The Garrett Bluenose Patterns: Celebrating Nova Scotia’s Rug Hooking Heritage, by The Teachers Branch, Rug Hooking Guild of Nova Scotia

Over the course of 80 years, Garrett’s produced hundreds of designs. They also provided patterns for Eaton’s, who, in the late 1920s, were Garrett’s best customers. Garrett’s rose to become the largest worldwide producer of rug hooking patterns.

The Story of Lillian Burke, by Edward M. Langille

Lillian Burke is not a household name. If Edward M. Langille, author of The Lillian Burke Story, had his way, that would change. Artist, reconstruction therapist, musician, teacher—American-born Burke was all of these. Though Burke lived the bulk of her life in the United States, she also had a Canadian connection. This came through Elsie …

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