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Her work has been shown in Toronto, Montreal, St. John, Moncton, Sydney, San Diego, Phoenix, and other places. The Dr. Elizabeth Lefort Gallery, located in Chéticamp, Nova Scotia, holds the largest collection of her work, including “The Crucifixion” which spans 3m x 1.7m and required the dyeing of some 510 colours. She was appointed a member of the Order of Canada in 1987 and received an honorary doctorate from the Université de Moncton in 1975.

Elizabeth’s piece titled Canadian Centennial 1967 features 416 colors, was 8 months in the making, used 7 miles of yarn and has 1,750,000 stitches hooked. The tapestry measures 3.2m x 2.0m (68 sq. ft.).

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