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Shows & Special Events

 

March 23 & 24, 2018 in Etobicoke, ON

Etobicoke Quilters Guild - Quilt Fever 2018

May 4 - 6, 2018 in Peterborough, ON

Kawartha Quiltmakers’ Guild Presents Feelings In Fabric 2018

May 14 - June 9, 2018 in St Marys, ON

Quilt Squared 2nd one foot square Quilt & Fibre Art Challenge and Show at the St. Marys Museum, 177 Church St. South, St. Marys, ON N4X 1B6. Opening Reception May 14 at 6:00 pm.

May 31 - June 2, 2018 in Vancouver, BC

CQA/ACC National Juried Show

June 1 & 2, 2018 in Owen Sound, ON

Bluewater Quilters’ Guild, Owen Sound ‘Quilts by the Bay 2018’ Quilt Show

July 7 & 8, 2018 in Wellington, ON

Prince Edward County Quilters’ Guild's 18th biennial ‘A Stitch In Time’ Quilt Show.

July 29 & 30, 2018 in Toronto, ON

Quilts at the Creek Collective, Black Creek Pioneer Village, 1000 Murray Ross, Parkway, Toronto

September 21 & 22, 2018 in St. Marys

QuiltX Show 2018, Pyramid Centre, 317 James St S, St.Marys

For additional events throughout the country and abroad,

go to the CQA/ACC website, www.canadianquilter.com.

Once transferred to the home page, click "Events"

Workshop, Lecture. Retreat & Tour Opportunities

February 24, 2018 in Mannheim, ON

Audrey Vrooman will teach Invisible Appliqué. At the November meetings the fine workmanship inspired many to sign up three months before the class! The colourful sample with flowers and a bird had fine quilting as well as embellishments. Even those who usually don’t enjoy appliqué were inspired to sign up. A few spots are still available. The workshop is $35. There is a $20 supply fee to be paid directly to the instructor.

March 20 - 24, 2018 Lancaster, PA

Diane Carson's bus trip and tour to Lancaster and the AQS Show. www.ettravel.com/ET/dianesdestinations2018

April 14, 2018 in Mannheim, ON

Be adventurous and join Angela Grasse for the April 14 workshop called Sumptuous Surfaces. She was our guest speaker in January and her work was so original and exciting. Angela will share her expertise with mixed media and fabric  and will teach us how to use paint sticks, transfer foil, ink sticks, paints, fusible web, laces, etc. Bring fabric about the size of a fat quarter in cotton, silk or lace and have fun. The workshop is $35 and there is a $10 supply fee.

May 31 - June 2, 2018 in Vancouver, BC Quilt

Canada Conference at the Vancouver Convention Centre

September 6 - 16, 2018 in Burlington, ON

The Fibre Content Show will be held for the 4th time from September 6 - 16, 2018 at the Art Gallery of Burlington. Details can be found at http://fibrations.org The show is open to all styles, and past show pieces can be seen on the website.

 

Calls for Entry

 

CQA/ACC National Juried Show (NJS)

The Show takes place from May 31 to June 2, 2018 at the Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, BC. Important Dates:

September 1, 2017 - Submissions begin
January 31, 2018, 3pm EST - Submissions close
On or before February 28, 2018 - Notification of acceptance
May 10-18, 2018 - Delivery/arrival of quilts
May 30, 2018 - NJS Awards Ceremony
May 31 – June 2, 2018 - Exhibition at Vancouver Convention Centre
June 6, 2018 - Return shipping begins

NJS Call for Entry

Joseph Schneider Haus Quilt Block Contest

Quilters are invited to participate in our annual Quilt Block Contest.  The 2018 Quilt Block contest theme is  There's a whole in my basket. Please download the 2018 entry form for contest details. Blocks will be received at Schneider Haus until 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 12, 2018.  Blocks must be postmarked no later than April 5, 2018.

Fibre Content Show

The Fibre Content Show will be held for the 4th time from September 6 - 16, 2018 at the Art Gallery of Burlington. Details can be found at http://fibrations.org The show is open to all styles, and past show pieces can be seen on the website.

Deadline for entries is May 31st.  

 

There is no theme and there are minimal size constraints.   Artists do not need to start from scratch, they are asked to curate their best works of the last 5 years and submit up to 3 pieces on line.

Here are the Call for Entry details in PDF format, which can also be downloaded from our website. Here is the show poster and a detailed outline of the Artist Talks to be held on both Saturdays, the 8th and the 15th.

 

Make it Big, Make it small

We are excited to be offering our second one foot square quilt challenge and show, to be exhibited at the St.Marys Museum in May and June of this year.

 

We would be delighted if some of you may be inspired by the theme, and enter a quilt for "Make it Big, Make it small", which could be a big idea, interpreted in a small quilt, or any other interpretation.

 

This year we have also been invited to be part of the Quilts at the Creek outdoor show in Toronto at the end of July, and also QuiltX in St Marys in September.

 

Here is the brochure. It is also available as a download from our website is www.quiltsquared.ca.

Updated February 21, 2018


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