Shows & Special Events
October 13 & 14, 2017 in Waterloo, ON
The Waterloo County Quilt Guild presents their 2017 Quilt Exhibit at the
Forbes Family Hall at RIM Park, Manulife Sports Complex, 2001 University Avenue East Waterloo, ON. The show will be open from 10 am - 5 pm each day. For the promotional postcard click here.
October 13 & 14, 2017 in Norval in Halton Hills, ON
The Halton Hills Quilt Guild presents their 2017 Quilt Show - Canada, Strong and Quilting at the Croatian Franciscan Centre, 9118 Winston Churchill Blvd. (at 5 Sideroad) Norval (in Halton Hills) ON. Look for the two chruch steeples.
The show will be open from 10 am to 5pm Friday and 10 am to 4pm Saturday.Website: www.hhqg.ca/quilt-shows
Click here for the Flyer.
October 26 - 28, 2017 in Mississauga, ON
is partnering with ScrapFest at the upcoming Creativ Festival!
Doors open on Thursday and Friday from
9am to 6pm and Saturday 9am to 5pm.
For additional events throughout the country and abroad,
go to the CQA/ACC website, www.canadianquilter.com.
Once transferred to the home page, click "Event" at the top of the page.
Workshop, Lecture & Retreat Opportunities
October 19, 2017 in Mono, ON
Dufferin Piecemakers is hosting Kelly Cline from Kansas at our next meeting on Monday, October 16. Kelly specializes in quilting vintage linens.
Kelly will be conducting a workshop during the afternoon at our usual meeting location, the OAS Event Centre (Orangeville Ag Society building),
247090 5 Sideroad, Mono. http://oaseventcentre.ca/directions
Details of the workshop are linked here. We would welcome any of your members who might be interested in attending. Contact information on the invitation link.
October 19, 2017 in Waterloo, ON
The Waterloo County Quilt Guild presents a Joni Newman workshop making
"Sunflowers", utilizing fusible web and thread work. The sunflower petals are
floppy and are held together by the flower centre. The workshop will be an all -
day class with the dimensional flower part in the morning and fused flowers in
the afternoon. There is no prep work required. The cost for members will be $40 and $45 for nonmembers. Contact Darlene Yanke, Carol Ross Williamson or Bonnie Murdoch. If you do not have thier contact information email the guild at email@example.com.
October 26, 2017 in Kitchener, ON
Joseph Schneider Haus National Historic Site presentation from 7:00 to 8:30 pm:
Plunkett an experienced master weaver and former Schneider Haus staff member
will discuss the techniques of weaving, the history of Jacquard woven
coverlets, and the collectors who preserved them. This lecture includes a visit
to the exhibit Treasuring History: In Memory of the Blayneys. Cost: $5 plus
October 28, 2017 in Kitchener, ON
Joseph Schneider Haus National Historic Site Learn
the basics of Native raised or embossed beading with First Nations Artist and
Educator Workshop with Naomi Smith. Create a beautiful beaded Native Strawberry using century
old beading techniques. Make one for yourself or to give to someone special.
Suitable for adults. $85 plus HST. The fee covers all materials and equipment. Pre-registration is required at the Joseph Schneider Haus - call:
November 9, 2017 in Bloomingdale, ON
The Grand River Modern Quilt Guild presents guest speaker, Libs Elliot (www.libselliott.com), an exciting modern quilter from Toronto. The presentation will take place at the Bloomingdale United Church, 860 Sawmill Road North, Bloomingdale. Tickets are limited and cost $10. To reserve a seat contact Audrey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Calls for Entry
Ongoing Exhibits at the Greenwood Gallery
The Greenwood Gallery is
currently accepting submissions from individuals and groups for monthly
exhibits. They seek to maintain a relationship with the tradition of
quilting while exploring new avenues in textile art.
Contact information for Christine Whitehouse, Gallery Coordinator:
519-822-2790 or email@example.com
275 Woolwich, St., Guelph, ON N1H 3V8
Updated October 17, 2017
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