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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

Creativ Festival is partnering with ScrapFest at the upcoming Creativ Festival!  

at the International Centre. 

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 wcqg@wcquiltersguild.on.ca.

 

October 26, 2017 in Kitchener, ON

Joseph Schneider Haus National Historic Site presentation from 7:00 to 8:30 pm: Kathryn 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 HST.

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: 519-742-7752

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 avrooman@rogers.com.

 

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 contact@greenwoodquiltery.com

275 Woolwich, St., Guelph, ON N1H 3V8

 

Updated October 17, 2017


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