News and Upcoming Events

December Meeting Open to All Members

All FFAA members are welcome to a General Meeting on Sunday, December 9, 2018 at the new Capilano Library 9915-67 Street, Edmonton AB  2-4 pm.  Following the meeting, a dessert potluck will feature a small craft project for attendees to make.

Upcoming Workshops

April 3-7, 2019   Workshops with Ana Buzzalino

Member Guild Events 

Alberta Council for the Ukrainian Arts

Signature Artist Series – Nataliia Iashnikova & Myroslava Oksentiuk – A fine craft exhibition featuring all new work from two of Edmonton’s most beloved folk artists to Nov 30th at 9534 – 87 Street, Edmonton.  Christmas Market December 1, 2018 10-4pm at 2 locations: ACUA Gallery & Boutique 9534 – 87 Street and Strathcona Community Hall 10139 – 87 Ave. Edmonton. Read about ACUA 2018-19 workshops.   

Black Gold Quilt Patch Guild

Read about BGQPG 2018-19 activities.

Edmonton & District Quilters Guild

Venue update – The November 21st meeting will be held at AB Teachers Assn (ATA), 11010 – 142 Street Edmonton AB.

Read about 2018-19 EDQG speakers and workshops

Edmonton Modern Quilt Guild

Meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at the ORANGE HUB, (formerly known as the west end MacEwan campus) 10045 – 156 St, Edmonton. Doors open at 6:00, meeting starts at 6:30 to 8:30 pm.  We would love your company – the first meeting is free!

Edmonton Needlecraft Guild  

Edmonton Rug Hooking Guild

ERHG is piloting a weekly drop-in on most Thursday evenings, open to the public, beginners welcome.  Read about ERHG workshops. 

Edmonton Weavers’ Guild

 EWG General Meeting, Sat, Nov. 24, 10 am.  Strathcona Community League Hall, 10139 – 87 Ave., Edmonton.    Read about 2018-19 EWG classes and workshops.  

Evergreen Spinners and Weavers Guild

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Canadian Quilters Association News

As a member of CQA, Focus on Fibre Art Association shares the CQA news for the benefit of the quilting members of FFAA. Read the CQA_ACC November 2018 eNewsletter.  Also, read about the CQA Member Guild Challenge 2019 – Quilting Goes Viral. Participation is through your local quilt guild.

Artisan Sales Opportunities
  • The Royal Alberta Museum is looking for Alberta-based artisans and designers who are interested in having their products showcased at the Royal Alberta Museum’s gift shop in their new home in downtown Edmonton.
  • The Alberta Branded retail store at the Alberta Legislature Visitor Centre showcases a selection of handcrafted works by Alberta artists. Artisans are selected through an annual juried artist showcase that features distinctive pieces curated to represent a specific theme. For additional information or inquiries phone 780.422.3982.