News and Upcoming Events

FFAA Workshops

Registration Open FFAA Felting Skills Workshop with Carolyn Agopsowicz August  11 or 18, 2018

Registration Open FFAA Natalie Grambow Creativity and Colour Workshops August 2018

Registration Open  FFAA Melissa Arnold Felting Workshops September 2018

2018 Climate Change Competition Winners

  

Viewers’ Choice 

   Spring Drought

   by Sabrina Capune

More photos of winners at Gallery 2018

 

Demonstrations of fibre art techniques at CreativFestival West

FFAA members will be offering fibre art demos on September 7 & 8, 2018 at CreativFestival West at Millennium Place, 2000 Premier Way, Sherwood Park AB (map).

Volunteers Needed

FFAA members are needed to demonstrate fibre art techniques at upcoming local events, including: Creative Festival West sign up, Sept 6,7,8, and Alberta Cutlure Days on Sept 30 (link coming soon).

Member Guild Events

Alberta Council for the Ukrainian Arts

Summer break

Black Gold Quilt Patch Guild

Summer break

Edmonton & District Quilters Guild

Quilted Garden Tour Saturday July 21, 2018  www.edqg.ca 

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!  www.emqg.ca

Edmonton Needlecraft Guild

Summer break   www.edmontonneedlecraftguild.com  

Edmonton Rug Hooking Guild

Summer break edmontonrughookingguild.com

Edmonton Weavers’ Guild

Workshop Making Your Mark!   July 21 & 22, 2018, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

This is a beginner class using Fibre Reactive Dyes on Cotton Cloth. This is about exploring and creating marks on cloth. We will be mixing dyes, painting, rolling dyes on the cloth, stamping, spraying, scraping and doodling. When you have finished the class you will know how to mix the dyes and come away with cloth you have created yourself.

Previous experience is not required.

Instructor:  Cheryl Griffin

Fee: $165 (Materials included)  edmontonweavers.org

Evergreen Spinners and Weavers Guild

Summer break 

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 2019 the theme is Influence/Confluence. Submission deadline is August 17, 2018. For additional information or inquiries phone 780.422.3982 .