News and Upcoming Events

Ana Buzzalino Workshops, April 3-5 and 6-7, 2019 

Both workshops are now full, we are accepting names for wait list only at this time

Register for Waitlist for Workshops with Ana Buzzalino

Junkmail Journal Workshop, April 26 & 27, 2019 with Deborah Giles 

Register for Junkmail Journal Workshop now.

Kate Atherley Knitting Workshop, May 24-28, 2019 

Online registration opens soon.

Upcoming Meetings 

 

April 3, 2019 – General meeting open to all FFAA members. This meeting will feature Ana Buzzalino who will present a Trunk Show. Location is St. David’s United, 4614 – 48 Street in Leduc AB.

RSVP online to join us for pizza supper at 6 pm.

 NEW START TIMES:

FFAA General & Special Meetings begins at 6:30 pm.

BGQPG meeting starts at 7 pm.  

Trunk Show starts at 7:30 pm.

Member Guild Events 

Alberta Council for the Ukrainian Arts

Read about ACUA 2018-19 workshops.   

Black Gold Quilt Patch Guild

Read about BGQPG 2018-19 activities.

Edmonton & District Quilters Guild

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!  www.emqg.ca

Edmonton Needlecraft Guild

www.edmontonneedlecraftguild.com  or on Facebook

Road trip to Benito embroidery workshop March 30, 2019

POPup Stitches at Muttart, April 3, 2019   5-9pm

2019 Fibre Pot-Pourri in Red Deer AB, May 31 – June 2

Call for entry Armchair Traveller: Stitching the World. Exhibition runs June 24 – August 28, 2019 at Enterprise Square, Edmonton AB

Edmonton Rug Hooking Guild

ERHG is hosting a bi-monthly drop in group at Windsor Park Community League, 11840-87 Ave, on the second and fourth Thursday evening, open to the public, beginners welcome. Kits available for purchase at a nominal fee.  Read about ERHG evening drop-in sessions for beginners through June 27, 2019. 

Edmonton Weavers’ Guild

Read about 2018-19 EWG classes and workshops.  

Evergreen Spinners and Weavers Guild

Various locations in the Yellowhead region west of Edmonton. Contact Focus on Fibre Art Assn for more information.

Fibre Art Exhibitions

HOME ECONOMICS: 150 YEARS OF CANADIAN HOOKED RUGS

February 7 to April 23, 2019    Free Admission
Borealis Gallery   9820 – 107 St NW, Edmonton AB

CHRISTIAN DIOR
February 3 – June 2, 2019
Glenbow Museum   130 – 9 Avenue SE, Calgary AB

ART IN UBIQUITY – Weaving exhibition by Edmonton Weavers’ Guild, celebrating 65 years
April 27 – June 8, 2019    Free Admission
Alberta Craft Council, 10186 – 106 St, Edmonton AB
Opening reception: Saturday, April 27  Demo 11-3pm  Reception 2-4pm

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.