January 2019 Newsletter
February 24, 2019 – FFAA Annual General Meeting open to all FFAA members. Following the meeting, a dessert potluck will feature a small craft project for attendees to make. Location is Room 108 at the ORANGE HUB, (formerly known as the west end MacEwan campus) 10045 – 156 St, Edmonton.
Please note we will be updating our Bylaws to correct terminology and numbering. We have added a few new areas, highlighted in green, deletions are in yellow. Please read and be prepared to vote on these changes.
Upcoming Trunk Show and Workshops
Ana Buzzalino will present a Trunk Show at the FFAA General Meeting on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at St. David’s United Church, 4614 – 48 Street in Leduc AB. Join us for pizza at 6 pm, rsvp on the class registration page please. Meeting begins at 6:30 pm, Trunk Show starts at 7:15 pm.
Member Guild Events
Alberta Council for the Ukrainian Arts
Black Gold Quilt Patch Guild
Edmonton & District Quilters Guild
Venue update as of January 26, 2019 – For the February 20, 2019 meeting only the location is Festival Place in Sherwood Park and the guest speaker is Ricky Tims. The EDQG Board reversed the earlier decision to limit the attendance to members only at the February 20th meeting. Visitors will now be welcome to enter from 6:45-7:10pm after EDQG members have taken their seats from 6:30-6:45pm. A guest fee of $7 applies for non-members.
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
Edmonton Rug Hooking Guild
ERHG is hosting a bi weekly 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 starting January 10, 2019.
Edmonton Weavers’ Guild
Evergreen Spinners and Weavers Guild
Various locations in the Yellowhead region west of Edmonton. Contact Focus on Fibre Art Assn for more information.
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.
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.