News and Upcoming Events

 

Kate Atherley Knitting Workshop, May 24-28, 2019 

Registration now open

Upcoming Meetings 

June Board meeting date TBA

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

2019 Festival of Quilts will be held June 1 & 2, 2019 at the Central Lions Recreation Centre, 11113 – 113 St. 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!  www.emqg.ca

Edmonton Needlecraft Guild

www.edmontonneedlecraftguild.com  or on Facebook

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

Meetings are usually the first Thursday of the month, September through June, at Pleasantview Community Hall, 10860 – 57 Avenue.  Next meeting is Thursday June 6, 2019 10am-3pm.

In addition, 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  chawkins520@gmail.com for more information.

Latchet Machine Knitting Club

Meets the second Thursday of each month, September through June in the early afternoon in private homes. Contact lynette.kreddig@franklynfarm.ca

Fibre Art Exhibitions

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
  • Edmonton Fibre Frolic is hosting a market on Sunday May 26, 2019 10am-4pm, Terwillegar Community Church, 1751 Towne Centre Blvd NW, Edmonton AB.
  • K-Days Makers Exhibition 2019 is the second annual showcase and celebration of local Edmonton makers, creators, artists and producers of all ages. Art exhibit runs July 19-28. Every participant receives a free K-Days general admission pass.
  • 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.