News and Upcoming Events

Note: The Nov/Dec newsletter was revised on 12Nov19. See below for earlier 2019 newsletters.

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Upcoming Workshops

Saturday November 30, 2019 – FFAA Play Day at the Orange Hub 10-3 pm
Space is limited. Register now.

Read about some of the workshops we have planned for 2020.

Upcoming Meetings

Start time is 2pm and location is Room 108, The Orange HUB,10045-156 St. Edmonton, unless otherwise indicated. Parking is available onsite.
November 24, 2019 – FFAA Executive meeting  Location TBA.
December 8, 2019  – FFAA General meeting + Christmas Potluck
January 19, 2020 – FFAA Executive (12:00pm) and Board meeting (2-4 pm)  
February 23, 2020 – FFAA AGM – vote on new Bylaws

Member Guild Meeting Dates & Times
Member Guild Upcoming Events

Edmonton & District Quilters’ Guild Fall Workshops – Brush up on your machine quilting and learn a few new tricks and techniques. To register contact Kim Caskey at program@edqg.ca. Each workshop with lunch is $75.

Sat. Nov 9/19 – A Cheaters’ Guide to Quilting taught by Kathleen Riggins.
Sun. Nov 10/19 – Quilting With Rules on Your Domestic Machine taught by Kathleen Riggins.

Edmonton & District Quilters’ Guild guest speaker on Nov 20/19 is Trudy Cowan presenting Using Quilts To Illustrate Your Stories at the ATA Building Auditorium, 11010 142 St NW, Edmonton, AB. Free parking is available. Guests are welcome. Please identify yourself at the door. Admission is $10. (correct admission cost for visitors revised 12Nov19)

Edmonton Needlecraft Guild invites you to bring a Pretty Little Thing that you’ve made to donate for their draw; also bring some cash because you will want lots of chances to win! Anyone with an interest in fibre arts is welcome to attend. Alberta, bring your own plate, cup and cutlery and something delicious to share for dinner or dessert.

Tuesday, Dec 10/19 at 6:30-10pm at Spirit of Hope Church, 7909 82 Ave NW, Edmonton AB. Doors 6:30pm, Potluck Dinner at 7pm, draws to follow.

Edmonton & District Quilters’ Guild invites you to Quilt Canada 2020 on June 18-20 at the Edmonton Convention Centre.

Volunteer Hours Submission Form

FFAA tracks the number of hours that volunteers contribute to fibre art activities as part of the reporting requirement for AGCL.  Please report all your fibre art related activities that are not already reported elsewhere. Activities could include helping with a booth to promote fibre art at a trade/art show, sharing tips and techniques with youth or senior or other groups, speaking to groups.  Use the online FFAA Volunteer Hours Submission Form

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.