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Fall 2019 Workshops

Beginner Tapestry with Karen King, Oct 5 & 6, and Oct 19 & 20.  Workshop is now FULL. We are accepting names for WAIT LIST ONLY.

Rug hooking purses and bags with Val Flannigan, Oct 24-26. Registration opens September 3 at 6 pm.   

Upcoming Meetings ***Note Oct 27 Meeting & Trunk Show 1:30pm

October 27, 2019 – FFAA Board meeting changed to General meeting starting at 1:30pm.  Featured speaker is rug hooker Val Flannigan of Kelowna BC. Meeting follows approx. 3:15pm. Location is Room 108, The Orange HUB,10045-156 St. Edmonton. Parking is available onsite.
November 24, 2019 – FFAA Executive meeting  
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

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

Member Guild Meeting Dates & Times
Member Guild Upcoming Events

Leduc Quilt Show on October 18 & 19, 2019 – co-sponsored by Black Gold Quilt Patch Guild and the Edmonton Modern Quilt Guild.

Edmonton & District Quilters’ Guild is hosting Quilt Canada 2020 on June 18-20 at the Edmonton Convention Centre.

Notice Board

The Ukrainian Women’s Association in Smoky Lake is looking for someone who works with flax, processing flax stems into fibre, and working with linen. Contact Noreen Easterbrook.

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.