News and Upcoming Events


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Upcoming Meetings

Paper beadsFebruary 23, 2020 – FFAA AGM – Vote on new Bylaws. Business meeting will be followed with a great activity led by Deborah Giles, paper beads! Please bring along a small heat gun, if you have one. 

March 15, 2020Board meeting
April 19, 2020Executive (12pm) and Board meeting (2-4 pm)
May 31, 2020Board meeting

Start time is 2 pm and location is Room 108, The Orange HUB,10045-156 St. Edmonton, unless otherwise indicated. Parking is available onsite.

2020: Future in Focus - Call for Entry

Download the call for entry for the 2020 competition and show. Deadline to enter is midnight on May 17, 2020.

Upcoming Workshops

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

AGLC Information Sessions for Casino Volunteers 

AGLC offers Gaming Information for Charitable Groups (GAIN) information sessions about gaming licences and how to spend gaming funds. Sessions are free and can be taken two ways: online or in person. The schedule for the  Combined session (Use of Proceeds and Casino Operations) is now available online. Edmonton dates range from January 24 to March 10, 2020. You must register to attend an in-class GAIN session; the FFAA registration number is 61447.

Member Guild Meeting Dates & Times
Member Guild Upcoming Events

Edmonton & District Quilters’ Guild guest speaker on Feb 19/20 is Janelle McKay, aka Emmaline Bags, who will share her journey from quilter to bag maker. Janelle will reveal tips to make bag making easy for your too!  

Edmonton Rug Hooking Guild is hosting Tanya Graham on Thursday April 2, 2020. Tanya will speak on Line Shape and Color in 20th Century Painting and Textiles. Location is the Pleasantview Community Hall, 10860 – 57 Avenue, Edmonton AB from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm.

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

Edmonton Rug Hookers Guild is hosting the Prairie Harvest Rug Hooking School September 18-23, 2020 in Edmonton AB at the Providence Retreat Centre.

Volunteer Hours Submission Form

FFAA tracks the number of hours that volunteers contribute to fibre art activities to meet the requirements for grant applications.  Please report all your FFAA fibre art related activities including administrative and travel time. 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, or preparing for or participating in a meeting. Use the online FFAA Volunteer Hours Submission Form