Cataraqui Guild of Needle Arts Upcoming Events


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Current to March 31, 2019: "Crosscurrents: Canada in the Making"
This show explores ongoing cultural exchanges and interactions between Indegenous people, settler Canadians and newcomers over the last two centuries. Held at the Textile Museum of Cnada, 55 Centre Ave, Toronto. For more information, visit

Current to - May 26, 2019: "Beads, they're sewn so tight "
Works by Bev Koski, Katie Longboat, Jean Marshall and Olivia Whetung. Held at the Textile Museum of Canada, 55 Centre Ave, Toronto. For more information, visit,-they-re-sewn-so-tight



Current – Dec. 28. Re-Collection & Steel Collection.
Mississippi Valley Textile Museum, 3 Rosamund St. E., Almonte. Exhibitors Line Dufour & Barbara Hunt “explore social conventions about vulnerability and femininity…. “Re-Collection” is a multi-sensory installation of jacquard woven shrouds inspired by Renaissance patterns. Each shroud depicts the face of a child or young woman killed by a sexual predator in Ontario.”

Dec 6 - 9, 2018: "ARTFEST Kingston "
ARTFEST Kingston, Ki
ngston Christmas Art & Craft Show, is at 1485 Westbrook Rd. Kingston, ON. Shop for gifts from “125 of Ontario and Quebec’s most talented artists, craftspeople, and local artisans.” Mistletoe Bistro (lunch/dinner/desserts); Local wine, beer & cider; Santa’s Workshop; live music; Gift-wrapping table. Dates and times are as follows: Thursday, Dec 6 4-9pm; Friday, Dec 7 11am-9pm; Saturday, Dec 8  10am-9pm; Sunday, Dec 9 10am-5pm. Admission is $10, kids under 12 years old get in FREE. Free parking. For more information, visit



Jan. 7, 4 – 6 p.m. Stitching Circle.
Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre (FDASC), 144 Barrie St, Queen’s University. “In the Spirit of Truth and Reconciliation, join us for a Stitching Circle that brings together Indigenous and non-Indigenous staff, students, faculty, and community members. Set time aside in your busy schedule to stitch, spin, knit, sew, quilt, crochet, bead, embroider, or hook. Circle gatherings are an informal way to share time, thoughts, ideas, and skills through the language of needle and fibrearts.” Free. For more info: a.partridge at

Jan. 19 – Mar 23. STITCHED: A Homecoming.
Mississippi Valley Textile Museum, 3 Rosamund St. E., Almonte. Works by: Anne Kelly & Heather Dubreuil. “Kelly’s works are richly layered densely hand and machine embroidered, reminiscent of tapestries….Dubreuil distills urban scenes to their essence of line and shape and imposes on them her own imagined colour palette with black stitching to add structure.”

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