Cataraqui Guild of Needle Arts Upcoming Events


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Ongoing April 15: "Old Traditions and New Innovations"
The Cataraqui Guild of Needle Arts presents "Old Traditions and New Innovations" at the 1000 Islands History Museum (formerly known as the Arthur Child's Museum), 125 Water St., Gananoque. This is an exhibition of over 100 pieces of embroidery, quilts, weaving, bobbin lace, rug hooking, and beading. Admission by Donation. Poster including presentation dates and times. Visit



March 27, 28: Quilt Fever 2020 *** POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE ***
The Etobicoke Quilters' Guild presents "Quilt Fever 2020 - A Quilting Journey" at Neilson Park Creative Centre, 56 Neilson Dr, Etobicoke, ON. Hours: Friday and Saturday 10-5pm. Admission $10. The show is EQG's biennial and will be professionally judged. It features displays of quilts and quilt art exhibited in multiple galleries. Activities include daily draws and prizes with pick-to-win as well as a Members' Boutique, Bistro and Merchant Mall. For more information visit:



April 3, 4: Fibre Fling 2020 Exhibition and Sale Event - CANCELLED
Out-of-the-Box(OOTB)’s FIBRE FLING 2020, at Kitchissippi United Church, 630 Island Park Drive, Ottawa, Ontario. Friday, April 3, 10 am – 8 pm  and Saturday, April 4, 10 am – 5 pm. Admission is $5. Out-of-the-Box expects to showcase over 200 original artworks from over 40 individual fibre artists.  Their one of a kind pieces range from art quilts, wearables (scarves, hats, jackets, etc), to appliqué, embroidery and bead works; and demonstrate a wide range of textile techniques both traditional such as knitting and crocheting) and contemporary applications such as felting, free motion/thread painting and mixed media to name just a few. For more information visit:

April 23, 24, 25: Piecemakers 2020 Quilt Show
The Huron Perth Quilters' Guild & The Stonetown Quilters' Guild present "Piecemakers 2020 Quilt Show" at The Pyramid Centre, 317 James St. C., St. Marys, ON. Show features new quilts, lunch, door prizes, Merchant's Mall, demonstrations, Boutique, Daily Bed Turning Lecture. Hours are Thursday 10-5pmm, Friday 10-7pm, Saturday 10-4pm. Admission $8. For information visit or contact Linda Bartlett at bartlett841 at or become a friend of Facebook "Piecemakers Quilt Show".



May 1, 2: Quilts from the Valley
The Rouge Valley Quilters' Guild presents "Quilts from the Valley" at Forest Brook Community Church, 60 Kearney Dr, Ajax, ON. Hours are Friday 10-8pm and Saturday 10-5pm. Admission $7. This show features a raffle of three quilts and quilt ladder, a members' challenge display, merchants' mall, guild boutique, silent auction, tea room with baked goods, door prizes and much more in a fully accessible facility with ample parking. For more information, visit

May 1 - 3: 2020 Spring Retreat
Fibre Spring Retreat at 533 Route 315N, Lac-Simon, Quebec; Arrival Friday May 1 from 2pm, Departure Sunday, May 3 at 2pm. Many workshops. For more details visit

May 2: Lace Day 2020
The Ottawa Guild of Lace Makers invites you to their 32nd Lace Day, at Rendez-vous des aines francophones (RAFO), 3349 Navan Road, Orleans from 10am to 3pm. Admission: $5 children under 12 years are free. Show features a Guld Challange Exhibition on roses, an Exhibition of lace work, Identification of heirloom or antique laces, Demonstration of bobbin lacemaking techniques, Opportunity to try the art of bobbin lacemaking, Sale of supplies for bobbin and needle lace, tatting, embroidery, books and much more. For more information visit

May 8, 9: Common Thread Quilt Guild 2020 Quilt Show
The Common Thread Quilt Guild presents is 2020 Quilt Show at the City View Curling Club, 50 Capilano Drive, Ottawa. Hours: Friday May 8 10am - 7pm; Saturday May 9 10am - 5pm. Admission: $10 per day OR $15 for 2 days. For more information, visit

May 8, 9: Mississauga Quilts!
The Mississauga Quilters' Guild presents "Mississauga Quilts!" at the Burnhamthorpe Community Centre & Arena, 1500 Gulleden Dr, Mississauga, ON. Hours are Friday 10-6pm and Saturday 10-4pm. Admission $8. Advance tickets $7. Available at the door or online. Show features Mercharnt's market, Guild Boutique, Live Demonstrations, Guild Cafe, Quilt Raffle, Mini Quilts Auction, and lots of quilts. Check them out on facebook or vist their web site

May 8, 9: "Stitches in Bloom Quilt Show"
The Chatham Kent Quilters Guild presents "Stitches in Bloom Quilt Show" at St Paul's Congregational Church, 450 Park Ave W, Chatham, ON. Hours are Friday 10-5pm and Saturday 10-4pm. Admission $10. Show features quilts, Marianne's Market, Tea Room, Quilt raffle, Vendors. Quilt Appraisaals by appointment. Call 519-351-8175. For more information visit

May 18-23: "Quilts of Spain "
Ailsa Craig Quilt & Fibre Arts Festival presents "Quilts of Spain" at the Ailsa Craig recreation Centre, 155 Annie Ada Shipley St, Ailsa Craig, ON. Additional displays atYe Olde Town Hall and Ailsa Craig Arts Centre. Hours: 10-5pm Monday-Friday and 10-4pm Saturday.There will be workshops with teachers, Merchant Mall, Quilters' Cafe, Exhibition of over 100 quilts. Admission $12; Youth $5; Children Free (HST included). For classes & events: 160-D Ailsa Craig Main Street and visit

May 20-25: EAC Seminar - Rhythm of the Needle
The Marigold Guild of Needle Arts is pleased to invite you to "Seminar 2020 – Rhythm of the Needle", at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, located in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People.This is the annual Embroidery Association of Canada meeting of embroiderers. For more details, visit

May 22, 23: Quilt Show & Sale 2020 POSTPONED till May 28, 29, 2021
The Thousand Island Quilters' Guild presents their Quilt Show & Sale 2020 at the Brockville Memorial Centre, Magedoma Drive, Brockville, Ontario. Hours: Friday 10am to 6pm and Saturday 10am to 4pm. An excellent display of quilted items in a wide range of show categories. Visit the TIQG Boutique for a beautiful hand-made quilts & quilted items for sale. Watch demonstrations of Quilting Techniques – Tools – Gadgets – Antique Bed Turning & more... Visit our Merchant Mall– for your “Shopper-tunity”. Take a break in our Tearoom. Check out our Silent Auction items and Community Quilts displays. Admission is $8. For more information, visit

May 29- 31: "20/20 Visions of Quilts in Niagara"
The Niagara Heritage Quilters' Guild presents"20/20 Visions of Quilts in Niagara" at the Meridian Community Centre, 100 Meridian Way, Fonthill, ON. Hours: Friday 10-8pm, Saturday 10-6pm, Sunday 10-4pm. Admission $8. Children 10 and under free. Show features appraisals on Saturday, Members boutique, Quilt raffle proceeds to the Kristen French Advocacy Centre, Vendors Mall and Workshops, including Long Arm Classes sponsored by Kindred Spirits Quilt Co and Jane’s in Stitches. For more info, visit



June 6: Orillia Quilt Sale
On Saturday June 6, 2020, Westmount Congregation and the Westmount Quilting Group present this Quilt Sale, 23 Westmount Dr. S., Orillia, ON. There will be over 60 quilts for sale including I Spy Play Mats, cushions, table runners, wall hangings, environmentally friendly bags, gifts to buy for your favourite quilter and so much more. FREE Admission, FREE Parking. Only cash & cheques accepted for purchases. For more information email petejordan10 at or call Linda 705-326-5568 or check out our facebook page at Westmount Quilting Events, or Orillia Quilt Sale 2020.

June 20: Lansdowne Textile Festival
Lansdowne presents its 5th annual Textile Festival at the Lansdowne Community Building on June 20 2020, 10 am -  4pm. The Festival will features spinning, weaving, quilting, rug hooking, needle arts, and other mediums.



July 10, 11 ,12: Quilts on the Tay
The Lanark County Quilter Guild presents "Quilts on the Tay", at Smiths Falls Memorial Community Centre, 71 Cornelia Street W, Smiths Falls, ON (across from hospital). There will be contemporary and traditional quilts, a Boutique, Merchant Mall, Door prizes, and a Quilters Cafe. It is wheelchair accessible.Featured quilter is Bev Cooper. Admission if $10. Children under 12 free. Family rate available. Lots of quilts, lots of Vendors, even an elevator to the Second floor, where the Tearoom and Boutique are located. For more info, visit or email lanarkcountyquilters at

July 11, 12: "A Stitch in Time 2020"
The Prince Edward County Quilters' Guild presents "A Stitch in Time 2020" at the Wellington and District Community Centre, Lehigh Arean, 111 Belleville St., Wellington, ON.
Hours: Saturday 10-5pm and Sunday 10-4pm. Show features an arena full of quilts; Merchants’ Mall; Guest Artists; Demonstrations; Raffle Quilt; Judged Quilts; Members’ Boutique; Scissor Sharpener; Vintage Sewing Machine display, Cafe. Admission $8. Bus groups eligible for a 25% discount on Admission! Free Parking and fully accessible. For more info, visit

**July 25, 26: "Quilts in the Village"
Black Creek Pioneer Village presents "Quilts in the Village". It is held at Black Creek Pioneer Village, 1000 Murray ross Pkwy, North York, ON. It runs both days from 11am to 5pm. A day of history, mixed with creativity and inspiration, awaits! For more information visit



August 13 to 16: Canada's Biggest Fibre Festival 2020
Twist Fibre Festival  2020  Canada's biggest Fibre Festival, held at 530 Rue Charles Auguste Montreuil, Saint-Andre-Avelin. August 13-16.  Workshop schedule available in March; program and exhibitors available in April on website. It features 4 days of workshops and 3 days of festivities. For more information, visit:


October 30, 31: Quilting in the Pumpkin Patch
Quinte Quilters Guild presents "Quilting in the Pumpkin Patch ", at Quinte Christian Hight School, 138 Wallbridge Loyalist Rd, Belleville, ON, Hours: Friday 10-6pm; Saturday 9-4pm. Admission $8. Children under 12 free. Show features a Raffle Quilt and Baskets, Member's Marketplace, Tea/Lunch Room, Vendor Demonstrations, youth Quilt Display, Ven000dors. For more info, visit


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