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Current to Mar 23, 2019. 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.”

Current to Mar 27, 2019: Evolving Traditions 2019
Quinte Fibre Artists present "Evolving Traditions 2019" at the John M. Parrott Art Gallery, 254 Pinnacle Street, Belleville, ON. Gallery hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 9:30am to 5pm, Thursday 9:30am to 8pm; Saturday 9:30am to 5:30pm. Visit the Belleville Public Library web site

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


APRIL 2019

Apr 5 & Apr 6: Fibre Fling 2019
Out-of-the-Box Fibre Artists present Fibre Fling, 2019. Textile Art Show and Sale: Art quilts, mixed media framed works, felting, wearables, embroidery, dolls, beadwork, jewelry, rug hooking and more. Friday 10am to 8pm; Saturday 10am to 5pm.  Light refreshments available. Kitchissippi United Church, 630 Island Park Drive, Ottawa, ON. Admission: $5. Visit for more information.

April 6 & 7: The Magic of Quilts Quilt Show
This show presented by the Region of York Quilters Guild, is being held at the Newmarket Community Centre, 200 Doug Duncan Dr, Newmarket, ON. Saturday 10am to 5pm; Sunday 10am to 4pm. It will have hundreds of beautiful quality quilts, wall hangings, quilted clothing and bags made by more than 150 guild members with a wide array of quilting styles. There will be a merchant mall, viewer’s choice, tea room, door prizes and a fabulous raffle quilt. Please join us for a day of great fun, good food, and of course, plenty of quilting inspirations! For more information, visit

Apr 8 – May 5: Art Threads 2019
The Kingston Fibre Artists
present "Art Threads 2019" at The Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning, 370 King Street West, Kingston, ON. Monday through Saturday 10am to 6pm; Sundays 10am to 5pm. Artist Walk & TalkFri Apr 12, 10am – noon. Artist DemosFri Apr 12, 1 – 4pm. Opening ReceptionSat, Apr 13: 2 – 4pm. Free Admission. For more information, visit

Apr 13 – 14: Sun, Moon & Stars Quilt Show 2019
Napanee Heritage Quilters’ Guild present "Sun, Moon & Stars Quilt Show 2019" at the Strathcona Paper Centre (Arena), 16 McPherson Drive, Napanee, ON. Saturday and Sunday 10am to 4pm. Feature Quilter is member Sue Fiddes. Show features vendors, boutique, books, raffles, free coffee and tea, light lunch, Silent Auction, demonstrations. Admission: $7. Visit for more details.

Apr 25 – Sept 15: Balancing Acts
Through beadwork, textiles, photography, video and sculpture, Montreal-based artist Nadia Myre draws attention to the power and histories of Indigenous textile practices….” Textile Museum of Canada, 55 Centre Ave, Toronto. Admission: $15 ($10 for seniors). Open daily from 11am to 5pm; Wednesdays 11 am to 8pm. Visit for more information.

April 26 & 27: Quilts on the Seaway
The Cornwall Quilters' Guild presents "Quilts on the Seaway" at St. John’s Presbyterian Church, 28 Second St. E. Cornwall, ON. Quilt exhibits, merchant mall, sale boutique, tea room and bed turning. Friday 10am to 6pm and Saturday 10 at 4pm. Admission:$8. Visit for more information.

April 27 & 28: Quilts in the Ottawa Valley Quilt Show
The Arnprior & District Quilters’ Guild show features the amazing work of our talented guild members. It will be held at the Nick Smith Centre, 77 James St., Arnprior ON. Saturday 10am to 5pm, Sunday 10am to 4pm. The show features many quilts, a modern quilt challenge, mystery quilts, quilter of distinction, vendor mall, tea room, stunning raffle quilt, door prizes and much more. Admission $7. For more information visit


MAY 2019

May 3, 4, 5: Beaconsfield Quilters Guild 40th Anniversary and Quilt Show
Beaconsfield Quilters Guild’s 40th Anniversary celebration and biennial quilt show will be held at the Centennial Centre, MacDonald Campus, 21111 Rue Lakeshore, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC. Friday 7:30pm – 9:00pm, Saturday 9am – 5pm, Sunday 9am – 4pm. New to the show this year are: workshops, lectures and demos; and as always, a tea room and vendors. Admission $10. For more information, visit

May 3 & 4: Quilting in the Village
The Thames Valley Quilters Guild presents "Quilting in the Village" at Wesley-Knox United Church, 91 Askin St, London, ON. Friday 10am to 6pm; Saturday 10am to 4pm. Quilt display, vendors, tea room, boutique. Admission is $8 and includes light refreshments. For more information, visit

May 4: Lace Day 2019
The Ottawa Guild of Lacemakers invites you to their 31st "Lace Day" on Saturday May 4 from noon to 4pm, at 3349 Navan Road, Orleans, ON. Admission: $5 - children under 12 yrs free. Guild challenge exhibition: Bags. For more information, visit

May 4 & 5: Open House
Knowledge & Needles starts the new season with an Open House Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 5pm. K&N re-opens with new goodies from Nashville. Their address is 190 Smith Street, Brighton, ON. For more information, visit

May 10, 11 & 12: Quilt Show 2019
Ottawa Valley Quilters Guild presents "Quilt Show 2019" at City View Curling Rink, 50 Capilano Drive (off Merivale), Ottawa. Friday and Saturday 10am to 5pm; Sunday 10am to 4pm. Admission $10 ($15 for weekend pass). Visit for more details.

May 9, 10 & 11: Oxford Quilters’ Guild Quilt Show
The Oxford Quilters' Guild presents "Pieces of Magic Quilt Show" being held at 97 Mutual St. S., Ingersoll, ON. Thursday and Friday 10-7, Saturday 10-4. More than 200 new quilts by members, Guild Challenges, Guild 40th Anniversary display, Door prizes, Merchant Mall, Boutique, Tea Room, Raffle Quilt (draw Saturday at 3 pm). Admission $8. For more information, visit

May 14 to 19, 2019: Beyond the Edge, EAC Seminar 2019
The "Embroiderers’ Association of Canada" presents their annual seminar in Victoria, BC. For more information, visit

May 20 to 25, 2019: Quilts of New Zealand - 2019
Ailsa Craig Quilt & Fibre Arts Festival presents "Quilts of New Zealand - 2019", at the Ailsa Craig recreation Centre, 155 Annie Ada Shipley St, Ailsa Craig, ON. Show features an exhibition of over 100 quilts, workshops with teachers, Merchant mall, Quilter's cafe. For more information, visit or

May 21, 22, 23, 24, 25: St. Jacobs Quilt Shows
St. Jacobs Quilt and Fibre Art Festival will be held at the Schoolhouse Theatre. 11 Albert St W, St. Jacobs, ON. This annual event will feature a Trunk Show, a wearable art Fashion Show, Seminar/Demo eg., guest artists and an unusual fibre art exhibit at the silos. Admission $6. Visit for a complete listing of events, times and cost.

May 24 & 25: Dunnville’s Own Tiny Stitchers (DOTS)
Held at Dunnville Memorial Arena, 275 Ramsey Dr., Dunnville, ON. Quilts and More Quilts. Merchant Mall ,Boutique, Raffle Quilt, Silent Auction, Café, Demonstrations. Friday, 10am to 5pm, Saturday, 10am to 4pm. General Admission: $8 ($2.00 for Gentlemen and Children under 12 )


JUNE 2019

June 7: Quaker Quilt Show
The Quaker Quilt Guild quilt show is being held at 89 Stover St. N. Norwich, ON, from 10am– 4pm. Admission $5.

June 8 & 9: Stitching Among Friends” Quilt Show
Quilting Corners Quilt Guild presents "Stitching Among Friends" at the Alliston Curling Rink, 52 Albert St. W., Alliston, ON. Quilts, Wall Hangings, Quilted Apparel, Mini Auction, Corner Store, Quilt Raffle, Merchant Mall, Bed Turning, Tea Room. Admission $7.

June 12, 13, 14, 15 QUILT CANADA 2019
EY Centre, 4899 Uplands Drive, Ottawa, ON. For more information, visit

June 22: Landsdowne Textile Festival
Fourth annual Lansdowne Textile Festival will be held at Sat June 22, 2019 from 10am to 4pm at Lansdowne Community Centre, 1 Jessie St , Lansdowne, ON. Our 4th Annual Textiles Festival brings together vendors and demonstrations in spinning, weaving, hand dyed wool, rug hooking, knitting, quilting, needle arts, rovings, accessories and so much more. You will see some new and some familiar faces this year. Come for a full day of interactive fun. Delicious lunch prepared by the Lansdowne Women’s Institute. For more information contact or 613-659-4708. Visit


October 5: Needle Arts Fair 2019
Save the date for the Cataraqui Guild of Needle Arts' "Needle Arts Fair 2019". More information available April 1st. Hope to see you there.

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Last modified by dhh: Feb 25, 2019