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ONGOING

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 http://www.textilemuseum.ca/exhibitions/current-exhibitions/beads,-they-re-sewn-so-tight

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 http://www.textilemuseum.ca/home for more information.

 

MAY 2019

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 http://knowledgeandneedles.com/

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 http://www.ottawavalleyquiltersguild.org/ 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 https://www.oxfordquiltersguild.org/

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 https://eac.ca/seminar2019/

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 https://ailsacraigartscentreampquiltfibreartsfestival.wildapricot.org/ or https://www.facebook.com/events/352680905331746/

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 www.stjacobs.com 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 https://canadianquilter.com/quilt-canada-2019/

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 lianesalmon@yahoo.ca or 613-659-4708. Visit https://lansdowneontario.ca/http-lansdowneontario-ca-wp-content-uploads-2019-02-textilesfest-poster-2019-jpg/

OCTOBER

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: May 8, 2019