Beyond the Edge Seminar 2019
The next EAC seminar is in Victoria BC from May 14-19, 2019. Entitled “Beyond the Edge”, details of the seminar can be found on the Embroidery Association of Canada website. There are 3 seminar grants of $500.00 available to assist guild members with the costs of attending seminar. Information on how to apply for a grant can be found on the EAC website. Important dates to note:
- Registration opens November 15, 2018 – sign up is on a first come first served basis and any classes that do not have enough members by January 25, 2019 will be canceled.
- Registration closes March 1, 2019 and any requests received after that date are up to the discretion of the seminar committee and teachers.
Fibre Potpourri – May 31 – June 2, 2019
The annual Alberta stitching retreat that use to be in Olds, Alberta has a new venue in Red Deer Alberta at Red Deer College. The Calgary Guild of Needle and Fibre Arts is hosting the event. There are 6 2 day classes including needle painting, canvas work, felting and quilting. Or if you already have too many unfinished projects you can retreat for the week-end. For more information visit their website http://fibre-potpourri.wixsite.com/2019
November 2018 – Silk Paper Fusion – Silk paper is created by layering silk fibres, soaking the fibre with textile medium or stiffener. When dry the result is a shimmering silk paper which is very versitile to stitch on.
December 10, 2018 – the annual guild Christmas social will be held from 7-8:30 at the Regina Floral Conservatory. Note the change of date to Monday from the regular meeting night of Tuesday. Cost is $10.00. The Regina Floral Conservatory is located at 1450B 4th Avenue.
January 2019 – Padded Bird Project
February 2019 – Padded Bird Project Part 2
March 2019 – Member Stash Sale
Principles of Design – February 23, 2019 workshop instructor Leann Clifford
Leann Clifford will be facilitating 5 sessions related to the principles of design. There is no cost for Guild members. Nonmember fee is $40.00. All materials will be provided. The first full day session will be held February 23, 2019. The design principle for this session is marks and lines.