2022- 2023 program information is provided to members at the monthly guild meetings and in the newsletter.


Mini-Seminar September 16 & 17, 2023

Come join your Guild friends and experience a ‘taste’ of the fun and variety of stitching seminars!  These lovely small projects will be taught over the weekend – and with the workshops running one after another, you can take all of them with no conflicting times! 

Registration is $10 plus each workshop will have a modest kit fee that will be paid directly to the teacher.  Class sizes vary so get your name in early to ensure that you have a spot!  Email Karen at to reserve your spot.  The registration fee can be e-transferred to  or by mail to Karen Rowan 2124 Princess Street S4T 3Z6.  Please wait to etransfer your registration fee until all classes are confirmed.

Saturday Morning

Blackwork Ornament with Carol Storie

Kick off the weekend with this lovely blackwork ornament.  Create a sampler of Blackwork stitches made into a pretty ornament.  It can be stitched for any holiday by changing the thread colours..Borders are whipped blackwork stitch and the sections are filled with six different blackwork patterns.  Instructions will also be included to finish the ornament.  The kit will include full skeins of threads, material, printed pattern and instructions, and a needle all in a poly bag. 

Kit cost $18.

Carol is an experienced teacher and this is a great opportunity to try out some beautiful blackwork patterns!

Saturday Afternoon

A Beaded Ornament by Shelley Rayner Hubick

Spend the afternoon with Shelley playing with beads!  This is a lovely beaded ornament taught in the First Nations methodology.  Come and learn the Rope stitch, Double needle technique, Puff petals, Five Point leaves and the Double beaded edge. 

Kit cost: $15

Shelley is an experienced stitcher and is happy to share her fascination with beads!

Sunday Morning

Cast On Daisy

Brazilian Embroidery with Sheree Sentes

Start your Sunday morning playing with the beautiful colourful silky threads of Brazilian embroidery.   Join me Sunday morning and learn some basic Brazilian embroidery stitches. Cast on, bullion, alternating Satin stitch, stem stitch and French knots. Kit will include fabric with basic design traced on it, rayon thread and needle.

Kit cost $15

Sheree has stitched many beautiful Brazilian embroidery pieces and is excited to share this with you!

Sunday Afternoon

Back to Childhood – Fun with Crayons with Marj Gavigan

Come and unleash your inner child and colour with crayons – then add stitch embellishments to the soft colours of your design. Learn to trace a pattern on fabric, use wax crayons to tint the design, and stitch the outline and details.  This technique will open up all kinds of possibilities of added colour to your stitching projects. (actual project picture to follow)

Kit cost: $10

Marj is a fun and engaging teacher and laughter is always part of her classes!

luminated Letter by Angie Hughes – March 5, 2023

Create a beautiful letter on felt with machine and hand stitching and using Angie Hughes’ special foiling technique using chocolate wrappers. This will be a fun and interesting workshop and will result in a piece approximately 4×4″ in the letter and colors of your choice.

This workshop will be held as a group working together from the instructions and video from Angie.

If you are interested contact Karen at

Cost is $45.00 for RSG members; $55.00 for non members.

EAC News

EAC/ACB’s 50th Anniversary Celebration has begun.  Please visit the website to view the upcoming events.  

The “Traveling Twinchie Project” is now open for registration and can be found on the opening page of the website (no need to login to the member only site to view the details).

Registration is open from now until November 1, 2021.  Why do you need to register?  Participants are placed in groups of 12, with participants from different geographical areas.  The plan is to stitch mini pieces of embroidery (2″ x 2″) for others to receive from them.  The finished project will represent friends from near and far. (further details and pictures can be found on the website).

Register by sending an email to  Put in the subject line – TRAVELING TWINCHIE PROJECT. Provide the technique (Surface embroidery, Canvas or Counted) you wish to stitch in the email body.

This is a fun event with beautiful results for the participants.  A wonderful embroidery piece created by EAC/ACB friends for Celebrate 50.  Let’s join in the celebration!