Education

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


Program

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

April 2019 – Blackwork

May 2019 – White Work

June 2019 – Annual General Meeting and Tea

Workshops

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.  Non-member fee is $40.00.  All materials will be provided.

  •  February 23, 2019  –  The design principle – marks and lines
  •  March 30, 2019 – Color Theory
  • May 5, 2019 – Balance and Composition
  • June 9, 2019 – Texture