Waterloo County Quilters' Guild
On the Calendar
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Shows & Special Events
June 14 - October 20, 2013 in Guelph, ON
Higher Ground: Connections Fibre Artists’ Show at the Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk St, Guelph. 519-836-1221. Hours: 1-5 pm daily. Admission: adults $4; seniors and children $3.
June 27-28, 2013 in Grand Bend, ON
North Lambton Quilters’ Guild Quilt Show; held in conjunction with the Lambton Heritage Museum’s Between the Stitches... Lambton Quilts & Quilters exhibition.
Location: Lambton Heritage Museum, 10035 Museum Road, Grand Bend. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
August 10 - 11, 2013 in Toronto, ON
Quilts at the Creek: Second annual quilt show at Black Creek Pioneer Village. Information to follow or visit http://quiltsatthecreek.wordpress.com
Ongoing to September 2, 2013 in Cambridge, ON
Greetings from the Auld Sod: The McDougall Cottage Wee Quilt Show. An exhibit by quilters from all parts of Canada (and Scotland) of quilts no larger than 24” x 24”. Location: McDougall Cottage, 89 Grand Ave. S., Cambridge, ON. Admission by donation. Museum open Wednesday-Sunday, noon- 5:00 pm (Thursday until 8 pm). Artists’ reception and tea May 22 from 4:00 - 6:00 pm. Contact: 519- 624-8250.
September 27 & 28, 2013 in Waterloo, ON
The KW Quilt Show, the biennial exhibit presented by the Waterloo County Quilters' Guild, will take place from 10 am - 6 pm each day at RIM Park, Manulife Sports Complex, 2001 University Ave. E Waterloo. Fod www.wcquiltersguild.on.ca
June 11 - 14 - October 20, 2014 in St., ON
Quilt Canada: Wonders of Niagara, The CQA/ACC annual national Canadian quilt conference.
Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario in the heart of Niagara.
For more information, email Marilyn at email@example.com or to to the CQA/ACC website, www.canadianquilter.com.
Click here for an extended list of events on the CQA/ACC website.
When you are transferred to that page, click Event Calendar at the top of the page.
Workshop & Lecture Opportunities
Ricky Tims Lectures & Concert - August 3 in Oaville, ON
Presented by the Oakville Sewing Centre at the Maplegrove United Church, Oakville
Lectures 10:00 - 4:30 p.m. and Concert 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
$150 plus HST Includes 3 lectures , evening concert, buffet lunch, afternoon refreshments Vendor's Mall, Door prizes Payment in full to reserve your ticket. No refunds after purchase Individual tickets available for evening concert only $25 plus HST Call store or shop in person - 905 844-2782 www.oakvillesewing.com
Calls for Entry
2013 Upper Canada Village Quilt Challenge
Up to October 5, 2012, have your name placed on a mailing list by contacting: firstname.lastname@example.org or 613-543-3704 ex 2332. After October 6, 2012: Please continue to check the Upper Canada Village website, www.uppercanadavillage.com, for updated and additional information and the entry form click here.
International Quilt Block Swap #2: Water
Entry Deadline December 31, 2013.
Quilt around the World GmbH will start a new global patchwork project: the 2nd International Block Swap. This time, the motto is “water.” We would like to invite you and all your quilt-loving guild members to join in.
For information go to the website: www.quilt-around-the-world.com.
For the entry form click here.
CREATING FUTURES, Threads of Hope for African Grandmothers
Entry Deadline March 1, 2014
Artists are invited to create, in textile art, their expression and interpretation of hope, celebration and inspiration for African grandmothers working to turn the tide of the AIDS pandemic, at the community level.
To view the the invitation to participate click here.
For information go to the website: www.omas-siskonakw.org
Ongoing Exhibits at the Greenwood Gallery
The Greenwood Gallery is currently accepting submissions from individuals and groups for monthly exhibits. They seek to maintain a relationship with the tradition of quilting while exploring new avenues in textile art.
Contact information for Christine Whitehouse, Gallery Co-ordinator:
519- 822-2790 or email@example.com
Greenwood Quiltery and Gallery, 275 Woolwich, St., Guelph, ON N1H 3V8
Updated June 16, 2013
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