News and Upcoming Events

News and Upcoming Events

FFAA will once again participate in CreativeFestival West, Sept 8 & 9 at Millenium Place, taking place in Sherwood Park.

We are currently looking for volunteer helpers from each of our member guilds.  If you are able to help out, please contact your guild representative or Arlene, arlenef@shaw.ca.

Volunteers receive free admission, but if you are unable to help out, here is  a  2for1 admission 

 

Leduc Black Gold Quilt Patch Guild.

 Follow them on facebook https://www.facebook.com/Black-Gold-Quilt-Patch-578576952154905/ They are  selling raffle tickets for FOUR STUNNING QUILTS to support the Guild and Black Gold Health Foundation. Only 2000 tickets sold and the draw date is October 14, 2017. Get your $5 tickets through a member of the guild.   

Edmonton Rug Hooking Guild

will be hosting their next meeting on September 7, 2017, Pleasantview Community League.

The Edmonton & District Quilters Guild

no events currently planned

 

Evergreen Spinners and Weavers Guild 

no events currently planned

Edmonton Needlecraft Guild

Sept 12 – ENG General Meeting
– 7:30 pm in the lower hall at United on Whyte Pastoral Charge, 7909-82 Ave. NW, Edmonton
– Guest speaker Karen Osatchuk will speak about Rug Hooking
– Sign up for Programs & Workshop
Sept 23 & Oct 7 – “Roadtrip to Benito” mixed media workshop with Karen Osatchuk
– sign up at the September meeting
Sept 30 – National Stitch in Public Day
– all day at Edmonton area bookshop cafés
– take some handwork to a public space to share your love of stitching
Oct 10 – ENG General Meeting
– 7:30 pm in the lower hall at United on Whyte Pastoral Charge, 7909-82 Ave. NW, Edmonton
– Stitch a Little Sample Hoop (beginner), Stitch a Little Sample Box (intermediate) and Whitework Monogram (advanced) Programs begin – please register at the September meeting or contact us by September 26.
Nov 14 – ENG General Meeting

– 7:30 pm in the lower hall at United on Whyte Pastoral Charge, 7909-82 Ave. NW, Edmonton
– Programs continue – please register at the September meeting or contact us by September 26.
Dec 12 – ENG Potluck Meeting

– 7:00 pm in the lower hall at United on Whyte Pastoral Charge, 7909-82 Ave. NW, Edmonton
– bring something delicious to share and your own dishes and utensils
– “Pretty Little Things” fundraiser raffle of handmade items

Edmonton Weavers’ Guild

no events currently planned

 

FFAA Sponsored Workshops

 

We are proud to host Bettina Matzkuhn Oct 18 – 22, 2017

Please see our workshop page for details.

 

The Royal Alberta Museum is looking for Alberta-based artisans and designers who are interested in having their products showcased at the Royal Alberta Museum’s gift shop in their new home in downtown Edmonton. The Royal Alberta Museum is accepting Alberta-based artist submissions on their website at  

http://www.royalalbertamuseum.ca/new/giftShopSubmit.cfm