Are you interested in finding like minded people to hang out with?


We invite you to come and meet us!!  Drop us a message using the form below or come to one of our meetings.  


We hold monthly meeting/activities on the Second Wednesday of each month.  We also have bi-monthly weekend stitching times both north and south in the city.  Please come and hang out and ask us questions.


Just let us know that you found out about us on the website!!!


Bring some of your work or a piece to work on while you visit with us!!


Membership is $60 a year (September to June) includes both the Chapter membership and National (Embroidery Association of Canada) membership with 4 quarterly magazines. There is a reduced price if you join mid-year.

Weekend Stitching!!


Our next weekend stitching is June 24th at Fish Creek Library ... Calgary STAYcation!! 9-4pm


Bring your projects and get some stitching done!!


We are also looking to add small casual workshops to our stitching time, if you have a technique you would like to share with others let us know!!

We Welcome all fans of 

Needle & Fibre Arts


If you are a fan of needle arts, whether a beginner or a teacher/designers, all are welcome!


We are a group of people who wish to share and pass on our knowledge and passion for all forms of needle arts.  Our members cover the range from beginners to artist/designers and our only requirement is a love of embroidery or other needle arts including Quilting, Knitting, Crochet and Surface Embroidery.


If you have any questions, please feel free to email us using the form below.


Our Memberships renew in June and our meetings run September to June.  


Annual fees are $90, which includes:

- $40 EAC membership (including 4 quarterly magazines and access to correspondence/online classes)

- $50 chapter membership (includes 4 newsletters, access to guild run workshops and member's area on our website)


As well as holding event filled monthly meetings, we have at least 1 monthly sit 'n stitch afternoon and guild run workshops at various times through the year.

 
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NEW Instagram page

If you have any ideas for Facebook themes let us know.  Use the contact form above.  We would love to search and post items of interest to our members.

Embroidery Association of Canada

CGNFA is a chapter of the 

Embroidery Association of Canada. 

To learn more about them go to 

www.eac.ca


To join the online chapter, 

EAC Virtual Threads. 

http://ca.groups.yahoo.com/group/EAC-CyberChapter/



 CGNFA Charities

We are looking for a new charity to run September 2017 - June 2019

We will accepting proposals during the summer and will present in September. Voting will be in October 2017.

Our Current Charity is:
Days for Girls: daysforgirls.org
Raise money to donate to a charity that provides cloth sanitary kits for girls in countries where they are not able to leave there homes during their periods.  This will enable days where they can continue to go to school and interact with their communities.

If you would like more information, use the form above and your message will be forwarded to our liaison Barb Stuart.

During the December 2015 meeting, we presented our donation to the Alex (for homeless youth) of $800.00.

So Far we have raised over $1000.00.

Executive Committee

The top 3 positions run 2 years

Sept 2016 - June 2018

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President: Jeanette Greep

([email protected])


Vice President: Debbie Fitzsimmons

([email protected])


Past President: Valarie Olafson

([email protected])


The remaining position are a 

minimum of 1 year

For Sept 2017 - June 2018

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Secretary: Rachel Janzen

([email protected])


Treasurer: Lisa Kampel ([email protected])


Memberships: Lore Hewson

([email protected])


Social Media: Jennifer Care

Website/Facebook/Instragram

([email protected])

Assisted by Lisa Kampel and Sherri Acres


Archives: Kerry Leslie

Library: Valarie Olafson

Charity: Jennifer Care

Greeter: Beryl Marshall & Rhonda Stagg


Newsletter Editor: Betty Eskesen

Distribution: Sheri Acres


Programs:  Claudia Maydaniuk and Karen Cowan

Workshops: Debbie Fitzsimmons & Tanja Berlin

Correspondence Courses: Rhonda Stagg


Sunshine Lady: 

Irene Lacharite

Brings sunshine to members who are under the weather & to celebrate any great events in our member's lives


 

Next Meeting
Sept. 13th
6pm - 9:30pm
Valhalla Room, enter from the back of the building

But Join us for Weekend Stitching all Year!!

We are at Stampede!!
Check the Events tab for dates and locations

General Meetings

2nd Wednesday of each month, 

except July and August
Doors open at 6:00 pm.

Meeting starts at 7:00 pm.

Scandinavian Centre
739—20 Avenue NW Calgary, AB

739 20 Avenue NW calgary,ab

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