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.
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.
Visit our Facebook page and our
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.
CGNFA is a chapter of the
Embroidery Association of Canada.
To learn more about them go to
To join the online chapter,
EAC Virtual Threads.
The top 3 positions run 2 years
Sept 2016 - June 2018
President: Jeanette Greep
Vice President: Debbie Fitzsimmons
Past President: Valarie Olafson
The remaining position are a
minimum of 1 year
For Sept 2017 - June 2018
Secretary: Rachel Janzen
Treasurer: Lisa Kampel ([email protected])
Memberships: Lore Hewson
Social Media: Jennifer Care
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
Brings sunshine to members who are under the weather & to celebrate any great events in our member's lives
2nd Wednesday of each month,
except July and August
Doors open at 6:00 pm.
Meeting starts at 7:00 pm.
Addie's Creative Fabrics
Freda’s Fancy Stitching
Advertising is $5/month.