Welcome to the Calgary Guild of Needle & Fibre Arts!
Find out more about this great group of stitchers who love everything about needlework.
We are the Calgary chapter of the Embroidery Association of Canada, Inc. | Association canadienne de broderie, Inc. an organization that promotes the preservation of embroidery. You can find out more about them here:
To learn more about our chapter click on the topics at the top of the page to learn more ... Drop down tabs have more information about specific topics.
We welcome all people and want to share our passion!
Are you ....
New to stitching?
Returning to stitching after years away?
Designers & Artists who wants to share their work?
Been stitching for years and want to meet new people?
Self Taught and want to learn more?
Quilters who want to explore hand stitching?
Crafters who are creative in many techniques?
Our focus is Needle and Thread but we love it all!
Public Sit n' Stitch Events
Find out more about our different types of events using the tabs at the top of the page
Zoom Sip n' Stitch: Drop in starting at 7pm
Every Tuesday for the rest of the year!
Open to Members ONLY
Sit n' Stitch events in Calgary North and Calgary South
In-Person Sit n' Stitch: Drop in at various Library around Calgary
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC TO STITCH WITH US!
September 24th - Quarry Park Library 12noon-4:30pm
Program Room (enter through the library or knock on the door into the gym area)
Stitch in Public Day!
October 1st - Bowness Park
We will have our banner up and pick an area on the boardwalk near the lake!
*members will have an email closer to the event
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us
September - Show & Tell
Each month we ask our members to bring a recently completed items to show off!
This September we showed off many of the pieces we submitted to Stampede as part of our Stampede Art Show Challenge 2023. Freda Murfin challenged every member to submit at least 1 piece to the art show ... we had lots of success and many participated!
Next year ... more!!
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