Welcome to the Calgary Guild of Needle & Fibre Arts!

Find out more about this great group of stitchers who love everything about needlework.

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!
 
Irene - X-stitch Bees
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2022.06 - Nancy  Block 25.  Tribute to Vincent.
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2 Karen to Linda
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2022.05.11 - Lisa K. 1
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2022.05.11 - Valarie O.
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2022.06 - Nancy (1) Blk 11.  xmas ornaments
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2022.05.29 - Huguette Win2 - Sweet Liliana
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2022.05.29 - Huguette Win1 - Songes d'ete
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2022.05.19 Amy Win1 - photo 3
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Summer Fun - 2022

Our Current Theme for the Guild is Summer Fun.

For the last 2 years our group has been meeting for fun events over the summer.  Traditionally the group would take a break over the summer months and return in September but during the Covid19 Pandemic we kept our connections all year round!

Find out more about our different types of events using the tabs at the top of the page

Saturday July 23rd, 2022

Drop in Sit n' Stitch: Crowfoot Co-op Program Room

Open for Members at 10am

Public Welcome starting at 1pm

Tuesdays All Summer 2022

Zoom Sip n' Stitch: Drop in starting at 7pm

Open to Members ONLY

Saturday August 13th, 2022

Brainstorming Meeting for EAC-ACB.ca Seminar 2025 (teaching conference)

Open to Members ONLY

Stitching in the Park: Confederation Park

Starting at 1pm

Open to Members ONLY

Non-Members by Invitation (email)

Sunday August 21st, 2022

 Stitching by the Lake: Lake Bonavista

Open to Members ONLY

Summer Reading Challenge

Rhonda, our Workshop Coordinator (Fall 2022) has created a wonderful reading list of books with an embroidery "Thread" running through them!

We are going to give our recommendations during our September Meeting ... Enjoy some of these fun reads!

Authors include: 
Clare Hunter - Tracy Chevalier - Amanda Lee - Jennifer Robson - Kassia St. Clair
A Single Thread
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Embroidering Her Truth
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Cross Stitch before Dying
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The Embroiderer's Story
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The Golden Thread
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The Lady and the Unicorn
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The Quick and the Thread
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Thread on Arrival
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The Gown
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Thread Reckoning
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Wicked Stitch
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Threads of Life
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Thank you for your support during Covid19!

I want to thank everyone who was flexible and understanding during the last 2 years of Covid19.  As of September 2022 we will be back to meeting every month at the Scandinavian Centre.

Doors open at 6pm and we will start the meeting part of the evening at around 7pm.  We will continue to broadcast on zoom for those of our members who are unable to attend due to distance, weather or personal choice.

As Calgary has lifted all indoor restrictions we no longer need to record member's phone numbers for contact tracing and will go back to our regular sign in process.

We are also able to serve food and you are welcome to bring items to share if you would like.  We will also have coffee and tea during the evening.

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The following Stores and Designers help to support our website.

If you are interested in supporting us, please contact us for details.  

Embroidery Marketplace, Inc

By appointment shopping or Online Calgary, AB

traditional stitches

Embroidery Supplies Bears Paw, AB (just north of Calgary off Crowchild Trail)

Stitching Corner

Embroidery Supplies Cochrane, AB

Freda's Fancy Stitching

Canvas & Cross Stitch Designs Calgary, AB

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