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Meetings

The Toronto Guild of Stitchery meets at

Blythwood Road Baptist Church
80 Blythwood Road
Toronto, ON
M4N 1A6

which is about half way between Eglinton Ave and Lawrence Ave, just east of Yonge St.

The Guild meets on the first and third Thursdays of the month, from September to June. If the first Thursday in September is before Labour Day, or the first Thursday in January is New Year’s Day, then the normal monthly meeting will be on the second Thursday instead.

The first meeting of the month includes a business meeting and a program. The second meeting of the month is a stitching day, where members bring their work and stitch together.

The day meeting begins at 10:00 am. The evening meeting begins at 7:00 pm.

There is parking behind the church. Please do not park on the road.

 

Calendar 2016–2017

Date Day Program Evening Program
September 8 Cross stitch egg cozy
presented by Victoria Moorshead
Program: TBA
  15 FIFI (Find it, finish it)
Stitching and socializing
Alternate
Stitching and socializing
October 6 Finishing techniques for ornaments and seams
presented by Alice Fiander
Program: TBA
20 FIFI (Find it, finish it)
Stitching and socializing
Alternate
Stitching and socializing
November 3 A special angel
presented by Trudy Michailoff
Program: TBA
17 FIFI (Find it, finish it)
Stitching and socializing
Alternate
Stitching and socializing
December 1 Christmas luncheon and gift exchange Pot luck and gift exchange
Program: TBA
15 FIFI (Find it, finish it)
Stitching and socializing
Alternate
Stitching and socializing
January 5 Program: English Country Cottage Cross stitch Program: TBA
19 FIFI (Find it, finish it)
Stitching and socializing
Alternate
Stitching and socializing
February 2 Program: Pat Armour - Reflections on design inspirations at the ROM Program: TBA
16 FIFI (Find it, finish it)
Stitching and socializing
Alternate
Stitching and socializing
March 2 Program: Finishing of the English Country Cottage as stopper to a basket Program: Finishing techniques for ornaments and seams
16 FIFI (Find it, finish it)
Stitching and socializing
Alternate
Stitching and socializing
April 6 Program: Dr. Joyce Taylor Dawson--embroideries of the French Ursuline Sisters from "La Periode Brilliante" (ca. 1670-1725) Program: Dr. Joyce Taylor Dawson--embroidery of the Ursuline School and its surprising effect on Quebec's social, cultural and political history
20 FIFI (Find it, finish it)
Stitching and socializing
Alternate
Stitching and socializing
May 4 Program: Katherine Knight--Portraits and Collections Program: Katherine Knight--Portraits and Collections
6 Trip to Textile Museum
18 FIFI (Find it, finish it)
Stitching and socializing
Alternate
Stitching and socializing
June 1 Annual General Meeting and luncheon Annual General Meeting, pot luck / show and share
Program: TBA
15 FIFI (Find it, finish it)
Stitching and socializing
Alternate
Stitching and socializing