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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 2017–2018

Date Day Program Evening Program
September 7 Preview of Seminar 2018 and needlelace introduction See Day Program
  21 FIFI (Find it, finish it)
Stitching and socializing
Alternate
Stitching and socializing
October 5 Introduction to Bargello ornament
1:30 Needle lace ornament pt 1
See Day Program
19 FIFI (Find it, finish it)
Stitching and socializing
Alternate
Stitching and socializing
November 2 Complete bargello ornament as stand-up box
1:30 Needle lace ornament pt 2
See Day Program
16 FIFI (Find it, finish it)
Stitching and socializing
Alternate
Stitching and socializing
December 7 Christmas luncheon and gift exchange Pot luck and gift exchange
21 FIFI (Find it, finish it)
Stitching and socializing
Alternate
Stitching and socializing
January 4 Program: Speaker Lorene Salt on choosing colours when designing our houses Program: See Day Program
18 FIFI (Find it, finish it)
Stitching and socializing
Alternate
Stitching and socializing
February 1 Program: colouring fabric with crayons to make pattern for stitching Program: See Day Program
15 FIFI (Find it, finish it)
Stitching and socializing
Alternate
Stitching and socializing
March 1 Program: choosing our own house patterns and starting stitching Program: See Day Program
15 FIFI (Find it, finish it)
Stitching and socializing
Alternate
Stitching and socializing
April 5 Program: creating windows using Hardanger and embellishing with foliage Program: origami ort boxes
19 FIFI (Find it, finish it)
Stitching and socializing
Alternate
Stitching and socializing
May 3 Program: finishing our houses Program: See Day Program
17 FIFI (Find it, finish it)
Stitching and socializing
Alternate
Stitching and socializing
June 7 FIFI (Find it, finish it)
Stitching and socializing
Alternate
Stitching and socializing
21 Annual General Meeting and luncheon Annual General Meeting, pot luck / show and share