September 13, 2006
Please note the change of date and location. This meeting is on the second Wednesday of the month. It will be held at the Loggia Gallery, the Bathurst Jewish Community Centre, 4588 Bathurst Street, Toronto.
“Twenty-fifth Anniversary Projects”
Shadow Boxes – Melanie Siegel will demonstrate how to gild the frame.
Group Project – Haya Nativ will show the design for the group project.
October 18, 2006
“More than Just Scrapbooking”
Learn how to add new dimensions to your work. Terry Winston will teach us about fabric beading and stamping.
November 15, 2006
Corey Keeble, Curator of Decorative Arts in the Royal Ontario Museum’s department of Western Art and Culture, will present a slide show and lecture tracing the history of textiles in the synagogue.
December 20, 2006
“Our Lives as Crazy Quilts”
Chaya Erez will share her techniques and philosophy of simcha-related embellished crazy quilting.
January 17, 2007
“Dyeing to be Shown”
Sandi Kruminowski, natural dyer, will bring her trunk show of dyed silk scarves.
February 21, 2007
“A workshop on the Phenomena of Scrapbooking”
with Anita Martosh.
Please bring 6-8 photos on a common theme along with memorabilia and scraps of material from either old projects or those which evoke special memories.
March 21, 2007
“The Creative Cocoon”
Fay Wilkinson, creative arts practitioner and fibre artist specializing in masks and storytelling, will conduct a workshop. Kits provided. To whet your appetite go to http://www.thecreativecocoon.com.
April 18, 2007
“Travels Through Textile History”
Join us for an unusual and interesting trip as Simon Waegemaekers, co-founder of the Museum for Textiles, shares his depth of knowledge of textiles. The lecture will be accompanied by a slide show.
May 16, 2007
“Adding the Bling”
Brenda Franklin, a knitted jewellery maker from Elora, will show you how to make your knitting sparkle and your sparkle stretch with the marriage of beads and wool.
June 20, 2007
“Show, Share and Qvell” and opening of “Threads of Identity” at Baycrest at 7:30 P.M.
Please note the change of location and time. We will meet at Baycrest, 3560 Bathurst St., Toronto, at the Morris and Sally Justein Heritage Museum at 7:30 P.M. Parking on the Baycrest Lot is $11.00. Come to the opening of “Threads of Identity” at Baycrest followed by the spectacular “Show, Share and Qvell” display and discussion of work produced by Guild members and guests over the past year. Not to be missed.
Sunday April 29, 2007
25th Anniversary Exhibit April 29 – May 20
Opening: April 29, 1:00 – 6:00 P.M.
We will celebrate the Guild’s 25th Anniversary at the opening of our exhibit at the Loggia Gallery, Koffler Centre of the Arts, Bathurst Jewish Community Centre, 4588 Bathurst Street, Toronto.
Tuesday, May 22, 2007
The Guildees, as a group, will be visiting the J.D. Carrier Art Gallery at the Columbus Centre, 901 Lawrence Ave. W., at 1:15 PM. We will be viewing an exhibit of Art Quilts by Rachel Covo. All Guild members are invited to join us.
Wednesday June 20, 2007
25th Anniversary Exhibit June 20 – September 30
Opening: June 20 7:30 P.M.
We will celebrate the Guild’s 25th Anniversary at the opening of our exhibit at the Morris and Sally Justein Heritage Museum of Baycrest, Silverman Garden Court, Main Floor, Bathurst Street, 3560 Bathurst Street, Toronto M6A 2E1