Calendar 2008 – 2009

 September 17, 2008

“Aishet Chayil – A Woman of Valour”

Jewish wedding textiles through the years

Chuppah construction with Elaine Glassman

Please bring old wedding pictures to the meeting.

Introduction to first challenge of the year – “Aishet Chayil”

Do a piece based on “Aishet Chayil”, A Woman of Valour, Proverbs 31:10-31.

There are no restrictions on size or colour.  The piece must contain some fabric, thread, beads or fibre.

It is due at the November meeting.

October 29, 2008
Please note the change of date to the fifth Wednesday of the month.
“The Mitzvah of Coming and Going” with Temma Gentles

This is an introduction to the mezuzah project to be completed by March, 2009.

November 19, 2008

“Organizing Your Sewing and Craft Space” with Gail Copeland

Cancelled due to weather.  Rescheduled in April.

Members will show their September Challenge pieces.

December 17, 2008

“Your Chanukah Table”

We will make a felt table runner with stitched flowers and chanukah motifs.  All materials and instruction on the blanket and buttonwhole stitches will be provided.  Please bring your sewing kits.

January 21, 2009

“Flowers for Tu B’Shvat”

Stefanie Kepecs will teach us how to make three-dimensional fabric flowers.  We will make napkin holders to enhance our Tu B’Shvat tables.

Please bring your sewing kits.

February 18, 2009

Please note the change of time and location.

The meeting will be held at the Morris and Sally Justein Heritage Museum of Baycrest

3560 Bathurst Street at 7:30 PM.

“Our Precious Heritage a Celebration of Sephardi Culture”

Museum Coordinator Pat Dickinson will take us on a tour of the exciting exhibit showcasing Sephardi culture around the world.

March 18, 2009

“Techniques Night”

We will make Pesach pillows. We will paint, fuse and embroider Hebrew letters and Pesach motifs.  All supplies will be provided. Please bring your sewing kits.

April 22, 2009

Please note the change of date to the fourth Wednesday of the month.

“Organizing Your Sewing and Craft Space” with Gail Copeland

We will also have a garage sale – fabulous fabrics, beads, wool, and so much more.

May 20, 2009

“Metamorphosis – Tales of a Technique Junkie” with Anne Marie Desaulniers

Join Anne Marie, an award-winning professional fibre artist, beader and quilter, for an informal chat on how the Internet influences her current direction.  Learn how stitch, tear, burn, paint, reuse and recycle play a pivotal role in her work.  Discover the use of non-traditional materials for exciting and unpredictable results.  She will tell you about her journey of exploration, experimentation and having fun.

June 17, 2009

“Show, Share and Qvell”

This is a highlight of the year. Members display and discuss pieces made during the previous year.

June 21, 2009

“Upon the Doorposts”

View a collection of mezuzot made by our members.

Baycrest Apotex Centre

Winter Garden Court

3560 Bathurst Street, Toronto.

Vernissage Sunday June 21, 2009, 3:00 – 5:00 P.M.

The exhibit continures until October 1, 2009.


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