EAC/ACB Chapters



Calgary Guild of Needle & Fibre Arts

When: 2nd Wednesday, 7:00 pm (No meetings July & August)
Where: Scandinavian Centre, 739 20 Avenue NW, Calgary
Website :: Email :: Facebook Page

Cochrane Big Hill Needlearts Guild

When: 1st Wednesday, 7:00-9:00 pm (No meetings July & August)
Where: The Stitching Corner, 2, 185 – 1 St E, Cochrane

Edmonton Needlecraft Guild

When: 2nd Tuesday, 7:30 pm (No meetings July & August)
Where: Avonmore United Church, 7909 82 Avenue
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Lakeland Needle Arts Guild, Cold Lake

When: 2nd Monday, 6:30 pm
Where: Holy Name Chapel Annex, 4 Wing


British Columbia

Arrowsmith Needle Arts, Qualicum Beach

When: 3rd Thursday, 9:30 am-2:00 pm (No meetings June-August, December)
Where: Qualicum Beach Civic Centre

Cowichan Valley Needlearts Guild, Duncan

When: 1st & 3rd Thursdays, 2:00-4:00 pm (with some exceptions; No meetings July & August)
Where: Gathering Place Room, Cowichan Branch Vancouver Island Regional Library,  2687 James St, Duncan, BC 

Embroiderers’ Guild of Victoria

When: 1st Thursday, 7 -9 pm (Lower Hall), 3rd Thursday, 10 am – 12 pm (Lower Hall) (No meetings July & August)
Where: St Aidan’s Church, 3703 St. Aidan’s Street
Youth group: Thread Whisperers– meet 4th Sunday, 1 – 3:30 pm. Contact youth leader for location.
Website  ::  Email  ::  Facebook Page

Island Stitchery Guild, Nanaimo

When: 3rd Monday (2nd Monday, December), 6:30 pm (No meetings July & August)
Where: Christ Community Church, 2221 Bowen Road, Nanaimo
The Tangled Threads Youth Group

North Peace Needle Arts Guild, Fort St John

When: 1st Monday, 7:00 pm
Where: North Lights College

Semiahmoo Guild of Needlearts, White Rock

When: 1st & 3rd Mondays, 10:00 am-12:30 pm
Where: White Rock Library

Shuswap Needlearts Guild, Salmon Arm

When: 1st & 3rd Thursday, 10:00 am-3:00 pm
Where: Sunnybrae Seniors’ Hall
Needle Bugs Youth Group

The Texada Island Needlework Guild, Gillies Bay

When: 3rd Sunday, 12:00 pm
Where: Old School Hall, Gillies Bay Road

Vancouver Guild of Embroiderers

When: 3rd Tuesday, 9:30 am (No meetings July & August)
Where: Canadian Memorial Church for Peace, 1825 W 16th Avenue
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Winnipeg Embroiderers’ Guild

When: 1st Thursday, 7:00-9:15 pm (No meetings July & August)
Where: St. Mary’s Road United Church, 613 St. Mary’s Road
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New Brunswick

Chickadee Chapter of Needle Arts, Dieppe

When: 2nd Tuesday, 7:00 pm (No meetings July & August)
Where: CCNB, Dieppe Campus, Room 1111, 505 College Street

Embroiderers’ Guild of Fredericton

When: Last Monday, 7:00 pm (No meetings July & August, December)
Where: Room C-6, Stepping Stone Senior Centre, 15 Saunders Street

Pleasant Valley Stitchers, Belleisle Area

When: 1st & 3rd Tuesday (No meetings June to August)
Where: Belleisle Community Centre, 1648 Route 124, Springfield


Newfoundland and Labrador

St John’s Guild of Embroiderers

When: Last Tuesday, 7:30 pm
Where: Corpus Christi Parish Hall, Waterford Bridge Road
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Starfish Youth Stitchers


Nova Scotia

Alderney Needlearts Guild, Dartmouth

When: Tuesday mornings
Where: Carrefour de Grand-Havre, Dartmouth

Marigold Guild of Needle Arts, Truro

When: 2nd Tuesday, 7:00-9:30 pm (No meetings June-August)
Where: Truro Fire Hall (back door), 165 Victoria Street
Website  ::  Email

Stitchery Guild of Bedford

When: 3rd Wednesday, 7:30-9:30 pm (No meetings July & August)
Where: Basinview Elementary School Library,Basinview Drive

Town Clock Stitchers, Halifax

When: Last Tuesday, 6:30 pm (No meetings December, June-August)
Stitch-In: 1st Friday & 3rd Saturday
Where: Museum of Natural History, Summer Street
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Cataraqui Guild of Needle Arts, Kingston

When: 1st & 3rd Mondays, 9:30 am-3:30 pm (No meetings July & August)
Where: Edith Rankin United Church, 4080 Bath Road
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Embroiderers’ Guild of Peterborough

When: Wednesdays, 9:30-noon (No meetings June-August)
Where: Real Canadian Superstore, Second floor Community Room, 769 Borden Ave
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Norfolk’s Own Needle Arts Guild, Norfolk County

When: 2nd & 4th Wednesdays, 7:00-9:30 pm (No meetings July & August)
Where: Norfolk General Hospital, Nursing Home, Activity Room, Simcoe
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Ottawa Valley Guild of Stitchery

When: 3rd Wednesdays, 7:00-10:00 pm (No meetings July & August)
Where: City View United Church, 6 Epworth Avenue
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Quinte Needlearts Guild, Belleville

When: 1st & 3rd Thursdays, 9:30 am-2 pm (No meetings July & August)
Where: Salvation Army Citadel, 290 Bridge Street West (Corner of Palmer)

Simcoe County Embroidery Guild, Barrie

When: 2nd & 4th Mondays, 10:00 am-2:00 pm (No meetings July & August)
Where: Simcoe County Museum, 1151 Highway 26, Minesing

Toronto Guild of Stitchery

When: Day Group 1st & 3rd Thursdays, 10:00 am, Evening Group 1st & 3rd Thursdays, 7:00 pm (No meetings July & August)
Where: Blythwood Road Baptist Church, 80 Blythwood Road, Toronto
Website  ::  Email  ::  Facebook Page

Tulip Tree Needlearts Guild, Chatham-Kent

When: Every Tuesday
Where: Various locations in Chatham-Kent, email us for information about where we are meeting
Website  ::  Email

York Chatelaines

When: 2nd Thursday, 7:00-9:00 pm
Where: Sobey’s Aurora – Meeting Room, 15500 Bayview Avenue, Aurora
Email  ::  Facebook Page


Prince Edward Island

Lady’s Slipper Needle Arts Guild, Charlottetown

When: 2nd & 4th Tuesday, 7:00-9:00 pm (No meetings July & August)
Where: Winsloe United Church, 121 Winsloe Road



Guilde de Broderie Repentignoise, Lanaudiere


Lakeshore Creative Stitchery Guild/La guilde des travaux à l’aiguille du Lakeshore

Pointe-Claire, check website for locations and times
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Les brodeuses du Saint-Laurent

Québec City, please email for meeting information
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Bridge City NeedleArts Guild, Saskatoon

When: 1st Wednesday, 7:30 pm (No meetings July & August)
Where: Mayfair United Church, 902 33rd Street West
Email  ::  Facebook Page

Regina Stitchery Guild

When: 2nd Tuesday, 7:30 pm (No meeting July & August)
Where: Neil Balkwill Civic Arts Centre, 2420 Elphinstone Street
Website  ::  Email  ::  Facebook Page



Yukon Guild of Needle Arts, Whitehorse

When: 2nd Thursday, 7:30 pm (No meetings June-August)
Where: School Sewing Room


Online Chapter

Virtual Threads is the online chapter of EAC/ACB, via https://eac-vt.groups.io/g/VTHome. With over 100 members it’s a vibrant and active group, with members from all over Canada, the US and other countries. Enjoy projects and activities, workshops (including those led by internationally known teachers), group challenges, photo galleries and more.

Try things out with a 30-day trial; just visit the Virtual Threads’ website and click the Apply to Join button. 
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