EAC/ACB Special Meeting

A Special Meeting is being called to allow for an online annual general meeting. Members who want to attend should contact the EAC/ACB secretary via our contact page.

CGNA Needle Arts Fair

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 560 734 Montreal St, Kingston, ON, Canada

Held Together by Stitching is a needle arts exhibition and sale. The popular Cataraqui Guild of Needle Arts fair returns after two years of COVID absence. It features merchants, demonstrations, door prizes, and lunch is available. Check the website to see the merchants who will be on-site for your needlework and related shopping.


Speaker Series: Naomi Smith

GoTo Meeting

Please join us this year for a free series of webinars featuring an interesting collection of needlecraft artisans. First in the series is an Indigenous artist and educator, Naomi Smith, of Black Tulip Designs. 

Previously Offered :: Speaker Series :: Salley Mavor

Zoom Webinar

Salley Mavor will talk about her journey as an artist who tells stories with three-dimensional embroidery. The presentation will cover a wide range of creative endeavours, from illustration to doll-making to stop-motion animation, demonstrating that there are no limits to what can be expressed with a needle and thread! This is an opportunity to take […]

Previously Offered :: Speaker Series :: Marie-Renée Otis

Zoom Webinar

Marie-Renée Otis is a textile artist — her chosen medium of expression is art embroidery and the overarching goal of her artistic work is to add beauty to the world. In her presentation, Marie-Renée will share the beginnings of her creative adventure with art embroidery and the various stages of her technical evolution; she will […]

Speaker Series :: What Antique Samplers Have to Teach Us :: Lianne van Leyen

Zoom Webinar

Needle: first instrument of learning in the hand. Female education: a privilege, not a right and unequal. Lianne explores the significance of antique samplers in understanding the historical role of women and girls in education. She will share how knowledge and skills were transmitted through needlework in traditional and nontraditional subjects during a time when education […]

Speaker Series :: Susan Purney Mark ::  Iceland – a Textile Narrative

Zoom Webinar

Isn’t it amazing how one experience can lead to new ideas and opportunities that unfold into creative and unexpected explorations? A month-long art residency allowed Susan to dive deeply into textile books and scroll-making with paints, dyes, stitches and more. She will take us to Iceland, introduce us to the residency concept and share her […]

Speaker Series :: Japanese Embroidery :: Margaret Kinsey

Zoom Webinar

There are forms of embroidery that are special in Japan. They are highly respected art forms. Japanese traditional surface embroidery is adapted from Chinese embroidery, which has been practiced in Japan for more than 1600 years. It is an art form found in kimono and other textile arts. Rozashi is embroidery that is unique to […]


Speaker Series :: Bojagi :: Youngmin Lee

Bojagi (Korean Wrapping Cloths) are pieced together from small scraps of cloth. It is the most unique form of Korean textile art. Bojagi occupied a prominent place in the daily lives of Koreans of all classes. They were used to wrap or carry everything from precious ritual objects to everyday clothes and common household goods […]

Speaker Series :: Wild Silk: Tasar (Tussah), Muga and Eri :: Karen Selk

Zoom Webinar

Karen Selk will be presenting her story of learning about wild silk and the people who rear and care for the silkworms and make the silk. This event is free for EAC/ACB members. Members, log in to My EAC/Mon ACB, after April 1, to register for this Karen's presentation on Saturday, May 4, 2024.   […]