Edmonton and District Quilters’ Guild

EDQG Membership is open to anyone with an interest in Quilting!

The EDQG is a member of FFAA and all members of EDQG may access programs and workshops offered by FFAA. Check out their website for all their upcoming events.

Festival of Quilts

The guild hosts a quilt show biannually.

The next show will be in June 2025.

About EDQG

The Edmonton & District Quilters’ Guild (EDQG) is a non-profit organization that started in 1979 with 35 members that has grown to over 200 members.

The objectives of the guild are to:

  • To contribute to the knowledge of and to promote the appreciation of fine quilts,
  • To sponsor and support quilting activities,
  • To encourage quilt making and collecting,
  • To contribute to the growth of knowledge of quilting techniques, textiles, patterns,
    history and quilt-makers, through educational meetings, travel, and fellowship.

The EDQG is run by volunteers who oversee the operation of the guild.  The following paragraphs outline a few of the activities of the Guild.

monthly meetings

Third Wednesday of the month (exception December, July and August) at 7pm

ATA (Alberta Teacher’s Association)
11010 142 St NW, Edmonton, AB

Can also attend via Zoom (contact membership@edqg.ca for more information)

mailing address

Edmonton & District Quilters’ Guild
PO BOX 68004 RPO BONNIE DOON
Edmonton, AB T6C 4N6

Email

This Month’s Newsletter

March 2024
March 2024

Cathie Ugrin"Art & Mental Health"Living with mental illness is a journey and a process. An emotional and physical roller-coaster that includes and involves loved ones, family and friends. In this artist talk, Manitoba-based fabric artist Cathie Ugrin presents her...

BOM February 2024 – Opposites Attract
BOM February 2024 – Opposites Attract

February 2024: Opposites Attract by Jenny DoanDue for March's MeetingTo Hand in your Blocks: Drop off at Community Sew Day on Mar 12. Drop off at Trapunto Quilt store. Contact Kathy S (endowment@edqg.ca) to make alternate arrangements. [dpvfw_pdf_viewer_embed...

Donate to the Endowment Fund

EDQG Salutes Our Advertisers

The EDQG is grateful to the many businesses that advertise in the members’ monthly newsletter. Their on-going support through door prize donations makes each monthly meeting special.
If you need quilting supplies or long arm services, check out the businesses listed.

Bulletin Board Highlights

Wanted: Quilter to make “Quillows”

Looking for someone in Edmonton, Alberta that does quillows. I have a bunch of shirts from my Dad and brother and would like to have some quillows made. Thank you. Maureen McGeough <moelorr@telus.net>

2nd Annual Craft & Fibre Stash Sale

SAVE THE DATE - MAY 4, 2004 Sheep Creek Weavers (SCW) is having our 2nd Annual Craft & Fibre Stash Sale on May 4, 2004 art the Millarville Racetrack Hall from 9-2.  (Do not be confused with our fibre sale which is held in October) This year, we have added any...

EMQG Spring Retreat

Openings available for the EMQG's Spring Retreat in March 2024.  If you would like to attend, please register on their website at www.emqg.ca

Resources for EDQG Members (Zoom and FFAA space)

Resources for EDQG MembersZoom MeetingsFFAA SpaceHold Your Own Zoom MeetingsThe EDQG pays for a ZOOM account in order to hold our monthly guild meetings.  We are able to host up to 99 people per session.  As a paid member of our guild, you have access to the use of...

Membership, Have you created your website account yet?

If you are having difficulties doing so, please check out these documents showing you:
-How to Create an Account.
-How to Reset your Password.
-Information about “Profile” Page