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Chinook Guild of Fibre Arts 

The Chinook Guild of Fibre Arts (CGFA) is a Calgary-based guild in fibre arts including quilting, rug hooking, and needlework.  We meet Mondays and Wednesdays daytimes and two Thursday evenings a month.

You are invited to come check us out! The first 2 meetings are free.

CGFA offers its members the opportunity to take advantage of:
  • Classes, trunk shows and demonstrations
  • Presentations by fibre arts specialists
  • Charity projects
  • Displays of members' projects
  • Needlewok, including cross stitch and embroidery
  • Quilting projects including mystery quilts and block of the month
  • Knitting, bobbin lace making and tatting
  • Rug hooking in the traditional Maritime style
The CGFA has a number of objectives including:
  • To provide knowledge and education of fibre arts for members
  • To preserve fibre arts skills and to encourage their modern application
  • To provide opportunities to donate to the community
  • To facilitate the exhibition of members' achievements in fibre arts
  • To share guild resources
  • To gather funds to achieve these goals
Are you considering joining the CGFA? Do you:
  • Enjoy meeting with others who share a love for fibre arts?
  • Do you value learning new fibre arts techniques?
  • Do you value contributing to your community?
  • Do you enjoy displays of members' projects?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, we hope you will consider joining CGFA. To find out more, send us an email at cgfa@ymail.com.

CGFA's work is recognized in Canada's 150th celebrations.

Chinook Guild of Fibre Arts proudly presents: Women’s Hands Building A Nation, an exhibition commemorating Canada’s 150th birthday.  The show is a collection of fibre art pieces celebrating women’s accomplishments and contributions to Canada’s growth as a nation. It was featured in Global News.

Exhibition Dates:

  • February 17 - June 3, 2018 (Galt Museum & Archives, Lethbridge, AB)
  • July 6-15, 2018 (Calgary Stampede)
  • August 25-26, 2018 (Heritage Park, Calgary)



Monday, September 17, 2018 11:00 AM • CGFA
Saturday, August 25, 2018 9:00 AM • CGFA
Friday, July 06, 2018 9:00 AM • CGFA

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