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Embroidery Stash Estate Sale to benefit the Canadian Embroiderers Guild Kitchener Waterloo

Date: Saturday, June 9

Time: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Location: 84 Avondale Avenue South, Waterloo, Ontario (Home of Maria Smit)

Terms of sale: cash only

Prices range from 25 cents to $50.00


Embroidery Stash Estate Sale to benefit the Canadian Embroiderers Guild Kitchener Waterloo

Items for sale include:


  • Aidas
  • Evenweaves
  • Linens
  • Various sizes, colours and counts


  • New skeins of DMC floss
  • DMC floss on bobbins and floss away bags
  • Some perle cottons

Other Treasures

  • Mill Hill Beads
  • Quilted Tote Bags
  • Quilted Project Bags
  • Plastic Storage Items
  • Q Snaps of various sizes
  • Stretcher bars of various sizes
  • Scroll Frames of various sizes
  • Magnetic Boards of various sizes
  • Charts
  • Kits, some started a bit or just needed to be finished (needle rolls)
  • Embroidery Books
  • Lots of John Clayton charts
  • Dutch magazines that include charts
  • Calendar Charts from Anna magazine
  • Floss Caddies
  • Afghan started, with charts
  • A large crewel floral design started with the threads
  • Round large light green porcelain container from Framecraft
  • Magnetic needle containers


Registration Form





Registration Form 2017-18

o New        o Renewal


Name ______________________________________________________________

Address ____________________________________________________________

City _________________________________ Postal Code  ____________________

Telephone (home) _____________________   (work) ________________________

Email Address _______________________________________________________

What would you like to learn? ___________________________________________

Registration Fee   o Full (one year) $40.00  o Full (one term) $20.00  o Associate*(one year)  $15.00

Please pay by cheque or exact change.

[Cheques should be made payable to the Canadian Embroiderers’ Guild, Kitchener-Waterloo]


* Associates receive annual newsletter, schedule of classes and special event information and may participate in workshops and field trips, at full price, if space is available. Tuesday evening classes are open to Associates at a cost of $3.00 per night plus any kit fees. Associates are asked to notify a member of the Executive in advance if they will be attending a class.


Meetings are held on alternate Tuesday evenings, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at


Grace Mennonite Brethren Church

                                    546 Belmont Avenue

                                    Kitchener, ON


In order to continue the smooth running of the Guild, we occasionally need volunteers. With which of the following activities would you be willing to assist?


  1. Workshops ___________
  2. Helping to maintain Guild library _____________
  3. Providing overnight accommodation for visiting teachers __________
  4. Offering your home for Guild’s annual meeting __________________


Do you have a special embroidery interest that you would be willing to share with Guild members for a meeting?  If so, please tell us about it.


Our Schedule for the 2017-2018 year


Activity Schedule for 2017-2018

Biweekly meetings on Tuesday evenings at 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Grace Mennonite Brethren Church

546 Belmont Avenue, Kitchener, ON


September 5 Registration

Starting Assisi napkin ring


Debbie Collins

September 19 Finishing Assisi napkin ring using Nun’s stitch Maria Smit
Sat., Sept. 23 Display and stitch-in at Drumbo Fair  
Sun. Sept. 24 Display and stitch-in at Waterloo Region Museum  
October 3 Schwalm Ana Maria Kramer
October 17 Schwalm continued
October 31 Schwalm continued
November 14 Free night to work on schwalm or another project  
November 28 Schwalm continued Ana Maria Kramer
December 12 Christmas party and ornament exchange  
January 9 Planning a needlework project (mini box or picture frame) Jane Prime
January 23 Mini box or picture frame project continued  
February 6 Ribbon embroidery Sonya Vanderheide
February 20 Ribbon embroidery continued
March 6 Stumpwork Ruth Douglas
March 20 Stumpwork continued
April 3 Stumpwork continued
April 17 TBA  
May 1 Annual Meeting  



Drawn Thread

Someone answered my wish and here is a picture of Diane’s tablecloth.  Beautiful work.

Drawn Thread

Work in progress.  How a room goes quiet when concentration hits.  All those who participated in this one enjoyed perfecting their skills on this project.  Some day they may even share some photos of the finished projects.  Hint Hint

Drawn Thread

Drawn Thread

We would like to thank Ana-Marie Kramer who taught this class.  Thank you for your time, patience, and enthusiasm while passing on some of your skill to us.  Here are a few more shots of the work in progress.