Cataraqui Guild of Needle Arts

Cataraqui Guild of

Needle Arts

The Cataraqui Guild of Needle Arts is a non-profit group that received its charter from the Embroiderers' Association of Canada in June 2002. Since that time the membership has steadily grown to its current level with members coming from a diverse mix of backgrounds and skill levels.

2019 Fall Meeting Dates: Sept 9, (14, 15 Kingston Fall Fair), 16; Oct 5 (Needle Arts Fair), 7, 21; Nov 4, 18; Dec 2, 9

2020 Winter Meeting Dates: Jan 6, 20; Feb 3, 17; Mar 2

New Listing of Library Holdings by author and by genre.

Available now New: "2019 December Newsletter"

Needle Arts Fair 2019
  Link to Viewer's Choice Winners - 1st Ros Hanes; 2nd Gabrielle Moon; 3rd Kristeen Krestensen
  Link to Pics from 2019 Fair  
To contact us, email CGNA at but change the " at " to the usual "@". I have written the email in this manner so we won't get a lot of junk emails.


Learn a Stitch

Afternoon Projects

Workshops and Special Events


CGNA Contact Information

Guild Information for Members

Needle Arts Fair 2019


Exercises for Embroideriers

Other Links

Upcoming Events

Historical Aspects of Embroidery

What is Embroidery?


Quilts Kingston

Kingston Heirloom Quilters

The Cataraqui Guild of Needle Arts:
  • meets on the first and third Monday of the month, September to June, from 9:30am to 3:30pm at Edith rankin United Church, 4080 Bath road, Kingston, ON
  • has summer stitch-ins arranged by members for July and August
  • has a quarterly newsletter
  • has two-day workshops twice a year
  • has a lending library of books
  • has an annual membership fee of $70 which includes a $40 fee for membership in the national organization, the Embroiderers' Association of Canada (EAC).
    This provides:
    • the national newsletter "Embroidery Canada" published quarterly
    • opportunity to enroll in the annual national seminar held in a different province each year at which intensive 2 and 4 day courses are taught by top teachers in their field.
    • opportunity to take correspondence or online courses either as an individual or as part of a group within the guild.



Member of the "Embroiderers’ Association of Canada"

Last modified by dhh: December 3, 2019