Cataraqui Guild of Needle Arts Needle Arts Fair 2019

Hosted by the Cataraqui Guild of Needle Arts

Featuring Needlework Exhibition & Sale

"Needlecrafts Handed Down"


Link to Viewers' Choice Winners: 1st Ros Hanes; 2nd Gabrielle Moon; 3rd Kristeen Kristensen

Link to Pictures from the Fair

  Date: Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 10am - 3pm

Senior's Centre, 56 Francis Street, Kingston, Ontario

How to find us

  Admission: $6 (lunch NOT included but available on location)


Vendors from Ontario and Quebec (see vendors below)


Door Prizes

Lunch available

Free Mini-Workshops

(click workshop name for more information)

10:30 - Alabama Chanin Sewing Technique with Lorna Rae


11:30 - Swedish Weaving with Christine Allan - $5 kit fee

  12:30 - 1897 Schoolhouse Samplers talk with Lianne van Leyen
    1:30 - Demonstration: Torchon Bobbin Lace being made with Janet Wagg and Donna Hamilton

For more information or to register in advance, contact


Meet our Vendors

Jane Cuthbert
Rug hooking patterns
and hand dyed wool.
Retta Rive
Rive Designs

Fabric art cards,
Christmas ornaments,
appliquéd landscapes
    Nicola Shute
Dragon’s Lair Beads
beads, needles, thread, patterns

Kim Mather
Kimat Designs General stitching

Madonna Oliver

Paisleys Quilt Shop
Quilt fabric & notions
Sewers and quilters gift items

Lianne van Leyen
1897 Schoolhouse Samplers

Facebook page

Laura Mayo
The Living Canvas
silk scarves, scarf jewelry

Carole Van Die
Books for You

Jo Gatenby
X’s and Oh’s

needlework charts and supplies

Kim Parkinson
Cornerstone Fibres

cornerstonefibres email

felting & spinning
supplies, handspun &
hand dyed yarn

Chelsea Fournier
Chelsea Buns Cross Stitch

Bespoke scissors,
cross stitch/needlearts


Wendo Van Essen
Fibre Art by Wendo, handmaiden Canada

wendovan email

Needle felting kits,
woolie broaches, Pincushions,
mounted woolie
animal heads

Joan Sharpe
Purlin J’s Roving Yarn Co.

hand knitting yarns

Maureen Robertson

Dreams & Creations
Fraser rug hooking machines,
felting supplies, yarns, rovings
Elaine Culligan
Laine’s Creations
Crocheted cover-up tops, weighted blankets, teacup bird feeding stations and lamp bases
Esther Grav
What’s Weft

Fibres for
spinning, felting, weaving yarns
and fibre kits

Ann McDonald
Knowledge and Needles

cross stitch charts,
fabric & thread


Textured Treasures
Textured Treasures charts and kits,
Mill Hill beaded kits;
Rainbox Gallery fires,
Kreinik Fibres, DMC fibres,
some fabrics/canvas

Laurie Harkin –Chiasson
Cannaweave-Weaving and Fibre Studio Accessories
Weaving baskets,
Kumihimo (Japanese Braiding)
Fibre tools & accessories ballwinders, spindle distaff, seam rippers, needle baskets
and much more.
Patricia Coté
L’Atelier de Pénélope
Embroidery Supplies—threads, material, patterns

L'Atelier de Pénélope Inc - Logo

Karen Magee
Quilt Retreat Thyme  Quilt, Knit & Stitch
Valdani Thread, Punch Needle, Yarn, variety of other items

*NOTE: If there is something special you are looking for, please send an email to the vendor so they can bring it to the fair for you.


Member of the "Embroiderers’ Association of Canada"

Last modified by dhh: December 3, 2019