A round-up of goings-on in fibre and textile arts and crafts across Canada.
Vancouver-based quilt designer Berene Campbell has released a pattern in support of Ukraine. The “Peace for Ukraine” block is free, and she encourages quilters to sew one and to make a donation to support the people of Ukraine. Info on Instagram, including suggestions for places to donate. [Ed. note: Here is further information on ways to help.]
Until the end of March, Toronto’s Royal Ontario Museum is hosting an exhibition of face masks. Featuring the work of over forty Canadian makers and fifteen Indigenous designers and artists, and many more from around the world, “Unmasking the Pandemic: From Personal Protection to Personal Expression highlights a new permanent collection established by ROM curators inspired by the creativity of the masks and their makers.” Visit in person, or watch a brief video tour on the exhibition’s information page.
We’re attending our first in-person event since the founding of Digits & Threads! If you’re in the area, we hope to see you at Knit City Montreal the weekend of April 2 & 3. We’ll be in booth 11, and we’ll have loads of info about D&T, and some tiny gifts for Armchair and Studio members. We’re so excited to meet you!