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Fiber Day

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Fiber Day by Maria M. Romero
Fiber Day was the brainchild of our president and the goals of the day were: a) to make known the activities of our guild; b) to promote an exchange of ideas between guilds dedicated to fibers and textile arts; c) to offer the participants the opportunity to appreciate other techniques related to textiles.



Due to logistics and a lack of space, only guilds from Beaconsfield and Pointe-Claire were invited for the first edition of Fiber Day, however, eventually we extended the invitation to other groups in Westmount and Montréal.  Thus, on October 15th, 45 fiber enthusiasts met at the Beaconsfield Recreation Centre to share their passion for textile arts coming from Beaconsfield Quilters Guild, Lakeshore Stitchery Guild, Lakeshore Weavers, Montreal Knitting Guild, Westmount Quilters Guild, and the Beaconsfield Hooking Crafters Guild (BHCG).

The day unfolded as follows: 
In the morning from 9 to 10, guests were greeted with coffee and sweets. 
From 10 onward each guild…