submitted by Lakeshore Creative Stitchery Guild

The Lakeshore Creative Stitchery Guild (LCSG) will host its 42nd exhibition of needle arts!

Stewart Hall Cultural Centre, Pointe-Claire
Saturday, September 16, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Sunday,  17,  1 p.m. to 4 p.m.




Showcasing the works of its members, the exhibition will display over 200 pieces of fine needlework, in a wide variety of embroidery techniques and in a range of formats, including framed works, tablecloths and linens, and decorative pieces.

Throughout the weekend event, members will be on hand to demonstrate embroidery techniques including traditional Japanese embroidery, Hardanger, Brazilian among others.

Visitors will also have an opportunity to shop at vendors’ tables featuring embroidery material and supplies. The guild sale table will offer handmade cards as well as a selection of needlework books.

Formed in 1971, LCSG is a non-profit organization aimed at promoting and teaching the art of embroidery in the Montreal area. The guild membership currently stands at about 80 stitchers with a passion for needlework in all its forms. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in embroidery, from novice to expert.

Members meet weekly at Centre Noël Legault (245 Lakeshore Road) in Pointe-Claire from September to May.

A chapter of the Embroiderers' Association of Canada, the guild is run entirely by volunteers who plan and organize a program of activities that include classes in a range of embroidery techniques at beginner to advanced levels, weekly and monthly meetings, needlework exhibitions, and public demonstrations.

For more information on LCSG, visit www.lcsg-gtal.ca.

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