Edmonton & District Quilters' Guild (EDQG)

Crafting Leisure Survey

Crafting During COVID

Recruitment message: 

 

We are Dr. Cory Kulczycki and Dr. Rebecca Genoe and we are researchers at the University of Regina in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies.

 

The focus of the research is on crafting in Canada during the COVID-19 social and physical distancing time.

 

To participate you must to be 18 years of age or older and residing in Canada. Your participation will involve answering questions on an online survey; estimated time to complete is 15 to 20 minutes.

 

Your participation is completely voluntary and if you choose not to participate it will not impact your relationship with the researchers or the University of Regina. Due to the survey design we will not know who has or has not completed the survey.

 

If you agree to volunteer you will be asked to review the study information letter and complete the survey available here

 

 

Please feel free to share this email with any members of your group and crafters you think would be interested in sharing their experiences.

 

If you have any questions about the study, please free to contact the principle investigator, Dr. Cory Kulczycki at (306-585-4841) or (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), the co-investigator, Dr. Rebecca Genoe at (306-5854781 or (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). This study has been reviewed and received ethics clearance through the Research Ethics Board of at the University of Regina. If you have any questions regarding your rights as a research participant, you may contact the Office of the Chair of the Research Ethics Board at (306) 585-4775.

Thank you,

Cory Kulczycki and Rebecca Genoe

 

 


 

Pins and Pine Needles Virtual Quilt Show

The Pins and Pine Needles Virtual Quilt show is now live.

 

www.ppnqg.com

 

 


 

News from TrendTex

Even through these difficult times, we are all seeing the positivity and resourcefulness of quilters shine through. From making masks, scrubs and caps to sharing projects and patterns online to help keep spirits up, quilters are truly a unique and special group of people! 

If you haven't already seen, we have a few exciting updates from TrendTex! 

 

Designer Spotlights

 

Click here to view Brightly Blooming by Create Joy Project

Artist Laura Muir's first ever collection with Moda is hitting stores this month! And you won’t want to miss the 60-inch panels that promote positivity and self-value. Click on the link above to find out more about her inspiration and see this beautiful collection on our website.

 

Click here to view Geometry by Janet Clare

Janet Clare’s latest collection pairs 2020’s blue and cream trend with a beautiful bright green. These small scale geometric designs are just waiting to be used in your next quilt project.

 

Brightly Blooming and Geometry hit stores across Canada this month! 

 

 

We are looking for 2 new Sales Representatives!

We are excited to announce that we are hiring 2 Sales Representatives, one for the British Columbia Interior and one for Northern Alberta. These exciting roles provide the opportunity to set your own schedule, be your own boss and work within an incredibly creative industry! The passion for quilting has existed for hundreds of years and even during these uncertain times, remains strong and stable.

The territory for British Columbia Interior includes the Kootenay's, Northern BC and Okanagan. 

The territory for Northern Alberta includes Edmonton and surrounding areas and will be working with our head Sales Rep in Alberta.

If you are interested in learning more about the roles and to apply, click here 

Sincerely, 

The TrendTex Team

 

 

TrendTex is the leading Wholesale Distributor in Canada for independent retailers focused on the quilting and home sewing markets. We are proud to represent some of the best fabric lines the industry has to offer such as Moda, Hoffman California, Cotton + Steel, RJR Fabrics, Stof, Benartex and Michael Miller.

 


 

Victoria's Quilts

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The Calgary branch of Victoria’s Quilts, a group providing quilts to people living with cancer, is no longer able to assist with mailing quilts to Edmonton and further north. They are looking for a group that would love to help with their mission. If this is something of interest to you or for more information, you can check out their website at https://www.victoriasquiltscanada.com).

 


 


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