Embroider the Past with the Society for Creative Anachronism

Creativ Festival 2014

Embroidery with the SCA

Embroidery (Hands-on Activity)

Enhance your projects with beautiful embroidered stitches. The Society for Creative Anachronism teaches you some of the more common stitches used throughout the medieval period and helps you make your own favourite.  www.Ealdormere.ca

SCA Booth #105 – Fri 3:30 to 4:30 . Sat 3:30 to 4:30

Class registration will begin in Spring 2014. Watch for updates here on our blog for when brochure details become available and registration begins. www.creativfestival.ca

Advance Tips for Fitting Patterns with Evangelina Cruz

Creativ Festival 2014

Evangelina Cruz

Evangelina Cruz is an industrial designer who for more than 20 years has been sharing techniques to make lovely, easy, made-to-measure patterns.

Creativ Festival 2014

Advanced Tips to Perfect Fitting Patterns

Advanced Tips to Perfect Fitting Patterns
Evangelina shares insider tips to make beautiful patterns that really fit. All it takes is two measurements and you can make fashionable patterns easily!
Discovery Centre – Fri & Sat 4:30

And, catch exciting patternmaking in-booth classes each hour on the hour to learn to make custom-fit patterns easily at Lutterloh Systems Canada – Booth #510

In-the-hoop Secret Scoop

Creativ Festival Show Instructor

Linda Pidzamecky, Janome Educational Expert at Creativ Festival

Placing multiple embroidery designs together in a large project can be a mega pain if you don’t know the insider secrets. Janome educational expert Linda Pidzamecky will be hosting daily classroom sessions on how to place single of multi-part designs in your next project using the exclusive Janome Clothsetter.

Check the show guide at Creativ Festival for daily times and be in-the-know!

Show Correction Notice for Spring 2014

I have made an error on most of the blogs for the Spring 2014 Show. It pertained to class registration and etc. Our spring show is run very differently from our fall shows. Our spring shows have a lot of sessions that are included with your admission. Registration ahead of time is not required. Please disregard the notice at the bottom of each seminar and mini hands-on workshop postings for our April 25 & 26, 2014 event…

All sessions are free with admission on a first come basis, no registration is required. Only hands-on activities require tickets, which are released 15 minutes before the session starts at the Activity Counter booth #365.

Thank you in advance for your understanding and I apologize for my error.

Michael – Social Media Director for Creativ Festival

Hand Quilting Trunk Show with Rebecca

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Markham Guild of Village Crafts

Rebecca Sham was born and raised in Hong Kong and first introduced to quilting in Canada where she incorporated Oriental imagery into her unique award-winning quilts. This member of the York Heritage Quilters Guild and Markham Guild of Village Crafts enjoys sharing her talent and creativity through teaching to keep this beautiful tradition alive.  www.RebeccaSham.com


Trunk Show Tiger Quilt

Trunk Show Tiger Quilt

Rebecca’s Trunk Show

Rebecca shares her collection and uses her fabulous quilts to illustrate different techniques such as piecing, appliqué, 3D, hand quilting and thread painting. She’ll discuss how to modify a pattern, make changes to a panel, she creates her own patterns and uses decorative stitches to modernize classic quilt patterns.

Room 102 – Fri 4:30 . Sat 12:30

Class registration will begin in Spring 2014. Watch for updates here on our blog for when brochure details become available and registration begins. www.creativfestival.ca

Embroidery Removal Made Easy

Marathon Threads Canada - Embroidery Removal Tool

Embroidery Removal Tool

Frustrated with machine embroidery gone wrong? Intimidated by the scope of the project? Join the experts and give the Embroidery Removal tool a try and turn your marathon project around in no time at all.

Marathon Threads Canada – Booth #166.  www.MarathonThreads.ca


Memories in the Making with Scrapbook & Cards

Creativ Festival 2014

Scrapbook & Cards Today

If you love pulling your stories together with paper, stamps and tools, here’s the creative hot spot for you! Designers are on hand to share ideas and inspire you with demos and make ‘n takes! Plus, New Product Showcase, giveaways and the latest CardMaps Vol. 4… all happening in the Interactive Studio – Booth #379 www.ScrapbookAndCards.com

Made possible thanks to:
American Crafts, Bo Bunny, Doodlebug Design, Jillibean Soup, Pink Paislee, Xyron and more!

To pre-register for these special exclusive hands-on workshops with Virginia Nebel CLICK HERE.



Creativ Festival 2014

Box-o-lope Cards

Pretty Box-O-Lope Cards Set

Virginia has a slight obsession for paper crafting which has become her creative outlet! Join her to play with pretty patterned papers and embellishments to create a beautiful box set of all occasion cards. You’ll also learn a paper folding technique using a template to create the fabulous coordinating box for your cards. Bring: 12 x 12 trimmer, scrapbook adhesive, mini-glue dots, scissors, bone folder, black journaling pen and brown ink. Fee: $25.00.
Interactive Studio – Fri 11:30 to 1:00 


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Treasured Memories Layout

Create a beautiful double page layout that captures your heartfelt memories. In addition to creating with traditional paper crafting supplies, Virginia will inspire you to use pretty trims, jewels and other fun elements to add layers, texture and dimension to your pages! Bring: 12 x 12 trimmer, scrapbook adhesive, mini-glue dots, scissors, black journaling pen and brown ink. Fee: $25.00.
Interactive Studio – Fri 5:30 to 7:00