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Saturday May 29 - 7 pm Lower Serverin Hall

 Kate Atherley Lecture - Why Medium never fits quite right

A mathematics-free overview of how to read garment sizing information and schematics, to determine which size to choose. A detailed explanation of ease, how to properly measure yourself and how to take garment style into account when making a pattern choice. 


Tuesday June 1 - 7 pm - Lower Serverin Hall

Carol Schmold - Traditions - Roots and Branches

Beginning in 1999 Carol discovered the joy of quilting and the history of quilts.  Through the years she has grown from a traditional quilter into a contemporary art quilter but always resorts back to the skills and knowledge of the past.  This trunk show demonstrates her fascination with the historical side of quilting and how it continues to lead her in a more contemporary way of working.


Wednesday June 2, 7 pm - Lower Severin Hall

Gail Heller of Erie Quilt Arts

Gail will share her knowledge of threads, notions, tips and techniques that will make your sewing and quilting easier and more accurate.


Show and Tell, and Meeting the Teacher and other Fun - 7 pm Lower Severin Hall

Complete details of each evenings program will be included in your welcome package.


Tours of St. Peter’s Abbey

St. Peter’s Abbey is the oldest Benedictine Monastery in Canada founded in 1903. Father Demetrius will lead an informative tour of the Abbey daily at 4:30pm.  Please sign up at the store located in Lower Severin Hall if you are interested.

 Tours of Assumption Church

Rebuilt in 1920 – 21, after a cyclone destroyed the original church during construction, this large country church is decorated with paintings of celebrated German artist Berthold Imhoff.  Tours will be organized as required.


Store Hours:

Haus of Stitches in Humboldt will be open regular hours throughout the conference.

Monday – Sat 9 am – 6 pm and Thursday 9 am – 9 pm. If you need to visit the store outside these hours please contact one of the staff at 1-306-682-0772 or 1-800-344-6024.

On site we will have a store set up in the Lower Serverin Hall stocked with supplies related to classes being held.  This store will be open daily from 8 am – 9 pm.