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Calendar of Events

January 2009

January 21DKC Meeting - Carolyn Franke
January 31
-February 1
DKC Winter Workshops
Now to Mar 8Fashion No-No
Fashion No-no is not necessarily about clothing, but innovative and experimental objects using art, craft/design, technology and their relationship to the body within the process.
Now to July 7The Cutting Edge - Textile Museum Exhibit
The Cutting Edge focuses on the shape of a garment, and what it signifies.
The exhibition features garments from the Textile Museum of Canada’s collection in conversation with contemporary objects that range from the haute couture of Issey Miyake and Yoshiki Hishinuma, to the fashion designs of Rashmi Varma and Yumi Eto, and the work of artists Lyn Carter and Lily Yung.

February 2009

February 11
-Sept. 7
When Women Rule the World: Judy Chicago - Textile Museum Exhibit
Judy Chicago is a noted feminist artist; this exhibit is not to be missed!
February 18DKC Meeting - Skills Exchange Mini-Workshops

March 2009

March 18DKC Meeting - Laura Chau
March 31World of Threads Festival
Deadline for submissions is March 31st. One of this year's themes is Nine/Nine Lives/Cats/Feline-themed images. For details, visit The event takes place in Oakville from September 19-October 4, 2009.

April 2009

April 15DKC Meeting - Robin Melanson
April 25-26DKC Knitter's Frolic
This is the big one—the knitting event of the year! Special guest instructor: Debbie New.

May 2009

May 20DKC Meeting

June 2009

June 12Canadian Cancer Society Relay for Life
7 p.m. to 7 a.m. at Forest Hill Memorial Park in Toronto.
Contact Joan Kass ( if you wish to join the Downtown Knit Collective Relay Team and knit all night for a great cause.
June 17DKC Meeting

July 2009

August 2009