Monday, June 29, 2009

Threadworks 2010: TREES

Two Deadlines: (RECEIVE) & (Hand Delivery)
April 7-9, 2010 Shipped Entries
April 11 & 12, 2010 Hand delivered entries

Threadworks 2010: TREES

Wellington County Museum & Archives
Ontario, Canada
April 24 to June 13, 2010

Threadworks is a special project of the Ontario Network of Needleworkers (ONN) and is sponsored by the Wellington County Museum & Archives (WCMA) Threadworks’ mandate is to mount, every three years, a juried show of exceptional creative needlework stitched by artists from across Canada. The show opens at the WCMA and travels to a number of museums and galleries across Ontario during the next two years. This year’s theme is TREES.

  • Selection will be made on the basis of interpretation of the theme TREES and the quality of the submission.

  • A substantial part of the piece must be made with a threaded needle.

  • Entries must be of original design (no kits) and completed since 2007.

  • Entries (or parts thereof) must not exceed 36” x 45” x 20” in size.

  • If an entry is begun in a workshop, credit must be given to the instructor.

  • Entries are open to any Canadian resident.

  • Entries must be available for the duration of the travelling show (which may be up to 3 years).

  • Entries must be suitably finished and ready to hang or display, and accompanied by any necessary hardware and special instructions.

  • Maximum number of entries per artist is three.


$20 for first submission
+$10 for second submission
+$10 for third submission (maximum)

Best in Show
Hand Embroidery
Free Motion Machine Embroidery
Traditional Stitching
First Entry in a Juried Show
Mixed Media
WCMA Curator’s Award (non-monetary award)

Dianne Gibson, Judith Dingle and, Susan Burke.

Download the prospectus: CALLforentry2010 [pdf]

Visit the website:

For more information:

Sharron Begg
Phone: 519.763.3316

Elizabeth Litch
Phone: 519.843.5915

Maggie Vanderweit
Phone: 519.843.6361

Virginia Buchanan-Smith
Phone: 519.822.1859

Wellington County Museum & Archives
#0536 County Road 18
between Fergus and Elora