Fabric Arts Studio

Our Fabric Arts Studio is located on the second floor of the Richmond Cultural Centre at 7700 Minoru Drive.  It has lots of natural light and a treasure trove of sewing tools for all our projects and supplies for community donation projects.  It is a great place to gather and share ideas and expertise.

Sewing tools include

  • Sewing machines and Serger
  • cutting mats, rulers, rotary cutters and scissors
  • irons and ironing boards
  • large baffles we use for design walls and display
  • light box
  • pins, needles, quilting pins,measuring tapes etc.

Supplies for Community Donation Projects

  • Cotton fabric for quilt tops, book bags and pillow cases
  • Knit fabric for chemo caps
  • Wool for knitting projects
  • Batting
  • Larger pieces of fabric for backing quilts
  • Thread of various colours
  • TAGOR Labels for donation quilts
  • Our Community Outreach Coordinators have a small budget for supplies and try to accommodate members creative needs

Our room is available most Mondays and Fridays from 10am – 1pm for community project days.  For personal projects the room is available 10am – 1pm on Thursdays and some Saturdays.  For details please see our calendar.

Donation Quilt Sizing and particulars

  • Preemie quilt – 36″ x 36″ with flannel backing
  • Child’s play quilt – 40″ x 40″ – with cotton backing not flannel
  • Adult lap quilt – 40-55″ x 50-65″ – with cotton or flannel backing
  • Other quilts – we also make wheel chair friendly lap quilts, bed toppers and bed size quilts for some of our recipients on special request.  Please talk to our Community Outreach Coordinators for details.
  • Each quilt is labelled with a TAGOR label rather than a personal label.

Fabrics must be pre-washed – especially flannels and for preemie quilts.