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Crafts

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Canadian Embroiderers' Guild, London Ontario
Founded in October 1971, the Guild is a teaching organization, in the tradition of the craft guilds of the middle ages. The Guild frequently showcases the work of its members at various London Public Library locations.

City of London
Check listings under the heading of "Creative City" for information on and links to the decorative arts and crafts in London.

London Culture
LondonCulture.ca is new the on-line hub for cultural activities within the City of London, including crafts and craft organizations. This site represents a partnership between the London Arts Council and London Heritage Council to provide cultural producers and enthusiasts one consolidated information resource. The "What's On" portion of the website maintained by Tourism London, is a resource for current
Craft Shows and Markets in London and area.

London District Weavers and Spinners This London,Ontario Guild, now in its fifth decade, offers a shared experience of weaving and spinning, as well as teaching sessions for those interested in this craft.

London Potters Guild
The London Potters Guild, founded in 1981,is a guild formed to encourage the growth and development of potters as well as to generate an appreciation for pottery in the London Community.

Stained Glass Guild of London Ontario
This Guild which opened its doors at the East Lions Artisan Centre (1731 Churchill Avenue) in January 2010 was founded by local stained glass artists Ted Goodden and Lynette Richards as a way to get people more involved in this expressive art form. The Centre offers lots of room to work, learn and create. The Guild is a partner of  "Artisans London", a not-for-profit umbrella organization representing various London arts and crafts guilds and clubs.

 

Websites

Canadian Gourd Society
A society of artists and craftspeople intent on the encouragement of Canadian gourd art recognition.

Embroiderers' Association of Canada, Inc. 
This site offers information about associations for embroidery.

Fusion: The Ontario Clay and Glass Association
This site provides information about the association, a members' gallery, events calendar, information about classes and links to related sites.

Knitting Help
If you want to learn to knit or to explore advanced techniques, this site offers 150 free online videos. It also includes a popular knitting forum.

Needlepoint (About.com)
This page offers comprehensive coverage of embroidery topics, including history, patterns, stitches and more.

OntarioArtist
An Ontario Government website for finding information and links to programs and services for artists, including those who work in crafts and design.

Scrapbooking.com Magazine
This online monthly magazine is a good site for both the novice and experienced scrapbooker. It features information on layouts, articles, bulletin boards, etc.