Quilt of Belonging exhibit, Centre des Congrès, Quebec city
Quilt of Belonging is a stunning, collaborative textile project that shows there is a place for all in the fabric of society. The rich tapestry is 120 feet (36 metres) long by 10,5 feet (3,5 metres) high. Its 263 blocks portray the rich cultural legacies of all the First Peoples of Canada and every nation of the world. Come and discover this work of art at the Centre des Congrès in Quebec City. Free admission. Thursday October 2nd from 6pm to 9pm and Friday October 3rd from noon to 9 pm. An invitation from Esther Bryan and the Quilt of Belonging team. (Many thank to Greta le Corney to let me know it). More information on www.quiltofbelonging.ca
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About our workshop.
L'atelier de Pénélope is a retail workshop that specialises (since 2003) in selling merchandise related to needle embroidery work. You will find fabrics, threads, patterns, books, kits, tools and embroidery frame in order to carry out your crafts and needleworks.
Antique utility objects being a true passion for the owner, chatelaines, refine objects and tools, antiques reproductions are available as well as other treasures to fill up your collections and crafts boxes.
The items available in store cover a wide range of techniques such as : cross-stitch, petit point and tapestry, Hardanger (Norwegian embroidery), needle painting, Crewel, ribbon work as well as many others. You will find brands such as: Clover, DMC, Dimensions, Eterna Silk, Eva Rosenstand, Gumnut Yarns, Heritage Stitchcraft, Kreinik, Lavender & Lace, Mill Hill, Mirabilia, Permin of Copenhagen, Rainbow Gallery, Rajmahal, Textile Heritage, Zweigart as well as many others.
If you are looking for a specific embroidery item and can not find it in our catalogue, please advise us and provide us with as many details about the product as possible. We will most likely be able to order the product for you.
L'atelier de Pénélope is located at : 2570-B, Dalton avenue in the Parc Colbert in Québec City.
The shop is open :
on Fridays from 5 PM to 9 PM and on Saturdays from 10 AM to 4 PM.
If these hours do not suit your agenda, please contact us to make an appointment.
The phone number to contact us it’s 418 634-0050.