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VOLUNTEER ASSOCIATION | Textile Museum of Canada

Textile Bazaar, 2016

Lots of fun was had over two days of the sale… Thanks to all the volunteers, Museum staff, and shoppers at the Textile Bazaar!

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Annual General Meeting, 2016

Almost 50 volunteers came to the combined Annual General meeting and Trustees’ reception for the Textile Museum volunteers on May 4. The meeting honoured active volunteers with 10 or more … Continue reading

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Join, and Share on Facebook

Join our facebook group dedicated to the Textile museum volunteers fundraising sales. The “More Than Just a Yardage Sale” facebook group is a place where you can find out more … Continue reading

July 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Volunteers on Instagram

  Find our very own instagram page at “textilemuseumvolunteers” on Instagram. If you are already following the textile Museum volunteers, please note that the name has changed. The old TMC … Continue reading

July 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Narrative Threads

Have you explored Narrative Threads? Narrative Threads is the TMC’s latest online project and it features more than 200 objects from museums and individuals across the country. The objects tell … Continue reading

July 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Tree Weaving

As part of the March Break programme, children and parents from the Toronto area, enjoyed a special afternoon in the Fibrespace Gallery at the Textile Museum. The children ranged in … Continue reading

July 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Linus Project

The yarn whisperers in the work room found five small knitted panels among the yarn donated to the May sale. Susan Singh combined them using a package of two compatible … Continue reading

May 27, 2016 · Leave a comment


The backings have come off a few of the volunteer logo pins. If this has happened to you there are two options: 1. Try the E6000 adhesive available from Home … Continue reading

May 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Shauna McCabe…Thank You & Farewell!

To: TMC Volunteers From: Adrienne Hood, Chair, Board of Trustees RE: Shauna’s Departure As you may have heard by now, our Director, Shauna McCabe will be leaving the Museum on … Continue reading

May 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

May 4 & 5, It’s Weird, Wild and Wonderful at the Textile Museum

Our Spring Show at the Textile Museum launching our new talk “Weird, wild and wonderful – carnivores, parasites and other unusual plants” (And of course there will be Orchids in … Continue reading

April 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

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