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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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YarnOver SleepOver Retreat 2017

It is not too early to start thinking spring!  Come and join us for our next Yarn Over Sleep Over Retreat in April 2017 for everyone who has a love affair … Continue reading

September 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Two Great Sales in ONE!

SAVE THE DATE: Both Sales on September 28, 11am-7pm TMC SHOP ANNUAL STOCKROOM SALE TMC Shop – 55 Centre  One day only! Many one of a kind oddities. Discounts of up to … Continue reading

August 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

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

Volunteer Handbook

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