Thursday, May 24, 2012

Joint and Support More Than Just a Yardage Sale

Textile Museum of Canada: More Than Just a Yardage Sale: May 25-26, 2012; poster by
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Textile Museum of Canada
Friday May 25 & Saturday May 26

It is not just for crafters, it's a treasure chest of bargains!
Proceeds from the sale go to support the Textile Museum of Canada exhibits and programs.

More Than Just a Yardage Sale 2012

Friday, May 25, 11 am – 6 pm
Saturday May 26, 10 am – 1 pm

Textile Museum of Canada
55 Centre Avenue, Toronto
(1 block east of the St. Patrick subway station)
416-599-5321 ext. 0

The annual More Than Just a Yardage Sale is just a day away. Tomorrow, on Friday May 25, from 11 am to 6 pm and Saturday May 26, from 10 am to 1 pm the sale will feature fine fabrics, quality yarns, vintage notions and clothing, buttons, beads, books and patterns. This annual fundraising event supports the Museum's collections, exhibitions and education programs.

Eager shoppers line up before the sale opens on Friday morning in anticipation of the bargains within. Come early to discover your favorite piece or, beat the line ups. The tables are regularly refreshed, so new items can be discovered on both days of the sale. Arrive on Saturday morning and you'll be sure to find something new.

It is not just crafters who enjoy the sale – books, household items and beads make wonderful one of a kind gifts. Join us, rain or shine.

Learn more about the sale at - Strand Mews: VOLUNTEER ASSOCIATION of the Textile Museum of Canada.

For more information, contact: How to Make the Most of the Yardage Sale
The annual More Than Just a Yardage Sale, on May 25 and 26 at the Textile Museum, is a treasure chest of bargains. But how to make the most of this once-a-year opportunity for unique items at bargain prices?
There’s no right time to come as the tables are regularly refreshed with new items. A second round will always reveal something special. Read More… Treasures and tales abound at Textile Museum’s annual ‘yardage’ sale
For months now, down in a crowded basement room in the 401 Richmond Building, a cluster of women have been sorting garbage bags of old dreams into bundles of inspiration...
...A hundred yards of thick string into … well, who knows? Some woman is bound to pluck it from the mound of camel and muskox yarn as just the thing she’s been looking for. Crafters are like that. They make gold from hay. Read More...
By Catherine Porter, Columnist, Published On Wed May 23 2012

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