Events Calendar

Visit the Meerkat Shweshwe loft studio in beautiful Elora to purchase shweshwe shoes, shweshwe yardage, fat quarters and kits.
We are within metres of the Elora Gorge, and the region is renowned for beautiful scenic walks or cycle routes. There are also lots of places for meals and drinks in town, all within walking distance from the studio.
248 Geddes Street, Elora ON, N0B 1S0 (Corner of David and Geddes Streets. Entrance on David Street.)
Parking at the Elora Arena on David Street, if the two parking bays at the studio are taken.


Two Winter Workshops 2018

Saturday February 10    10am to 1pm
Friday February 16 10am to 1pm
Reverse Appliqué for beginner or intermediate quilters
Fee: $40 (Includes patterns)
CONTACT US NOW to reserve your spot!


Dutch Re-Treat 2018

Thursday February 22    10am to 3pm
Meet and Stitch day for participants in the #dutchtreatsewalong as shared on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Visitors are welcome if you would like to learn more about reverse appliqué. Space for 7 participants only.
No formal teaching.
No cost except for lunch provided.
CONTACT US for inquiries or to RSVP


Sales Events 2018

Niagara Heritage QG Shop Hop     January 17
Four Corners QG Show                   May 11-12
Courtepoint Québec 2018 Salon   May 31 – June 3
Quilts at the Creek                          July 28-29






Book a Trunk Show

A slide presentation and trunk show with shweshwe items to illustrate the fascinating history of shweshwe and how it connects with world history of textile production and trade.
Title: “The Bolt and the Beautiful – The Shweshwe Saga.” Length: 50 to 60 minutes.
A pop up shop can be arranged for the same date with shweshwe pre-cuts, kits and patterns.
Currently taking reservations for 2018/2019
CONTACT US for more information
Brampton QG                     January 25, 2018
Brant Heritage QG             March 8, 2018
Moraine QG                        April 4, 2018
Etobicoke QG                      April 16, 2018
Hamilton QG                      May 9, 2018
Orillia QG                            May 16, 2018
Evening Threads QG          May 16, 2018
Lake to Lake QG                 May 19 & 20, 2018
Haliburton Highlands QG  Jun 13, 2018
Markham Towne QG         October 4, 2018
Waterloo County QG         October 17, 2018
Ancaster QG                       November 21, 2018