The TMC Volunteer Association hosts fundraising sales throughout the year, offering a selection of textiles, crafting supplies, equipment, and other items at bargain prices. Proceeds of the sales support the Textile Museum of Canada's exhibitions, collections, and public programs.


Artscape Youngplace (180 Shaw Street): Friday November 3, 11 am-5 pm in rooms 108 and 109 and Saturday November 4, 11 am-3 pm in room 108. (Major credit and debit cards accepted)

TMC Volunteer Workroom (411 Richmond St E, Suite 2): Tuesday November 28
1-3 pm
(Cash only)


(May vary according to each sale)

  • Fabric (for quilting, for clothing, and decorator samples)
  • Household textile items (tablecloths, handkerchiefs)
  • Yarn
  • Crafts (tapestry yarn, needlework kits, and rug hooking materials)
  • Sewing Supplies (notions, tools and equipment)
  • Beads
  • Designer patterns (Vogue and specialty patterns such as Folkwear)
  • Ethnographic and vintage Textiles (including clothing, drapery, and household linens)
  • Textile-related books and magazines