CLASSES ~ SEPTEMBER to DECEMBER, 2018

 
Are you looking for a pattern, book, tool or something you’ve seen on TV or in a book?
If it is available we can order it for you with our SOS Service ~
Special Order Service.
Call or email us and we’ll see what we can do.

Can’t bring your sewing machine to class? - we have sewing machines available for use in our classroom.
You must reserve one ahead of time as a limited number are available.

   CLASSES                                Click here for » MACHINE QUILTER'S AVAILABLE«      

Machine Quilting Available -  click on above for more information 

 

Frustrated trying to learn by watching clips on You Tube? 

We have wonderful classes using a wide variety of

quilting and sewing techniques! Our teachers can help you learn and inspire you to do more!

 

 

 

FUSIBLE APPLIQUÉ 101 - Beginner

Martha Davidson               $30.00  Pattern Included

Love the look of appliqué but don't have time for hand appliqué.  This is the class for you! All the basics of machine appliqué will be covered including how to transfer patterns, the different types of fusible webs, fusing, satin stitch, blanket stitch/buttonhole stitch, decorative threads and lots more.  Reference notes given,

 

Saturday  Sept. 15th  ~  10:00am  -  1:00pm

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JELLY ROLL RUG  - Beginner/Intermediate

Cathy Constantine                           $40.00 + Pattern

Make the rectangle or oval version of this Jelly-Roll Rug. Now, all skill levels may participate in the joy of Jelly-Roll Rug making! No stitching around tight curves, just sewing straight seams in the Jelly Roll Rug 2 pattern.  A fun day!

Saturday  Sept. 22nd  ~ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

 

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NECESSARY CLUTCH WALLET    -  Intermediate

Cathy Constantine                                  $40.00 + Pattern

The Necessary Clutch Wallet isn't just your ordinary wallet.  Carry your cell phone/mobile, cheques, cash, cards. coins and still have room for your favourite lipstick or even personal items.  With its closed ends, everything is safe and secure and there is never any worry about anything sliding out.

Saturday Sept. 29th  ~  10:30am - 3:30 pm

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BEGINNERS SAMPLER QUILT  -  Beginner

Martha Davidson       $90.00   Patterns Included

During this 8-week course, learn the basics of quilt making while assembling a queen sized Sampler Quilt top ~ rotary cutting, strip piecing, accurate quick triangle squares, numerous piecing methods, cutting and attaching borders, quilting lingo, sashing, the perfect ¼” seam and lots more.

Tuesdays ~ Oct. 2  9  16  23  30  Nov.  13  20  27

 10:00am  –  12:30pm      OR       6:30pm  –  9:00pm

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INTERMEDIATE SAMPLER  -  Intermediate

Martha Davidson $90.00 Patterns Included

Completed the Beginners Class and want to learn more. This sampler features a large pieced centre surrounded by different pieced Star Blocks. Learn double add-a-corner, curves, quilting lingo and lots more.

Thursday  ~ Oct. 4  11  18  25  Nov. 1  8  15  22

10:00am – 12:30pm   OR    6:30pm  –  9:00pm 

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CHRISTMAS STOCKING CLASS - Beg/Inter

Martha Davidson              $40.00  Pattern Included

Be prepared ahead for Christmas. Different strips of fabric are sewn in the

Quilt-As-You-Go method to create a lined stocking that will delight anyone.  A great

way to use up scraps of Christmas fabrics and sample the stitches on your machine. 

Saturday  October 6th  ~  10:30am  -  3:30pm

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SERGER  BASICS  Level 1   -   Beginner

Cathy Constantine             $30.00 Notes Given

Experience all that your Serger can do. Learn the parts of your Serger, how to thread and manage the tensions and how to trouble-shoot problems while creating a book of techniques in the first class. Open to all makes and models of Sergers.

Wednesday  October 10th  ~  6:30pm - 9:00pm

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VOYAGER BAG  -  Intermediate

Cathy McGinn                          $60.00 + Pattern

For Travel Lovers! The ultimate carry-on, travel or gym bag with a long strap for shoulder

or hands free cross-body wear.  Featuring a secure zip topped closure and slip pockets

inside.  The padded handle and straps make carrying a breeze.

Pattern by Among Brenda's Quilts & Bags.  Measures 19"W x 11 1/2"H x 7 1/2"D 

 

Friday Oct. 12th  ~  6:30pm - 9:00pm  AND

Saturday Oct. 13th  ~ 10:30am  -  3:30pm

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FREE MOTION MACHINE QUILTING FILLERS

LEVEL 1  -  Beginner

Nancy Elaschuk                  $40.00

Join us to learn how to free motion quilt the background fillers which will make your quilting template designs pop.  We will start with warm up exercises to prepare you for stippling, then stipple. Also covered will be several variations on stippling and straight line grids.  Come see our class sample and prepare to enter a new world of machine quilting.

Saturday  October 20th  ~  10:30am  -  3:30pm

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SERGER BASICS Level 2   -  Intermediate

Cathy Constantine       $30.00 Notes Given

Finished the basics and want to learn to do more with your Serger – then this is the class  for you! 

Open to all makes and models of Sergers.

Wednesday  October 24th  ~  6:30pm - 9:00pm

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BINDING TOOL STAR  -  Intermediate

Beth Rasmussen    $40.00+Ruler Pattern Included

Join us to make this easy and beautiful Star using the TQM Binding Ruler.

Complete this 32 inch star which can then be made into a wall quilt, table quilt or also incorporated into a larger quilt.  See how to make this star in two smaller sizes as well!

A fun class!

Saturday October 27th ~ 10:30am - 3:30pm

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PROFESSIONAL TOTE BAG  -  Inter/Advanced

Cathy McGinn                                  $60.00 + Pattern

The Professional Tote has all the pockets, compartments and space you’ll need.  There is plenty of room for a laptop or it would work great as a sewing tote with a place for everything. Wonderful bag for travelling. Fun to make and it would also make a great Gift! 

 Friday  Nov. 2nd ~ 6:30pm - 9pm   AND

Saturday  Nov. 3rd ~ 10:30am - 3:30pm

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MACHINE PIECED HEXAGONS   -  Beginner/Intermediate

Nancy Elaschuk                                          $40.00

 

Join us to learn a method of machine piecing this tempting pattern as we learn to conquer the dreaded Y seam. All done on your sewing machine!  Everywhere you look today quilters are having fun with hexagons.  Whether it is playing with "Millefliori" Quilt or English Paper Piecing or Grandmothers Flower Garden (the list goes on); they have an allure for traditional or modern quilters.

Saturday  November 10th  ~  10:30am  -  3:30pm

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SHADES OF GREY QUILT  -  Intermediate

Micheline Mallet                    $40.00 Pattern Included

This beautiful neutral quilt is made with easy piecing and is simply fantastic looking.  Neutral prints are the hottest trend in home decorating. Nine patches combined

with “star sashing” make it unique. 

Saturday  November 17th  ~ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

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TEEN SPIRIT QUILT  -  Beginner

Beth Rasmussen       $40.00 + Pattern

This Fat Quarter friendly quilt top is so much fun to make.  It would look great in any seasonal fabrics or neutrals.

Saturday  November 24th  ~ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

 

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MACHINE QUILTING WITH RULERS - Beginner

Nancy Elaschuk                            $40.00

Take your machine quilting up a notch and join us to learn the basics of ruler work on a Domestic Sewing Machine.  Participants must be comfortable doing free motion

quilting on a domestic machine. This is so much fun!

Quilting will never be the same! You can use the Creative Grid Rulers by Angela Walters or Westalee Rulers. A ruler foot is required for the Westalee Rulers.

Saturday  December 1st  ~  10:30am - 3:30pm

 

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DRESDEN PLATE QUILT - Intermediate

Martha Davidson                          $40.00 + Ruler

The Dresden Plate quilt pattern was one of the most popular quilts made during the 1920s and 30s. Simplified using the EZ Quilting Ruler; you can make a beautiful Dresden quilt with this ruler. Easy Dresden Quilt Acrylic Ruler includes a turner to make it easier. The plates can then be machine or hand stitched onto the background.

Monday December 3rd  ~  10:30am - 3:30pm

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REGISTRATION:     Register in person or by phone.  Payment must be made at this time.  Visa or MasterCard are accepted for registration by phone.  Classes are filled on a first-come basis.  Classes require a minimum of 4 – 6 registrants to run and the maximum is 6 - 9.  Register early as some classes fill quickly. When you register for a class, you will receive a requirement list outlining what you need to bring to class.  Cancellation is allowed up to one week before class begins with full refund.  Classes will be cancelled and fees refunded prior to class date if there is insufficient registration.

 

Cancellation is allowed up to one week, before class begins, with full refund.    Classes will be cancelled and fees refunded, prior to class date, if there is   insufficient registration.

 

Please arrive 5-10 minutes before class so we may start on time. 

 

 

All fabrics, books, patterns, rulers and other supplies

are available at our shop.  We appreciate your support

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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