CLASSES ~ SEPTEMBER TO DECEMBER 2019

 
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!

 

 

 

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 types and brands of Sergers.

Saturday September 7th  ~  10:00am - 12:30pm

 

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BURGOYNE SURROUNDED VARIATION - Inter

Nancy Elaschuk               $40.00  Pattern Included

Burgoyne Surrounded, also called Homestead and

Homespun, is a classic pattern from the 1800’s.  This

updated variation has stayed true to its strong graphic

design and can be sewn in two or three colours. Our

version is for an approximate 70 x 70 inch quilt but can be easily                               extended into a larger bed size quilt. Join us to create your own Modern Classic.

Saturday  September 14th  ~ 10:30am - 3:30pm

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MACHINE PIECED HEXAGONS  - Beg/Inter

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 Patterns or English Paper Piecing or Grandmothers Flower Garden (the list goes on); they have an allure for traditional or modern quilters.

Saturday  September 21st  ~  10:30am  -  3:30pm 

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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  ~  Sept  24   Oct  1  8  15  22  Nov  5  12  26

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.

Thursdays ~ Sept 26  Oct  3  10  24   Nov  7  14  21  28

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

 

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QUILT AS YOU GO TREE SKIRT - Beg/Inter

Cathy Constantine     $45.00 Pattern Included

Make your Christmas tree display extra special this year with this stunning quilted Christmas tree skirt.  Wedges are wonderful, especially when you piece them      together to create a kaleidoscope of color and design.  Be ready ahead for Christmas. You’ll want to make more than one!

Saturday September 28th  ~  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 2nd  ~  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 two optional zippered side pockets with two additional 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. 4th  ~  6:30pm - 9:00pm   AND

Saturday  Oct. 5th  ~  10:30am - 3:30pm 

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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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ADDELLE QUILT TOP  -  Intermediate

Beth Rasmussen                 $40.00  Pattern included

This star block quilt is easy to piece and no matching

of  points.  3 sizes to choose from.  Can be made with a

background and 1 colour or for a more casual look - in

a variety or even scraps. A fun quilt class to take!  

Saturday Oct. 19th  ~  10:30am  -  3:30pm

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BELLA STAR QUILT CLASS - Intermediate

Micheline Mallet $40.00  Pattern Included

This quilt pattern gives a circular illusion to the blocks when completed.                     You’ll be surprised how easy it is to

put together and the stunning results. Scrappy or

controlled colours make it uniquely your own.

Saturday October 26th  ~  10:30am - 3:30pm

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DRESDEN PLATE WALLHANGING - 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 blades can be done in two colours or one.

Saturday  November 2nd  ~  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  November 9th  ~  10:30am  -  3:30pm

 

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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  November 16th  ~  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 fabulous Gift. They’re addictive!

Friday   Nov. 22nd ~ 6:30pm - 9:00pm   AND

Saturday  Nov. 23rd  ~ 10:30am - 3:30pm

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CHRISTMAS STOCKING CLASS - Beg/Inter

Martha Davidson               $40.00  Pattern Included

Be prepared 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 some of the

different and/or decorative stitches on your machine. 

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

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STAR BEDRUNNER/TABLERUNNER - Intermediate

Beth Rasmussen                  $40.00  Pattern Included

Discover the "crazy" way of making stars - no precise

matching points and no paper piecing. Just layer your fabrics, cut through all of them at once, and shuffle the deck to easily create stunning stars. This can also be made into a large quilt.

Monday  December 2nd  ~  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.

 

 

Guidelines for Choosing classes:

 

      Beginner  ~  a person with little or no quilting/rotary

cutting/piecing experience.

      Beginner/Intermediate  ~  a person with quilting/

rotary cutting/piecing experience. 

      Intermediate  ~  a person with sewing/quilting/

rotary cutting/piecing  experience, knows how to add

borders & binding or has completed our Beginner’s Class.

      Advanced  ~  a person with knowledge of piecing,

angles, cutting, curved seams and finishing details of a quilt.

 

Fabrics, books, patterns, rulers and other supplies

are available at our shop.  We appreciate your support!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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