CLASSES ~ SEPTEMBER to DECEMBER, 2017

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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 

SERGER BASICS LEVEL 1 Beginner
Cathy Constantine

  $30.00 Notes Given

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

 

Wednesday, October 11th  ~ 6:30pm - 9:00pm
FREE MOTION MACHINE QUILTING 
FILLER LEVEL 1
Beginner
Nancy Elaschuk $40.00 Notes Given
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 Sept. 30th  ~  10:30am - 3:30pm
INTERMEDIATE SAMPLER QUILT  Intermediate
Martha Davidson

$90.00 Patterns Included

 

Completed the Beginners Class and want to learn more.  This sampler features a large pieced center surrounded by different pieced Star Blocks.  Curved piecing making the Drunkards Path Block. Learn double add-a-corner, piecing techniques, cutting lengthwise borders, quilting lingo and lots more.  
Thursday ~ Sept 28 Oct12 19 26 Nov 9 16 23 30  10:00am - 12:30pm  OR  6:30pm - 9:00pm
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 1/4" seam and lots more.
 
Tuesdays ~ Sept 26 Oct 10 17 24 Nov 9 16 23 30
10:00am – 12:30pm OR 6:30pm – 9:00pm
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.

 

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

 
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.  Fun to make and it would also make a fabulous Christmas Gift!  The pattern for a smaller version is also included in the pattern.

Wednesday Oct. 4th ~ 6:30pm - 9:00pm AND Saturday October 7th  ~ 10:30am - 4:00pm
 
CRAZY PATCH CHRISTMAS TREE SKIRT Beg/Inter
Beth Rasmussen

  $40.00 Patterns Included

Fast and easy to do and with very little matching.  These crazy four patches, when put together, resemble a crazy patch quilt. Stack, slash and sew your blocks together for a fabulous tree skirt.  This pattern is Fat Quarter friendly. 
Saturday ~ Oct 21st ~ 10:30am –3:30pm
FREE MOTION FEATHERS Intermediate 
Nancy Elaschuk $40.00 Pattern Included

FEATHERS! Who doesn't love the look of quilted feathers on their quilt?  This workshop will teach the anatomy of a feather as we explore traditional and free form feathers on a domestic machine.  Some of the feather styles covered are Open, Hook, Bump-back, and using a feather template.  Please see the store sample.  You are going to love feathers!

 

Saturday Oct. 28th  ~ 10:30am - 3:30pm
 
SERGER BASICS LEVEL II  Intermediate    
 
 Cathy Constantine $30.00  Pattern Included

 

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 Oct. 25th ~ 6:30pm - 9:00pm
URBAN STAR  QUILT Intermediate 
Michelene Mallet  $40.00  Pattern Included
This beautiful queen sized quilt top has the sparkle of sashing stars surrounding charm squares. An easy and fun quilt top to make.  Charm pack friendly!
Friday October 27th ~ 10:30am - 3:30pm
 STITCH & SWITCH QUILT TOP Beg/Inter

Beth Rasmussen

$40.00  Pattern Included
This fun class is great for Beginners or for the more Seasoned Quilter who needs a fast quilt top. Sew, slash, shuffle, rotate, and sew. Your colour choices make it uniquely one of a kind
Saturday November 4th ~  10:30am - 3:30pm

 

QUILT AS YOU GO METHOD Beg/Intermediate
 
Martha Davidson  $40.00 Pattern Included
 
22855687 22860000 (`@````````` 266 263 5 110180887 110185200 The quilt-as-you-go-technique simplifies quilting for Beginners because it is an easy way to join quilted pieces by machine.

Instead of handling bulky quilts, you will be able to quilt your project as you piece it. Learn how ideal it is for those of you with limited space to sew. Instead of having to wrangle a huge quilt around a small area, you are now quilting each block individually and then joining together in rows.

Saturday Nov. 18th ~ 10:30am - 3:30pm
 CHRISTMAS STOCKING CLASS Beg/Inter
 Martha Davidson $90.00 Patterns Included

 

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 November 25th ~  10:30am - 3:30pm
 
STAR BRIGHT BABY QUILT Beg/Intermediate
Beth Rasmussen $40.00 Pattern Included

                                                                                       This Fat Quarter or Charm pack friendly star pattern has an offset 8 Point Variable Star surrounded by smaller squares.

Can be made in different sizes to suit your needs.  Rotary cut and easy to make into a Double or Queen.  A fun sew day! 

 Saturday Dec. 2nd ~ 10:30am - 3:30pm
 
 DRESDEN PLATE QUILT Intermediate

Martha Davidson

$40.00 + Ruler
The Dresden Plate quilt pattern was one of the most popular quilts made during the 1920's and 30s.  Simplified using the EZ International 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 4th ~  10:30am - 3:30pm
 
MINI PROFESSIONAL TOTE BAG Inter/Advanced
Cathy McGinn $60.00 + Pattern

The MINI Professional Tote bas all the pockets, compartments and space you'll need.  There is plenty of room for an IPad or it would work great as a purse with a place for everything.  A wonderful bag fro travelling.  Fun to make and it would also make a fabulous Gift.  They're addicitive!

Wednesday Dec. 6th ~ 6:30pm - 9:00 pm AND Saturday Dec. 9th ~ 10:30am - 4:00pm
     
 
 

SEW YOU KNOW - Most classes require that you bring your sewing machine (in good working order) and a basic sewing kit. Basic sewing kit consists of: needles, thread, seam ripper, scissors, straight pins, pencil and paper, quilting ruler, rotary cutter & mat.  ~ 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.

 

 

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.

   

 

Have a special class or project you would like to do but don’t see it offered ~ just let us know and we’ll be happy to see what we can arrange. If you and a group of friends would like to get together, we can arrange a private class for  4 or more. If there is enough interest in a class that is full ~ we will do what we can to
reschedule another class.

 

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