CLASSES ~ JUNE to AUGUST, 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!

 

 

 

BOSTON COMMONS QUILT TOP  -  Intermediate

Micheline Mallet               $40.00 + Pattern

This variation on the traditional Boston Commons quilt pattern is rounds of simple squares, on point, to highlight a faceted center in this variation of the classic design.

Not as hard or complicated as it looks but a stunning quilt top when finished!

Different colour choices make each quilt unique.

Saturday June 2nd ~ 10:00am  -  3:00pm

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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 ~ June 5 12 19 26  July 3 10 17 24

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

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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  June 6th  ~  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  ~ June 17 14 21 28  July 5 12 19 26

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

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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  June 8th ~ 6:30pm - 9pm   AND

Saturday  June 9th ~ 10:00am - 3:00pm

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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  June 20th ~  6:30pm - 9:00pm

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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  February 10th  ~  10:30am  -  3:30pm

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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 February 17th ~ 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  February 21st ~  6:30pm - 9:00pm

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JELLY ROLL RUG  -  Beginner/Intermediate

Michelle Griffinn           $40.00 + Pattern

Make the oval OR rectangle version of this Jelly-Roll Rug.  Now, all skill 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  June 16th  ~  10:30am  -  3:00pm

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VOYAGER BAG  -  Intermediate

Cathy McGinn                          $60.00 + Pattenr

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 sstraps 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 June 22nd  ~  6:30pm - 9:00pm  AND

Saturday June 23rd ~ 10:00am  -  3:00pm

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Fusible Applique 101 - Beginner

Martha Davidson               $40.00  Pattern Included

Love the look of applique but don't have time for hand applique.  This is the class for you! All the basics of machine applique 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  June 30th  ~  10:00am  -  1:00pm

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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  July 7th  ~  10:00am  -  3:00pm

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BARGELLO QUILT-  Intermediate

Martha Davidson                            $40.00 + Book

These quilts look incredibly difficult, but surprisingly, they are quite easy to make using the quick-strip method.  The "Bargello" pattern is made from rectangles sewn into peaks and slopes of gradual colour changes.

Wednesday July 11th  ~  10:00am - 3:00 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 July 14th ~  10:00am - 3:00 pm

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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  July 21st  ~  10:00am  -  3:00pm

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CHRISTMAS STOCKING CLASS - Beginner/Intermediate

Martha Davidson                              $40.00  Pattern Included

Christmas in July!  Be prepared ahead of 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  August 4th ~  10:00am  -  3:00pm

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FREE MOTION FEATHERS  -  Intermediate

Nancy Elaschuk                            $40.00

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 August 11th ~ 10:00am - 3:00pm

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FREE MOTION FEATHERS  -  Intermediate

Nancy Elaschuk                            $40.00

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 May 12th ~ 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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