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CLASSES ~ JAN ~ MAY 2007

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 now have sewing machines available for use in our classroom.
You must reserve one ahead of time as a limited number are available.

 

FUSIBLE MACHINE APPLIQUE
Beg/Int
Martha Davidson
$20.00 Pattern Included
Learn a variety of techniques including fusible appliqué to create a whimsical wallhanging. A great introduction to fusible webs and how to use them with your machine to finish the edges. A sewing machine with an adjustable zig zag is required. If your machine has the blanket stitch/buttonhole stitch, we will review that as well.
Thurs. Jan. 25 ~ 10am – 12:30pm OR 6:30pm – 9pm
COTTAGE GROVE SCRAP QUILT Intermediate
Beth Rasmussen 
$35.00 Pattern Included
Another great pattern to use up your scraps or squares.
With it’s interesting layout, it can easily be made larger. .
Saturday March 3rd ~ 10:30am - 3:30pm
IT’S A WRAP - BASKET/BOWL
Beg/Int
Beth Rasmussen
$35.00 Pattern Included
Learn this fun technique while making a fabric basket.
Also learn how you can apply this wrapping technique to make other items such as a tote bag or placemats. Your imagination is the only limitation!
Saturday Jan. 27th ~ 10:30am - 3:30pm
PINWHEEL PIZZAZ
Intermediate
Beth Rasmussen 
$35.00 Pattern Included
Colour control and sashing give this quilt top it’s
Pizzaz. You’ll love making pinwheel’s after this. .
Saturday March 24th ~ 10:30am - 3:30pm
BEGINNER QUILTING BASICS
Beginner
Martha Davidson
$80.00 Patterns Included
During this 8-week course, learn the basics of quilt making while assembling a queen sized Sampler Quilt top. Log Cabin, 8 Point Star, Bear’s Paw Variation are just a few of the blocks you will be making.
Rotary cutting, strip piecing, accurate quick triangle squares, numerous piecing methods, borders, quilting lingo, sashing, backings, battings and more.
Tuesdays ~ Jan 30 Feb 6, 13, 20, 27 Mar. 13, 20 & 27
10:00am – 12:30pm OR 6:30pm – 9:00pm
DANDELION WISHES
Intermediate
Beth Rasmussen
$35.00 Pattern Included
This 10” block is quick pieced and easy to make. It
would make a sensational quilt done with either scrap
or controlled colours. The perfect quilt for Plaids.
Saturday April 14th ~ 10:30am - 3:30pm
SERGER BASICS Level 1 Beginner
Cathy Constantine
$20.00
Learn the basics of using a Serger. Threading, stopping,
starting, tensions and more. Bring your own Serger
and see everything you can do with it.
Wednesday Jan. 31st - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
QUILT AS YOU GO QUILT
Intermediate
Martha Davidson
$35.00 Pattern Included
All in one step (reversible quilting) – piece a block
and quilt at the same time by machine. Also learn
how to sash and finish your quilt.

Tuesday ~ Apr 17 & May 1st
10:00am - 12:30pm OR 6:30pm - 9:00pm
INTERMEDIATE SAMPLER
Intermediate
Martha Davidson
$80.00 Patterns Included
Completed the Beginners Class and want to know more
about the basics of quilting - then you’ll enjoy the
moderate challenge of this Queen sized quilt top. Learn double add-a-corner, Drunkard’s path and much more. This sampler is joined using the Puss-in-the-Corner Block for a distinctive finished look to your quilt top.
Thursdays ~ Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22 Mar. 1, 15, 22 & 29
10:00am – 12:30pm OR 6:30pm – 9:00pm
HAND QUILTING BASICS Beginner
Juanita Allain
$20.00
Learn how to begin and end a line of stitches and practice the quilting stitch. Also learn how to mark your quilting design, layer and baste your quilt to achieve quality results. Tools, batting, threads, thimbles and more will be discussed.
Thursday April 19th ~
10am - 12:30pm OR 6:30pm - 9:00pm
FALL FOUR PATCH
Beg/Int
Beth Rasmussen  
$35.00 Pattern included
Scrap stunning and easy! Take a four patch block,
combine it with a plain square and the result is a
stunning 9 patch quilt block with a twist.

Saturday February 3rd ~ 10:30am - 3:30pm
STARBURST SAMPLER Intermediate/Adv
Beth Rasmussen 
$40.00+Ruler Patterns Included
Using the Tri-Rec Rulers learn how to master the Peaky and Spike Block. These classes will concentrate on how to use the rulers, pinning, cutting and piecing
accurately. See how many different layouts and quilt
possibilities there are with this block.

Thursday April 12 & 26th ~ 6:30pm - 9:00pm
RAG QUILT Beginner
Beth Rasmussen
$35.00 Pattern Included
Join us for a day of fun while making a cozy rag quilt.
It will fit any décor and keep you warm. Machine quilted as you go and no binding! Can be done in flannels, wovens, brushed cottons or homespun's.


Saturday Feb. 17th ~ 10:30am - 3:30pm
PAPER PIECING
Beginner
Beth Rasmussen
$20.00 Pattern Included
Have you ever dreamed of making those tiny quilt blocks with complete accuracy - paper piecing is the
answer! Beth has designed a simple table runner and
pillow, made with a block that will teach you the basics and more. You can make either one or both.
Saturday April 28th ~ 10:30am - 1:00pm
SERGER BASICS Level 2
Intermediate
Cathy Constantine
$20.00
Finished the basics and want to learn to do more with your serger – then this is the class for you! Lace, elastic, stretch fabrics, necklines and more.
Wednesday Feb. 21st ~ 6:30pm - 9:00pm
THE FINISHING SCHOOL Beginner
Linda Hubbard
$45.00
Your blocks are made; now what? This class covers
all your questions on block settings, sashings, corner squares, borders, mitered corners, sleeves & labels. Also the importance of accuracy in cutting, piecing & pressing, squaring up blocks, use of border prints, single and french bindings and much more. This class is jam packed with tons of extra information everyone should know! A “must have” class for Quilter’s who want to have professional finished looking quilts.

Saturday May 5th ~ 9:00am - 4:00pm
MINT JULIP QUILT
Intermediate
Beth Rasmussen
$35.00 Pattern Included
Think Spring or any Season when choosing your colours
for this easy stepping stone patchwork pattern that makes
up quick and easy. Each top looks different just by the
colours chosen.
Saturday February 24th ~ 10:30am - 3:30pm
 

 

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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