Classes

Alaska                                                                                                                                                             Intermediate

Teacher: Donna                                                                                                                                               $65.

This quilt is quite the challenge, and incredibly worth it. There are 2 examples of colour but this beautiful quilt looks great in any colour combination.

Monday, May 30, June 13, 20, 27 10:00-12:30

Violet Craft Elephant Paper Piecing                                                                                                             Intermediate

Teacher: Donna                                                                                                                                                $65.

Isn’t this Elephant great? If you love foundation paper piecing, you will love this project. This is considered to be an intermediate project, which means you must have completed a paper piecing project before.

Please know that this is not a beginner paper piecing class; experience with the technique is a requirement.

Monday, May 30, June 13, 20, 27 1:30-4:00

Let’s Go Out Tonight                                                                                                                                      Confident Beginner
Teacher: Shelley                                                                                                                                                 $65.

Join Shelley as she shows you how to play with applique to make this striking modern quilt and learn how to blend applique stich and quilting in one step. This beautiful wall hanging is a wonderful piece to show off your applique skills

Tuesday May 31, June 7, 14, 21 6:00-8:30

Abacus                                                                                                                                                              Beginner
Teacher: Kleo                                                                                                                                                     $60.

The chevrons in this quilt are reminiscent of an abacus.  In this class, you will learn colour/scale arrangement, as well as, making “no-waste” flying geese (4 at a time).  Demo of rulers related to cutting “no-waste” flying geese and “scrappy” flying geese.  This fat quarter bundle friendly pattern will be sure to help you practice your counting skills!!

Tuesday, June 7 10:00-4:00, June 21 10:00-12:30

Canada Runner                                                                                                                                                 Confident Beginner
Teacher: Kleo                                                                                                                                                     $65.     

Join Kleo to make a beautiful runner, with Maple Leaf blocks. With this class you can start and complete the runner in time for your Canada Day Celebrations!

Tuesday, June 21 1:30-4:00pm, June 28 10:00am-4:00pm

Zippy Project Bags                                                                                                                                           Confident Beginner
Teacher: Kleo                                                                                                                                                     $55.

Do you find yourself putting projects, notions, and tools in grocery store zip bags?  This make-n-take class is designed for a much prettier and personalized storage solution.  Learn to sew zippers and sewing with foam stabilizer.  Here’s your chance to use novelty/licensed fabrics for toiletries, lingerie and more…and they make great gifts!!

Tuesday, July 19 10:00-4:00

Reflections                                                                                                                                                        Intermediate
Teacher: Shelley                                                                                                                                                 $85.

Join Shelley as you learn to play with thangles, a wonderful method of making half-square triangles, learn simple applique, on-point piecing, small paper piecing, and piano key borders. Wonderful use for jelly rolls and scraps that you have been saving.

Tuesday July 19, 26, August 2, 9, 16, 23 6:00-8:30

Pluses                                                                                                                                                               Intermediate
Teacher:  Kleo                                                                                                                                                     $65.

This layer cake friendly quilt offers the variety of prints needed to let the pluses pop out and sparkle on a rich background, creating a modern look in any room.   The classes are set up every other week, giving you the freedom to work with the sections at your own pace.  That’s a definite Plus!!!

Tuesday, August 9, 16, 23, 30 10:00-12:30

VIRTUAL CLASS: Blossom Chains                                                                                                                Confident Beginner

Teacher: Donna                                                                                                                                                 $55.          

If you are a confident beginner and are very comfortable cutting fabrics, then this virtual class is for you. Actually, this class would be good for all levels of quilters. All you need is one charm pack, and 3 meters of background fabric. It is a great baby quilt, lap quilt, or gift.

Wednesday, June 15, 22, 29 9am on Zoom

Get ‘R’ Done                                                                                                                                                     All Levels
Teacher: Doreen                                                                                                                                                 $30.

ONE NIGHT ONLY!!! Did you miss a class or fall behind because getting any homework done just seemed impossible or maybe fell sick?   Well, here is your make up class.  Bring your project in and let’s work together to make sure you understand what you have to do to finish it up and show off your talent! 

Wednesday May 25 6:00 - 8:30

Dash                                                                                                                                                                   Confident Beginner
Teacher: Doreen                                                                                                                                                 $65.                     

Alternating block sizes creates movement with the simple pattern.  Make your quilt with three different co-ordinating fabrics OR have a little fun and add more than three colours.  Ask me how you can do that and let’s play a little.

Wednesday, June 8, 15, 22, 29 6:00-8:30

Jelly Roll Placemats                                                                                                                                         Beginner
Teacher: Kleo                                                                                                                                                     $45.

Like the name says, this is a jelly roll friendly project.  You will learn how to sew with foam strips, large zigzag stitching and pocket binding.  If you have made any of the Jelly Roll Rugs, you will love these placemats!!!  Wonderful gift giving item too.  …if you are willing to part with them.

Thursday, June 2, 9 1:30-4:00

Beginner Quilting                                                                                                                                             Beginner
Teacher: Shirley                                                                                                                                                 $95.

Quilting for beginners can be quite overwhelming. Have you always wanted to learn how to quilt but didn't know where to start? This is the class for you! Join Shirley as she takes you through the lessons from cutting your fabrics to binding at the end and everything in between. This class is a great starting point to a creative and fulfilling hobby and you will be so proud to take home a completed table runner. (Tools required)

Must have knowledge of your sewing machine.

Thursday, June 16, 23, 30, July 14, 21, 28 6:00-8:30

Moxie Purse                                                                                                                                                       Confident Beginner
Teacher: Shelley                                                                                                                                                 $65

Join Shelley as she teaches you how to make this simple, spacious purse. The outside pocket is large enough to easily hold a small tablet, inside zipper pouch and slip pocket make this purse the perfect size without being too big. 

Thursday, August 4, 11, 18, 25 6:00-8:30

Beginner Sewing                                                                                                                                               Beginner
Teacher: Doreen                                                                                                                                                  $85.

 Learning the Basic functions of your own sewing machine and all about different kinds of threads and fabrics.  In the class she will be sewing a pillowcase a thread catcher and a surprise project, yet to be determined.  These projects will teach you different types of skills that you will be able to use going forward with future classes.  Come join the Fun in the world of Sewing.    

Friday, May 27, June 3, 10, 17, 24 6:00 – 9:00

Twisted Illusions                                                                                                                                                 Intermediate
Teacher: Kleo                                                                                                                                                       $75.

Combine squares in shades of 4 of your favourite colours and then with one of the twister tools you can turn those squares to pin wheels.  That’s all it takes to create this stunning quilt.  The size of the twister tool determines the size of the quilt, from baby/wall hanging to queen.  Come and twist your way into the weekend.  …well, almost every weekend!!!  

Friday, June 10 and 24 10:00-4:00

Machine Quilting                                                                                                                                                 Confident Beginner
Teacher: Shirley                                                                                                                                                   $55.

In this class, join Shirley as she guides you through all the ins and outs of machine quilting on a domestic machine with a walking foot. We start this class with basic straight line quilting and progress to twin needle quilting and appli-quilting This class is jam-packed with tips and tricks to make your machine quilting journey a little less intimidating.

Friday, July 8, 15, 22 1:30-4:00

Free Motion Quilting                                                                                                                                            Intermediate
Teacher: Shirley                                                                                                                                                    $55.

Overcome your free-motion fears and build confidence in your machine quilting. Set yourself free from straight-line quilting. Learn to perfect your concentrated background fillers such as stippling, meandering, …. and more! All work will be done with your darning or free motion foot. This is a technique class, and you will not be creating a quilt top.

PREREQUISITE: Machine Quilting with Shirley

Friday August 5, 12, 19 1:30-4:00

VIRTUAL CLASS: TUMBLEWEED                                                                                                                     Confident Beginner

Teacher: Donna                                                                                                                                                   $65.

This quilt is for all levels! You must be comfortable cutting fabric. Left over yardage, scraps of colourful fabrics, anything works for this quilt. If you like it to be matchy-matchy, come in and choose from our selection of jelly rolls!

Saturday May 28, June 4, 11, 18 9AM on Zoom

Embroidery Bootcamp 1                                                                                                                                   Beginner
Teacher: Allie                                                                                                                                                       $55.

Allie is going to start you off with learning all about threads and stabilizers as you complete 3 different projects.  Learn how to adjust for sewing cottons, knits and piled fabrics.  Not all fabric is treated equally.

Saturday, June 11 10:00-3:00

Embroidery Bootcamp 2                                                                                                                                   Confident Beginner
Teacher:  Allie                                                                                                                                                       $55.

Whether you want to do a stand-alone embroidery, a wallet or applique, In the hoop embroidery is all the rage and simple to do once you know the tricks.  Join Allie as she takes the mystery out of this amazing technique.

Saturday, July 23 10:00-3:00

Embroidery Bootcamp 3                                                                                                                                    Intermediate
Teacher: Allie                                                                                                                                                        $55.

Whether you want to embroider the cuff of a pillowcase, border of a little girls dress or perhaps a whole table runner, there are tricks to know in order to land your embroidery spaced evenly apart.

Saturday, August 13 10:00-3:00

Serger-Out of the Box                                                                                                                                        Beginner
Teacher: Shirley                                                                                                                                                    $55.

If you are afraid of your serger, don’t know how to thread and adjust tensions, this class is for you.  Learn many of the basic skills to mastering this machine.

Saturday, June 25 10:00-3:00

 

Serger-Take Control                                                                                                                                            Confident Beginner
Teacher: Shirley                                                                                                                                                    $55.

Now that you know the basics, it’s time to learn more.  Rolled hems, gathering, elastic and more.  Take charge and learn more about your serger.

Saturday, July 16 10:00-3:00

SHELLEY'S Grab N’ Go                                                                                                                                       Confident Beginner+
Teacher: Shelley                                                                                                                                                     $65.

Join Shelley in making this pocket filled handy organizer for all your quilting supplies. Holds rulers up to 12 ½” x 4”, scissors, cutters, pins, pickers, pens, clips, and more. Has four zipper pockets, and the main zipper doubles as a handle to carry your goodies around to classes.

Sunday, July 17, 24 10:00-3:00

Kids Sewing Class                                                                                                                                                Beginner
Teacher: Doreen                                                                                                                                                      $55.

The kids will learn to thread their machines and wind a bobbin and a few fundamentals of operating a sewing machine this will give them basic knowledge to be able to create something on their own during the summer.   They will be creating two different projects in this class; 1- a pillowcase, 2- Yet to be determined.  For children aged 9-14.

Sunday, June 5, 12, 19 9:30 – 12:30