In-Store Classes

In-Store Classes

All classes are $20 each can be paid for at check-out or over the phone @705-326-9357
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Wildflower Seeds BOM Continued from Fall


Are you inspired by the promise in a packet of wildflower seeds? This pattern attempts to capture the variety and endless possibilities in a packet of wildflower seeds, but in quilt form. Scrap and stash friendly and using traditional patchwork techniques. Sew/sow your own wildflower seeds patch with Sue!
Finished Size: 63in x 78in
 
Technique Used: Standard Machine Sewing
 
Date: Jan. 9, Feb. 6, Mar. 5, Apr. 2
More classes to follow in the Winter term
Time: 1pm – 4pm
Teacher: Sue P.
Cost: $20/class
Pattern and kits available for purchase
 
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 Open Evening Sew with Sue P.

Stuck on a project and need some help? Or maybe you just want to bring a project and sew with like minded quilters.  Whatever the reason, bring your sewing machine and all your favourite quity tools and get some expert advice.
Date: Jan. 9 & 23, Feb. 6 & 20, Mar. 5 & 19, Apr. 16 & 30
Time: 6pm to 9pm
Teacher: Sue P.
Cost: $20/class 
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Open Sew with Sue B

Stuck on a project and need some help? Or maybe you just want to bring a project and sew with like minded quilters.  Whatever the reason, bring your sewing machine and all your favourite quity tools and get some expert advice.
Date: 
Jan. 26 from 1 - 4pm
Feb. 6 from 9 - 12pm
Feb. 23 from 1 - 4pm
Mar. 5 from 9 - 12pm
Mar. 22 from 1 - 4pm
Apr. 2 from 9 - 12pm
Apr. 26 from 1 - 4pm
Teacher: Sue B.
Cost: $20/class
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Open Sew - Paper Piecing

Do you have a paper piecing project that you started, but it stalled and now you don’t know how to get back into it?  Do you have 'learn to paper piece' on your fall to do list?  If you have a project on the go, bring it to work on in class OR come to the class and I can teach you with a simple pattern and scraps to make a pillow or table runner.  You are going to love this technique!
Date: Jan. 16, Feb. 20, Mar. 19, Apr. 16
Time: 9 – 12pm
Teacher: Jen
Cost: $20/class
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Range Backpack

Sew this sling style bag to carry your daily necessities or to take for travel. It’s convenient sling design allows for easy access as well as being out of the way when you’re not using it. It is compact yet roomy enough for the essentials. An adjustable strap makes it easy to wear. Perfect for biking or daily use! 
Date: Apr. 4 & 18
Time: 9-12pm
Teacher: Jennifer R.
Cost: $20/class
Pattern available for purchase
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Symphony BOM

Join Sue in this new BOM in beautiful Banyan Batiks.  These soft subtle shades will work in any room.  Learn new piecing techniques while creating blocks every month.
Date: Jan. 16, Feb. 13, Mar. 12 & Apr. 9
Time: 1-4pm
Teacher: Sue P.
 
Pattern: Symphony
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Jelly Roll Rug

Inspired by the antique scatter mats from your grandmother’s time, these rugs are easy and fun to make.  Using one Jelly Roll, they are full of colour and complementary matching fabrics from the same design line.  Or use up scraps from your stash … no matter what you use the rug will be beautiful!
Date: Jan. 17
Time: 9-12pm
Teacher: Margot
Pattern: Jelly Roll Rug
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Gazebo

Date: Jan. 18 & Feb. 1
Time: 9-12pm
Teacher: Jennifer R.
Pattern: Gazebo
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PFAFF Creative 2.0, 3.0 & 4.5 Embroidery Class

Do you have a PFAFF Creative Embroidery machine and are looking to learn or expand your knowledge base?  In this class Jennifer will teach you all you need to know about your Creative Embroidery machine.  Just think of the possibilities you can do with this machine!!!
Date: Jan. 25
Time: 9-12pm
Teacher: Jennifer R.
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PFAFF Icon Embroidery Class

Do you own an PFAFF Icon Embroidery machine?  Join Jennifer as she teaches you the full potential of your embroidery machine. In this class Jennifer will teach you all you need to know about your PFAFF Icon.  Unlock your machines full potential!!
Date: Feb. 8
Time: 9-12pm
Teacher: Jennifer R.
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Memories (3 Yard Quilt)

Simply choose three different 1m cuts of fabrics to create this beautiful quilt. 
Yes, just 3 different fabrics!!!
Date: Feb. 7
Time: 9-12pm
Teacher: Sue P.
Book: One Block 3 Yard Quilt
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Storage Solutions Bucket Bags

Join Margot as she shows you how to make these easy breezy synchronized storage bags.  Make them with fun prints or use that border print that has been laying around. Storage never looked so good!  
Date: Feb. 14
Time: 9-12pm
Teacher: Margot
Pattern: Storage Solutions Bucket Bags
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Quilt As You Go (Baffling Your Quilt)

Join Sue as she walks you through how to assemble your quilt in sections, quilt, and add another section.  This is ideal for children's quilts or just to practice some simple quilting designs.
Date Feb. 15 & 22
Time: 9-12pm
Teacher: Sue P.
Pattern/Booklet: Baffling your Quilts
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Intro to English Paper Piecing (EPP)

Join Megan and learn how relaxing and enjoyable English Paper Piecing can be.  You will learn about selecting fabrics, glue basting and hand sewing, to finishing your own EPP Mug Rug.

Date: Jan. 20

Time: 9-12pm 

Teacher: Megan

No pattern required

Kits available for purchase

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Rope Bowls

Join Margot and learn the basics to creating your own master piece.  This project is also beginner friendly.

Date: Jan. 31

Time: 9-12pm

Teacher: Margot

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Thread Catcher and Pin Cushion

Join Audrey for this quick and easy project that is fat quarter friendly.  This little thread catcher makes a cute trash can to sit next to your sewing machine or ironing board.  Also, the pin cushion will keep all your pins from falling off your table!

 

Date: Jan. 25

Time: 1-4pm

Teacher: Audrey

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Hexie Pillow

Join Megan and together you'll make an EPP-inspired pillow cover - without the hand sewing!  Modern Hexies is a faster version of traditional English Paper Piecing, but with a modern spin. This pattern gives you full instructions for a decorative pillow, but this technique can also be used to create any Modern Hexies project of any size.

Date Feb. 21 & March 6

Time: 9-12pm

Teacher: Megan

 

Pattern: Hexie Pillow

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Heritage (3 Yard Quilt)

Join Sue and pick three different 1m cuts of fabrics to create this beautiful quilt. 

Yes, just 3 different fabrics!!!

Date: April 10

Time 9-12pm

Teacher: Sue P.

Book: One Block 3 Yard Quilt

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CrossStitch 101

Have you always wanted to learn to cross-stitch but didn’t know where to start? Are you an experienced stitcher who would like a refresher? Join Christy to enjoy this fun and straightforward hand-sewing activity. We will cover approaches to starting, completing and finishing a project.

Date: Mar. 23

Time: 9-12pm

Teacher: Christy

Bring your own kit or purchase one from Thimbles & Things

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Bexford Quilt

Learn how easy it is to make curved blocks! Join Sue and use up your stash or create a colour perfect quilt.  Large Drunkards path ruler set is required by Marti Michel.

Date: Mar. 7 & 21

Time: 9-12pm

Teacher: Sue P.

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Collage - Pick a Laura Heine Pattern

Join Jennifer as she teaches you how to make the ultimate collage.  This class will be based off of Laura Heine patterns.  Bring your pattern of choice and let your creativity flow.

Date: Mar. 14 & 28

Time: 9-12pm

Teacher: Jennifer R.

Click here to see our collection from Laura Heine

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Barbados Bag

This fat quarter friendly pattern features lots of pockets including one for cell phone. Easy zipper top closure will be explained. The strap can be attached with or without a swivel hook. Join Sue and create this great crossbody bag!

Date: Mar. 20

Time: 1-4pm

Teacher: Sue B.

Pattern: Barbados Bag

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Easy Drawstring Backpack

 Make this fun backpack for yourself or a friend!  This 14” x 14” lined backpack with a drawstring closure is simple - just two pieces of fabric – no zippers, pulls or buttonholes… Choose your favourite fabric and let’s get sewing!  Pattern will be provided for you.

 

 

Date: April 11

Time: 9-12pm

Teacher: Sue P.