Winter Virtual Classes 2023

All Classes are via ZOOM

One Winter 2023 Virtual Class Pass is good for all classes in January to April 3 and are available for PURCHASE HERE 

Upon purchase of your class pass an email with your teachers contact informaion will be emailed to you.  You can then register directly with the teacher by including your order #. Registrations are accepted until one week prior to the first class. 

Most classes are approximately one hour and are lecture based with demos and some class discussions.  All classes are live and and interactive.

Sisterhood BOM

The Sisterhood quilt celebrates women who have been an important and influential part of our lives. Mothers, grandmothers, aunts, sisters, daughters, and friends who are our support system.

Quilt pattern offers three size options: Lap (67" x 80"), Small Bed (83" x 93"), Large Bed (90"x 94")

This class is a continuation from our fall schedule.

Date: Jan. 6, Feb. 10 & Mar. 3

Time: 9 am

Teacher: Sue P.

Bitty/Midi/Mondo Bag

This pack contains instructions, as well as Quiltsmart-printed interfacing panels to make two Midi Bags. The interfacing features perfectly-matched seams and easy construction. This is a Fun Quick Project, finished bag is 8in x 8in x 12in.

Don’t stop at the Midi Bag!  You can make a Bitty bag or a Mondo bag, too, applying the same techniques.

Date: Jan. 9 & 23

Time: 6 pm

Teacher: Sue P.

Lucky Lemoynes

This exciting quilt design created by Deb Tucker is made using a layout of Lemoyne stars interspersed with groups of Shaded 4 Patches. The quilt uses Deb’s Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star and Tucker Trimmer. With these tools you won’t have to gamble on this design coming out exactly how you want it to.  

 

Date: Jan. 10, 24 & Feb. 7

Time: 9am

Teacher: Sue B.

 

Hunter Star Ruler Demo

Join Sue as she will guide you on everything you need to know in how to use your Hunter Star ruler.  The options are endless!

 

Date: Jan. 12

Time: 9 am

Teacher: Sue B.

One Block Wonder

Choosing a fabric to make a One Block Wonder quilt is critical, and we’ll be looking at the prints, repeats, and styles that work best. Accurate cutting, pressing, and piecing will also be an integral part of the class, and you’ll get some inspiration on adding some unique elements to the quilt. 

 

Date: Jan. 14 (1-2pm), Feb. 4 (1-3pm), Feb. 11 (1-2pm)

Teacher: Elaine

 

Pineberry

The Pineberry Quilt is fat quarter-friendly, traditionally pieced, and measures 60 1/2" x 68 3/4". The pattern includes a bonus Jam Jar block. This is a great pattern for learning various piecing techniques, and you can pick up tips on point matching, chain-piecing, and more.

 

Dates: Jan. 16, 23 & Feb. 6

Time: 10am

Teacher: Megan

Unicorn Garden

Join Astrid as she teaches her latest pattern, Unicorn Garden.  This is sure to make any little girl happy!  This throw-sized quilt (59” x 72”) is traditionally pieced with the exception of the horn, which is foundation paper pieced.  The pattern is detailed with step-by-step instructions with numerous full-colour diagrams, cutting charts, and tags to label all your pieces.

 

Date: Jan. 17, 31 and Feb. 14 & 28

Time: 9 am

Teacher: Astrid

Intro to Applique

Want to learn how to do Applique?  Join Sue as she teaches you how to make these beautiful Bees and Butterfly placemats.  What a great way to use up your scraps or buy a kit from Thimbles & Things.

 

Date: Jan. 20

Time: 9am

Teacher: Sue P.

Intro to English Paper Piecing (EPP)

Learn how to English Paper Piece, from selecting fabrics, to glue basting and hand sewing, to finishing your own EPP Mug Rug. Please select which date works best for you.

 

Date: Jan. 30th at 10am or Feb. 21st at 7pm

Teacher: Megan

Fab Farm

*New Pattern Release*

Let’s have some fun creating these adorable farm animals. There are two size options and depends on how many blocks you want to make. Lots of great tips and techniques to learn for efficient cutting, accurate pressing and sewing!

 

Date: January 21, February 18, March 18

Time: 1 – 2pm

Teacher: Elaine

Blossoms – Using your Braided Twist Ruler

Join Sue as she takes you through this free pattern that came with your ruler to make this beautiful centerpiece.

 

Date: Jan. 26

Time: 9am

Teacher: Sue B.

Desert Stars Table Runner

This easy table runner was inspired by the twinkling stars in the desert sky. Use 5in charm squares to make simple stars or fat eighths (9in x 21in) to make the sampler stars or purchase a kit from Thimbles & Things.

Finished size: 12in x 41in.

 

Date: Jan. 27

Time: 9am

Teacher: Laurie

 

 

 

Learn to Free Motion Quilt

Free-motion does NOT have to be a four-letter word! You’ll get lots of tips and tricks to make free-motion quilting a breeze. This is a hands-on class (via Zoom), so be sure you will have access to your computer and sewing machine.

 

Dates: Feb. 4 and 11

Time: 10:00 AM – Noon

Teacher: Elaine

Toes in the Sand

(Continued from previous session)

Toes in the Sand was first released in 2012 and recently rereleased using Tula Pink fabrics. You may use either pattern version, and you’ll need the Hex n More ruler by Jaybird Quilts. The shape of the block is a triangle, so we have loads to learn for pressing, accuracy, and much more. It’s going to be another fun-filled sew-along. Great for all levels.

Dates: Jan. 21, Feb. 18, Mar. 18

Time: 9:30 – 10:30 AM

Teacher: Elaine

Tula Pink Butterfly (Size 88” by 94”)

The pattern for The Butterfly Quilt was recently rereleased, and it’s magnificent. Purchase a kit while they last, or go for a completely wild and crazy butterfly with your colours of choice. Either way, you’ll have a beautiful version of this quilt. You may use either version of the pattern for the class.

We’ll cover the accuracies of piecing, pressing, and cutting. There are some curved seams and applique to round out your skills.

Great for all levels.

 

Dates: Jan. 21, Feb. 18, March 18

Time: 11:00 AM - NOON

Teacher: Elaine

Around the Square Mini Quilt

Want to learn how to make a mini quilt?  Join Debbie in making this charming mini quilt.  You can use your scraps or a charm pack you have laying around. 

This would also make a darling pillow or even placemats.

 

Date: Feb. 13

Time: 9am

Teacher: Debbie

 

Quilted Sweatshirt Jacket

This class will show you how to make your own quilted jacket.  Be original and show off your quilting skills around town!

 

Date: Feb. 20, 27 & Mar. 6

Time: 9 am

Teacher: Sue P.

 

 

Izzie Convertible Backpack

Join Sue as she walks you through how to make this medium-sized backpack.  It is fun to make, with professional results. Wear it as a backpack or switch to a cross-body style in seconds. The inside is full of pockets, including an easy zip pocket and lots of slip pockets. This would also make a great size backpack for a child.

 

Dates: Feb. 9 & 23

Time: 9am

Teacher: Sue B.

 

 

Snowflake

The Snowflake Quilt is a beautiful modern winter quilt. There are two ways to assemble this quilt. You can follow along with the larger block assembly style on the 1-color or 4-color version or stay simple with the square and HST scrappy version.

Finished size 60in x 72in.

 

Date: Feb. 17 & 24

Time: 9am

Teacher: Sue P. 

 

 

Star Steps

Six Pointed Stars in sparkling colours perfect for Fat Quarters or 2-1/2" Strip packs. Sample features Chroma Basics Collection from Northcott. This pattern is perfect for a quilt, throw or lap size.  It can also be easily enlarged for a larger quilt by adding more stars. 

 

Date: Mar. 7 & 21

Time: 9am

Teacher: Sue B.

 

Entangled Sky

The Entangled Sky quilt is made from 2-1/2in strips and is deceptively easy to assemble. All the magic happens with three shades of each colour, in light, medium, and dark. Constructed essentially from two different blocks, get a 3D effect by arranging the A and B blocks to meet each other. Achieve a complicated architectural look without all the fussy piecing.

 

Date: Mar. 2, 16 & 30

Time: 9am

Teacher: Sue B

 

Blooms of Inspiration


This is the applique pattern for Buckets of Blooms, of the Blooms of Inspiration Collection. Features McKenna's Vintage Farmhouse fabrics by Hoffman. Kits are available for purchase.

Measures 20" x 18".

 

Date: Mar. 6 & 20

Time: 6pm

Teacher: Sue P

 

Binding Class

Your quilt is now quilted and ready to bind! This class will explore several methods to finish binding your quilt, including machine, hand, and flanged binding, with demonstrations of various tools and tips.

Date: Mar. 17

Time: 9am

Teacher: Laurie

Flower Pop

Want to try curves the easy way?  Join Megan and she will teach you how to create this beautiful Flower Pop quilt.  The finished quilt will measure 76in x 77in.

 

Date: Mar. 20 & 27

Time: 10am

Teacher: Megan

 

Braided Beauties


Braided Beauties dining room table set makes a quick gift set. The pattern includes instructions for two table runner options. The trapezoid shape lets you cut the French Braid pieces from 2 1/2" strips with no waste.

 

Date: March 28

Time: 9am

Teacher: Sue B

 

Blooming Cabin Mini Quilt

This Blooming Cabin min quilt features flower appliques; but, with a little creativity, you can add your own personal touch. Change the flowers to hearts or shamrocks for a whole new look!  Finished size is 24in Square.

 

Date: Mar. 22

Time: 9am

Teacher: Debbie