Virtual Classes

During this Covid-19 time, our classes will be via Zoom.

One Virtual Class Pass which is good for all classes in October, November and December is available for PURCHASE HERE

Register directly with the teacher by using the special email address listed on your Virtual Class Pass.

Abstraction

The illusion of spheres floating in space is created using four patches and rectangles. Three different fabrics of different values and a light background, strip piecing and the Four Patch Square Up tool allow you to make this geometric Abstraction.

Dates: Monday, Oct.19, 26, Nov. 2, 9

Time: 9am

Teacher: Sue B

Abstraction Requirements

Barbados Bag

This fat quarter friendly pattern features lots of pockets including one for a cell phone. Easy zipper top closure will be explained. The strap can be attached with or without a swivel hook. Great cross-body bag!

Dates: Monday, Nov. 16, 23, 30

Time: 9am

Teacher: Sue B

Barbados Bag Requirements

Bargello Runner

Dress your table for any occasion, not just valentine day. This strip piecing method is fun and easy to do and the hearts can be omitted or replaced with any motif. Just imagine this in Christmas fabrics with ornaments, Santa’s or even snowmen. Lovely in spring florals with appliqué flowers or watering cans or fall fabrics with pumpkins. Your imagination is the only limitation!

Dates: Friday Oct. 30, Nov. 6, 13

Time: 9am

Teacher: Laurie

Bargello Runner Requirements Coming soon

Dresden Houses

Welcome to the Neighbourhood! Choose your favourite holiday season fabrics to create a street for your table.  Two options for creating the houses will be given.  Quilt as You Go.

Dates: Tuesday, Nov. 10, 17, 24

Time: 9am

Teacher: Rosemary

Dresden Houses Requirements

English Paper Piecing - Beginner

In this class you will learn the basics of EPP using a 1” hexagon. I will show you how to construct a basic hexie flower which is the basis of many EPP designs. I will suggest some simple projects for you using the hexie flower or variation of same.

All sewing is done by hand making it not only a very portable activity but a good TV/movie watching project also.

References to on line videos and tutorials as well as a PDF covering all the material discussed will be emailed to the participants after the class.

Dates: Thursday,  Nov. 19

Time: 1pm or 7pm

Teacher: Paula

English Paper Piecing Beginners Requirements

English Paper Piecing - Advanced 1

This class assumes you have a working knowledge of EPP

This is a technique class and no specific project will be worked on.

Therefore there is no fabric, or specific tools needed for this class

Topics covered include:

  • thread basting hexies and other shapes
  • different stitches for sewing shapes together
  • how to deal with curves
  • sewing various shapes together
  • fussy cutting

Dates for Advanced 1

 October 29 1pm and 7pm

 December 3 1pm and 7pm

Classes will be 45min to 1hr and if time permits we will have a “show and tell” at the end of each session.

English Paper Piecing - Advanced 2

This class assumes you have a working knowledge of EPP

This is a technique class and no specific project will be worked on.

Therefore there is no fabric, or specific tools needed for this class

Topics covered include:

  • creating hexie blocks from different shapes
  • different ways of using EPP blocks in a quilt
  • appliquéing EPP blocks
  • quilt as you go hexies
  • borders ,binding and finishing

Dates for Advanced 2

November 5 1pm and 7pm

December 10 1pm and 7pm

Classes will be 45min to 1hr and if time permits we will have a “show and tell” at the end of each session.

 

Hip Hop

This is a wonderful beginner quilt. Each week create two blocks; one big, one little. Learn how to square up blocks, tips about cutting fabric and more. Patterns will be provided.

Dates: Monday, Oct. 5, 19, 26, Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Dec. 7, 14

Time: 1 pm or 7pm

Teacher: Wanda

Hip Hop Requirements

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!

Dates: Wednesday, Oct. 14, 21, 28 or Nov. 25, Dec. 2, 9

Time: 9am

Teacher: Margot

Jelly Roll Rug Requirements

Kitchen Boa

Dates: Wednesday,  Dec. 16

Time: 9am

Teacher: Margot

Kitchen Boa Requirements

Long Time Gone

This quilt by Australian design Jen Kingwell is made with 13 blocks using different building blocks or techniques. The entire quilt, which measures 66 ½” by 67 ½”, is machine pieced. It’s the perfect size for a lap quilt or a wall hanging. Get out your scraps, or if you’ve been sitting on a fabric bundle and was waiting for the perfect quilt, this is it! Join Elaine Theriault in a virtual class on Zoom to learn some great tricks and tips.

Dates: Saturday, Oct. 17, Nov. 21, Dec. 12

Time: 10am

Teacher: Elaine

Long Time Gone Requirements Coming Soon

Pillow

Need a little direction in putting together a modern pillow for your living space??  Join us while we make a different pillow each month, each with a different technique to learn!

For October, we will be doing the ZigZag Pillow - use lots of colour or keep it muted tones, the result will be great either way!!

Dates: Saturday, Oct. 10, Nov. 14, Dec. 5

Time: 10am

Teacher: Jennifer

October Requirements Coming Soon

Schoolhouse

Every week there will be a different technique or tool taught to make 12½” blocks. These blocks can be used in a table runner, a sampler lap quilt or repeated and with sashing for a queen size quilt. The blocks will be made using a “sew and chop” method, so accurate cutting and use of rulers will be explained.

Dates: Thursday, Oct. 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26, Dec. 3, 10

Time: 9am

Teacher: Sue B

Scrappy - Old Tobacco Road

Join Kelly for all things scrappy!  This free Bonnie Hunter pattern is a classic. It’s the perfect quilt to dig into your scraps of squares and strips. Or, if you like a more controlled look, bust out a new layer cake or jelly roll!  It all works. Learn some new tips and tricks for use of colour and resizing blocks.  And for the first time ever, a peak inside Kelly’s sewing room.

Dates: Friday, Oct.23, 30, Nov. 6, 13, 27 Dec 11

Time: 1pm

Teacher: Kelly

Old Tobacco Road Requirements

Stackable Totes

Easy breezy storage solutions – three nesting buckets – 8”, 10”, 12” with carrying handles.  Fabulous when made with border prints.  Perfect for Christmas gifts!

Dates: Wednesday, Nov. 4, 11, 18

Time: 9am

Teacher: Margot

Stackable or Bucket Totes Requirements

Violet Craft

Elephant, wolf, cheetah, unicorn - which Violet Craft pattern appeals to you?  Choose one and some fabulous fabric to make a truly unique quilt.  Freezer paper foundation piecing method will be used. We will work on a mini sample in the first class.

Dates: Tuesday, Oct. 13, 20, 27, Nov. 3

Time: 9am or 7pm

Teacher: Rosemary

Violet Craft Requirements