CLASSES

NEW!!!  "CLASS PASS FALL 2018" (Sept.-Dec.2018)

We are sew excited to announce this new promotion for our Fall line up of classes.  This will allow you to try out some new projects and new techniques for an amazing price.  


BUY 4 CLASS FOR ONLY $99


Don't forget that our class size is limited to only 6 students per class.

Each student has their own sewing desk and we also have separate cutting & layout areas.  Ironing board & iron are provided.  

Our teaching philosophy is to allow each student to work & learn at they own pace.

Patience & knowledge is what we strive to provided.

 We are also knowledgeable on all machine brands & models, so that if you have an issue with your machine during class, we have the expertise to help you solve the problem!


Enjoy browsing through the awesome new classes we have in store! Sign up ASAP!  Classes fill up fast and are limited to 6 people!

BEGINNER QUILTING 101: PART 2 
This class is designed to learn the basics of squaring up your quilt, sandwiching it in preparation for quilting and machine quilting your top. After your quilting is complete we will learn the basics of how to cut, sew, press and apply our binding. The final stage is learning a very lovely hand finishing of invisible stitching to complete your project. This class is a must for beginners. Your binding will be perfect every time.
Thursday Nov 1             Cost:$35           10am-2pm

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Rock Candy Tablerunner    Thursday November 15  10am-2pm  $35

This is a great small topper that is excellent for gifting to your favourite hostess over the holidays. Simple yet very elegant and can be made from very minimal fabric. Try a new tool or use templates. You will love this and make it over and over.

Penguin Party   Tuesday November 13   10am – 2pm   $35.

This adorable pattern can be made as a pillow or lap quilt or both! Gorgeous fabrics and a great pattern for children or adults. It would even make a sweet baby quilt.


Patchwork penguin quilt pattern featuring

2 quilt sizes: 
60in x 66in lap quilt OR  50in x 50in child quilt,

PLUS a pillow: 
20in x 20in pillow projects.


Hello Pouches    Tuesday November 6  10am-2pm   $35

These adorable and very useful pouches are perfect for storing project and especially great as gifts for someone special. Awesome for storage, kids and crafters as you can see through them to see what goodies are inside.

MACHINE QUILTING BASICS- Walking Foot Quilting 
This course is an introductory into quilting your own quilts using your walking foot and quilters guide. We will practice many different techniques using our prepared practice quilt sandwiches. We will also discuss how you would plan and quilt a small project of your choice. Feel free to bring along a small table runner or place mat to work on after all of our practice is complete.
Learn how to quilt using your walking foot. Many machine quilting techniques and tips will be covered. Perfect techniques for your home sewing machine. A must for every quilter. 
Wednesday October 24   OR    Wednesday November 28
Time: 10am-2pm  Cost $35

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Quilter's Workshop    10am-2pm  $29 per session


Thursday September 27    /   Thursday October 25    /   Wednesday October 31 
Wednesday November 14    /   Friday November 23   /
Thursday November 29   /Wednesday December 12 

This class is intended for semi independent sewing while a teacher floats around helping and assisting among the students. A great class to get a bit of help on finishing up a project or starting something new that you are a bit intimidated to start on your own.

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241 Tote    Thur. Oct 11  10am – 2 pm   $35 

This tote is a fabric lovers favorite! Using small cuts of fabric, you’ll be able to use your favorites and still have scraps leftover. It’s called the 241 because it’s like 2 patterns in one! One version of the bag has two exterior side pockets (great for beginners), the other has two exterior zippered pockets (for those who might want a bit of a challenge).  Approx. Finished Dimensions:
13.5″ wide, 12″ tall, 24″ including the handle, 2.5″ deep across the base

SASHIKO WORKSHOP
Try your hand at sashiko, the traditional Japanese stitching. We will discuss the do’s and don’ts of stitching these classic designs, helpful tools and supplies, and will stitch a sampler

of several designs in class.       (All levels)
Saturday OCTOBER 13   10am- 1pm
$49 Instructor:  Patti Carey      (**not included in Class Pass**)

Mr. Frosty Table Runner      

Wednesday November 21

  10am-2pm   $35

An adorable snowman in fusible machine applique.

Fusible machine appliqué is easy and quick and fun!  No previous experience required!

He is so cute you can’t resist his sweet smile.

Starlight Table Runner   Friday October 26  10am-2pm  $35

A beautiful runner that can be made seasonal or for every day use.

It’s a great pattern for gift giving as well featuring beautiful stars

set on point. An unusual setting that is so pretty in many fabric

combinations.

Colour Tinting Embroidery  

 

This is a super cool technique of crayoning on fabric, heat setting it and then a simple hand embroidery back stitch to make everything pop. This project features fall leaves, sunflower and berries. The finished project looks like a watercolour and you don’t have to be an artist to achieve impressive results. 


Saturday October 27 10am – 2pm    $35

BEGINNER QUILTING 101 - Part 1 
This class is intended for the absolute beginner or anyone wanting to brush up on quilting basics. This class will cover accurate cutting, accurate piecing and accurate pressing. These are the three basics for successful and accurate quilting. Once you have mastered these skills you will be off and running with your quilting journey. In this class we will make a simple yet elegant table runner which can be made in only three fabrics of your choice in a multitude of combinations. I am sure you will make this runner over and over again.
Thursday October  18  10am-2pm         Cost  $35

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Christmas Surprise   Tuesday October 16  10am-2pm  $35


This quilt is stunning when done and a real stash buster. Lots of fun sewing and fast to make. Let’s get started early so you can have it finished and on display for the holiday season.

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Winter Bench Pillows      Friday November 2  10am-2pm  $35

Start by making one large "bench pillow" form. Then change out a new cover for that pillow form for each season or holiday! This is the idea behind a new line of patterns for interchangeable bench pillow projects.     2 different patterns to choose from!   
Finished size: Approximately 16in x 38in. 

​General Class Information
There are 2 options for you to sign up for our classes: You can call (705) 737-3777, or stop by and register in person.


Classes are limited to 6 students.

If you have a pattern or project that you would like to make you can suggest to us for a class or you can get 4 friends together and schedule your a private class with the teacher of your choice.

If your class requires a book or pattern, please realize that it is copyright infringement to make a photocopy or share outside your household.

All class supply purchases receive 15% off.
 
Class Policy
Full payment is due upon signing up for a class to guarantee your place.

100% of class fee is refundable or transferable to another class if cancellation is done at least 72 hours before class.

There is NO REFUND OR TRANSFER TO ANOTHER CLASS IF WE RECEIVE LESS THAN 72 HOURS NOTICE.

Sorry, we are not able to make exceptions. This ensures the teachers are compensated for their time, and students waiting for spots in full classes are not missing class.

No-shows forfeit any refund or exchange.

MAKE-YOUR-CLASS"
Don't see a class you were hoping for?  Get at least two of your friends together and we will put one on for you!  You pick the project, we will provide the teacher and the classroom!
Date:  You pick!    Time:  You pick!
Cost:  To be determined when the project is chosen