This class is open to quilters of all levels. Bring a project you are currently working on or one you would like to start or need a little help or inspiration with. Our qualified teacher is here to help.
Time: 930-1:30 COST: $25.00 per session
Friday October 13 930-130
Wednesday October 25 930-130
Thursday November 9 930-130
Tuesday November 21 930-130
Wednesday November 29 930-130
Tuesday December 5 930-130
Thursday December 14 930-130
BEGINNER QUILTING 101
This class is intended for beginners or students who need a refresher on all the basics. We will construct a simple yet elegant table runner. Our focus is on accurate cutting, accurate piecing and accurate pressing. Machine quilting using a walking foot will be covered as well as binding if time permits.
Time: 9:30am-2:30pm Cost: $35 per class
Saturday October 14
Tuesday November 7
Thursday November 30
STARLIGHT TABLE RUNNER
You will love this very classy table runner and want to make it
over and over. The construction and assembly is a little different
but so much fun. Suitable for confident beginners and up.
Time: 9:30 – 1:30 Cost: 30.00
Thursday November 16
MACHINE QUILTING BASICS
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.
Time: 9:30 – 1:30 Cost: 30.00
Friday October 20
Who you gonna to call? Scrap busters!
This class is designed to bust your scraps, or all those fat quarters you have been collecting and not knowing what to do with. There will be three different scrappy projects offered between September and December to help you bust up all those bins of scraps or stacks of fat quarters you have been collecting. Come once or come to all three. Lots of help and inspiration. The patterns included are:
Canadian Snowbirds: Thursday October 12
Surprise Package: Thursday October 26
En Pointe: Saturday December 2
Time: 9:30 – 1:30 Cost: $30.00 per session
WHIMSY WINTER BENCH PILLOW
This is an adorable winter bench pillow that features three of the cutest little snow fellas. An adorable penguin and his two snowmen buddies. Machine applique. Simply adorable. Suitable for all confident beginners.
Time: 930-2:30 Cost: $35.00
Wednesday November 14
Learn the basics of binding. Prefect your mitred corners. No more rounded or over full corners. You will also learn how to hand sew the binding to perfection. Lots of tips and tricks. You will bring a small quilted project ready to be bound. Suitable for beginners and up.
Time: 9:30 – 12: 30 Cost: $25.00
Wednesday November 22
TWISTED RIBBON TABLE TOPPER
This unique border setting truly sets this table topper off and makes it delightful. It suitable for any fabric, especially holiday themed fabrics. Includes piecing and a small amount of machine applique. If applique is not your thing, it can be omitted and you will be left with beautiful corners of negative space. Perfect to show off some quilting.
Time: 9:30 – 2:30 Cost: $35.00
Thursday November 23
This is a brand-new block of the month book from Nancy Halverson. It features large delightful machine applique motifs. Perfect for beginners or those of us who are addicted to fusible applique. Lots of tips and tricks to make these little blocks pop and shine. Another great scrap buster and so much fun! We will work through one block each month; however you can catch up on any block at any other class if space permits or at any quilters workshop.
Time: 9:30 – 12:30 Cost: 25.00 per session
Thursday October 19
Wednesday November 15
Wednesday December 13
Have you always wanted to learn how to hand quilt.
Or perhaps, you would like to improve upon your
hand quilting skills
Bring in a small sample or pick up a panel here
FRIDAY NOVEMBER 17 9:30am-12noon
$29 per session
NEEDLE TURN APPLIQUE CLASS
WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 18 9:30am-12noon
FRIDAY DECEMBER 15 9:30am-12noon
$34 per session
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
CLUBS & CLASSES
BLOCK PARTY - SSQ's Block of the Month Program
Take a walk in the Park! This Block of the Month features 8 unique blocks all created with the Sidekick & Hex N More Rulers. There are no pesky Y seams! Each month you'll create two blocks from the same design. Creative fabric placement will make your quilt appear to have 15 different blocks.
This is the perfect project if you need to use up some of your "stash"! Even the background is pieced! Please call, email or come in if you have more questions.
$40- includes monthly instructional meeting (Sept-June),
Park Bench Book (which has block templates included), & 8 fat quarters of your choice!
Upcoming Meeting Dates...
WED.OCT.4 / THUR. OCT.5/ FRI.OCT.6/ SAT.OCT.7
WED NOV.1/ THUR.NOV.2/ FRI.NOV 3/ SAT.NOV.4
WED.DEC.6/ THURS.DEC.7/ FRI.DEC.8/ SAT.DEC.9
ENGLISH PAPER PIECING- Block of the Month Program
Smitten Quilt by Lucy Kingwell for Jen Kingwell Designs. Lucy is Jen's daughter and the talent for beautifully hand-pieced and quilted scrappy quilts run in the family!
The Smitten quilt is 48" x 61" .
The quilt looks really complicated, but like any big project, you should "eat the elephant one bite at a time" so to speak. :) Ultimately, it is made up of a lot of pieced hexagons all hooked together with no tricky y-seams! Comes together so easily!!
$49 includes pattern and monthly meetings
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 23 1pm-2pm
SATURDAY OCT.21 1pm-2pm
SATURDAY NOV.18 1pm-2pm
SATURDAY DEC. 16 1pm-2pm
JANUARY-JUNE DATES TO BE POSTED
During "Hexie Club", you can come in and enjoy the relaxing handwork of English Paper Piecing. Come and work on your projects, get advise or come and try it out! No previous experience is necessary! It's that easy! It's a fun, relaxing afternoon with lots of camaraderie and inspiration!
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 23 2:30pm-4:30pm
SATURDAY OCT.21 2:30pm-4:30pm
SATURDAY NOV.18 2:30pm-4:30pm
SATURDAY DEC. 16 2:30pm-4:30pm
COST:$ 10 per session Please register /RSVP for each session
Border Creek Station
MYSTERY QUILT CLUB
Reveal from 2016/17 Club
Saturday Sept.16 9:30-10:30
We will also be presenting information regarding this year's MYSTERY QUILT on
SATURDAY SEPT.16 9:30-10:30 everyone is welcome to attend!
Border Creek MYSTERY QUILT QUILT 2017/18
Two great sizes to make: LAP SIZE: 60” x 72” ~ QUEEN SIZE: 84” x 84”
(also with an 'Upsize My Quilt' Option)
8 Monthly Installments with clear instructions and colour diagrams.
An inventory sheet is provided to help keep track of your pieces each
Skill level: experienced beginner and up.
$35 for 8 months. Includes instructional meeting and colour patterns
SATURDAY OCTOBER 21 9:30am-10:30am
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 18 9:30am-10:30am
SATURDAY DECEMBER 16 9:30am-10:30am
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 8 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.
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.