Spring Classes 2017
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Our sprint class brochure is here!

We are excited to welcome some of your favourite instructors:

Becky Holloway never ceases to amaze us with her intricately detailed creations.

Ron Collins is coming back!
Join him for "The Ultimate Sewing Retreat"



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spring fling A
Treat yourself to a day away! Come and spend eight uninterrupted hours working on old projects or starting something new. Pizza dinner will be provided. Spring Flings run from 11:00-8:00.

Friday January 27
spring fling A......$20.00 class





merry months of ornaments-A
merry An introductory class to our new Ornament of the Month program. This workshop style class will help you get started on preparing and embroidering your intricate MMMcrafts designed 12 Days of Christmas ornaments, and provide techniques and support for construction.

2 classes
Tuesday Jan 31, Feb 21
10:30-1:00pm
merry months of ornaments-A......$25.00 course





merry months of ornaments-B
merry merry An introductory class to our new Ornament of the Month program. This workshop style class will help you get started on preparing and embroidering your intricate MMMcrafts designed 12 Days of Christmas ornaments, and provide techniques and support for construction.

2 classes
Tuesday Jan 31, Feb 21
7:00-9:30
merry months of ornaments-B......$25.00 course





weather outside is frightful!
Retreat from the weather and spend five uninterrupted days sewing, sewing sewing! Our sewing days will run from 11am to 7pm Wednesday to Friday and 11am to 4pm Saturday and Sunday. The hope is that this will provide you with the space and time to stitch, stitch, stitch! Friday night dinner will be provided, but for the rest of the week, lunch and dinner are on your own!

1 class
Wed Feb 1 - Sunday Feb 5
weather outside is frightful!......$60.00 course





cupid’s cookies
Play cupid this Valentine’s Day and make your sweetheart some beautiful felt cookies. Spend time with Kathleen Bell as we make four new cookies, a continuation of the 2016 “Santa’s Cookies” class. We\'ll make a meringue, a Hershey Kiss cookie, a heart cookie and (the one everyone is asking for!) the almond butter cookie. So good, you won’t miss the calories this Valentine’s Day! Fee includes all supplies. Pre-class work required.

1 class
Thursday February 2
7:00-9:30pm
cupid’s cookies ......$28.50 class





spring fling B
Treat yourself to a day away! Come and spend eight uninterrupted hours working on old projects or starting something new. Pizza dinner will be provided. Spring Flings run from 11:00-8:00.

Friday February 10
spring fling B......$20.00 class





message in a bottle
The focus of this support class for the block of the month program, Message in a Bottle, will be on many different hand applique techniques. This class will cover the construction of all 26 texty blocks. Pattern purchase required. Sewing machine required for some classes.

10 classes
Mon Feb 13, Mar 6, Apr 10,May 8, June 12, July 10, Aug 14, Sept 11, Oct 16, Nov 13
7:00-9:30pm
message in a bottle......$100.00 class





mid week crisis - A
Ever find yourself feeling stressed because of deadlines or unfinished projects? Pack your bags, bring your lunch and let’s get some things done!
These days will run from 11:00-4:00

Wed February 15
mid week crisis - A......$15.00 class





let’s sew together (again!)
Back by popular demand, the Sew Together Bag features three zippered and three open compartments that are perfect for stashing sewing supplies or your favourite treasures. Class will focus on construction and zipper insertion techniques. Pattern purchase required. Sewing machine required.

2 classes
Wed Feb 22, Mar 8
7:00-9:30pm
let’s sew together (again!)......$30.00 course





spring fling C
Treat yourself to a day away! Come and spend eight uninterrupted hours working on old projects or starting something new. Pizza dinner will be provided. Spring Flings run from 11:00-8:00.

Friday February 24
spring fling C......$20.00 class





woodland whimsy
This class is intended for participants in the Block of the Month program,
Woodland Whimsy. We will construct nine beautiful blocks and an exquisite border full of embroidery and applique to make a stunning quilt. Come learn, re-learn and perfect your embroidery and applique skills. Pattern purchase required. Kits will be available as part of our block of the month program.

10 classes

Sat Jan 14, Feb 25, Mar 18, Apr 22, May 27, June 17, July 15, Aug 19, Sept23, Oct 21 10:30-1:00pm
woodland whimsy......$100.00 course





pieces of my heart
Inspired by Valentine’s Day, Terry’s colourful, scrappy heart blocks will be sure to set the heart aflame with creativity. This quilt is an excellent way to use those little pieces of favourite fabrics you just can’t part with or an excuse to add more to your stash! There’s also a fun new ruler to make prepping a breeze! Fee includes pattern. Sewing machine required.

2 classes
Monday Feb 27, Mar 13
7:00-9:30pm
pieces of my heart ......$42.00 course





bring me flowers continuum
A continuation of our support series for last year’s Jen Kingwell Block of the Month, Bring Me Flowers. Join us in order to keep caught up on this delightful piece!

9 classes
Thurs Mar 2, 30, May 4, June 15, July 6,
Aug 17,Sept 28, Oct 12, Nov 16
7:00-9:30pm
bring me flowers continuum ......$90.00 course





ron collins 2017 A - Ron Collins
join him for
“The Ultimate Sewing Retreat”

All levels welcome, from beginners to extremely advanced. If you just want to relax and have a great time, bring any sewing project your heart desires and Ron will help you overcome those trouble spots in fit and construction. Get ready to sew! Dates for 2017 are:

Sat Mar 4 - Mon Mar 6
10:00-4:00pm
ron collins 2017 A - Ron Collins......$275.00 package





spring fling D
Treat yourself to a day away! Come and spend eight uninterrupted hours working on old projects or starting something new. Pizza dinner will be provided. Spring Flings run from 11:00-8:00.

Friday March 10
spring fling D......$20.00 class





perfect form
Join Kathleen Bell as she shows how irresistible and easy Laura Heine’s collage pieces really are. Whether it’s your first art quilt or you are learning new techniques as a seasoned quilter, we’ll work on “Perfect Form” together. Day one we’ll learn thread painting and plan your collage; day two we’ll examine quilting and finishing techniques. This is a great addition to your sewing room and sewing skills - Laura’s beautiful dress form collage art quilt. Sewing machine in good working order required. Pre-class work and pattern purchase required.

2 classes
Saturday March 11 10:30-4:00pm Saturday March 18 2:00-4:30pm
perfect form......$85.00 course





tie a ribbon!
Get started on your holiday gifts for next year! This darling pillow is sure to brighten up any room, using simple embroidery, luxe Renaissance Ribbons and handdyed wool. A perfect travelling project, you won’t be able to make just one! Or maybe you’ll need to keep going and turn it into a luxurious quilt!
Book purchase required.

2 classes
Tuesday March 14, 21
7:00-9:30pm
tie a ribbon!......$30.00 course





mid week crisis - B
Ever find yourself feeling stressed because of deadlines or unfinished projects? Pack your bags, bring your lunch and let’s get some things done!
These days will run from 11:00-4:00

Wed March 15
mid week crisis - B......$15.00 class





from start to finish: a quilting primer
Edith Koprek’s comprehensive introduction to the art of quilting is back this spring by popular demand. Students will come for an evening prep class to discuss colour theory and choose fabrics, then over the course of the two days of classes, will learn quilting terminology, rotary cutting, strip piecing, machine quilting and binding. At the end of the class you will be close to completing a crib size quilt and be planning your next project. Must have basic sewing skills. Sewing machine required.

3 classes
Monday March 20 7:00-9:00pm
Sat April 1, 8 8:30-5:00pm
from start to finish: a quilting primer ......$85.00 course





long time gone
This class is intended for participants in the Block of the Month program, Long Time Gone. Both machine and hand piecing techniques will be covered as well as some of Jen’s personal tips and tricks. Sewing machine required.

12 classes
Wednesday Mar 22, Apr 12, May 10, June 7, July 12, Aug 16, Sept 13, Oct 18, Nov 15. Jan 17 2018, Feb 21, Mar 14
7:00-9:30pm
long time gone......$120.00 course





spring fling E
Treat yourself to a day away! Come and spend eight uninterrupted hours working on old projects or starting something new. Pizza dinner will be provided. Spring Flings run from 11:00-8:00.

Friday March 24
spring fling E......$20.00 class





hippity hop
Spring is on the way with a bee-ootiful Easter themed pin cushion! Velvets and touches of wool embellished with delicate embroidery in soft hues will delight both your fingers and your eyes. Fee includes pattern. Sewing machine required.

1 class
Saturday March 25
10:30-4:00pm
hippity hop......$65.00 class





a day with becky -- becky holloway
Come and spend a day with the master! Work on any of your unfinished “Becky” dolls, or get started on new ones!

1 class
Sunday March 26
10:30-4:00pm
a day with becky -- becky holloway......$45.00 class





simply squared tuffet
simple Miss Muffet never had it so easy! Everything you need to complete your tuffet, from foam to nuts, is provided in one easy, custom kit. All you need to do is choose your fabrics and piece the top! Prep, sew, construct, now put your feet up and enjoy! Fee includes pattern, tuffet base, foam, feet, all hardware, and preprinted fusible pattern. Sewing machine required.

3 classes
Monday Mar 27, Apr 3, 24
7:00-9:30pm
simply squared tuffet......$245.00 course





bubbles and bricks
Bright bricks of coral and waves of aqua bubbles make this quilt an homage to the warm summer days to come! Both machine piecing and quick applique will be covered in this class. Fee includes pattern. Sewing machine required.

2 classes
Tuesday Mar 28, Apr 11
7:00-9:30pm
bubbles and bricks ......$42.00 course





double cross smallified
A new twist on a Terry favourite! This design combines mini-cross blocks in fresh colours with a modern grey background. Clever piecing techniques make these seemingly complicated blocks a snap! Fee includes pattern. Sewing machine required.

1 class
Tuesday April 4 7:00-9:30pm
double cross smallified......$28.00 course





spring fling F
Treat yourself to a day away! Come and spend eight uninterrupted hours working on old projects or starting something new. Pizza dinner will be provided. Spring Flings run from 11:00-8:00.

Friday April 7
spring fling F......$20.00 class





slice of liberty
A larger version of our latest Mini Mania project, a Slice of Liberty is a fresh new take on the appliqued melon. It features little slices of Liberty Tana Lawn cottons, perfect for scraps or Sweet Sixteenths, appliqued to a neutral linen background. Learn the proper way to mark your background fabric as well as both hand and machine applique techniques. Fee includes pattern.

2 classes
Tuesday April 18, May 2
7:00-9:30pm
slice of liberty ......$30.00 course





mid week crisis - C
Ever find yourself feeling stressed because of deadlines or unfinished projects? Pack your bags, bring your lunch and let’s get some things done!
These days will run from 11:00-4:00

Wed April 19
mid week crisis - C......$15.00 class





spring fling G
Treat yourself to a day away! Come and spend eight uninterrupted hours working on old projects or starting something new. Pizza dinner will be provided. Spring Flings run from 11:00-8:00.

Friday April 21
spring fling G......$20.00 class





girls gone wild!
Enjoy these five days of independent study to finish up old projects or perhaps start a few new ones! Our sewing days will run from 11am to 7pm Wednesday to Friday, 1:30pm to 7pm Saturday and 11am to 4pm Sunday. The hope is that this will provide you with the space and time to stitch, stitch, stitch! Friday night dinner will be provided, but for the rest of the week, lunch and dinner are on your own!

1 class
Wed April 26 - Sunday April 30
girls gone wild!......$60.00 course





ron collins 2017 B - Ron Collins
join him for
“The Ultimate Sewing Retreat”

All levels welcome, from beginners to extremely advanced. If you just want to relax and have a great time, bring any sewing project your heart desires and Ron will help you overcome those trouble spots in fit and construction. Get ready to sew! Dates for 2017 are:

Fri May 5 - Sun May 7
10:00-4:00pm
ron collins 2017 B - Ron Collins......$275.00 package





spring fling H
Treat yourself to a day away! Come and spend eight uninterrupted hours working on old projects or starting something new. Pizza dinner will be provided. Spring Flings run from 11:00-8:00.

Friday May 12
spring fling H......$20.00 class





studio with trudy-oh!
Pack your unfinished teds and benefit from Trudy’s knowledge on how to get that perfect nose, paw, or sad ‘hug me’ look.

1 class
Saturday May 13
10:30-4:00pm
studio with trudy-oh!......$45.00 class





mid week crisis - D
Ever find yourself feeling stressed because of deadlines or unfinished projects? Pack your bags, bring your lunch and let’s get some things done!
These days will run from 11:00-4:00

Wed May 24
mid week crisis - D......$15.00 class





spring fling I
Treat yourself to a day away! Come and spend eight uninterrupted hours working on old projects or starting something new. Pizza dinner will be provided. Spring Flings run from 11:00-8:00.

Friday May 26
spring fling I......$20.00 class





mini mania: liberty peel
A new little delight to add to your mini quilt collection. This darling orange peel block features lovely Liberty Tana Lawn cottons on a soft Essex neutral background. Both hand applique and fusing techniques will be demonstrated in the class.

1 class
Saturday May 27
2:00-4:30pm
mini mania: liberty peel ......$15.00 course





mid week crisis - E
Ever find yourself feeling stressed because of deadlines or unfinished projects? Pack your bags, bring your lunch and let’s get some things done!
These days will run from 11:00-4:00pm

Wednesday June 14
mid week crisis - E......$15.00 class





spring fling J
Treat yourself to a day away! Come and spend eight uninterrupted hours working on old projects or starting something new. Pizza dinner will be provided. Spring Flings run from 11:00-8:00.

Friday June 9
spring fling J......$20.00 class





ron collins 2017 C - Ron Collins
join him for
“The Ultimate Sewing Retreat”

All levels welcome, from beginners to extremely advanced. If you just want to relax and have a great time, bring any sewing project your heart desires and Ron will help you overcome those trouble spots in fit and construction. Get ready to sew! Dates for 2017 are:

Fri July 21 - Sun July 23
10:00-4:00pm
ron collins 2017 C - Ron Collins......$275.00 package





ron collins 2017 D - Ron Collins
join him for
“The Ultimate Sewing Retreat”

All levels welcome, from beginners to extremely advanced. If you just want to relax and have a great time, bring any sewing project your heart desires and Ron will help you overcome those trouble spots in fit and construction. Get ready to sew! Dates for 2017 are:

Thursday Nov 2 - Saturday Nov 4
10:00-4:00pm
ron collins 2017 D - Ron Collins......$275.00 package





 
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