Spring Classes 2019
Out Of Hand - Your one-stop needle arts source
Our spring 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 11:00-7:00.

Friday February 1
spring fling A......$20.00 class





red and white and rave!
Which is what you will want to do after seeing this striking two colour quilt! You will learn a fabulous new technique that will make construction a breeze under the guidance of our very own Terry Morberg. Fee includes pattern. Sewing machine required.

2 classes
Thursday February 7, 21
7:00-9:30pm
red and white and rave!......$48.00 course





ron collins 2019 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 2019 are:

Fri Feb 8 - Sun Feb 10
10:00-4:00pm
ron collins 2019 A - Ron Collins......$275.00 package





while the cat’s away
Wendy William’s bright and cheerful design was made while her husband was away so she could sew to her heart’s content (hence the name!) Each of the ten different blocks blend wool felts with colourful cottons, utilizing a variety of piecing techniques including a sunburst template that will challenge and inspire you. Keep up with this block of the month program that we are launching this fall by joining us for this fun fun fun class!

10 classes
Monday Oct 15, Nov 5. Dec 3, Jan 14, Feb 11,
Mar 25, Apr 15,May 13, Jun 10, July 8

7:00-9:30pm
while the cat’s away......$100.00 course





marshal quilt
This companion class to our Marshal Mystery Block of the Month program is designed to get you going and keep you inspired on this mysterious journey!

6 classes
Tuesday Feb 12, Apr 16 ,Jun 11, Aug 13, Oct 15, Dec 10
7:00-9:30pm
marshal quilt......$90.00 course





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

Wednesday February 13
mid week crisis - A......$15.00 class





flower garden block of the monthB
Have you always wanted to create a great applique quilt? Have you wondered about the freezer paper/starch method? How about what are the most effective tools and products for hand stitching? Using the fabulous Kim McLean pattern “Flower Garden” Laila Nelson will walk you through all of these things. Participation in the Flower Garden block of the month program required. Pattern purchase required.

9 classes
Tues Feb 19, Mar 26, May 28, June 25, Jul 30
Aug 27, Sept 17, Oct 29, Dec 3
6:30-9:00pm
flower garden block of the monthB......$135.00 course





flower garden block of the monthA
Have you always wanted to create a great applique quilt? Have you wondered about the freezer paper/starch method? How about what are the most effective tools and products for hand stitching? Using the fabulous Kim McLean pattern “Flower Garden” Laila Nelson will walk you through all of these things. Participation in the Flower Garden block of the month program required. Pattern purchase required.

9 classes
Thurs Feb 21, Mar 14, Apr 11, May 9, June 13, Jul 11, Aug 15, Sept 12, Oct 3
10:30-1:00pm
flower garden block of the monthA......$135.00 course





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 22
spring fling B......$20.00 class





le portfeulle
The ultimate in handbag accessories! This customizable clutch style organizer has everything you could ever need: zippered interior and exterior pockets, places for your phone, wallet, cards, keys and can even double as a tablet case. Construction is easy with the guidance of our own Bag Lady, Les Westlake, and a perfect introduction to bag making for beginner’s. Pattern purchase required. Sewing machine required.

1 class
Saturday February 23
10:30-4:00pm
le portfeulle......$55.00 class





finishing school A
We are pleased to offer this opportunity for participants in any of our classes or block programs, past and present to attend Finishing School! While we won’t make you work on your posture or the proper way to pour tea, we will provide you with time and support to get those unfinished projects finished! Finishing School runs from 11:00am-4:00pm.

Sunday February 24
finishing school A......$15.00 class





milk weed
This gorgeous new quilt from the Jen Kingwell Collective and designer Michelle McKillop, features prepared edge applique and machine piecing, with enough of each to please enthusiasts of both techniques. These vivid scrappy flowers with interesting centres and diagonal pinwheel sashing are sure to brighten the dreary days of winter! Sewing machine required. Pattern purchase required.

3 classes
Mon Feb 25, Mar 18, Apr 29
7:00-9:30pm
milk weed......$48.00 course





candied hexes
Originally inspired by a quilt from the 1800’s, Candied Hexagons has had many incarnations and interpretations from Kaffe Fasset to Kim McLean to Out of Hand, way back in 1996! Our new version is inspired by Homespun Magazine’s special edition and once again, given our very special touch. Both floral and geometric hexagon flowers spill over the centre of the quilt in rich tones and patterns contained in a solid border featuring pieced triangles. This time we will be English Paper Piecing! It’s a perfect project to work on in front of a cozy fire while you wait for spring! Pattern purchase required.

3 classes
Tuesday Feb 26, Mar 19, Apr 9
7:00-9:30pm
candied hexes......$48.00 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 5:30pm Wednesday, 11am to 7pm Thursday and 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 27 - Sunday Mar 3
weather outside is frightful!......$60.00 course





alphabetical elegance
Explore the world of embroidery with this stunning alphabet sampler from Mary Corbet. Ten basic stitches are combined into deceptively complex and colourful embroidered designs that create a whimsical A - Zed of delicate letters that dance across a linen background. This is a perfect introductory project for a beginner or for anyone who enjoys the simple pleasures of needle and thread. Pattern purchase required.

2 classes
Tuesday Mar 5, 12
7:00-9:30pm
alphabetical elegance......$35.00 course





uniform sew!
Let Wendy Sells guide you into the world of fashion sewing with this inspired, timeless addition to your wardrobe. Learn how to prepare and customize a pattern and create a garment that will become a treasured part of your wardrobe. Sewing machine and book purchase required.

3 classes
Wed Mar 6, 20, 27
7:00-9:30pm
uniform sew!......$55.00 course





stems
Jump into a blast from the past with this traditional quilt. Featuring a thirty six patch centre block in traditional fabrics, the piece de resistance are the four appliqued corners. Terry will share with you a variety of applique techniques to complete the appliqued corners. We love choices!
Fee includes pattern. Sewing machine required.

2 classes
Thursday March 7, 21
7:00-9:30pm
stems......$48.00 class





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 March 8
spring fling C......$20.00 class





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

Wednesday March 13
mid week crisis - B......$15.00 class





boro komebukuro
This reversible drawstring bag is a modern twist on the traditional Japanese pouch (komebukuro) used to carry rice offerings to the temple or a gift for a very special person. Les Westlake has paired it with the boro patchwork technique and rich textural fabrics to create a truly unique bag.
Pattern purchase required. Sewing machine required.

2 classes
Thursday Mar 14, 28
7:00-9:30pm
boro komebukuro......$40.00 course





tilda’s schoolhouse
During this one-day workshop, we invite you to choose a small project or two from the latest book from Tone Finnager, “Hot Chocolate Sewing”. This inspiring book features over twenty stunning projects from quilts and dolls, to pillows and purses, all beautifully created from her latest fabric line. Join instructor Becky Holloway as she guides you through the techniques needed for your project in her own inimitable style.

1 class
Saturday March 16
10:30am-4:00pm
tilda’s schoolhouse......$55.00 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 17
10:30am-4:00pm
a day with becky -- becky holloway......$45.00 class





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 22
spring fling D......$20.00 class





flutter quilt
Did you know a group of butterflies are called a Flutter? This project uses
the Sew Kind of Wonderful Mini Quick Curve Ruler to produce these darling blocks. Come and join Laila Nelson for a fun class and sew yourself up some pretty butterflies! Pattern purchase required. Sewing machine required.

1 class
Saturday March 23
10:30-4:00pm
flutter quilt ......$55.00 course





finishing school B
We are pleased to offer this opportunity for participants in any of our classes or block programs, past and present to attend Finishing School! While we won’t make you work on your posture or the proper way to pour tea, we will provide you with time and support to get those unfinished projects finished! Finishing School runs from 11:00am-4:00pm.

Sunday March 24
finishing school B......$15.00 class





master chef ....of sewing
You’ll laugh, you hopefully won’t cry and you will definitely sew! Join the illustrious Terry Morberg for a weekend-long workshop where she will share her many tips and tricks that make quilting a breeze - the Terry Way! Bring any Terry project you have on the go or start a brand new one!

1 class
Sat Mar 30, Sun Mar 31
10:30am-4:00pm
master chef ....of sewing......$95.00 course





summer snow
Full of saturated colour and scrappy style, this gorgeous quilt showcases Terry’s favourite block, the snowball! In addition, it features an interesting, eclectic pieced border and a huge selection of fabrics, textures and colours with which to play, creating your own unique look. Start with a single charm pack of Jen Kingwell’s Remix line and watch your colour creativity explode from there. Fee includes pattern. Sewing machine required.

2 classes
Thursday April 4, 11
7:00-9:30pm
summer snow ......$48.00 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 April 5
spring fling E......$20.00 class





finishing school C
We are pleased to offer this opportunity for participants in any of our classes or block programs, past and present to attend Finishing School! While we won’t make you work on your posture or the proper way to pour tea, we will provide you with time and support to get those unfinished projects finished! Finishing School runs from 11:00am-4:00pm.

Sunday April 14
finishing school C......$15.00 class





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

Wednesday April 17
mid week crisis - C......$15.00 class





fresh cut
Fresh from Sue Spargo, our spring wool applique Block of the Month program is Fresh Cut, a visually stunning array of bright, bold, blossom filled vases on a textured black background. Each block is layered and appliqued from rich hand dyed wools, velvets and cottons. Add a mouth watering selection of embellishment threads and beads to create your very own piece of art!

12 classes
Tuesday Apr 23, May 21, June 18, July 23, Aug 20, Sept 24, Oct 22, Nov26, Jan 14 2020, Feb 11 2020, Mar 10 2020, Apr 14 2020
7:00-9:30pm
fresh cut......$100.00 course





girls gone wild!
Enjoy these five days of independent study to finish up old projects or perhaps start a few new ones. The hope is that this will provide you with the space and time to stitch, stitch, stitch! Our sewing days will run from 11am to 5:30pm Wednesday, 11am to 7pm Thursday and Friday and 11am to 4pm Saturday and Sunday. Friday night dinner will be provided, but for the rest of the week, lunch and dinner are on your own!

1 class Wed April 24 - Sunday April 28
girls gone wild!......$60.00 course





melinda handbag
This everyday tote, featuring a generous body and removable strap is perfect for the busy, active people in your life - especially yourself! Les Westlake will walk you through the simple yet elegant construction and provide invaluable techniques for creating straps from cork, leather and fabric as well as installing zippers and magnetic snaps. Pattern purchase required. Sewing machine required.

2 classes
Thurs April 25, May 9
7:00-9:30pm
melinda handbag......$40.00 course





minki’s big sewing case

This amazing little sewing case is ten inches deep with a zippered top and will fit all your sewing treasures: tools and basics, an on-the-go project or favourite fabric storage. It can also double as a storage container for small unfinished projects. You’ll also receive instruction for the triangle pencil case, an essential for all your pens, pencils, chalks, glues and small rulers. Pattern purchase required. Sewing machine required.

2 classes
Thursday May 2 7:00-9:30pm
Saturday May 11 10:30-4:00pm
minki’s big sewing case......$70.00 course





ron collins 2019 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 2019 are:

Fri May 3 - Sun May 5
10:00-4:00pm
ron collins 2019 B - Ron Collins......$275.00 package





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 May 10
spring fling F......$20.00 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

Wednesday May 22
mid week crisis - D......$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 May 24
spring fling G......$20.00 class





finishing school D
We are pleased to offer this opportunity for participants in any of our classes or block programs, past and present to attend Finishing School! While we won’t make you work on your posture or the proper way to pour tea, we will provide you with time and support to get those unfinished projects finished! Finishing School runs from 11:00am-4:00pm.

Sunday May 26
finishing school D......$15.00 class





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 June 7
spring fling H......$20.00 class





finishing school E
We are pleased to offer this opportunity for participants in any of our classes or block programs, past and present to attend Finishing School! While we won’t make you work on your posture or the proper way to pour tea, we will provide you with time and support to get those unfinished projects finished! Finishing School runs from 11:00am-4:00pm.

Sunday June 9
finishing school E......$15.00 class





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 12
mid week crisis - E......$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 June 21
spring fling I......$20.00 class





ron collins 2019 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 2019 are:

Fri July 26 - Sun July 28
10:00-4:00pm
ron collins 2019 C - Ron Collins......$275.00 package





 
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