Autumn Classes 2017
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Our autumn 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"



class policies
Our class polices page explains our guidelines for registration.

If you choose to register for a class online, our robot does not differentiate between shipping goods to you and you coming to class. While a shipping charge will be shown in either case, the shipping charge will of course not be charged for class registration.




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tic toc clock
Hickory dickory dock - an EPP (English Paper Pieced) clock. We’ve put our own twist on Sharon Burgess’ clock pattern from her wonderful new book, “Quilting on the go... English Paper Piecing”. Learn the fundamentals of clock making and paper piecing - a fabulous addition to your sewing room - a working clock! Book purchase required. Fee includes illustration board,
foam core and clock works.

2 classes
Tuesday Oct 10, 24
7:00-9:30pm
tic toc clock......$50.00 course





from start to finish: a quilting primer
Edith Koprek’s comprehensive introduction to the art of quilting is back 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
Wed Oct 11
7:00-8:00pm
Saturday Oct 14, 28
8:30am-5:00pm
from start to finish: a quilting primer......$75.00 course





a pocketful of posie
1970’s Vintage inspired embroidered felt ornaments are all the rage with today’s discerning sewist. Designer Alicia Paulson’s finely detailed Christmas ornaments combine the rich texture of wool felt with satiny embroidery to create playful seasonal images: a pom-pommed skate, a glittering fir tree, a welcoming door and a cosy coat. Each of the two classes will cover two ornaments. Pattern purchase required.

2 classes
Tuesday Oct 17, Nov 14
7:00-9:30pm
a pocketful of posie......$30.00 class





to market, to market
This quilted bag in linen and cotton from Noodlehead’s Anna Graham is the perfect tote for a Saturday at the Farmer’s Market, a trip to the beach, your favourite project, or everyday use! Our resident bag expert, Les Westlake, will guide you through the construction of the Market Tote using linens, cottons and super trendy cork handles. Book purchase required.
Sewing machine required.

2 classes
Thurs Oct 19, 26 7:00-9:30pm
to market, to market......$30.00 course





fa la layers
This class is intended for participants in the Block of the Week program,
Fa La Layers. It is an introduction to the techniques used in its construction and an opportunity for participants to get started on this delightful holiday
quilt by Terry Morberg, Decembers’ class will focus on finishing! Sewing machine required.

2 classes
Sat Oct 21, Dec 2 2:00-4:30pm
fa la layers......$35.00 class





epp by machine
That’s right, English paper piecing by machine! Who knew?! This one night seminar will provide you an introduction to machine English paper piecing techniques using our Block of the Month program, Whimsical Wonder and will give participants in that program a jump start! Sewing machine with zig zag capability is required. Not doing Whimsical Wonder? No problem, this technique is applicable to any English paper pieced project.

1 class
Monday October 30 7:00-9:30pm
epp by machine......$15.00 course





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





terry’s christmas demo! A
Once again, Terry Morberg, our Head Elf in Charge will entertain and inspire us in her annual holiday workshop. Terry will share her tips and tricks for great holiday decorating as well as her new projects large and small!

1 class
Tuesday November 7
10:30-12:00pm
terry’s christmas demo! A......$15.00 course





terry’s christmas demo! B
Once again, Terry Morberg, our Head Elf in Charge will entertain and inspire us in her annual holiday workshop. Terry will share her tips and tricks for great holiday decorating as well as her new projects large and small!

1 class
Tuesday November 7
7:00-8:30pm
terry’s christmas demo! B......$15.00 course





christmas craze!
If you enjoyed Summer School, you'll love this extended fall studio! These five days of independent study are the perfect opportunity for you to finish up your Christmas projects or perhaps start a few new ones! 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 Nov 22 - Sun Nov 26
christmas craze!......$60.00 course





mrs. claus’ cookies
These are the cookies Mrs. Claus nibbles on while Santa delivers gifts. Spend time with Kathleen Bell as we make three new cookies, a continuation of the 2016 Santa’s cookies and the 2017 Cupid’s cookies classes. We’ll make a shortbread cookie, a wafer cookie and a gingerbread man. So tasty - it’s one of the reasons Santa distributes the presents so quickly!
Fee includes pattern.

1 class
Thurs Nov 23
7:00-9:30pm
mrs. claus’ cookies ......$25.00 course





petit cadeau
The 2017 addition to our White Ornament Series is a perfect holiday package, tied with a ribbon and festooned with embroidery and beads. Your fingers will itch to open it, but the gift is in the wrapping!
Fee includes supplies.

1 class
Monday Nov 27
7:00-9:30pm
petit cadeau......$31.50 course





ron collins 2018 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 2018 are:

Fri May 4 - Sun May 6
10:00-4:00pm
ron collins 2018 B - Ron Collins......$275.00 package





ron collins 2018 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 2018 are:

Fri July 27 - Sun July 29 10:00-4:00pm
ron collins 2018 C - Ron Collins......$275.00 package





ron collins 2018 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 2018 are:

Thurs Nov 1 - Sat Nov 3
10:00-4:00pm
ron collins 2018 D - Ron Collins......$275.00 package





 
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