Spring Classes 2020
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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"



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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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 January 31
spring fling A......$20.00 class





block of the month kick off!
This introductory class is open to participants of any of our four new spring block programs. Can’t make it on the 1st of February? Feel free to join us for any of our Breakfast Clubs as well. There is no charge for this class.

1 class
Saturday February 1
10:30am - 1:00pm
block of the month kick off!......$0.00 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 2
finishing school A......$15.00 class





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 5 - Sunday Feb 9
weather outside is frightful!......$60.00 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 12
mid week crisis - A......$15.00 class





breakfast club A
This spring we are going to offer our Breakfast Club once again as an opportunity for participants of any of our block of the month programs to drop in for a sew-a-long! Use this time to cut, sew or plan! Join us for one or for all! Club times are from 8:00am - 9:30am.

Saturday February 15
breakfast club A......$0.00 course





over the hill
In her gorgeous new project, Wendy Williams has captured the essence of her travels laid down in wool felt and embellished with embroidery on a soft linen/cotton background. Animals, landscapes and architecture dance across the six large blocks that make up the quilt, combined with curved piecing to create a marvellous journey in both fabric and texture. Sewing machine required for first class.

4 classes

Tues Feb 18, Mar 24, April 7, May 12
7:00-9:30pm
over the hill......$60.00 course





fleur
If you loved the Stonefields quilt, Susan Smith’s fresh new quilt design is a must do. Containing a mix of fabrics from new to vintage and focusing on applique in its’ design Fleur features a floral appliqued border with English paper pieced hexies, traditional piecing and needleturn applique. The centre block showcases focal fabrics and embroidery to personalize this as your “own” quilt. Kits will be available, but you will want to dig into your own stash for those little treasures you’ve been saving for that perfect project. Fee includes pattern.

4 classes
Thurs Feb 20, Mar 26, April 16, May 7
10:30-1:00pm
fleur......$110.00 course





ron collins 2020 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 2020 are:

Fri Feb 21 - Sun Feb 23
10:00-4:00pm
ron collins 2020 A - Ron Collins......$275.00 package





my redwork garden
Bunny Hill Designs has created a wonderfully whimsical design for this stunning quilt in clear, clean reds and creams, calling to mind vintage Valentines. Flowers, bunnies, birds and sprites frolic in blocks that feature embroidery, applique, and traditional as well as paper piecing.
Kitted with the fabrics used in the original design, My Redwork Garden will be sure to Bunny Hill Designs has created a wonderfully whimsical design for this stunning quilt in clear, clean reds and creams, calling to mind vintage Valentines. Flowers, bunnies, birds and sprites frolic in blocks that feature embroidery, applique, and traditional as well as paper piecing.
Kitted with the fabrics used in the original design, My Redwork Garden will be sure to inspire you with a little seasonal romance.
Sewing machine required for the first class. Fee includes pattern.

3 classes
Mon Feb 24, Mar 16, Apr 20
7:00-9:30pm
my redwork garden......$100.00 class





get groovy with psychedelia
get groovy with psychedelia
This class is an introduction for participants in the Block of the Month program, Psychedelia. Hand as well as machine techniques will be covered.

1 class
Tuesday Feb 25
7:00-9:00pm
get groovy with psychedelia......$15.00 class





ric rac razzamataz A
Come join us in a fun, colourful and quirky project involving big prints, ric rac and simple machine applique. Gather your favourite larger scaled fabrics, some great low volume prints, either from your stash or from the fabulous curated bundles from the shop and spend the day in the best way possible....quilting all day! Sewing machine required.

1 class
Wednesday Feb 26 10:30-4:00pm
ric rac razzamataz A......$55.00 class





tilt-a-whirl
Start your New Year off right with a new spin on an old favourite. With the deft touch she brings to all her designs, Terry Morberg has re-imagined the drunkard’s path as a gentle entry into curved piecing for the beginner and expert alike. Even better, all the pieces are cut on the Accu-Quilt! What could be simpler? Or as stunning as the vibrant colours and designs of Tula Pink on a neutral grey background? Join Terry as she guides you through her design and shares with your her quilting expertise. Students must purchase the Accu-Quilt drunkards path die but are welcome to use our machine to cut with. Fee includes pattern. Sewing machine required.

2 classes
Thursday Feb 27, Mar 19
7:00-9:30pm
tilt-a-whirl......$45.00 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 28
spring fling B......$20.00 class





ric rac razzamataz B
Come join us in a fun, colourful and quirky project involving big prints, ric rac and simple machine applique. Gather your favourite larger scaled fabrics, some great low volume prints, either from your stash or from the fabulous curated bundles from the shop and spend the day in the best way possible....quilting all day! Sewing machine required.

1 class
get groovy with psychedelia
This class is an introduction for participants in the Block of the Month program, Psychedelia. Hand as well as machine techniques will be covered.

1 class
Saturday Feb 29
10:30-4:00pm
ric rac razzamataz B......$55.00 class





on the go
Just like you can never have too many scissors, needles and threads, you can never have too many bags or boxes to store them in. This sweet zippered box is absolutely essential for everyday use in your workspace or as a travelling kit. With three deep compartments, a removable pincushion and multiple inside pockets there is a spot for all your essentials. The top features a lovely little appliqued design to give it that perfect personal touch. Sewing machine required.

2 classes
Tues March 3 7:00-9:00pm
Saturday March 7 10:30-4:00pm


on the go......$68.00 course





on the street where you live
Let the enchantment pour out of every appliqued door! This oblong decorative pillow features a series of houses chosen by you from the pages of Sue Spargos’ wonderful new book, “Homegrown”. Along with wool applique and embroidery we’ll be using Sue’s terrific new embroidery tools, the Loop Easy and the Spoke Easy to add creative texturing to the street where you live! Book purchase required.

2 classes
Wednesday March 4, 25
7:00-9:30pm
on the street where you live......$35.00 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 8
finishing school B......$15.00 class





lilli
Inspired by abstract compositions and modern design elements, Lilli showcases modern curves and bright colours featuring both Mariners’ Cloth and Kaleidoscope fabrics by Alison Glass. The design combines both curved and foundation paper-piecing tweaked slightly to make construction easy peasy, lemon squeezie! Sewing machine required.

1 class
Monday March 9
7:00-9:30pm
lilli......$15.00 class





monkey see, monkey sew!
Throw a wrench in the works with Tula Pink’s newest kit, Sunrise. Featuring her fun and funky new line, Monkey Wrench, this striking quilt is a sunburst of bright colour and the cute kitschy designs Tula’s best known for. Starburst blocks are paired with a striking triangular border and will challenge you to go beyond the hexagon in your English Paper Piecing skills.

2 classes
Wed Mar 11, Apr 1
7:00 - 9:30pm
monkey see, monkey sew!......$30.00 course





primrose, a wee wabbit
Let this sweet little bunny hop her way into your project basket. Just under 6”, Primrose is perfect for little hands to tuck away into a pocket and her set of fully lined clothing is simple to both construct and to change. There is also a cozy sleep mattress and quilt to make this a perfect Easter gift for your own wee one! Instruction will cover all pieces of this lovely set under the guidance of our lovely Les. Sewing machine required.

2 classes
Thursday March 12 7:00-9:00pm
Saturday March 28 10:30-4:00pm
primrose, a wee wabbit......$68.00 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 March 13
spring fling C......$20.00 class





the nutcracker
Forget the Sugar Plum Fairy! This is one nutcracker that will be the centre of all your Christmas gatherings. Designed by Becky and Dei, this stunning centrepiece features a folk art head by Becky Holloway, opulent duppioni silks, rich wool, glittering trims and a crown of bottle brush trees encrusted with sparkle and dazzle all atop an elegant mirrored base.

Fee includes pattern and painted nutcracker head. Sewing machine required.

3 classes
Saturday March 14 10:30-4:00pm
Monday Mar 23, 30
7:00-9:30pm
the nutcracker......$155.00 course





a day with becky -- becky holloway
A day to spend with the master. Bring along an old favourite that you are trying to complete or start one of those projects you have always wanted to do.

1 class
Sunday March 15
10:30-4:00pm
a day with becky -- becky holloway......$45.00 class





broderie français
Stitch your heart out with one of four new linen samplers from the French General! This introductory slow stitch class will guide you through the basic stitches that are the basis for all embroidery and embellishment work. Fee includes four panels for embroidery.

2 classes
Tuesday Mar 17, 31
7:00-9:30pm
broderie français......$65.00 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

Wednesday March 18
mid week crisis - B......$15.00 class





merchant and mills
These practical totes from British haberdashers, Merchant and Mills combine delicious oilskin fabric with leather handles and custom hardware. Join Les for this fun and informative class on bag construction and customization
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1 class
Saturday March 21
10:30-4:00pm
merchant and mills......$48.00 class





breakfast club B
This spring we are going to offer our Breakfast Club once again as an opportunity for participants of any of our block of the month programs to drop in for a sew-a-long! Use this time to cut, sew or plan! Join us for one or for all! Club times are from 8:00am - 9:30am.

Saturday March 21
breakfast club B......$0.00 course





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 27
spring fling D......$20.00 class





the haberdashers stocking
This gorgeous vintage-esque stocking from artist and embroiderer Brian Haggard, is resplendent with velvets, silks and trims. Yet the piece de resistance is the elaborate embroidery inspired by antique crazy quilting patterns and techniques. Folk artist, Becky Holloway will guide you through construction and the crazy quilting embroidery techniques you need to create your own sumptuous heirloom that will be treasured for years to come. Book purchase required. Sewing machine required for first class.

2 classes
April 2, 30
7:00-9:30pm
the haberdashers stocking......$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 3
spring fling E......$20.00 class





juniper basket
The latest design from Instagram star Svetlana Sotak, is a super handy fabric basket with a zippered pocket on the outside, slip pocket on the inside and a handy drawstring closure on top, making it perfect for knitting and crochet or any other kind of project you can imagine. With clear and simple instructions and Les’s expert guidance, making this gorgeous bag will be as pleasurable as using it! Sewing machine required.

1 class
Saturday April 4
10:30-4:00pm
juniper basket......$48.00 class





flipping out
Les is bringing us another essential project bag from By Annie. This sturdy case opens to convert into a desk top stand allowing easier access and visibility of contents without sacrificing stability. The case is available in two sizes and features mesh pockets on the inside to help organize supplies and a zip finish for safe and secure storage. Use it for knitting needles, paint brushes, journalling tools or even to house Barbie! Fee includes pattern. Sewing machine required.

2 classes
Wednesday April 8, 15
7:00-9:30pm
flipping out......$45.00 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 15
mid week crisis - C......$15.00 class





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 17
spring fling F......$20.00 class





breakfast club C
This spring we are going to offer our Breakfast Club once again as an opportunity for participants of any of our block of the month programs to drop in for a sew-a-long! Use this time to cut, sew or plan! Join us for one or for all! Club times are from 8:00am - 9:30am.

Saturday April 18
breakfast club C......$0.00 course





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 19
finishing school C......$15.00 class





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 29 - Sunday May 3
girls gone wild!......$60.00 course





breakfast club D
This spring we are going to offer our Breakfast Club once again as an opportunity for participants of any of our block of the month programs to drop in for a sew-a-long! Use this time to cut, sew or plan! Join us for one or for all! Club times are from 8:00am - 9:30am.

Saturday May 2
breakfast club D......$0.00 course





good boy
******WARNING**** Major work ahead!
This delightful pattern from Laurie Simpson and Quiltmania is affectionately dedicated to Laurie’s four-legged companion, her ‘good boy’. Consisting of a pieced centre of 2” X 4” blocks in translucent blues and creams, and a wildly complex appliqued border, with just a touch of red, Good Boy will remind you of crisp spring days out walking with your own good boy or girl!
This is not a quick project, this class will help you to plan, prep, layout and start to applique this amazing quilt. Pattern purchase required.

2 classes
Tuesday May 5, 19
7:00-9:30pm
good boy......$35.00 course





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 8
spring fling G......$20.00 class





a day with les
Handles stumping you? Zippers not going quite how you think they are supposed to? Just need some dedicated time to finish off the finishing touches? Bring your projects from any of Les Westlake’s fabulous bag classes and settle in for a busy day of sewing under her expert tutelage.

1 class
Saturday May 9
10:30-4:00pm
a day with les ......$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

Wednesday May 13
mid week crisis - D......$15.00 class





ron collins 2020 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 2020 are:

Fri May 22 - Sun May 24
10:00-4:00pm
ron collins 2020 B - Ron Collins......$275.00 package





ron collins 2020 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 2020 are:

Fri August 14 - Sun August 16
10:00-4:00pm
ron collins 2020 C - Ron Collins......$275.00 package





ron collins 2020 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 2020 are:

Thursday Nov 5 - Saturday Nov 7
10:00-4:00pm
ron collins 2020 D - Ron Collins......$275.00 package





 
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