UPCOMING SEWING CLASSES
Ruler Quilting Club | Starting Mid October, Call to confirm Dates
Based on Janet Colins Ruler Quilt Design Book this is an amazing hands-on class where we will demo and tech how to use different rulers. Following Janet’s Sampler quilt instructions you will create a 40” x 60” heirloom quilt with your different blocks stitched out. The 6 pc Sampler Template Set and Crosshair Square Ruler are essentials to have for ruler quilting and so you’re creativity is unlimited when you learn how to place, align and use the markings.
Twister Tote|Tuesday, November 20, 2018
This chic looking tote is perfect for carrying all those extras that ever seem to have room in your purse or wallet. Try some primitive fall colours, cozy winter fabrics or your own favourite fabric blends. The easy step by step instructions will guide you smoothly through. The bag assembly. You will have fun with the Lil Twister tool making an easy pinwheel panel for the front of your tote. Incorporate your choice of large pockets or medium subdivided packets for the inside of your tote bag. The snap closure is easy to install and is perfect for securing the top of your bag to keep all your stuff intact. The perfect class for you if you are wishing for a fun and easy bag project with a professional looking finish.
Class Date: Tuesday, November 20 10:00AM – 2:00 PM
Exciting in the Hoop Cork Projects | October 17, 2018
Cork is an interesting and exciting new fabric to embroider on and sew with. In this class, we will use small amounts of cork that become the showcased fabric in your projects. Sue O’ Very has some wonderfull pattern and designs to help make things fast, fun and exciting. At this time the actual project is still a secret but wait until we’re back from BERNINA University (after Monday, July 2,2018) and we will be sure to have several projects stitched out for you to see, touch and admire.
Date: October 17, 2018
Double Wedding Ring Runner | Saturday, October 20, 2018 and Saturday, November 17, 2018
This traditional pattern is amazingly simple when done in the hoop of your embroidery machine with the Hoop Sisters technique. Also, the elegant quilting designs are sure to make this project a winner. You will sew your strip sets the traditional way then take them to the embroidery machine and applique them using the “in the hoop” method. The optional border is a great way to use up scraps from the strip sets as well as creating a lovely border to surround your quilt project. This is a great project for splitting up into table runners, wall hangings or doing full-size bed quilts.
Class Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018 and Saturday, November 17, 2018 10:00AM – 2:00PM
Anita Goodesign - Radical Tufted Pillow| Tuesday, October 23, 2018 10:00AM – 2:00PM
The sophisticated embroidery designs on these pillows promise to add the perfect finishing touches to any room, whether it be a living room space or your sewing room. These designs coordinate beautifully with existing décor themes or colours by a simple swap of threads and fabrics. Explore alternating colours between folds for a beautiful bi-coloured radical pillow or let the embroidery speak for itself against a solid statement colour. The final tufting of your new pillow topped off with matching buttons is sure to create a whole new love for home decorating. They are perfect for your own space or even as a gift for a friend.
Class Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2018 10:00AM – 2:00PM
Cost: $35.00 + design pack
ANITA GOODESIGN TRUNK SHOW EVENT | November 1-3, 2018
We are excited to let you know about our scheduled upcoming event showcasing a host of beautiful embroidery projects from AnitaGoodesign embroidery company. We will be putting on display for three days only, so mark your calendars and join us for a chance to see first hand the stitched-out projects. All designs are available to purchase at the event and large savings and discounts offered. Bring some show and share embroidery work for a chance to win a door prize of up to $100 in free embroidery designs, thread, or stabilizer.
Display November 1-3, 2018
Presentations: November 1, 2018 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 4:00PM
November 2, 2018 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:00PM – 4:00PM
Jelly Roll Rug| Tuesday, November 6, 2018
This modern day antique rug is a fast, fun, and easy way to create a rug for your house that resembles the rugs that your Grandmother put together years ago. By using your precut 2 ½” jelly roll strips you will be able to bypass all the fiddly cutting and start sewing right away. The Katahdin on a roll is precut batting designed especially for this jelly roll rug. You will be sewing your strips into a LONG strip then layering it with batting before folding it then sewing a long fabric tube. Working from the centre of your rug you will push your fabric strips together and with a zigzag stitch sew your strips together. You will continue to coil and sew until your reach the end of your fabric tube then you will secure the row edges and presto, you have sewed a jellyroll rug. Patterns and katahdin rolls are available to purchase at our shop as well as your choice of coordinating fabrics.
Class Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2018 10:00AM – 3:00PM
Finishing Up Days
Have you taken a class in our shop and are wishing for a bit of extra help to finish putting your quilt together? Bring in any unfinished class projects on the LAST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH and spend some sewing time with us. We will be available to help you with any questions or difficulties you may have regarding projects. Please give us a call ahead of time to ensure that there is classroom space available for you. Classroom doors open from 10 am – 4 pm so pay $25.00 and stay for an hour or stay for 6 hours, however your schedule allows.
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