Sat Aug 26 ,Sep 2, 10:00am to 1:00pm Sat Dec 2 & 9, 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Make any one of these adorable aprons by Hairbrained Happenings and have some fun while learning machine applique
Teacher: Kelley Cost:$45.00 + ptn + sup
Applique By Machine
Sat Oct 28, 1:30pm to 5:30pm Sat Dec 23, 10:00am to 2:00pm
Take the mystery out of machine appliqué. Discover invisible machine appliqué with several different preparation methods and fusible appliqué with decorative stitches (fabric kit $10.00)
Teacher: Kelley Cost: $40.00 + kit
Beginner Machine Quilting 1
Sat Sep 23, 30 & Oct 14, 10:00am to 12:00pm Fri Dec 15, 22 & 29, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Session 1: We cover the importance of basting and different methods of basting, crosshatching and stitch in the ditch and touch on stencils and marking.
Session 2: We cover the beginning of free motion and how to get a consistent stitch.
Session 3: We cover the next step on your journey. Learn beyond stippling by adding stars, flowers or other designs your imagination can conceive.
(Kit with all fabric available $24.00)
Teacher: Kelley Cost: $45.00 + supplies
Beginning Machine Quilting 2
Sat Oct 28 & Nov 11, 10:00am to 1:00pm Sat Jan 20 & 27, 1:30pm to 4:30pm
This is the next step in machine quilting using the skills you learned in machine quilting 1. Go to the next level learning how to make your quilting more interesting using hook designs, all over , background fills and feathers. (Beginning Machine Quilting 1 pre-requisite)
Teacher Kelley Cost $45.00 +kit
Blue Heron Tablerunner
Fri Nov 10 & 17, 1:30pm to 4:30pm Mon Jan 22 & 29, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Make this elegant tablerunner inspired by Northcott's Blue Heron fabric line. Fabric kit available
Teacher: Kelley Cost $45.00 + kit
Butterfly Beauty Quilt
Prep: Fri Sep 15, 1:00pm to 4:00pm Fri Sep 22 & 29, 1:00pm to 4:00pm Prep: Sat Nov 11, 1:30pm to 4:30pm Sat Nov 18 & 25, 1:30pm to 4:30pm
This stunning queen sized quilt, based on the New York beauty block is deceptively easy. Fabric kits available. We have added a Prep class for those who would like help cutting the fabric before the assembly class.
Thu Nov 2 & 9, 10:00am to 1:00pm Wed Dec 6 & 13, 10:00am to 1:00pm
This versatile pattern can be used as a door banner or table runner.
Teacher: Sue Cost: $45.00 + ptn + sup
Sat Dec 2 & 9. 10:00am to 1:00pm
Based on the City Scape fabric line by Northcott fabric, this wall hanging can also be made as a lap quilt - your choice. Learn mitered corners for your border. Fabric kit available
Teacher: Kelley Cost: $45.00 + kit
Sat Sep 23 & 30, 1:00pm to 4:00pm Tue Dec 5 & 12, 10:00am to 1:00pm
Carry your overnight items for that fun weekend away in style, or your gym clothes in luxury. This is a versatile project that features a roomy interior with zippered pockets to keep your stuff safe and out of sight
Teacher Kelley Cost: $45.00 + ptn + sup
Learn to Quilt
Mon Aug 21 &28, 9:00am to 1:10pm
While making this simple lap sized quilt you will learn all the basic quilting skills including rotary cutting, piecing with accurate seam allowances, adding borders and getting your pieces ready to straight line machine quilting and finally binding your project. Pattern included.
Teacher: Kelley Cost: $55.00 + sup
Quilting and Sewing is good for your Health
There have been studies that suggest that quilting and sewing is good for your health. Engaging in activities such as quilting and sewing relieves stress, keeps your brain active and helps with cognitive function and quite often creates a social outlet for you to enjoy.
Paper Piecing 101
Mon Dec 11, 9:30am to 12:30pm
Learn the technique behind paper piecing while making this sample block (.$10.00 Fabric kit required)
Teacher: Kelley Cost: $35.00 + kit
Tues Sep 5, 1:00pm to 4:00pm Tue Sep 12, 10:00am to 1:00pm Tues Oct 3, 1:00pm to 4:00p Mon Oct 23, 1:30pm to 4:30pm Mon Oct 30, 1:30pm to 4:30pm, Mon Nov 13, 1:30pm to 4:30pm Mon Nov 27, 1:30pm to 4:30pm Tue Dec 5, 9:30am to 12:30pm Mon Dec 11, 1:00pm to 4:00pm Tue Dec 19, 1:00pm to 4:00pm Mon Jan 8, 1:00pm to 4:00pm Sat Jan 13, 2:00pm to 5:00pm Mon Jan 22, 9:30am to 12:30pm
Finish up a class project, start a new project or work on those UFO’s (unfinished objects) and PIGs (projects in grocery sacks) that you have been meaning to get back to. Get some help and advice to gain the confidence to finish your project.
Teacher: Kelley Cost $30.00 per class
Row Row Row Your Boat
Thu Oct 12 & 19, 10:00am to 1:00pm Fri Jan 5 & 12, 1:30pm to 4:30pm
This adorable wallhanging by Harebrained Happenings with a patriotic theme highlighting Canadian nature.
Teacher: Sue Cost:$45.00 + ptn + sup
Stained Glass Applique
Wed Nov 1 & 15 , 10:00am to 1:00pm
Create your own piece of lake country wilderness in fabric stained glass and finish up with quilt as you go technique.
Teacher Sue Cost: $45.00 + ptn + sup
Strip Search Lap Quilt
Thu Sep 21 & 28 2:00pm to 5:00pm Thu Jan 4 & 11, 10:00am to 1:00pm
This quilt block is so addictive you will want to whip up a whole bunch.
Teacher: Sue Cost: $45.00 + sup + ptn
Twisted Log Cabin
Tue Sep 12, 19 & 26, 1:30pm to 4:30pm Fri Jan 5, 12 & 19, 10:00am to 1:00pm
This paper piecing project will stun your friends with how beautiful it is. Fabric kit available
Teacher Kelley Cost: $60.00 + sup
Twisted Nine Patch or Wonky Log Cabin
Sat Oct 21, 1:30pm to 4:30pm & Sat Nov 25, 10:00am to 1:00pm
These quilts add a new “twist” on an old favourite. This twisty technique by Eleanor Burns is fun to make and looks way harder than it is and nobody needs to know but you how easy it is. Pattern for Log Cabin is included with ruler, pattern for twisted nine patch is extra..
Teacher: Kelley Cost: $45.00 + ruler + sup
Westalee Ruler Sampler
Mon Sep 11 & 25, 10:00am to 1:00pm Fri Oct 27 & Nov 3, 1:00pm to 4:00pm Fri Jan 19 & 26, 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Free Motion quilting the Westalee ruler way is fun and easy. Learn how to use these rulers while making a small sampler quilt. (Westalee sampler ruler pack and quilting foot required)
Teacher: Kelley Cost: $45.00 + rulers + sup
Westalee Wholecloth Lap Quilt
Fri Nov 17 & 24, 10:00am to 1:00pm & Dec 8, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Using your Westslee ruler template sampler set make this stunning whole cloth lap quilt. Sampler template set required.
Teacher: Kelley Cost: $60.00 + sup
Stitchers Garden - Applique Block of the Month
3rd Sat of the month 10:00am – 1:00pm
Or 3Rd Monday of the month 1:00pm-4:00pm
If taking on a whole quilt project at one time is a little daunting or if you just want a fun informative class this is for you.
Each month we complete one or two blocks of the quilt so at the end of the 12 months you have a completed quilt top.
This beautiful applique quilt explores different feet, decorative stitches and great techniques to use with your machine.
Cost: $35.00 each month + sup
Westalee Ruler Quilt As You Go
1st and 3rd Monday of the month
6:00pm to 9:00pm
The Westalee Ruler Foot, a true 1/2" round foot, opens up your creative side by enabling you to stitch with the guidance of a template on your domestic sit down sewing machine. This opens up a wide variety of designs normally reserved for the Longarm Machine Quilters. Learn to master these techniques while making a beautiful quilt as you go quilt….one block at a time.
Teacher: Kelley Cost: $35.00 per class + sup + rulers
Don’t see dates for the class you want here? Give us a call at 519-433-5344, and check back often — we’re always announcing new dates!