Quilting Classes 2018-01-08T16:50:16+00:00

Quilting Classes

See below for Class Descriptions & Photos!

Appliqued Apron

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

Embroidery Workshop

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.

Prep class Teacher Kelley       Cost $30.00

Assembly classes Teacher: Kelley Cost: $45.00 + kit

Christmas Door Banner

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

Cityscape Wallhanging

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

Duffle Bag

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

Quilters Workshop

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
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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

Strip Search Lap Quilt

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

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

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

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.

Teacher Kelley

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 – we look forward to hearing from you!