Wed Sep 14 & 21, 6:30pm to 9:00pm Fri Oct 14 & 21, 6:30pm to 9:00pm Wed Jan 11 & 18, 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Beginner sewers learn how to pick your pattern size, how to lay out your pattern, then cut and sew your way to a comfy pair of pyjama pants that you won’t be able to lounge without.
Teacher: Irene Cost: $40.00 + ptn + sup
Canada 150 Tote Bag
Tue April 18 & 25, 1:30pm to 4:30pm Sat Jun 10 & 17, 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Join in on the Sesquicentennial fun and make this functional tote bag and show your Canadian pride!! Fabric kit available.
Teacher: Kelley Cost:$45.00 + sup
Canada 150 Wreath
Thu Mar 2 & 9, 1:00pm to 4:00pm Thu Jun 22 & 29, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Celebrate Canada's 150th birthday and flaunt your Canadian pride with this fold N stitch wreath using sesquicentennial fabric. Fabric kit available
Teacher Sue Cost:$45.00 + ptn + sup
Creative Sewing Circle
First Tuesday of every month September - June 7:00 pm - 9:00pm
Get Creative! We have a lot of ideas to inspire you. Come together with your projects for show and tell and get new ideas demonstrated for future projects. We will cover sewing machine & serger projects and different feet used plus any new product on the market. A great time for everyone!
$5.50 + HST per meeting
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
Fri Feb 24, 6:30pm to 9:30pm Mon Mar 27, 6:30pm to 9:30pm Wed Apr 5, 6:30pm to 9:30pm Mon May 8, 6:30pm to 9:30pm Wed Jun 28, 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Finish up a class sewing project, start a new sewing project or work on those unfinished sewing projects that you have been meaning to get back to. Get some help and advice to gain the confidence to finish your project.
Teacher: Irene Cost $ 30.00 per class
Basic Sewing Kit for all Classes
When You Register for a Class you are given a supply list that is specific to that class. All classes also require a basic sewing kit and this is what is included in that.
Basic Sewing Kit for ALL Classes
Large Scissors for Fabric
Small Scissors for thread snipping
Needles for Sewing Machine
Marking Pen for fabric
Threads to match project
Extra Bobbins for machine
Extra for Quilting Classes
Small Cutting mat
Rotary cutting ruler
Know Your Sewing Machine I
Fri Feb 17, 10:00am to 12:00pm Tue Mar 14, 6:00pm to 8:00pm Fri Apr 7, 10:00am to 12:00pm Tue May 9, 6:00pm to 8:00pm Fri Jun 2, 10:00am to 12:00pm
Learn to feel comfortable with your machine. Threading, self-maintenance, sewing techniques, accessory feet, etc. are covered. FREE Class with the purchase of a sewing machine from Joyce’s Sewing Shop (kit extra). Kit includes Workbook & Fabric
Teacher: Sue/KelleyCost: $40.00 + $20kit
Know Your Sewing Machine II
Fri Feb 24, 10:00am to 12:00pm Tue Mar 21, 6:00pm to 8:00pm Fri Apr 21, 10:00am to 12:00pm Tue May 16, 6:00pm to 8:00pm Fri Jun 9, 10:00am to 12:00pm
Expand your knowledge of your sewing machines functions. Feel comfortable making buttonholes, blind hems, overcasting ETC. FREE Class with the purchase of a sewing machine from Joyce’s Sewing Shop (kit extra).
Teacher: Sue/Kelley Cost $40.00 + $10.00kit
Know Your Sewing Machine III
Fri Mar 5, 10:00am to 12:00pm Tue Mar 28, 6:00pm to 8:00pm Fri May 5, 10:00am to 12:00pm Tue May 23, 6:00pm to 8:00pm Fri Jun 16, 10:00am to 12:00pm
Investigate some decorative techniques including wing needle, appliqué, gathering and more. FREE Class with the purchase of a sewing machine from Joyce’s Sewing Shop (kit extra).
Teacher: Sue/KelleyCost $ 40.00 + $10.00 kit
Know Your Sewing Machine IV
Fri Mar 10, 10:00am to 12:00pm Tue Apr 11, 6:00pm to 8:00pm Fri May 12, 10:00am to 12:00pm Tue Jun 13, 6:00pm to 8:00pm Fri Jun 23, 10:00am to 12:00pm
Explore the programming features on your computerized machine, mirror image, lettering and decorative stitch combinations. FREE Class with the purchase of a sewing machine from Joyce’s Sewing Shop (kit extra).
Teacher:Sue/KelleyCost: $ 40.00 + $10.00 kit
Know your Sewing Machine V
Fri Mar 24, 10:00am to 12:00pm Fri Jun 30, 10:00am to 12:00pm
Learn how to hoop your project correctly, placement of the design and what stabilizer to use.
Teacher: Kelley Cost: $40.00 + kit
Mon Mar 13, 6:30pm to 9:30pm Mon Jun 12, 6:30pm to 9:30pm
The must-have item for a stylish wardrobe. Your choice of a straight knit skirt or an 8-Gore skirt that looks fabulous on any figure. Either choice – you draw the pattern from your own measurements, so the fit will be perfect. Knit skirt you will learn how to handle knit fabric and insert an elastic waist as well as options for hemming. 8 – gore skirt your choice of knit or woven fabric and you will learn to insert a zipper and attach a waistband.
Teacher: Irene Cost: $ 35.00 + sup
Minoru Jacket or Spring Jacket
Wed Apr 26, May 3, 10 & 17,6:30pm to 9:30pm
A new Spring jacket is just the ticket! Take your pick of the Minoru Jacket by Sewaholic Patterns or the Kelly Anorak Jacket by Closet Case Patterns and join the class to be sure you do have that new jacket this Spring. (by the way both these pattern companies are Canadian)
Teacher: Irene Cost:$75.00 + ptn + sup
Fri Feb 10 & 17, 1:00pm to 4:00pm Sat Jun 3 & 10, 10:00am to 1:00pm
The Necessary Clutch Wallet isn’t just your ordinary wallet. Carry your cell phone/mobile, cheques, cash, cards, coins and still have room for your favorite lipstick or even personal items. With its closed ends, everything is safe and secure and there is never any worry about anything sliding out.
Teacher Kelley Cost: $ 45.00 + ptn + sup
Wed Apr 19, 6:30pm to 9:30 pm Fri Jun 23, 6:30pm to 9:30pm
You don’t always have to follow the pattern instructions on finishing necklines on knit fabrics. And certain fabrics just need to be handled a little differently. Part trunk show, part seminar and part hands-on sample making, this class will leave you with the knowledge of how best to handle all those knit necklines. A must –do class for all of you who have taken the t-shirt class!
Teacher: Irene Cost: 35.00 + KIT
Pants- Draft Your Own Pattern
Check back in the Fall for new dates and times for this class
The surest way to well-fitting pants is to draw a pattern from your own measurements. It’s quite easy. We’ll hold your hand all the way as you draft your pattern, make up a muslin and then go on to making up your perfectly fitted pants.
Teacher: Irene Cost: 65.00 + sup
Tops - Fitting Your Top Half
Wed Mar 15, 22 & 29, 6:30pm to 9:30pm
If fear of poor fit is keeping you from sewing your own clothes, join us for this class to work out your own personal fitting solutions. No-one comes in a standard size – but when you sew, you can achieve that perfect fit and one of a kind clothing to suit your style.
Teacher: Irene Cost: $65.00 + sup
If you can't find a sewing class you are looking for you can join in on a Fashion Workshop.
The Workshop classes are for any project you are working on and would like some help.
T-Shirt or Cardigan
Wed Oct 5, 6:30pm to 9:30pm Wed Dec 7, 6:30pm to 9:30pm Wed Jan 4, 6:30pm to 9:30pm
The fitting principle is the same, so we're combining the Perfect T-shirt and Cardigan classes. With a few easy tweaks of your choice of Pamela's Patterns, you'll have your perfectly fitting t-shirt or cardigan. Come and join the class and pick up some pointers on sewing knits while making an indispensible item for your wardrobe.
Teacher: Irene Cost: $35.00+ptn+sup
Serger 1 - Beginner
Sat Feb 25, 10:00am to 12:30p Thu Apr 6, 1:00pm to 3:30pm Thu May 25, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Basic techniques for new owners and those who need a “refresher” course.. We will cover threading, tension adjustments, corners & curves, tie offs and maintenance. This class is FREE when you buy a serger from our store (workbook extra)
Teacher: Joyce Cost: $30.00 + workbook
Serger 2 - Beginner
Sat Mar 4, 10:00am to 12:30pm Thu Apr 13, 1:00pm to 3:30pm Thu Jun 1, 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Change your tension settings and practice flat locking, rolled hem and elastic application. Continue on with the second half of your workbook from Serger 1. This class is FREE when you buy a serger from our store
Teacher: Joyce Cost: $30.00
Sat Mar 11, 10:00am to 1:00pm Thu Apr 27, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Make this beautiful heirloom stitched pillowcase using your serger.
Pillowcase kit available
Teacher: Joyce Cost: $35.00 + sup
Sat Mar 18, 1:30pm to 4:30pm Thu Apr 20, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Use your serger to make this scrap bag and catch all those clippings from your serging. This is an excellent accesory for your serger.
Teacher: Joyce Cost: $35.00 + sup
Serger Cover Stitch
Check Back for more dates and times in the Fall
Learn the coverstitch function of your serger.
Teacher: Joyce Cost: $30.00 + kit
Young Peoples Sewing
Age: 9 years and up Classes, fabric, notions and patterns are included in price
T-Shirt and Twirly Skirt
March Break Tue 14, Wed 15 & Thu 16,10:00am to 1:00pm
T Shirt Twirly Skirt
Just what every girl needs for her spring wardrobe a new T-Shirt and a gorgeous skirt to twirl in
Teacher: Irene Cost: $125.00
April Thu 6, 13, 20, & 27,4:30pm to 6:30pm
With zippers and pockets to keep all your stuff safe and organized – just the bag that every girl needs.
Teacher: Irene Cost: $ 125.00
May Thu 4, 11, 18 & 25,4:30pm to 6:30pm
When the weather heats up you will be ready in this gorgeous new sun dress that you made yourself
Teacher: Irene Cost: $ 125.00
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!