Quilting Confections

Classes

Enjoy classes in our spacious classroom with lots of table space, two oversize ironing boards, design wall, great teachers, and good company. Whether you come with someone you know or venture in on your own, you are sure to make new friends, learn new skills and have a great time! By the way, if you need to cancel a class after registering, you can get a full refund up until one week before the first class.

Free Class for sewing machine customers!Look for the sewing machine icon in our class list. Anyone can take these classes but these specially marked classes are free for our sewing machine customers. Just one more thing we do to make buying a machine from Quilting Confections special!

Thank you for purchasing your supplies at QC for these classes, we appreciate your support.

Sit and Sew

Sit and Sew Mon Dec 18, Wed Dec 20, and Thurs Dec 21, 10:00 - 4:00
Instructor: Sue Aylesworth
Fee: $15
Level: All are welcome

Please register for these Sit and Sew days.  $15 each day or free with your Class Pass.  Friday will be our regular Sit and Sew day with no charge.  Finish up those last minute Christmas presents!

Slow Sew Club

Slow Sew Club 1st Wednesday each month, 1:00 - 5:00
Instructor: Sue Aylesworth
Fee: $60
Level: All are welcome

This is a sewing and social club. Bring your hand work, sew a binding, or do some applique, maybe even knit a rug. We'll enjoy our handwork and sometimes, even a cookie.  This class is currently full, call us to be added to the wait list.  This club is full, please ask to be put on a waiting list.

Hand Embroidery Club

Hand Embroidery Club 1st Thursday each month, Jan 4 - Jun 7, 1:00 - 4:00
Instructor: Katrina Lagace
Fee: $60
Level: Confident Beginners are welcome

Bring your own project to work on each month or start your own stitch sampler.  Katrina will also be showing a new stitch each class to add to your repertoire.

Mine by Design

Mine by Design Wednesday mornings, Jan 3 - Feb 7, 10:00 - 12:00
Instructor: Sue Aylesworth
Fee: $75
Level: Confident beginner

Each person will plan their own project. We'll draft the blocks on graph paper, colour the pieces and plan a layout. You'll learn how to calculate yardage for the blocks, sashing and borders. We'll play with mitered borders and continuous bias binding.












Strings Attached Club

Strings Attached Club 1st Sunday, 12:00 - 4:00 or 2nd Monday each month, 10:00 - 2:00 pm
Instructor: Sue Aylesworth
Fee: $60
Level: All are welcome

This is a monthly club. Learn about lots of different ways to use your string blocks.  Bring your scrap basket and dip into Sue's scrap basket as well. Spread out and enjoy sewing fun things with like-minded sewists.

Learn to Quilt /New Beginnings

Learn to Quilt /New Beginnings Tues Jan 9 - Feb 20, 10:00 - 1:00
Instructor: Heather Northrup
Fee: $95
Level: All are welcome

In this class, you'll make a quilt top, sandwich it, quilt it and finish off with a beautiful binding. The class covers accurate cutting, perfect piecing, squaring up, machine quilting and beautiful finishing.  After you take this class, you can proceed to our other "Confident Beginner" classes.

Embroidery Basics

Embroidery Basics Wednesdays, January 10 - 31, 1:00 - 4:00
Instructor: Tina Phillips
Fee: $60 OR FREE for our Baby Lock machine customers
Level: Confident beginners and embroidery newbies are welcome

Learn what you need to know about threads, stabilizers and embroidery in general. This is a good place to start if you have a new embroidery machine or if you have a machine still in the box.... pull it out and c'mon in for some fun learning. You'll learn how to stitch designs from your machine as well as imported designs, how to stabilize and how to finish nicely.

Learn to Quilt - Sue's Star

Learn to Quilt - Sue's Star Thurs Jan 11 - Feb 22, 6:00 - 9:00 or Wed Feb 28 - Apr 11, 10:00 - 1:00
Instructor: Sue Aylesworth
Fee: $95
Level: All are welcome

We have a new Learn to Quilt class. In seven weeks, you will make a quilt top, sandwich it, quilt it and finish off with a beautiful binding. The class covers accurate cutting, perfect piecing and squaring up, machine quilting and binding.  After you take this class, you can proceed to our other "Confident Beginner" classes.

Bjorn Bear

Bjorn Bear Sat Jan 13 & 27, Feb 10, 10:00 - 1:00
Instructor: Carrie Pilon
Fee: $60
Level: Confident Beginner and up

Pick 20 fat quarters and add a background and some black and white fabrics.  There are three quilt sizes to choose from.  Carrie will even show you how to applique some whimsical glasses on one of the bears!

Clean Your Machine

Clean Your Machine Sun Jan 14, 1:00 - 3:00
Instructor: Phil Aylesworth
Fee: $15 OR FREE for our Baby Lock machine customers
Level: All are welcome

Do you know how to take care of your sewing machine between scheduled maintenance? You'll learn how to clean your machine and whether or not you should oil, and where. It's a short class with a lot of valuable information to help you keep your machine running smoothly. **This is a free class for our BabyLock machine customers.

On Point

On Point Mon Jan 15 & 22, 10:00 - 12:00
Instructor: Peggy Little
Fee: $35
Level: Confident Beginner

An easy pattern to use a strip set, a background fabric and your Eleanor Burns square up ruler.  Peggy used the Garden Delights floral fabric.

Embroidery Club with Tina

Embroidery Club with Tina 3rd Thursday each month, Jan 18 - Jun 21, 11:00 - 3:00
Instructor: Tina Phillips
Fee: $60
Level: Confident beginners are welcome

Come join in some fun each month with fellow embroidery enthusiasts.  In this club we will work on individual projects, socialize and pick up some tips and help along the way.

Finish it Up with Heather

Finish it Up with Heather 4th Tuesday each month, Jan 23 - Jun 26, 1:00 - 5:00
Instructor: Heather Northrup
Fee: $60
Level: All are welcome

Do you need a little encouragement and maybe even a bit of advice to get some of those projects finished? This group is focused on helping you get some projects to the finish line. Bring your supplies, claim a table and Heather will be on hand to help you and offer encouragement along the way.

Fractured Panel

Fractured Panel Sun Jan 28, 12:00 - 4:00
Instructor: Heather Northrup
Fee: $35
Level: Confident Beginner and up

This is just one way to use a panel. You'll plan it out, cut into strips and reassemble in an artful way. Make it an artful wall hanging or perfect for a couch quilt.

Garden Delights - Strippy Weave

Garden Delights - Strippy Weave Wed Feb 21, 10:00 - 3:00
Instructor: Heather Northrup
Fee: $35
Level: Confident Beginner

A sew day to make this pretty quilt using strip sets. This is a free class if you purchase your strip sets at QC!