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.

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.  




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

This club began in January, but there are still a couple of spots available.  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.  It's a relaxing afternoon and the coffee is always on!





Finish it Up with Heather

Finish it Up with Heather 2nd Thursday, 10:00 - 2:00 and 4th Tuesday, 1:00 - 5:00
Instructor: Heather Northrup
Fee: $60
Level: All are welcome

This is a project oriented sew day. Do you need a bit of help with a project? Did you start something in class and not get it finished?  Join us, bring your UFO and we'll help you figure it out.




Strings Attached Club

Strings Attached Club Check with us for availability
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.





Embroidery Club

Embroidery Club 4th Thursday each month, Mar 22 - Jun 28, 11:00 - 3:00
Instructor: Tina Phillips
Fee: $40
Level: All levels are welcome.

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


Layers of Fun

Layers of Fun Fridays, Apr 6, 13, 20, 27, 10:00 - 12:00
Instructor: Cathie Jenner
Fee: $40
Level: Confident Beginner

This class uses a cupcake or cake mix with a 5" charm pack or 10" layer cake.  It is similar to paper-piecing.  Come bake up a project with Cathie!

Machine Applique - Bunny Got Back

Machine Applique - Bunny Got Back Tues Apr 10, 5:00 - 9:00
Instructor: Katrina Lagace
Fee: $35
Level: Confident Beginner

Learn how to machine applique using the blanket or buttonhole stitch.  Katrina will show you all her tips to get perfect results, while making this cute bunny wall-hanging.



Quilted Pillow Sham

Quilted Pillow Sham Mon Apr 16, 10:00 - 4:00
Instructor: Sue Aylesworth
Fee: $40
Level: Confident Beginner

Bring a finished quilt top ready to quilt and Sue will show you how to turn it into a zippered sham for a king-sized pillow.  It is the perfect size for a bench, or for the kids to snuggle on the floor.


Learn to Quilt - Sue's Star

Learn to Quilt - Sue's Star Thurs Apr 19 - May 31, 6:00 - 9:00 or Wed Apr 25 - Jun 6, 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.


Eye Catcher

Eye Catcher Sat Apr 21, 10:00 - 12:00
Instructor: Cathie Jenner
Fee: $30
Level: Confident Beginner

Cathie will help you create this handy holder for your glasses or your rotary cutter.  The case opens and closes in a snap!



Teapot_Cosy

Teapot_Cosy Wed Apr 25, 2:00 - 5:00
Instructor: Cathie Jenner
Fee: $35
Level: Confident Beginner

Join Cathie to make this cute cozy for your teapot.  It will fit any size of teapot and it is designed to prevent the handle from heating up.


One_Block_Wonder

One_Block_Wonder Sat Apr 28, May 5 & 12, 1:00 - 3:30
Instructor: Yvette Sullivan
Fee: $60
Level: Confident Beginner

The technique for this quilt offers a way to use one fabric to achieve an amazing result!  Choose a background and a print with a 12- or 24-inch repeat.  To be effective, the print should be large in scale and contain three to five colours.  This class is almost full, but stay tuned for more dates to come.

Knit PJ Pants

Knit PJ Pants Tues May 1, 10:00 - 2:00
Instructor: Donna Murawski
Fee: $40
Level: Confident Beginner

Donna will help you create a comfy pair of pajama bottoms or lounge pants using your serger.  The Kwik Sew pattern and a selection of knits are available at QC.

Machine Embroidery Basics

Machine Embroidery Basics Tuesday mornings, May 8 - 29, 10:00 - 1:00
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.