Classes

  • Quilting

    • Embroidery Basics

    Sunday Mar 1,  12:00 - 3:00 Jan 8, 15 & 22, 12:00 - 4:00 
    Teacher: Tina Philips 
    Fee: $ 60
    Level: Beginner

    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.

    * This class is full, ask about our classes on Saturdays in April and June.

  • Quilting

    • Microwave Bowl Cozy

    Thursday, March 12, 1:00 - 4:00
    Instructor: Susan Poth
    Fee: $25
    Level: Confident Beginner

    Susan will show you how to make a bowl cozy to heat up leftovers in the microwave.  This project requires 100% cotton batting and thread.  Add it to a jar of homemade soup for a great gift idea.

  • Quilting

    • Candy Floss
    Fridays in March: 13, 20, 27, 10:00 - 12:00
    Teacher:  Heather Northrup
    Fee: $45 or Free with your fabric purchase at QC
    Level:  Confident Beginner                                                   
    Heather will show you how to use the Eleanor Burns Triangle Square Up ruler to make multiple half-square triangles at once.  She used two 10” layer cakes to achieve the results in her quilt.  Add a border to make it larger or make two smaller matching quilts.
  • Quilting

    • Clean Your Machine

    Tuesday, March 17, 10:00 - 12:00
    Instructor: Phil Aylesworth
    Fee: $15 or Free for QC Baby Lock 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 Baby Lock machine customers.

  • Quilting

    • Remember Me
    Wednesday, March 18, 10:00 - 4:00
    Instructor:  Tina Phillips
    Fee:  $35
    Level:  Confident Beginner
     
    This is a sew day with Tina and another Rose Card Pattern.  Join her to make this lovely quilt that showcases your favourite print fabric.
  • Quilting

    • Crazy Lattice

    Tuesday, March 24, 31, April 4, 10:00 - 1:00

    Instructor:  Jeannie Hopkins

    Fee:  $45

    Level:  Confident Beginner

     

    Join Jeannie as she takes you through the construction of this versatile block.  All it takes is four fabrics!  By turning them in different directions, you achieve a different look.

  • Quilting

    • Floral Flight
    Sunday, April 5, 19, May 3, 1:00 - 4:00
    Instructor:  Verna Beaudoin
    Fee:  $60
    Level:  Confident Beginner
    The kit is available at Quilting Confections for this springy 60" x 78" quilt.  Verna will show you how it all goes together. 

     

  • Quilting

    • Learn to Quilt

    Thursday, April 2 - May 14, 6:00 - 9:00  or

    Monday, April 20 - June 8, 1:00 - 4:00
    Teacher: Susan Poth and Verna Beaudoin
    Fee: $95 
    Level: Beginner
     

    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.  This class fills quickly, so ask about upcoming dates and times.

  • Quilting

    • Trudy's Jacket

    Tuesday, April 7, 14, 21, 6:00 - 9:00
    Teacher: Trudy Renaud
    Fee: $50
    Level: Confident Beginner
     

    Trudy is fantastic at making jackets.  This one is based on a sweatshirt.  Trudy will show you how to add strips of coordinated fabric to make your own personal fashion statement.