Summer Classes 2017
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Our summr class brochure is here!

We are excited to welcome some of your favourite instructors:

Becky Holloway never ceases to amaze us with her intricately detailed creations.

Ron Collins is coming back!
Join him for "The Ultimate Sewing Retreat"



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bring me flowers continuum
A continuation of our support series for last year’s Jen Kingwell Block of the Month, Bring Me Flowers. Join us in order to keep caught up on this delightful piece!

9 classes
Thurs Mar 2, 30, May 4, June 15, July 6,
Aug 17,Sept 28, Oct 12, Nov 16
7:00-9:30pm
bring me flowers continuum ......$90.00 course





woodland whimsy
This class is intended for participants in the Block of the Month program,
Woodland Whimsy. We will construct nine beautiful blocks and an exquisite border full of embroidery and applique to make a stunning quilt. Come learn, re-learn and perfect your embroidery and applique skills. Pattern purchase required. Kits will be available as part of our block of the month program.

10 classes

Sat Jan 14, Feb 25, Mar 18, Apr 22, May 27, June 17, July 15, Aug 19, Sept23, Oct 21 10:30-1:00pm
woodland whimsy......$100.00 course





a tea party
Join us for a Tea Party! This companion class to our new block of the month from Wendy Williams will demystify wool applique, embroidery and the Quick Curve Ruler!
Pattern purchase required. Sewing machine required.

11 classes
Monday Jun 19, 26, Jul 17,24, Aug 21,
Sept 18, Oct 23, Nov 20, Dec 18,
Jan 22, Feb 5

7:00-9:30pm
a tea party......$95.00 course





oh canada!
Celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial with this gorgeous table runner. Join Kathleen Bell to learn her tips to make paper piecing a cinch and you’ll have this original piece finished for July 1st. Fee includes pattern.

Sewing machine required.

1 class
Tuesday June 20
7:00-9:30pm
oh canada!......$30.00 class





lazy days of summer A
Treat yourself to a summer get-away! Come and spend nine uninterrupted hours working on old projects or starting something new. Pizza dinner will be provided so all you have to do is clear your calendar and grab your projects!
Play days run from 11:00 - 8:00pm.

Friday June 23
lazy days of summer A......$20.00 class





birdsong sewing box
Everyone needs a special place for treasures and trinkets and Bonnie Sullivan’s French inspired sewing box fits the bill perfectly. This delightful little project in wool and flannel will focus on applique and embroidery techniques as well as construction of the finished piece. And who better to teach you this than Becky Holloway! Book purchase required.

3 classes
Tuesday June 27, July 18, August 22
7:00-9:30pm
birdsong sewing box......$55.00 course





glorious gardens: a paper piecing primer
Get yourself a technique tune up for the year of English Paper Piecing - and a beautiful quilt! Kim’s Glorious Garden features medallion centres fussy cut from Kaffe Fasset’s fabulous florals surrounded by hexies. This is a perfect project for any level of paper piecer. Instruction will focus on preparing your pieces, how to effectively use templates to fussy cut, and sewing your little hexies into a beautiful quilt.

Fee includes pattern.
1 class
Wednesday June 28
7:00-9:30pm
glorious gardens: a paper piecing primer......$25.00 course





simply squared tuffet
simple Miss Muffet never had it so easy! Everything you need to complete your tuffet, from foam to nuts, is provided in one easy, custom kit. All you need to do is choose your fabrics and piece the top! One class will be dedicated to constructing and prepping your top and the second two to putting it together. Now, put your feet up and enjoy! Fee includes pattern, tuffet base, foam, feet, all hardware, and preprinted fusible pattern.

Sewing machine required.

3 classes
Tuesday July 4, 18, Aug 1 10:30-1:00pm
simply squared tuffet......$245.00 course





summer school A
School may be out for the kidlets, but we’re just getting started! Pack up your projects, your lunch and leave your textbooks at home! This summer come join us for three days of independent study in July or August to get a jump start on your projects for next years contest or whatever else you feel like sewing! This studio will run from Friday to Sunday. Friday night dinner will be provided. As we’ve had to shorten the number of days in the summer, we have extended the times from 11am to 7pm all three days.

Friday July 7- Sunday July 9
summer school A......$40.00 course





cat nap
Tula Pink’s kaleidoscopic quilt is a quilter’s visual cat nip. Using Tula’s most recent line, Tabby Lane, the Cat Nip Quilt mixes stripes, solids and Tula’s signature quirky prints with curved piecing to create the purr-fect project for cats and cat lovers! The class will cover fabric prep and construction with a focus on using template and curved machine piecing. Kit purchase required.

Sewing machine required.

3 classes
Tuesday July 11, 25. Aug 8
7:00-9:30pm
cat nap......$45.00 course





long time gone
This class is intended for participants in the Block of the Month program, Long Time Gone. Both machine and hand piecing techniques will be covered as well as some of Jen’s personal tips and tricks. Sewing machine required.

12 classes
Wednesday Mar 22, Apr 12, May 10, June 7, July 12, Aug 16, Sept 13, Oct 18, Nov 15. Jan 17 2018, Feb 21, Mar 14
7:00-9:30pm
long time gone......$120.00 course





lazy days of summer B
Treat yourself to a summer get-away! Come and spend nine uninterrupted hours working on old projects or starting something new. Pizza dinner will be provided so all you have to do is clear your calendar and grab your projects!
Play days run from 11:00 - 8:00pm.

Friday July 14
lazy days of summer B......$20.00 class





mid week crisis - A
Ever find yourself feeling stressed because of deadlines or unfinished projects? Pack your bags, bring your lunch and let’s get some things done!
These days will run from 11:00-4:00

Wednesday July 19
mid week crisis - A......$15.00 class





ron collins 2017 C - Ron Collins
join him for
“The Ultimate Sewing Retreat”

All levels welcome, from beginners to extremely advanced. If you just want to relax and have a great time, bring any sewing project your heart desires and Ron will help you overcome those trouble spots in fit and construction. Get ready to sew! Dates for 2017 are:

Fri July 21 - Sun July 23
10:00-4:00pm
ron collins 2017 C - Ron Collins......$275.00 package





lazy days of summer C
Treat yourself to a summer get-away! Come and spend nine uninterrupted hours working on old projects or starting something new. Pizza dinner will be provided so all you have to do is clear your calendar and grab your projects!
Play days run from 11:00 - 8:00pm.

Friday July 28
lazy days of summer C......$20.00 class





summer school B
School may be out for the kidlets, but we’re just getting started! Pack up your projects, your lunch and leave your textbooks at home! This summer come join us for three days of independent study in July or August to get a jump start on your projects for next years contest or whatever else you feel like sewing! This studio will run from Friday to Sunday. Friday night dinner will be provided. As we’ve had to shorten the number of days in the summer, we have extended the times from 11am to 7pm all three days.

Friday August 11 - Sunday August 13
summer school B......$40.00 course





new york beauties and flying geese
Foundation piecing is the focus of both this fabulous book and our class. And with these colourful blocks, you may not want to stop at one! Put them together and create one of Carl Hentsch’s fabulous quilts or let them stand alone as delightful cushions. Instruction will focus on the author’s no-nonsense approach to curved and foundation piecing. Sewing machine required.

Book purchase required.

2 classes
Tuesday August 15, 29
7:00-9:30pm
new york beauties and flying geese......$30.00 class





lazy days of summer D
Treat yourself to a summer get-away! Come and spend nine uninterrupted hours working on old projects or starting something new. Pizza dinner will be provided so all you have to do is clear your calendar and grab your projects!
Play days run from 11:00 - 8:00pm.

Friday August 18
lazy days of summer D......$20.00 class





mini mania: liberty peel
mini mania: liberty peel
A new little delight to add to your mini quilt collection. This darling orange peel block features lovely Liberty Tana Lawn cottons on a soft Essex neutral background.

Both hand applique and fusing techniques will be demonstrated in the class.

1 class
Saturday August 19
2:00-4:30pm
mini mania: liberty peel ......$15.00 course





mid week crisis - B
Ever find yourself feeling stressed because of deadlines or unfinished projects? Pack your bags, bring your lunch and let’s get some things done!
These days will run from 11:00-4:00

Wednesday August 23
mid week crisis - B......$15.00 class





ellie the elephant
Matilda may be the best dressed bunny in town, but it’s just no fun dressing up by yourself! Enter Ellie the Elephant, Matilda’s bestie! This pretty pachyderm is 6” tall, fully jointed and just as sweet as Matilda with her own swinging style. Just imagine all the new shoes!!! Jean’s clear directions and straightforward construction is perfect for a beginner bear maker, but will appeal to the experienced as well. Fee includes pattern.

Sewing machine required.

2 classes
Wednesday August 30, Sept 6
7:00-9:30pm
ellie the elephant......$48.00 course





lazy days of summer E
Treat yourself to a summer get-away! Come and spend nine uninterrupted hours working on old projects or starting something new. Pizza dinner will be provided so all you have to do is clear your calendar and grab your projects!
Play days run from 11:00 - 8:00pm.

Friday September 8
lazy days of summer E......$20.00 class





mid week crisis - C
Ever find yourself feeling stressed because of deadlines or unfinished projects? Pack your bags, bring your lunch and let’s get some things done!
These days will run from 11:00-4:00

Wednesday September 20
mid week crisis - C......$15.00 class





lazy days of summer F
Treat yourself to a summer get-away! Come and spend nine uninterrupted hours working on old projects or starting something new. Pizza dinner will be provided so all you have to do is clear your calendar and grab your projects!
Play days run from 11:00 - 8:00pm.

Friday September 22
lazy days of summer F......$20.00 course





ron collins 2017 D - Ron Collins
join him for
“The Ultimate Sewing Retreat”

All levels welcome, from beginners to extremely advanced. If you just want to relax and have a great time, bring any sewing project your heart desires and Ron will help you overcome those trouble spots in fit and construction. Get ready to sew! Dates for 2017 are:

Thursday Nov 2 - Saturday Nov 4
10:00-4:00pm
ron collins 2017 D - Ron Collins......$275.00 package





 
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