Autumn Classes 2019
Out Of Hand - Your one-stop needle arts source
Our autumn 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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mid week crisis - E
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 11:00-4:00pm

Wednesday June 12
mid week crisis - E......$15.00 class





zipped!
Come conquer your fear of zippers in this fun and informative technique class with Les Westlake. Get hands-on practice as Les walks you through three different types of zipper applications on three sweet little bags! You’ll be amazed at how easy zippers can be! Sewing machine required.

1 class
Saturday June 15
10:30am-4:00pm
zipped! ......$55.00 class





midnight at the oasis
Inspired by her time living in the United Arab Emirates, the bold colour and geometric design of this medallion style quilt pays homage to Arabian nights as only Jen Kingwell can. With kits curated by Jen Kingwell herself, this class is perfect for a summer adventure into applique and piecing.

6 classes
Mon June 17, July 15, 29, Aug 12, 26, Sept 16
7:00-9:30pm

midnight at the oasis......$75.00 course





fresh cut
Fresh from Sue Spargo, our spring wool applique Block of the Month program is Fresh Cut, a visually stunning array of bright, bold, blossom filled vases on a textured black background. Each block is layered and appliqued from rich hand dyed wools, velvets and cottons. Add a mouth watering selection of embellishment threads and beads to create your very own piece of art!

12 classes
Tuesday Apr 23, May 21, June 18, July 23, Aug 20, Sept 24, Oct 22, Nov26, Jan 14 2020, Feb 11 2020, Mar 10 2020, Apr 14 2020
7:00-9:30pm
fresh cut......$100.00 course





following the nature trail
Let your fingers do the hiking! Sue Spargo designed this lovely pieced quilt as an Instagram sew-a-long to keep connected and creative during her battle with breast cancer. We are proud to be able to share it with you now! The twelve pieced blocks,in delicious Daiwabo’s or wools, are accented with simple embroidered designs. The first class will focus on the machine piecing, the second and third will be strictly hand stitching. Book purchase required. Sewing machine required for first class.

3 classes
Wed June 19, Jul 10, 24
7:00-9:30pm
following the nature trail......$42.00 course





what to do on my summer vacation!
Summertime is the best time for sewing fun little projects. They’re perfect to travel with, quick to finish and most of all, fun to sew! Join our very own quilting diva, Terry Morberg, for an entertaining evening demo that showcases a plethora of pincushions, sachets and other small projects perfect for gifts or to spruce up your own sewing space.

1 class
Thurs June 20
7:00pm
what to do on my summer vacation!......$20.00 class





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! Friday night dinner will be provided.

Wednesday 11am - 5:30pm,
Thursday and Friday 11am - 7:00pm,
Saturday and Sunday 11am - 4 pm.

Wednesday July 3 - Sunday July 7
summer school A......$60.00 course





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 - 7:00pm.

Friday July 12
lazy days of summer A......$20.00 class





sassy sashiko
This traditional Japanese embroidery technique has been given the Sue Spargo touch with a little wool applique and variegated pearl cotton in summery shades on the classic indigo background. Perfect for beginners or old hands, we’ll walk you through the technique, share tips and tricks then show you how to turn your piece into a fabulous little bag for all your new sashiko supplies! Fee includes instruction book.

1 class
Tues July 16
7:00-9:30pm
sassy sashiko ......$35.00 course





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! Friday night dinner will be provided.

Wednesday 11am - 5:30pm,
Thursday and Friday 11am - 7:00pm,
Saturday and Sunday 11am - 4 pm.

Wednesday August 7 - Sunday August 11
summer school B......$60.00 course





perfectly placed
It’s time to showcase your dishes and bring some pizzazz to pizza night! See how placemats that are designed specifically for your dishware can change up the look of your table in dramatically different ways. The evening class will be devoted to choosing a selection of fabrics that work with your dishes and the Sunday workshop will give you the opportunity to sew, sew, sew under Terry Morberg’s expert guidance! Fee includes pattern. Sewing machine required for Sunday class.

2 classes
Thurs Aug 15
7:00pm
Sunday Aug 18
10:30am - 4:00pm
perfectly placed ......$75.00 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 - 7:00pm.

Friday August 16
lazy days of summer B......$20.00 class





liberty sketches
Get sketchy with a little free motion embroidery and applique this summer! This whimsical floral design uses lovely Liberty of London fabric in raw edge applique along with decorative machine stitching techniques. Your finished piece can be completed in any way you want: bag, needle roll, hanging or part of a larger quilt! Fee includes pattern. Sewing machine required.

1 class
Sat August 17
10:30-4:00pm
liberty sketches......$65.00 course





ruched ribbons revisited
Back by popular demand for anyone who missed it the first time round and for those that want a little support to get it done! Bold wool blocks feature a circle of vivid ruched jacquard ribbon gilded with a little embroidery. Perfect for a brilliant accent pillow or a luxe tote, you may want to make more than one! Class will cover ruching and embroidery techniques as well as pillow construction. Book purchase required.

1 class
Wednesday August 21
7:00-9:30pm
ruched ribbons revisited ......$18.00 course





redwood tote
Les Westlake and Noodlehead are back with another fabulous bag class! This mid-size crossbody tote will quickly become your favourite go-to bag and the envy of your friends! It features a front zippered pocket, back slip pocket, zip top closure and plenty of space to store all you need in an organized and easy to access way. The reinforced base makes it perfect for traveling as well as everyday use. Fee includes pattern. Sewing machine required.

2 classes
Thur Aug 22,29
7:00-9:30pm
redwood tote ......$45.00 course





a day with les
Handles stumping you? Zippers not going quite how you think they are supposed to? Just need some dedicated time to finish off the finishing touches? Bring your projects from any of Les Westlake’s fabulous bag classes and settle in for a busy day of sewing under her expert tutelage.

1 class
Saturday August 24
10:30-4:00pm
a day with les ......$45.00 class





finishing school B
We are pleased to offer this opportunity for participants in any of our classes or block programs, past and present to attend Finishing School! While we won’t make you work on your posture or the proper way to pour tea, we will provide you with time and support to get those unfinished projects finished! Finishing School runs from 11:00am-4:00pm.

Sunday August 25
finishing school B......$15.00 class





‘ol santa
If you loved our Twelve Days of Christmas series, this wee Santa ornament is a must do! New from MMMCrafts, this jolly old soul is designed with the same incredible attention to detail making sewing him up a dream come true. Preparation and instruction for assembly will be covered in class as well as all the embroidery stitches used. You won’t be able to make just one as everyone will have him on their holiday wish list! Fee includes pattern and
all supplies.

1 class
Wednesday August 28
7:00-9:30pm
‘ol santa ......$38.50 class





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 - 7:00pm.

Friday August 30
lazy days of summer C......$20.00 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 - 7:00pm.

Friday September 13
lazy days of summer D......$20.00 class





breakfast club A
We’ll be continuing with our Breakfast Club this fall. This time is open to anyone participating in any of our Block programs.
Club times are from 8:00am - 9:30am.

Saturday September 14
breakfast club A......$0.00 course





finishing school C
We are pleased to offer this opportunity for participants in any of our classes or block programs, past and present to attend Finishing School! While we won’t make you work on your posture or the proper way to pour tea, we will provide you with time and support to get those unfinished projects finished! Finishing School runs from 11:00am-4:00pm.

Sunday September 15
finishing school C......$15.00 class





tannenbaum
Laundry Basket Quilts has created a cheerful holiday quilt in soft green, reds and creams that is a perfect project to launch the holiday season. The scrappy patchwork features both traditional machine piecing and hand or machine applique. Class participants are welcome to join our Breakfast Club workshops to work on the quilt between classes. This, plus the pre-cut appliques included in the kit will make this project a breeze to finish in time for Christmas! Sewing machine required.

3 classes
Wed Sept 25, Oct 23, Dec 4
7:00 - 9:30pm
tannenbaum......$45.00 course





cafe au lait - the rocky road to kansas!
Be sure to stop for coffee as you join the ranks of quilters before you on the “rocky road to Kansas”. This new twist on a traditional block from designer Edie McGinnis features a rich textural palette of Daiwabo wovens in ultra-modern low volume taupes. Construction features both machine and paper piecing techniques to build and strengthen your sewing skills as your senses delight in the beautiful fabrics. Fee includes pattern. Sewing machine required.

2 classes
Thurs Sept 26, Oct 3
7:00 - 9:30pm
cafe au lait - the rocky road to kansas!......$45.00 course





fall frolics - A
Treat yourself to a day away! Come and spend eight uninterrupted hours working on old projects or starting something new. Pizza dinner will be provided.

Friday Sept 27
11am to 7pm.
fall frolics - A......$20.00 class





block of the month kick off!
This introductory class is open to participants of any of our three new fall block programs. Can’t make it on the 28th of September? Feel free to join us for any of our Breakfast Clubs as well. There is no charge for this class.

1 class
Saturday Sept 28
10:30am - 1:00pm
block of the month kick off!......$0.00 Class





english garden needleroll

In anticipation of our month-long Sue Spargo extravaganza, we present this gorgeous needle roll from her latest book, Fresh Cut! This is one of our most favourite needle books, because not only does it feature Sue’s signature designs, but it is the perfect place to store all the needles and tools you need for your creative stitching! Get in the “Sue groove” and have it done in time for her arrival. Kit and book purchase required. Sewing machine needed for some classes.

3 classes
Mon Sept 30, Oct 7, 21
7:00 - 9:30pm
english garden needleroll......$45.00 course





harvest eleganze
Rich velvets and textured silks in an array of warm autumnal colours are lovingly embroidered to create a gorgeous set of perfect pumpkins, ripe for your harvest table. Fee includes pattern. Sewing machine required.

2 classes
Tues Oct 1, 8
7:00 - 9:30pm
harvest eleganze......$35.00 course





fall frolics - B
Treat yourself to a day away! Come and spend eight uninterrupted hours working on old projects or starting something new. Pizza dinner will be provided.

Friday October 4
11am to 7pm.
fall frolics - B......$20.00 class





breakfast club B
We’ll be continuing with our Breakfast Club this fall. This time is open to anyone participating in any of our Block programs.
Club times are from 8:00am - 9:30am.

Saturday October 5
breakfast club B......$0.00 course





eastmoreland
Welcome to the neighbourhood! Kathy Schmitz‘s adorable little scrappy houses will make your fingers itch to get sewing! These little houses are crafted from two mini charm packs from Kathy‘s latest fabric line, Home, on a soft flannel background. They are accented with simple embroidery and custom ribbon numbers included with the pattern. Add your own touches to personalize this little fabric neighbourhood for yourself or a loved one.

2 classes
Wed Oct 2, 16
7:00 - 9:30pm
eastmoreland......$30.00 course





finishing school D
We are pleased to offer this opportunity for participants in any of our classes or block programs, past and present to attend Finishing School! While we won’t make you work on your posture or the proper way to pour tea, we will provide you with time and support to get those unfinished projects finished! Finishing School runs from 11:00am-4:00pm.

Sunday October 14
finishing school D......$15.00 class





christmas craze! A
christmas craze!
If you enjoyed Summer School, you'll love this extended fall studio! These five days of independent study are the perfect opportunity for you to finish up your Christmas projects or perhaps start a few new ones! Our sewing days will run from 11am to 5:30 pm Wednesday, 11am to 7pm Thursday and Friday and 11am to 4pm Saturday and Sunday. The hope is that this will provide you with the space and time to stitch, stitch, stitch! Friday night dinner will be provided, but for the rest of the week, lunch and dinner are on your own!

1 class
Wed Oct 16 - Sun Oct 20
christmas craze! A......$60.00 course





perfect little project pouch
These little pouches are perfect for small projects, threads, tools, anything and everything! Learn how to quilt-as-you-go as you construct your pouch using scraps from your stash to give it that patchwork look that’s all the rage on the interwebs these days! Les Westlake will provide her expert instruction every step of the way. Fee includes pattern. Sewing machine required.

2 classes
Thurs Oct 17, 24
7:00 - 9:00pm
perfect little project pouch......$42.00 course





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 October 23
mid week crisis - A......$15.00 class





fall frolics - C
Treat yourself to a day away! Come and spend eight uninterrupted hours working on old projects or starting something new. Pizza dinner will be provided.

Friday October 25
11am to 7pm.
fall frolics - C......$20.00 class





zip-it-y do-dads
Another simply sweet and exceptionally useful bag from Les Westlake, this little zippered pouch features two wide pockets and a patchwork of luscious Liberty fabrics to grace the exterior. With Les’s great zipper and construction techniques, you’ll be zip-ping along to store your do-dads in no time! Fee includes pattern. Sewing machine required.

1 class
Sat Oct 26 10:30am - 4:00pm
zip-it-y do-dads......$60.00 class





terry’s christmas demo A
Christmas is coming a little earlier this year! It’s once again time for one of our favourite Out of Hand traditions, Terry Morberg’s fabulous Christmas demo! Join us for a class full of laughter, exciting new projects and fabulous fabrics all in celebration of the most wonderful time of the year! Sorry, the morning class is now full. There are still a few spots in the evening presentation.

1 class
Mon Oct 28
11:00am
terry’s christmas demo A......$15.00 course





terry’s christmas demo B
Christmas is coming a little earlier this year! It’s once again time for one of our favourite Out of Hand traditions, Terry Morberg’s fabulous Christmas demo! Join us for a class full of laughter, exciting new projects and fabulous fabrics all in celebration of the most wonderful time of the year!

1 class
Mon Oct 28 7:00pm
terry’s christmas demo B ......$15.00 course





monkey see, monkey sew!
Throw a wrench in the works with Tula Pink’s newest kit, Sunrise. Featuring her fun and funky new line, Monkey Wrench, this striking quilt is a sunburst of bright colour and the cute kitschy designs Tula’s best known for. Starburst blocks are paired with a striking triangular border and will challenge you to go beyond the hexagon in your English Paper Piecing skills. Acrylic templates are included with the kits to help make every cut perfect!
Kits including pattern, all fabrics, papers and acrylics will be available.

2 classes
Mon Nov 25, Jan 13 2020
7:00 - 9:30pm
monkey see, monkey sew!......$30.00 class





christmas surprise A
Our annual White Ornament will have you dreaming of a white Christmas! Like a brightly wrapped gift, you won’t know what it is until it’s time to open it up! Fee includes all supplies.

1 class
Wed Nov 27 10:30am - 1:00pm
christmas surprise A......$38.00 class





christmas surprise B
Our annual White Ornament will have you dreaming of a white Christmas! Like a brightly wrapped gift, you won’t know what it is until it’s time to open it up! Fee includes all supplies.

1 class
Wed Nov 27
7:00 - 9:30 pm
christmas surprise B......$38.00 class





fall frolics - D
Treat yourself to a day away! Come and spend eight uninterrupted hours working on old projects or starting something new. Pizza dinner will be provided.

Friday November 29
11am to 7pm.
fall frolics - D......$20.00 class





breakfast club C
We’ll be continuing with our Breakfast Club this fall. This time is open to anyone participating in any of our Block programs.
Club times are from 8:00am - 9:30am.

Saturday November 30
breakfast club C......$0.00 course





christmas craze! B
christmas craze!
If you enjoyed Summer School, you'll love this extended fall studio! These five days of independent study are the perfect opportunity for you to finish up your Christmas projects or perhaps start a few new ones! Our sewing days will run from 11am to 5:30 pm Wednesday, 11am to 7pm Thursday and Friday and 11am to 4pm Saturday and Sunday. The hope is that this will provide you with the space and time to stitch, stitch, stitch! Friday night dinner will be provided, but for the rest of the week, lunch and dinner are on your own!

1 class Wed Dec 4 - Sun Dec 8
christmas craze! B......$60.00 course





breakfast club D
We’ll be continuing with our Breakfast Club this fall. This time is open to anyone participating in any of our Block programs.
Club times are from 8:00am - 9:30am.

Saturday December 7
breakfast club D......$0.00 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 December 11
mid week crisis - B......$15.00 class





finishing school E
We are pleased to offer this opportunity for participants in any of our classes or block programs, past and present to attend Finishing School! While we won’t make you work on your posture or the proper way to pour tea, we will provide you with time and support to get those unfinished projects finished! Finishing School runs from 11:00am-4:00pm.

Sunday December 15
finishing school E......$15.00 class





running with scissors
While we really do not recommend running with scissors, this handy zip-up tool case will make it much safer for you if you do! A functional and fashionable companion to the Take a Stand Bag, By Annie’s storage case features a variety of easy to access pockets and can be easily customized to fit all your favourite tools. Les Westlake will guide you through the basics of construction and share her tips and tricks for a fabulous bag!
Fee includes pattern. Sewing machine required.

2 classes
Thurs Jan 9 2020
7:00 - 9:00pm
running with scissors......$75.00 course





fall frolics - E
Treat yourself to a day away! Come and spend eight uninterrupted hours working on old Treat yourself to a day away! Come and spend eight uninterrupted hours working on old projects or starting something new. Pizza dinner will be provided.

Friday December 13
11am to 7pm.
fall frolics - E......$20.00 class





breakfast club E
We’ll be continuing with our Breakfast Club this fall. This time is open to anyone participating in any of our Block programs.
Club times are from 8:00am - 9:30am.

Saturday January 11
breakfast club E......$0.00 course





finishing school F
We are pleased to offer this opportunity for participants in any of our classes or block programs, past and present to attend Finishing School! While we won’t make you work on your posture or the proper way to pour tea, we will provide you with time and support to get those unfinished projects finished! Finishing School runs from 11:00am-4:00pm.

Sunday January 12
finishing school F......$15.00 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 January 15
mid week crisis - C......$15.00 class





ron collins 2020 A - 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 2020 are:

Fri Feb 21 - Sun Feb 23
10:00-4:00pm
ron collins 2020 A - Ron Collins......$275.00 package





ron collins 2020 B - 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 2020 are:

Fri May 1 - Sun May 3
10:00-4:00pm
ron collins 2020 B - Ron Collins......$275.00 package





ron collins 2020 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 2020 are:

Fri August 14 - Sun August 16
10:00-4:00pm
ron collins 2020 C - Ron Collins......$275.00 package





ron collins 2020 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 2020 are:

Thursday Nov 5 - Saturday Nov 7
10:00-4:00pm
ron collins 2020 D - Ron Collins......$275.00 package





 
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