Autumn Classes 2018
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"



class policies
Our class polices page explains our guidelines for registration.

If you choose to register for a class online, our robot does not differentiate between shipping goods to you and you coming to class. While a shipping charge will be shown in either case, the shipping charge will of course not be charged for class registration.




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stonefields workshop
Another block of the month accompaniment, this class is intended for participants in the Block of the Month program, Stonefields. Instruction will focus on hand applique, piecing and English Paper Piecing. Registration in the block program is required.

10 classes
Thurs Feb 15, Mar 15, Apr 19, May 10, June 14,
July 26, Aug 23, Sept 27, Oct 25, Nov 15
10:30-1:00pm
stonefields workshop......$95.00 class





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 October 12
11am to 7pm.
fall frolics - A......$20.00 class





a change of seasons
Join us for this introduction class to our wonderful new Block of the Season from Bonnie Sullivan. This class will give you the basics to construct the background blocks and prep and complete the applique. There is no charge for this class, it is open to participants in our Block of the Season program.

1 class
Saturday October 13
10:30am - 12:00pm
a change of seasons......$0.00 class





finishing school A
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 A......$15.00 course





while the cat’s away
Wendy William’s bright and cheerful design was made while her husband was away so she could sew to her heart’s content (hence the name!) Each of the ten different blocks blend wool felts with colourful cottons, utilizing a variety of piecing techniques including a sunburst template that will challenge and inspire you. Keep up with this block of the month program that we are launching this fall by joining us for this fun fun fun class!

10 classes
Monday Oct 15, Nov 5. Dec 3, Jan 14, Feb 11,
Mar 25, Apr 15,May 13, Jun 10, July 8

7:00-9:30pm
while the cat’s away......$100.00 course





cuppa
Sue Spargo’s homage to that most essential of stitching accessories, a cuppa tea or coffee, is vibrant and filled with the gorgeous textural embroidery that Sue is know for. This class is intended for participants in the Block of the Month program, Cuppa. Instruction will focus on the embroidery and embellishment techniques used on this stunning quilt. Registration in the block program is required. Book purchase and background purchase required.
11 classes
Tues Feb 13, Mar 6, Apr 3, May 15, June 12,
July 17, Aug 14, Oct 16, Nov 13, Dec 11, Jan 15
7:00-9:30pm
cuppa......$105.00 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 17
mid week crisis - A......$15.00 class





simply squared tuffet
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 to provide your fabrics for piecing the top! One class will be dedicated to constructing and prepping your top and the second 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.

2 classes
Thurs Oct 18, Nov 8
10:30-1:00pm
simply squared tuffet......$245.00 course





airplane bag: return trip
If you missed your flight last time, no worries, Les Westlake is back again with her own take on Sew Sweetness’ Aeroplane Tote. This versatile bag features a hand-pieced top in Alison Glass’ colour saturated prints, a sturdy cork bottom and a large zippered opening for easy packing. The small size bag will hold your favourite Featherweight and the large a full-size sewing machine, or a few days’ worth of clothing and travel essentials. Perfect for classes here and abroad or as a fabulous carry-on bag for your travel adventures. Sewing machine and pattern purchase required.

3 classes
Thurs Oct 18, Nov 22, Dec 6
7:00-9:30pm
airplane bag: return trip......$48.00 course





intro to liberty cabane
This class is for registrants in the Liberty Cabane Block of the Month program. Get started on your Liberty Cabane with some tips and tricks for cutting and piecing perfect log cabin blocks! Sewing machine required.

1 class
Sat Oct 20
10:30-12:30pm
intro to liberty cabane......$0.00 course





ribbon rapture for the holidays
The French General has designed a stunning line of elegant ribbons for this holiday season, and what better way to showcase them than in our fabulous ribbon pillow! Incorporate silks, Christmas fabric and a little crazy patch to create a showpiece that will be the talk of your holiday gatherings. Sewing machine required.

2 classes
Mon Oct 22, 29
7:00-9:30pm
ribbon rapture for the holidays......$32.00 course





seven letters
This gorgeous low-volume postage stamp quilt is a piecer’s delight! Each of the thirty-six blocks is composed of 2” squares, but don’t be daunted! Using Miss Rosie’s slick strip piecing technique makes piecing these blocks a breeze! Sewing machine required.

2 classes
Tues Oct 23, 30
7:00-9:30pm
seven letters ......$32.00 course





glam clam A
If you have always wanted to make a Clamshell quilt but have dreaded the curved piecing, then this class is for you! Latifah Saafar has designed a ruler and process that will get you through it with ease. The amazing Glam Clam ruler and accompanying pattern updates the size and piecing techniques for making a fun and modern project. Sewing machine and pattern purchase required.

1 class
Wed Oct 24
10:30am-4:00pm
glam clam A......$55.00 class





a robin’s heart-- becky holloway
Becky Holloway has taken the darling new pillow pattern from Bonnie Sullivan and made it sing! The folksy design features a silk-screened spring robin set inside rich red wool surrounded by delicate embroidered vines and clever little button blossoms. Add a little embroidery and it’s your favourite new accent piece for any season! Fee includes pattern and silk screen.

1 class
Thurs Oct 25
7:00-9:30pm
a robin’s heart-- becky holloway......$35.00 class





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 26
11am to 7pm.
fall frolics - B......$20.00 class





glam clam B
If you have always wanted to make a Clamshell quilt but have dreaded the curved piecing, then this class is for you! Latifah Saafar has designed a ruler and process that will get you through it with ease. The amazing Glam Clam ruler and accompanying pattern updates the size and piecing techniques for making a fun and modern project. Sewing machine and pattern purchase required.

1 class
Sat Oct 27
10:30am-4:00pm
glam clam B......$55.00 class





a day with becky -- becky holloway
Come and spend a day with the master! Work on any of your unfinished “Becky” dolls, or get started on new ones!

1 class
Sunday Oct 28
10:30-4:00pm
a day with becky -- becky holloway......$55.00 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 November 4
finishing school B......$15.00 course





terry’s christmas demo A
O come, all ye quilters! It’s the most wonderful time of the year - Terry’s Christmas Demo! This holiday season Terry brings us a dream of a quilt along with some new little projects perfect for gifts and decorating your
ho ho home!

1 class
Tuesday November 6
10:30am - 12:00pm
terry’s christmas demo A......$15.00 course





terry’s christmas demo! B --- class is full --
Once again, Terry Morberg, our Head Elf in Charge will entertain and inspire us in her annual holiday workshop. Terry will share her tips and tricks for great holiday decorating as well as her new projects large and small!
O come, all ye quilters! It’s the most wonderful time of the year - Terry’s Christmas Demo! This holiday season Terry brings us a dream of a quilt along with some new little projects perfect for gifts and decorating your
ho ho home!

1 class
Tuesday November 6
7:00pm - 8:30pm
terry’s christmas demo! B --- class is full --......$15.00 course





uniform sew!
Let Wendy Sells guide you into the world of fashion sewing with this inspired, timeless addition to your wardrobe from the best-selling book “Uniform Knit and Sew“. Learn how to prepare and customize a pattern and create a garment that will become a treasured part of your wardrobe. Sewing machine and book purchase required.

3 classes
Wed Nov 7, 21, 28
7:00-9:30pm
uniform sew!......$55.00 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 November 9
11am to 7pm.
fall frolics - C......$20.00 class





clam up
Join Les Westlake for a one day workshop making these easy, fun nesting bags in five sizes. Gift a set of five or give them away one at a time!
Sewing machine and pattern purchase required.

1 class
Saturday November 10
10:30-4:00pm
clam up......$55.00 class





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 November 14
mid week crisis - B......$15.00 class





RANDOM-PERFECT “APPA-TEASER” -- joanie and kelsey morrow
RANDOM-PERFECT “APPA-TEASER”
Immerse yourself in a confidence building workshop using the Random-Perfect pattern that Joanie and Kelsey coin as one of their most intriguing, versatile and fun patterns to date. Thursdays session will be a quick walk through on the basics of their signature “test and tune” “fit and fix” style of block construction. See by the samples just what can happen with a few alterations to fabrics and their position. Shop, Q & A and discuss prep for Sundays class. By the end of Sunday you will have the confidence and motivation to complete your project at home!

2 classes
Thur Nov 15 7:00-9:30pm
Sun Nov 18 10:30-4:00pm
RANDOM-PERFECT “APPA-TEASER” -- joanie and kelsey morrow......$175.00 course





spotted more paper
Another introductory class for yet another block of the month this fall! This is a wonderful quilting project with inspiring blocks made with non-traditional fabrics. This class will get you going on the first block, we will also discuss future blocks and background piecing. Sewing machine required.

1 class
Saturday Nov 17
10:30-12:30pm
spotted more paper......$0.00 class





hidden treasure finishing class
As much as we love to start a new project, it’s equally satisfying to finish one! Join us for a workshop session for Hidden Treasures, with instruction and tips on the finishing process for these darling little works of art.

1 class
Monday Nov 19
7:00-9:00pm
hidden treasure finishing class......$15.00 class





here kitty, kitty..
Jean Paccagnan has done it again! A little kitty friend for Matilda and Lucky, same darling 6” size and same simple construction. Matilda’s circle of friends is getting larger. Fee includes pattern. Sewing machine required.

2 classes
Tuesday Nov 20, 27
7:00-9:30pm
here kitty, kitty........$48.00 course





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 23
11am to 7pm.
fall frolics - D......$20.00 class





have yourself a terry little christmas
Join our Queen of Christmas quilting for two days of holiday sew, sew, sewing! Terry has some minty fresh new Christmas projects for you to make or bring unfinished work from her previous demos to get a jump start on all your holiday gift giving.

2 classes
Sat Nov 24, Sun Nov 25
10:30-4:00pm
have yourself a terry little christmas......$95.00 course





white wonderland B
The German word “putz” means to putter around and each year at Christmas, families would “putz around” placing small wooden or glittery paper houses into holiday arrangements to decorate their homes. Our version in wools and glittery embellishments is the latest addition to our White Ornament Series, designed by Becky and Dei! Fee includes supplies.

1 class
Thurs Nov 29
7:00-9:30pm
white wonderland B......$32.00 class





white wonderland A
The German word “putz” means to putter around and each year at Christmas, families would “putz around” placing small wooden or glittery paper houses into holiday arrangements to decorate their homes. Our version in wools and glittery embellishments is the latest addition to our White Ornament Series, designed by Becky and Dei! Fee includes supplies.

1 class
Thurs Nov 29
10:30-1:00pm
white wonderland A......$32.00 class





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 7pm Wednesday to 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 5 - Sun Dec 9
christmas craze!......$60.00 course





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 December 12
mid week crisis - C......$15.00 class





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 14
11am to 7pm.
fall frolics - E......$20.00 class





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 December 16
finishing school C......$15.00 course





fall frolics - F
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 January 11
11am to 7pm.
fall frolics - F......$20.00 class





mid week crisis - D
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 16
mid week crisis - D......$15.00 class





ron collins 2019 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 2019 are:

Fri Feb 8 - Sun Feb 10
10:00-4:00pm
ron collins 2019 A - Ron Collins......$275.00 package





ron collins 2019 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 2019 are:

Fri May 3 - Sun May 5
10:00-4:00pm
ron collins 2019 B - Ron Collins......$275.00 package





ron collins 2019 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 2019 are:

Fri July 26 - Sun July 28
10:00-4:00pm
ron collins 2019 C - Ron Collins......$275.00 package





 
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