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Improve your sewing skills by being exposed to different feet and accessories. There are 10 lessons that each focus on a new sewing technique, feet and/ or accessories that make it effortless. Remaining dates to be announced in next session.

Cost: $ 42.00
Virtual Webinars are fun & informative. Join us at each monthly webinar. See firsthand how to create each project and go home with a DVD of project notes & files. This is a monthly club that focuses on Machine Embroidery. FOR ALL EMBROIDERY MACHINES.

Cost: $ 45.00
Virtual Webinars are fun & informative. Join us at each monthly webinar. See firsthand how to create each project and go home with a DVD of project notes & files. This is a monthly club that focuses on Machine Embroidery. FOR ALL EMBROIDERY MACHINES.

Cost: $ 45.00
You've purchased your Scan N Cut. Where do you go from here? Join Bev and work through the basics of the cutter software. Once you have created your designs, you will send them to the cutter. We will make small samples using most of the features of your cutter.

Cost: $ 63.00
Did you ever want to create a beautiful lace design but you just weren't sure where to start? Let Jaime help! In this class you will learn tips and tricks to stitching out lace designs so they turn out beautifully every time. This is a hands-on class so bring your machine, fabric and lets lace things up!

Cost: $ 30.00
Did you ever want to create a beautiful lace design but you just weren't sure where to start? Let Jaime help! In this class you will learn tips and tricks to stitching out lace designs so they turn out beautifully every time. This is a hands-on class so bring your machine, fabric and lets lace things up!

Cost: $ 30.00
Did you ever want to create a fun little piece for your bathroom or kitchen, but you just weren't sure where to start? Then let Jaime help you with that! In this class you will learn different tips and tricks while embroidering on terry towel. Bring your hand towels and lets get embroidering- these make great gifts!

Cost: $ 30.00
Did you ever want to create a fun little piece for your bathroom or kitchen, but you just weren't sure where to start? Then let Jaime help you with that! In this class you will learn different tips and tricks while embroidering on terry towel. Bring your hand towels and lets get embroidering- these make great gifts!

Cost: $ 30.00
A MUST for all embroidery machine owners! Tips, tricks & techniques to make your embroidery successful & rewarding. Learn about stabilizers, needles & hooping to eliminate the possibility of error. Different hooping methods will make hooping a snap. We will end with an embroidery formula to ensure success in every project you do. This is a lecture/demo class.

Cost: $ 30.00
Learn tips and techniques from an expert in this fun weekend workshop! Join specialist Joan Statz, creator of Joan's Own Designs, for an informational weekend on appliquilting- multitask like never before with this revolutionary, all-in-one approach to applique and quilting. You can choose one of Joan's unique appliquilt wall-hanging patterns or let your creativity soar and design your own!

Cost: $ 145.00
Leave this class with the knowledge of how to care for your machine and maintain it properly- know what to do to prevent needle breakage, how to fix tension issues, when to oil your machine and more. This is a MUST for all machine owners!

Cost: $ 60.00
You will learn about stabilizers, threads, etc to make your machine embroidery awesome! We will also cover how to transfer embroidery designs to your machine.

Cost: $ 55.00
You will learn about stabilizers, threads, etc to make your machine embroidery awesome! We will also cover how to transfer embroidery designs to your machine.

Cost: $ 55.00
In this class, we will learn about the accessories that came with your machine, we will discuss the functions of your machine, maintenance and begin some techniques. The following week will cover some additional feet, special techniques and programming.

Cost: $ 55.00
In this class, we will learn about the accessories that came with your machine, we will discuss the functions of your machine, maintenance and begin some techniques. The following week will cover some additional feet, special techniques and programming.

Cost: $ 55.00
In this class, we will learn about the accessories that came with your machine, we will discuss the functions of your machine, maintenance and begin some techniques. The following week will cover some additional feet, special techniques and programming.

Cost: $ 55.00
In this class, we will learn about the accessories that came with your machine, we will discuss the functions of your machine, maintenance and begin some techniques. The following week will cover some additional feet, special techniques and programming.

Cost: $ 55.00
You will learn about stabilizers, threads, etc to make your machine embroidery awesome! We will also cover how to transfer embroidery designs to your machine.

Cost: $ 55.00
You will learn about stabilizers, threads, etc to make your machine embroidery awesome! We will also cover how to transfer embroidery designs to your machine.

Cost: $ 55.00
In this class, we will learn about the accessories that came with your machine, we will discuss the functions of your machine, maintenance and begin some techniques. The following week will cover some additional feet, special techniques and programming.

Cost: $ 55.00
In this class, we will learn about the accessories that came with your machine, we will discuss the functions of your machine, maintenance and begin some techniques. The following week will cover some additional feet, special techniques and programming.

Cost: $ 55.00
You will learn about stabilizers, threads, etc to make your machine embroidery awesome! Also how to transfer designs to your machine.

Cost: $ 55.00
You will learn about stabilizers, threads, etc to make your machine embroidery awesome! We will also cover how to transfer embroidery designs to your machine.

Cost: $ 55.00
In this class, we will learn about the accessories that came with your machine, we will discuss the functions of your machine, maintenance and begin some techniques. The following week will cover some additional feet, special techniques and programming.

Cost: $ 55.00
In this class, we will learn about the accessories that came with your machine, we will discuss the functions of your machine, maintenance and begin some techniques. The following week will cover some additional feet, special techniques and programming.

Cost: $ 55.00
In this class you will learn about the parts of your serger, your accessories, threading and basic 3 and 4 thread techniques.

Cost: $ 55.00
In this class you will learn the parts of your serger, your accessories, threading and basic 3 and 4 thread techniques.

Cost: $ 55.00
Become friends with your sewing machine! This course covers everything from general maintenance to the use of a variety of stitches and machine adjustments

Cost: $ 55.00
Become friends with your sewing machine! This course covers everything from general maintenance to the use of a variety of stitches and machine adjustments.

Cost: $ 55.00
Learn how to use your Sweet 16 from an expert. She will give you hints, tips and techniques to make your quilting faster, easier and more professional.

Cost: $ 55.00
Accent pillows are a perfect way to add a chic finishing touch to your home, but they can get pricey! Learn how to make your own pillowcase using an invisible zipper- sew and complete it with serged seams, insert the pillow form and you're ready to showcase it!

Cost: $ 40.00
This happy snowman pillow will brighten your winter days. Using this adorable pattern by Shauna Case, instructor Paddi will step you through to make your very own!

Cost: $ 62.00
This weekly 2 hour class builds on the skills learned in the Learn to Sew class. New techniques will be taught based on the skill set of those enrolled. This class runs from January to March 2018 and is the second session- the first session ran from September to November of 2017.

Cost: $ 225.00
This weekly 2 hour class builds on the skills learned in the Learn to Sew class. New techniques will be taught based on the skill set of those enrolled.

Cost: $ 225.00
From beginners to more advanced, this weekly 1.5 hour class teaches kids the basics of sewing and following patterns. The teachers adapt each lesson to the skill set of those enrolled. This class runs from January to March of 2018, and is the second quarter of the session that ran from September to November of 2017.

Cost: $ 175.00
From beginners to more advanced, this weekly 1.5 hour class teaches kids the basics of sewing and following patterns. The teachers adapt each lesson to the skill set of those enrolled. This class is the second quarter of the first session that ran from September to November of 2017.

Cost: $ 175.00
From beginners to more advanced, this weekly 1.5 hour class teaches kids the basics of sewing and following patterns. The teachers adapt each lesson to the skill set of those enrolled. This class runs from January 2018 to March 2018 and is the second quarter of the first session that ran September to November of 2017.

Cost: $ 175.00
From beginners to more advanced, this weekly 1.5 hour class teaches kids the basics of sewing and following patterns. The teachers adapt each lesson to the skill set of those enrolled. This class runs from January 2018 to March 2018 and is the second quarter of the first session that ran September to November of 2017.

Cost: $ 175.00
In these weekly 2 hr classes, the students will sew garments suited to their sewing ability. This class is for teens 13 & up. This is the second quarter of the session that ran from September to November 2017.

Cost: $ 225.00
In these weekly 2 hr classes, the students will sew garments suited to their sewing ability. This class is for teens 13 & up and is the second quarter of the first session that ran from September to November 2017.

Cost: $ 225.00
This class is for people with little or no sewing experience. You will complete a pair of pants and top as the course covers tools for the trade, how to read a pattern including how to determine your size, fabric selection, preparation and basic fitting. This is a fun class geared to inspire you to join the sewing world. You must bring your own sewing machine to class and be familiar with it.

Cost: $ 200.00
Beginner sewers will learn the basics of the sewing machine, choosing a pattern, suitable fabrics, and make a simple garment from a woven fabric. Sewers with more experience will increase their skills learning about zippers, buttons and buttonholes, pockets and how to work with different fabrics.

Cost: $ 200.00
From beginners to more advanced, this weekly 2.5 hour class teaches adults the basics of sewing and following patterns. The teachers adapt each lesson to the skill set of those enrolled.

Cost: $ 200.00
For beginners to advanced techniques. Learn basic sewing skills, machine operation, reading commercial patterns , alterations plus more by constructing 2 simple garments. Keep learning new methods that will advance your sewing skills- from blouses (collars, buttonholes), jackets (zippers, sleeves) etc or an individual project.

Cost: $ 200.00
Using your selected pattern for a blouse, skirt, pants or jacket, learn to sew in zippers, buttons and buttonholes, sleeves, pockets and linings.

Cost: $ 200.00
Do you love quilting and want to explore the possibility of turning it into a profitable home business? Learn the steps to find out, if this is right for you and then make it work. Start out knowing whether you can make a return on your investment and how to create a plan that provides a road map to achieve your goals; whether it is only one quilt a month for friends and family for a small fee, or to earn a living quilting for others. Find out how to define your mission, the steps to achieve it, knowing what to consider to market your services profitably, right from getting started, to making important decisions. How and what to know; from tools, design issues and thread inventory to service and pricing that makes for happy customers. Ways to deal with our customers quilt issues, and handle the decisions we are required to make as a small business owner, while getting to know your quilt customer's wants and needs when it comes to their dealing with treasured quilt tops for our customers. How to use forms and records required to support you as you move through your journey.

Cost: $ 150.00
Move your skills up from pantographs to confident free motion quilting. Learn methods to select and stitch custom free motion designs to suit each quilt. Whether finishing quilts for friends, family, customers or comfort quilts for charity, learn to fill each quilt top quickly with unique free motion quilt designs. Start working with rulers, strencils, marking tools, forming a feather and learn how to stitch your binding on your long arm. Learn to use channel locks, for a modern quilt effect. Decide which quilt design will best enhance each quilt top.

Cost: $ 155.00
Combine simple elements that look complex. Free motion expert Marjiree's easy steps will provide a clear road map for quilting- discover fast fills that are fun to do. These techniqus will boost your confidence an allow you to finish more quilts faster and with ease! We host Marjiree every year and every year she helps so many students perfect their skills and expand their knowledge, you wont want to miss this.

Cost: $ 125.00
Whether you're a new HQ owner planning to start a long arming business, or want to make the best use of your quilting machine rental time at CSM, Joan has the tips and techniques to move you to the next level of confidence and productivity to have fun using your longarm.

Cost: $ 150.00
The HQ Pro-Stitcher quilting system integrates Handi Quilter's world-class quilting machines with the latest computer technology. Join Dawn and spend 2 full days learning different techniques on our long arm machines. You will cover setting up an edge to edge design, creating a border and many tips. This hands on class will build confidence in your abilities to create beautiful quilts!

Cost: $ 325.00
Let your creativity run free in this fun and unique class! Learn techniques to create your own stunning and original thread painted forest landscape using batik background, couching and background fill. Create seasonal foliage and a babbling brook while acquiring skills to interpret your own designs. This is a great way to learn how to incorporate other art mediums into your quilting to create truly one of a kind pieces!

Cost: $ 155.00
Tension, Needles & Thread! This hands-on training will prepare you to finish your own quilts. Become a professional longarm quilter! This class is a prerequisite for Central's machine rental program. Please bring a spool of King Tut Thread, and a prewound bobbin. 3 hours of FREE rental time is included!

Cost: $ 150.00
Thread, needles and tension. This hands on class will prepare you to finish your own quilts. You will become proficient at loading and running the machine to give you a beautiful finish. It is the prerequisite to renting our Avante Longarm. 3 hours of rental time is included in the price!

Cost: $ 150.00
Transform those vintage linens hiding in the back of your linen closet into a quilted heirloom treasure. Combine crochet doilies, embroidered napkins or runners and linen table covers, etc., using the classroom Longarm at Central Sewing Machines to freemotion stitch your own treasured items. Bring your linens, batting and a back (up to 30" x 30") to class to create your own unique Vintage Heirloom Treasure.

Use TriRecs rulers for an easier way to make this traditional block! Two different colourways next to each other without sashing create some secondary patterns too that only add to the beauty and uniqueness of this quilt. Big blocks also make a large quilt go by quickly- you'll have a finished piece in no time!

Cost: $ 60.00
Draft your very own version of a five pointed star, then use the freezer paper foundation method to stitch it up. The best part is you can use the same foundation to make another one, or many more! Imagine a table runner, placemat, or a whole quilt full of stars if you wish. These make for absolutely beautiful quilts.

Cost: $ 30.00
This workshop is designed to get you started on the right quilting path. It can be your first time quilting or perhaps you want to improve your cutting, pressing and piecing skills. Learn how to get those points sharp. We will cover proper use of the rotary cutter, rulers, and pressing techniques. You will master half square triangles, strip piecing, borders, stitching in the ditch, and binding. The best part is at the end of the day you will have a beautiful table topper to show off your new skills. All fabrics and batting are included in the cost. There will be a variety to choose from.

Cost: $ 80.00
Quilting is traditionally all about straight lines- no wonder many find circles and curves intimidating! Well have no fear- new rulers make the creation of circle quilts easy and straight-forward. With just a bit of practice you will master this new element and create a gorgeous blue moon quilt!

Cost: $ 80.00
It's Canada's milestone year and everybody is getting ready to celebrate. In this class, you will learn to create a quilt with could serve as a table runner or wall hanging.

Cost: $ 54.00
We've all seen the Elizabeth Hartman pattern, now you can make your very own! In this class Michelle will step you through cutting and piecing these fun blocks before attaching sashing and borders. Makes for a perfect addition to your home, or a fantastic gift!

Cost: $ 50.00
Ever wonder how to quilt fast and even easier feathers? This technique class has the answers! Create the illusion of a spine with no backtracking. Marjiree will demonstrate the 1 2 3`s of drawing and quilting your designs. Drawing creates muscle memory, your quilting road map. Discover which designs you love to quilt. Expand your quilting skills and you'll never be bored.

Cost: $ 125.00
Explore your creativity and see the potential of various designs without making even one stitch- by using a mirror! After selecting one of the positive/negative designs, transfer them on to the fabric, and with careful cutting you will have motifs for two blocks at once. Appliqué techniques and options to finish your project will be covered. This is a fun and unique way to experiment with designing!

Cost: $ 45.00
You know what they say- give an inch and she will make a quilt! Start out with fabric the width that you want your quilt to be and put in some skinny scraps. The next thing you know, you've got a thoroughly modern and gorgeous quilt! So easy to quilt yourself and will brighten up your home. Join our fabulous quilter Lois as she teaches you how!

Cost: $ 56.00
Take your quilting to the next level! Create beautiful designs for you or your customers. Fill in any shape with your favourite free motion designs and fanciful feathers. Your creativity will blossom! Join Marjiree for a day of inspiration and fun as you practice and perfect your new techniques and leave with a greater knowledge of gorgeous geometric quilting.

Cost: $ 155.00
Hey, that quilt has a hole in it! Create a hole in your quilt as you make blocks "quilt as you go" style. This creates a unique wall hanging, or maybe a bean bag target for your child. Either way, the hole will be a creative conversation starter.

Cost: $ 50.00
This checker board lap quilt 40" x 64" is easy to make and teach you strip quilting. Two fabrics that complement each other are all you need. The self-binding backing makes finishing a breeze. You can machine quilt or tie like gramma did. This little quilt is a real confidence booster and even " learn to sew" level can do this with success. It is the perfect project to get you started quilting. In one day, you will have a quilt to snuggle under that night.

Cost: $ 63.00
Try your hand at making your own bias tape to create this funky and modern quilt, or take a shortcut and use premade. Showcase your favourite prints and use your creativity to personalize a truly special quilt for yourself or your loved one. Make it as large or as small as you want and include some "I Spy" or feature fabrics that you want to show off!

Cost: $ 54.00
Are you curious and ready for new free motion designs? Think clean lines, zen, movement, scale and whimsy. Combine quilting lines in new ways and quilt any space with confidence. Welcome to the world of Modern Quilting made easy! Specialist Marjiree will guide you. Leave this class with new skills and ways to take your quilting further.

Cost: $ 125.00
This course is for those starting their quilting journey. All the basic techniques to successfully create a quilt will be covered in a relax atmosphere where you will make one of the traditional "Shadow Box" blocks. You will be walked through all the steps to create and join the blocks together for a 55" x 75" lap quilt.

Cost: $ 140.00
This fast and versatile quilt is perfect for beginners. Strip piecing and chain stitching makes these blocks come together quickly. Special attention will be given to adding sashing and attaching borders and binding, as well as tips and tricks to make your quilting journey a fun one! Come prepared to learn some new skills while finishing off this adorable baby quilt.

Cost: $ 79.00
Who said long armers are the only ones who can quilt with rulers? With these rulers you can do the same thing with a domestic machine! The basic set of templates includes straight lines, circles, arcs and clamshells. Bring some fabric sandwiches and lets quilt some ruler masterpieces!

Cost: $ 35.00
This hands- on class will give you confidence with some of the specialty feet available for your Baby Lock serger. Join Linda and be amazed at the great results these feet will give your projects. Serger and specialty feet required.

Cost: $ 27.00
Have you neglected the wonderful feet for your Babylock serger? Join Pat for 3 hours of hands-on learning! You will be amazed at the great results these feet will give your projects.

Cost: $ 27.00
Snuggle up this winter in a cozy sweatshirt you made yourself! Learn how to make a mens or womens sweatshirt with banded cuffs, waist and neckline. No need to brave the harsh weather to get a new sweatshirt, you'll be ready to make one in a snap.

Cost: $ 54.00
This class will cover many different techniques and tips that will take your serging further. Learn about inserting elastic, roll hemming & pivot, differential feed, tension, how to gather and more. You'll be serging like an expert after this!

Cost: $ 54.00
Using polar fleece and decorative threads practice the flatlock method of joining blocks together to create a one-of-a-kind snugly quilt. This is a great class to refresh your serger flatlock knowledge!

Cost: $ 45.00
Perfect buttonholes, zippers, hems and more don't just happen- practice professional sklls that put you in control of your sewing! Samples will be prepared in class using the best yet easiest methods. This class is a great way to refresh or update your sewing skills to get that top-notch look!

Cost: $ 50.00
Quick, fun and easy to make, join Jane and play with fat quarters to make a cute little "lap hooter" to warm your lap on those cold winter days. Filled with wheat or barley, you can pop them in the microwave to enjoy some warmth!

Cost: $ 54.00
Every sewer needs a pin cushion! Join Jane and learn how to make your own beautiful pin cushion dress form using your favourite fat quarters! The base and top will be provided for you. Thi s is a great piece to add character to your sewing room!

Cost: $ 36.00
We know how much you love your Scan N Cut! Learn how to make either a funky carrying case or a handy dust cover for it in this fun class. Instructor Jeannette will step you through the process, and by the end your machine will have the perfect accessory!

Cost: $ 30.00
These mittens are soft and comforting with a pocket for heat/ice pack to soothe those freezing or aching hands! The neck wrap will help soothe your achy neck and back. Together these will truly help beat the Winter blues and soothe your body, and also make a wonderful gift for anyone in your life who needs a little warming up this season.

Cost: $ 45.00
Time to flex your "software" muscles- join Bev as she puts you through your paces in the various software programs! Bring your computer with the software installed and use a variety of tools and techniques to get the most out of your program. Take home a video CD after the class with each topic recorded for later viewing and practice.

Cost: $ 50.00
Imagine taking that great fitting bra pattern and your bra sewing techniques to a new level. This workshop is for those who want to make more bras from their original pattern, and for those who want to take that pattern and change up the design or style of the bra. This class is all about you and what you would like to make while having Jeanette there to help you in any area of bra making you require. Prerequisites for this workshop are a good fitting bra pattern and previous bra construction knowledge. No kit provided. Bring your bra making supplies.

Cost: $ 200.00
In this class you will learn the construction techniques to make a bra that looks and fits as good or better than ready-to-wear! Specialist Jeanette will adjust each person's pattern to their unique body. A kit that includes white fabrics and supplies will be given to each student. There will be additional supplies available for purchase in class. Please bring a pastel coloured polyester thread for this class.

Cost: $ 305.00
Take your bra making to the next level! Using your fitted bra pattern, Jeanette will teach you how to draft a designer bra that looks like it was purchased in a boutique. Ensure you bring a traced copy of your well fitting bra pattern to class. A kit that includes fabric, findings and drafting instructions will be given to each student.

Cost: $ 275.00
Join Linda in creating a beautiful and simple Elegant Tee. This pattern is a one piece pattern with interchangeable parts to create a simple piece with style and elegance. Pattern included.

Cost: $ 54.00
Take the next step into Boutique fashion with a matching bra and panty set. Both of these items were inspired by actual boutique items. Learn drafting techniques, construction changes and lace magic for the Heather Bra. All the while working towards a pair of panties that actually fit. Both of your completed patterns from this class will give you a template to complete your own unique lingerie for years to come. Prerequisites for this class are a good fitting bra pattern and previous bra construction knowledge.

Cost: $ 305.00
Practice easy, foolproof methods for inserting invisible, lapped and fly zippers using industry techniques. Learn to sew in zippers like a pro! You will complete step by step samples in class to use for future reference.

Cost: $ 40.00
Everyone should have a well fitted pant/trouser in their closet. In this class you will learn measuring techniques and draft a pant foundation pattern. After a test-fit we will make the necessary alterations and perfect the pant block which can be used for other designs.

Cost: $ 250.00
Learn to draft a really great pair of panties that will fit you! Jeanette will teach you how to draft panties fitted to your measurements and will show you how to change up the styles of panties, from briefs to bikinis. Kit includes drafting manual, fabric and elastics for 1 pair of panties.

Cost: $ 195.00
In this course you will learn basic measuring techniques and draft a torso foundation. You will draft a blouse/top with collars, facings, sleeves, darts and learn how to fit and alter the pattern. At the end of the class you will have a custom made torso pattern block.

Cost: $ 250.00
In this ongoing class you will learn how to take measurements and draft a basic skirt block with 2 darts. Learn valuable skirt construction techniques as you design 2 or 3 styles to draft and sew your very own designer skirts!

Cost: $ 250.00
No more struggling trying to find a swimsuit that fits perfectly- learn how to draft and create one yourself! Join specialist Jeanette as she steps you through the process of adjusting each pattern to your unique body measurements. End the 2-day workshop with a brand new swimsuit that'll look fantastic on you, and the skills and knowledge to make your own whenever you need a new one! A kit including fabrics and supplies will be given to each student with additional supplies available for purchase in class.

Cost: $ 290.00
Enjoy three informative and fun days with specialist Ron Collins for the ultimate fitting retreat. Is fitting your nemesis? Bring your favorite patterns, fabric and muslins and let’s start fitting. Go home with patterns altered just for you for the absolute perfect fit!

Cost: $ 325.00
Specialist Joan Statz is back! Learn how to make your own wallet in your favourite colours and fabrics. This is the perfect accessory that fits in a change pocket, many card slots and extra storage for anything else you need. Made with quilted fabric on the outside, you can use any quilted fabric or make your own!

Cost: $ 125.00