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From paper to pattern, join Jeanette as she teaches you how to draft your bra by using your specific measurements. By implementing the Beverly Johnson Bra Drafting Method, you will learn how to take proper measurements and use these measurements to draft your pattern. This drafting method starts with the under wire and works it way to a fully finished full band bra. This intensive course will give you the tools to provide a custom fit bra for yourself, your friends, family or clients. Prerequisite: must have taken a beginner bra class or have the knowledge to construct a full frame bra as you will be required to sew at least 1 - 2 bras at during the class.

Cost: $ 975.00
Holiday gift tags and cards are fun and easy to make with the help of your Brother Scan N Cut CM650W. This is a hands-on class using your electronic cutter. You will go home with loads of cards and tags ready to use for the upcoming holiday season. We will cover welding, sizing, combining, scanning etc. A tutorial on how to use the Scan N Cut Workspace will be included so you can create your own designs at home. A kit containing papers, glitters, and incidentals is included in the class. This is a project oriented class but you must be familiar with your cutter. (Photo is just an example, you will have different card options to choose from!)

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: $ 135.00
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: $ 135.00
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: $ 100.00
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: $ 100.00
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: $ 100.00
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: $ 100.00
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: $ 100.00
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: $ 100.00
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: $ 100.00
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: $ 100.00
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: $ 100.00
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: $ 100.00
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: $ 100.00
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: $ 100.00
You will learn about stabilizers, threads, etc to make your machine embroidery awesome! Also how to transfer designs to your machine.

Cost: $ 100.00
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: $ 100.00
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: $ 100.00
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: $ 100.00
In this class you will learn about the parts of your serger, your accessories, threading and basic 3 and 4 thread techniques.

Cost: $ 100.00
In this class you will learn the parts of your serger, your accessories, threading and basic 3 and 4 thread techniques.

Cost: $ 100.00
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: $ 100.00
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: $ 100.00
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: $ 100.00
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
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 2019 and is the second session- the first session ran from September to November of 2018.

Cost: $ 225.00
This class is designed as a family friendly environment with a child/parent (or adult) team learning to quilt together! Sewing and quilting basics and safety will be covered. The quilt has nine different blocks covering the most common block assembly techniques. Each student will make their own quilt in their preferred fabric choices. Blocks are made using fat quarters or half metre pieces. Finished quilt size is approximately 46" x 46". Instructions will be provided in class for each block as well as how to finish the quilt. Sewing machines will be provided for use in the classroom.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 December of 2018.

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 March 2019 and is the second quarter of the first session that ran September to November of 2018.

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 to March 2019 and is the second quarter of the first session that ran September to November of 2018.

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. (Sept to November)

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. This is the second quarter of the session that ran from September to November 2017.

Cost: $ 225.00
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
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: $ 100.00
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
This class is designed for people with some sewing experience. In this class we will pick up where the Learn to Sew 1 class left off. At the orientation class we will discuss your choice of pattern according to your sewing experience. You will learn more about pattern alterations and fitting. We will do samples for putting in various zippers besides putting a suitable zipper in the garment being made in class. We will practice doing button holes and machine sewing on buttons.

Cost: $ 200.00
Does this describe you? "I just bought a long arm. I mainly use pantographs but I'd love to do free motion. I just need a little help getting started." Well let the fun begin! This is an easy class for beginners and a great refresher. Did you know every quilting design is made of simple shapes? Bumps + Swoops create bananas, blooms, ribbon candy, paisleys, swirls, curls, stipples and clever combinations will inspire your creativity. Easy stitch paths will build your confidence. Play on paper first to develop your muscle memory. Then quilt with our fabulous new Handi Quilter Amara long arm machines. Choosing designs and thread that are best for you and your quilt has never been easier. Learn, laugh and love what you quilt.

Cost: $ 125.00
Do you love feathers but don't know where to begin? It's easier than you think. Start with Spineless feathers that have no backtracking or re-tracing your lines. Then explore the Bump Back method. Change the plumes to add more whimsy. Using a clear stitching path will build your confidence. Play on paper first to develop your muscle memory. Practice your feathers with our wonderful new Handi Quilter Amara long arm machines. Feather any space with a little whimsy. Join Marjiree for a day of feather happy quilting.

Cost: $ 125.00
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 long arm machines!

Cost: $ 75.00
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 long arm machines!

Cost: $ 75.00
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
A neutral background and a couple of contrasting colours and you have yourself this interesting twist on a zigzag! Simple piecing is a bonus for this beautiful and unique quilt- a few fat quarters for variety and you're on your way to a masterpiece that looks far more complicated than it really is. Don't be intimidated, this is a fun project good for beginners or intermediate quilters that can easily be change from baby to king size quilt, whichever you'd prefer!

Cost: $ 50.00
Bored with straight lines and yearn for curves? Learn how to stitch in any direction and explore your free motion quilting creativity with quilting expert Marjiree as your guide! Say hello to circles, pebbles, rocks, sand, string of pearls, ovals and loopy combos. Add texture or whimsy to modern and traditional quilts. Have fun practicing in class!

Cost: $ 70.00
Learn how to make this stunning quilt by playing with colours, patterns and batiks to create your very own Desert Sky, Foundation paper piecing is often seen as complex but it's not! In this class you will master the few technical skills required to construct the precise details in your quilts. You will develop the paper piecing knowledge needed for any future project you'd like to complete, and the sky's the limit! Opal will help you bring your creation to life.

Cost: $ 86.00
This class is a delightful introduction into the world of feathers, which is an essential technique in the world of quilting. Use simple lines to create the illusion of abstract feathers, with no backtracking or re-stitching your lines making it easy to do! Play with your creativity and try some fun feathered fills too on your domestic machine.

Cost: $ 70.00
Applique is a great way to add that special touch to your projects. Let this intro course be your guide as you step into the world of applique and learn the tips and techniques to take your skills further. Instructor Jeannette will help you learn how to turn inside corners, outside corners, circles and more! You'll be an applique expert in no time.

Cost: $ 30.00
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
This raw edge applique project is a great class for a novice quilter. Bright and colourful (or soft and muted, whichever colours you prefer!), this art quilt is a delightful addition for any child's room. You have the option of making either a wall hanging (as per pattern) or a baby quilt (like store sample). A free pattern is provided!

Cost: $ 70.00
This course is designed to teach people who are starting their journey in quilting. You will learn all the basic techniques which are needed to successfully make a quilt. In a relaxed atmosphere, we will be making one of the traditional blocks called "Railway Fence", then join these blocks together into a 52" x 60" lap size quilt. This course will walk the students through all the steps; starting from the first straight cut to the finishing binding.

Cost: $ 150.00
Easy enough for beginners, this beautiful runner will add a touch of class to your Christmas table. The bias Christmas tree on the end can be changed out for some other motif if you would like. The Christmas tree is quick, easy and looks very elegant.

Cost: $ 57.00
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: $ 50.00
Have extra scraps lying around? Why not turn it into a project! This fun rug or placemat can be made from the scraps of batting and fabric that you can't seem to part with. The best part is you don't need much of anything! You can make it totally random or choose only a couple colours to calm it down. Black and white prints look great as do a combination of jewel tones, brights or pastels- the choice is yours.

Cost: $ 29.00
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. Intermediate to Advanced class.

Cost: $ 50.00
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!

Three days with Ron Collins and the ultimate sewing retreat. Is fitting your nemesis? Bring your favorite patterns and muslins to uncover tips and techniques for fitting. Go home with patterns altered just for you. Is it time to liberate some of those fabrics you are afraid to cut into? With Ron by your side and you working on whatever you want, he will teach you some time saving techniques for professional looking results. It's time for you to come and relaxed 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!

Cost: $ 325.00