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Come see what's new from Brother and join us for Mickey's Spooky Luminaire launch! Check out their latest machines (including the Luminaire and ScanNCutDX) as well as some fantastic new products, accessories & more. Only $10 to reserve your spot, and you get a $10 CSM gift card as well as a Halloween goody bag!

Cost: $ 10.00
Carry your lunch, make-up, overnight items, or the entire contents of your handbag in luxury as you learn to create this bag from the Emmaline Bag pattern! This is a versatile project that features a wire frame that helps hold the top open wide for easy access. Customize the zipped bag to suit your needs by choosing from 2 handle styles, vinyl coating the interior and adding the optional outside zipper pocket.

Cost: $ 55.00
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!)

Cost: $ 60.00
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: $ 140.00
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: $ 105.00
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: $ 60.00
Many people find it difficult to 'fit' clothes for themselves- it can be difficult to take your own measurements or see how a garment is fitting around your back. Sure-Fit Designs is a pattern system of fitting and sewing patterns, that offers seamstresses worldwide the opportunity to sew clothing from patterns that fit exclusively to their unique body shape and size. Come join us for their presentation and learn how to fit and sew for any person, no matter the height, width or body irregularities, quickly and easily every time. As your body changes you can even re-use the patterns and tools for all your fitting and sewing with no additional items needed for that great fit! You won't need to purchase another commercial pattern again.

Cost: $ 55.00
Many people find it difficult to 'fit' clothes for themselves- it can be difficult to take your own measurements or see how a garment is fitting around your back. Sure-Fit Designs is a pattern system of fitting and sewing patterns, that offers seamstresses worldwide the opportunity to sew clothing from patterns that fit exclusively to their unique body shape and size. Come join us for their presentation and learn how to fit and sew for any person, no matter the height, width or body irregularities, quickly and easily every time. As your body changes you can even re-use the patterns and tools for all your fitting and sewing with no additional items needed for that great fit! You won't need to purchase another commercial pattern again.

Cost: $ 55.00
This one day event is for all Husqvarna Epic owners OR those that are interested in purchasing an Epic machine! Lunch will be provided and you will spend the day learning all about hoops, feet, and the incredible features that the Epic has to offer! Samples will show you some of the things you didn't know you can do and you will leave with tons of tips and tricks. Epic Owners A full day with a great lunch supplied. 4 stations set up ( need to borrow staff machines and floor models) 4 stations set up to show and teach the Epic features Feature the hoops , have samples to show and feet Hit up Max for some swag to out into bags.

Cost: $ 75.00
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
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 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
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
This is a simple but effective way to make a festival table runner- and lucky you, you get to make two of them! Learn how to work with the 60 degree triangle ruler to actually twist and turn the design to achieve beautiful results, especially with festive Christmas fabric! All you need is to find the border design fabric and join the class to explore the world of triangles.

Cost: $ 45.00
This class is designed for people with little or no sewing experience. You will be able complete a pair of pull on pants and an over the head top. The course will cover tools for the trade, how to read a pattern envelope including how to determine your size, fabric selection, pattern preparation and basic fitting. The suggested pattern is McCalls M2476 and the instructor will have some these patterns for sale. This is a fun class and geared to inspire you to join the sewing world. You must use your own sewing machine- it must be in working order and you must know how to use 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
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 class is ESSENTIAL for knowledge on binding! Nothing finishes off a beautiful quilt better than a beautiful binding! Learn how to do the basic double fold French binding, a wrapped binding and continuous bias binding for a quilt with curved or scalloped edges. New this class- a two colour piped binding no more difficult than regular binding but looks terrific and complicated!

Cost: $ 30.00
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
We are so excited to host another of Ann Walsh's fantastic workshops! Ann says: "Feathers are one of the most popular quilting designs, and one of my very favourite designs to stitch. They come in all varieties from simple to hyper quilted swirling motifs and once you learn and practice some basic feather shapes, there's no end to what you can do with them. I'm excited to share my love of free motion feathers with you during this class!" The first part of the class will be lecture/demo style and then we will dig into the hands on portion where you will quilt out your own feather designs on a small quilt sandwich. The class sample picture is an example of what we will cover but bring your burning questions along and let's have some fun together!

Cost: $ 85.00
We are so excited to host Ann Walsh of Ann Walsh Quilting for a Free Motion Quilting Basics class! Ann is an absolute rockstar when it comes to free motion, and she's here to share her skills and knowledge with you! Ann says: "I love to share my passion for free motion quilting! Join me for this absolute beginner class where I will help you put aside your free motion fears, start doodling on fabric with thread, unleash your own creativity and become more comfortable with the process. You can do it! Learn about thread, tension & marking tools, and learn to stitch a variety of basic designs by filling a mini quilt sandwich of your own."

Cost: $ 75.00
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
Who says that a baby quilt has to be busy with motifs and bright colours? This simple pastel quilt will fit right in with chic and modern home decor, a perfect addition to the nursery. The hearts will say it all.. I love you, baby! Make it scrappy with a few fat quarters or limit each colour to just a couple, the choice is yours. These make wonderful baby shower, birthday and Christmas gifts for the little ones.

Cost: $ 50.00
BACK by popular demand! Using the One-Block-Wonder technique you can take a single fabric, and with precise cutting and straight line seams you will create unique kaleidoscope blocks that result in a striking and one-of-a-kind quilt. The results are stunning! Great for beginner and intermediate quilters.

Cost: $ 110.00
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
Who knew that adding a little something to a simple rail fence could turn it into something so different and interesting? The best part is, this quilt may look complicated but its a GREAT beginner quilter project! It only needs two basic colours that you can probably find in your stash. No stash? A few fat quarters or yardage will help you make your masterpiece. This quilt will be a cozy addition to your home for the holidays, and Lois will help you every step of the way. Easy to change the size for a baby quilt or a full size bed.

Cost: $ 50.00
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
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 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 light coloured fabrics and supplies will be given to each student. There will be additional supplies available for purchase in class. Please bring a pastel coloured or white polyester thread for this class.

Cost: $ 325.00
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. Please bring fuschia coloured thread for this class.

Cost: $ 295.00
Join Jeannette 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
Intimidated by zippers? Practise 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. Discover notions, tips and zipper feet that will make all the difference and give you a fun experience.

Cost: $ 40.00
Make your own wearable work of art with this unique jacket! We've borrowed so many quilting techniques for this jacket and combined it with the principles of garment sewing -good fit and figure flattering shaping - to make a jacket you will love wearing. Optionally, with a little extra technique this can also be made as a reversible jacket. This is an intermediate to advanced project but your experienced instructor will guide you through each step of the way.

Cost: $ 150.00
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: $ 310.00
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