Come and learn how to use your embroidery machine or learn how to use it BETTER. This session we will be making a quilt from an embroidery design. The pattern for the quilt will be supplied, you will need to get the embroidery designs. We will also be trying new techniques each month, which you may or may not try, this is your choice.
**Purchase a Janome Embroidery machine from Thread & Paper and receive a FREE session of machine embroidery classes**
Carol Cooney has a scrappy approach to quilting and shows various options for students to use their stash effectively. Pattens and notes are given each class. Various topics are discussed, such as ways to make it scrappy, storage, using pre-cuts etc.) After the lesson, students work on whatever projects they wish and Carol gives individual attention throughout the day. 3 classes $75, or $30 for a single class, but must register first
Do you want to quit your own quilts on a long arm machine? Don’t have the room? Take our Handi-Quilter rental class and then you can come and quilt your quilts on our big machine. The class is $100 and runs from 10-4, practice quilts, batting and thread are supplied, just bring a notebook.
Classes can be booked at your convenience with adequate notice.
Easy, no-sew rug. Make a rug in colours to match your quilts and decor or use up your scraps.
October 23rd 10:00-12:00 $20 or pay before Oct 13th and its only $17.50.
Teacher: Carol Van Ommen
All skill levels
Drop in and work on what ever you’re working on in the company of others. Free if you have taken a class with us in the past 6 months, $5 if not
Come and learn how to use your Janome machine, or learn how to use it BETTER. This 3 part class is $15 (to cover the cost of the kit) for anyone who purchased their sewing machine from Thread & Paper, if your machine was purchased else where the price will be $35 for all 3 classes and the kit. Lucille will answer any questions you have about your machine and teach you about all of the different attachments, features and tricky things it can do…..come and see what you can learn to get the most out of your machine!
October 4th, 11th, and 25th
From the first cut to the final step of binding your quilt, Lucille will guide you in creating this gorgeous quilt. Learn cutting, piecing, building a border, and quilting and binding your quilt.
You will be able to complete all of your future quilts with confidence.
Fridays 6:00-8:00 Sept 20 – Nov 8, no class Oct 18
$140 or sign up before Sept 10 and pay only $126
Don’t be afraid to try this fun adventurous skill, let Lucille share her tips and tricks while you create a practice sample piece, so you can eventually quilt your own quilts, bags, place mats and more! $66 includes kit. Sign up before Oct 16 and pay only $60
Drop by and make a quilt to donate to some one in need. Fabric supplied
“My Wooly Red Wagon” is a 40 x 52 inch wool applique quilt with 12 quilt blocks that represent the 12 months of the year. Carolyn will guide you through The basics of hand stitched wool appliqué And show you some alternative ways to use your blocks, A substitute pattern for July will be provided seeing as we are Canadian! Come and stitch some or all of these fun read wagons! (You can Use flannel instead of wool if you choose. Instructions for these changes will be provided.)
Teacher: Carolyn Visser
Please note class times – Sept is 9:30-2:00, Oct and Nov are 9:30-12:00