Welcome to Thread & Paper Crafts Ltd, located in Salmon Arm, BC

Thread & Paper Crafts Ltd was formerly known as the Sewing Basket. We purchased the Sewing Basket in downtown Salmon Arm in March 2014. In September 2014 we moved to our new location and also changed the store name to Thread & Paper Crafts Ltd.

Our new store is much larger and we have lots of selection! Besides all the fabulous product offerings, we also offer classes for quilting, sewing, knitting, crochet and card making, kids sewing (ages 5 and up), classes on the Longarm machine and more!

Quilting Supplies

We carry a large variety of quilting cottons, flannels, batiks and wide backings.

Knitting Supplies

We carry a large variety of yarns and knitting supplies!

Paper Crafts

Everything you need for scrapbooking and card making!

Classes

We offer many different classes for adults and kids! Check the schedule.

Buy Quilting Kits & More On-Line!

We will ship direct to you from Salmon Arm, BC! Safe and secure. We ship across Canada and the USA for a flat rate of $10.00. Pick up in store also available.

What’s Happening?

    Feb
    20
    Thu
    Kids – Beginner Sewing
    Feb 20 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Kids ages 8 and up can learn to thread a sewing machine, wind a bobbin, and work on sewing straight lines, all while making some great projects! A pillow case, a 9 patch treasure bag, a placemat, a snap bag, and a frayed edge quilt will all be made over the 6 week session. Kids will learn to do a back stitch, a pivot, a 1/4 inch seam, a french seam, try to master a straight line and use an iron. Kids 6 and 7 years old are welcome to come with an adult. Samples are at the store for viewing.

    Thursdays 3:00-5:00 Jan 30-Mar5

    $140 – This covers the supplies for all but two classes (you will pick your own fabric for them).  Also includes machine rental, if needed

    Save 10% if you sign up before Jan 20

    Teacher: Ericka Birkett

    No experience Necessary

    Feb
    21
    Fri
    AccuQuilt go! Cutter Club
    Feb 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

    Check out the amazing Go! Cutter HERE

    If you have an Accu quilt cutter system or Want to see what everyone is talking about, come to this free club. We will share information and show some finished quilts made with the Accuquilt Go! Cutter system.

    Teacher: Carol Van Ommen

    No experience required

    Feb
    23
    Sun
    Donation Quilts
    Feb 23 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

    Drop by and make a quilt to donate to some one in need. Fabric supplied

    Feb
    24
    Mon
    Machine Embroidery club (winter)
    Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

    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**

    Feb
    25
    Tue
    Bargello
    Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

    Make this great design (pattern available at the store) or bring your own idea or pattern and get help.

    Feb 14 Feb 4th and 25th 10:00-4:00 $80 or pay before January 14th and its only $75

    Pattern is extra

    Teacher: Lynn Knox

    Carolyns Cards
    Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

    Join Carolyn each month as she helps you create unique cards, classes are 2.5 hours, the cost is $25 and includes a kit. Pay 10 days in advance and the price will be $22.50. Bring something along to share with the group – a card you’ve made, an idea you saw on pinterest or in a magazine, or a scrap book page  – anything to inspire our creativity.

    This is the sample for February

     

    Feb
    26
    Wed
    Paper crafting order
    Feb 26 all-day

    This is when our paper crafting order is sent in. If you have a special order item that you are looking for please let us know before this date to ensure the fastest arrival of your item. If you have any questions find Carol or Carolyn

    Adult Beginner School of Sewing – daytime
    Feb 26 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

    This class is for people who have limited sewing knowledge and want to learn more in depth projects. Over eight 2.5 hour sessions we will cover the anatomy of a sewing machine, types of presser feet, reading a pattern, rotary cutting, pressing / ironing, using interfacing, and different sewing techniques such as ruffling, pleats, and putting in a zipper – all while making 8 fun useful things to keep for yourself or give as gifts. There is home work for this class.

    Wednesdays 9:30-12:00 Jan 15-Mar 4

    The cost is $170, sign up before Jan 5 and pay only $153

    Teacher: Ericka Birkett

    This class teaches beginner sewing skills but you MUST know how to use your sewing machine, if you do not know how, let us know before hand and we can schedule a lesson for you before the class starts.

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    Kids Level 2 sewing
    Feb 26 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

    This class is for kids who have completed beginner sewing and are ready for more. We will be making a mini zippered pouch, collage appliqué pillow, square baskets, pencil case, and a little creature. Pictures will be posted as soon as the samples are available. If you are interested in this class for your child please send an email to birket8@telus.net, not everyone who has done beginner sewing will be able to do this class, students will be let in at Erickas discretion.

    Jan 29th -Mar 4th  3:30-5:30

    Price of class is $125 and includes some supplies. Sign up before Jan 19th and pay only $115

    Adult Beginner School of Sewing – evening
    Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

    This class is for people who have limited sewing knowledge and want to learn more in depth projects. Over eight 2.5 hour sessions we will cover the anatomy of a sewing machine, types of presser feet, reading a pattern, rotary cutting, pressing / ironing, using interfacing, and different sewing techniques such as ruffling, pleats, and putting in a zipper – all while making 8 fun useful things to keep for yourself or give as gifts. There is home work for this class.

    Wednesdays 6:30-8:00pm Jan 15-Mar 4

    The cost is $170, sign up before Jan 5 and pay only $153

    Teacher: Ericka Birkett

    This class teaches beginner sewing skills but you MUST know how to use your sewing machine, if you do not know how, let us know before hand and we can schedule a lesson for you before the class starts.

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