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!


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?

    Machine Embroidery (fall)
    Oct 21 @ 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**

    Absolutely Scrappy Club -Fall
    Oct 22 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

    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


    Handi-Quilter Rental Class
    Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

    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.

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    Rag Rug
    Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

    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

    Finish it Up
    Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    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

    Janome Club
    Oct 25 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

    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

    Beginner Quilting – evening
    Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

    beginnerquiltclass_nFrom 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


    Beginner Free Motion Quilting
    Oct 26 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

    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

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    Donation Quilts
    Oct 27 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

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

    Little Red Wagon Stitch Along
    Oct 28 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm

    “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

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