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

We are the biggest quilt shop around with a great selection of quilting fabrics, yarn, paper crafting supplies and MORE. We offer classes for all ages, sewing machine repair, or just friendly advice.

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?

May
18
Sat
Open Classroom
May 18 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Come on down and use our great space to do your sewing, quilting, knitting – crochet…whatever you’d like. Bring a friend, or meet a new friend.

$10 and you can drop by anytime between 9:30 and 4:30.

Please note, this is just a time to use our space, there will be no instructor.

 

May
21
Tue
Adult Beginner School of Sewing – Evening
May 21 @ 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 homework for this class.

Tuesday Evenings 6:00-8:30

$170

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 beforehand and we can schedule a lesson for you before the class starts. Lessons on how to use your machine are free if you purchased your machine from Thread & Paper or $30 for 1/2 hour if it was purchased elsewhere.

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May
22
Wed
Machine Servicing / Repair and Scissor Sharpening
May 22 all-day

Machine Repair

EVERY Wednesday Machines will be serviced (and scissors sharpened) IN  the store. What this means is you could wait as little as one day.  Machines can still be dropped off or picked up anytime during our open hours.

You do not need an appointment, just bring your machine in any time. The best plan would be to drop off before 11 am on Wednesday (or Monday or Tuesday is even better)
Plan to pick your machine up LATE on Wednesday – You will get a call as soon as your machine is ready to go.

Basic Sewing machine service $110

Electronic Sewing Machine Service $130

Serger Service $130

Embroidery Machine Service $160

Scissor sharpening $5

Spring Loaded scissor sharpening $7.50

May
23
Thu
Open Classroom
May 23 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Come on down and use our great space to do your sewing, quilting, knitting – crochet…whatever you’d like. Bring a friend, or meet a new friend.

$10 and you can drop by anytime between 9:30 and 4:30.

Please note, this is just a time to use our space, there will be no instructor.

 

May
24
Fri
Stitcher’s Garden Block of the (twice a) Month
May 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Stitcher’s Garden Block of the Month quilt will have you learning to use a different sewing machine presser foot each class. Learn how to utilize decorative stitches and each month explore a new technique with guided instruction and hands on practice. Techniques include machine appliqué, couching, pin tucks, chenille and plenty of decorative stitches.

$199 includes class fee, pattern and instruction. Class will run from 10:00-12:00 but classroom will be open until 2:00 if you’d like to stay and sew.
Some of the feet you will mearn about are; applique foot, border guide foot, circular foot, couching foot, free motion foot, button foot, cording foot, pintuck foot, piping foot, fringe foot, and MORE.

Jan 26th, Feb 9 and 23, March 8 and 22, April 5 and 19, May 10 and 24, June 14

Beginner Quilting – late afternoon
May 24 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 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 3:00-5:00 May 3rd – June 14th

$160

May
25
Sat
Project Bags with Lucille
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Come and make these neat “see-through” bags, to hold your current project or other goodies. $40

Teacher: Lucille Rossouw

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May
27
Mon
Scrap Buster – Crazy Neighbors
May 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Crazy Neighbours

Build your own crazy neighbourhood quilt! Using larger scraps with a huge assortment of colours, we can create some great looking houses.  Adding trees and fussy cutting fabrics can all play a part in this quilt.

Leave No Scrap Behind!

Teacher: Tina Hysop

Skill Level: Beginner

 

May
28
Tue
Bargello Supernova class
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Join Ericka and learn how to make this show stopper! Its actually easier than you’d think. Take your time choosing just the right fabrics and then come for 2 days of sewing (with some homework in between)

We will be making the “supernova” quilt from the book “Twist and Turn Bargello” once you’ve finished it you will want to do more! This is a great quilt as it can be made for anyone and can be easily made masculine, femenine or perfect for a child by choosing the right colors.

This is an intermediate / confident beginner class

Tuesdays April 30 and May 28 10-3

Adult Beginner School of Sewing – Evening
May 28 @ 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 homework for this class.

Tuesday Evenings 6:00-8:30

$170

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 beforehand and we can schedule a lesson for you before the class starts. Lessons on how to use your machine are free if you purchased your machine from Thread & Paper or $30 for 1/2 hour if it was purchased elsewhere.

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