Friday, September 9, 2011

Trees to Trim

Here’s your chance to decorate some Christmas trees! This simple Wallhanging will get you into the Christmas spirit with four different trees embellished four different ways; or make them the same if you desire! The star in the sashing brings the eye to the center of the quilt and the cleverly pieced border adds interest. Tuesday Nov 22 10-2. Class Pattern and kit $45

Autumn Leaves by Eleanor Burns

Whether you make the Wallhanging or Table runner this project will come together quickly and includes the 4 1/2 On Point Ruler and if the 2x4 inch Mini Geese ruler is already in your short cut kit it will come in handy! This project uses only 4 fat quarters for the leaves, 1\4 yd for background, and 1\2 yd for the border. Even with so few fabrics the design really packs a punch and Eleanor Burns always makes clear instructions. It won‘t be long before this project is gracing your table! Tuesday Sept 27 10-1 Class, kit and pattern with template, $40.

Notebook Cover

Explore the hidden secrets of the bobbin! You`ll be amazed at what your machine can do. Learn about Bobbin work and create a notebook cover using a flip and sew method, embellish with heavy weight threads you would never dream about using on the sewing machine. Once you make one it will be hard to stop; these will make a fabulous gift for friends at Christmas. Class, kit and instructions $35. Nov 8 10-1 or Nov 10 6-9pm.  Sample in the store.

Sashiko Purse or Christmas Stocking

The Sashiko stitch looks so interesting on velvet and using the flip and stitch technique with textured trims or yarns can add such dimension and interest. This trendy bag will get comments wherever you go or make the stocking; Santa won’t be able to pass it by! Learn some unique Sashiko techniques and make a fashionable purse or elegant stocking. Class, kit and instructions, $30 Tuesday Oct 25 10-1 or Thursday Oct 27, 6-9



Bet you didn’t think you could “paint” with your sewing machine! This class is so much fun, you’ll learn how to combine and layer the stitches on your sewing machine creating depth and amazing botanical inspired one of a kind art pieces you will be proud to display or give as a gift. Class, kit and Instructions $30 Tuesday Oct 4, 10-1 or Thursday Oct 6 6-9pm.

Serger Camisole

Serger Camisole

I’ll bet you didn’t think you could make such a delicate garment on the serger but you will be amazed at the fine pintucks and how easily the laces go together with the fine cotton. This camisole looks lovely and the combed cotton voile feels soothing to the skin. Saturday, Sept 17 12-4pm or Wednesday, Sept 21 10-2

French Braid Serger Runner

French braid Serger Runner

You’ll enjoy this new twist on the French braid. Expand your serging and quilting knowledge with this fully reversible table runner and get it done in one day! Class, kit and Pattern $45 Thursday, Sept 29 1-4pm

Mystery Table Runner

I love to spend the weekend with a great mystery book; the suspense and thrill of solving a puzzle is so much fun! I think you’ll feel the same way about this table runner and it won’t take you the whole weekend! Just one afternoon is all you’ll need. Kits are of Christmas or Autumn Colours. Follow the clues and all will be revealed! Class, kit and Pattern $40. Tuesday, Sept 13 10-1, or Saturday, Sept 15 6-9pm.  No picture 'cuz then it wouldn't e a mystery!

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Fall Spectacular Runner

Now that cooler temperatures have arrived we are entertaining indoors instead of out on the patio and it`s so nice to add the warm touch of Autumn colours to the table with this gorgeous Runner. The panel is the perfect starting point and pulls all the fabrics together. This Chinese Lantern style setting teaches how to sew corner to corner and looks much more complex than it is. Class, kit and instructions $45. Thursday, Sept 22, 12-4 or Saturday, Oct 1, 12-4