Thursday, January 26, 2012

Love February!

Click on the Calendar to zoom in.  February is the month of Love and what's not to love about Sewing!

Monday, January 9, 2012

Gotta Go Bag

Tuesday Jan 31, 10-2  Gotta Go Bag  Round Robin  Use a sewing machine, an embroidery machine, and a serger to make this practical bag.  It goes together quickly and can look so different each time you make it!  Bet you’ll make more than just one! $20 plus pattern and kit.

Michelle's Fan Club

Michelle’s Fan Club  Friday, January 27  1-3 Join us as we work on the first of four projects that incorporate the Baby Go appliqué cutter, embroidery and several fine sewing techniques including ruffles, twin needle tucks, and much more.   

Urban Country Quilts

Wednesday Jan 25, Urban Country Quilts Canadian girls Jeanne Large and Shelly Wicks have been designing since their very popular “Tis the Season” and have brought a modern twist to some traditional quilts.  Join us as we work on one of these fabulous quilts and you’ll have it done in just a few lessons.  10-2  $20/class plus book.

The Everything Goes Bag

Tuesday Jan 24, Everything Goes Bag  What would you say to a zipped bag that holds all of your everyday handbag stuff PLUS your Tablet or iPad™ & your Netbook computer?  Halleluiah!   Two padded pockets inside cleverly stash a 7 ½" x 10 ½" Tablet. In addition there’s room for a 10 ½" x 7 ½" Netbook. The zipped security pocket holds your valuables and there’s tons of inner space for your everyday purse stuff. Zip it up at the top for a sleek and secure look. Made with foam batting for a soft yet stand-upishly wonderful look!  Class, kit and pattern $45.

Girly Pillow

Friday, January 20  Girly Pillow  This charming “In the Hoop” Appliqué block will be sure to bring smiles to the girly girls in your life, even if it is you!  Learn how your embroidery machine  can help you make a quilt block in the hoop and perfect appliqué!  1-3pm  $30 class and kit.

Sunday, January 8, 2012

Mystery Quilt

We have found a Mystery quilt that will put a dent in your stash!  Choose your favourite 12 fat quarters and combine with 3.6m of background.  Add some borders to make a 78x90” quilt that you’ll finish in just four sessions (some homework may be required).  This quilt is simple enough for the beginner, yet visually interesting.  Begins Wednesday January 18, 10-2.  $20/ class. (4 sessions, January 18, February 13, March 21, April 18)  Encore class begins Thursday January 26 6-9pm.

Trace'N Create

Did you get an I-pad or Kindle for Christmas?  How about making a safe place to keep it.  The "Trace ‘n Create" tablet or notebook keeper by Nancy Zieman will help you make a cover that looks great and will keep your reader secure, and provides a convenient hands free support.  Tuesday Jan 17, 10-2.  Class and kit $45.  (Includes Trace ‘N Create Template so you can make a keeper for all your friends!)

Saturday, January 7, 2012

Seams like a Journey

Our Block of the Month “Seams Like a Journey” will take you on a trip through techniques and piecing styles resulting in a cohesive and interesting quilt that takes you on a trip you will look back on with fondness and you’ll be able to take the skills you learn here to your next projects!  Second Wednesday of the month, Pay upfront $240 and get $5.00 bonus bucks with each kit or $25 per month. Begins Wednesday January 11, 10-1.  Encore Class is Thursday evening, January 19, 6-9pm.