Free Seminars at our Open House Events


Open House

 Surrey: Tues April 1  10am – 5pm

Chilliwack Wed April 2  10am – 5pm


  Come join us for a day of FREE seminars, fun and great sales.  Watch the email for a detailed listing of seminars and times.

Pre-Open House

Free Events

Tips and Tricks for Perfect Embroidery:  With Embroidery you can make clothes, quilts and many other projects really stand out with that extra wow factor.  Think of embroidery like baking, we have a recipe to follow.  When you first start out the recipe is a must each step of the way, as you advance you don’t have to keep the recipe so close but you can always learn new tricks.  If you are a beginner or experienced embroiderer this will be good for you.  Call to reserve your spot.

Date: Surrey: Tues Mar 25  2pm – 5pm


Instructor: Tom Sketchley

  Square ‘n a Square Make ‘n Take:A “Make-N-Take” is the best way to get a hands on try of something and find out if you like it.  It is also a good refresher for something you bought years ago and keep meaning to get out and start using.  Square in a square is an amazing ruler that makes short work out of 39 different blocks.  In our Make ‘n take we will just scratch the surface by making 3 of them.  Come and Sew and have fun while playing with one of the most creative and helpful tools out there. Call to reserve your spot.

              Date: Surrey: Wed Mar 26 10am – 11am or 11:30am – 12:30pm

              Fee: FREE

Instructor: Tom Sketchley

New Tools for Quilting and Sewing?:  Sometimes  a new tool is the next best thing to sliced bread and sometimes it is like that gadget you got 15 years ago that is still in the box in the bottom of a drawer.  Come check out these new tools that make your life of sewing and quilting easier.  See them demo’d and explained and what makes them top drawer, everyday use tools.  Call to reserve your spot.

Date: Surrey: Wed Mar 26  2pm – 4pm

Chilliwack: Fri Mar 28  10:00am – 12:00pm

Fee:  FREE

Instructor: Tom Sketchley, Diana Olson

All in the Hoop Make ‘n Take:Have you always wanted to know a little more about the embroidery craze?  If so, come make a project all in hoop.  This is your chance to try an embroidery machine and see how much fun and easy they are to use.  Call to book your spot as seating is limited for this event.

Date: Surrey: Thurs Mar 27  2pm – 4pm

Chilliwack: Fri Apr 4  10:00am – 12:00pm


Instructor: Liz Busby/ Kerri Sketchley

Paper Foundation Piecing Make ‘n Take:   Would you like to discover why so many quilters choose Paper Foundation Piecing for stitching tiny and sometimes more intricate blocks? If the answer is yes, then sign up for this Make and Take Session where you will stitch a small zippered case featuring a small Paper Foundation Pieced block.  A kit will be provided for a small fee and you will use one of the shop’s sewing machines. All you need to bring to class are your basic sewing supplies.   Call to book your spot.

Date: Chilliwack: Thurs Mar 27  10:00am – 12:30pm

Fee: $2

Instructor: Maureen Goldsmith

Tom’s Sewing Machine

#102 – 8338 – 120th St
Surrey, BC

Countryfolk Fabric
#5 – 45802 Luckakuck Way
Chilliwack, BC


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