Upcoming Classes

NEW DATE:  Easy Placemats:

Need a last minute hostess gift? or a quick way to brighten up your dining space? If you haven’t made simple placemats before, this is your chance to learn how. I’m surprised how much people like them, every time I give them away.
Date-Surrey: Wednesday, Dec 11 10:00am – 12:00pm
Fee: $ 15
Instructor: Cindy Newton
Skill Level: Must have Basic Quilting Skills

2 Spots Remaining – Kimberbell Merry & Bright!

Our Kimberbell event is a great way to have fun and get to know machine embroidery. This event is suitable for the beginner all the way to the most advanced embroiderer, you can even test one of our embroidery machines if you don’t have one. In this event you will learn: single-hoop embroidery on a ready-made article, multi hooping, piecing in the hoop, how to install a zipper, embroider a quilted design and so much more. During the 2 days you will make and finish 6 embroidery projects all in the hoop. Included with your Kimberbell event, you’ll receive an exclusive sewing bag completely filled with Kimberbell fabric, paper tape, ribbon, buttons, and more to make six amazing event projects. We’ll even cut the stabilizer for you! You just need to come with your machine and a few basic supplies and be ready to have fun.
Date-Surrey: Thursday, Dec 5 & Dec 6 10:00am – 5:00pm each day
Event Coordinator: Kerri Sketchley & Lori Bandong
Fee: $229

Baby Bib

Got a new baby in your family? This quick bib will be a hit. It is very cute and absorbent. You can make it in 2 sizes so it will fit infants or toddlers. It closes with a velcro clasp to make for easy on and off. Totally washable, every new mom will need more than one. It will become one of your favourite gifts to give.
Date-Surrey: Monday, Dec 2 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Fee: $ 23
Instructor: Cindy Newton
Skill Level: Must have Basic Quilting Skills

Playing With Your Jelly Roll

Do you have a jelly roll or any other set of 2 ½” strips sitting in your stash and are you wondering what to do with it? Well, wonder no more. By sewing all those strips together, you can make a multitude of different blocks. All you need is that Jelly Roll, your sewing machine, a cutting mat, ruler and cutter, and your imagination. Come and have some fun creating unique blocks and make a quilt like nobody else’s.
Date-Surrey: Saturday, Dec 7 10:00am – 4:00pm
Fee: $50
Instructor: Irene Harvalias
Skill Level: Basic Quilting Skills

Hoopsisters Embroidery Club

A whole NEW Hoopsisters Club! We will meet once a Monday,th for a seminar style class on the projects for the Monday,th. We will go over tips and tricks for the projects and review the instructions for the project. This is also a great time to ask questions about past projects, discuss possible trouble shooting issues, share ideas on what you did with the projects and show off completed projects. Bring show and tell and a USB and the files purchased will be loaded during class.
Dates-Surrey: Thursday, Dec 12 10:00am – 11:00am
Dates-Chilliwack: Thursday, Dec 12 10:00am – 11:00am
Fee: N/C
Instructors: Lori Bandong/ Rinda Armstrong
Skill Level: Beginner and Beyond

New! Kimberbell Social Embroidery Club

Do you love to embroider? Do you love to share your work? Do you love to learn new techniques? We will be holding a social embroidery club and demo a new technique each Monday,th. Bring your USB to have new designs loaded each Monday,th. We will not be sewing during this club, just demos and sharing ideas. The club projects will be based off Kimberbell designs that are clever, whimsical and a fun way to learn different embroidery techniques. Even if you have never done machine embroidery before, you will enjoy this club. Kimberbell designs are so cute and have amazing instructions; this club will not disappoint you.
Date-Surrey: Thursday, Dec 19 10:00am – 11:00pm
Date-Chilliwack: Thursday, Dec 19 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Fee: N/C
Teacher: Kerri Sketchley/ Lori Bandong / Lynne Thiessen
Skill Level: Beginner to Advance Embroidery Skills

Sewing Machine Level 2

This class includes different types of buttonholes blind hem , rolled hem, sewing on buttons, stretch stitches, and other stitches on your machine. Learn how important and useful your machines stitches are. For those of you who just purchased a sewing machine at Tom’s or Countryfolk this would be one of your FREE lessons.
Date-Chilliwack: Saturday, Dec 14 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Fee: $10
Instructor: Diana Olson
Skill Level: Beginner

Serger Class Level 2

In level 2 we move onto 3-thread serging. You will learn about 3-thread wide, 3-thread narrow, 3-thread decorative, rolled hem, lettuce edge, pin tucks and spaghetti straps.
Date-Chilliwack: Saturday, Dec 14 10:00pm – 1:00pm
Fee: $20.00
Instructor: Diana Olson
Skill Level: Must have completed Level 1

Day Retreats/ UFO Days

Would you like to spend the day in the company of other quilters, away from the distractions at home? Then you need to sign up for one of our Day Retreats. We will provide a Friday,endly work area, refreshments and even pop in now and then to make sure you are working hard. All you have to do is bring a potluck item/ Bag Lunch and a project(s) you would like to work on.
Date-Surrey: Friday, Dec 20 10:00am – 4:00pm
Fee: $5.00 plus a Pot Luck item
Date-Chilliwack: Friday, Dec 20 10:00am – 4:00pm
Fee: $5.00 plus a Bag Lunch

Embroidery Retreat

Would you like to spend the day in the company of other embroiders, away from the distractions at home? Then you need to sign up for one of our Embroidery Retreats. We will provide a friendly work area. All you have to do is bring a potluck item/ Bag Lunch and a project(s) you would like to work on.
Date-Chilliwack: Wednesday, Dec 18 10:00am – 4:00pm
Fee: $5


Stocking Contest

Would you like to WIN an early Christmas gift? Grand prize will be a gift certificate valued at $100. One for each store. All of our customers (new and old) are invited to participate. The prize will be awarded by random draw. To be eligible to win you will need to make a quilted stocking. All stockings will be donated to charity. All stockings need to in by Saturday, Dec 14 at 5pm.

Tom’s Sewing Centre
#102 – 8338 – 120th St
Surrey, BC
604-507-2841

Countryfolk Fabric
#5 – 45802 Luckakuck Way
Chilliwack, BC
604-824-5643

www.tomssewing.com