Upcoming Classes

Upcoming Classes

Purple Party

This is a lecture/demo trunk show on the MC15000, by Liz Thompson, the Janome educator.  We will inspire you with just some of the sewing, quilting and embroidery possibilities.  We will also introduce the new Janome MC15000 V2 as well as the NEW AcuDesign app. We will show you the new feet & accessories available to this machine.  Sign up now as this will be a fun night.  You do not need to own this machine to enjoy this, there will be ideas to inspire any sewer, quilter or embroiderer.

Date: Surrey: Wed Oct 8 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Fee: N/A

Instructors: Liz Thompson


Stacked Tiles

Stacked Tiles: Come and join me, to make a wonderful Stacked Tiles quilt based on an 8 piece stack pattern. The best thing about doing a stacked quilt is you really don’t know what you are going to get until after you have put the blocks together.  Every quilt is different even if people use the same fabric.  All stacked quilts are usually amazing when finished. Must have Magic Stack ‘n Whack or Stack ‘n Wikipedia Book

Date: Surrey: Sat Oct 4  10:00am – 5:00pm

Chilliwack:  Sat Oct 25  10:00am – 5:00pm

Fee: $52.50 + book $29.95

Instructor: Sandi Bajcar

Skill Level: Intermediate


New Date!!!
Turning Over a New Leaf

 “Turning over a new leaf”:  This is a great pattern that can easily be made into a quilt or beautiful piece of art for your wall that is fun to make.  Batik fabrics compliment the leaf patterns, but any fabric choice would work.  All the leafs are accented by using a quick and easy trapunto technique.

Date: Chilliwack: Sat Oct 19, 30 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Fee: $45.00 + pattern

Instructor: Thirza Prentice

Skill Level: Intermediate


Folded Star Pillow

Folded Star Pillow:  The pillow uses the new stencil from Plum Easy Designs.  The first of its kind, the Folded Star Stencil tool creates a measurement method to place fabric in equal distances from each other and from the center of the star.  Once you have learned this method you can make a multitude of projects with fun folded stars.  Stencil required for class

Date: Surrey: Thurs Oct 9  10:00am – 1:00pm

Fee: $23 + stencil $26.95

Instructor: Kerri Sketchley

Skill Level: Must have Basic Quilting Skills

Rock ‘n Rail Fence

Rock’n’Rail Fence:  This takes the simple ‘rail fence’ and transforms it into a geometrical work of art. It is done with 2 monochromatic colors and can be done with fat quarters! Great way to use those blender fabrics you’ve been collecting. You will be astounded with the end result.

Date: Surrey: Fri Oct 10, Oct 31, Nov 14  1:30pm – 4:00pm

Fee: $56.00 + pattern  $10.95

Instructor: Diana Olson

Skill Level: Confident Beginner

Trip Around the World

Trip Around the World: This is an easy quilt and is fun to do. Right from planning your colors to finishing it by using the internal tie. It is stripped pieced and a fast quilt. Join me as we make a “Trip Around the World” together!

Date: Chilliwack: Sat Nov 1, Nov 15, Nov 29  10:00am – 12:30pm

Surrey: Fri Oct 10, Oct 31, Nov 14  10:00am – 12:30pm

Fee: $56.00 + pattern

Instructor: Diana Olson

Skill Level: Confident Beginner

Twice as Nice Table

Twice as Nice Table Runner:  Looking for something different for your Christmas Table this year.  This could be it.  Using festive fabric and some ribbon and your embroidery machine, make up these presents that button together to make a table runner, so cute.
Date: Surrey: Mon Oct 20 & Nov 3  10:00am – 1:00pm

Fee: $45

Instructor: Liz Busby

Skill Level: Basic Sewing and Embroidery Skills

All Spruced Up

All Spruced Up:  With the Square in a Square® way, this little tree is simple and picture perfect. It can be “All Spruced Up” before Christmas Eve. The size is an estimated 34˝x38˝.  A great size to hang on your wall.  Beginner quilting experience and Square in a Square™ ruler (big or small) are required.

Date: Surrey:  Mon Oct 20 & Nov 3 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Fee: $30

Instructor: Tom Sketchley

Skill Level: Basic Quilting Skills


Christmas Tree

Christmas Tree:  This little Christmas tree is made of folded triangles which are then put together by hand, and then you add the decorations of your choice.  All you need is one light and one dark fabric, or two contrasting fabrics.  They make a great change from a wreath at your door, or a small present.  Your family could each use one!

Date: Surrey: Thurs Oct 23  10:00am – 4:00pm

Fee: $45.00

Instructor: Irene Harvalias

Skill Level: Beginner


Walking Foot

Walking Foot Quilting 

Walking Foot Quilting  How do you know where to quilt? Choosing patterns and planning what to do can be easier than you think. Using your walking foot is the easiest way to finish quilting some of those tops we all have. We will discuss threads and tips and tricks. Bring a quilt already basted with pins, thread or spray baste, and we will make a plan for it and get it underway.

Date: Surrey: Sat Oct 25   12:00pm – 4:00pm
          Fee: $ 30
          Instructor: Cindy Newton
Skill Level: Must have Basic Quilting Skills

Penguin Antics

Penguin Antics:  Applique in your embroidery machine is so much fun.  Come and learn how to mix traditional applique and embroidery.  This method is fast and accurate to stitch as you are not using the stitch cut method.  This project was designed to be cut out using a fabric cutter, do it yourself or purchase a kit.  Kits available for $40

Date: Surrey: Mon Nov 17 & Dec 1  10:00am – 1:00pm

Chilliwack: Oct 16 & Oct 30  10:00am – 1:00pm

Fee: $45 + pattern $45

Instructor: Kerri Sketchley/ Judi Campbell

Skill Level: Must have Basic Quilting & Embroidery Skills

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