Upcoming Classes

LandscapeArtistic Landscape

Bring a picture of a landscape or use mine as a basis for a fun, creative wall quilt. Desert, mountain, water, sky,…. anything is possible. We use fabrics and yarns for texture and colour to create a unique piece.
Date – Surrey: Saturday, June 16 /10:00am – 4:00pm
Fee: $ 45
Instructor: Cindy Newton
Skill Level: Beginner & Beyond

Snaps and Pops

Charm squares, strips and an accent colour and this pattern really does pop. Cut your own or use pre-cuts and make a quilt top that will surely be a treasure. It could easily be done in brights or baby colours or coordinated for a lovely couch quilt. 6 hours Pattern required.
Date – Surrey: Saturday, June 23 / 10:00am – 4:00pm
Fee: $ 45 + Pattern $14.95
Instructor: Cindy Newton
Skill Level: Beginner & Beyond


The Marti Michell templates make curved piecing easier than you ever thought possible. This little quilt is really just a drunkard’s path but it somehow looks new and fresh. Try something new. Don’t let the curves scare you off, It really is easier than you think. Template required.
Date – Surrey: Saturday, June 30 / 11:00am – 4:00pm
Fee: $ 37.50 + pattern $8.00
Instructor: Cindy Newton
Skill Level: Must have Basic Quilting Skills

Criss Cross

Criss Cross is a stunning quilt made from two simple blocks set on point. The alternating blocks create a dynamic quilt that comes together quickly and easily!
Date – Surrey: Saturday, July 7 / 10:00am – 4:00pm
Fee: $ 45 + pattern $14.95
Instructor: Cindy Newton
Skill Level: Must have Basic Quilting Skills

New Date! Waterwheel Table Topper

The Waterwheel pattern is a Cut Loose Press pattern, which is different than a traditional Quiltworx pattern in that it utilizes various tools and Charm Elements which are stand alone blocks put together to create fast, fun, projects and layouts aimed at the beginner or someone that simply wants to try out a fast project to learn a new technique or how to use a new tool. This table topper has 2 simple units that are repeated and arranged to make the topper.
Date – Chilliwack: Saturday, July 28 / 10:00am – 4:00pm
Fee: $45 + Pattern $44.95
Instructor: Julie Faulkner (Quiltworx Certified Instructor)
Skill Level: Must have Basic Quilting Skills

New! Sisterhood Retreats Embroidery Club

This club is an amazing value. This semester each month we will have a different theme: Beach Retreat, Zoo Animals and BBQ Retreat are the next classes. Each month you will receive multiple projects to sew but we will make 1 in class. During club we will learn multiple embroidery techniques while making fun useful projects. This club has been designed to work on all current brands and models of embroidery machines. Each month at least 1 project can be done in a 4 x 4 hoop but some projects need an 8” x 11” hoop. This club is a great way for the beginner or the experienced embroiderer to become more familiar with their embroidery machine.

Dates – Surrey: Thursday, Apr 26, May 24, Jun 28 / 10:00am – 1:00pm
NEW DATES – SURREY: Wednesday, Apr 25, May 23, Jun 27 / 10:00am – 1:00pm
Dates – Chilliwack: Tuesday, Apr 24, May 22, Jun 26 / 10:00am – 1:00pm
Fee: $20 each session (must sign up for the whole term)
Pattern Fee: $9.95 each session Instructors: Lori Bandong/ Jan Komori
Skill Level: Beginner and Beyond

Embroidery Club

We have put together 3 sessions of classes that are designed to get any beginner familiar with the basics of using your embroidery machine. This is a fun class for those just starting to embroider. In this class you will learn basic skills and techniques while using designs that emphasize a variety of things that are essential as you move onto more complex projects. All machines welcome.

Date – Chilliwack: Sat Apr 27, May 26, Jun 23 10:00am – 1:00pm
Fee: $25 each session (must sign up for the whole term, pattern included)
Instructors: Judi Campbell (Jan Komori)
Skill Level: Beginner

The Strip Club

No we haven’t gone completely crazy! But you know the saying “girls just gotta have fun!” What we are going to do is provide you with yet another way to create exciting quilts using either pre-cut strips or strips you can cut from your stash. We will have some great ideas on how you can work with these strips in a variety of projects. This club takes place once a month. There will be lots of fun along with goodies, coffee and tea! Aren’t you just a bit curious?

Date – Surrey: Thursday: Apr 12, May 10, Jun 14 10:00am – 11:00am
Date – Chilliwack: Wed: Apr 18, May 16, Jun 20 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Fee: No Charge
Instructor: Cindy Newton/ Diana Olson
Skill Level: Beginner and Beyond

Cake Therapy and Beyond

We have a whole new line up of fun classes and patterns this year for Cake Therapy. If you haven’t already attended Cake Therapy, then it’s time you did and find out what you are missing. All we are going to tell you is it takes place once a month at both stores and there are NO FEES for these sessions, but there will be cake! And of course, laughter, friends, coffee and tea! What quilter doesn’t need a little “Therapy”, so sign up today to reserve your spot.

Date – Chilliwack: Wed Apr 4, May 2, Jun 6 – 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Date – Surrey: Thurs Apr 26 – 2:00pm – 3:00pm or Sat Apr 28 – 9:30am – 10:30am
Thurs. May 24 – 2:00pm – 3:00pm or Sat May 26 – 9:30am – 10:30am
Thurs Jun 28 – 2:00pm – 3:00pm or Sat Jun 30 – 9:30am – 10:30am

“Quilt Til You Wilt”

These evenings continue to be very popular! Come in for an evening of “Fun and Finishing”. Bring in those UFOs and the staff will guide you in finishing them. It’s always a lot more fun to work with other quilters. We’ll have coffee, tea, and hot chocolate on hand. You can bring your own dinner. Come to one or come to them all. Bring along any project that you want to work on. Call us now to reserve your spot as these sessions fill very quickly.

Date – Surrey: Fri Apr 20, May 18, Jun 22 5:00pm – 11:00pm
Fee: $15 (Dinner NOT provided)

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 friendly 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: Fri Apr 6, May 4, Jun 15 10:00am – 4:00pm
Fee: $5.00 plus a Pot Luck item
Date – Chilliwack: Fri Apr 27, May 25, Jun 22 10:00am – 4:00pm
Fee: $5.00 plus a Bag Lunch

More classes available at http://www.klssewing.ca/toms_sewing/class_schedule.html

Tom’s Sewing Centre
#102 – 8338 – 120th St
Surrey, BC

Countryfolk Fabric
#5 -45802 Luckakuck Way
Chilliwack, BC