Quilting Confections

Classes

Enjoy classes in our spacious classroom with lots of table space, two oversize ironing boards, design wall, great teachers, and good company. Whether you come with someone you know or venture in on your own, you are sure to make new friends, learn new skills and have a great time! By the way, if you need to cancel a class after registering, you can get a full refund up until one week before the first class.

Free Class for sewing machine customers!Look for the sewing machine icon in our class list. Anyone can take these classes but these specially marked classes are free for our sewing machine customers. Just one more thing we do to make buying a machine from Quilting Confections special!

Thank you for purchasing your supplies at QC for these classes, we appreciate your support.

Imagine Applique Club

Imagine Applique Club 4th Mon each month, 6:00 - 8:00 or 3rd Fri, 10:00 - 12:00
Instructor: Katrina Lagace
Fee: $80
Level: Confident Beginner

If you have purchased our monthly Imagine BOM kits, consider joining one of Katrina's clubs to help keep you on track.  Imagine finishing your blocks!  If you have not purchased the kits you can still join this club.  Purchase the book and use your scraps to create a quilt or some neat home dec projects such as banners, hangings and pillows.  There is still room to sign up in this monthly club!



Hooterville

Hooterville Wed May 23 & 30, 6:00 - 9:00 or Mon Jun 11 & 18, 6:00 - 9:00
Instructor: Katrina Lagace
Fee: $40
Level: Confident Beginner

A bit of piecing and some beautiful machine applique.  Katrina will show you how to get started and how she finished this little quilt.





Three Blind Mice

Three Blind Mice Mon May 28, 10:00 - 4:00
Instructor: Sue Aylesworth
Fee: $40
Level: Confident Beginner

Do you like to have a small quilt on hand for gifting?  This little quilt is perfect for a small child or a table topper.


Friday Morning Strip Club

Friday Morning Strip Club Fridays in June, 1, 8, 22, 29, 10:00 - 12:00
Instructor: Sue Aylesworth
Fee: $60
Level: Confident Beginner

Learn how to piece your odds & ends into some fun projects - cuddle quilts, place mats, table runners - you name it!


Strings Attached Club

Strings Attached Club 1st Sunday, 2nd Monday or 4th Sunday each month
Instructor: Sue Aylesworth
Fee: $60
Level: All are welcome

This is a monthly club and it's so popular we have three time slots to choose from.  Learn about lots of different ways to use your string blocks.  Bring your scrap basket and dip into Sue's scrap basket as well. Spread out and enjoy sewing fun things with like-minded sewists.





Simply Stacked

Simply Stacked Mon Jun 4, 10:00 - 3:00
Instructor: Sue Aylesworth
Fee: $35
Level: Confident Beginner

Learn how to make simple kaleidoscope blocks that you can use for a quilt, runner, wall hanging, or whatever pleases you.  Our focus is on making great blocks!


Selvage or Strip Tote

Selvage or Strip Tote Tuesday, June 5 & 12, 10:00 - 12:30
Instructor: Yvette Sullivan
Fee: $40
Level: Confident Beginner

Yvette will show you how to make this tote from your fabric selvages or from your fabric strip cutoffs.  It measures approximately 16" x 16".


Slow Sew Club

Slow Sew Club 1st Wednesday each month, 1:00 - 5:00
Instructor: Sue Aylesworth
Fee: $60
Level: All are welcome

This is a sewing and social club. Bring your hand work, sew a binding, or do some applique, maybe even knit a rug. We'll enjoy our handwork and sometimes, even a cookie.  




One Block Wonder

One Block Wonder Wednesday, June 6, 13, 27, 6:00 - 8:30
Instructor: Yvette Sullivan
Fee: $60
Level: Confident Beginner

The technique for this quilt offers a way to use one fabric to achieve an amazing result!  Choose a background and a print with a 12- or 24-inch repeat.  To be effective, the print should be large in scale and contain three to five colours.  This class is almost full, but stay tuned for more dates to come.

Hand Embroidery Club

Hand Embroidery Club 1st Thursday each month, 1:00 - 4:00
Instructor: Katrina Lagace
Fee: $60
Level: Confident Beginners are welcome

Bring your own project to work on each month or start your own stitch sampler.  Katrina will also be showing a new stitch each class to add to your repertoire.  It's a relaxing afternoon and the coffee is always on!


BQ3

BQ3 Sat Jun 9 & 23, 10:00 - 1:00
Instructor: Jeannie Hopkins
Fee: $40
Level: Confident Beginner

A large print is the focus of this beautiful quilt.  Jeannie's sample is the 20 block version of the pattern.


Finish Up with Heather

Finish Up with Heather 2nd Thursday, 10:00 - 2:00 and 4th Tuesday, 1:00 - 5:00
Instructor: Heather Northrup
Fee: $60
Level: All are welcome

This is a project oriented sew day. Do you need a bit of help with a project? Did you start something in class and not get it finished?  Join us, bring your UFO and we'll help you figure it out.




Lepidoptera

Lepidoptera One Saturday each month, June 16 - October 13, 10:00 - 1:00
Instructor: Carrie Pilon
Fee: $90
Level: Confident Beginner

Another Elizabeth Hartman pattern.  Carrie will guide you in cutting, organizing your pieces and sewing together this lovely butterfly quilt.  The class will run one Saturday each month from June to October.  We have a suggested colour palette available for you to consider.



Tool Tote

Tool Tote Tues Jun 19, 10:00 - 4:00
Instructor: Jeannie Hopkins
Fee: $60
Level: Confident Beginner

Great bag to store and carry all of your quilting supplies.  There are many pockets, inside and out; and a sturdy frame to keep the bag open while in use.  Cut all your pieces ahead of time and come to class ready to sew.  *This class is full.  Look for another date in September.*




Learn to Quilt - Sue's Star

Learn to Quilt - Sue's Star Wed Jun 20 - Aug 1, 10:00 - 1:00
Instructor: Sue Aylesworth
Fee: $95
Level: All are welcome

In seven weeks, you will make a quilt top, sandwich it, quilt it and finish off with a beautiful binding. The class covers accurate cutting, perfect piecing and squaring up, machine quilting and binding.  After you take this class, you can proceed to our other "Confident Beginner" classes.



Machine Embroidery Club

Machine Embroidery Club 2nd Tues or 3rd Thurs each month, 11:00 - 3:00
Instructor: Tina Phillips
Fee: $60
Level: All levels are welcome.

Come join in some fun each month with fellow embroidery enthusiasts!  We will work on individual projects, socialize and pick up some tips and help along the way.







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Three Bears Sew-Along

Three Bears Sew-Along Every other Wed from Jun 27 - Aug 22, 1:30 - 4:30
Instructor: Heather Northrup
Fee: $0
Level: Confident Beginner

There are many pieces to this quilt, but Heather will break it all down into manageable sections every other week.  The class is free when you purchase this adorable kit by Moda at Quilting Confections.



Baby Chenille

Baby Chenille Sat July 21, 10:00 - 3:00
Instructor: Heather Northrup
Fee: $35
Level: Confident Beginner and up

In this class, Heather will show you how to add 2 1/2" squares and chenille strips to make a cute, yet simple baby quilt.






Machine Embroidery Basics

Machine Embroidery Basics Tuesday evenings, July 3, 10, 17, 31, 6:00 - 9:00
Instructor: Tina Phillips
Fee: $60 OR FREE for our Baby Lock machine customers
Level: Confident beginners and embroidery newbies are welcome

Learn what you need to know about threads, stabilizers and embroidery in general. This is a good place to start if you have a new embroidery machine or if you have a machine still in the box.... pull it out and c'mon in for some fun learning. You'll learn how to stitch designs from your machine as well as imported designs, how to stabilize and how to finish nicely.