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.

Stash and Dash

Stash and Dash Wed Feb 6 & 20, 10:00 - 1:00
Instructor: Jeannie Hopkins
Fee: $40
Level: Confident Beginner

An organizer to hold your sewing supplies, small parts, or jewellery.  Jeannie will show you how to apply zippers and mesh for a professional finish.





                    


Set Sail

Set Sail Feb 21, Mar 21, Apr 18, May 16, 1:00 - 4:00
Instructor: Heather Northrup
Fee: $60
Level: Intermediate

A Jaybird Quilt pattern using the Super Sidekick ruler.  Join Heather to piece together this fun quilt.  The sample is a lap size, but you can make any size you wish.  You will learn how to piece different combinations of diamonds, border each one and then join them together diagonally in rows.  This is a free class if you purchased your Baby Lock sewing machine at Quilting Confections.



                    

Beginner Free Motion

Beginner Free Motion Sat Feb 23, Mar 2 & 9, 1:00 - 3:30
Instructor: Yvette Sullivan
Fee: $65
Level: Confident Beginner

If you're ready to begin or improve your machine quilting skills, this class is for you.  This is a "hands on" approach to teaching machine quilting with lots of opportunities to both watch the stitches flow and try your hand at it too.  We'll practise on quilt sandwiches.  You'll learn how to add a motif such as a leaf or flower, basic stippling, straight lines and quilt stencil work.  Pick up one of our kits or a panel to show off your newly learned stitches.






One Block Wonder

One Block Wonder Tuesday, Feb 26, Mar 5 & 19, 10:00 - 12:30
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.

Machine Embroidery Basics

Machine Embroidery Basics Sat, Mar 9, 16, 23, 30 11:00 - 3:00
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.  

Learn to Quilt - Sue's Star

Learn to Quilt - Sue's Star Mon, Mar 18 - Apr 29, 10:00 - 1:00 OR Thurs, Mar 21 - May 2, 6:00 - 9:00
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.  This class fills quickly, so ask about other upcoming dates and times.

Baby Chenille

Baby Chenille Wed, Mar 20, 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.






Tool Tote

Tool Tote Thurs, Mar 28, 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.