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.

Slow Sew Club

Slow Sew Club 1st Wed each month, 1:00 - 5:00, Jul 4 - Dec 5
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.  




Hand Embroidery Club

Hand Embroidery Club 1st Thurs each month, 1:00 - 4:00, Jul 5 - Dec 6
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!


Strings Attached Club

Strings Attached Club 2nd Monday, 10:00 - 2:00, Jul 9 - Dec 2
Instructor: Sue Aylesworth
Fee: $60
Level: All are welcome

This is a monthly club.  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.





Machine Embroidery Club

Machine Embroidery Club 2nd Tues or 3rd Thurs each month, 11:00 - 3:00, Jul 10 - Dec 11 or Jul 19 - Dec 20
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.

Finish Up with Heather

Finish Up with Heather 2nd Thursday, 10:00 - 2:00 and 4th Tuesday, 1:00 - 5:00, Jul - Dec
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.




Imagine Applique Club

Imagine Applique Club 3rd Fri, 10:00 - 12:00, monthly to Dec 21
Instructor: Katrina Lagace
Fee: $80
Level: Confident Beginner

If you have purchased our monthly Imagine BOM kits, consider joining Katrina's club 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.  This club has alreay begun, but there is still room to sign up!



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.






Blooming Teapot Cozy

Blooming Teapot Cozy Thursday, July 26, 1:00 - 4:00
Instructor: Cathie Jenner
Fee: $35
Level: Confident Beginner

Join Cathie to make this cute cozy for your teapot.  She will show you how to sew and cut up all your layers at the same time.

Cloud Nine

Cloud Nine Mon Jul 30, 10:00 - 3:00
Instructor: Susan Poth
Fee: $35 OR FREE for Baby Lock Customers
Level: Confident Beginner

A sew day with Susan.  This is an easy, but effective quilt from the Rose Card series that uses fat quarters to complete.

Summer Song

Summer Song Wed Aug 15, 10:00 - 3:00
Instructor: Heather Northrup
Fee: $35 OR FREE with fabric purchase
Level: Confident Beginner

This is another fat .quarter friendly quilt from the Rose Card series.  Come to class with your pieces cut for a fun, full day of sewing.

Toothbrush Rug

Toothbrush Rug Mon Aug 20, 10:00 - 2:00
Instructor: Sue Aylesworth
Fee: $35
Level: All are welcome

Learn how to make this rug and you'll want to make more. It looks braided but it's not. And it's a good take-along project.

Lepidoptera

Lepidoptera 1st Saturday each month, Sep - Jan 2019, 1:00 - 4:00
Instructor: Carrie Pilon
Fee: $90
Level: Confident Beginner

Another pattern by Elizabeth Hartman.  Carrie will guide you in cutting, organizing your pieces and sewing together this lovely butterfly quilt.  The class will run on the first Saturday each month from September to January 2019.  We have a suggested colour palette available for you to consider.



Machine Embroidery Basics

Machine Embroidery Basics Wed, Sep 5, 12, 19, 26, 10:00 - 1:00
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 Thurs, Sep 6 - Oct 18, 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.



                


Fractured Panel

Fractured Panel Sun Sep 16, 12:00 - 4:00
Instructor: Heather Northrup
Fee: $35
Level: Confident Beginner and up

This is just one way to use a panel. You'll plan it out, cut into strips and reassemble in an artful way. Make it an artful wall hanging or perfect for a couch quilt.





        
  

BQ3

BQ3 Tues, Sep 18 & 25, 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.


Selvage or Strip Tote

Selvage or Strip Tote Tues, Sep 22 & 29, 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".