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.

Machine Embroidery Basics

Machine Embroidery Basics Tues, June 4, 11, 18, July 2, 2:00 - 6:00
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.  

Beginner Free Motion

Beginner Free Motion Mon, Apr 22 - May 6, 1:30 - 4:00
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.



Free Motion Feathers

Free Motion Feathers Sat, Apr 27, 1:30 - 4:30
Instructor: Yvette Sullivan
Fee: $35
Level: Intermediate

Yvette will take your free motion quilting to the next level in this class. Create fun feathers using different techniques.

Senior Prom

Senior Prom May 7, 10:00 - 4:00
Instructor: Tina Phillips
Fee: $35
Level: Confident Beginner

Tina has created this lovely quilt from a Rose Card quilt.  Choose your fat quarters and come for an enjoyable day of sewing.

Toothbrush Rug

Toothbrush Rug Wed, May 8, 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.

Stella

Stella Fridays, 10:00 - 12:00, May 9 - June 28
Instructor: Sue Aylesworth
Fee: $80
Level: Intermediate

Stella is a project suitable for intermediate quilters.  This quilt is constructed in eight sections and we'll start each class with a new section.  Techniques include foundation piecing and simple inset seams.



Edge to Edge Quilting in the Hoop

Edge to Edge Quilting in the Hoop Tues, May 21, 10:00 - 3:00
Instructor: Tina Phillips
Fee: $40
Level: Confident Beginner

You can quilt with your Embroidery Machine!  You will need to bring a small panel quilt sandwich to class.  Discover how to match up designs with this fun new technique.  After this class, you will be excited to finish all of your small quilts.

Learn to Quilt - Sue's Star

Learn to Quilt - Sue's Star Thursday, May 23, 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.  This class fills quickly, so ask about upcoming dates and times.




Free Motion Ruler Work

Free Motion Ruler Work Thurs, May 23 & 30, 1:30 - 4:30
Instructor: Yvette Sullivan
Fee: $50
Level: Intermediate

Do you want to take your free motion quilting further?  This class will give you some great instruction, tips and tricks for using quilting rulers on your domestic machine.  These skills are easily transferable to a sit-down mid-arm or long-arm machine.  You must have some free motion experience; preferably you have taken Yvette's Beginning Free Motion class.




Sea Urchins

Sea Urchins Sat, June 1, 15, 22, 1:30 - 4:30
Instructor: Carrie Pilon
Fee: $60
Level: Confident Beginner

This is an Elizabeth Hartman pattern, constructed with 10" squares.  We have many 10" square bundles to get you started.  Join Carrie to bring your sea urchins to life!




Tuscan Sun

Tuscan Sun Sun, June 2, 10:00 - 3:00
Instructor: Susan Poth
Fee: $35
Level: Confident Beginner

Have fun with Susan P on this sew day to make Tuscan Sun.  The coffee will be on and I'm sure there will be a treat or two!  This is a Rose Card Pattern using 10" squares.

Crumbs

Crumbs Mon, June 3, 10:00 - 2:00
Instructor: Sue Aylesworth
Fee: $35
Level: Confident Beginner

This technique is a stash buster.  You'll learn how to use your odd fabric pieces to make quilt blocks.  It's fun and you won't want to stop!





Giraffes in a Row

Giraffes in a Row Tues, June 4, 18, July 2, 10:00 - 1:00
Instructor: Susan Poth
Fee: $40
Level: Confident Beginner

This pattern is from a local designer, Lorna McMahon of Sew Fresh Quilts.  Susan loved this pattern so much, she made it twice!  Come join her and she will show you how to keep all those small pieces organized and sewn together in no time!

Ribbon Candy

Ribbon Candy Sat, June 8, 10:00 - 3:00
Instructor: Heather Northrup
Fee: $35 OR FREE with fabric purchase
Level: Confident Beginner

This is a strip friendly quilt.  Heather's baby-sized sample used one strip set for the scrappy version and three 1m cuts for the three colour version.  The Super Sidekick ruler is required for this class.