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.

Intrigue Sew Day

Intrigue Sew Day Thurs, Sep 27, 10:00 - 3:00
Instructor: Heather Northrup
Fee: $35 OR FREE with fabric purchase
Level: Confident Beginner

Spend the day with Heather putting together this quilt top from the Rose Card series of patterns.  All it takes is 12 fat quarters and one metre of your favourite print.  This is a free class when you purchase your fabric at QC!



Free Motion - The Next Level

Free Motion - The Next Level Tue Oct 2, 16, 30, 10:00 - 12:30
Instructor: Yvette Sullivan
Fee: $65
Level: Intermediate Stitching

If you have some experience with basic free motion quilting and are ready to move on to the next level, this class is for you. These techniques can be used for domestic and long arm machines. Choose your flower panel and threads and Yvette will show you how to make it wonderful.



Learn to Quilt - Sue's Star

Learn to Quilt - Sue's Star Wed Oct 10 - Nov 28, 1:00 - 4:00 OR Thurs Oct 25 - Dec 6, 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.





Black Cat Sew Day

Black Cat Sew Day Mon Oct 15, 10:00 - 2:00
Instructor: Sue Aylesworth
Fee: $35
Level: Intermediate

This is a day to sew a foundation pieced black cat.  Perfect for a Halloween wall hanging or a mug rug.  This class is suitable for someone who has done some foundation piecing.




Fright Night Applique Basics

Fright Night Applique Basics Mon Oct 15, 5:00 - 9:00
Instructor: Katrina Lagace
Fee: $35
Level: Confident Beginner

Have a frightfully good time learning how to machine applique with Katrina.








Affairs of the Heart

Affairs of the Heart Tue Oct 16, 2:00 - 5:00
Instructor: Tina Phillips
Fee: $35
Level: Confident Beginner

Begin your Affairs of the Heart with Tina.  She has many embroidery tips and tricks, as well as organizational ideas to help you get started.  Then consider continuing on with this project in one of two Machine Embroidery Clubs she leads each month. 





Beginner Free Motion

Beginner Free Motion Sat Oct 20, 27 & Nov 10, 10:00 - 12:30
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.



Jelly Roll Rug

Jelly Roll Rug Sat Oct 20 & Nov 10, 1:00 - 4:00
Instructor: Jeannie Hopkins
Fee: $45
Level: Confident Beginner

Take one strip set, some batting scraps and turn them into this lovely rug!  You'll want one for every room in your house!



Applique Flower

Applique Flower Tues Oct 23, Nov 6 & 13, 6:00 - 9:00
Instructor: Heather Northrup
Fee: $50
Level: Confident Beginner

Join Heather to make a modern floral quilt.  This one measures 79" x 88".  You will learn machine applique on a large scale!  This is a free class with your fabric purchase at Quilting Confections.



Machine Embroidery Basics

Machine Embroidery Basics Tues Oct 30, Nov 6, 13, 20, 3:00 - 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.