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.

Clean Your Machine

Clean Your Machine Sat Aug 24, 10:00 - 1200
Instructor: Phil Aylesworth
Fee: $20 OR FREE for our Baby Lock machine customers
Level: All are welcome

Do you know how to take care of your sewing machine between scheduled maintenance? You'll learn how to clean your machine and whether or not you should oil, and where. It's a short class with a lot of valuable information to help you keep your machine running smoothly. **This is a free class for our BabyLock machine customers.



BOM Skillbuilder Club

BOM Skillbuilder Club Each month on the 1st Monday, 10:00 - 1:00 or 2nd Thursday, 6:00 - 9:00, Sep 2019 - Aug 2020
Instructor: Sue Aylesworth
Fee: $120 or 35 for individual classes
Level: Confident Beginner

One class each month based on our Square Dance BOM pattern.  You will learn a new technique while perfecting your piecing and quilting skills.The September project is a place mat or small runner.  The October class is an envelope bag, perfect for carrying your notions or art supplies.  In November you will make a beautiful candle mat or table topper with mitered corners.  You can sign up for the whole series or individual classes.

Iced Tea Sew Day

Iced Tea Sew Day Thurs, Sep 5, 10:00 - 3:00
Instructor: Heather Northrup
Fee: $35, or free with fabric purchase
Level: Confident Beginner

The kids and grandkids are back to school, now you can have a relaxing day for yourself sewing this beautiful lap quilt.  It's another project from our favourite Rose Cards Quilts.  All it takes is a 40-pack of 10 inch squares and a contrasting centre fabric, add some borders to make it a larger quilt.  Come join your friends for a fun day!

Mini Pumpkins

Mini Pumpkins Fri, Sep 13, 20 & 27, 10:00 - 12:00
Instructor: Heather Northrup
Fee: $40
Level: Confident Beginner

Learn curved piecing using the Mini Curve Ruler from Sew Kind of Wonderful.to make this cute pumpkin quilt.  Don't want a wall hanging?  Then make a table runner or place mats...  Stay for Sit and Sew and you'll have these pumpkins finished in no time!  




Jelly Roll Rug

Jelly Roll Rug Sat Sept 14 & 21, 1:30 - 4:30
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!  We now have the popular batting on a roll available; its ready to use!



Flower Tile Quilt

Flower Tile Quilt Sun, Sep 15, 12:00-1:00, Sep 22, 12:00 - 3:00, Oct 6, 12:00 - 3:00
Instructor: Linda Glover
Fee: $60
Level: Confident Beginner

It takes 20 fat quarters and a background fabric to make this lovely quilt.  We have lots of Tilda fabric in stock to make yours similar to Linda's sample.  The first class is all about cutting and getting organized so that you can sew, sew, sew during the next two classes.

Learn to Quilt - Carpenter's Star

Learn to Quilt - Carpenter's Star Mondays, 6:00 - 9:00, Sep 16 - Nov 4 OR Thursdays, 10:00 - 1:00, Oct 17 - Dec 5
Instructor: Susan Poth & Verna Beaudoin
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. *Our classes are now full, please ask about new classes starting in January.




Strip Club

Strip Club 3rd Thurs, 1:00 - 5:00, Sep 19, Oct 17, Nov 21, Dec 19
Instructor: Sue
Fee: $60
Level: Confident Beginner

Bring your strips or let us die-cut them for you (must be arranged before class).  Sue will show you her speed-piecing techniques and new ways to use value placement for a great scrappy look.




Serger Basics

Serger Basics Tues Sep 24 & Oct 1, 10:00 - 1:00
Instructor: Pat Faoro
Fee: $40
Level: Confident Beginner and up

This class is designed to re-acquaint you with your serger.  Together we will explore the basic functions and how to set up your machine for a 4- and 3-thread overlock stitch, along with a rolled hem and gathering stitch.  During the second day of class, we will construct a pretty ruffled pillowcase entirely on the serger.  The class is complimentary if you purchased your serger at QC! 

Strings Club

Strings Club 4th Wed, 10:00 - 12:00, Sep 25, Oct 23, Nov 27, Dec 18
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.





Remember Me Sew Day

Remember Me Sew Day Thurs, Sep 26, 10:00 - 4:00
Instructor: Tina Phillips
Fee: $40
Level: Confident Beginner

Bring your lunch and join Tina to put together this quick project.  It uses 12 fat quarters and a contrasting fabric.

Trudy's Jacket

Trudy's Jacket Sat, Sep 7, 14, 21, 10:00 - 1:00
Instructor: Trudy Renaud
Fee: $50
Level: Confident Beginner

Trudy is fantastic at making jackets.  This one is based on a sweatshirt.  Trudy will show you how to add strips of coordinated fabric to make your own personal fashion statement!


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Machine Embroidery Basics

Machine Embroidery Basics Sat, Oct 5, 1:00 - 4:00, 12, 19, 26, 12:00 - 4:00
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.

Shooting Star

Shooting Star Fridays, 10:00 - 12:00, Oct 11 - Dec 20, 9 classes
Instructor: Sue Aylesworth
Fee: $120.
Level: Confident Beginner

This beautiful quilt kit is already sorted out for you.  Choose your background fabric and you're ready to go!  Class one is for cutting and organizing and planning, to make this a fun project.  Then the piecing begins!  Purchase your background fabric at QC and receive a 25% discount.

Back Door Pojagi

Back Door Pojagi Wed Oct 16 & 30, 6:00 - 9:00
Instructor: Sue Aylesworth
Fee: $60
Level: Intermediate/Advanced Sewing Skills

Pojagi is an ancient Korean technique and we're making ours by machine.  Hang it on your back door window and admire it from both sides.  Accurate cutting and sewing skills are a must.  Use batiks for a beautiful finish.