Classes


Embroidery

Learn essential embroidery techniques, including choosing the right stabilizer, hooping, placement, and more from a certified embroidery expert. Learn exciting project techniques like freestanding lace, tiling scenes, appliqué, quilting, and in the hoop projects. Be inspired by the beautiful embroidery samples and projects, and learn tips to make your embroidery stress-free, enjoyable and successful! This is a demo class

Cost: $ 75.00
OESD’s Super SPREE is a fun, hands-on event for embroidery enthusiasts of all skill levels. In this two day event, you will learn to make six different projects, plus you’ll learn valuable embroidery tips and techniques to make your own projects more successful and less stressful! Gain embroidery inspiration as you view a wide variety of embroidery projects on display and learn how to choose the right products for any type of project.

Cost: $ 125.00

Events

Designer, speaker and teacher, Ron Collins is Canada’s best-known sewing personality. He is the first male Canadian Designer to have his own line of patterns with Vogue, which premiered in March, 2017. He will amaze you with his collection of creative and unique shirts, jeans, ties, jackets and outerwear. Together with Sandra Betzina (Power Sewing icon), Ron has produced 12 DVD’s including a 5 box set series on tailoring for both men and women. Since 2009 he and Sandra have filmed over 240 on-line web shows called Power Sewing, which have received great reviews. If you're interested in learning from Ron Collins, Join Our Evening Trunk Show at Cindy-rella's!

Cost: $ 35.00
In this class you will learn the Bargello quilt, and an additional quilt pattern, Convex Illusions . You choose which one you want to do! One or both!

Cost: $ 75.00
The starter event for Sue Pattens visit to Cndy-rella's

Cost: $ 20.00

Finishing the Quilt

This beginner class uses your sewing machine , or ours for the day. Talk of pros and cons of each of the various methods of "sandwiching" your quilt top, types of batting. and tips and tricks of binding methods are discussed to finish the quilt.

Cost: $ 55.00
This beginner class uses your sewing machine , or ours for the day. Talk of pros and cons of each of the various methods of "sandwiching" your quilt top, types of batting. and tips and tricks of binding methods are discussed to finish the quilt.

Cost: $ 55.00
This beginner class uses your sewing machine , or ours for the day. Talk of pros and cons of each of the various methods of "sandwiching" your quilt top, types of batting. and tips and tricks of binding methods are discussed to finish the quilt.

Cost: $ 55.00
This beginner class uses your sewing machine , or ours for the day. Talk of pros and cons of each of the various methods of "sandwiching" your quilt top, types of batting. and tips and tricks of binding methods are discussed to finish the quilt.

Cost: $ 55.00
This beginner class uses your sewing machine , or ours for the day. Talk of pros and cons of each of the various methods of "sandwiching" your quilt top, types of batting. and tips and tricks of binding methods are discussed to finish the quilt.

Cost: $ 55.00

Quilting The Top

Make a lap quilt in our one day class from 10 am to 4pm. Learn the acronyms of quilting, how to manage a rotary cutter, cut a piece of fabric and sew it back together, in a various alternative ways and learn the basics of geometrics, colour and designing. Then get addicted with our 1/2 square triangle techniques !

Cost: $ 55.00
Make a lap quilt in our one day class from 10 am to 4pm. Learn the acronyms of quilting, how to manage a rotary cutter, cut a piece of fabric and sew it back together, in a various alternative ways and learn the basics of geometrics, colour and designing. Then get addicted with our 1/2 square triangle techniques !

Cost: $ 55.00
Make a lap quilt in our one day class from 10 am to 4pm. Learn the acronyms of quilting, how to manage a rotary cutter, cut a piece of fabric and sew it back together, in a various alternative ways and learn the basics of geometrics, colour and designing. Then get addicted with our 1/2 square triangle techniques !

Cost: $ 55.00
Make a lap quilt in our one day class from 10 am to 4pm. Learn the acronyms of quilting, how to manage a rotary cutter, cut a piece of fabric and sew it back together, in a various alternative ways and learn the basics of geometrics, colour and designing. Then get addicted with our 1/2 square triangle techniques !

Cost: $ 55.00
Make a lap quilt in our one day class from 10 am to 4pm. Learn the acronyms of quilting, how to manage a rotary cutter, cut a piece of fabric and sew it back together, in a various alternative ways and learn the basics of geometrics, colour and designing. Then get addicted with our 1/2 square triangle techniques !

Cost: $ 55.00
This is not your grandma's whole cloth! This "hands on" design class will see you complete a 45 x 45 ZenSuedle Whole Cloth, marked in class, stitched at home. Sue offers a full array of templates, stencils and rulers as she take you step by step through marking your own "one of a kind" ZenSuedle. This is a technique Sue developed that results in a perfect balance of texture and colour every time. It uses artistic quilt motifs, fillers and designs combined with unique placement of colour to create a spectacular, one of a kind, art quilt every time.

Cost: $ 55.00
This is a quilting class to help you master the beloved feather. If you are new to quilting or just wanting to expand your feather skills, without the extra work of marking or the extra cost of stencils, then this is the class for you. This class takes the art of feathers to a whole new level of design and texture. You'll learn cutting edge fillers, creative "stipplish" spines and an all-out frenzy of new and innovative ways to tickle any quilt with feathers. This is a free motion class that takes you step by step from stem to feathered finish; with extra tips and tricks and a multitude of inside feather filler designs. The feathers learn in class may be used for borders, blocks, and sashings. So put away your feather fears and come fly with us as we master the art of the feather together!!

Cost: $ 55.00
This class is based on one grid, one travel path and dozens of endless possible designs. We'll start off with a basic travel path and a simple everyday orange peel quilt design, then transform the path and design to create quick easy, unique, designs that will look great on every style of quilt top. This is the perfect class for all levels of quilters. Come see how stunning and easy your next quilt can be completed, with nothing more than a grid stencil, a pounce pad and an endless number of quick & easy quilting designs

Cost: $ 55.00
This class is packed full of new design concepts for today's Modern Quilt. This class combines new age design concepts with unique style grid, straight line and curved line work to create three degrees of texture and fill large open background spaces with a touch of flare. Sue will discuss everything from stencil, rulers, and free motion to ways to mark and fill each area of you work of art. This class will also cover the effects of thread weight, colour, and tension tips and will discuss batting choices to help achieve the perfect finished look for today's new age modern quilts.

Cost: $ 55.00
This class will introduce you to ruler work. We will use a wide range of different rulers including the new Path Easy which allows you to do edge to edge quilting from the front of your machine, and on your sit down longarm. You will learn which ruler works best for the design and area of the quilt you are tackling and Sue will share all her tips and tricks on using rulers safely and accurately. If you have ever wondered if rulers are the right tool for your style of quilting then this is the class for you. Come join in this class as we explore and learn to Master the Art of Ruler Work.

Cost: $ 55.00
Make a lap quilt in our one day class from 10 am to 4pm. Learn the acronyms of quilting, how to manage a rotary cutter, cut a piece of fabric and sew it back together, in a various alternative ways and learn the basics of geometrics, colour and designing. Then get addicted with our 1/2 square triangle techniques !

Cost: $ 55.00
Make a lap quilt in our one day class from 10 am to 4pm. Learn the acronyms of quilting, how to manage a rotary cutter, cut a piece of fabric and sew it back together, in a various alternative ways and learn the basics of geometrics, colour and designing. Then get addicted with our 1/2 square triangle techniques !

Cost: $ 55.00
Make a lap quilt in our one day class from 10 am to 4pm. Learn the acronyms of quilting, how to manage a rotary cutter, cut a piece of fabric and sew it back together, in a various alternative ways and learn the basics of geometrics, colour and designing. Then get addicted with our 1/2 square triangle techniques !

Cost: $ 55.00
Make a lap quilt in our one day class from 10 am to 4pm. Learn the acronyms of quilting, how to manage a rotary cutter, cut a piece of fabric and sew it back together, in a various alternative ways and learn the basics of geometrics, colour and designing. Then get addicted with our 1/2 square triangle techniques !

Cost: $ 55.00

Sewing

Create 17 reference samples in this information-packed class! Do a total of 12 different seam finishes. Seven of them are non-serged, which includes Hong Kong, Bound, Flat Fell, French and Striped, along with a great way to finish off underlined pants with a Double French Seam. Learn also how to make 142” of continuous bias tape at 1 3/4” wide out of 16 1/2” square of fabric for some of these great seams. Plus, make a fake flat fell seam, reinforced seam, and a finished pressed open seam as well. Make an unbelievable dart and pleat using one thread on your sewing machine, using only your bobbin thread in your sewing machine; great for shear fabrics or a designer detail.

Cost: $ 55.00
Having a hard time with your zipper? Centered zipper, fly front, lapped zipper, and invisible zipper: these four zipper techniques are a must for any clothes construction. Try out this centered zipper technique, and your zipper will never shift again when inserting it. See how to design fly front zippers with a deep placket to avoid the zipper or zipper pull from showing on the center front of your pants or jeans. Lapped zipper is where all the construction is to one side and is always great for most dresses, pants, and skirts. An invisible zipper is not as hard to sew as you might think; the secret is the pressing of the zipper before sewing. Time to sew and zip it up!!!

Cost: $ 55.00
Ron will reveal it all when it comes to interfacing, lining and underlining in his garments. Have you ever found a fabric you loved, but it was too lightweight or drapey for the garment you wanted to sew? Do you have a love/hate relationship with linen because it’s great to work with, but always creased when you wear it? Ron will show how to solve these problems with underlings and how to stabilize other loosely woven fabrics and strengthen delicate ones, using lining and interfacing. Sew in, fusible, non-woven, woven, weft, knit, and hair canvas. Everyone has been overwhelmed with all the different types and weights of interfacings on the market at one time or another. In this class find out which ones are right for your garment. Problems with puckering interfacing? Discover which manufacturers have preshrunk their interfacing and which ones have not.

Cost: $ 35.00
Come for our first full weekend of bag making!!! In this session we will focus on making the famous "Retreat Bag" and the "Betty Bowler". Lets see how many we can do!

Cost: $ 65.00
This is a 4 session Course - every second Saturday.

Cost: $ 200.00