Classes


Finish the Quilt - Longarm/Domestic Machine

Join Is and Welcome Sue Patten - on her Wild West Quilting Tour! This will be an all out Extravaganza , Starting with a trunk show and two full days of Domestic quilting classes...

Cost: $ 20.00
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: $ 85.00
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: $ 85.00
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: $ 85.00
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: $ 85.00
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: $ 85.00
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

Knitting

In this class you wlll learn to cast on stitches , knit, follow a pattern and close your stitches. Yes and absolute beginner can take this class

Cost: $ 65.00

Quilting

Everyone Welcome to Art and Stitch quilting / design software for longarm quilters and machine embroiderers. In this class you will learn about options that are available to you now. Great for anyone thinking to expand their knowledge in quilting the quilt top or wanting to understand what is digitizing is. This is a intro to a software class. VIsit http://www.artandstitch.com to download the trial version One program, one learning curve, two levels:

Cost: $ 30.00
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 would be a great weekend for a group of friends to learn quilting together. Get into the Christmas Spirit!

Cost: $ 85.00
Join us for this @ day class wth Karen Bialik owner of "the Fabric Addict" . She will show you how to the classic Storm at sea can be re-made will putting a little heart into it.. Pun intended! This class will be lots of fun. She will bring her newest patterns for the storm at sea for you to try out as well.

Cost: $ 85.00
In this Class Karen will show you how to enhance your table runners, quilts and more! The class will be using her table runner featuring the Sewing machine or Star , your choice. Who doesnt need another Sewing Machine!

Cost: $ 45.00
Learn this table runner for Christmas Sunday Afternoon! Karen Bialik makes this pattern seem easy. Join her for this exculisive Fabric Adddict Pattern.

Cost: $ 45.00
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

This is a 4 session Course - every second Saturday.

Cost: $ 200.00

Software

Hands-on computerized quilting using Handi Quilter Pro-Stitcher Premium! This is the best way to learn , especially if youare thinking of buying the automated software on a long-arm! Everyone Welcome. If you own Pro-Stitcher Bring your Computer from your machine. Together, we will design and stitch out a placemat, right on the longarm. At home, if you quilt these four at a time across the length of your frame, you’ll have a set! Learn all about areas, edge to edge repeats & wraps, cropping, corner and border placement, saving your work and even how to attach binding on the longarm!

Cost: $ 125.00
Time to get busy, you will want to see this! With just a simple line drawing and the magic tools in Art & Stitch, see how easy it is to create complex-looking designs, assign stitches and save onto a USB stick if needed. Make your quilt truely original!

Cost: $ 125.00
This the a full day of ART & Stitch!. We will explore drawing tools (line, curve, 3-point arc) and learn to snap, connect, repeat, rotate, mirror/flip designs Learn about the alignment tools, stitch options, hatch fills, and creative fills. you will make a beginner Panto! and Last but not least – how to save your work and stitch out designs on the Handi Quilter Pro-Stitcher! LINDA’s BIO HERE: https://www.thequiltershelpdesk.com/about-us

Cost: $ 250.00