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Click here to view the 2022 Saskatchewan Stitches Conference comprehensive schedule.

Please note: the classes in black on the schedule are in person only, the classes in blue are virtual only and the classes in green are Hybrid which are offered in person and virtual. 

 

 

 

Beverly Johnson Classes

Class: #00100 Bra Draft and Design (Virtual)

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Date:  Friday May 27 to Tuesday May 31  from 9 am - 12 Noon

Registration Fee: $475.00 includes kit

Class Overview:  Take your bra-making adventure to the next level in this premier once-in-a-lifetime online class. Learn to draft a bra from body measurements so you can truly create custom bras for yourself, your family or for clients. See how to correct fitting challenges, as well as how to change the basic draft into other styles. We will be drafting a bra to a set of measurements provided, however the information provided is applicable to any size. You will leave the class with a whole new well of bra-making knowledge from which to draw. This intense-learning class is open ONLY to those who are familiar with bra-making construction, as NO construction techniques will be taught.

 

 

 

 

JEANETTE SPORNITZ CLASSES
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Class:  #00101 Bra Making Fundamentals 

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Date:  Saturday May 28  and Sunday May 29  from 9 am - 4 pm

Registration Fee: $225.00       

Kit Fee: $60.00

Class Overview:  This comprehensive 2-day workshop includes a custom bra fitting prior to the workshop.  (This normally takes place the day/evening before the workshop as it allows us to take full advantage of the construction and techniques taught during the workshop) You will learn all of the construction techniques required to sew all types of bras and intimate apparel.  In this workshop we will focus on the full band classic bra.  The first day begins with theory on fabric and find and then cutting out the fabric with a bra pattern altered specifically for each student.  The second day is devoted to the completion of the bra, testing the fit and adjusting the pattern if necessary.  If time permits you will start on a second bra with lace accents.

    

Class:  #00103 Panties Basic and Beyond 

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Date:  Monday May 30  from 9 am - 4 pm

Registration Fee: $125.00       

Kit Fee: $50.00

Class Overview:  The morning of this workshop you will learn how to make a basic well-fitting panty for yourself.  Once you have altered your pattern to fit you, I will teach you how to take your basic pattern and make several different styles of panties including front seam and once seam panties to bikinis and thongs.  Bring a picture for inspiration of a style of panty you would like to design. You will learn the techniques and workflow to create a beautifully comfortable panty.  A kit for your first pair of panties will be included.  Please bring .5 m of fabric for each pair of panties you would like to create in the afternoon. Additional Lingerie elastics will be available for purchase at the workshop.

    

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Date: Tuesday May 31 and Wednesday June 1 from 9 am - 4 pm

Registration Fee: $225.00

Kit Fee: $60.00 

Class Overview: This 2-day workshop offers you the tools to draft an original designer boutique bra from your own fitted pattern.  The first morning of the workshop is devoted to drafting your new bra pattern and then you will be able to start the construction of the bra.  During this time, you will learn new techniques and change up the workflow in order to achieve a beautifully crafted bra that fits you well.  The second day will be devoted to completing your bra and if time permits, you can start a second one. Bra Making Fundamentals workshop or knowledge of bra construction is a prerequisite. You must bring a copy of a well-fitting bra pattern to bring to the workshop.

 

 

 

Class: #00107 Beginner Swimsuit Workshop

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Date: Thursday June 2 and Friday June 3 from 9am to 4pm

Registration Fee:  $225.00

Kit Fee: $65.00

Class Overview: During this two-day workshop you will learn to make the basic princess style or darted one-piece swimsuit.  You will also learn how to insert a floating bra into your new suit to make a supported swimsuit.  The first morning will be fitting of your swimsuit, altering your pattern to fit you and to cut the fabrics required. You will complete your suit by the end of the second day.  Bra Making Fundamentals workshop or knowledge of bra construction is a prerequisite.  You also must have a copy of your own well fitting bra pattern.

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Class: #00109 Designer Finishes (Hybrid)

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Date: Friday May 27  from 9 am - Noon

Registration Fee: $70.00

Kit Fee: $15.00

Class OverviewCreate 15 reference samples in this information-packed class, which includes seams for knit and woven fabrics. Take home samples of the Hong Kong, Bound, Flat Fell, French along with a great way to finish off underlined pants with a Double French seam.  Learn also how to make continuous bias tape for some of these great seams.  Plus, make a fake flat fell seam, 1/4” turned under seam and seams for specialty fabrics like boiled and felted wools.

 

 

Class: #00111 Posh Pockets  (Hybrid)

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Date:  Friday May 27 from 1 - 4 pm

Registration Fee: $70.00

Kit Fee: $15.00

Class Overview: In this workshop you will learn how to do an invisible patch pocket, exposed zipper pocket, and a rounded curved patch pocket.  The high-end invisible patch pocket is one that Ron discovered on a $1800.00 jacket; the pocket is fully lined and sewed down by machine for strength with no visible stitching on the outside.  The exposed zipper pocket is great for decorative zippers on jackets and pants. A great zipper technique for the use of light-weight to heavy-weight fabrics. Master sewing curved patch pockets that will give you results with smooth curved edges that will be uniform on both edges whether for casual shirts or tailored jackets, plus tips on matching strips and plaids when attaching the pocket.

 

 

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Class: #00113 Pattern Alterations & Body Measurements for the Right Fit  (Hybrid)

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Date:  Saturday May 28 from 9 am - 4 pm

Registration Fee: $125.00

Kit Fee: $25.00

Class Overview: In this hands-on workshop, you will learn to identify the fitting problems and how to solve them. Ron will show you how to correct fitting problems regarding sloping and square shoulders, large bust, high and low bust, removal of bust dart, broad and upper back, sway back or down-sloping back waistline, large upper arm, tight armholes, flat seat, and many more. We will also take 28 body measurements for you: high bust, low bust, shoulder width, sleeve length, back waist length, pant and skirt length...plus more...a total of 28 body measurements. Every student will have an alteration package at the end of class showing all the alterations that they have done. Ron will give you the inside answer on what pattern companies run larger and which ones tend to run true to measurements. He will also explain how much wearing ease you need in all garments from close fitting, fitted, semi fitted, loose fitted, and very loose fitted. Take the guess work out of trying to choose what size garment by finding the "finished garment measurements" and not using the sizes on the back of the pattern envelope. See the difference in sizing charts in major pattern companies and how to choose the right size for you and how to avoid disappointment in fitting.

 

Class: #00115 Ultimate Sewing Retreat

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Date: Monday May 30,, Tuesday May 31 and Wednesday June 1 from 9 am - 4 pm

Registration Fee: $325.00

Class Overview: Three days with Ron Collins and the ultimate sewing retreat. Is fitting your nemesis?  Bring your favorite patterns and muslins to uncover tips and techniques for fitting. Go home with patterns altered just for you. Is it time to liberate some of those fabrics you are afraid to cut into?  With Ron by your side and you working on whatever you want, he will teach you some time saving techniques for professional looking results.  All levels welcome, from beginners to extremely advanced.  If you just want to relax and have a great time, bring any sewing project your heart desires and Ron will help you overcome those trouble spots in fit and construction.  Get ready to sew!

 

 

Class:#00116 The Most Ultimate Jean Fitting & Construction Workshop

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Registration Fee:  $325.00

Class OverviewCan you imagine trying on 3 different jean patterns in a total of 37 sizes before you start to sew and cut into your fabric?  Well, Ron has sewed the Closet Core “Ginger” pattern in both views A and B (sizes 0-20) and Jalie “Eleonore” (sizes 4- 22) for you to try on!  The workshop will start off with you trying on the jeans and Ron identifying your fitting problems and will give you the necessary alterations (flat seat, protruding seat, low seat, knock/bowed legs, gaping waistband, length, etc.) for your pattern before cutting into your fabric.  Also learn how to sew a hidden stay front to create a smooth and clean silhouette, giving the appearance of a flatter front.  Sew the world’s best fly zipper technique that moves the zipper further into the garment and prevents the zipper being exposed at the center front.  Learn tricks behind top-stitching, bar tacking, belt loops, hammer in snaps, rivets and waistband applications.

 

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Class: #00117 Lace Embroidery(Hybrid)

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Date:  Wednesday June 1 - 9 am - 4 pm

Registration Fee:  $125.00

Kit Fee:  $15.00

Class Overview:   Many people have asked how to make embroidered lace or FSL - free standing lace. There are some basics you need to know for success. I will share this all with you as we make some beautiful lace embroideries which can be used for a number of things including lace accents for bras (if you are bra makers). Notes will be provided.

 

 

Class:  #00119 Applique in the Hoop (Hybrid)

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Date:  Thursday June 2 from 9 am  - 4 pm

Registration Fee:  $125.00

Kit Fee: $20.00 (embroidery design package)

Class Overview: This is probably Liz’s very favourite form of machine embroidery! I find it so satisfying and results are so perfect whether you pre-cut the applique fabric or whether you trim in place. We will discuss pre-cutting with a digital cutter but it is not essential to bring this to the class if you own one. Most of our time will be spent doing our applique-in-the-hoop. It is a LOT of fun! I totally loved making this project.

 

 Class: #00121 Hand Smocking for Beginners (Hybrid)

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Date: Friday June 3 from 9 am to 4 pm

Registration Fee: $125.00

Kit Fee:  $25.00

Class OverviewThis is an ideal class for those who value slow stitching and the opportunity to sit comfortably while mastering this centuries old and very beautiful form of hand embroidery. Liz has been smocking since her daughter was a little girl and she would love to show you how to master the basic stitches to create your own special heirloom items. There will be a show and tell of many smocked items during the class so that you can be inspired by what is possible to achieve once you know the basics. You will make a smocking sampler which can be sewed up into a pillow or something similar, or be kept as your future smocking reference.

 

Class: #00123 Jalie Jamboree (Hybrid)

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Date:  Saturday June 4 from 9 am - 4 pm

Registration Fee: $125.00

Class Overview: .   This popular class returns. If you are hesitant to make a garment with knit fabric, then this class is for you! Select a Jalie pattern which uses knit fabric; bring your pattern, fabric and matching thread to the class and we will determine size, cut out the garment and then sew it up with your serger and coverhem machine. (Machines may be loaned from Haus of Stitches but please book this with Wendy). Liz will offer many hints and tips for sewing with knit fabric during the class + Notes will also be supplied for future reference.

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Class: #00124 The Art of Hand Sewing

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Date:  Monday May 30 and Tuesday May 31 from 9 am to 4 pm

Class Registration:  $225.00

Kit Fee: $50.00

Class Overview:  In this class you will explore the art of  hand sewing skills needed to make lovely handmade clothing and home décor projects using knits and woven fabrics new and recycled. Learn the Alabama Chanin way of  sewing and embellishing to make beautiful garments that you will cherish for years while making a cowl in class.

 

Class: #00126 Primitive Rug Hooking

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Date:  Thursday June 2, Friday June 3 and Saturday June 4 from 9 am to 4 pm

Class Registration:  $325.00

Class Overview: :   Learn how to make hand hooked rugs with the same methods used in the 1800’s You will learn how to plan and design an aged looking, primitive style rug to be hooked on burlap.  Traditional dyeing and finishing techniques will also be explored.

 

 

 

 

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Class: #00130 Creating Negative and Positive Designs

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Date: Tuesday May 31 from 9 am to 4 pm 

Registration Fee: $125.00

Class Overview: This technique was a favourite of British quilter Jo Rednall.  A simple shape is transferred to a vertically pieced background to create a negative/positive design.  The design is fused and machine appliquéd.  Simple shapes are the most successful, and only two fabrics are required.  

 

 

Class: #00128 Fast & Accurate Machine Piecing - Mary Ellen Hopkins Methods 3

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Date: Wednesday June 1 and Thursday June 2 from 9 am to 4 pm 

Registration Fee: $225.00

Class Overview: Now that you have mastered all the tips and techniques from Mary Ellen Hopkins levels 1 & 2, its time to expand your design horizons and raise your skill level.  This level adds 60 degree triangles to the mix and produces many 3D effect designs.  The sewing is simple, but accuracy is required.  The result will be well worth the effort. 

 

 

Class: #00129 Kaffe Fassett Club - Condensed

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Date: Friday June 3 and Saturday June 4 from 9 am to 4 pm 

Registration Fee: $225.00

Class Overview:  This is for Kaffe Fassett fabric lovers, and is a condensed version of the popular Di-Versity Quilt Store club.  You will come away with dozens of ideas to showcase these great fabrics. Day one will be spent discussing designs suitable for Kaffe's stripe fabrics, and for his florals.  There will be handouts, design pages, mock ups, and many samples to see.  Day 2 will be your sewing day.  Choose a pattern and work on one project or sew samples for future reference. .

 

 


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Class: #00131 Rust Sampler Class

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Date: Tuesday May 31 from 9 am to 4 pm

Registration Fee: $125.00

Kit Fee: $15.00

Class Overview: .In this class you will create a wall hanging from rust printed fabric

 

 

Class: #00133 Felted Flower

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Date: Friday June 3 and Saturday June 4 from 9 am to 4 pm

Registration Fee: $225.00

Kit Fee:  $55.00

Class Overview: This is an embellishing class using hand and machine stitching.  We will explore embroidery, stitching on water soluble film, cording and beading on felted flower. 

 

Class: #00135 Landscape - All about Trees

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Date: Wednesday  June 1 from 9 am to 4 pm

Registration Fee: $125.00

Kit Fee: $15.00

Class Overview: We will be creating 3 art cards featuring different techniques to create realistic trees.

 

 

 

Class: #00137 The Advanced Art of Hand Embroidery - Peacock Needle Case

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Date: Thursday  June 2 from 9 am to 4 pm

Registration Fee: $125.00

Kit Fee: $15.00

Class Overview: You will make a Peacock Needle case done on wool and featuring Brazilian embroidery.  Students must have basic knowledge of fundamental embroidery stitches.  Class will cover dimensional stitches. 

 

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Jan Bones' Classes

 

 

 

 

Class: #00139 Waistline Finishes (Hybrid)

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Date: Friday May 27 from 9 am to 4pm

Registration Fee: $125.00

Kit Fee: $35.00

Class Overview: The waistline edges of skirts and pants may be finished in many ways.  Sew a set of samples in this class to learn the best choices for your projects.  Techniques for knit and woven fabric will be included.  You will sew waistband, elastics, facings, ribbons, linings because they are all possible solutions for comfortable and attractive finishes for daywear and nightwear!

 

 

 

Class:  #00141 Shawl Collar Bias Cut Top

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Date: Saturday May 28 and Sunday May 29 from 9 am to 4 pm 

Registration Fee: $225.00

Kit Fee: $12.00

Class Overview: This design is beautiful to wear, with it's comfortable & feminine shaping.  the "Shawl Collar Bias Cut Top" pattern is a top/blouse/light jacket you will love to wear with jeans, a skirt or a suit.  In this class you will cut and sew a "Shawl Collar Bias cut top and gain experience in all aspects fo bias cut fabrics.  Learn accurate pattern preparation methods, correct layouts, techniques for seams, a shaped collar, hem edges & many other helpful ideas for your sewing joy! We will make a simple test copy first, check the fit and then proceed into the 'real' things.  This is a busy class with many things to see, learn and DO!

Class: #00143 Pattern Grading (Hybrid)

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Date:  Monday May 30 - 9 am -12 Noon

Registration Fee:  $70.00

Kit Fee: $10.00

Class Overview:  Pattern grading is a technique to increase or decrease the size of a paper sewing patterns.  When grading is used, the proportion and shape of the original clothing design intact.  In this class students will be introduced to grading various full scale patterns in ladies & children's sizes and to have success with the final outcome.. We will use a pencil and a metric ruler along with step by step instructions.

Class: #00177 Textiles (Hybrid)

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Date:  Tuesday May 31 - 9 am -4 pm

Registration Fee:  $125.00

Kit Fee: $20.00

Class Overview: We live with Textiles in every part of our day.  It has been said that everyone who sews would enjoy this class because you will come to understand the properties of different fibers and fabrics.  this knowledge will help sewists make good choices for their projects and it will answer fabric question often asked about why things happen as they do.  We will investigate Woven fabric, knit fabric, interfacing and lining.  Each student will create a workbook filled with fabric samples for future reference.

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Ana Buzzalino's Classes

Class: #00145 Introduction to Fabric Painting (Virtual)

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Date:  Sunday May 29 from 9 am to 4 pm

Class Registration:  $125.00

Class Overview:  This workshop will focus on basics of  painting on fabric, shading, highlighting and blending. 

 

 

 

Class: #00146 Simple Landscapes (Virtual)

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Date:  Wednesday June 1 and Thursday June 2 from 9 am to Noon

Class Registration:  $125.00   

Class Overview:  In this workshop, students will work on a wall hanging - approximately 10" x 20".  They will learn how to cut and sew simple curves to prepare the background, without marking or pinning.  Once the background has been finished the basic landscape sewn, the design is drawn on the fabric.  The piece will then be quilted in preparation for painting.  A quilting demo will be offered with different background fillers.  Painting techniques - including shading and highlighting - will be demonstrated. 

 

Class: #00147 Free Motion Quilting (Virtual)

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Date:  Saturday June 4 from 9 am to 4 pm

Class Registration:  $125.00   

Class Overview:  Students will focus on simple free-motion motifs and straight lines. 

 

 

 

 

Carol Feller Classes

Class: #00148  Fitting your Knits (Virtual)

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Date: Friday May 27 from 9 to 11 am 

Registration Fee: $60.00

Class Overview: Knitting a sweater can be very intimidating: they are long projects with so many things to keep track of.  However, a perfectly fitting handknit sweater can be incredibly satisfying.  In this class you'll learn three key skills for knitting perfect sweaters: how to measure yourself correctly, how to match body measurements to pattern sizes, and how to modify patters to fit you unique body shape.   We'.. examine different sweater styles and how they can be modified.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class: #00149 Cable like a Pro (Virtual)

Date: Saturday May 28  from 9 am - 11 am

Registration Fee: $60.00

Class Overview:  If you'd love to learn or improve you cable knitting this is the class for you.  Learn how to read cable charts, and understand what all the symbols mean.  Learn to knit cables both with and without a cable needle.  Most importantly learn how to fix your cable mistakes without ripping.  

 

 

 

 

Class: #00150 Finishing your Knits (Virtual)

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Date: Sunday May 29 from 9 to 11 am

Registration Fee: $60.00

Class Overview: Come and join Carol Feller in this class to learn how to get that knit finished.  Learn all her favourite finishing techniques which can make all the difference.  Learn how to pick up stitches, seam your knits, create button band and single -row buttonholes and try a little bit of I-cord edging.

 

 

 

 

 

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Wendy van der Walt's Classes

 

 

 

Class:  #00151 Star Quilt Basics (Hybrid)

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Date: Monday May 30 from 9 am to 4 pm

Registration Fee: $125.00

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Class:  #00152 The Tidy Tote

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Date:  Wednesday June 1 and Thursday June 2 from 9 am to 4 pm

Registration Fee:  $225.00

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Class:  #00153 Tuffet

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Date:  Friday June 3 from 9 am to 4 pm

Registration Fee: $125.00

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Class: #00154 Rope Bowl Part 2 (Hybrid)

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Date: Tuesday May 31 2 from 9 am to 4 pm

Registration Fee: $125.00

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Shelley & Bernie Tobisch Classes

Class: #00155 Building a Better Relationship with your Serger

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Date:  Friday May 27 - 10 am - 4 pm

Registration Fee: $125.00

Class Overview: Do you feel like you're having a communication problem with your serger? Yesterday it was behaving and today it's not! Maybe this relationship needs some counselling? Let Bernie be your facilitator to guide you to a better understanding of this sometimes vexing but valuable tool in your sewing room. Learn how to trouble shoot and to understand what it is telling you when it balks at a task. This is a fun, information-filled class where you will learn how to take control and rid yourself of frustration. We will cover basic maintenance and techniques that will have you using your serger with renewed confidence

 

 

Class:  #00156 Pin-less Piecing and Press as you go - Pinwheels and Nine Patches

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Date:  Saturday May 28 & Sunday May 29 - 10 am - 4 pm

Registration Fee: $225.00

Class Overview: Join Team Tobisch and make blocks for Pinwheels and Nine Patches while learning about new tools and techniques for cutting, piecing and pressing that effortlessly lead to precision.  The class begins with Bernie showing you how to turn your sewing machine into a precision piecing instruments.  Next Shelley will teach you the importance of fabric preparation along with accurate cutting and pin-less piecing.  You will also learn how to work with Easy Press Pen and Easy Press Fabric Treatment to create flat seams which easily lead to improved accuracy.  In addition, you will learn how to make easy and accurate half-square triangles and how to work with Quilt Block Builders to help keep your pieces in order while piecing.  This class is designed for you if you wish to improve upon your accuracy whether a confident beginner or experienced quiltmaker. 

 

Class:  #00157 Building a Better Relationship with your Sewing Machine

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Date:   Monday May 30 - 10 am - 4 pm

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Class Overview:  If you need relationship counseling with your machine, then this class is for you.  Learn what your sewing machine is trying to tell you and also how to tell it what you want.  Unravel the mystery of tension, learn light maintenance and understand the importance of the right foot.  Get closer to your machine and spend more time focused on your sewing, less time frustrated.  Together we will address tension, feeding of fabric, needle and thread choices and do some fancy footwork! this class is based on Bernie's book "you and Your Sewing Machine" and a copy in class would make a great resource. 

Class:  Caring for your Fantastic Featherweight

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Date: #00158 Tuesday May 31 - 10 am - 4 pm - In person

            #00160 Thursday June 2 - 10 am - 4 pm - virtual

Registration Fee $125.00

Class Overview: Join Bernie in this fun and informative class and learn how to give your Singer Featherweight the TLC it needs.  Learn about oiling, belt tension,  motor brushes, tension calibration and more.  In the process you will be giving your beloved machine a supervised tune-up.  Bernie will have common replacement parts available just in case they are needed.  Please note this class is for Singer Featherweights only.  No other older straight stitch machines, please!

 

Class: #00159 Thimble Quilt - Hand piecing with Transparent Rubber Stamps and Acorn Products (Hybrid)

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Date:  Wednesday June 1

Registration Fee  $125.00

Class Overview: Hand piecing is making a resurgence.  Quilters around the world are taking time to slo3w down and enjoy quiet hours creating anytime, anywhere.  Hand piecing is portable, uncomplicated and extremely enjoyable.  marking shapes with transparent rubber stamps means there is no complicated measuring.  The stitching line and seam allowance are stamped onto the fabric.  This provides consistent quarter inch seams which eliminates the need to tediously trace around templates thus saving loads of time in the preparation process.  Theses shapes can be cut out with a rotary cutter or scissors.  The stamps are transparent which makes fussy cutting trouble-free!  Working with the running stitch is simple.  since we only stitch through two layers at a time creating precise points and exact matches is easy and vry satisfying.  sign up today and become a member of the hand piecing revival!

 

Class: #00161 Machine Applique the Apliquick Way

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Date:  Friday June 3 and Saturday June 4 - 10 am - 4 pm 

Registration Fee: $225.00

Class Overview:    Have you always wanted to try turned edge applique? Then now is the time to learn how with the amazing Apliquick Tools and Acorn Products.  Apliquick Tools, rods, interfacing and adhesive help you turn the edges of fabric easier an faster than basting by hand.  Acorn Products, Easy Press Fabric Treatment, Easy Press Pen and Seam align Glue, help you achieve crisp edges and hold applique shapes in position while sewing.  In this class your will learn how to prepare fabrics for applique, how to handle convex and concave curves along with inner and outer points.  Shelley will guide you through preparing your applique for sewing and Bernie will help se up your machine for best results.  Join us for a fun clas and create beautiful applique the Apliquick and Acorn way.  Pattern provided.  The finished product looks done by hand not machine. 

altRoberta Wynnyk's Classes

 

 

 

Class: #00162 Fear No Fabric

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Date: Friday May 27 from 9 am to 4 pm

Registration Fee: $125.00

Kit Fee: $25.00

Class Overview: Learn the tips and tricks needed to become a ‘Fearless Sewer’ of all fabric types.  We will tackle fabrics that are especially difficult to sew, and compile a handbook of seams, hems and finishes you will reference whenever you run into one of these fabric types in the future. ‘Fear no Fabric’ is for anyone who loves to sew or wants to learn about new fabrics to expand your sewing experience to inspire you to create new things.  All sewing levels and machine brands welcome.

 

Class: #00164 Serged Linen Tote

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Date: Saturday May 28-  9 am to 4 pm

Registration Fee: $125.00

Kit Fee: $60.00

Class Overview: :  You will become familiar with all aspects of your serger while embellishing a lovely linen tote with exotic threads and stitches. Learn about: Threading, Tensions and Threads, plus…Stitches: Overlock, Flatlock, Coverlock, and… the Accessory Feet available for your serger.  Bring whatever serger you have and we will customize the project to it.  Open to all skill levels and machine brands.

 


Class: #00166 Fast & Fun Embroidery Projects - "On the Go!"

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Date: Sunday May 29 from 9 am to 4 pm

Registration Fee: 125.00

Kit Fee:$50.00

Class Overview: We are going to embroider and construct projects that you can use on your next trip out of the country or just to go shopping. We will make a cork passport holder “in the hoop”, and applique and embroider portable Neoprene and Kodra projects for you to use when you are ‘on the go’.  You will gain a better understanding of where and when to use different stabilizers and needles, and at the same time complete some cool articles for yourself or for gifting.  All you need is an Embroidery Machine that can handle a 4.5” X 6” design and we will provide the rest.  Open to all skill levels and machine brands.

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Melissa Marginet Classes

 

 

 

 

Class:  #00168 Quilting with your Walking Foot (Hybrid)


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Date: Friday May 27 from 9 am to 4 pm

Registration Fee: $125.00

Class Overview:   As a participant in this class, you will make samples of different quilting ideas that can be executed on the home sewing machine with a walking foot.  Not everyone can afford a longarm quilter or wants to have someone else quilt their quilt, and not everyone enjoys free motion quilting.  You will create samples of waking foot designs on small quilt sandwiches to help you understand what makes each design successful.  We will also look at variations of the designs you stitch out.  These samples will be a great reference for you when deciding how to quilt your next quilt.  This class includes information on quilting all sizes of quilts on the home sewing machine.  - ALL LEVELS..  The class is based on Melissa's book Walking foot Quilting Designs which is recommended for the class.

 

Class: #00169 Break it Up  (Hybrid)

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Date: Sunday May 29 from 9 am to 4 pm

Registration Fee:  $125.00

Class Overview:  There are so many ways you can quilt as you go.  You will learn several ways, starting off with the basic sashing method, by making samples to take home to your studio for future reference.  We will also look at patterns and see how we can break them up so they can be finishe don your home sewing machines.  CONFIDENT BEGINNER AND UP

 

Class: #00170 Planning your Walking Foot Quilting (Hybrid)

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Date:  Wednesday June 1 from 9 am - 4 pm

Registration Fee: $125.00

Class Overview:   As a participant in this class, you will work with pencil and paper (or computer if you prefer)  You will be guided through various exercise to help you understand the process in designing a custom quilting plan.  We will start with diagrams of quilts I have designed as well as some basic traditional designs and then you will work on planning the quilting for one o more of your own projects.  As a class we will work together and share ideas to come up wit successful quilting plans.  -ALL LEVELS.  Based on my book,  Edge-to-Edge Walking Foot Quilting Designs which is required for the class. 

 

Class: #00171 Piled High Runner (Hybrid)

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Date: Thursday June 2 from 9 am  - Noon

Registration Fee: $70.00

Class Overview:  In this class you will make this quilt as you go table runner.  It 's a quick and easy improve technique that yields beautiful results and you're sure to make more than one once you know how.  

 

 

Class:  #00172 Delectable Mug Rug (Hybrid)

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Date: Thursday June 2 from 1 - 4 pm

Registration Fee: $70.00

Class overview:  These delightful little mats finish at about 8" x 10" and can be used as a tiny placemat for a snack or have on on your dresser for your keys and cellphone so you always know where they are.  The technique makes two at a time, a perfect yin-yank pair to share with your partner or friend or give as a gift.  In this class you will be piecing and sub-cutting, quilt-as-you-go piecing, and then learn how to make a faced binding. 

   

 

Susan Madu's Class

 

Class:  #00173 Variations in a Square (Virtual)

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Date:  Friday May 27 and Saturday May 28, from 9 am to Noon

Registration Fee:  $125.00

Class Overview: This mini quilt is a a smaller sampler of Half Square Triangles and variations on a square in a square block.   finished and  Each block demonstrates a different quilting technique building a quilters' toolkit of skills. 

 

 

Class:  #00174 Geometric Pillow (Virtual)

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Date: Monday May 30 and Tuesday May 31 from 9 am to Noon

Registration Fee $125.00

Class Overview: Build and refine your quilter's toolkit of essential skills to increase your piecing accuracy for success in all your quilting projects.  You will learn three different fundamental quilting techniques, half square triangles, curved piecing and accurate small fly geese units.  Learn to insert a flanged zipper and do some big stitch hand quilting.

 

 

 

Adrienne Gallagher Classes

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class: #00179 Glamorous Clams (Virtual)

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Date:  Monday May 30, from 9 am to Noon

Registration Fee:  $70.00

Kit Fee: $60.00

Class Overview: Let Adrienne show you how to sew beautiful decorative and satin stitches with professional results. We will use the stitches already in your sewing machine, no embroidery or special equipment required. Create new looks by changing these stitches through elongation, changing stitch widths and lengths, experimenting with different threads, and combining stitch patterns. After this class, you will have the skills to make your own “Glamorous Clams” creation, whether it be a quilt, a pillow, a bag, wall hanging or table topper. Master your machine’s decorative stitches, use your thread collection for stunning results!

Class: #00181 Take Control of Rulerwork Quilting (Virtual)

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Date:  Friday  June 3, from 9 am to 2 pm (4 hours)

Registration Fee:  $90.00 includes kit

Class Overview:  Ready to try rulerwork quilting? Learn the basics from BERNINA Educator, Adrienne. She’ll show you how to stop and start quilting, how to hold your ruler, how to plan quilting your blocks as you work on a sampler quilt. You are going to enjoy the benefits of rulerwork quilting: no more turning the quilt, just move the ruler. And minimal marking is required. Use the BERNINA Ruler Kit for sit down machines or see basic ruler list in requirements.

 

 

 

Gail Heller Class

Class: #00175 Hunter Star (Virtual)

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Date:  Thursday June 2, from 9 am to 4 pm

Registration Fee:  $125.00

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Diane Dugan Class

 

 

 

 

Class: #00176 Selfie Dress Form

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Date:  Friday May 27  from 7 - 9 and Saturday May 28 and Sunday May 29 from 9 am to 4 pm

Registration Fee: $275.00

Class Overview: Join Diane and make yourself a beautiful custom dress form using your own body measurements.  Made completely from cloth and stuffed with poly fil.  You will make a replica of your own body and shape that will make sewing and fitting garments a breeze.