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Techniques: Easy methods to make half square triangles, back spin pressing technique. This quilt by Edyta Sitar is an excellent scrap quilt to mark your own journey in quilting. The quilt will be a nice memento of all the quilts you have made along the way. This quilt is from the book Patches of Blue by Edyta Sitar. This is an excellent book with numerous quilt patterns that work well with scraps. Teacher: Jennifer Hodge

Cost: $ 15.00 - $ 55.00
Techniques: HSTs, conquering bias edges, trimming tricks. The Fox and Geese Block is a traditional block with many layout options that create secondary patterns in the quilt. This block is an excellent block to tame one, two, or three colour piles of scraps, or use every colour for a truly scrappy version of the quilt. Teacher: Jennifer Hodge

Cost: $ 15.00
Techniques: Sewing Curves and Circles. A favourite collection of fabrics and scraps will be a starting point for this fun quilt. Fabric choices are the key to this eye popping quilt and the busier the fabric the better! You will be dreaming circles. Teacher: Jennifer Hodge

Cost: $ 15.00
Techniques: ripless paper piecing, gentle curves, trimming blocks. Holiday Pickles is a variation of the pickle dish pattern and uses a variety of batiks, both scraps and fat quarters. The results are well worth the challenge. You will use and learn the ripless paper piecing technique. Teacher: Jennifer Hodge

Cost: $ 15.00
Learn to sew these gentle curves on this modern quilt. This pretty quilt will be a lovely addition to the back of a sofa. The pattern calls for jelly roll strips and the Quick Curve Ruler. Use yardage with fewer fabrics for a more understated look. Teacher: Jennifer Hodge

Cost: $ 50.00 - $ 96.00
Deck the halls with this charming wall hanging that will remind you of summer days. Fusible Applique loaded with embellishments will personalize this project and make it a special keepsake that will adorn your home for years to come. Evening class available upon request. Teacher: Dyane Dezainde

Cost: $ 57.00
Create your own festive tree skirt or table topper using a 10 degree wedge ruler and the "Just Peachy" quilt pattern. You will learn cutting, sewing, and pressing tips to use the 10 degree wedge ruler. Participants will plan, cut, and sew a festive circular quilt into a table topper or tree skirt. Teacher: Jennifer Hodge

Cost: $ 45.00 - $ 90.90
If you hate binding by hand or just don't have the time then try doing it all by machine and get those quilts done! We will go over joining strips, mitered corners, and a perfect machine finish. Teacher: Tara Starzomski

Cost: $ 25.00
This gorgeous bag and matching accessory bag is created using one jelly roll (with enough remaining to make another large bag) and Bosal foam stabilizer. This foam stabilizer gives your bag stand up durability. You will want to use it daily or make a bag for every season. It would make the perfect Christmas gift for your best friend! The process is easy! Just sew a 2 1/2" strip and flip and repeat. Teacher: Sylvia Shackles

Cost: $ 25.00
Diamonds sparkle in this modern and dramatic quilt pattern by Robin Pickens. In this class you will play with colour combinations and values, then learn how to cut the fabric diamonds using the Creative Grids Kaleidoscope Ruler. Teacher: Paige DIckey

Cost: $ 50.00 - $ 93.00
This 7 session class will teach you the techniques and tips to make a sampler quilt designed as a beginner quilt. It can be made with different quilt blocks that can be used as a wall hanging or a lap quilt when completed. You will learn about rotary cutting, quick and accurate piecing, pressing, layering, and be provided an over view of quilting techniques and binding. Teacher: Tammy Spencer

Cost: $ 140.00
This set of 4 Christmas coasters comes with a handy holder, all constructed in the 5 x 7" hoop of your embroidery machine. The holder is stipple quilted and can serve as a small hotpad. The center designs are appliqued, and the pieced frame of each coaster is done as part of the embroidery process, using the stitch and flip method. Topstitching may be done on a regular sewing machine, but it is not essential. This little package makes a great stocking stuffer or hostess gift. The basic pattern can be changed to suit other occasions, just change the embroidery or applique. How about a monogram? We will make one coaster and the holder in class. Note: An online embroidery pattern is required to be purchased for this class (approx. $5). Teacher: Carol Smith

Cost: $ 30.00
This large smart phone case is also the perfect size for your passport! It is fully quilted, and the Velcro tab keeps your phone safe and not exposed to scratchy zippers. In addition, the zippered front pocket will hold your ID, credit card or change. The whole case is fully lined, with no visible seams, even in the pocket. The front label with monogram is optional. The cross-body strap, also optional, is made on your regular sewing machine, but the case itself is done "In The Hoop" of your embroidery machine. It is a little complicated, but you will be thrilled when it comes together! You will need an embroidery machine and a 6x10" hoop for this class. Note: An online embroidery pattern is required to be purchased for this class (approx. $15). Teacher: Carol Smith

Cost: $ 40.00
The pocket reading pillow can be made for different sized pillow forms and is not just for books. I saw one created to store a birthday card collection for an 80 year old, which seems like a great idea to me. Once you have the pattern you will find more uses for this lovely project. This is a machine embroidery class and requires an embroidery machine! Please bring yours to class. The project is assembled with a regular sewing machine, but in class we will create the embroidered front panel and prepare the rest of the pillowcase for assembly on your sewing machine at home. The hoop used in the sample was 6 x 10 inches, (Janome RE20b). Note: Students are required to purchase and download embroidery designs in advance. If you are not familiar with buying designs from the internet, come to class early and we will do it together on my computer. Teacher: Carol Smith

Cost: $ 30.00
If you have been thinking about purchasing or upgrading your sewing machine we will be having a Janome instructor on site providing an informative tutorial on the Janome Professional series of sewing machines (MC9450, MC8900, MC8200, Skylines S3, S5, or S7, HD6700, CPX 2000, and AT2000D air thread serger). Fifteen (15) techniques will be covered showing the different machine features used to create these techniques. This is an ideal opportunity to try out a new machine and learn sewing techniques in a relaxed, fun environment. No stress to get a complex project finished. Take your time as you circulate the room sewing and compiling a fun workbook record of your journey while using the variety of different Janome machines and sergers. A great opportunity to learn good sewing information to use on your next project! Janome Educator: Michael Smith

Cost: $ 25.00
Love quilting? Come 'dine' with us as you sample and learn a dozen different ways to quilt your quilts: from free motion - to ruler quilting - to software driven options - to appliquilting and more. This is a wonderful skills booster class where you will be inspired to expand your quilting tool belt to include many different techniques which you may not have considered previously. Janome Educator: Michael Smith

Cost: $ 15.00
Come and learn the new easy way to applique using Apliquick rods and interfacing while making this monogram table runner. Each piece is prepared using the Apliquick method of using two rods to hold and accurately fold the fabric over the shapes interfacing and glue the fold in place. With this method you will get great smooth edges and perfect points without having to use your needle to turn the fabric under. Once pieces are prepared you can choose to machine or hand applique the tablerunner. Teacher: Paige Dickey

Cost: $ 75.00
Ready to quilt but don't know which design to use or where to start? Maximize your quilting time by going to the machine with a plan. This seminar will discuss how to plan quilting designs, how to choose what to quilt, and where to find inspiration. Bring a quilt top along and put theory into action! Teacher: Tara Starzomski

Cost: $ 40.00
Tired of sewing straight seams? Are you ready for a challenge? If you are, I will show you how to take the fright out of sewing curves using the Quick Curve Ruler. This quilt is stash friendly too! Teacher: Sylvia Shackles

Cost: $ 50.00 - $ 101.00
Make a jaunty Santa to hang for the holidays. Curved piecing is fast and easy with the QCR mini ruler. Made with traditional or modern fabrics, he is sure to delight! Teacher: Tara Starzomski

Cost: $ 45.00 - $ 87.50
Have you been frustrated trying to quilt that queen-size quilt on a small domestic machine? In the last couple of decades, there has been an explosion of books and videos to help in our quest to complete larger quilts from start to finish. In this "techniques" workshop, you will practice some methods that will cover the specifics of cutting, handling and maneuvering a quilt on a small machine. Teacher: Sylvia Benvie

Cost: $ 50.00
This seminar will introduce everything you need to know to get started quilting with rulers. Learn about the ruler foot, different rulers, and how to choose them, as well as, setting up your machine for success. Come and have all your questions answered. There will also be a chance to try out some ruler work at the end of the session. Find out if ruler quilting is right for you! Teacher: Tara Starzomski

Cost: $ 20.00
Increase your knowledge and confidence working with rulers by completing this sampler that uses straight rulers, curved rulers, and a few specialty rulers. We will cover how to mark for ruler quilting, how to make a design fit, and how to combine ruler work free motion for stunning results. Note: Ruler foot required for class. Teacher: Tara Starzomski

Cost: $ 45.00
This lovely fusible applique Snowman Village Pillow will allow you to let your creativity make it a unique project for your home or as a gift for a special someone. Make the project as a long pillow, or customize it into a smaller pillow, or a jolly Christmas wall hanging to fit your decor or available space. Your imagination is the limit. Teacher: Dyane Dezaide

Cost: $ 55.00
Be a stitch wizard!! What do all those fancy stitches on your machine really do? How can you change them to do more? In our first session we will build a stitch notebook. A reference tool to use to create some wonderful artistic pieces. This is a fun way to see what your machine can do. ANY modern machine can do it, from a few utility stitches to lots of decorative ones. Let?s just see what we can create! Teacher: Jackie Peterson

Cost: $ 55.00
Back by popular demand!! You can do more than straight lines with your continuous feed (walking) foot! In this class, you will make a number of sample sandwiches to keep as reference for use on future quilts. The reference book, WALK, sets out patterns step by step that are easily adapted to your quilting projects. You will be surprised at what you can do. Instructor: Sylvia Benvie

Cost: $ 69.00
Do you own a sewing machine that you don't know how to use?? Would you like to know what all the dials and buttons are for but don't know where to start? Then this class is for you! First of all, your sewing machine needs to be in good working order and you will need to bring your sewing machine manual and accessories to the class. This class will provide a review of all the basic sewing machine features and components and include instruction to learn the following; straight stitching, zig-zag, button hole, zipper, decorative stitching, proper tension settings, needle usage based on material, and general cleaning and care of your machine. This class is open to beginners, 12 years and up. Teachers: Sylvia Benvie & Paige Dickey

Cost: $ 25.00

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BPSM SOCIETY - WORKSHOP 1 - BLUEBERRY CREAM PIE - Sep 24

Techniques: Easy methods to make half square triangles, back spin pressing technique. This quilt by Edyta Sitar is an excellent scrap quilt to mark your own journey in quilting. The quilt will be a nice memento of all the quilts you have made along the way. This quilt is from the book Patches of Blue by Edyta Sitar. This is an excellent book with numerous quilt patterns that work well with scraps. Teacher: Jennifer Hodge

Quilt As You Go - Sep 26, Oct 17 OR Sep 28, Oct 19

Have you been frustrated trying to quilt that queen-size quilt on a small domestic machine? In the last couple of decades, there has been an explosion of books and videos to help in our quest to complete larger quilts from start to finish. In this "techniques" workshop, you will practice some methods that will cover the specifics of cutting, handling and maneuvering a quilt on a small machine. Teacher: Sylvia Benvie

Gorgeous Quilted Bag with Matching Accessory Bag - Sep 27

This gorgeous bag and matching accessory bag is created using one jelly roll (with enough remaining to make another large bag) and Bosal foam stabilizer. This foam stabilizer gives your bag stand up durability. You will want to use it daily or make a bag for every season. It would make the perfect Christmas gift for your best friend! The process is easy! Just sew a 2 1/2" strip and flip and repeat. Teacher: Sylvia Shackles

Sep 28
Quilt As You Go - Sep 26, Oct 17 OR Sep 28, Oct 19
Oct 1
Stitch Wizard - Oct 1, 22 OR Nov 7, 21
Oct 2
Introduction to Quilting - Oct 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Nov 6, 13

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