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Join a Husqvarna-Viking Education Specialist to create this fun and easy project with the Designer Epic machine! This project shows off various built-in applique stitches, decorative stitches (including how to program a decorative stitch), and embroidery with precise positioning. The multi-line decorative stitch foot and mini piping foot will be used to demonstrate their effectiveness, and the increased piercing power of the Designer Epic will WOW you! Leave this class with a cute clutch to call your own.

Cost: $ 45.00
Join a Husqvarna-Viking Education Specialist to create this fun and easy project with your Designer Epic machine! This project shows off various built-in applique stitches, decorative stitches (including how to program a decorative stitch), and embroidery with precise positioning. The multi-line decorative stitch foot and mini piping foot will be used to demonstrate their effectiveness, and the increased piercing power of the Designer Epic will WOW you! Leave this class with a cute clutch to call your own.

Cost: $ 45.00
Have you ever wondered what embroidery is all about? It is the art of decorating cloth! What do all of us sewers have in common? We like to create things with cloth, so let?s take your sewing projects to the next level with machine embellishment! Join us on a journey through all different stages of machine embellishment. We will reveal the information you need to know so you can get the most out of your sewing machine?s decorative stitches. We will also explore free-motion and automatic embroidery techniques from start to finish, covering all the necessary supplies and steps in between. Our HUSQVARNA VIKING? Education Specialist is excited to share various techniques she has learned over the years which will not only inspire you but help take your sewing projects to an entirely new level. Sign up early as space is limited!

Cost: $ 15.00
Are you a quilter and want to get the most out of your sewing machine? Are you just getting the quilting bug and want to know more? Join us as we explore all the different aspects of machine quilting from straight stitches and free-motion to decorative stitches and hooped automatic embroidery. Our HUSQVARNA VIKING? Education Specialist is here to share tips and hints from years of quilting. See what is available in the latest accessories and how they can help take your machine quilted projects to the next level! Register now as space is limited and we don?t want you to miss the fun!

Cost: $ 15.00
Join Debby Hunker of Doodabug Dreamer for 3 days of skill building fun as you make Urban Tote by Sue Cheek of Maggy55. If you've ever wanted to take your bag making skills to the next level, have wanted to work with leather, or have wondered what difference industrial machines can make, this is the opportunity to learn! In addition to making a great bag, you will get to see where domestic machines meet industrial machines, get to use a Titan flatbed, and a Titan cylinder arm industrial, and see how heavy duty industrial's can take bag making to the next level.

Cost: $ 275.00
Whether you're going to Hawaii or simply Sylvan Lake, this tote should go with you! Learn how to make this fun and fresh Aloha Tote with instructor Debbie there to step you through it. It has 6 interior pockets and a no-sag bottom with a magnetic closure. It is 11? wide at the top by 12 ?? tall and 4?deep and the best part is, its fat quarter friendly!

Cost: $ 60.00
Sew a stylish and functional bag that?s perfect for work, school, traveling and more ? no quilting required! Learn step-by- step methods to create stunning handbags. Techniques include- how to stabilize the fabric, insert zippers, piping, pockets, lining, embellishments etc. Choose eye catching fabrics, prints or traditional designs. Pattern provided includes 3 sizes. Now you can go home and make your own professional handbags, bags and purses!

Cost: $ 89.00
Now that you know how to sew a bra, join Jeanette from Sew Uplifting on this retreat as she teaches you to take a commercial bra pattern and fit yourself and others! You will learn how to read the wrinkles and how to adjust a pattern to fit your friend, family member or client. Students will be required to fit each other as well as models. If time permits, we will run over a few basic style changes at the end of the class.

Cost: $ 975.00
In this class you will learn the construction techniques to make a bra that looks and fits as good or better than ready-to-wear! Specialist Jeanette will adjust each person's pattern to their unique body. A kit that includes light coloured fabrics and supplies will be given to each student. There will be additional supplies available for purchase in class. Please bring a pastel coloured or white polyester thread for this class.

Cost: $ 325.00
Join specialist Jeanette as she teaches you cut and sew foam drafting and construction techniques with your personal fitted bra pattern! You will have the option of sewing the cut and sew bra from your pattern, or from the Ruby bra pattern. Upon completing this class you will have the skills to make a professional looking foam covered bra that fits you perfectly!

Cost: $ 325.00
The class you have been waiting for! Get ready for the comfiest sports bra ever: join specialist Jeanette as she teaches you construction and style changes to the latest Pin Up Girls Bra Pattern Ingrid. Ingrid is a very supportive wireless bra and lends herself to a number of styles of bras from sports bra to sexy. With the Ingrid you will be able to choose your closure (front, back or both) as well as style of closure (zippered, hook or eye.) This bra class will give you a great start to design comfortable supportive bras in a number of styles. Bra will be made in black with your choice of closure.

Cost: $ 310.00
Join us for Bernina's monthly Creative Studio Club! Focused on quick and easy projects, each lesson showcases the best of BERNINA products, features and benefits that will enhance your sewing, crafting, quilting and hobbies. Some of the lessons will cover free motion quilting skills and overlocker as well! Each contains a video featuring a camera demonstration, project and/or technique instruction handouts. Leave each lesson with new knowledge, skills and techniques to take your projects to the next level!

Cost: $ 160.00
Get the most out of your BERNINA EMBROIDERY MACHINE. Join Bev in these webinar format classes as you learn all there is to know about your machine?s embroidery and embroidery editing features. You do not have to bring your embroidery machine. Just come to class and learn all of the steps necessary to complete the project while learning editing features on your machine. Then you will take home a CD with the complete instructions, video of class instructions as well as the embroidery files(s). Each lesson will cover a different topic and project.

Cost: $ 160.00
This class is a new take on embroidery! Learn about special embroidery techniques and tools and put them to use with specially crafted projects to make your embroidery experience smoother. Learn how to troubleshoot embroidery issues and have all of your questions answered in this interactive class. The projects will not be made in class. You will see step-by-step how to create it and then take home a CD of class notes, videos, and embroidery files. FOR ALL EMBROIDERY MACHINES! NOTE: this class replaces ?Embroidery Fearless? and we are positive that you will like the new format tailored to your embroidery needs. This is a virtual club!

You asked and we answered! Join us for Central's first hands-on, ongoing embroidery club that will have you leaving with expanded knowledge as well as fun and funky projects once a month! Explore which products and tools will give you the most optimum results, learn new embroidery techniques, tips and tricks from the embroidery experts and MORE! Classes include info on freestanding lace, in the hoop projects, embroidering tea towels, mastering t-shirts, and more to come.

Cost: $ 180.00
You asked and we answered! Join us for Central's first hands-on, ongoing embroidery club that will have you leaving with expanded knowledge as well as fun and funky projects once a month! Explore which products and tools will give you the most optimum results, learn new embroidery techniques, tips and tricks from the embroidery experts and MORE! Classes include info on freestanding lace, in the hoop projects, embroidering tea towels, mastering t-shirts, and more to come.

Cost: $ 180.00
This class is for beginning embroiderers. Are you not comfortable with your embroidery machine yet? Let us help! Make four seasonal mug rugs using your embroidery machine. A mug rug is larger than a coaster but smaller than a placemat ? the perfect size for a mug of coffee or tea and a treat! We will use four different methods to create these projects. Some of the mats will be finished using quilting methods including adding a binding using pre-made bias tape or you can make your own to match your fabric.

Cost: $ 52.00
Do you have an embroidery machine and/or an electronic cutter? Would you like to see a return on your investment? Do you want to work from home and still make money? Join Bev as she shows you how use either your embroidery machine or your electronic cutter in a home-based business. She will cover marketing, pricing, best business practices, locating embroidery designs or svg graphics, trade associations and shows plus much more.

Cost: $ 40.00
You will learn about stabilizers, threads, etc to make your machine embroidery awesome! We will also cover how to transfer embroidery designs to your machine.

Cost: $ 100.00
You will learn about stabilizers, threads, etc to make your machine embroidery awesome! We will also cover how to transfer embroidery designs to your machine.

Cost: $ 100.00
In this class, we will learn about the accessories that came with your machine, we will discuss the functions of your machine, maintenance and begin some techniques. The following week will cover some additional feet, special techniques and programming.

Cost: $ 100.00
In this class, we will learn about the accessories that came with your machine, we will discuss the functions of your machine, maintenance and begin some techniques. The following week will cover some additional feet, special techniques and programming.

Cost: $ 100.00
You will learn about stabilizers, threads, etc to make your machine embroidery awesome! We will also cover how to transfer embroidery designs to your machine.

Cost: $ 100.00
You will learn about stabilizers, threads, etc to make your machine embroidery awesome! We will also cover how to transfer embroidery designs to your machine.

Cost: $ 100.00
In this class, we will learn about the accessories that came with your machine, we will discuss the functions of your machine, maintenance and begin some techniques. The following week will cover some additional feet, special techniques and programming.

Cost: $ 100.00
In this class, we will learn about the accessories that came with your machine, we will discuss the functions of your machine, maintenance and begin some techniques. The following week will cover some additional feet, special techniques and programming.

Cost: $ 100.00
You will learn about stabilizers, threads, etc to make your machine embroidery awesome! We will also cover how to transfer embroidery designs to your machine.

Cost: $ 100.00
You will learn about stabilizers, threads, etc to make your machine embroidery awesome! We will also cover how to transfer embroidery designs to your machine.

Cost: $ 100.00
In this class, we will learn about the accessories that came with your machine, we will discuss the functions of your machine, maintenance and begin some techniques. The following week will cover some additional feet, special techniques and programming.

Cost: $ 100.00
In this class, we will learn about the accessories that came with your machine, we will discuss the functions of your machine, maintenance and begin some techniques. The following week will cover some additional feet, special techniques and programming.

Cost: $ 100.00
You will learn about stabilizers, threads, etc to make your machine embroidery awesome! Also how to transfer designs to your machine.

Cost: $ 100.00
You will learn about stabilizers, threads, etc to make your machine embroidery awesome! We will also cover how to transfer embroidery designs to your machine.

Cost: $ 100.00
In this class, we will learn about the accessories that came with your machine, we will discuss the functions of your machine, maintenance and begin some techniques. The following week will cover some additional feet, special techniques and programming.

Cost: $ 100.00
In this class, we will learn about the accessories that came with your machine, we will discuss the functions of your machine, maintenance and begin some techniques. The following week will cover some additional feet, special techniques and programming.

Cost: $ 100.00
In this class you will learn about the parts of your serger, your accessories, threading and basic 3 and 4 thread techniques.

Cost: $ 100.00
In this class you will learn the parts of your serger, your accessories, threading and basic 3 and 4 thread techniques.

Cost: $ 100.00
Become friends with your sewing machine! This course covers everything from general maintenance to the use of a variety of stitches and machine adjustments

Cost: $ 100.00
Become friends with your sewing machine! This course covers everything from general maintenance to the use of a variety of stitches and machine adjustments.

Cost: $ 100.00
This weekly 2 hour class builds on the skills learned in the Learn to Sew class. New techniques will be taught based on the skill set of those enrolled. This class runs from January to March 2019 and is the second session- the first session ran from September to November of 2018.

Cost: $ 225.00
From beginners to more advanced, this weekly 1.5 hour class teaches kids the basics of sewing and following patterns. The teachers adapt each lesson to the skill set of those enrolled.

Cost: $ 175.00
From beginners to more advanced, this weekly 1.5 hour class teaches kids the basics of sewing and following patterns. The teachers adapt each lesson to the skill set of those enrolled. This class is the second quarter of the first session that ran from September to December of 2018.

Cost: $ 175.00
From beginners to more advanced, this weekly 1.5 hour class teaches kids the basics of sewing and following patterns. The teachers adapt each lesson to the skill set of those enrolled. This class runs from January March 2019 and is the second quarter of the first session that ran September to November of 2018.

Cost: $ 175.00
From beginners to more advanced, this weekly 1.5 hour class teaches kids the basics of sewing and following patterns. The teachers adapt each lesson to the skill set of those enrolled. This class runs from January to March 2019 and is the second quarter of the first session that ran September to November of 2018.

Cost: $ 175.00
In these weekly 2 hr classes, the students will sew garments suited to their sewing ability. This class is for teens 13 & up. This is the second quarter of the session that ran from September to November 2017.

Cost: $ 225.00
This class is designed for people with little or no sewing experience. You will be able complete a pair of pull on pants and an over the head top. The course will cover tools for the trade, how to read a pattern envelope including how to determine your size, fabric selection, pattern preparation and basic fitting. The suggested pattern is McCalls M2476 and the instructor will have some these patterns for sale. This is a fun class and geared to inspire you to join the sewing world. You must use your own sewing machine- it must be in working order and you must know how to use it.

If you always wanted to get into sewing but never had the time, here is the perfect class for you. It is for absolute beginners who would like make simple clothes, cushions, bags, alterations etc and need to learn how to sew first in a short space of time. Using one of Central?s classroom sewing machines, learn sewing machine operation, threading, practise essential machine stitches and learn all the sewing basics to get started. These will include how to pin & cut fabric, sewing seams, seam finish edges, topstitching & a closure. Next, take these new skills and sew an easy tote bag. Now, you are ready to go home with the confidence to continue more sewing projects!

Cost: $ 110.00
Beginner sewers will learn the basics of the sewing machine, choosing a pattern, suitable fabrics, and make a simple garment from a woven fabric. Sewers with more experience will increase their skills learning about zippers, buttons and buttonholes, pockets and how to work with different fabrics.

Cost: $ 200.00
From beginners to more advanced, this weekly 2.5 hour class teaches adults the basics of sewing and following patterns. The teachers adapt each lesson to the skill set of those enrolled.

Cost: $ 200.00
Using your selected pattern for a blouse, skirt, pants or jacket, learn to sew in zippers, buttons and buttonholes, sleeves, pockets and linings.

Cost: $ 200.00
This class is designed for people with some sewing experience. In this class we will pick up where the Learn to Sew 1 class left off. At the orientation class we will discuss your choice of pattern according to your sewing experience. You will learn more about pattern alterations and fitting. We will do samples for putting in various zippers besides putting a suitable zipper in the garment being made in class. We will practice doing button holes and machine sewing on buttons.

Cost: $ 200.00
Does this describe you? "I just bought a long arm. I mainly use pantographs but I'd love to do free motion. I just need a little help getting started." Well let the fun begin! This is an easy class for beginners and a great refresher. Did you know every quilting design is made of simple shapes? Bumps + Swoops create bananas, blooms, ribbon candy, paisleys, swirls, curls, stipples and clever combinations will inspire your creativity. Easy stitch paths will build your confidence. Play on paper first to develop your muscle memory. Then quilt with our fabulous new Handi Quilter Amara long arm machines. Choosing designs and thread that are best for you and your quilt has never been easier. Learn, laugh and love what you quilt.

Cost: $ 125.00
Do you love feathers but don't know where to begin? It's easier than you think. Start with Spineless feathers that have no backtracking or re-tracing your lines. Then explore the Bump Back method. Change the plumes to add more whimsy. Using a clear stitching path will build your confidence. Play on paper first to develop your muscle memory. Practice your feathers with our wonderful new Handi Quilter Amara long arm machines. Feather any space with a little whimsy. Join Marjiree for a day of feather happy quilting.

Cost: $ 125.00
Thread, needles and tension. This hands on class will prepare you to finish your own quilts. You will become proficient at loading and running the machine to give you a beautiful finish. It is the prerequisite to renting our long arm machines!

Cost: $ 150.00
Bored with straight lines and yearn for curves? Learn how to stitch in any direction and explore your free motion quilting creativity with quilting expert Marjiree as your guide! Say hello to circles, pebbles, rocks, sand, string of pearls, ovals and loopy combos. Add texture or whimsy to modern and traditional quilts. Have fun practicing in class!

Cost: $ 70.00
This quilt is a stunning optical illusion that actually POPS off the wall! Come learn how to make this magic happen: these results can be achieved with basic quilting skills so it is a perfect class for confident beginner quilters. By using a rotary cutter, a 1/4 inch foot and colour contrasting fabrics you can create this illusion quilt!

Cost: $ 90.00
This class is a delightful introduction into the world of feathers, which is an essential technique in the world of quilting. Use simple lines to create the illusion of abstract feathers, with no backtracking or re-stitching your lines making it easy to do! Play with your creativity and try some fun feathered fills too on your domestic machine.

Cost: $ 70.00
There's no wrong way to go with this fun, eye-catching quilt. This wonderful modern graphic quilt has only two high contrast colours; the arrows go in both directions! Sample is a wall hanging size but its easy to enlarge it to something bigger. This project is perfect for beginners!

Cost: $ 62.00
Applique is a great way to add that special touch to your projects. Let this intro course be your guide as you step into the world of applique and learn the tips and techniques to take your skills further. Instructor Jeannette will help you learn how to turn inside corners, outside corners, circles and more! You'll be an applique expert in no time.

Cost: $ 30.00
Depending on how you look at this striking quilt, it can be mountains or streaks of lightning! Join instructor Lois to create the traditional block called Delectable Mountains- this one is easily crafted with a modern technique that is fun and great for beginners! Make it in one or more colours plus a base colour that holds all the blocks together and you have a masterpiece to cozy up in on a cold winter night.

Cost: $ 76.00
This raw edge applique project is a great class for a novice quilter. Bright and colourful (or soft and muted, whichever colours you prefer!), this art quilt is a delightful addition for any child's room. You have the option of making either a wall hanging (as per pattern) or a baby quilt (like store sample). A free pattern is provided!

Cost: $ 70.00
This course is designed to teach people who are starting their journey in quilting. You will learn all the basic techniques which are needed to successfully make a quilt. In a relaxed atmosphere, we will be making one of the traditional blocks called "Railway Fence", then join these blocks together into a 52" x 60" lap size quilt. This course will walk the students through all the steps; starting from the first straight cut to the finishing binding.

Cost: $ 150.00
Who knew that adding a little something to a simple rail fence could turn it into something so different and interesting? The best part is, this quilt may look complicated but its a GREAT beginner quilter project! It only needs two basic colours that you can probably find in your stash. No stash? A few fat quarters or yardage will help you make your masterpiece. This quilt will be a cozy addition to your home for the holidays, and Lois will help you every step of the way. Easy to change the size for a baby quilt or a full size bed.

Cost: $ 50.00
Expand your serger horizons with this feminine, heirloom serger project, that will showcase the versatility of your serger. Using the rolled edge, 3-/ 4-thread overlock, and decorative threads, you will learn how easy it is to insert laces and ribbons, pintucks and ruffling. Leave with an elegant pillow cover that will impress friends and relatives! Now you can create your own blouses, night wear, baby gowns, etc.

Cost: $ 72.00
This class will cover many different techniques and tips that will take your serging further. Learn about inserting elastic, roll hemming & pivot, differential feed, tension, how to gather and more. You'll be serging like an expert after this!

Cost: $ 50.00
How fun are these traffic sign pillows for a little boy?s room? Make one or more cushions or combine several into a quilt. The simple graphic designs are easy to applique and then trim with the bias strips. The pre-cut chenille strips are easy to attach and then fluff up with a brush or wash in the washing machine.

Cost: $ 37.00
Get a head start on your Christmas sewing and build some piecing skills at the same time! This beginner class will cover the basics of half-square triangles and four-patch squares, which can be used in so many combinations to make a variety of quilts. This is a skill builder class aimed at fairly new quilters who want to expand their knowledge and abilities. This table topper finishes at 32? square. The class is for the top only.

Cost: $ 72.00
Have extra scraps lying around? Why not turn it into a project! This fun rug or placemat can be made from the scraps of batting and fabric that you can't seem to part with. The best part is you don't need much of anything! You can make it totally random or choose only a couple colours to calm it down. Black and white prints look great as do a combination of jewel tones, brights or pastels- the choice is yours.

Cost: $ 29.00
Time to flex your "software" muscles- join Bev as she puts you through your paces in the various software programs! Bring your computer with the software installed and use a variety of tools and techniques to get the most out of your program. Take home a video CD after the class with each topic recorded for later viewing and practice. Intermediate to Advanced class.

Cost: $ 50.00
Time to flex your "software" muscles- join Bev as she puts you through your paces in the various software programs! Bring your computer with the software installed and use a variety of tools and techniques to get the most out of your program. Take home a video CD after the class with each topic recorded for later viewing and practice. Intermediate to Advanced class.

Cost: $ 50.00
Anna Espindola of Sure-Fit Designs is back! In this workshop you will learn: how to take accurate dress measurements, how to draw/develop a personalized bodice front, back, sleeve pattern and skirt pattern with the Sure-Fit Designs? Master Pattern, bodice construction, sleeve fititng and more. Leave this course with the knowledge of how to design blouses and dresses that fit your curves, a master pattern that fits perfectly to your body, a test garment that fits and if time permits, a tank top!

Cost: $ 320.00
The easiest and breeziest spring/summer staple for your wardrobe! Choose from three different lengths and create the perfect look according to your preference. Pair this stunning skirt with a blouse or tee and you are ready for the warm weather. Veteran instructor Linda will help you every step of the way!

Cost: $ 76.00
Intimidated by zippers? Practise easy, foolproof methods for inserting invisible, lapped and fly zippers using industry techniques. Learn to sew in zippers like a PRO! You will complete step by step samples in class, to use for future reference. Discover notions, tips and zipper feet that will make all the difference and give you a fun experience.

Cost: $ 68.00
Anna Espindola of Sure-Fit Designs is back! In this workshop you will learn: how to take personal measurements, wearing ease vs. design ease, how to draw/develop a personalized pants pattern with the Sure-Fit Designs? Master Pattern, and more. Leave the course with the knowledge of how to design different styles of pants that fits your curves, a master pattern that fits perfectly to your body, a test garment that fits, and if time permits a pair of yoga pants!

Cost: $ 320.00
No more struggling trying to find a swimsuit that fits perfectly- learn how to draft and create one yourself! Join specialist Jeanette as she steps you through the process of adjusting each pattern to your unique body measurements. End the 2-day workshop with a brand new swimsuit that'll look fantastic on you, and the skills and knowledge to make your own whenever you need a new one! A kit including fabrics and supplies will be given to each student with additional supplies available for purchase in class.

Cost: $ 310.00
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. It's time for you to come and relaxed 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!

Cost: $ 325.00