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The BERNINA Creative Quilting Academy will give you hands-on experience in free-motion quilting, ruler work, couching, and more. Starting with simple stippling, you will explore different techniques to successfully quilt your next quilt! You will use all the machines that we have, including the Q20 Long arm, and construct a fabric sandwich which can be turned into a cushion or tote bag or even a zippered charm bag. If you are looking for a new machine for quilting and more, this is the event for you. This is a fun make-and-take event that will allow you to try out our lineup of fantastic BERNINA machines while learning the latest and greatest in techniques and tools!

Cost: $ 35.00
More fun with the fabulous BERNINA educator Roberta! Ruler Work is the hottest quilting technique out there and you have these new Rulers! Now what? We are going to spend the day experimenting with your rulers as we quilt a detailed medallion on a panel and then transform it into a fashionable linen tote bag. We are also going to review the different ruler shapes including clamshells, orange peel, and waves, and show you how to use them in fills and borders. By the end of this class you will have a better idea on how and where to use the different motifs for our quilt blocks. If you haven't purchased Rulers and a Ruler Foot yet, we will offer you a 20% discount on them during this class!

Cost: $ 129.00
Join international free motion quilting star Helen Godden in this informative workshop as she shows you all about couching! Learn how to use a couching foot: couching and laid work are techniques in which yarn or other materials are laid across the surface of the ground fabric and fastened in place with small stitches of the same or a different yarn. The couching threads may be either the same color as the laid threads or a contrasting color. This technique is a real eye-catcher and instantly adds texture and depth to projects, and Helen is so excited for you to try it along with her!

Cost: $ 249.00
International quilting star Helen Godden is coming to teach at Central! In this workshop, select from one of Helen?s Feathered Friend designs and trace a 14? design on to 20? black homespun. With demonstration and no previous painting skills required, we then paint and combine colours to blend and create our birdie block! Once they are dry and sandwiched, Helen will demonstrate a wide variety of fresh and fun free motion quilting styles that will complement your work and add so much life and energy into it! You will take your skills to the next level by pairing a unique medium (paint) with free motion quilting to create something truly stunning and one of a kind.

Cost: $ 249.00
International quilting star Helen Godden is coming to teach at Central! This quilt introduced Helen's technique of "Paintchwork".. Not pieced but painted patchwork created with luminous acrylic fabric paints. Using one of 12 designs, Day 1 you paint your Flying Into Colours wall hanging 60 x 80cm (23 x 31) combining a totem (eg sea turtle) with ribbons and Paintchwork like in Helen's quilt Freedom. Then Helen will demonstrate how to combine colours and students will paint beautiful blended ribbons and Paintchwork onto black fabric. (no previous painting skills required) Day 2 with Helen's expert guidance, booklet of Free-Motion designs and lots of demonstrating, students will enhance their piece with a wide variety of free-motion quilting styles to complement their work.

Cost: $ 349.00
Roberta is back, and she's here to share with you what she's loving right now from BERNINA! Join us for an evening of "Perfect Pairings". While sipping and nibbling on a 'Perfect Pairing' of refreshments, we'll show you what is new and cool from BERNINA, especially for Quilter's! We'll show you the hottest technique out there - RulerWork - including Clam Shells, Orange Peel and Waves and send you home eager to use rulers on your own projects. In addition, we will show you some of the great feet, accessories and software BERNINA offers and you'll learn why BERNINA is the 'Perfect Pairing' for Quilters! If you ever wondered what the fuss was about, come and see for yourself.

Cost: $ 25.00
Welcome to WonderFil Boutique! You'll have the opportunity to play with DecoBob (80wt cottonized polyester), and Mirage (30wt rayon) on your own machine during this hands-on techniques class. With the guidance of our Threaducator, learn the experts' tips and tricks on not only how to make these threads run beautifully in your machine, but why to choose these threads for certain techniques and how simply changing the thread can give better results! You will learn which needle sizes to use, why using DecoBob as a bobbin thread gives the best success, and other things to keep in mind when using these specialty thread lines.

Cost: $ 40.00
Welcome to WonderFil Boutique! You'll have the opportunity to play with DecoBob (80wt cottonized polyester), and Mirage (30wt rayon) on your own machine during this hands-on techniques class. With the guidance of our Threaducator, learn the experts' tips and tricks on not only how to make these threads run beautifully in your machine, but why to choose these threads for certain techniques and how simply changing the thread can give better results! You will learn which needle sizes to use, why using DecoBob as a bobbin thread gives the best success, and other things to keep in mind when using these specialty thread lines.

Cost: $ 40.00
This techniques class allows students to learn first-hand how to use 100wt InvisaFil? thread and discover its benefits! This ultra-fine thread offers a great breadth of utility, and you can utilize it in your sewing room and apply it to multiple projects. Students will learn how to use InvisaFil for hand and machine applique, English paper piecing, stitch in the ditch, and stippling. This class is a great introduction to the multiple uses of InvisaFil and will show you how you can get better results simply by changing the thread. It?s also a wonderful opportunity for students to try out several techniques under the guidance of the Threaducator.

Cost: $ 40.00
This techniques class allows students to learn first-hand how to use 100wt InvisaFil? thread and discover its benefits! This ultra-fine thread offers a great breadth of utility, and you can utilize it in your sewing room and apply it to multiple projects. Students will learn how to use InvisaFil for hand and machine applique, English paper piecing, stitch in the ditch, and stippling. This class is a great introduction to the multiple uses of InvisaFil and will show you how you can get better results simply by changing the thread. It?s also a wonderful opportunity for students to try out several techniques under the guidance of the Threaducator.

Cost: $ 40.00
These thick and gorgeous 8wt threads are perfect for embellishing projects in all kinds of ways, but many beginners won't know how to begin using them as they won't fit through the eye of a sewing machine needle. This class will focus on showing how beautiful these threads can be when used for couching by hand and machine, and hand embroidery. The Threaducator will demonstrate machine couching you'll get the opportunity to try it for yourself! Learn how to use decorative stitches that you see in crazy quilting, hand embroidery and wool applique.

Cost: $ 40.00
These thick and gorgeous 8wt threads are perfect for embellishing projects in all kinds of ways, but many beginners won't know how to begin using them as they won't fit through the eye of a sewing machine needle. This class will focus on showing how beautiful these threads can be when used for couching by hand and machine, and hand embroidery. The Threaducator will demonstrate machine couching you'll get the opportunity to try it for yourself! Learn how to use decorative stitches that you see in crazy quilting, hand embroidery and wool applique.

Cost: $ 40.00
Join our WonderFil Threaducator as they kick off their boutique event line up with this show & tell event! Featuring beautiful samples showing different thread types, weights, and the multitude of ways specialty threads can be used to bedazzle a project, we'll get you excited to see what you can create with WonderFil! Each thread line will be covered (we have 13 different WonderFil varieties!!), with thoughtful explanations as to how they've been used to blend, show off, disappear, or to give a project a professional finish.

Cost: $ 15.00
Join our WonderFil Threaducator as they kick off their boutique event line up with this show & tell event! Featuring beautiful samples showing different thread types, weights, and the multitude of ways specialty threads can be used to bedazzle a project, we'll get you excited to see what you can create with WonderFil! Each thread line will be covered (we have 13 different WonderFil varieties!!), with thoughtful explanations as to how they've been used to blend, show off, disappear, or to give a project a professional finish.

Cost: $ 15.00
12wt cottons, Spagetti? and Fruitti?, will be the feature in this hands-on techniques class! Students can play with the threads, experience how they run on their machines, and learn the best settings and decorative stitches to run the thread successfully. Free motion stitching, decorative machine applique and hand quilting will be covered. Serger technique samples will also be shown. You'll also learn about the benefits of Spagetti and Fruitti?s ultra-low lint finish, making it an ideal thread for reducing lint build up in the machine. These threads give projects a clean, professional stitch quality that can be relied on.

Cost: $ 40.00
12wt cottons, Spagetti? and Fruitti?, will be the feature in this hands-on techniques class! Students can play with the threads, experience how they run on their machines, and learn the best settings and decorative stitches to run the thread successfully. Free motion stitching, decorative machine applique and hand quilting will be covered. Serger technique samples will also be shown. You'll also learn about the benefits of Spagetti and Fruitti?s ultra-low lint finish, making it an ideal thread for reducing lint build up in the machine. These threads give projects a clean, professional stitch quality that can be relied on.

Cost: $ 40.00
Make your vacation hassle-free with this carry on bag that holds all the essentials! This great bag is big enough to use in place of your carry-on suitcase with plenty of pockets to fit everything you need. The best part is, its squishable enough to fit even the smallest of overhead bin spaces! Make it in your choice of fabrics to reflect your personal tastes and everyone will want to know where you got it.

Cost: $ 50.00
Carry your lunch, make-up, overnight items, or the entire contents of your handbag in luxury as you learn to create this bag from the Emmaline Bag pattern! This is a versatile project that features a wire frame that helps hold the top open wide for easy access. Customize the zipped bag to suit your needs by choosing from 2 handle styles, vinyl coating the interior and adding the optional outside zipper pocket.

Cost: $ 55.00
The Go Anywhere Bag is perfect for your special fabrics, decorative stitches, trims, buttons and more. It has pockets inside and out to hold all your special items. Heading to the beach? Throw your book, swimsuit and towel inside! Going on vacation? Its large enough to hold your wallet, camera, water bottle and whatever else you need. Finished size 12" x 14". Join veteran instructor Linda to create this fun project!

Cost: $ 42.00
Learn a simple method for making scrappy and cute Christmas stockings in this fun and informative class! They are quick and a great way to use up your favourite fabrics or scraps you have lying around. This is NOT a Learn to Sew Class, you must have a good working knowledge of you sewing machine.

Cost: $ 60.00
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
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
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: $ 115.00
Have you wanted to expand your embroidery to include leather and vinyl projects, but just didn?t know where to start? Well, have no fear and learn the tips and tricks to stitching out on leather and vinyl to achieve a flawless and professional-looking design every time. From bags to key fobs, bookmarks, and more?the possibilities are endless. Beginner friendly!

Cost: $ 40.00
Instructor Jaime's back for another fun in the hoop embroidery project! Is Christmas is just around the corner and are you still looking for the perfect gift or stocking stuffer? Or maybe you'd like to make your kid's school lunches more fun with something neat to pack their snacks into! Whip up a few of these snack bags in the hoop for a personalized bag that is fun, reusable, and eco-friendly! Perfect for personal use or to give as a gift for someone special. This is a great class for beginners or those who want to refresh their skills in a quick and informative class.

Cost: $ 35.00
This class is ALL ABOUT Baby Lock air-thread sergers! You will learn the parts of your Baby Lock serger, your accessories, threading and basic 3 and 4 thread techniques from one of our serging experts.

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! 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
Learn how to use your Sweet 16 from an expert. She will give you hints, tips and techniques to make your quilting faster, easier and more professional.

Cost: $ 100.00
Practice the easiest methods for inserting an invisible zipper & hidden lapped zipper into cushion covers- you will complete 2 covers in class! Have fun while discovering notions and zipper feet that will make all the difference with your sewing and give you the skills to ace these projects with ease. These zipper methods are great for garments too!!

Cost: $ 68.00
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.

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.

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.

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.

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. (Sept to November)

Cost: $ 225.00
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 can 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. You must use your own sewing machine-it must be in working order and you must know how to use it.

Cost: $ 200.00
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: $ 100.00
Back by popular demand! This class will give you a solid base to piece quilts accurately and get those points just right. Learn proper use of rulers and rotary cutting. You will create a small square table topper using half square triangles, strip piecing and stitch in the ditch quilting. Basic binding is taught. If you are a sewist looking to move from clothing to quilts this is a great class for you. Quilting for a while and want to up your skill level? It is good for that also. All fabrics and batting are included in the cost. There will be a variety to choose from.

Cost: $ 80.00
This homespun village in the mountains will warm up your favourite wall. From quick piecing techniques to prairie points, instructor Joy will step you through how to make your very own, including the unique border to finish it off! Warm plaids and primary colours give this quilt its cozy appearance, right down to the lights shining from the cabin windows. We promise this will be your next favourite quilt that you will make a lot of- so many friends seem to love it! Suitable for advanced beginners to intermediate and above.

Cost: $ 150.00
Celebrate the month of love with us and create your very own gorgeous Cathedral Stars quilt! There are two different blocks which combine to create the illusion of four large stars in the corners, and alternating light and dark squares which moves the gaze across this lovely eye-catching quilt. Whether its for yourself or a gift for a loved one, instructor Joy will share her love of quilting with you and step you through how to make it too!

Cost: $ 120.00
This easy and fun four block turn pattern works with directional fabrics as well as allover prints- its a great way to use a focus fabric! Coordinate 3 fabrics and sashing or as many as you like and make it scrappy, the choice is yours. This is an easy to follow quilt that once finished will be a proud addition to your quilting collection. Suitable for advanced beginners to intermediate students and beyond.

Cost: $ 60.00
Lets work with flannel and polar fleece to make an easy and cuddly baby quilt! With the "quilt as you go" method, learn to use your Edge Joining Foot to make a self-binding creation that will add charm to any child's room. Makes for perfect baby shower gifts for the new arrival! Our instructor will be with you every step of the way to make this a fun and informative experience.k

Cost: $ 35.00
Come explore free motion quilting and ruler work on your domestic machine! This is a two part class. A variety of designs will be shown for finishing your pieced projects using the free motion foot on your home machine. Part two will introduce you to ruler work. Tension, threads, batting will be discussed in class. This class is designed for anyone interested in learning the basics of free motion work on your home machine or sit down long arm.

Cost: $ 60.00
This elegant modern runner is easy to make and will look perfect in the center of your dining table. During this class you will be instructed how to make one for yourself- you'll be surprised at how quick and fun it is to make! You will need 2 fabrics in contrasting colours and a 90 degree ruler. Simple and easy. Great time to have fun with quilting friends.

Cost: $ 35.00
How's this for a fun project? Go wild with every colour in your stash and make this quilt with only one simple block, a specialty ruler or paper piecing and a bunch of funky borders. Size can easily be adjusted by adding or removing borders to make exactly what size you'd like. Lets exercise our creativity and let our imaginations run wild as we create something from nothing- we know your stash has some magic fabrics tucked away!

Cost: $ 50.00
The Double Wedding Ring quilt pattern has long been a symbol of love and romance with its interlocking rings symbolizing marriage! This quilt was traditionally made by mothers and grandmothers for their children and given as gifts on their wedding day or anniversaries, and has often been thought of as a challenging quilt to make. However, with the new tools and patterns that are now available all quilters can now make their very own heirloom quilt! Master curve quilt piecing with ease in this fun class.

Cost: $ 100.00
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 star block, then join these blocks together into a 60? 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. A lot of tips included. Some homework might be required.

Cost: $ 150.00
This whimsical snowman wall hanging features embroidered snowflakes, machine applique, quick piecing and even a little bit of handiwork- this project is a chance to expand your skills in so many ways and have fun while doing it! Whether you're looking for the centerpiece of your winter wall at home or the perfect Christmas gift for a loved one, this Snowdays mini sampler is sure to please.

Cost: $ 115.00
Instructor Lois is here to help you create this beautiful work of art, perfect for a wall hanging or quilt- the choice is yours! You can create this lovely 40 inch star with an interesting twist: the colours spiral outward from the center to add a unique new look for a lone star and the best part, it?s all done with strip piecing! You can use the star by itself or add some borders to enlarge it to a bed sized quilt.

Cost: $ 60.00
As kids we all liked kaleidoscopes, colourful and full of amazing shapes. You could have fun creating one with Stack N Wack technique using 6 identical panels. The resulting quilt will be something unexpected and wonderful. Please join the class to create these unique lap size quilts and restore your memory of the kaleidoscope from your childhood. A lot of fun is guaranteed.

Cost: $ 80.00
This class is perfect for beginner quilters! Using paper foundation and a lot of scrap strips you will make a funky string quilt that makes for a fun gift or a snazzy addition to your room! Our instructor will step you through it as well as impart some valuable tips and techniques that will help you for future projects.

Cost: $ 30.00
It's serger-easy to create a "quilted" patchwork look. Use decorative threads to design your own colorful, traditional or funky flatlocked fabric tote for you, friends or family! For beginners or just as a serger refresher.

Cost: $ 68.00
Whether you sew quilts or garments, circles have become the new hot trend. They are so popular that all the machine companies now have a special tool to help make sewing circles that much easier to complete! Also appliqued circles can be done raw edge or with a turned edge. Come join us to make a Table Topper (2 options as to style) with your circle tool and decorative stitches. You will have the option to take home your piece to turn it into a cushion if you like.

Cost: $ 30.00
Using a colorful base fabric then layering with scraps, threads, yarns pretty much anything goes you will create a beautiful one of a kind textured fabric collage. This beautiful and one of a kind creation will be perfect for making a journal cover, evening bag, makeup bag or whatever your imagination takes you!

Cost: $ 30.00
Learn how to make the perfect tote bag to take to class! Lots of pockets (both open and zipped), an optional strap to attach to a rolling suitcase, two bottle pockets on the outside and a zipper at the top to keep everything safe inside. Pattern comes in a large or small size.

Cost: $ 50.00
Time to flex your "software" muscles- join Bev as she puts you through your paces in Bernina V8 Designer Plus! 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 Premier+2 Ultra Software! 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
Invisible stitched patched pocket is a Royals Royce when it comes to pockets! In this workshop do an invisible stitch patch pocket with the lining that is completely stitched down by machine for strength with no visible stitching on the outside. Learn how to do seven cool seam finishes, which includes Hong Kong, Bound, Flat Fell, Faux Flat Fell, French and Striped, along with a great way to finish off underlined pants with a Double French Seam and more. 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. 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. Master a rounded curved patch pocket with flap...do you have problems with getting your curved patch pockets to look symmetrical? A trial for most home sewers if you follow pattern instructions....not any more after this workshop!

Cost: $ 100.00
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
In this hands-on workshop you will learn to identify the fitting problems and how to solve them. Ron will show how to correct fitting problems regarding sloping and square shoulders, large bust, high and low bust, removal of a bust dart, broad and round upper back, sway back or down-sloping back waistline, large upper arm, tight armholes, flat seat and many more.

Cost: $ 140.00
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
FOUR 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: $ 435.00