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Curved piecing adds flow and dynamics to your projects! Darlene's no-ruler approach combined with a design-as-you-go attitude will open the doors for you to flex your creative muscles. Whether you create a landscape, a flowing background for additional applique, or even a HUGE flower, you will love this easy approach to design.

Cost: $ 125.00
Show and Demo Event in our air-conditioned comfort. See the latest in creative sewing tools and techniques at this special event. This fun program features the finest equipment, tools, feet, accessories and fabrics for today's sewer. No matter what type of sewing you prefer: home decor, quilting, garment making, or crafting - there will be something to discover which will enhance your sewing experience. This event is designed for all levels of stitchers, so sign up now for fun, creativity and inspiration.

Cost: $ 25.00
No rules, few measurements - a chance to stretch your creativity! Learn to do some improv piecing based on basic quilt blocks, then challenge yourself to create a flowing and artistic design with them. Darlene will help you engineer these blocks together and come up with an improv/abstract quilt that is totally unique and totally your own!

Cost: $ 152.00
In this class you will make a basic pink bra designed perfectly to fit you. No more wasting time trying to find a bra that fits just right- you can make your own! Instructor Michelle will draft each person's pattern according to their own measurements. A kit with all the fabrics and supplies will be given to each student.

Cost: $ 365.00
You've made a well-fitting bra, and can't wait to make more, but what about a little matchy-matchy? Now you're making your own bras, panties are the next step in a lovely coordinated wardrobe. And making your own, just like your bras, you'll get a great fit.

Cost: $ 215.00
Join Michelle as she teaches you how to sew a bra using cut and sew foam using the Ruby Bra Pattern. The techniques you learn at this workshop will help you learn ways to combine stretch fabric and or lace with foam to make a completely different bra. A great style for a T-shirt Bra.

Cost: $ 345.00
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. Students must be 7 years or older to attend.

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. Students must be 7 years or older to attend.

Cost: $ 175.00
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
You know how to thread and operate a sewing machine, now go beyond tote bag and shorts! Add to your sewing skills by learning about stable knits, knit patterns, techniques for sewing knits and then you'll complete a knit top. This class is perfect for beginners who already know the sewing basics and are looking to expand their knowledge.

Cost: $ 75.00
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
As quilting is traditionally all about straight lines, its no wonder many find circles and curves intimidating. Well have no fear- new rulers make the creation of beautiful circle quilts easy and straightforward. With just a bit of practice you will master this new element and create a gorgeous blue moon quilt!

Cost: $ 90.00
Learn how to make this stunning quilt by playing with colours, patterns and batiks to create your very own Desert Sky. Foundation paper piecing is often seen as complex ? it?s not! In this class you will master the few technical skills required to construct the precise details in your quilts.

Cost: $ 87.00
This course is designed to teach you how to make a beautiful runner top using the bargello technique! You'll learn to create a fabric strata, cut the strips into desired widths to create peaks and valleys to achieve the desired effect. Mila will impart some of her famous tips and tricks too!

Cost: $ 90.00
Join Opal for this whimsical and fun quilting class where you'll make a stunning Garden Party quilt! You will learn about permanent and temporary bonding methods that you can use to secure your applique pieces, and have an opportunity to use the free motion feature of your sewing machine to secure those pieces to your topper.

Cost: $ 110.00
This info session will give you tips and suggestions on how to make a speedy quilt using a panel as your central focus. Panels allow you to select a theme, use a beautiful or striking central image as a focal point and create a quilt topper quickly.

Cost: $ 30.00
Learn how to make a wonderful memory quilt using your baby or child's t-shirts! Our precious babies are growing so fast and we can capture these moments to save the memories in the cute baby quilts. You will learn all the basic techniques needed to successfully make a memory quilt, including how to handle working with stretchy fabrics.

Cost: $ 135.00
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 from start to finish!

Cost: $ 200.00
This is a dedicated day for you to work on whatever unfinished project you may have.?There will be no formal instruction but an experience quilter will be available to assist if desired.

Cost: $ 25.00
This is a dedicated day for you to work on whatever unfinished project you may have.?There will be no formal instruction but an experience quilter will be available to assist if desired.

Cost: $ 25.00
This whimsical Christmas quilt is a combination of pieced and applique, using both modern and folk art imagery. This is the perfect quilt to cuddle up in during the holiday season, or makes for a wonderful Christmas gift.

Cost: $ 87.00
Christmas quilts are often homey and comfortable, which we love, but for a change of pace lets try something different! This elegant quilt is Christmas seasonal but modern with sophisticated elements.

Cost: $ 87.00
Black silhouette shapes with embroidered detail make this a Christmas keepsake quilt a stunner! Approx 47" x 47" it is the perfect wall-hanging to compliment your holiday decor.

Cost: $ 55.00
You love to sew, but want to make garments that have that designer precision! Learn to do it right the first time.. With no ripping! You will create beautiful effects using industry trade secrets and couture methods. Build a detailed reference/sample book including easy waistlines, designer buttonholes and necklines, hems - knits, top notch details, sewing resources and more.

Cost: $ 85.00
Not everyone has a serger but you can still learn the skills to make a T-shirt and sew knit fabrics using your regular sewing machine! This is a great class if you are new to sewing or have struggled with knit fabrics before.

Cost: $ 135.00
Bernina virtual classes are back for 2022 and the lineup of topics is as amazing as the Bernina V9 software itself! All classes are run via Zoom meetings and are great for both beginner and advanced users alike. Class format will be discussed and decided at our first class. The first topic is using the new Keyboard Design Feature.

Cost: $ 140.00
Athleisure is activewear garments which are technical enough for your sporty workouts yet comfy enough for everyday relaxing. In this class you'll get the fit to suit your shape for a comfortable workout. Try a racerback top or add a tummy skimming layered tank for more modesty. Sew it up with stretch fabric techniques on your sewing machine, serger or coverstitch!

Cost: $ 150.00
Athleisure is activewear garments which are technical enough for your sporty workouts yet comfy enough for everyday relaxing. Take these pants one step further with contrast panels, wide or narow waistbands and the leg width style to suit you. We will customize your pattern for the perfect fit, then sew it up with stretch fabric techniques on your sewing machine, serger or coverstitch machine.

Cost: $ 150.00
Is your favourite garment wearing out and you don?t have the pattern? Learn professional techniques to trace a pattern from a garment, then refine the fit or add some growing room. This technique is suitable for any type of garment ? blouses, jackets, pants and even kids clothes.

Cost: $ 60.00
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: $ 165.00
Jump right in to the fun of pattern design. In the garment industry new styles are rarely developed from a sloper but are developed from existing styles. We will cover the principles of pattern design as we draft and sew three knit tops based on your favourite T-shirt pattern.

Cost: $ 175.00
In this workshop you'll learn how to do a rounded curved patch pocket with a flap, lined patch pocket, invisible patch pocket and double welt pocket! Master sewing curved patch pockets that will give you results with smooth curved edges that will be uniform on both edges, PLUS one of Ron's very own unique techniques!

Cost: $ 135.00
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: $ 350.00
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: $ 350.00
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
Having a hard time with your zipper? Centered zipper, fly front, lapped zipper, exposed zipper pocket and invisible zipper: these five zipper techniques are a must for any clothes construction. Learn the centered zipper with a fool proof technique that will never shift again when inserting it!

Cost: $ 135.00
Three days with Ron for your ultimate jean fitting and construction workshop! Begin by trying on jeans Ron has sewn to identify fitting problems. Ron will give you the necessary alterations for your pattern and away you go! Learn how to sew a hidden stay front to create a smooth and clean silhouette, how sew the world's best fly zipper technique, tricks for topstitching, bar tacking, belt loops, and MORE with Ron!

Cost: $ 350.00
Three days with Ron for your ultimate jean fitting and construction workshop! Begin by trying on jeans Ron has sewn to identify fitting problems. Ron will give you the necessary alterations for your pattern and away you go! Learn how to sew a hidden stay front to create a smooth and clean silhouette, how sew the world's best fly zipper technique, tricks for topstitching, bar tacking, belt loops, and MORE with Ron!

Cost: $ 350.00
A timeless classic, great long term investment piece and a wardrobe essential! Why? It goes with just about everything, from dresses to skirts to pants and even jeans. The comfortable jean jacket is the perfect transition piece come spring or fall. This is an intermediate class to boost your sewing skills.

Cost: $ 99.00
Uncover great techniques for this knit know-how-to workshop. Ron will cover tips on layout, marking, cutting, interfacing, thread and appropriate needle sizes and types. Followed by a hands-on segment on making samples on seam and hem finishes, stabilizing darts, necklines and shoulder seams; plus cool seam finishes for armholes and necklines, closures and more (all samples that you take home)! Learn how to use a twin needle for decorative seams and hem along with techniques from ready-to-wear. Come learn how to sew the fabric of choice for most people....comfortable to wear, great for traveling, a great staple in your wardrobe!

Cost: $ 135.00
Uncover great techniques for this knit know-how-to workshop. Ron will cover tips on layout, marking, cutting, interfacing, thread and appropriate needle sizes and types. Followed by a hands-on segment on making samples on seam and hem finishes, stabilizing darts, necklines and shoulder seams; plus cool seam finishes for armholes and necklines, closures and more (all samples that you take home)! Learn how to use a twin needle for decorative seams and hem along with techniques from ready-to-wear. Come learn how to sew the fabric of choice for most people....comfortable to wear, great for traveling, a great staple in your wardrobe!

Cost: $ 135.00