Workshops

Workshops are held at Bramalea Alliance Church, 905 Central Park Dr., starting at 9:30 sharp.  Please arrive 10 to 15 minutes early to get yourself set up and ready to start.  Coffee & tea are provided, just bring your lunch and mug.  Bring all your sewing supplies – machine, power bar, rotary cutter, mat,  etc. and all supplies listed for the class.

Payment for workshops is required at sign up.  Material & supply requirement list will be emailed to you prior to the class date.

Sewcial Workshops are for members and a minimum of 8 people is needed!!!!

Sat., Oct. 7/17 – Sewcial – Work on your own projects – $10.00

The following tips and projects will be demonstrated, with handouts:  Scant 1/4″ seam check, Orange Peel, Dresden Plate and paper piecing Canada’s 150 flag.

Sat., Nov. 4/17 – Jennifer Houlden – Improv Design Class, Wall hanging –        http://quiltsbyjen.ca/workshops/

The following techniques will be taught:

Curved Piecing – an easy no pinning or clipping method for sewing curves

Thread Play – using thread of all weight and sizes along with water soluble stabilizer to create lace like embellishments

Create your own Fabric – using fusible stabilizer and small bits of many varieties of fabric create your own fabric – use a free motion zigzag stitch to stitch down the raw edges

Couching – add dimension to a piece by couching on yarn, cording, ribbon or heavy weight threads

Texture Magic – adding dimension and texture to your fabric has never been so much fun

Facing a Quilt – learn an alternate method to finishing a quilt – face a quilt instead of binding a quilt                 

Sat., Dec. 16/17 – Sewcial – Work on holiday projects – $10.00

The following tips and projects will be demonstrated, with handouts:  Cathedral Windows, hand quilting a mug rug, raw edge applique, 4 flying geese at a time.

Sat., Jan. 27/18 – Sewcial – Work on your own projects – $10.00

The following tips and projects will be demonstrated, with handouts:  Photo Transfer, Hexagon Y Seams, Half Square Triangles in a batch of small med., and large, Matching corners for pinwheels and 4-patch blocks.

Sat., Feb.24/18 – Sewcial – Work on your new year projects – $10.00

The following tips and projects will be demonstrated, with handouts:  Free motion quilting, Binding different ways, Free form curves, sandwiching a top to quilt.

Sat., Mar. 3/18 – Noshi Gulati, 9 Patch with an Attitude

Sat., Apr. 7/18 – Elaine Theriault – Domestic Sewing Machine – Free Motion and Walking Foot Quilting

Sat., May 26/18 – Laura Coia – Mitered quilts and more https://www.youtube.com/user/SewVeryEasy/video

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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