Classes

 

COVID19 Precautions:

Only 6 students will be allowed per class.

Masks must be worn at all times (except when eating/drinking).

No shared food/drink, you must bring your own snacks/lunch (sandwiches and snacks are available next door at Bower's Esso).

Staff will ensure all furniture/tools are sanitized before and after class.

 

Standard Classes

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Beginner Quilting Class

Ready to learn how to quilt? Or maybe you already know but realize how much fun it is to be with like minded people? This is the class for you! Bring in your projects and let our amazing, experienced instructors help you work through it, while imparting helpful tips and tricks along the way! This class runs for 6 weeks, meeting on Wednesdays or Thursdays.

  • Experience: Any
  • Cost: $95.00 + tax/supplies.
  • Date: Tuesdays (starting Jan. 19, 2021) or Wednesdays (starting Jan. 27, 2021) or Thursdays (starting Jan. 28, 2021) | 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Garment Sewing Class

This is a 6 week garment sewing class for beginners and more advanced seamstresses who are looking to try something new. During the 6 weeks, students will create a garment that will be sized and tailored to their perfect fit!

  • Experience: Any
  • Cost: $125.00 + tax/supplies
  • Date: Wednesdays (starting Jan. 27, 2021 | 6:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.) or Sundays (starting Jan. 31, 2021 | 1:00p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)

Machine Embroidery

Here's your chance to give that embroidery machine a workout! Bring your own project, something you might be nervous to try at home, and Helen will guide you through. Students must supply their own embroidery machine, and should be familiar with it's basic function (we strongly recommend you bring the owners manual to class)

  • Experience: Intermediate Sewer with an Embroidery Machine
  • Cost: $35.00 + tax
  • Date: Tuesdays (Feb. 9, 2021; Mar. 9, 2021; Apr. 13, 2021; May 11, 2021) | 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Ribbon Candy B.O.M.

Ribbon Candy is a fabulous & generously-sized queen quilt (90 ½” x 94 ½”) designed as a 10-month Block-of-the-month program featuring 13 of our “scrumptious” Wilmington Batiks. The on-point quilt centre looks like a box of pastel star candies “all tied up” with a star-studded “ribbon” border. FULL!

  • Experience: Intermediate
  • Cost: Call for info
  • Date: 3rd Wednesday of Each Month (starting Sept. 16, 2020) | 1:30 p.m.

Quilter's Cottage B.O.M.

Quilt Diva Block of the Month by Karen. Runs for 8 Months.

  • Experience: Intermediate
  • Cost: $80.00 + tax + cost of the book ($34.95)
  • Date: Last Wednesday of the Month (starting Jan. 27, 2021, ending in August) | 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m..

Workshops:

Geraldine Quilt

This pattern so cute! Whether you make Geraldine and her family as a wall hanging, a baby blanket or a lap quilt, it will definitely put a smile on your face!

  • Experience: Confident Beginner
  • Cost: $35.00 + tax/supplies
  • Date: Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021 | 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Carpenters Star Quilt

Yes, you can really can make this quilt top in one day! This is a super simple, but beautiful, 84" square quilt.

  • Experience: Beginner
  • Cost: $35.00 + tax/supplies
  • Date: Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021 | 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Bra Making

Learn how to construct a bra that fits! Take measurements and learn the basic technique of bra making and go anywhere from there. Adding lace, changing strap width, adding underwires....Multi-sized patterns, complete fabric kits, and underwires available in store. Copy paper, and instructions given with class payment. See Cynthia. You must have a working sewing machine, stretch sewing machine needles and basic sewing tools...sharp scissors, pins or clips, stitch ripper, etc.

  • Experience: Intermediate
  • Cost: $35.00 + tax/supplies (pattern/bra kit must be purchased)
  • Date: Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021 | 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

One Block Wonder

Try something new — One fabric, one shape, One-of-a-kind Quilt. A quilt traditionally made from one fabric, cut randomly and then pieced together with gorgeous results. Supply list available at Algonquin Sewing.

  • Experience: Confident Beginner
  • Cost: $35.00 + tax/supplies
  • Date: Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021 | 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Landscape Quilt

This is a stained glass look landscape wallhanging...an easy design and you'll love the finished look!

  • Experience: Beginner
  • Cost: $35.00 + tax/supplies
  • Date: Saturday, Mar. 6, 2021 | 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Advanced Free-Motion Quilting

This course is designed for students who are familiar with free motion quilting and would like to expand their skill level. Remember to pick up the supply list at Algonquin Sewing when you sign up!

  • Experience: Intermediate
  • Cost: $35.00 + tax/supplies
  • Group 1: Saturday, Mar. 13, 2021 | 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Poppy Bag

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  • Experience: Confident Beginner
  • Cost: $35.00 + tax/supplies
  • Date: Saturday, Mar. 20, 2021 | 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Serger Project w/ Cynthia

Cynthia will be teaching a specific project that can be done 100% on your serger. A great way to get comfortable with an intimidating machine! Use the skills you learned in previous workshops to put together this cute and easy project! (exact project tbd)

  • Experience: Confident Beginner (must own a serger)
  • Cost: $25.00 + tax/supplies
  • Date: Monday, Mar. 29, 2021 | 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Jelly Roll Rug

Wanting to decorate your home with a handmade rug? Pick your own jelly roll and make your own rug!

  • Experience: Confident Beginner
  • Cost: $35.00 + tax/supplies
  • Date: Saturday, Mar. 27, 2021 | 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Convergence Wallhanging

Are you ready to learn a new technique? This convergence quilt features four coordinating fabrics cut into strips, sewn together, then cut and pieced again. Very simple and yet the results are amazing. The quilt is finished off by adding a couple of borders and red circles. Remember to pick up the supply list at Algonquin Sewing when you sign up!

  • Experience: Beginner
  • Cost: $35.00 + tax/supplies
  • Date: Saturday, Apr. 10, 2021 | 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Memory (Tie) Quilt

If you have ties and/or shirts in your stash from family members or friends why not include them in this quilt of simple blocks and sashing?

  • Experience: Beginner
  • Cost: $35.00 + tax/supplies
  • Date: Saturday, Apr. 16, 2021 | 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Art Nouveau Pillow

In the style of Scotsman Charles Rennie MacIntosh, enjoy making this Art Nouveau stained-glass-look pillow! The technique is reverse applique framed with purchased narrow fusible bias tape. Pillow cover is 18".

  • Experience: Confident Beginner
  • Cost: $35.00 + tax/supplies
  • Date: Saturday, May 1, 2021 | 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.