I’m teaching in 2017 at My Sewing Room in Calgary, these classes are still taking bookings, please call the store to reserve your space and get the supplies list.

Blanche Barrel Bag
Try sewing with vinyl, foam interfacing and rivets to make a professional looking bag that holds its shape. Make the step up from sewing tote bags to sewing structured purses. Pattern by Swoon Sewing Patterns.
Price: $65
Date: July 26th (part 1) and August 2nd (part 2) 6-9pm OR September 8th (part 1) and 15th (part 2) 6-9pm.

Kraft-tex Wallet
Sew a real, useable wallet using the unique Kraft-tex paper material. It sews and looks like leather, but cuts and can be treated just like fabric. In just a few hours you will have a versatile waller with a zipped coin compartment, card slots, bank note section and an ID window. Add optional embellishments to make it your own.
Price: $45
Date: July 6th 6-9pm OR September 16th 1-4pm

Quilt As You Go Venti Tote
Use up your scraps and try relaxed piecing with this improvisational technique and make a fantastic storage tote! Using the pattern as a starting point, you will learn the piecing method and quilt it as you add each fabric piece. You will also learn to make your own bias tape and some bonus techniques to make following the pattern easier. Using your leftover scraps, you will make a bag which reflects your unique style.
Price: $65
Date: August 10th (part 1) and 31st (part 2) 6-9pm

English Paper Piecing Cushion
Learn a relaxing – and historical – hand piecing technique, English Paper Piecing (EPP)! Use up your scraps and learn three different basting methods to make traditional paper hexagons wrapped with fabric, then stitch together as many as you want! This class will give you the opportunity to slow down your stitching and try the way a lot of our great-grandmothers made quilts. It’s also a great way to tackle difficult shapes and conquer Y-seams!
Bonus instructions on creating a small cushion will be provided for when you’ve made enough hexies.
Price: $45
Date: August 25, 6-9pm.