Classes

I’m teaching in 2017 and 2018 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: January 30 6-9pm (part 1) and February 6th 6-9pm (part 2)

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: January 4th 6-9pm (part 1) and 11th 6-9pm (part 2)

English Paper Piecing
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: December 3 2-5pm

Somerset Patchwork With Prairie Points
Learn a fun folded-fabric technique to make statement medallions, perfect for cushions and more! Make both standard and lined prairie points, then arrange into a block full of texture. We will then create a faced window to finish off the edges.
Price: $45
Date: November 17 6-9pm OR January 15 6-9pm

Sliding Box
Make a cute box to keep sewing supplies organized, or use as an alternative to gift wrap – perfect for Christmas. These sliding boxes are half yard-friendly and don’t take long to make! Just one of many great small projects from Aneela Hoey’s book, Stitched Sewing Organizers.
Price: $45
Date: December 14 6-9pm