Workshop Schedule – June to Sept. 2011

Workshop Schedule – June to Sept. 2011
Beginner Quilts
Our beginner quilt classes teach you cutting, basic
piecing, and how to finish your quilts. Instructions
for layering, basting, quilting, and binding are
covered in the last of the three sessions.
Baby City Blocks
Christine Whitehouse
Want to learn the basics of quilting? Then this is
the class for you! In this condensed version of
our beginner workshop you will learn all you
need to get you started while stitching up this
easy quilt top. Kits available in baby or larger
scaled lap sizes.
SAT Aug 6, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
$40.00 plus materials and pattern
Baby Bricks
Christine Whitehouse
This simple design of offset bricks is great for
beginners or those who just need a bit of
guidance to build their confidence!
Kits available.
WED June 8, 15 & 22, 6:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
$50.00 plus materials and pattern
Resist Dyeing
Alyssa Light
Are you fascinated by the movement of colour
captured on fabric? Do you love Batiks? This
workshop has been arranged to teach safe/waxfree methods of creating stunning fabric. Come
and learn how everyday items can produce
beautiful designs, while dyeing fabric.
SAT Aug 20, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
$40.00 plus materials
If The Hat Fits
Pauline Isbester
From Buggy Barn’s Frightfully Crazy, these
witches are flying in on their brooms to welcome
Halloween! This combination of a Stack and Whack
and Turning Twenty style
quilt make for a fun day of
quilting. Our little witches
have dangly legs that hang
out over their brooms to
give the quilt a 3-D effect.
SAT Aug. 13,
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
$30.00 plus materials &
Full Circle
Christine Whitehouse
Learn to sew curves in this technique class, made
easy with quarter circle templates. Use the soft blue
and brown batiks, as in our
sample, or pick your own
fabrics. With the simplified
instructions, curves have
never been easier!
SAT June 25,
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
$25.00 plus materials
Amy Butler’s Birdie Sling
Wendy Oskam
The bag lady is back for another spin! This popular
tote is a great way to learn basic
bag techniques including making
pleats, lining, top-stitching, and
inserting a magnet closure.
SAT July 9,
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
$25.00 plus pattern & materials
Workshop Registration Policy
Payment is due upon registration. Full refund up to 30 days before class. Refund after 30 days only if space can be filled. No refund if
cancelled within 48 hours. New quilters are asked to take one of the beginner workshops first, before advancing on to other classes. A
machine is available for a $5.00 rental fee per hour. The store will open 15 minutes prior to classes that take place outside of regular hours.
While we don’t insist that you purchase your fabric and supplies at Greenwood Quiltery, we do appreciate your support so that we can
continue to provide you with quality teachers and an extensive range of workshops. For the comfort of all participants, we have now
implemented a fragrance free policy for all workshops.
Kitchen Party
Alyssa Light
Jazz up your meal prep! Both projects in this class,
pot pinchers & an apron, make great
gifts. Make sure that you make
yourself a set too!
SAT July 23,
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
$25.00 plus pattern & materials
Lunch Bag
Alyssa Light
Having the perfect lunch bag encourages taking a
lunch. Support the environment
and your healthy eating: carry a
lunch bag you’re proud of, one
that you made!
FRI Aug. 12,
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
$25.00 plus book & materials
Fall Workshop Preview
Check out these workshops we’ve booked for fall! Contact the shop to sign-up
Houses! Machine Foundation Paper Piecing
Johanna Masko
In this full day course, we will learn a freezer paper-based version of foundation paper
piecing (often referred to simply as paper piecing), how it differs from traditional block
construction and why so many quilters are crazy about it!
SAT Oct 15, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
$60.00 plus materials
Workshops with Elaine Quehl
In Full Bloom
In this class students will create a stunning floral
quilt with depth and dimension using one of the
patterns that Elaine has developed from her own
photos. She will explain how to turn floral photos
into a pattern suitable for a fused quilt wall
hanging. Choose from
four flower patterns. No
machine required.
WED Oct 5,
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
$60.00 plus pattern
& materials
Collage Tree
Is there anyone who doesn’t love a gnarled mature
tree with all that textured bark? Learn how Elaine
creates her collage trees, while
using one of her patterns and a
photo as your reference. Learn
to see value and represent
depth. No sewing machine
THURS Oct. 6,
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
$60.00 plus pattern &
Beyond Stippling I
Are you in a stippling rut? Expand your repertoire of beautiful free-motion stitches! Designed for machine
quilters who are familiar with free-motion quilting, but need creative ideas to venture beyond stippling.
Learn at least 20 free motion designs including various meanderings, swirls, nested designs, leaves, and
flowers. Experiment with cotton, rayon, and metallic threads. No need to mark your quilt top, and nothing
to wash off after!
FRI Oct. 7, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
$60.00 plus materials
Greenwood Quiltery
275 Woolwich St, Guelph, ON N1H 3V8, e-mail: [email protected],
Phone: 519- 822-2790, Toll Free 1-866-364-2790