Paper Pieced Mini Quilt (3 sessions) This is a great beginner class but even if you already know 1793-B Kilborn Avenue Ottawa ON how to paper piece you’ll love making this beautiful mini-quilt (less than 20” square) with 16 log cabin blocks Hours: 10 AM to 5 PM Mon-Sat and a centre row of cabin silhouettes. Fridays ‘til 7 PM [except Jul & Aug] Friday evenings 7 – 9 PM 613-521-9839 ………………………………………………………………………………… February 8, 22, 29 Instructor is Yvette Lessard $ 50 +GST Classes quilting ~ sewing ~ smocking ~ needlefelting ~ doll making Canadian Maple Leaf Quilt (3 sessions) What a wonderful way to use batiks – make 24 beautiful Noelle’s Jacket (3 sessions) pieced maple leaves on a contrasting background. Add a Use simple patchwork techniques to create the ‘fabric’ for pieced border and you are ready to quilt as desired. this beautiful reversible jacket with optional collar and turned Leftover leaf fabrics are pieced for an interesting binding. up cuffs. Your fabric choice will determine whether it is Pattern required. First session is 3 hrs, others are 2 ½ hours. casual or elegant. Sufficient time between classes is allowed Saturday mornings beginning at 10 AM for homework. Pattern required. February 16, March 1 & 15 OR Wednesday evenings 6:30 – 9:30 PM March 22, April 5 & 19 January 30, February 20 , March 5 Instructor is Mary Lajoie $65 +GST Instructor is Carol Voyer Terrien $75 +GST The ‘Strippy’ Quilt (3 sessions) Serger Savvy (6 sessions) This is a great beginner project! Learn the basics of rotary Wouldn’t you love to do all those things you know your serger cutting and ¼ inch seams by piecing a selection of strips is meant to do? Take this comprehensive course and you’ll together. Quilt it by machine and apply a standard binding. practice everything – from the basics of threading and tension Wednesday mornings 10 AM - NOON adjustment to the art of rolled hems, sewn-in elastic, decorative February 20 & 27, March 5 threads, cover stitching, etc. Instruction book and selection Instructor is Mary Lajoie $50 +GST of specific threads is required. Instructor provides a kit of assorted fabrics [$15] for samples that you will make. Mexican Rose (3 sessions) Thursday evenings 6:30 – 9:30 PM Learn appliqué techniques and piecing triangles. Make just January 31, February 7, 14, 21, 28, March 6 one block for a pillow top, two for a runner or a wall hanging OR with four blocks. Pattern Required. March 27, April 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1 Wednesday afternoons 1 – 3 PM Instructor is Carol Voyer Terrien $120 +GST March 5, 12 and 19 Instructor is Joan Dorsay $50 +GST Jolly Jester (4 sessions) This 20” cloth doll is made using a colourful combination of A Beginner’s Sampler (6 sessions) fabrics. The figure is jointed at knees and elbows with large In this class you’ll learn how to machine piece and hand beads. Students will learn doll construction, some free motion appliqué four quilt blocks; add sashing and borders; embroidery to create a unique embellishment, jointing, face insert corner posts; layer the quilt (top-batting-backing); painting, stuffing and finger wiring techniques. hand quilt it and apply a continuous binding. Pattern $10 Instructor is Glenna Laflamme Tuesday evenings 6:30 to 8:30 PM Wednesday evenings 7 – 9 PM January 29 February 5, 19 & 26 March 19, 26, April 2, 9, 16, 23 Fee: $ 100 +GST Instructor is Edwina Sutherland $ 65 +GST Hand Quilting Workshop (1 session) Felted leaves & flowers using Learn the secrets of beautiful hand quilting when you your Embellishing Machine (1 session) make this white-on-white sampler or pillow top. Learn to create three dimensional flowers and leaves on your Fee includes supply kit. embellishing machine! Instructor is Glenna Laflamme Kit includes wool and designs $12 Tuesday evening 7 – 8:30 PM Saturday afternoon , 1-5 PM March 25 Fee: $ 22 +GST January 26 Instructor is Edwina Sutherland $ 35 +GST Learn to Smock (4 sessions) Learn the basics of this heritage skill. Choose your own “Clifford the Dog” -- Child’s Blanket (1 session) project – perhaps a wedding garter, a baby gown, a child’s Make this adorable blanket that folds into a cuddly dog! dress or even a nightgown for yourself. Your special little person will love it! Pattern required. Saturday afternoons 2 – 4 PM Saturday, February 2, 10 AM – 2 PM February 23, March 1, 8, 15 Instructor is Carol Voyer Terrien $ 35 +GST Instructor is Jean Bye $65 +GST ........... Classic Ladies Shirt (5 sessions) Register in person or A wonderful project for sewers with a little experience! Learn by telephone [with credit card] to adjust the pattern to your own measurements and then make this shirt with darts, collar and cuffed long sleeves. Learn to make buttonholes, too! Pattern required. (length of classes vary from 2 to 3 hrs) Class Registration Policies Sunday afternoons beginning at 1:30 PM February 10, 17, 24, March 9, 16 Class Fees: will not be charged to anyone until the minimum Instructor is Michele Lamontagne $115 +GST number of students  is enrolled. Credit card info will be requested and once the third student has enrolled you will be contacted and the fee charged to your credit card at that time. Full refunds will be issued “Couching” (1 session) in the event that we must cancel a scheduled class, however, should a Learn this classic embellishment technique that can be used on student choose to cancel their registration, a refund will not be issued clothes or accessories. This class can be taken alone or as a unless we have a minimum number of students remaining. fabric preparation for the bag class listed below. Sunday afternoon 1:30 – 4:30 PM Sewing Machines: In the event that a sewing machine is required March 30 and you do not have access to a portable one, we will make every Instructor is Michele Lamontagne $ 25 +GST effort to have one available for your use. Please advise us of this requirement when you register. “Basic Tote Bag” (2 session) A great beginner class! This handy tote can be made in a Scented Products: Some perfumes, scented talc or body washes variety of fabrics…denim, cotton, silk…. You won’t want to pose a serious health threat to one of our employees as they can trigger a severe asthma attack. We respectfully ask that you refrain from make just one! You can make an embellished version by wearing/using such products when attending a class or visiting our creating your fabric in the ‘couching’ class the week before. shop. Sunday afternoons 1:30 – 4:30 PM April 6 and 13 Parking: The plaza management has requested that our students not Instructor is Michele Lamontagne $ 50 +GST park in the lane in front of the shops to the west of Dragonfly Fabrics. You can park directly in front of our store or in the parking lot for the Needlefelt a Bag (1 session) plaza. There is also some parking at the rear of the store and you are Learn basic flat needlefelting to embellish a handy little tote welcome to pull up to drop of your class materials and then park your bag. Kit includes boiled wool fabric for tote and ‘roving’ for vehicle. your design. $20 Saturday morning, 9:30 – 12:30 February 9 Instructor is Edwina Sutherland $ 30 +GST “Rectangles” Doll (2 sessions) Learn doll making techniques including a painted face and We’re a little “off the beaten path” but well worth the visit whether jointed limbs! Pattern required. your sewing interest is clothing, quilts, art-to-wear or fibre arts! Saturday afternoons 2-5 PM In addition to quilting cottons, wools, silks, rayons, etc., we carry February 9, 16 100% cotton knits and often have some of the newest fabrics such as Instructor is Jacquie Lecuyer $ 50 +GST bamboo denim and mud silk. We have boiled wool, duffle and other outer wear fabrics. ........... We stock Kwik Sew patterns and many Independent Designer patterns such as Petite Plus, Sewing Workshop, Folkwear, Saf-T-Pockets, Students receive a 10% discount Design and Sew, etc. You’ll also find a great selection of quilting on all regular price merchandise patterns, books, magazines and notions. Especially popular is the purchased for or during their class Tuscany Silk Batting that is light, warm and a delight to work with ........... either by hand or machine. Our inventory of embellishment fibres, crystals and needlefelting supplies is growing too! Be sure to leave us your e-mail address to receive We are Ottawa’s only source of smocking supplies – patterns, ‘dots’, updates on courses being offered or notices of sales and instruction books and we also offer a pleating service for smockers. and special events.