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Applique Transfer
- May 30, 2019 01:00 pm

Learn how to create your own shear organza transfers using any sort of paint, crayons or pencil crayons you have on hand. These pieces of art can then be applied to clothing, quilts or fibre art.

Cost: $ 40.00
Thread Painting with Jane
- May 31, 2019 03:00 pm

Learn how to add wonderful texture and details to appliqued forms - be it animals, landscape, flowers, leaves etc. As well, learn how to add special effects to your appliqu?d projects. The course will focus on what threads, needles, and stabilizers to use; and how to set up your sewing machine to do free motion machine embroidery.

Cost: $ 60.00
Sew a Basic Skirt
- Jun 04, 2019 12:30 pm

Come and learn the basic of a commercial pattern; how to choose your fabric/take measurements & sew a skirt. Basic seam finishes, zipper & buttonhole will be covered.

Cost: $ 80.00
Beginner Sewing: Tote Bag
- Jun 06, 2019 07:00 pm

This class is for absolute beginners who want to learn the basics of machine sewing. This is a 6 week course beginning with a background information session on types of fabric, fabric construction, tools, notions, and machine parts and functions. Students will practice basic sewing techniques on a new electronic sewing machine while producing a lunch-sized tote bag with zippered top. Students will learn to fully read and use a commercial sewing pattern.

Cost: $ 120.00
Dye Your Own Fabric Linda's Way
- Jun 09, 2019 01:00 pm

You have seen Linda Palaisy's fabric for many years. Now you can learn how to dye some of your own fabric in the unique style that she has developed. Students will go home with dyed fat quarter fabric pieces, ready to rest and then be washed out.

Cost: $ 40.00
Fabric Dying Round Robin
- Jun 16, 2019 12:30 pm

In this round robin style class, learn how dye with wet dyes: shoot dye onto fabric for interesting patterns; use Indigo dye that can be ombre and add the dye to fabric in plastic bags. Due to the nature of the dyes this class will occur outside.

Cost: $ 60.00
Applique Bench Pillow
- Jul 16, 2019 03:00 pm

On this bench pillow you will add texture and detail with yarn couching and create the fence with some of those beautiful built in stitches on your sewing machine. Focus in this class is unleashing the potential of your sewing machine.

Cost: $ 40.00
Inktense Colours
- Jul 23, 2019 03:00 pm

Use Inktense pencils or blocks to add colour to your fabric creations. Whether you want to cover up a few imperfections, create a better skyline or liven up the whole colour scheme, it's easy with this versatile medium. Once dry it is permanent. In this hands-on class you will learn different techniques to apply Inktense to fabric. A variety of stitched samples will be provided for you to practice on.

Cost: $ 40.00
Sewing Tips and Techniques
- Jul 27, 2019 03:00 pm

A beginner's class on basic techniques in sewing: how to gather lightweight and heavyweight fabrics, French seam and flat-felled seam, darts, understitching and edgestitching, bias strips & cording, 3 different methods for zipper insertions,? Just to mention a few.

Cost: $ 120.00
Big Tote Bag
- Jul 04, 2019 11:00 am

Use your scraps to cut 5.5? or 4.5? squares and create this big tote bag. Finished bag using 5.5? squares is 18? wide x 13 ?? high x 9? deep; using 4.5? squares is 16? wide x 11 ?? high x 7 ?? deep. Squares must be cut prior to the class.

Cost: $ 50.00
Poppins Bag
- Jul 14, 2019 12:30 pm

Large zipper top bag for all of your magic stuff! There are 2 pockets on the outside and 2 pockets on the inside to keep everything organized. Structural stays (included) keep it in shape.

Cost: $ 80.00
Lightweight Designer Backpack
- Jul 28, 2019 03:00 pm

The Lightweight Designer Backpack has classic carryall styling: from the padded adjustable straps to the fold-over flap with a magnetic clasp to the fully-finished front zippered pocket. It is tall enough for your favorite folders, digital notepads, and more. The 2" depth gives the height good stability, and is plenty wide enough to hold what you need without overloading; you don't want to stress out your shoulders. Adjustable straps allow you to find just the right fit against your back for the load you're carrying. We show you all the steps below to get the threading correct through the rings and sliders. It's easier than you might think, and it's a technique you can use on so many bag and tote projects.

Cost: $ 80.00
Fidget Quilt Workshop
- Jun 20, 2019 01:00 pm

Because we all know someone who has been touched by a loved one?s struggle with Alzheimer's or Dementia, we have decided to hold a Sew-A-Thon. A Fidget Quilt, also referred to as a Fiddle, or Busy" Quilt or Activity Blanket is a small lap quilt, mat or blanket that provides sensory and tactile stimulation for the restless or "fidgety" hands of someone with Alzheimer's or related Dementias.

Cost: $ FREE
Fidget Quilt Workshop
- Jul 25, 2019 01:00 pm

Because we all know someone who has been touched by a loved one?s struggle with Alzheimer's or Dementia, we have decided to hold a Sew-A-Thon. A Fidget Quilt, also referred to as a Fiddle, or Busy" Quilt or Activity Blanket is a small lap quilt, mat or blanket that provides sensory and tactile stimulation for the restless or "fidgety" hands of someone with Alzheimer's or related Dementias.

Cost: $ FREE
Fidget Quilt Workshop
- Aug 15, 2019 01:00 pm

Because we all know someone who has been touched by a loved one?s struggle with Alzheimer's or Dementia, we have decided to hold a Sew-A-Thon. A Fidget Quilt, also referred to as a Fiddle, or Busy" Quilt or Activity Blanket is a small lap quilt, mat or blanket that provides sensory and tactile stimulation for the restless or "fidgety" hands of someone with Alzheimer's or related Dementias.

Cost: $ FREE
Butterfly Doll
- Jul 02, 2019 03:00 pm

In this class learn to create Jo-Ann?s unique butterfly doll. Class will include sewing with templates and how to sew over wire to create support for the organza wings. Must have some doll making experience.

Cost: $ 80.00
Young Teens Kan Sew
- Jul 09, 2019 10:30 am

Young teens with minimal or no experience will learn the basics of machine sewing. This one week class will include the names of the parts of the sewing machine, how to wind a bobbin, how to thread the machine, straight line sewing, backstitching, edgestitching, etc. A practical project will be made in class.

Cost: $ 80.00
Kids Kan Sew
- Aug 06, 2019 10:30 am

This will be a fun learning experience for children between the ages of 8-10 years of age who want to learn to machine sew. They will be taught the names of the parts of the sewing machine, how to wind a bobbin and how to thread the sewing machine. They will practice straight lines, backstitching, and learn to use the simple tools of the trade. Small simple projects will be made in class. All required fabric will be supplied.

Cost: $ 80.00
Tweens and Teens Summer Camp
- Aug 06, 2019 01:00 pm

In this short 3 day camp, each individual will be encouraged to make a specific theme each day according to their experience. You will have the choice of making a pillow, scrunchies/headband, bag, stuffed bear or PJ pants(shorts). For those that have never sewn, it will be an opportunity to try something new. Creativity & having fun is the main goal!

Cost: $ 90.00
Quilting with Rulers: An Introduction
- May 28, 2019 01:00 pm

Learn the basics to get started quilting with rulers. Class includes tips, techniques and basic designs

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn different embroidery machine techniques and make this appliqu?d quilt which is also quilted completely in the hoop. Cathy has created these custom embroidery designs for this class from Hilda Cooper's hand drawings. Learn a different embroidery technique on your embroidery machine each block.

Cost: $ 245.00
Fabric Photograph Quilt
- May 31, 2019 12:30 pm

Learn how to take your favourite animal or flower photograph, enlarge it and replicate it in fabric. You will learn how to make a pattern, select appropriate fabrics and assemble the fabric pieces. The last part of the class will focus on background for your master piece.

Cost: $ 85.00
Quilting with Rulers: An Introduction
- Jun 01, 2019 01:00 pm

Learn the basics to get started quilting with rulers. Class includes tips, techniques and basic designs

Cost: $ 40.00
Quiltworx has announced their very first Block of the Month program, Candy Coated Snowflakes! Available exclusively through wholesale retail shops for Quiltworx.

Cost: $ 160.00
Positive/Negative Quilt
- Jun 06, 2019 01:00 pm

In this machine embroidery class learn how to stitch designs using cutwork needles. Choose from a selection of different designs such as butterfly, flowers, leaves and more. You will use the embroidery machine to cut out quilt pieces.

Cost: $ 60.00
During this beginner class you will learn how to create this pretty appliqu?d butterfly. You will learn how to cut each piece out and fuse in place before embellishing using various decorative stitches available on your machine. The project will be completed using a quilting method of your choice. Previous quilting experience is not necessary, as demonstrations will be provided.

Cost: $ 60.00
Plan to Quilt, Quilt to Plan
- Jun 08, 2019 03:00 pm

Bring your unfinished quilt tops to this seminar and get ideas on how you can quilt it. We will be discussing how to plan the quilting based on use, where to find inspiration and how to make a quilt plan and audition designs.

Cost: $ 30.00
Fab Five Quilt
- Jun 18, 2019 10:00 am

A quilt made with fun and easy wedges and NO templates. It also has a customizable appliqu? panel. Make one for any season, holiday or occasion.

Cost: $ 60.00
Jaybird Rock Candy Tabletopper
- Jun 18, 2019 12:30 pm

The Rock Candy Table Topper features two shapes, diamonds and triangles. This stashbusting project is fast and fun with no Y seams! It uses the Sidekick ruler.

Cost: $ 40.00
Tiling Your Quilt
- Jun 21, 2019 12:30 pm

Recreate your favourite landscape scene by taking pieces of fabric and cutting into rectangles or diamonds, placing them at an angle over a dark background. Voila! You have a potential sky for a fabric landscape scene. You can incorporate many colours, values and textures in one small area.

Cost: $ 50.00
Raw-Edge Fabric Landscape
- Jun 28, 2019 03:00 pm

Take a picture of your favourite landscape scene and recreate it in fabric using those left over scraps from your previous masterpieces. Your will learn how to: create a pattern from your photograph; select and layout fabrics to best represent the elements found in your photograph; use free-motion quilt designs and random, raw edge applique to enhance the elements in your landscape; and use fabric paints to further enhance your landscape.

Cost: $ 80.00
Trapunto Table Runner
- Jun 29, 2019 12:30 pm

Learn how to do trapunto by machine and make a table runner. This class teaches the basic steps of trapunto by machine plus shows how to put the project together in sections.

Cost: $ 60.00
Free Motion Rows
- Jun 30, 2019 03:00 pm

This is a beginner or non-beginner class. The classes start with how tos and includes many tips, tricks and techniques. Further classes develops off the initial techniques with the quilted rows being assembled as they are completed. Yes! Free motion from beginning and on, plus how to put the quilt together as you complete each piece.

Cost: $ 60.00
Cheesecloth Applique
- Jul 09, 2019 01:00 pm

Learn how to include cheese cloth into your quilt work. The transparent quality and unique texture of cheese cloth gives a whole new set of effects to add to your work. You will learn how to appliqu? cheese cloth, both with a frayed edge and with a smooth edge, how to quilt it and how to let it have some character of its own. Because cheese cloth is cotton, these techniques are easily applied to garments and other washable items.

Cost: $ 60.00
Learn free motion techniques while quilting this small project.

Cost: $ 40.00
Threadwork Applique
- Jul 27, 2019 12:30 pm

Learn how to create very realistic looking boughs and trees using free motion embroidery techniques worked on tulle.

Cost: $ 60.00
Disappearing Four Patch Quilt
- Jul 30, 2019 12:30 pm

This is a beginner level quilting class. This is a simple technique with lots of rotary cutting, straight seam sewing using quarter inch seams, and is quilted using quilt-it-in-stages technique. The finished quilt looks a lot more complex than it is.

Cost: $ 60.00
Husqvarna Club
- Jun 02, 2019 09:30 am

This club is designed to inspire you to use the unique features and accessories to maximize the use of your Husqvarna Viking sewing machine.

Husqvarna Club
- Jun 07, 2019 07:00 pm

This club is designed to inspire you to use the unique features and accessories to maximize the use of your Husqvarna Viking sewing machine.

Software Club
- Jun 16, 2019 09:30 am

This club is to help you learn how to use your Husqvarna Viking Embroidery software. The exchange of information will be limited to Husqvarna Viking Embroidery Premier+2 and Premier+ Embroidery Extra software modules. Each month we will create a project using one of the many features available. This club is $12/class, however the fee can prepaid in advance for a reduced cost.

Cost: $ 12.00
Software Club
- Jun 21, 2019 07:00 pm

This club is to help you learn how to use your Husqvarna Viking Embroidery software. The exchange of information will be limited to Husqvarna Viking Embroidery Premier+2 and Premier+ Embroidery Extra software modules. Each month we will create a project using one of the many features available. This club is $12/class, however the fee can prepaid in advance for a reduced cost.

Cost: $ 12.00
Embroidery Club
- Jun 23, 2019 09:30 am

This club is to help you make the most of your embroidery machine. The exchange of information will be limited exclusively to Husqvarna Viking Embroidery Machines and their software as well as other related products such as stabilizers and threads.

Embroidery Club
- Jun 28, 2019 07:00 pm

This club is to help you make the most of your embroidery machine. The exchange of information will be limited exclusively to Husqvarna Viking Embroidery Machines and their software as well as other related products such as stabilizers and threads.

Husqvarna Club
- Jul 07, 2019 09:30 am

This club is designed to inspire you to use the unique features and accessories to maximize the use of your Husqvarna Viking sewing machine.

Husqvarna Club
- Jul 12, 2019 07:00 pm

This club is designed to inspire you to use the unique features and accessories to maximize the use of your Husqvarna Viking sewing machine.

Software Club
- Jul 14, 2019 09:30 am

This club is to help you learn how to use your Husqvarna Viking Embroidery software. The exchange of information will be limited to Husqvarna Viking Embroidery Premier+2 and Premier+ Embroidery Extra software modules. Each month we will create a project using one of the many features available. This club is $12/class, however the fee can prepaid in advance for a reduced cost.

Cost: $ 12.00
Software Club
- Jul 19, 2019 07:00 pm

This club is to help you learn how to use your Husqvarna Viking Embroidery software. The exchange of information will be limited to Husqvarna Viking Embroidery Premier+2 and Premier+ Embroidery Extra software modules. Each month we will create a project using one of the many features available. This club is $12/class, however the fee can prepaid in advance for a reduced cost.

Cost: $ 12.00
Embroidery Club
- Jul 21, 2019 09:30 am

This club is to help you make the most of your embroidery machine. The exchange of information will be limited exclusively to Husqvarna Viking Embroidery Machines and their software as well as other related products such as stabilizers and threads.

Embroidery Club
- Jul 26, 2019 07:00 pm

This club is to help you make the most of your embroidery machine. The exchange of information will be limited exclusively to Husqvarna Viking Embroidery Machines and their software as well as other related products such as stabilizers and threads.

Husqvarna Club
- Aug 09, 2019 07:00 pm

This club is designed to inspire you to use the unique features and accessories to maximize the use of your Husqvarna Viking sewing machine.

Software Club
- Aug 16, 2019 07:00 pm

This club is to help you learn how to use your Husqvarna Viking Embroidery software. The exchange of information will be limited to Husqvarna Viking Embroidery Premier+2 and Premier+ Embroidery Extra software modules. Each month we will create a project using one of the many features available. This club is $12/class, however the fee can prepaid in advance for a reduced cost.

Cost: $ 12.00
Software Club
- Aug 18, 2019 09:30 am

This club is to help you learn how to use your Husqvarna Viking Embroidery software. The exchange of information will be limited to Husqvarna Viking Embroidery Premier+2 and Premier+ Embroidery Extra software modules. Each month we will create a project using one of the many features available. This club is $12/class, however the fee can prepaid in advance for a reduced cost.

Cost: $ 12.00
Embroidery Club
- Aug 23, 2019 12:00 am

This club is to help you make the most of your embroidery machine. The exchange of information will be limited exclusively to Husqvarna Viking Embroidery Machines and their software as well as other related products such as stabilizers and threads.

Embroidery Club
- Aug 25, 2019 07:00 pm

This club is to help you make the most of your embroidery machine. The exchange of information will be limited exclusively to Husqvarna Viking Embroidery Machines and their software as well as other related products such as stabilizers and threads.

Sit 'n Sew
- May 29, 2019 01:00 pm

Can't find time to sew? Come Sit and Sew in our classroom. Work on your sewing or embroidery projects and enjoy a time of fellowship, sharing and creating new friendships.

Cost: $ FREE
Sit 'n Sew
- Jun 05, 2019 01:00 pm

Can't find time to sew? Come Sit and Sew in our classroom. Work on your sewing or embroidery projects and enjoy a time of fellowship, sharing and creating new friendships.

Cost: $ FREE
Sit 'n Sew
- Jun 12, 2019 01:00 pm

Can't find time to sew? Come Sit and Sew in our classroom. Work on your sewing or embroidery projects and enjoy a time of fellowship, sharing and creating new friendships.

Cost: $ FREE
Sit 'n Sew
- Jun 19, 2019 01:00 pm

Can't find time to sew? Come Sit and Sew in our classroom. Work on your sewing or embroidery projects and enjoy a time of fellowship, sharing and creating new friendships.

Cost: $ FREE
Sit 'n Sew
- Jun 26, 2019 01:00 pm

Can't find time to sew? Come Sit and Sew in our classroom. Work on your sewing or embroidery projects and enjoy a time of fellowship, sharing and creating new friendships.

Cost: $ FREE
Sit 'n Sew
- Jul 03, 2019 01:00 pm

Can't find time to sew? Come Sit and Sew in our classroom. Work on your sewing or embroidery projects and enjoy a time of fellowship, sharing and creating new friendships.

Cost: $ FREE
Sit 'n Sew
- Jul 10, 2019 01:00 pm

Can't find time to sew? Come Sit and Sew in our classroom. Work on your sewing or embroidery projects and enjoy a time of fellowship, sharing and creating new friendships.

Cost: $ FREE
Sit 'n Sew
- Jul 17, 2019 01:00 pm

Can't find time to sew? Come Sit and Sew in our classroom. Work on your sewing or embroidery projects and enjoy a time of fellowship, sharing and creating new friendships.

Cost: $ FREE
Sit 'n Sew
- Jul 24, 2019 01:00 pm

Can't find time to sew? Come Sit and Sew in our classroom. Work on your sewing or embroidery projects and enjoy a time of fellowship, sharing and creating new friendships.

Cost: $ FREE
Sit 'n Sew
- Jul 31, 2019 01:00 pm

Can't find time to sew? Come Sit and Sew in our classroom. Work on your sewing or embroidery projects and enjoy a time of fellowship, sharing and creating new friendships.

Cost: $ FREE
Sit 'n Sew
- Aug 07, 2019 01:00 pm

Can't find time to sew? Come Sit and Sew in our classroom. Work on your sewing or embroidery projects and enjoy a time of fellowship, sharing and creating new friendships.

Cost: $ FREE
Sit 'n Sew
- Aug 14, 2019 01:00 pm

Can't find time to sew? Come Sit and Sew in our classroom. Work on your sewing or embroidery projects and enjoy a time of fellowship, sharing and creating new friendships.

Cost: $ FREE
Sit 'n Sew
- Aug 21, 2019 01:00 pm

Can't find time to sew? Come Sit and Sew in our classroom. Work on your sewing or embroidery projects and enjoy a time of fellowship, sharing and creating new friendships.

Cost: $ FREE
Sit 'n Sew
- Aug 28, 2019 01:00 pm

Can't find time to sew? Come Sit and Sew in our classroom. Work on your sewing or embroidery projects and enjoy a time of fellowship, sharing and creating new friendships.

Cost: $ FREE
Owners Class - One on One
- May 25, 2019 09:00 am

With the purchase of an embroidery or serger machine from Sew-Jo's, customers are entitled to a class on how to use their new machine. This includes a three hour one on one class. Please contact us to sign up for a mutually agreeable date.

Owners Class - Mechanical Machines
- Jun 01, 2019 09:00 am

With the purchase of a sewing machine from Sew-Jo's, customers are entitled to a class on how to use their new machine. This includes a three hour class with other customers who have purchased similar machines. Please contact us to sign up for a mutually agreeable date.

Owners Class - Computerized Machines
- Jun 08, 2019 09:00 am

With the purchase of a sewing machine from Sew-Jo's, customers are entitled to a class on how to use their new machine. This includes a three hour class with other customers who have purchased similar machines. Please contact us to sign up for a mutually agreeable date.

Owners Class - One on One
- Jun 22, 2019 09:00 am

With the purchase of an embroidery or serger machine from Sew-Jo's, customers are entitled to a class on how to use their new machine. This includes a three hour one on one class. Please contact us to sign up for a mutually agreeable date.

Owners Class - Mechanical Machines
- Jun 29, 2019 12:00 am

With the purchase of a sewing machine from Sew-Jo's, customers are entitled to a class on how to use their new machine. This includes a three hour class with other customers who have purchased similar machines. Please contact us to sign up for a mutually agreeable date.

Owners Class - Computerized Machines
- Jul 06, 2019 09:00 am

With the purchase of a sewing machine from Sew-Jo's, customers are entitled to a class on how to use their new machine. This includes a three hour class with other customers who have purchased similar machines. Please contact us to sign up for a mutually agreeable date.

Owners Class - One on One
- Jul 13, 2019 09:00 am

With the purchase of an embroidery or serger machine from Sew-Jo's, customers are entitled to a class on how to use their new machine. This includes a three hour one on one class. Please contact us to sign up for a mutually agreeable date.

Owners Class - Mechanical Machines
- Jul 20, 2019 09:00 am

With the purchase of a sewing machine from Sew-Jo's, customers are entitled to a class on how to use their new machine. This includes a three hour class with other customers who have purchased similar machines. Please contact us to sign up for a mutually agreeable date.

Owners Class - Computerized Machines
- Jul 27, 2019 09:00 am

With the purchase of a sewing machine from Sew-Jo's, customers are entitled to a class on how to use their new machine. This includes a three hour class with other customers who have purchased similar machines. Please contact us to sign up for a mutually agreeable date.

Owners Class - One on One
- Aug 03, 2019 09:00 am

With the purchase of an embroidery or serger machine from Sew-Jo's, customers are entitled to a class on how to use their new machine. This includes a three hour one on one class. Please contact us to sign up for a mutually agreeable date.

Owners Class - Mechanical Machines
- Aug 10, 2019 09:00 am

With the purchase of a sewing machine from Sew-Jo's, customers are entitled to a class on how to use their new machine. This includes a three hour class with other customers who have purchased similar machines. Please contact us to sign up for a mutually agreeable date.

Owners Class - Computerized Machines
- Aug 17, 2019 09:00 am

With the purchase of a sewing machine from Sew-Jo's, customers are entitled to a class on how to use their new machine. This includes a three hour class with other customers who have purchased similar machines. Please contact us to sign up for a mutually agreeable date.

Owners Class - One on One
- Aug 24, 2019 09:00 am

With the purchase of an embroidery or serger machine from Sew-Jo's, customers are entitled to a class on how to use their new machine. This includes a three hour one on one class. Please contact us to sign up for a mutually agreeable date.

Owners Class - Mechanical Machines
- Aug 31, 2019 09:00 am

With the purchase of a sewing machine from Sew-Jo's, customers are entitled to a class on how to use their new machine. This includes a three hour class with other customers who have purchased similar machines. Please contact us to sign up for a mutually agreeable date.

Owners Class - Computerized Machines
- Sep 07, 2019 09:00 am

With the purchase of a sewing machine from Sew-Jo's, customers are entitled to a class on how to use their new machine. This includes a three hour class with other customers who have purchased similar machines. Please contact us to sign up for a mutually agreeable date.

Class Registration Policy

  • You can sign up for a class online on our website or through the store. Classes can fill up quickly. Please register early to avoid disappointment.

  • Except for Sit ‘n Sew Classes and Husqvarna or Embroidery Clubs, payment is due when you sign up.

  • We provide Husqvarna Viking sewing machines for our sewing classes, unless otherwise noted.

  • Class fees will not be refunded if we are notified less than 7 days before the class is scheduled to start. Refunds will not be provided for no-shows.

  • Classes are subject to cancellation if a minimum is not met. In this case, class fees will be fully refunded.

  • Some courses, where specified, have a kit fee; otherwise, we would request supplies be purchased from Sew-Jo’s .

  • Attendance is limited to those who have paid for the class.