CLASS DESCRIPTION & SUPPLY LIST


Master the Basics 1.0

You will learn machine care, all about needles, threads and threading options, tips for proper bobbin winding, testing tension, and more.  We review the machine features, the presser feet included with your purchase and machine maintenance.

Please bring your machine, accessories, manual, and scissors.

Master the Basics 2.0

You will learn to use different stitches, get familiar with your blind hem foot, zipper foot, stitching out buttonholes, sewing buttons with your machine, topstitching and overcasting.  

Please bring your machine, accessories, manual, and scissors.

Free Motion Quilting

Learn how to set up your machine for free motion quilting.  Tips and techniques will be shared on how to get the best results with your PFAFF machines.

Please bring your machine, accessories, manual, and scissors.  You will need a free motion foot for this class (Expression & Creative machines have the Sensormatic Free Motion Foot included with their purchase)

Decorative Stitch Bag with Diagonal Pocket

Can anyone have too many zipper bags? Well my answer to that is NO!  This bag shows off so many fabulous decorative stitches – add a pocket for some additional interest. This project also allows us to practice putting in a zipper. 

Please bring your machine, accessories, manual, and scissors & class supplies to make bag.
CLASS SUPPLIES:
Fabric 1 – black tone on tone  for back & pocket
13” x 22”
Fabric 2 –bright colour for trim
2” x 22”
Fabric 3 –(lining, front, zipper tabs
4 @ 12” x 10”
4 @ 1” x 3”
Fusible No Show Mesh Stabilizer – 13” x 22”
Fusible Fleece – 2 @ 12” x 10”
2 – 14” zippers

Applique Pillow

Not only will we practice doing satin stitch and blanket stitch applique, but we will also try out other decorative stitches that work well for machine applique projects.
Bloom pillow – Spring/Summer OR Bring your own Machine Applique Project!!

Please bring your machine, accessories, manual, and scissors & class supplies to make pillow.
CLASS SUPPLIES: TBD based on pillow – email will be sent out before class.

Circles Purse
Yes you can stitch circles of decorative stitching on any project – it is SO easy!!  We will be making a small purse with circles of stitching and learn how to put in a zipper.

Please bring your machine, accessories, manual, and scissors & class supplies to make purse.
CLASS SUPPLIES:
14” zipper
Batting 8” x 10”
2 Fat Quarters:
From First Fat Quarter Cut:
Lining                    8” x 10”
Back                       8” x 10”
Front Top            5” x 8”
Strap                     several @ 2” to total 40-46”
From Second Fat Quarter Cut:
Front Bottom     8” x 15”
Back Pocket        8” x 13”
Thread in colours that will show for decorative work

Apron
This is all about decorative stitching!  We will make a little apron that you can use in your kitchen, sewing room or garden.

Please bring your machine, accessories, manual, and scissors & class supplies to make apron.
CLASS SUPPLIES:
1 Fat Quarters for apron (or two rectangles 10” x 18”
1 piece for pocket 10” x 18”
1 piece for lining 11” x 18”
2 strips 4” x WOF for straps
1 piece whisper web 10” x 18”
Thread in colours that will show for decorative work

Humbug Bag
This great little bag can be used for just about anything and makes a great gift as well!  We will introduce you to couching with yarn & ribbon, using the fringe foot, sewing on buttons and installing a zipper.
CLASS SUPPLIES:
14” zipper
Two Rectangles 12“ x 18” (one for outside, one for lining)
1 piece no-show mesh/stabilizer 12” x 18”
1 piece fusible fleece 12” x 18”
Wonder Tape
Thread in colours that will show for decorative work 

Please bring your machine, accessories, manual, and scissors & class supplies to make purse.

Fonts, Sequencing & Memory Capabilities
For Ambition, Expression, Performance & Creative PFAFF Machines.

We will walk you through these computerized functions on your machines so that you become an expert on these features to use on future projects. 

Please bring your machine, accessories, manual, and scissors.

Tapering
For Expression, Performance & Creative PFAFF Machines. 

You will learn how to utilize your tapering function on your machines and stitch out a design that will be incorporated into a functional cosmetic bag.

Please bring your machine, accessories, manual, and scissors & class supplies to make bag.
CLASS SUPPLIES:
14” Zipper
Colour 1                 -one piece cotton fabric 10” x 8”
                                -one piece cotton fabric 2” x 8”
                                -one piece cotton fabric 5 ½” x 8”
Colour 2                 -two pieces cotton fabric 10”x 8”
                                -one piece cotton fabric 2” x 8” (accent strip)

Colour 3                 -one piece cotton fabric 2” x 8” (accent strip)
Fusible Batting     -two pieces 10” x 8”
Stabilizer               -two pieces 10” x 8”
Thread in colours that will show for decorative work, sewing machine, accessories, manual & scissors.

Stitch Creator, Maxi Stitches, & More
FOR PERFORMANCE & CREATIVE MACHINES ONLY!

Learn how to use Stitch Creator, work with Maxi Stitches, Stacking Stitches & Ribbon stitches (depends on your machine)

Please bring your machine, accessories, manual, and scissors

 

 

 

 

 


schedule

Friday May 4th 9-12 noon

Friday June 19th 9-12 noon

schedule

Saturday May 12th, 1-4 pm 

Saturday June 9th,  1-4 pm 

Saturday July 7th, 1-4 pm  

Saturday August 18th, 1-4 pm



PFAFF sewing classes

PLEASE email jquilts06@gmail.com to book your spot in any of the classes.

SCROLL DOWN to see class description & supply list (I am no longer providing kits!!)

May 

Saturday May 12: 9-12 noon MACHINE BASICS 1.0
Wednesday May 16: 9-12 noon DECORATIVE STITCH BAG WITH DIAGONAL POCKET

Wednesday May 30: 9-12 noon FONTS & SEQUENCING(Expression, Creative & Performance machines only)


JUNE

Saturday June 9: 9-12 noon MACHINE BASICS 2.0
Wednesday June 13: 9-12 noon STITCHING CIRCLES PURSE

​Wednesday June 27: 9-12 noonTAPERING (Expression, Creative & Performance machines only)


JULY

Saturday July 7: 9-12 noon FREE MOTION QUILTING

Wednesday July 11: 9-12 noon DECORATIVE APRON

Wednesday July 25: 9-12 noon HUMBUG BAG


AUGUST

​Wednesday August 15th: 9-12 noon MACHINE APPLIQUE PILLOW

Saturday August 18th: 9-12 noon STITCH CREATOR, MAXI STITCHES & MORE!

Wednesday August 22nd: 9-12 noon PFAFF OPEN CLASS

schedule


Embroidery technique classes are for those customers who have purchased a PFAFF Embroidery machine.


We work on different projects each month so that you can get the most out of your machine!


You get free technique lessons with your purchase - if you are relearning your machine, cost for the class is $15.

PFAFF embroidery club with Lorraine

For anyone who purchases a PFAFF sewing or embroidery machine from us at the store, you are entitled to free sewing technique lessons! 


The Creative Embroidery line of machines come with an additional lessons on embroidery techniques!


Didn't buy from us, you can still attend the classes for a fee of $30 per class.

PFAFF embroidery technique classes

long-arm quilting services & pfaff sales

Embroidery Club is for anyone with a PFAFF Embroidery machine - classes are hosted by Lorraine here at the store.


We work on different projects each month so that you can get the most out of your machine!


Cost for the class is $15.