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420 First Street West
Cochrane, AB T4C 1B1
• • • 403-932-1500 • • •
• • • Fax: 403-932-1679 • • •
Open 10:30-5:30, Mon-Sat
Closed Sundays & Holidays

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Class Descriptions & Photos

Here are some samples from the various classes that Addies offers. For further details, sign up for the Newsletter (in left sidebar) or click here for the latest newsletter/schedule and detailed information. Note: Prices are subject to change

Sewing and Quilting Classes

 

Jingle Balls Runner

Learn an easy NO PIN Drunkards Path block and seam free Quilt AsYou Go methods to make this seasonal table runner in plenty of time for Christmas!

Saturday Dec 8
10:00am – 4:00pm

Instructor: Nicole Cowie
Class Fee: $45.00

Quilt Beginnings

Designed especially for the “newbie to quilting”. You will learn accurate cutting using a rotary cutter and ruler, sewing with a scant Ό” seam allowance, simply quilting and binding application all while creating a lovely table runner. First class is a discussion of fabric selection and machine use.

Daytime Offering: Thursday Jan 24
9:30am – 12:30pm
AND Thursday Jan 31, Feb7
9:30am – 4:30pm
AND Thursday Feb 14
9:30am – 12:30pm

Evening Offering: Thursday Jan 24, 31, Feb 7 & 14
6:30pm – 9:30pm
AND Saturday Feb 16
9:30am – 4:30pm

Instructor: Betty Bailey
Class Fee: $125.00

The Next Step

Take your beginning quilting skills and learn some additional techniques such as half square triangles and create a stunning table runner.

Daytime Offering: Thursday Feb 28, Mar 7
9:30am – 4:30pm
AND Mar 14
9:30am – 12:30pm

Evening Offering: Thursday Feb 28, Mar 7, 14, 21 and 28
6:30pm – 9:30pm

Instructor: Betty Bailey
Class Fee:$125.00

Stitching with Jennifer

Come and join Jennifer with your own hand stitching projects. A 4 month commitment required. Samples of potential projects will be available soon!

Saturday Jan 26, Feb 23, Mar 23 & Apr 27
1:00pm – 3:00pm

Instructor: Jennifer Stewart-Smith
Class Fee: $80.00

Free Motion Quilting for Beginners

Come and learn how to do free motion quilting for those people who want to move beyond “stitch in the ditch”. We will be discussing and trying different technique, threades and needles.

Sat Nov 17
12:30pm – 3:00pm

Instructor: Cindy Simpson
Class Fee: $30.00

 

Backbasting Technique for Hand Applique

No paper or templates needed for this simple approach to hand applique. Pattern will be provided for this class.

Thursday Jan 10 & 17
10:00am – 1:00pm
OR
Thursday Jan 10 & 17
6:00pm – 9:00pm

Instructor: Linda Joncas
Class Fee: $50.00

 

Sampler Quilt Class

Join us for 6 weeks to learn 12 different blocks which will cover many aspects of block construction in cluding half square triangles, quarter square triangles, English Paper Piecing, Gramsmothers Flower Garden and hand applique.

Wednesdays Feb 27, Mar 13, 27, Apr 10, 24, May 8 & 22
9:30am – 12:30pm
OR
Wednesdays Feb 27, Mar 13, 27, Apr 10, 24, May 8 & 22
6:30pm – 9:30pm

Instructor: : Betty Bailey
Class Fee: $75.00

 

Hand Applique for Beginners

Learn how to hand applique for your next quilt.

Tuesdays Mar 12, 26 & Apr 9
9:30am – 12:30pm
OR
Tuesdays Mar 12, 26 & Apr 9
6:30pm – 9:30pm

Instructor: : Betty Bailey
Class Fee: $75.00

Knitting/Crochet Classes

Beginner Crochet

Learn to crochet and make a great dishcloth at the same time. Supplies are included in this class.

Thursdays Jan 17, 24 & 31
10:00am – 12:00pm
OR
Thursdays Jan 17, 24 & 31
6:30pm – 8:30pm

Instructor: Andrea Tulk
Class Fee: $50.00

Fair Isle Mittens

Make these fun mittens with colourwork. Learn how to carry your colours, and read the colourwork charts. From this class you will learn the techniques that you can use to do most colourwork patterns.

Tuesdays Feb 26 & Mar 5
9:30am – 11:30am
OR
Tuesdays Feb 26 & Mar 5
6:30pm – 8:30pm

Instructor: Lisa Barkley
Class Fee: $35.00

Beginner Knitting

Learn how to knit in this class. We will be creating dishcloths in this class. Casting on, binding off, the knit stitch, increasing, decreasing and the purl stitch will all be covered. Supplies are included in this class.

Monday Jan 21, 28 & Feb 4
9:30am – 11:30am
OR
Monday Jan 21, 28, & Feb 4
6:30pm – 8:30pm

Instructor: Lisa Barkley
Class Fee: $50.00

 

Knitting Technique Series

Are there any knitting techniques that you feel uncomfortable with? Come join for one or all of the classes and create a small sample. Afterwards, the samples could be joined together to make a small baby blanket.

Class 3 – Lacework
Tuesday Dec 4 10:30am – 12:30pm
Class 4 – Cables
Tuesday Jan 8 10:30am – 12:30pm
OR
Class 4 – Cables
Tuesday Jan 8 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Class 5 – Colourwork Chevron
Tuesday Jan 15 10:30am – 12:30pm
OR
Class 5 – Colourwork Chevron
Tuesday Jan 15 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Class 6 – Colourworkwith a slipstitch mosaic
Tue Jan 22 6:30pm – 8:30pm
OR
Class 6 – Colourwork with a slipstitch mosaic
Tue Jan 22 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Instructor: Lisa Barkley
Class Fee: $20.00/session

Clubs and Groups

Knit and Natter – Social Knitting 101. Bring one of your current projects! Enjoy knitting and having a great chat with new friends. Have a cup of tea or coffee on us!
Thursdays     10:00 am – 12:00 pm

No Charge

Demonstration with Susan Madu – Come and join Susan Madu for a demonstration of quilting techniques and look at some of the new fabrics. There is no cost for this session, but signup beforehand is required.
Stay tuned for upcoming dates
Instructor: Susan Madu
Class Fee: $0.00

Quilts of Valour – Create quilts to deliver to our servicemen, women and veterans.
Monday Dec 3     10:00am – 4:00pm

Kids Club - Are your children looking for something crafty to do? We offer a kids sewing club. Kids (ages 5-12) must be accompanied by an adult. In each class a new project will be made. Register for the ones you like.
Sunday Dec 16 (Christmas Stocking), Jan 27 (shoe bag)     2:00pm – 4:00pm
Instructor: Karen Kurtz
Class Fee: $20.00

Knit with Lisa – Have a knitting project that you are stuck on. Are you having trouble with a stitch, reading a pattern or finishing? Come join Lisa and work on those projects. She will help you out with your problems. We will meet the second Wednesday of the month. Come once or every month!
Wednesday Jan 9, Feb 6     6:30 pm – 9:00pm
Instructor: Lisa Barkley
Class Fee: $10.00

Wild Rose Stitchers, a chapter of The Appliquι Society (TAS), meets on the third Wednesday of each month in Addie’s classroom for a day of appliquιing and sharing tips and techniques. Members work on projects of their own choice including many of the appliquι kits and class projects available in the shop. Meetings start at 10:30 and go until midafternoon. Bring your own lunch or take advantage of one of the take-out restaurants in Cochrane. The chapter invites all adults from beginner to expert.

Hand Applique with Linda - Come and stitch with Linda. This will be offered the first Wednesday of the month. Come for one session, or join for all. Bring your stitching projects for a few hours of comraderie, show and tell and trouble shooting. Pre-registration is required.
Wednesday Dec 5, Jan 2     10:00am – 1:00pm
Instructor: Linda Joncas
Class Fee: $10.00

 

 

Registration Policies
Pre-registration is required for all classes.
Classes are reserved on a first-come basis.
Payment is due in full at the time of registration.
We give a 15% discount on all class supplies.
Please mark your calendars with your class times. We will not be responsible for missed classes.

Cancellation Policies
Addie’s reserves the right to cancel a class if we haven’t met our minimum enrollment seven days prior to class. If we cancel a class, we will gladly refund your class fee. If you cancel up to seven days prior to the start of the first class, a class credit will be issued. We will not issue a refund or credit if you cancel less than seven days before the start of the class.

Classroom Etiquette
Please refrain from using perfume and turn your cell phone off.
Please leave your children at home while attending a class.
Please ensure your sewing machine is in good working condition.
Please purchase class supplies before class time.
Please arrive 15 minutes early to set up.
All classes will start promptly at the designated time.

Also check out our other business partner Rumple Quiltskins with their
sewing machines in our front room.

We offer in-store machine servicing by GPO Services – usually the first
Wednesday of the month.
Please register in store to confirm your service appointment.

 

 

 

 

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