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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

Stitching with Jennifer and Carol

Stitch along with Jennifer and Carol and create wonderful embellishment for almost anything.  The group will meet on the fourth Saturday of the month.  A monthly kit featuring “Birdsville” by Wendy Williams will be available for purchase or you can bring your own work and patterns Jennifer and Carol will guide you through it.

Saturdays  Jul 22, Aug 26, Sep 23, Oct 28, Nov 25
Instructor:  Carol Abernethy

Class Fee: $10 per month with no kit
Class Fee:  $20 per month with kit

Quilt Beginnings

Designed especially for the “newbie of quilting”.  You will learn accurate cutting using a rotary cutter and ruler, sewing with a scant ¼” seam allowance, simple quilting and binding application all while creating a lovely table runner.  First class is a discussion of fabric selection and machine use.

Daytime: Thursday Sept 28 
9:30am – 12:30pm
AND Thurdays Oct 5 & 12 
9:30am – 4:30pm
AND Thursday Oct 19
8:30am– 12:30pm

Evening: Thursdays Sept 28, Oct 5, 12 & 19 
6:30pm – 9:30pm
AND Saturday Oct 21
9:30am – 4:30pm

Instructor:  Betty Bailey  
Class Fee:  $95.00

Midi Bag

Come join Carol to create this fun project bag.

Friday Sept 29 
10:00am – 4:00pm

Instructor:  Lisa Barkley 
Class Fee:  $50.00

Hand Applique

Learn how to do hand applique for your next quilt.

Wednesdays Sep 27, Oct 4 & 11 
9:30am – 12:30pm

OR Sep 27, Oct 4 & 11 
6:30pm – 9:30pm

Instructor:  Betty Bailey 
Class Fee:  $60.00


Scrap Buster


Knitting and Crochet Classes


Turkish Bed Socks

Make these fun bed socks that can be worn in bed or used as ankle style socks around the house. They will make a fantastic gift, and use a small amount of yarn. A great way to use up your sock yarn scraps too.

Wednesdays Sep 27 & Oct 11
6:30pm – 9:00pm

Instructor: Lisa Barkley
Class Fee: $40.00


Advanced Double Knitting Technique

Continue with your double knitting experience in this class. Intermediate Double Knitting a prerequisite for completing this class.

Thursdays Aug 17 & Sep 14
1:00pm – 4:00pm

Instructor: Reena Ghosh
Class Fee: $80.00

Continue with your double knitting experience in this class. Intermediate Double Knitting a prerequisite for completing this class.

Thursdays Aug 17 & Sep 14
1:00pm – 4:00pm

Instructor: Reena Ghosh
Class Fee: $80.00

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.

Mondays Sep 11, 25 & Oct 3
6:30pm – 8:30pm

OR Tuesdays Sep 12, 26 & Oct 3
9:30am – 11:30am

Instructor: Lisa Barkley
Class Fee: $50.00

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


UFO Evenings

Join us for some friendship and fun as we all try to finish up some of those unfinished projects that are sitting on our shelves. An instructor will be available
to answer any questions and guide you when necessary.

Fridays Jul 21, Sep 15, Oct 20
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Instructor: Brenda McGee
Class Fee: $10.00


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.

Saturday Aug 19, Sep 16, Oct 21
11:00am – 12:15pm

Instructor: Susan Madu
Class Fee: $0.00


Carols Gang

Do you need a bit of help or could use a teacher on standby in case you get stuck? Carol is in the classroom the last Sunday of every month. So sign up for one or more Sundays and get those projects done.

Sundays Jul 30, Sep 24
11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Instructor: Carol Abernethy
Class Fee: $30.00


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 our with your problems. We will meet the third Wednesday of the month starting in September. Come once or every month!

Wednesdays Sep 20, Oct 18, Nov 15, Dec 20
6:30pm – 9:30pm

Instructor: Lisa Barkley
Class Fee: $10.00


Wild Rose Stitchers, a chapter of The Appliqué Society (TAS), meets on the third Wednesday of each month in Addie’s classroom for a day of appliquéing and sharing tips and techniques. Members work on projects of their own choice including many of the appliqué 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. Please contact Marsha Cochrane for more info at


Do you and your friends finally have time to get together and take a quilting course? Can't see the class listed in our newsletter? We can design a class just for YOU! Gather at least three friends – decide on what you would like to learn – and phone us here at Addie's. We'll design a class especially for you and your friends! Class Fees will be dependent on how many hours your specific class requires. Looking forward to hearing from you.




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