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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


New York Beauty

Learn the techniques associated with paper piecing. From this class you will be able to showcase your points in a stunning pillow or table topper.

Daytime Offering: FULL
Thursdays Nov 22, 29 and Dec 6
9:30am – 12:30pm

Evening Offering: Thursdays Nov 22, 29 and Dec 6
6:30pm – 9:30pm

Instructor: Betty Bailey
Class Fee: $75.00


Hexmas Tree Wall Hanging

Learn these quilck modern hexagons to create all sorts of great projects.

Sunday Nov 25
10:00am – 4:00pm

Instructor: Nicole Cowie
Class Fee: $45.00


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

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


Enchanted Garden

Come to any one of these dates to learn about technique associate with this stunning Jason Yenter quilt. The quilt is available as a complete kit or can be purchased as a twelve month block of the month.

Saturday Nov 24 OR Dec 22
9:00am – 12:00pm

Instructor: Betty Bailey
Class Fee: $25.00

Knitting/Crochet Classes

Beginner Crochet

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

Tuesdays Nov 20, 27 & Dec 4
6:30pm – 8:30pm

Instructor: Andrea Tulk
Class Fee: $50.00


Learn to Knit Socks – 1 or 2 at a Time, Magic Loop Method

Do you want to learn to knit socks? If you do, this is the class for you. We will be utilizing the magic loop method to create socks. If you are new to this method, we will start with one sock at a time. If you already are a magic looper, you have the option of creating two socks at once.

Monday Nov 19
6:30pm – 8:30pm
And Monday Dec 3
6:30pm – 9:30pm
And Monday Dec 17
6:30pm – 8:30pm

Instructor: Lisa Barkley
Class Fee: $55.00


Knitted Christmas Ball Ornament Class

Come and learn how to make these cute ornaments using sock yarn.

Thursday Nov 22
6:00pm – 9:00pm

Instructor: Lisa Barkley
Class Fee: $25.00

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 14, 28 & Feb 4
9:30am – 11:30am
OR Monday Jan 14, 28, & Feb4
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 1 – Bubbles
Wednesday Nov 21 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Class 2 – Bobbles
Wednesday Nov 28 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Class 3 – Lacework
Wednesday Dec 5 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Class 4 – Cables
Wednesday Jan 9 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Class 5 – Colourwork Chevron
Wednesday Jan 16 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Class 6 – Colourworkwith a slipstitch mosaic
Wed Jan 23 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.
Saturday Nov 24     11:00am – 12:15pm
IInstructor: Susan Madu
Class Fee: $0.00

Quilts of Valour – Create quilts to deliver to our servicemen, women and veterans.
Mondays Nov 5, 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 November 18     2:00pm – 4:00pm
Instructor: Jennifer
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 third Wednesday of the month starting in September. Come once or every month!
Monday Nov 13     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.

Needleturn Applique with Linda - Come and stitch with Linda using the needleturn applique technique. A great social event, and some help with projects if needed. This will be offered the first Wednesday of the month. Come for one session, or join for all. Pre-registration is required.
Wednesdays Nov 7, Dec 5     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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