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Beginner Quilting
- Mar 05, 2024 05:00 pm

Learn the entire process of making a quilt in this four-week workshop. We will go through the process of piecing with squares and triangles. After you have pieced the center, we will go over adding and borders, quilting your quilt, and finally binding the edges to finish this simple half square triangle quilt.

Cost: $ 295.00
Garment Sewing Bootcamp
- Mar 06, 2024 06:00 pm

Are you ready to build on your beginner sewing skills? We offer a 4 part Sewing Boot Camp - Skill building for Garment making, that will help you build on what you have already learned in other foundational sewing classes. Skill building is all what this class is about. In each session you will learn techniques that you will later apply to a project of your choice in the last class. In each session you will have the opportunity to make a sample of each technique that you will be able to take home with you as reference!

Cost: $ 250.00
Free Motion 101
- Mar 14, 2024 05:00 pm

In our free motion quilting class, you'll unlock your creativity and master the art of quilting without boundaries. This hands-on workshop empowers both beginners and experienced quilters to explore the exciting world of free-motion quilting. With expert guidance, you'll explore what you can do when you drop your feed dogs.

Cost: $ 55.00
Introduction to Intuitive Stitch
- Mar 23, 2024 01:00 pm

Intuitive stitch, also known as slow stitch or contemplative stitch, is the practice of hand stitching with no specific end goal in mind. Part embroidery, part abstract collage, intuitive stitch involves combining colours, layers and textures with the meditative rhythm of simple hand stitching as a nourishing ritual to ground, inspire and play. In this class, participants will work with reclaimed fabrics, threads and adornments to explore the process of intuitive stitch, as well as learn more about the process itself and its benefits, and how it can be incorporated more widely into a variety of projects. Supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring and/or share any materials you may wish to incorporate.

Cost: $ 55.00
Free Motion - Ruler Work
- Mar 28, 2024 05:00 pm

In our second class in the free motion series, we start using rulers as templates. You'll embark on a journey to precision and creativity. This specialized workshop is perfect for quilters looking to elevate their skills and achieve intricate, professional designs. You'll learn how to leverage quilting rulers as guides for stitching straight lines, curves, and complex patterns with precision. We'll cover ruler selection, proper positioning, and stitching techniques to ensure your quilting is both accurate and visually stunning. Whether you're a seasoned quilter or a newcomer, this class will equip you with the knowledge and hands-on practice to produce quilts that boast meticulous and captivating designs. Join us to unlock the potential of ruler-guided quilting and add a touch of sophistication to your projects.

Cost: $ 55.00
Free Motion 101
- Apr 01, 2024 01:30 pm

In our free motion quilting class, you'll unlock your creativity and master the art of quilting without boundaries. This hands-on workshop empowers both beginners and experienced quilters to explore the exciting world of free-motion quilting. With expert guidance, you'll explore what you can do when you drop your feed dogs.

Cost: $ 55.00
Free Motion - Free Motion Applique
- Apr 04, 2024 05:00 pm

Discover the dynamic artistry of free-motion appliqu?. Use free-motion techniques to fuse fabric, creating intricate designs that adorn your projects with unique flair. Our expert instructor guides you through the fundamentals of appliqu?, teaching you to manipulate the needle with finesse and control. Unleash your imagination as you explore various patterns, mastering the art of layering fabrics and stitching them into captivating compositions. Whether you're a novice or an experienced sewist, this class invites you to elevate your skills and infuse your creations with the timeless charm of appliqu

Cost: $ 55.00
Cosplay Sewcial
- Apr 09, 2024 05:00 pm

Join us for a lively sewing social catered to cosplayers! Our event offers a vibrant space where enthusiasts gather to work on their costumes collaboratively.

Cost: $ 45.00
Free Motion - Thread Painting
- Apr 11, 2024 05:00 pm

In day 3 of our free motion series, you'll delve into the world of thread painting. This unique workshop is designed for quilters and artists seeking to infuse their projects with stunning, lifelike imagery and vibrant colors using fabric and thread. Your sewing machine becomes your paintbrush. Learn how to blend, shade, and create intricate details with a spectrum of thread colors, transforming your quilt into a canvas of rich, textured scenes. This class is perfect for both novice and experienced quilters, offering a chance to craft quilted masterpieces that tell stories with every stitch. Join us to unlock the magic of thread painting and breathe life into your quilting creations.

Cost: $ 55.00
English Paper Piecing
- Apr 16, 2024 05:00 pm

English Paper Piecing:a hands-on class that introduces the art of English Paper Piecing, a time-honored quilting technique that combines precision and creativity. In this class, you'll learn to intricately piece together fabric shapes using paper templates, a needle, and thread. Through step-by-step guidance and expert tips, you'll master the fundamentals of this portable and meditative craft, creating stunning quilt blocks and designs. Join us to unlock the secrets of English Paper Piecing and embark on a journey of quilt-making with a rich history and endless creative possibilities.

Cost: $ 45.00
Upcycled Rug Hooking
- Apr 30, 2024 04:00 pm

Our rug hooking class uses upcycled textiles to make a beautiful butterfly pattern! Join Sheila, from Blue Heron rug hooking studio, in transforming ordinary t-shirts into extraordinary rugs bursting with personality. In this hands-on workshop, you'll learn the art of rug hooking, blending traditional techniques with eco-friendly flair. Dive into a world of color and texture as we repurpose old textiles into stunning masterpieces. Whether you're a seasoned crafter or a curious beginner, this class promises fun and inspiration for all. Discover the joy of giving new life to old fabrics while creating cozy, one-of-a-kind rugs to cherish. Let's hook into sustainability and style together!

Cost: $ 85.00
Pet Week: Dog Collars and Leashes
- May 07, 2024 05:00 pm

Ever wanted to create your own personalized dog collars and leashes? Join us for a paws-itively delightful experience while you learn how to create a collar and leash set using ribbons, fabrics and embellishments to match your furry friend's unique style. Whether you prefer a chic, classic, or whimsical look, this class offers a tail-wagging opportunity to design accessories that reflect your pup's personality. Great for adventurous beginners. Join our pack and embark on a creative journey to make accessories that'll have tails wagging in style!

Cost: $ 75.00
Machine Applique
- May 27, 2024 01:00 pm

Embark on a creative journey with our Machine Appliqu? class designed for sewing enthusiasts eager to elevate their skills by creating images out of fabrics. Discover the art of embellishment as you delve into the world of appliqu?, using a fusible, raw-edge technique. Unleash your creativity, master appliqu?, and add a touch of flair to your sewing repertoire in this engaging and skill-enhancing workshop!

Cost: $ 60.00
Reversible Rag Quilt
- Sep 12, 2024 05:00 pm

Join our engaging and hands-on crafting class to learn the art of creating a cozy reversible rag quilt using flannel fabrics. This quilt-as-you-go technique means that once the top is done, the whole quilt is done! This class is perfect for both beginners and intermediate quilters. Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of the construction process, including layering, sewing, and finishing, ensuring they leave with a completed reversible flannel rag quilt ready to be showcased and cherished. Join us and unlock the joy of crafting a cozy, versatile, and visually captivating reversible rag quilt using luxurious flannel fabrics that will keep you warm and stylish year-round. Makes a great heartfelt handmade gift.

Cost: $ 110.00
Customize Your Class: Are you and a group of friends wanting to make a pattern, a project, or want to try a new technique, but need some guidance? Contact us with your idea and we'll reserve space and time with the technician. Or, host a community night with your group to work alongside each other. Space available for teambuilding, low-key parties, and get-togethers. We're here to support you on your sewing journey!

Class Policies:

 

  • Registration is confirmed with full payment.
  • If minimum participation is not met by one week prior, class may be canceled. Cancellation for this reason may happen up to 48 hours prior to class.
  • We reserve the right to cancel classes any time due to emergency situations. 
  • Canceled classes will be fully refunded. 
  • In respect for instructors and fellow classmates, classes are non-refundable one week prior to start of class. If minimum participation is still met, store credit may be given at this time, with notice prior to class.
  • You are responsible for making sure you have the necessary supplies ahead of time for each class. If a supply list is not provided in the class description, please ask for one. They may be provided separately. 
  • Students receive 15% off supplies for class, as well as off machine accessories, notions, and fabric the day of class.
  • In respect for instructors and fellow classmates, please refrain from wearing heavily scented products.

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About The Green Thimble

We are a sewing store dedicated to making sewing as sustainable as possible. We offer sewing machines, supplies, and accessories for sewing enthusiasts, both new and recirculated. With a passion for creativity and craftsmanship, we strive to inspire and support sewists of all levels, offering a diverse range of products and expert guidance.