Courses and online Workshops

Learn more more about quilting, pojagi and embroidery with courses and workshops. Courses are pre-recorded so you can learn on your own schedule. Workshops are online live.

Courses

Learn quilting, pojagi and embroidery through on-line courses. Go at your own pace and on your own schedule. Check out what is currently available.

Live On-line Workshops

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Upcoming events in 2021:

Maple Leaf Window Hanging (2.5 hours – $50)

maple leaf modern pojagi window hanging.
maple leaf window hanging

Use red and white batik fabric to make this maple leaf window hanging. Join the O Canada sew-along.

In this class you will make this maple leaf window hanging with reversible patchwork seams. The result is a single layer of patchwork that looks like stained glass.

This is a two and a half hour workshop.

Saturday, June 5, 1:30 – 4:00 pm EST

Thursday, June 10, 1:30 – 4:00 pm EST

Thursday, June 24, 7:00 – 9:30 pm EST

Pojagi Improv Window Hanging (5 hours – $50)

blue and green modern pojagi window hanging
Sea Glass improv window hanging

Use fat quarters or 8″ x 10” pieces of batik to create a one-of a kind pojagi project. Receive instructions for two variations.

In this class you will learn two different methods of pojagi seams and when to use them. If you struggle with not having a pattern to follow or how to start with improv piecing, working in a group will get you going. Once you start, you won’t be able to make just one – you will want to experiment with different colours and arrangements.

This is a five hour workshop.

Saturday, May 15, 9:30 am – 2:30 pm EST

Wednesday, May 19 and Wednesday, May 26, 7:00 – 9:30 pm EST


Glimmer window hanging (5 hours – $50)

In this class, I will step you through making the Glimmer modern pojagi window hanging. This pattern uses batik fat quarters to give a stained glass effect.

Glimmer is made with strips of fabric and the “loop and clip” technique.  You will learn two different methods of pojagi seam and when to use them in making a unique pojagi piece.

This is a five hour workshop.

blue and yellow patchwork window covering
Glimmer window hanging

– no upcoming times, but add your name to the waitlist


Use Your Words basic embroidery (2.5 hours – $25)

Learn basic embroidery stitches and use them to create your one of a kind piece. Stitch your name or inspiration word and embellish with geometric or floral designs.

The piece is great for framing or making into a pillow or pincushion.

This is a two and a half hour workshop.

embroidery of word "beautiful" with floral stitched border.
Use your words embroidery

– no upcoming times but add your name to the waitlist


Need a speaker for you guild or stitching group? Check out my lectures and workshops.

Elizabeth DeCroos

Elizabeth DeCroos

designer, teacher, speaker

Elizabeth enjoys doing all types of sewing and needlework and teaching others new techniques.

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