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Our Classes 

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Classes are added on an on-going basis so visit this page often.  To register or to ask questions please call 306 652-6031. 


What you need to know regarding classes at The Sewing Machine Store:

  • Payment is required to hold your space in the class.

  • Registration is available in person or over the phone (using Visa or Mastercard)

  • A machine is available for your use if desired

  • If a class is cancelled you will receive a full refund.

  • Should you need to withdraw from the class please advise us as early as possible so we can fill your spot.  Store credit will be issued as long as the class has sufficient registration to run.

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Husqvarna Viking
Garment Sewing Techniques for Everyday Projects

Thursday, September 14, 2023

1 pm  - 4  pm

Facilitator: Elaine Theriault


Join Elaine Theriault from Husqvarna Viking to explore common garment techniques that may seem challenging.  This demo session will include zipper application, buttonhole selection and much, much more.  Learn time saving tips and techniques to achieve professional looking projects.  Apply what you've learned to all your garment and home decor sewing.  Open to any and all sewists.

See how easy the techniques are to master!

$25.00  Attendees receive a $10.00 gift                                 certificate

To Register Call 306 -652-6031 

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Husqvarna Viking
Embroidery: Where to Begin

Thursday, September 14, 2023

6 - 9 pm

Facilitator: Elaine Theriault


Are you intrigued by machine embroidery or new to the art?  This event is designed for you.  Elaine Theriault from Husqvarna Viking will open your eyes to the possibilities.  Discover the most important features on an embroidery machine.  Learn about the must have supplies from needle to stabilizers.  See how easy it is to hoop.  Have fun with fonts.  Begin your embroidery journey with us.

$25.00 Attendees receive a $10.00 gift                                  certificate

To Register Call 306 -652-6031 

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Monsterific Test Drive

Friday, September 15, 2023

9:30 am  - 4:30  pm

Facilitator: Elaine Theriault


We're excited to have Elaine Theriault, Pfaff's educator in the store for this event.  You get to use Pfaff Creative Icon 2 for the whole day!  Kick your creativity into high gear with this in-the- hoop stuffed toy project.  Experience how easy it is to create a uniquely personal project using the features within the machine and when adding the mySewnet embroidery software.

Mail in rebate available on selected machines.

Register soon; space is limited.

$120.00 Includes $30.00 kit, lunch, and snacks

To Register Call 306 -652-6031 

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Perfect Pants

Thursday, September 28 and October 5, 12, & 19, 2023

6 - 9 pm

Instructor: Kathy Kennedy


It's easy to sew pants and have them fit perfectly.  To start, we'll take detailed body measurements and relate them to the pattern measurements.  The next focus is on construction.  There's a system to get a perfect pair of pants and you will learn it!  Installing a zipper is as easy as 1,2, 3.  Take the plunge and find out that you can make awesome pants for yourself.


$105.00 plus pattern and materials

To Register Call 306 -652-6031 


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Baby Lock Make and Take

Friday, September 29, 2023

1:30 - 4 pm OR 6 - 8:30 pm

Facilitator:  Donna Robinson


Are you wanting a new machine?  Test drive several of Baby Lock's finest machines in this round robin event.  Donna Robinson from Baby Lock will be your guide.  Experience the features that make sewing such a breeze.  Experiment with decorative stitches.  Ask as many questions as you want.  Donna knows the answers.  Come try these machines and go home with a unique placemat.

There's a 25% discount on Baby Lock branded notions (feet, trolleys, etc) for attendees.  Save the GST on machine purchases.


$35.00 materials included

To Register Call 306 -652-6031 

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Baby Lock Serger Feet Extravaganza

Saturday, September 30, 2023

9 - 11 am OR 12 - 2 pm

Facilitator:  Donna Robinson


Open your eyes to the possibilities of specialty feet for your serger.  Donna Robinson from Baby Lock will demo several feet and show applications for each.  She will showcase Baby Lock Acclaim and Triumph sergers.  You'll be inspire to create!

There's a 25% discount on Baby Lock branded notions (feet, trolleys, etc) for attendees.  Save the GST on machine purchases.


$15.00 materials included

To Register Call 306 -652-6031 

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Must Know Techniques

Saturday, September 30 and October 14 & 18, and November 4 & 25, and December 2, 2023

9:30 - 11:30 am

Instructor: Kathy Kennedy


Garment sewing is making a comeback!  Now is the time to refresh your skills and add to your repertoire.  This six session demo series is unique because we'll cover essential techniques and go into detailing that will make your garment stand out.  Join Kathy and expand your knowledge of the finer points of garment sewing.  Each session is outlined below but expect much more!

September 30  One step beyond the pattern - measurements, fit, minor pattern adjustments, repositioning darts, interfacing

October 14  Step by step - pressing, zippers, topstitching, adding your own detailing, when not to use your serger

October 28  "But it looks homemade" - pockets, button holes, collars, and cuffs

November 4  Have you ever thought about ... - threads, seam finishes, facings vs binding, working with difficult fabrics

November 25  You're almost done - hem finishes to be proud of, wing needle detailing, twin needle

December 2  Customizing your garment  - using more than one fabric, appliques

$150.00 for the series of 6 OR

$35.00 per session

To Register Call 306 -652-6031 

Serger 101

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Tuesday, October 3 & 10, 2023

6:00 - 9:00 pm

Instructor: Kathy Kennedy


After this six hour class, you will have made friends with your serger.  Learn how a serger works by focusing on basic theory which includes understanding tensions and choosing correct stitches.  Practice basic techniques - rolled hem, using differential feed, turning corners, using elastic, and using heavy threads.  To ingrain your new skills, you'll make a cover for your machine.  Come for tons of tips with lots of laughs thrown in.  

$65.00 most materials included

To Register Call 306 -652-6031 

Pillow Palooza
Learn to Quilt

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Wednesday, October 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2023

6:30 - 9:30 pm

Instructor: Roxanne Dunn-Smith


Imagine yourself starting a new hobby that will make winter fly by!  Learn the entire quilting process including fabric choices, fabric preparation, measuring, cutting, piecing, quilting, and binding.  Make a unique pillow cover that will add spark to your home decor.  Voila! You're a quilter.

$105.00 plus materials

To Register Call 306 -652-6031 

Journey Into Sewing

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Monday, October 16, 23, & 30, 2023

6:30 - 9:00 pm

Instructor: Dora Dixon


Do you want to dip into the world of sewing and want support to begin the journey?  This class is perfect for the beginner sewist or those who want to refresh their basic sewing skills.  Learn how to access, download, and use online PDF patterns.  Discover what sewing tools are a 'must' and which ones you might invest in later.  Create a versatile, reversible tote bag with pockets.  The pattern is designed by a Canadian company, Helen's Closet, and it's free.  Practice many swing techniques that are the foundation for all sewing.  Join Dora and become part of the vibrant sewing community.

$75.00 plus materials

To Register Call 306 -652-6031 

Alterations and Repairs Made Easy

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Saturday, October 21, 2023

9:30 am- 12:00 pm

Instructor: Kathy Kennedy


Every home needs a sewing machine and someone to repair or alter clothes.  Are you that person in your home?  This demonstration and discussion is for you!  Kathy will demo basic hems (both hand and machine), shortening  jacket cuffs professionally, button sewing, zipper replacement in pants, different mending techniques and more.  Basic theory on how much a garment can be altered will be covered.  Bring your questions.  You'll tackle the laundry basket full of repairs without cringing.


To Register Call 306 -652-6031 

Embroidery Magic
Free Standing Lace


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Saturday, October 21, 2023

1 - 3 pm

Instructor: Brianna Flynn


Expand your machine embroidery know how in this demo/discussion session.  Learn the ins and outs of free standing lace from download to complete project.  Brianna will suggest online embroidery libraries and describe how to navigate that world.  She will discuss materials and finishing techniques.  Discover ways to take your project to the next level.  The possibilities for free standing lace are endless.


To Register Call 306 -652-6031 

Your Next Step

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Tuesday, November 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2023

6 - 9 pm

Instructor: Kathy Kennedy

You've started sewing and you love it!  Now you're ready for the next step.  Choose a top or shirt pattern that's suitable for woven fabric.  Learn about fit, pattern layout, cutting, seams and seam finishes, collars or facings, buttonholes and hems.  It's the little secrets shared in this class that will catapult you to the next level.  If you can make a shirt, you can make almost anything.  This class is suitable for beginners and beyond.  It's designed for you. 


$105.00 plus pattern and materials

To Register Call 306 -652-6031 

Serging Ahead
Advanced Serger Techniques

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Thursday, November 9 & 16, 2023

6 - 9 pm

Instructor: Kathy Kennedy


Are you comfortable with your serger but want to know more?  In this class we'll cover some really cool adaptations of the basics.  We'll spend time on coverstitch essentials then move to the decorative uses of your machine.  Flatlock, picot edge, and blanket stitch are striking and very useable and will not be where we stop.  If you seriously want to use your serger more, this class is a must.

Suitable for any serger.


$65.00 plus

To Register Call 306 -652-6031 

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