Dresden Plate : Wednesday July 3, 5:30pm-8:30pm

$90.00 CAD

THE WORKROOM PARKDALE : This workshop is scheduled to take place in our new studio at 207 Cowan Avenue, Unit A. We can't wait to welcome you there!

The elegant, circular Dresden Plate and its companion, the Fan, are hybrids of traditional patchwork, combining appliqué with piecing. Learn secrets for speed-cutting and constructing these radial segments and explore a variety of machine appliqué options. A discussion of block variations and quilt settings will help you plan your own dynamic Dresden Plate project.

This technique class is ideal for anyone with intermediate quilting experience.

This class is one 3-hour session

Instructor : Johanna Masko

Prerequisite :  This is an intermediate patchwork class. It is recommended that you have experience with patchwork and quilting techniques. You should be very comfortable working on a sewing machine on your own.

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CLASS SUPPLIES : Class fees include workshop registration and in-shop use of sewing machines and irons. All supplies, materials and personal tools are to be provided by each student, unless otherwise specified. Upon enrolment, a Class Confirmation and Supply List will be emailed by our shop team so that these items can be gathered or purchased prior to the class. We welcome a visit, call or email with any questions regarding this workshop and the required supplies prior to registration.


CANCELLATION POLICY : Class fees are non-refundable. Any cancellations or changes to your registration must be done at least 72 hours prior to the class start date in order to be issued a store credit. Cancellations that are made less than 72 hours before the class start date and students who do not show up to class will forfeit their class fee.


Skills + Techniques

Through this workshop you will learn the following skills:

  • Johanna’s best hack for cutting odd shapes
  • Hybrid construction combining standard piecing and appliqué
  • Making perfect circles for appliqué
  • Machine appliqué
  • Design variations (Dresden Plates, half plates and Fans)
  • Glue basting

Patchwork & Quilting

Learn everything about patchwork and quilting with the workroom.

Whether you are a beginner or looking to build skills and confidence, the workroom has a variety of workshops on our roster for you. We carefully select projects and techniques that will foster your creativity and meet you where you're at in your sewing journey.

the workroom studio

Our bright Parkdale Studio is equipped with Bernina sewing machines and sergers, large cutting tables and ironing stations. Students will also learn to use specialty presser feet, essential sewing machine features as required for their class project.

the workroom is an authorized Bernina dealer. If you're looking for your first sewing machine or an upgrade, our workshops are a great opportunity to see why we love the Bernina brand. The quality of these machines, along with the great features and accessories make them a pleasure to sew with.

Students have complimentary access to the sewing studio until completion of their class project.