List of Materials

Course Kit Fee List of materials
Rainforest Rail Fence N/A Fabric Supplies
Main Fabric:
18 x 2 1/2” strips running Width of Fabric (WOF) in Shades of Green (or Rain Forest Colours)
6 light colours. (All the same or 6 different colours)
6 medium colours (All the same or 6 different colours)
6 dark colours (All the same or 6 different colours)
If only using three different colours, then a half metre of each is required

Optional colour way - Rainbow - 1 light, medium and dark for each of 6 different colours, ie.for yellow, cut strips WOF with 1 light, 1 medium (darker that the first) and 1 dark (darker than both of the other two for a total of 3 Repeat for all of the colour choices.

Note: A pre-cut jelly roll may be used for this.

Border Fabric - should co-ordinate with main fabrics
1 metre
Binding Fabric Can be the same as border fabric (omit if using the quick assembly/no binding method)
1/3 metre
Backing Fabric
3 1/2” metres
Batting - crib sized

Sewing Machine (user manual, 1/4”foot if possible, walking foot suggested for quilting) with power cord
24” x 6” ruler
6 1/2” wide ruler or two rulers
Cutting mat - minimum size 12 x 18
Rotary cutter
Thread, bobbins
Design wall - flannel backed table cloth or flannel sheet or batting
Seam ripper
Pencil & Masking Tape
Iron & Ironing Board
A Taste of Brush Lettering $15 Tools to bring...
- pencil, eraser, ruler
- optional.......a fine liner, black, if you have one\
- optional....... a few coloured pencils
- paper, an exemplar and a colour brush will be provide
Advanced: Hidden Gems / Stained Glass - N/A Supply List

Main Fabric
3 sets of 16 different coloured 10” squares (for a total of 48)- each fabric should read as a solid for best results
Please note that this may be a good way to use up leftover fabrics

Border 1 - 12 inches ish x WOF or 1/4 metre x WOF
Border 2 - 1 yard or 1 metre x WOF
Binding - 1/2 yard or 1/2 metre

Backing 4 1/2 yards / 4 metres
Batting - Twin size package or cut to size

Sewing Machine (user manual, 1/4”foot if possible) with power cord
24” x 6” ruler
16” Square Ruler or other large square ruler
Cutting mat
Rotary cutter
Design wall - flannel backed table cloth or flannel sheet or batting
Seam ripper
Pencil & Masking Tape
Iron & Ironing Board

Beaded Change Purse $25 Everything is included in the kit
Beaded Keychain $20
Beaded Moccasins $60 The kit includes everything you will need to complete the class but the scissors and thimble are LOANS from the teacher and must be returned after the class.
Beginning Embroidery Jean Cockburn $25 Participants should bring their own small sharp embroidery scissors labelled with their name, and a thimble if they use one. A variety of thimbles will be available to try out.
Coptic Stitched Journal Supply fee $15 The supply kit will contain book boards, decorative paper, text paper, glue, linen thread, ribbon for a bookmark, curved needle, instructions and a few other small surprises. Supplies….
metal ruler, pencil, eraser, scissors
Optional - cutting mat, exact knife, awl, bone folder. If you don’t have these supplies… don’t buy any as I have lots of tools and supplies to share.
Cozy Cabled Headband Kit fee: $6 includes cable needles and pattern handouts. Equipment needed:
Yarn: Approximately 50g of lighter coloured, aran to bulky weight yarn, preferably not cotton/hemp/linen.
Knitting needles (9-10" straight or 24-32" circular) for knitting flat, appropriate gauge for your yarn (most likely 5 to 6mm). Please contact Sarah at if you have any questions about materials

Felted Finger Puppets $10 Everything needed is included in the kit.
Heel-Turning Tutorials N/A What you need:
A partially finished sock, knit to the start of the heel flap or beyond
A set of double pointed needles and a one size smaller double pointed needle
Hooked Butterfly or Bumblebee $50 Students will be provided with a kit that includes a 12” x 12” butterfly or bumblebee (your choice)
design on backing suitable for hooking with T-shirts, a rug hook, and a
selection of t-shirt fabric.
Supplies required: large and small scissors, a small ruler, and a large hoop
(may be found at a thrift shop or purchased from Sheila for $45.00 plus
tax). A rotary fabric cutter and cutting mat is helpful but not necessary.
Students are welcome to bring used t-shirts they wish to incorporate into
their rug.
Introduction to weaving: Turn invasive yellow flag iris into placemats $40 (includes loom rental) All materials included in kit fee.
Mosaic Mug Rugs $12 includes yarn kit for 4 coasters and pattern handouts. List of materials:
• Knitting needles: 5 mm needles for working flat (straight or 60-80cm circular needle)
• Crochet hook: 4.0 – 4.5mm (optional, for chain cast on)
• Sewing needle and thread, wool felt pieces ~10cmx10cm (optional)
Sculptural Basketry with Cynthia Minden $25 Students to Bring:

1. A couple of pieces of found wood that can sit on a table to use as a base for your sculpture, not too large. I will have some for you also.
2. Sharp secateurs
3. Old towel
4. Soaking tub or bucket
5. Spray bottle
6. Caners awl (optional)
7. Notebook
8. Cordless drill and small bits (if you have one)
9. OPTIONAL: Any materials you might like to experiment with such as flexible thin vines, ornaments with a hole that can be threaded onto your piece

I will supply:
Hand-dyed reed and other weaving materials
Reed for spokes
Extra pieces of wood for the bases

Stitched Cards $10 Supplies needed:

Working sewing machine with extension cord
Machine needle to sew fabric AND old machine needle to sew through paper
Any special fabric you’d like to use
Thread – creams and greys go with almost everything. Bring any special colours you’d like to use.
Sewing kit – scissors, pins
Pencil, eraser and glue stick
Vibrant Colours - Geometric Cowl (3 hrs) Kit fee: $6 includes pattern handouts and instructor’s stash yarns for colour accents. List of materials:
• Yarn: about 300m total of worsted weight to aran weight yarn; you'll want at least 100m of one colour; leftover bits of contrasting colours works for the rest. We can share colours as a class, too. Gauge ~18 sts/ 4" in stockinette. Yarn suggestions: Custom Woolen Mills 2ply, Haynes Creek Heathers Aran, Galway Worsted, Cascade 220.
• Knitting needle: 5 mm 16″/40cm circular needle or size to get gauge
• Stitch marker, small scissors, magnetic board (if you have one)

Homework: Using your main colour yarn, cast on 96 sts and join to work in the round. Work 6 rounds of K2P2 ribbing. Any questions about materials or homework please contact Sarah at

Woodworking. Making laminated Cutting Boards or Other? $50 Kit fee covers all required materials
Zippered Pouches $20 Supplies:

Working sewing machine with regular and zipper feet, extension cord,
fabric – woven cotton is best, not too thick. 2 x 18” square PER pouch
thread – greys work well with most fabrics. Cream is also good for contrast
zippers will be supplied. Bring a ‘special’ one if you’d like!
Sewing kit – scissors, pins, marking tools