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COVID-19 UPDATE May 7, 2022

We ask that you please respect social distancing measures.
We are doing our very best to implement the Alberta Government guidelines, and we thank you for your understanding during these trying times.

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All classes are held at Cotton Candy Quilts & Sewing, Grande Prairie, unless otherwise specified. We offer a wide variety of classes from hand work to advanced quilting techniques, so no matter your skill level, we're sure to have a class for you! 


Upcoming Retreats

Our 3 day in-store retreats are a full weekend of sewing, relaxing and socializing. Lunch and supper is provided for all 3 days as well as snacks and refreshments throughout the weekend. The best part? No dishes or clean-up!

QUILTING RETREAT – JUNE  9, 10 & 11, 2022

Load up your friends and come and enjoy a relaxing weekend away from home. No worries about cooking and cleaning, just sewing and fun and laughter!!

Dates: Thursday June 9, Friday 10, Saturday 11

Times: Thursday-10am-9pm, Friday-10am-9pm, Saturday-10am-9pm

Cost: $295.00

Class Skill Levels

Beginner----------Know how to run your sewing machine
Beginner +-------Has taken a beginner quilt class and has made at least one quilt
Beginner ++-----Has made multiple quilts and is ready to learn new techniques
Intermediate-----Ready to try something challenging


Daytime Classes


FOUNDATION PAPER PIECING – CHECKMATE QUILT PATTERN – May 13 & 14

Learn how to do Foundation Paper Piecing. Project selection will be endless for you after taking this class!

Instructor: Linda

Skill Level: Confident Beginner

Dates:  Friday May 13, Saturday 14

Times: Friday-10am-5pm, Saturday-10am-5pm

Cost:  $98.00 plus pattern


ENGLISH PAPER PIECING III – PATTERN TO BE ANNOUNCED – May 27 & 28

We will be bringing you a pattern that you can work on when you have time over the summer! These projects are so easy to take with you camping, on a plane, to the beach or on your deck!

Instructor: Lynelle/Linda

Skill Level: Beginner

Dates:  Friday May 27, Saturday 28

Times: Friday 10am – 5pm, Saturday 10am – 5pm

Cost: $ 98.00 plus pattern


QUILTING RULER WORK – Bargello Quilt – June 3 & 4

We will have fun playing with a few basic rulers to create many amazing designs. And we may throw in a smattering of free motion quilting to compliment the ruler work! Leave with a completed quilt to bind.

For this class you will need to pick-up the pattern and have it completed and ready in preparation for the class. Rulers will be available here to purchase.

Instructor: Kerry   

Skill Level:  Intermediate

Dates: Friday June 3, Saturday 4       

Times: Friday-10am-5pm, Saturday-10am-5pm

Cost: $118.00 Pattern is included


BRIGHTLY QUILT PATTERN – June 17 & 18

This pattern uses layer cakes or 13 fat quarters for a 60” X 72” quilt.

Instructor: Charlene

Skill Level: Confident Beginner

Dates: Friday June 17, Saturday 18

Times: Friday-10am-5pm, Saturday-10am-5pm

Cost: $98.00 plus pattern


HAND STITCH SOCIAL WEEKEND - JUNE 24 & JUNE 25

Join us for our last Hand Socialize till next Fall.  We will have so much fun you will be looking forward to start up again in the Fall. A lunch will be provided each day.

Instructor: Lynelle/Linda

Dates: Friday June 24, Saturday 25

Times: Friday 10am – 5pm, Saturday 10am – 5pm

Cost: $100.00

Drop-In Classes

In addition to our structured classes, we are continuing to offer drop-in classes every week from Monday - Thursday. Drop-in classes are from 9:30am - 5:00pm.

Sew & Socialize: Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays are drop in sewing. Bring your own project or let us help you start a new one! We provide irons, cutting mats, and cutting tables at a variety of heights, you just need to bring your machine and supplies! Prefer handwork? Not a problem! Hand sewing and other hand work are welcome. Coffee, tea, and refreshments as well as a variety of snacks are available to you throughout the day. Meals are not provided, but you are welcome to bring a bagged lunch. No instructor is present on these days, so there is no fee, but staff will be around to help answer any questions you may have. 

Whip it Up Wednesdays: Hit a roadblock with your current project? Finished your first quilt top and now you are wondering how to bind it? Then this is the perfect class for you! On Wednesdays, one of our amazing instructors will be present and at your service to help you power through whatever step has been holding you back from getting that project finished. As there is an instructor present, there is a fee of $10 for Whip it Up Wednesday. 

As there is a limited amount of space in our classroom, we kindly ask that you register to reserve your spot. Registration can be taken via phone, Facebook & Instagram messenger or in person. If the classroom is booked for a private event, all registered patrons will be called and made aware of the class cancellation.


Registration Policies


Register in person or by phone at (780) 532-2202. Payment must be made at this time. Visa or Master card accepted. Classes fill on a first come basis. There are NO refunds on registration fees. If there is insufficient registration, classes will be cancelled one week prior to class date and a full refund will be issued.
Materials/preparation sheets must be picked up well ahead of class. Cotton Candy Quilts & Sewing's quality fabric and notions are preferred, and you will receive 10% off all your class supplies. Prep and homework is required for some classes. A portable sewing machine is required for all classes. Please come with it in good working order. 

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