2022-2023 Workshops

registration Opens July 15

RCQG members may begin registering for workshops on July 15. Non-members may register beginning November 1, 2022.

Quilting with Rulers for Domestic Machines

Instructor: Robin Bogaert from quiltingintheloft.com
Cost: $36
Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2022, 10 am to 4:30 pm (ET)
Location: Online via Zoom
Website: quiltingintheloft.com

This virtual class is designed for beginners with ruler work for domestic machine quilting or for those who have tried rulers before but need additional design inspiration.

Robin discusses many tips for success along with demonstrations showing how to use Westalee, Angela Walters, Handiquilter, Bernina Rulers & more.  In this demo & practise format class Robin will show how to use straight, arced, circular, wavy, spinning & combine rulers to start you thinking about many ideas to add beautiful quilting designs to your quilts. 

This class will get your ruler work thoughts & ideas flowing to add thread artistry to your beautiful quilts right at home.

A supply list & pre prep list will be provided a minimum of 4 weeks prior to the class.  

Instructor Bio:

Robin Bogaert is a long arm quilter, owner and creator of quiltingintheloft.com and has  many years of quilting experience.

​Robin was the past owner of a quilt shop in Windsor, Ontario and is now located in Waterloo. Robin's roots in quilting are traditional, however she appreciates modern quilt design and considers the focus of work to be designing, teaching, free motion quilting and thread painting.  Robin is a past member of Windsor Quilters Guild, Erie Shores Guild and Waterside Quilters and keeps up to date with current quilting and sewing by being involved with the Elmira Needle Sisters and Waterloo County Quilter's Guild.  The tri city areas included in Waterloo Region sponsor an abundance of quilt related activities and resources along with lovely farms, local grown produce and a thriving arts community and therefore Robin is excited about her contribution to the quilting community.

In addition to blogging for quiltingintheloft.com, Robin custom quilts for others with her Long Arm Machine, teaches classes, shows her quilts (in Ontario and other provinces in Canada), designs patterns and sells some of her patterns here.

Square Peg,
Round Hole

Instructor: Paul Leger
Cost: $25
Dates: Saturday, March 25, 2023, 10:30 am to 1:30 pm (ET) (Part 1 of 2)
and Saturday, April 1, 2023, 10:30 am to 1:30 pm (ET) (Part 2 of 2)
Location: Online via Zoom
Website: paullegerquilts.com

This new workshop is a two Zoom session workshop. You will learn the required skills to create this modern quilt (78" X 89"). Paul will guide you through the process to make this fun piece.

A supply list & prep list will be provided prior to the class.  

Instructor Bio:

Paul is an Ottawa-based quilter where he worked for the federal government for 16 years after spending 21 years in the Canadian Armed Forces. He began his quilting career in 1990 after his mother encouraged him to get a sewing machine "for sewing emergencies." In the mid-1990s, he took his first quilting class and joined his first quilt guild. Since then, he has made over 200 more quilts.

Design Possibilities of the Diamond Ruler

Instructor: Krista Moser
Cost: $35
Dates: Saturday, April 29, 2023, 11 am to 5 pm (ET)
Location: Online via Zoom
Website: kristamoser.com

Join Krista to increase your diamond design possibilities with one of her 60 degree Diamond Rulers. Cut 60 degree diamonds, hexies and triangles. Maximize the design potential by cutting from strip sets. Explore the possibilities with Krista, the ruler designer.

A supply list & prep list will be provided prior to the class.  

Instructor Bio:

Krista Moser is the creative force and inspiration behind Krista Moser, The Quilted Life. A sewing enthusiast and quilt pattern designer, she has published more than thirty patterns since 2016 with more in development. She is the designer of the Creative Grids 60 Degree Diamond Rulers and has been teaching sewing and quilting lessons for more than twenty-five years. Her work has been featured in quilting magazines, published in books, and hung in prominent quilt shops around the country. She is wild about all things quilting and loves to share her passion.

Come learn from Krista all the tips and tricks for cutting and piecing diamonds, triangles, and hexagons in an easy, fast, and precise way. If you have been wanting to break out of the same old quilting routine and try something different, her classes will inspire confidence and equip you with new techniques.