Flock’s Class Schedule – MAY and JUNE 2011

boots
—-
Cupcakes for Kids!
Sunday May 15, 2011
1:00pm-2:30pm
$25+HST

Join the talented and lovely Bri Plamondon for an afternoon of cake, icing, art and excitement! In this class Bri will help kids plan, create and consume (in moderation!) cupcakes to bring home for the whole family to enjoy! Please note that ingredients may contain traces of nuts and that students should bring an apron or old shirt to protect their clothes.
—-
Everyday Massage Class
Monday May 16, 2011
6:00pm-9:00pm
$40+HST

Join local RMT Rosanna Rebeccani for lessons in everyday massage! You can learn the basic skills for family massage, self massage and heat/cold therapy. Also an aromatherapy expert, Rosanna will guide you through the benefits of different scents and send you home with 3 bottles of massage oil!
—-
Grow Your Own Food: A Beginner’s Guide to Vegetable Gardening
Thursday May 19, 2011
7:00pm-9:00pm
$30+HST

Ever wondered if you could grow your own food on your balcony? Flock’s own gardening expert Jennifer Whiteford has the answers for you! In this lecture Jennifer will teach you the skills you need to evaluate your space, decide what to grow, find the appropriate materials and get growing! You will leave the class with a booklet based on the lecture as well as some seeds to grow this summer!
—-
Adult Beginner Jewellery Class
Tuesday May 24, 2011
6:00-9:00pm
$45+HST

You can learn all of the basics of beaded jewellery making in less than 3 hours! Bridget Remai, co-owner of Flock Boutique, will take you through the basic tools and techniques required to make beaded jewellery. You should leave the class with between 4 and 8 finished pairs of earrings.
—-
Summer Fling Beginner Dress Making Class
Saturday May 28, 2011
9:30am-3:30pm
$100+HST

In this workshop, Heidi Laing will teach you to create your own easy-breasy summer dress that’s just as cute over your suit for a day at the beach as it is for strolling around town. This class is beginner friendly but some experience with a sewing machine is recommended. Please bring 2.5m of cotton fabric for your dress and a spool of matching all-purpose thread. All other materials are provided. Please let us know if you need a sewing machine or will be bringing your own.
—-
Pirate Adventures!
Sunday May 29, 2011
12:00pm-1:30pm
$25+HST
Suitable for ages 3-5

Yarrrr! Join Laura Fauquier on a pirate adventure! This imaginative afternoon will include games, crafts and lots of fun!
—-
Capes and Tutus
Thursday June 2, 2011
7:00pm-9:00pm
$40+HST

Make something special for the wee superhero and/or ballerina in your life in this 2-hour, beginner sewing class. Sign up to make EITHER a cape OR a tutu. All materials included. Please let us know if you need a sewing machine or will be bringing your own.
—-
Customized Throw Pillow
Sunday June 26, 2011
10:00am-2:00pm
$85+HST

Give your old couch a new lease on life with a new throw pillow! In this workshop, you will learn to make a zippered pillow-cover AND you’ll design your very own fabric using lino-cut stamps designed by you. All materials included. Please let us know if you need a sewing machine or will be bringing your own.
—-
Scrapbooking for Kids!
Sunday June 19, 2011
1:00pm-3:00pm
Suitable for ages 9-12

Join Laura Fauquier for a guided tour into the world of scrapbooking. In this class students are encouraged to bring in their favourite personal photos, magazine images and other paper supplies to create their own special book!
—-
Baby Sling Class
Saturday June 11, 2011
2:00pm-4:00pm
$40+HST

Join local artist Louise Hayden to make your very own baby sling! In this class you will make a customized sling in a range of colours, fitted your size. The sling is a handy carrier to have and easy to pack. There will be some fabrics to choose from or, if you like you can bring your own (2 to 2.5 metres of a non-stretch medium to light weight fabric). Please let us know if you need a sewing machine or will be bringing your own.
—-

Classes will be held in Flock Boutique which is located at 1275 Wellington Street West. For questions or registration please call or email Flock at (613) 695-0834 and info@flockboutique.ca

—-
Flock Boutique is now hosting crafty parties!
Please email to enquire!

Make Your Own Sassy Summer Dress!

class dresses

Join us and learn to sew and make jewellery this spring!  All classes will be held at Flock Boutique, located at 1275 Wellington Street West. All materials will be provided.

For questions or registration please call or email Flock at (613) 695-0834 and info@flockboutique.ca

——-

Here are the classes for April/May!

Jackie O Intermediate Dress Making Class
Tuesday April 12 and 19, 2011
7:00pm-9:00pm
$100+HST

Join Heidi Laing and create your own 60’s style summer dress à la Mad Men! This class will teach you to customize a pattern to fit you, install zippers, and create button loops and tidy hems. This class requires some sewing machine experience. Please bring 2.5m of cotton for your dress along with matching all-purpose thread. All other materials are provided. Please let us know if you need a sewing machine or will be bringing your own.

——-

Adult Beginner Jewellery Class
Wednesday April 13, 2011
6:00-9:00pm
$45+HST

You can learn all of the basics of beaded jewellery making in less than 3 hours! Bridget Remai, co-owner of Flock Boutique, will take you through the basic tools and techniques required to make beaded jewellery. You should leave the class with between 4 and 8 finished pairs of earrings.

——-

Summer Fling Beginner Dress Making Class
Saturday April 16, 2011
10:00am-3:00pm
$100+HST

In this workshop, Heidi Laing will teach you to create your own easy-breasy summer dress that’s just as cute over your suit for a day at the beach as it is for strolling around town. This class will teach you to customize a pattern to fit you, sew French hems, make tidy hems and button holes, create draw strings and bias tape. This class is beginner friendly but some experience with a sewing machine is recommended. Please bring 2.5m of cotton fabric for your dress and a spool of matching all-purpose thread. All other materials are provided. Please let us know if you need a sewing machine or will be bringing your own.

——-

Jackie O Intermediate Dress Making Class
Tuesday April 12 and 19, 2011
7:00pm-9:00pm
$100+HST

Join Heidi Laing and create your own 60’s style summer dress à la Mad Men! This class will teach you to customize a pattern to fit you, install zippers, and create button loops and tidy hems. This class requires some sewing machine experience. Please bring 2.5m of cotton for your dress along with matching all-purpose thread. All other materials are provided. Please let us know if you need a sewing machine or will be bringing your own.

——-

Adult Beginner Jewellery Class
Wednesday April 13, 2011
6:00-9:00pm
$45+HST

You can learn all of the basics of beaded jewellery making in less than 3 hours! Bridget Remai, co-owner of Flock Boutique, will take you through the basic tools and techniques required to make beaded jewellery. You should leave the class with between 4 and 8 finished pairs of earrings.

——-

Summer Fling Beginner Dress Making Class
Saturday April 16, 2011
10:00am-3:00pm
$100+HST

In this workshop, Heidi Laing will teach you to create your own easy-breasy summer dress that’s just as cute over your suit for a day at the beach as it is for strolling around town. This class will teach you to customize a pattern to fit you, sew French hems, make tidy hems and button holes, create draw strings and bias tape. This class is beginner friendly but some experience with a sewing machine is recommended. Please bring 2.5m of cotton fabric for your dress and a spool of matching all-purpose thread. All other materials are provided. Please let us know if you need a sewing machine or will be bringing your own.

——-

Jewellery Box Class for Kids!
Sunday April 27, 2011
1:00-3:00pm
$25+HST
Suitable for ages 6-10

Join Laura Fauquier for another artistic-adventure! In this class students will learn different techniques for decorating a jewellery box and leave with their own beautiful creation!

——-

Pretty Picnic Intermediate Dress Making Class
Saturday April 30, 2011
10:00am-3:00pm
$100+HST

Create your very own classic dress to keep you cool all summer. In this class you will learn to customize a pattern, make a fitted bodice with lining, make a pleat, and finish seams. This class requires some sewing machine experience. Please bring 2.5m of cotton for your dress along with matching all-purpose thread. All other materials are provided. Please let us know if you need a sewing machine or will be bringing your own.

Take a Class!

s08_timetracks_moonmaids-sewing

Beat the winter blahs and take a class!  All of our upcoming classes will be held in Flock Boutique which, as i’m sure most of your know, is located at 1275 Wellington Street West. All materials will be provided.

For questions or registration please call Flock at (613) 695-0834!

Let the fun begin…here’s what we are offering…

Crafts for Kids!:
Sunday February 20, 2011
1:00-2:30pm
$25+HST
Suitable for ages 6-10

Sign up for art instructor Laura Fauquier’s second class of the year! In this class Laura will take your child on an underwater adventure with a mixed-media aquatic-themed collage. The class will also include a section on pop-up art!

Adult Beginner Jewellery Class:
Thursday March 3, 2011
6:00-9:00pm
$45+HST

You can learn all of the basics of beaded jewellery making in less than 3 hours! Bridget Remai, co-owner of Flock Boutique, will take you through the basic tools and techniques required to make beaded jewellery. You should leave the class with between 4 and 8 finished pairs of earrings.

Painting for Kids!:
Sunday March 27, 2011
1:00-2:30pm
$25+HST
Suitable for ages 5-10

Sign your kids up for a bird-themed painting extravaganza! Laura Fauquier will be running this event and your child will leave with a lovely nature-themed painting to decorate your home!

A is for Apron:
Wednesday March 2, 9 and 16
6:00-8:00pm
$120+HST

In this workshop, Heidi Laing will teach you to whip up an apron that will have you looking for excuses to get in the kitchen! Sewing machines will be supplied for use during this course.

Learn to Make A Reversible Purse:
Thursday March 24
6:00-8:00pm
$50+HST

Spring WILL come and you need a light, cheerful little purse. Maybe to hang off your handlebars or prettily on your wrist… Heidi Laing will be teaching this great intro to sewing: come on out beginners! Sewing machines will be supplied for use during this course.

January Classes!

hey ladies! it’s time to make the new year’s resolution of more creativity, more crafting and more fun! here is our january class schedule! all classes will take place in the lovely classroom space in the basement of FLOCK BOUTIQUE at 1275 wellington st. west!

call 613-695-0834 to register!

Adult Beginner Jewellery Class
Thursday Jan 27th 6:00-9:00pm
$45+HST

You can learn all of the basics of beaded jewellery making in less than 3 hours! Bridget Remai, co-owner of Flock Boutique, will take you through the basic tools and techniques required to make beaded jewellery for family and friends. All materials will be provided and no experience is necessary… all you need to bring is a bit of creativity and willingness to learn! Feel free to bring in pictures of beaded jewellery that you would like to make. You should leave the class with between 4 and 8 finished pairs of earrings.

Collage for Kids
Sunday January 16 12:30-3:30pm
$20+HST
Suitable for ages 6-10

Meow! Woof! Moo! Baaaaaa! Join collage artist, master weaver and fashion expert Laura Fauquier for an afternoon of animal-themed collage for kids! All materials will be provided and by the end of the afternoon your children will have an exciting mixed-media on canvas product to hang on the wall at home.

Adult Beginner Knitting Class
Tuesday January 18th and 25th, February 1st
6:00pm-7:15pm
$57 +HST

Prepare for Ottawa’s coldest days of the year by learning to knit your own winter scarf! Caddy Melville Ledbetter co-author of Warm Knits, Cool Gifts and Mother-Daughter Knits: 30 Designs to Flatter and Fit will guide you through the basics of knitting. All materials will be provided and by the end of the series you will have completed a handmade scarf to keep you cozy in winter!

Adult Intermediate Knitting Class
Tuesday January 18th and 25th, February 1st
7:30pm-8:45pm
$57 +HST

Mastered stockinette and ready for greater challenges? Join Caddy Melville Ledbetter, co-author of Warm Knits, Cool Gifts and Mother-Daughter Knits: 30 Designs to Flatter and Fit to learn knitting in the round with double point needles. All materials will be provided and by the end of the series you will have created yourself a lovely winter hat!

November Classes!

Hi Everyone! we have a few classes comingup real soon! Spaces are limited so sign uptoday! You can give us a call at the shop(613) 789-5534 or sign up in person.

Beginner Knitting:
November 10th and 17th, 6pm to 7:15pm.$57, all materials included. Learn to knit a scarf.

Intermediate Knitting:
November 10th, 17th and 24th, 7:30pm to 8:45pm.$57, all materials included. Learn to knit a hat on double pointed needles.

Earring Love:
November 11th, 6pm to 9pm.$45, all materials included.

Sale and Classes!

Hi Everyone!

Hope everyone is enjoying the summer! We have a couple classes at the end of july for those who are looking to do some jewellery making or sewing.

Sewing Basics
Wednesday, July 30th 6-9pm
$45 + tax, materials included
Have a sewing machine but don’t know how to use it? This class will
familiarize you with your machine and teach you the basics of sewing while making your very own tote bag! The class includes fabric and thread, but if you would like something specific, please feel free to bring your own. Students must bring their own sewing machine and manual.

Earring Love
Tuesday July 29th 6-9pm
$45 + tax, all materials included
Learn the basics of jewellery making and go home with a bunch of great earrings!

Space is limited, so register early!
Register by calling us at (613) 789-5534

We are also having a sale!

We have a few of our favourite lines marked down so if you’ve been eyeing up a certain favourite workshop piece it may very well be on sale!

Some of the discounted lines include Dagg & Stacey, Alison Wonderland, Snoflake, Soi Disant, Annie 50, Bookhou, Grob, Nude Clothes, Precocious, I clothing and Domistyle Aprons.

xoxo
The Workshop Gals!

Spring Classes!

Hi Everyone!
Here is the info about our spring classes!
Space is limited, so register early!
Register by calling us at (613) 789-5534

Spinning *new!
Tuesday, April 29th 6-9pm

$60 + tax, all materials included

Learn to spin yarn on a drop spindle. This 3 hour class will cover the basics of spinning and plying and will include an introduction to different types of fibres available to spinners. The cost of the class includes your own drop spindle to take home, as well as enough wool for a
small project such as a hat. No previous spinning experience required.

Sewing Basics
Wednesday, April 30th 6-9pm

$45 + tax, materials included

Have a sewing machine but don’t know how to use it? This class will familiarize you with your machine and teach you the basics of sewing while making your very own tote bag! The class includes fabric and thread, but if you would like something specific, please feel free to bring your own. Students must bring their own sewing machine and manual.

Earring Love
Monday, May 5th 6-9pm

$45 + tax, all materials included

Learn the basics of jewellery making and go home with a bunch of great
earrings!

Silk Painting
Monday, May 12th 6-9pm

$60 + tax, all materials included

Learn about the fiber and hand paint a large piece of silk you can hang up
at home!

Sewing Basics
Monday, May 19th 6-9pm

$45 + tax, materials included

See description above under “Sewing Basics”

Spinning *new!
Wednesday, May 21st 6-9pm

$60 + tax, all materials included

See description above under “Spinning”

Knitting
Knitting classes will be offered in the fall!

Space is limited, so register early!
Register by calling us at (613) 789-5534