Our Spring Class List is Here!

the pretty picnic dress: intermediate sewing!

 

the summer fling dress: beginner sewing class!

Flock Boutique Spring Class List
Call us to register!
(613) 695-0834

** spring is a great time for crafting! (-: **

Beginner Knitting $59+tax
Tuesdays April 10th, 17th & 24th 6:15-7:45pm
Caddy can teach anyone to knit! She has created a casual, informal beginner class where you can learn the basics of knitting. Students have the option of knitting a pair of arm warmers or a scarf, so go ahead, sign up and make your own accessories! Yarn and needles are included.

Intermediate Knitting $59+tax
Tuesdays April 10th, 17th & 24th 7:45-9:15pm
Caddy has made this fun intermediate project-based knitting class for those who have knit before but want to learn new skills like knitting in the round, purling, increasing and decreasing while making their own hat! Yarn and needles included.

Knitting Skills Class $45+tax
Thursdays April 12th & 19th, 7:30-8:30pm
By popular demand, Caddy is offering another Knitting Skills Class which will include skills like cabling, intarsia, seaming, picking-up-and-knitting, 2-colour-stranded, reading patterns, and a bunch of other, super fun knitting stuff! Yarn included, students must supply their own 4-5mm needles.

Pretty Picnic Intermediate Dress Making Class
Saturday, April 21st, 12pm-4pm, $100+tax
A classic shift dress perfect for Spring.
This class is for those with a little sewing experience (straight seams and sewing with a reasonable degree of precision is doable for you).
Bring 2.5 m of cotton for you dress, along with matching, all-purpose thread. All other materials are provided. Let us know if you need a machine.

Sips & Slips: Crochet Basics!
Tuesdays May 1st & 8th, 6:30-8:30pm, $50+tax
Who says crochet is just for Grannies? Let Sandra D teach you the basics of crochet as well as how to make all kinds of super cute crochet accessories (think flower brooches and circle beads!) in this two-part beginner’s workshop! Colourful wools, a crochet hook, fun patterns and a home made instructional handout are all included!

Summer Fling Beginner Dress Making Class
Saturday, May 26th, 12pm-4pm, $100+tax
An easy-breasy summer dress perfect for beginners!
Bring: 2.5m of cotton fabric for your dress, 1m of matching ribbon or cord and a spool of matching, all-purpose thread. All other materials are supplied.
Please let us know if you need a sewing machine or will be bringing your own.

** Please note that 48 hours notice must be given if you are not able to make it to a class. If you are unable to attend and you have given the required notice, your class fee will be converted into store credit that may be used in the shop or on a future class. Have fun crafting! **

All classes will be held at
Flock Boutique
1275 Wellington Street West, Ottawa, ON K1Y 3A6
(613) 695-0834
info@flockboutique.ca

For class lists and other shop information, visit us at www.flockboutique.ca
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Flock’s Class Schedule – MAY and JUNE 2011

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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.
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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!
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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!
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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.
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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.
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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!
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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.
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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.
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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!
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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.
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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

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

pics! flock’s lovely crafting classroom

flock classroom space

i know i haven’t posted pics of the workshop renovation yet (it looks beautiful – bright, sunny, airy! – by the way) but i am at flock today and wanted to share pics of our lovely new classroom space! i taught a class here last week and it was soooo much fun that each one of you should come right on in and sign up for a class with us! check earlier posts for our february/march schedule!

xoxo
bridget.

Take a Class!

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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.