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Events & Retreats


Upcoming in 2023

Alexis Schmidt designer and creator of Oro Rosa Patterns is teaching for the first time this side of the Rockies! Two day retreat creating the Traudy Triangular Bag.
You have the option of staying at the hotel the event will be held in. 

Pattern: Pattern needs to be purchased from Oro Rosa Patterns HERE for the event.

Prep Day:
A mandatory prep day has been arranged that will go over cutting, interfacing and pattern grouping instructions. Date is Friday, June 9, 2023 from 5:30pm - 6:30pm (Eastern Standard Time)

What will be happening: You will be taught by Alexis the creator and bag designer. Sewing with other bag making enthusiasts, eating great food and enjoying the time away.

Date: Friday, July 7 & 8, 2023
Time: 9:30am - 3:30pm
Where: Aurora, Ontario, Canada
Registration cut off date is Monday, June 6, 2023.

Location: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Aurora
Double or single occupancy rooms. A special night rate will be given to those who decide to stay at the hotel, complimentary hot breakfasts and the use of the pool. A link will be emailed to you with accommodation information upon registration.
Cut off date for hotel booking is Monday, June 6, 2023, after this date we cannot guarantee room availability.

Event Includes: Breakfast, lunch and snacks.
Sponsors, swag bag and prizes!
Each sewist will have their own work station with enough room for your sewing machine, iron and cutting area.

Added Info: Sewists are welcome to leave their machines and supplies in the hotel venue. Security and surveillance will be on site.

Thanks to you our 2020 Retreat was a SUCCESS!!!

We had such a great time with our first Virtual Retreat and wanted to share some pictures with all of you!! We gave away prizes (LOTS of them!), created some beautiful pieces and learned new skills - Even behind the scenes was a full-on adventure! Take a look at some of the gorgeous creations! 

Tote Your Stuff Class with Marlene
Felt Embroidery Pouch with Adrienne Gallagher, National Project Educator, Bernina Canada

Thread Painting with Cathy Climpson

Mystery Table Runner with Sharon

The winner of our Our HUGE Giveaway was THRILLED to find out that she won a Brother VM5200! Congratulations to Carol, we're so excited for you and can;t wait to see your new creations!!

"I still can't believe I won this amazing sewing machine!!!! Thank you so much!!!"  Carol R
"My sister is so excited to use her (new) machine. I want to thank you for how happy you made my sister. It has also made me so very happy too. TSP is the best!!!" Debbie L


We know you can't wait for the next retreat (and neither can we!), while we don't have anything concrete yet to share, just know that we're working on it already and it is going to be EPIC!!!

Thank you to everyone who participated, we are so lucky to have you as part of our Seam Team circle!

2020 Virtual Retreat

Spaces are limited. Registration closes September 30 - Call the store at 905-715-7725 or email to secure your spot!

2020 Retreat Teacher Announcement!!

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