Subtle Creations


Vikki is an award winning quilter; quilt designer, fiber artist, and quilt teacher – with over 22 years of experience. She has spent years perfecting her skills and continues to do so. In addition to her quilting, custom made quilts, original designs, and pattern designs, she also offers classes using her award winning techniques.

  • Book your own retreats with Vikki Favreau as the teacher.
  • Hire Vikki to teach  a class or retreat for your friends in her shop in Kenora.
  • You choose up to 8 fellow quilters, the quilt class and the times.
  • Book a class for a fellow quilter’s birthday instead of just going out to lunch.
  • Class fees will depend on time and class.

Classes range from basic machine piecing to advanced embellishment using a combination of long arm machine quilting, hand beading and stitching, and machine appliqué and piecing. Vikki believes in experimentation being key to advancing one’s skills. By learning various techniques we are better able to find our niche.

Classes usually range from eight to twenty individuals. For teaching classes she charges by the hour (please contact Vikki for her current rates) plus room and board – she prefers outside accommodations to being billeted, unless a private room with a private bathroom is available, plus $0.30/km travel or travel expenses (flight).

Classes are booked for either evenings (6:00 PM – 10:00 PM approximately 3 hours), or during the day (9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, approximately 6 hours), or a Friday evening (3 hours), Saturday day (6 hours), and Sunday day (6 hours) – or the entire week or weekend (for a retreat).

Vikki is willing to provide a free trunk show if she is teaching a class. An enjoyable way to incorporate this into the classes is to have the members of the class bring a dish for a pot luck, those who bring a dish get in free – or alternatively they can bring canned foods for a local food bank.

Vikki teaches so that students can create their own unique project. All of her classes have numerous ways to complete the project so the student has some control over how complicated they want their piece.

This also allows beginners to be included in with the more advanced quilters thus gaining insight of their knowledge as well as her own.

Vikki encourages students to take as many classes as possible from as many different teachers to expand their knowledge, therefore enabling them to make better-informed decisions on what methods they choose to use in their quilting. There are no wrong ways to quilt – only different.

She always includes a brief talk regarding copyright issues before each class.

For more information contact Vikki at Subtle Creations at (807) 468-6650.