BERNINA OWNERS CLASSES
These classes focus on BERNINA feet and features. If you do not own the foot required for class, request one and we will have it available for you to use. Materials for class are in addition to the class fee unless listed as included in the class description. V.I.Q. Classes are FREE for those with a current V.I.Q. Gold Card.
A sewing machine in good working order is required for all classes unless otherwise noted. Materials for class are in addition to the class fee unless listed as included in the class description. VIQ classes are FREE for all BERNINA Owners with a current VIQ Card.
APPLIQUE IN THE HOOP
Smith Street designs is one of our favorite embroidery designers! The required CD features pin cushions that will allow you to learn 3 different applique techniques using your embroidery machine.
Mon. Feb. 4 & 11 1:00 - 3:00
You knew there had to be an easier way, didn't you? Learn to add binding and even miter the corners using your BERNINA sewing machine. This try-before-you-buy opportunity will allow you to explore the difference in the 3 available sizes of binding accessories as you learn the perfect technique for applying machine binding. All materials will be provided for your sample stitching. We are even providing the machines!
Sat. Feb. 16 1:00 - 4:00
Sat. Mar. 16 1:00 - 4:00
Round and round it goes, making perfect circles without using the embroidery unit! ANY BERNINA can use this attachment. Join Honey to learn the fine points of stitching in the round and be inspired to add this decorative stitching technique to clothing, small accessories and bags.
Thurs. Feb. 28 10:00 - 12:00
Thurs. Feb. 28 6:30 - 8:30
Create this triangle zip bag as you learn to machine quilt using your walking foot. Techniques include stitching in the ditch, free form, echo and following a stencil. Class prep required! If you don't have a BERNINA Walking Foot, we can lend you one for class. Owners of other brand sewing machines are welcome to attend this class if you have a walking foot for your machine.
Sat. Feb. 23 10:00 - 1:00
PIN TUCKS AND TWIN NEEDLES
Straight stitching is the only skill you need to create classic raised pin tuck details. You will learn to guide with precision and insert decorative stitches. There will also be an opportunity to get creative with contemporary looks and produce corded tucks in this try before you buy fancy feet class.
Sat. Jan 12 10:00 - 1:00
Fri. Feb 15 10:00 - 1:00
POCKET PURSES IN THE HOOP
project CD included
Add a little adorable to your life! Or you can stitch up a Valentine gift for someone special. Assembled completely in the embroidery hoop (even the zipper) these lovable little zip bags will make you smile every time you reach for it. You will learn applique techniques along with zippers in the hoop and add to your stabilizer knowledge in this machine embroidery class.
Sat. Feb. 9 9:30 - 12:00
SEMI CONTROLLED QUILTING
The freedom of free motion with the control of your feed dogs! The BERNINA 55 foot allows you to stitch tight curves and create rows and rows of echo quilting without dropping your feed dogs and "losing" control. It's the next best thing to owning a stitch regulator. Class prep required.
Fri. Mar. 22 10:00 - 1:00
Sewing on vinyl can create a sticky situation. Once again, the answer is all in having the right tools! BERNINA makes special green presser feet with a non-stick coating that glide over hard to sew surfaces. Learn to use your green feet and a host of tips for sewing on hard to sew fabrics.
BERNINA Feet #52 & 54
Sat. Feb. 23 2:00 - 4:00