Creative Classes

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Merry & Mod Table Runner

  • EVENT DATE: 10/26/2020
  • TIME: 10-4
Using fat quarters and background fabric this project is for those that want a more modern take on a "Christmas" project. Graphic shapes represent bulbs, trees and presents. Use a variety of traditional or non-traditional colors to create a table runner or small quilt for today's modern style home. CLICK HERE FOR SUPPLY LIST (/supply list 2nd qtr 2018/merry and mod.pdf) .. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Gretchen Krasoski Price: $25.00 12 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Serger Series: QAYG Placemat

  • EVENT DATE: 10/28/2020
  • TIME: 2-5
Yes, You can quilt on your serger! Learn the technique as you make these two quick and easy placemats. CLICK HERE FOR SUPPLY LIST (https://www.sewithappens.com/supply%20list%202nd%20qtr%202018/quilt%20as%20you%20go%20placemats.pdf).. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Tina Lauricella Price: $30.00 6 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Beginning Sewing: Quilting 101

  • EVENT DATES: 10/30/2020, 11/13/2020, 12/04/2020
  • TIME: 2-5
Would you like to learn to sew? Want to make a quilt? Maybe a garment? How about a tote bag? BSC is offering a set of beginning sewing classes. Each class introduces you to different sewing experiences. Let our staff help you gain basic techniques and build your confidence. You must be comfortable with your sewing machine! Build your confidence and skills while making this .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Lynette Woide Price: $50.00 4 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Wool Embroidery By Hand

  • EVENT DATE: 10/30/2020
  • TIME: 10-12
Learn how to applique wool onto cotton using basic hand embroidery stitches while making the top of a mug rug or table topper. We will learn how to use wool applique in design areas to add texture to a table topper or mug rug. We will also review ways to use the running stitch, the backstitch, chain stitch, stem stitch, and French knots in this fast paced class. This is a great refre.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Jane Allingham Price: $10.00 9 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Open Sew

  • EVENT DATE: 10/31/2020
  • TIME: 10-4
Are you so creative that you are running out of space to sew? Come spend the day in our classroom and stitch away! No distractions! Bring projects that you can confidently stitch without instruction . Bring lunch or grab some from one of our local restaurants. Enjoy the open space and conversation with friends!.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Price: $10.00 9 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Mel's Apron

  • EVENT DATE: 11/02/2020
  • TIME: 10-4
This slim apron is made from denim and has a hip Urban vibe! The distinctive side extensions that wrap around to body and the adjustable neck band make for a perfect fitting apron! Add a buttonhole with your automatic foot to keep the ties from slipping and learn about perfect embroidery design placement! What a breeze if your machine has pinpoint placement! Let Mel's expertise guide.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $25.00 11 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Software Guide - Part 1

  • EVENT DATE: 11/04/2020
  • TIME: 2-5
Purchase your BERNINA Embroidery Software Version 8 at BSC and join us for hands-on guide classes, no fees! Just bring your laptop with V8 loaded and ready to go! Part 1 - Basics. Learn to open design, add lettering and send to machine... Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: FREE 4 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Foot Retreat - 2 Days!

  • EVENT DATES: 11/06/2020, 11/07/2020
  • TIME: 10-4
BERNINA has a foot or accessory for every occasion! Spend 2 fun-filled days exploring 26 of the most popular feet with Mel & Cheryl. Create your own embellished sampler as you master their applications. We'll have feet to test in case you don't own them all, yet! This is sure to be a popular class, so sign up soon! Class Fee: $75.00, includes most everything, bring thread and.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody & Cheryl Price: $75.00 CLASS IS FULL

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Applique Greetings

  • EVENT DATE: 11/09/2020
  • TIME: 10-4
How can something so elegant be so easy? Let Mel show you how to put the precise stitching and unique features of your BERNINA to work for you! Experience the joys of using wool for your applique, no edges to turn under and wool doesn't fray! She has even done the hard work by creating fabric kits! Purchase kit and the class is included! .. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $68.99 2 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Long Arm Certification

  • EVENT DATE: 11/09/2020
  • TIME: 2-4
RENT TIME ON OUR BERNINA Q24 LONGARM QUILTING MACHINE! QUILT YOUR OWN QUILTS! Discover how easy and efficient it is to finish all those quilt tops you have stacked up with the BERNINA Q24! In this class you’ll learn to properly load your quilt and much more. Completion of this course qualifies you for renting our store machine at your convenience for only $20 per hou.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Staff Price: $35.00 5 SEATS AVAILABLE

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School of Embroidery - 2 Days!

  • EVENT DATES: 11/10/2020, 11/11/2020
  • TIME: 10-4
Expand your expertise with a monthly embroidery project! We will explore stitching on different types of objects, towels, free-standing lace, T-shirts, multi-hooping, and ITH projects! Create this elegant chalkboard style tiling scene! It is a very easy technique with your embroidery machine! Class Fee: $40.00 includes class and embroidery design! CLICK HERE FOR SU.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $40.00 CLASS IS FULL

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Precision T-Shirt Quilt

  • EVENT DATES: 11/12/2020, 11/19/2020, 11/20/2020
  • TIME: 10-4
Melody has discovered a method to create refined t-shirt quilts! No sashing required! Use a set of templates to accurately prepare your individual shirts. Learn an easy and precise formula to lay out your blocks. Do you have BERNINA Embroidery Software? Well that’s a bonus, you can put it to work and make the final layout of your quilt a breeze! If you have been wanting to make a T-s.. Read More
Skill Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $175.00 1 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Field Day Embroidered Towel

  • EVENT DATE: 11/13/2020
  • TIME: 10-12
Basic hand embroidery stitches are fun and easy way to add decoration to everyday items. We will learn ways to use the running stitch, the backstitch, chain stitch, stem stitch, and French knots in this fast paced class. This is a great refresher if you haven’t hand-stitched since forever ago. Newbies and other enthusiasts are also welcome. Pre-work: pre-wash the towel or toweli.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Jane Allingham Price: $10.00 10 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Embroidered Red Nose Tote

  • EVENT DATE: 11/16/2020
  • TIME: 2-5
This shiny nosed reindeer is so adorable!! How can you resist learning about applique in the embroidery hoop? We will applique fabric and sparkly vinyl for that special nose! Did you know your embroidery machine is also a cutting tool?? Come check it out! All you need to bring is some thread... the rest of the supplies will be included in the class fee!.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $35.00 10 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Easy Hidden Zipper Pillow

  • EVENT DATE: 11/17/2020
  • TIME: 10-1
Adding decorative pillows to a room is one of the quickest and simplest ways to update the look of your space. Take this class and learn how to make a simple pillow and install a hidden zipper on the back creating a professional finish! It's okay if you've never put in a zipper, it really is easier than hand stitching the pillow closed! .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $20.00 12 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Serger 411: Just The Basics

  • EVENT DATE: 11/17/2020
  • TIME: 2-5
Dust off those sergers and learn what they can do! In this class you'll revisit threading your serger confidently and figure out what all those dials do. In the following months we will build on these basics!! CLICK HERE FOR SUPPLY LIST (https://www.sewithappens.com/supply%20list%202nd%20qtr%202018/Serger%20411%20-%20Just%20the%20basics.pdf).. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Tina Lauricella Price: $20.00 5 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Software Guide - Part 2

  • EVENT DATE: 11/18/2020
  • TIME: 2-5
Purchase your BERNINA Embroidery Software Version 8 at BSC and join us for hands-on guide classes, no fees! Just bring your laptop with V8 loaded and ready to go! Part 2 Editing: Learn to change or improve a design including size, color and stitch type... Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: FREE 7 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Champagne Christmas

  • EVENT DATE: 11/23/2020
  • TIME: 10-4
Well there won't be any champagne, but there will be plenty to celebrate as you create this beautiful pillow. This pattern is a Jen Kingwell design, Hannah will show you how to piece these elegant Christmas trees! Cheers!! CLICK HERE FOR SUPPLY LIST (/supply list 2nd qtr 2018/champagne christmas.pdf) .. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Hannah Powers Price: $20.00 11 SEATS AVAILABLE

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12 Days of Christmas Pillow

  • EVENT DATE: 11/24/2020
  • TIME: 10-4
This 12 1/2" square pillow cover is more than a pretty holiday decoration. You will learn to create 9 different pieced blocks and a special Dresdan Plate center. When the project is finished you will then be able to recreate these blocks over and over for future projects. CLICK HERE FOR SUPPLY LIST (/supply list 2nd qtr 2018/TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS.pdf) .. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Gretchen Krasoski Price: $25.00 12 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Open Sew

  • EVENT DATE: 11/27/2020
  • TIME: 10-4
Are you so creative that you are running out of space to sew? Come spend the day in our classroom and stitch away! No distractions! Bring projects that you can confidently stitch without instruction. Bring lunch or grab some from one of our local restaurants. Enjoy the open space and conversation with friends!.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Price: $10.00 11 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Super Size Snowman Table Runner

  • EVENT DATE: 11/30/2020
  • TIME: 10-4
This snowman will bring joy to your heart and to your home! Use your embroidery machine to stitch 6 panels that stitch together, or Cheryl will show you how to use placement techniques to stitch as one super size snowman! Perfect class to get more comfortable with your embroidery machine. Class Fee: $35.00 includes embroidery design CLICK HERE FOR SUPPLY LIST (/supply li.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $35.00 6 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Serger Series: Shift Dress

  • EVENT DATE: 12/01/2020
  • TIME: 10-3
This easy dress pattern has raglan sleeves and darts in the back for a great fit. We are making the short sleeve dress, but the pattern includes 3 lengths & 3 sleeve variations. And, we're putting it together on our sergers!.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Tina Lauricella Price: $40.00 7 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Software Guide - Part 3

  • EVENT DATE: 12/02/2020
  • TIME: 10-1
Purchase your BERNINA Embroidery Software Version 8 at BSC and join us for hands-on guide classes, no fees! Just bring your laptop with V8 loaded and ready to go! Part 3 - Auto digitizing. Learn to create your own designs, fine tune with editing... Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: FREE 6 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Steve's Maintenance

  • EVENT DATE: 12/07/2020
  • TIME: 2-4
With Steve’s more than 24 years of experience, learn how to keep your machine running smoothly between annual servicing! Learn about needles, thread and how to keep your machine oiled. This is a very informative class, and you’ll leave more confident so you can spend more time sewing and less time at the repair shop! Class Fee:$25.00, No Class Fee within 6 months of machine purch.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Steven Hicks Price: $25.00 6 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Tool Box Monogram

  • EVENT DATE: 12/08/2020
  • TIME: 3-4
Did you purchase Toolbox from BSC or maybe it was a gift with your new machine? Load it on your laptop and get some hand-on experience in this class. This class will be covering the Monogram Module only! Class is only available if purchased at BSC... Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: FREE 9 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Beginning Sewing: Gem Tee

  • EVENT DATE: 12/09/2020
  • TIME: 10-4
Would you like to learn to sew? Want to make a quilt? Maybe a garment? How about a tote bag? BSC is offering a set of beginning sewing classes. Each class introduces you to different sewing experiences. Let our staff help you gain basic techniques and build your confidence. You must be comfortable with your sewing machine! If you do not have a machine you may rent one of ours. ($.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Tina Lauricella Price: $40.00 5 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Neat Freak

  • EVENT DATE: 12/10/2020
  • TIME: 10-4
What a beautiful way to keep your sewing machine space neat! Keep sewing tools handy in a mug/cup securely held by the metal frame. Mel has created a pattern and will show you how to piece and quilt a scrap holder to coordinate with your sewing room. Be a stylish neat freak! Class Fee: $50.00, include pattern and frame.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $50.00 6 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Fabulous Fur

  • EVENT DATE: 12/11/2020
  • TIME: 10-2
Your sewing day is successfully completed and you are ready to curl up with a great book or movies! All you need is an incredibly soft throw to cuddle up with! Mel will show you how to tame this luxurious faux fur, and you get to make the mess here! Go home with the perfect gift to you or someone special!! Just in time for Christmas! Class fee includes 4 yards of luxurious faux f.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $75.00 6 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Sew It All Together

  • EVENT DATE: 12/12/2020
  • TIME: 10-4
The Sew It All Together bag is a very useful little bag and ideal for your sewing and quilting supplies, on the go! Let Mel help you make this bag that includes three zippered pockets, four open pockets, a handy pincushion, and a great little needle minder. All of this is smartly held together by a zipper that forms two handles! Don't miss this technique packed class!.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $30.00 5 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Long Arm Certification

  • EVENT DATE: 12/14/2020
  • TIME: 10-1
RENT TIME ON OUR BERNINA Q24 LONGARM QUILTING MACHINE! QUILT YOUR OWN QUILTS! Discover how easy and efficient it is to finish all those quilt tops you have stacked up with the BERNINA Q24! In this class you’ll learn to properly load your quilt and much more. Completion of this course qualifies you for renting our store machine at your convenience for only $20 per hour.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Staff Price: $35.00 6 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Zip It Up

  • EVENT DATE: 12/14/2020
  • TIME: 10-4
One exterior zippered pocket and 2 interior zippered pockets make up this organizer that can be made in 2 sizes. The interior pockets are made with vinyl and mesh allowing easy visibility of the contents. The organizer has a exterior zipper to close it securely. Let Alice show you how to successfully complete this pattern. CLICK HERE FOR SUPPLY LIST (/supply list 2nd qtr 201.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Alice Middleton Price: $25.00 10 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Software Guide - Part 4

  • EVENT DATE: 12/16/2020
  • TIME: 2-5
Purchase your BERNINA Embroidery Software Version 8 at BSC and join us for hands-on guide classes, no fees! Just bring your laptop with V8 loaded and ready to go! Part 4 - Manual digitizing for Designer Plus. Learn to create your own designs by putting in stitches with a little more precision than auto digitizing... Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: FREE 8 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Jelly Roll Rug

  • EVENT DATE: 12/17/2020
  • TIME: 10-4
This beauty is made from one jelly roll, or 40 strips that you collect. Your fabric strips and cotton batting are all that are required to make this 30” x 44” area rug. You know Mel has some tricks up her sleeve to make this rug fabulous and fun to make. You know Louie and Sadie will love this, she may have to make a second one to avoid jealousy! CLICK HERE FOR SUPPLY LIST (https.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $30.00 4 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Open Sew

  • EVENT DATE: 12/18/2020
  • TIME: 10-4
Are you so creative that you are running out of space to sew? Come spend the day in our classroom and stitch away! No distractions! Bring projects that you can confidently stitch without instruction. Bring lunch or grab some from one of our local restaurants. Enjoy the open space and conversation with friends!.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Price: $10.00 11 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Kid's Holiday Sew

  • EVENT DATE: 12/21/2020
  • TIME: 10-3
School's out for holiday break, let's sew!! If you are 8 years or older come join us for a fun day of holiday sewing! Bring your machine or let us know you need one. Class Fee includes all supplies!.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $45.00 6 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Beginning Sewing: Tote Bag

  • EVENT DATE: 12/23/2020
  • TIME: 10-4
Would you like to learn to sew? Want to make a quilt? Maybe a garment? How about a tote bag? BSC is offering a set of beginning sewing classes. Each class introduces you to different sewing experiences. Let our staff help you gain basic techniques and build your confidence. You must be comfortable with your sewing machine! If you do not have a machine you may rent one of .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $40.00 6 SEATS AVAILABLE

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BERNINA Foot 72 Ruler Work

  • EVENT DATE: 12/22/2020
  • TIME: 10-1
You can do ruler work on your home sewing machine, and Cheryl is going to show you how! Use your #72 Adjustable Ruler foot with the specially designed BERNINA rulers to glide your way though quilting. Learn to set up your machine properly and get some hands on experience. Once you have mastered the fundamentals you will be able to complete your unfinished quilt tops! Class Fee: $.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $50.00 CLASS IS FULL

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Open Sew

  • EVENT DATE: 12/28/2020
  • TIME: 10-4
Are you so creative that you are running out of space to sew? Come spend the day in our classroom and stitch away! No distractions! Bring projects that you can confidently stitch without instruction. Bring lunch or grab some from one of our local restaurants. Enjoy the open space and conversation with friends! .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Price: $10.00 11 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Digitize w/V8

  • EVENT DATE: 12/29/2020
  • TIME: 2-5
Need a little hands-on creative time? Load up your laptop and let’s digitize. Create your own applique - in the hoop - using your BERNINA Designer Plus V8 software. Use basic tools and explore more! No need to bring your embroidery machine, just a USB stick and take your newly created design home to stitch out. Learn to digitize guidelines for perfectly positioned embroidery! .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $30.00 11 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Top Dog

  • EVENT DATE: 12/30/2020
  • TIME: 10-2
Each newsletter we will present a project that will take you above and beyond your guide classes. This class is reserved for the 790 Plus and 880 Plus machines. Our adventures will focus on the features that make your machine Top of The Line. Class Fee:$20.00 + kit fee.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $20.00 CLASS IS FULL