Creative Classes

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BSC Sparkling Star Mystery Quilt

  • EVENT DATE: 01/04/2021
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Starting on January 4, we will be running a 9 week long mystery quilt sew along, similar to the sew alongs we had in 2020. The entrance fee is only $25! You can’t beat that for 9 weeks of sewing fun! Give us a call, 407-805-9300, for details and to sign up, and sign your friends up, as well! But hurry…your first clue is coming soon!.. Read More
Skill Level: Everyone
Instructor: Melody Hicks

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Stashbusters - Quilter's Anonymous

  • EVENT DATES: 01/13/2021, 02/10/2021, 03/10/2021
  • TIME: 10-4
This year’s Stashbuster’s book is Fat Quarters Anonymous and is included in your $75 class fee. Also included in your fee are monthly classes to learn tips and tricks on how to make piecing your blocks easier as well as 3 yards of fabric (up to a $12.49 per yard value)... Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $75.00 10 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Sunflower Jar

  • EVENT DATES: 01/15/2021, 02/19/2021, 03/19/2021
  • TIME: 10-12
Sunflower Jar – A hand-colored hand embroidered project. Learn the Crabapple Hill method of hand-coloring designs with crayons and finishing the design with embroidery. The design is 6”x7 ¾” and will finish up quickly. This is a three session class: hand-coloring, stitching (simple hand stitches), and finishing will be the class themes. All skill levels welcome. Cost: $3.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Jane Allingham Price: $30.00 10 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Precision T-Shirt Quilt

  • EVENT DATES: 01/21/2021, 02/11/2021, 02/12/2021
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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: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $175.00 CLASS IS FULL

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Beginning Quilting 102

  • EVENT DATES: 01/22/2021, 01/29/2021
  • TIME: 10-1
Do you feel fairly confident in your sewing skills, but still have some doubts? Join us to make this sweet table runner and learn how to make half square triangles. We will complete this project in just 2 classes!!! CLICK HERE FOR SUPPLY LIST (/supply list 2nd qtr 2018/beginning quilting 102.pdf) .. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Lynette Woide Price: $30.00 11 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Fuse, Fold and Stitch Tote

  • EVENT DATE: 01/27/2021
  • TIME: 10-4
Practical large tote bag (15" tall x 8" deep x 16" wide) with magnetic snap closure and inside pockets. What a fun and easy technique to piece this tote bag, you simple fuse Bosal In-R-Form strips to fabric, fold and sew!! Class size will be limited so you have room to spread out. CLICK HERE FOR SUPPLY LIST (/supply list 2nd qtr 2018/fuse fold stitch.pdf) .. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $25.00 CLASS IS FULL

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Pillows and Placemats

  • EVENT DATE: 01/28/2021
  • TIME: 10-2
This class can be for the beginner who would like to learn the technique for making a jelly roll rug, but not quite ready to attempt such a large project. Or, it can be for those who have already made jelly roll rugs and would like some smaller projects using the same technique. You will turn jelly roll strips into tubes that are transformed into placemats, pillows and/or coasters. .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Gretchen Krasoski Price: $20.00 10 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Top Dog - Tote Bag

  • EVENT DATE: 01/30/2021
  • TIME: 10-4
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. Reserved for BSC Customers. Class Fee: $50.00, includes fabric kit CLICK HERE FOR SUPPLY LIST (/supply list 2nd qtr 2018/top dog tote.p.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $50.00 1 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Sew It All Together

  • EVENT DATE: 02/01/2021
  • 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! CLICK HERE .. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $30.00 1 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Master Pinpoint Placement

  • EVENT DATE: 02/02/2021
  • TIME: 10-1
Pinpoint Placement is one of your BERNINA Embroidery system's amazing features! You were briefly introduced to this in your New Owner Guide class, but maybe you need a little confidence boost? In this hands on class we will focus on the "how did I live without that" feature! Come and gain more experience! Only machines with this feature, BERNINA 880,790 and 590. .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $20.00 6 SEATS AVAILABLE

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V8 Skill Builders

  • EVENT DATE: 02/02/2021
  • TIME: 2-4
So, you completed your Software Guide classes but still need a little confidence building? Come to V8 Skill Builders each month and explore specific topics of this powerful software, spending more time on selected techniques! Just bring your laptop, mouse and a USB stick to each class!.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $20.00 7 SEATS AVAILABLE

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SEW CREATIVE CLUB

  • EVENT DATE: 02/04/2021
  • TIME: 10-12
Attention ALL Sewing Enthusiasts…. Join us the FIRST Thursday of every month and be inspired! We don’t mind if you don’t own a BERNINA, we just want you to love sewing! Bring show and tell, eat food and learn a few new tips and tricks in the sewing world!.. Read More
Skill Level: Everyone
Instructor: Melody Hicks

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Claudia Dinnell The Sewing Room

  • EVENT DATES: 02/05/2021, 02/06/2021, 02/07/2021
  • TIME: 10-4
BSC proudly welcomes Claudia and her latest creation, The Sewing Room. In this 3-Day Workshop you will master Claudia’s multi-hooping technique for perfect placement! Improve your hooping skills and better understand the features on your machine that allow you to manipulate designs for better alignment. Get tips and techniques that make your embroidery project flat, and flawless.. Read More
Skill Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Claudia Dinnell

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Software Guide 2

  • EVENT DATE: 02/08/2021
  • TIME: 2-4
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 12 SEATS AVAILABLE

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School of Embroidery

  • EVENT DATE: 02/09/2021
  • TIME: 10-3
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 mesh fabric in your embroidery hoop with thread!! Using this new fabric embroider a zipper bag! Seriously, in the hoop! Class Fee: $40.00 includes class and embroidery design!.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $40.00 8 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Binding Basics

  • EVENT DATE: 02/15/2021
  • TIME: 10-2
Have you noticed how quickly Melody finishes her quilts? Have you noticed how nice her bindings look? It’s the Best! Mel will show you her secrets to applying beautiful bindings, quickly and easily; on your sewing machine! CLICK HERE FOR SUPPLY LIST (https://www.sewithappens.com/supply%20list%202nd%20qtr%202018/binding%20basics%2019.pdf).. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $20.00 8 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Steve's Maintenance

  • EVENT DATE: 02/16/2021
  • 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 purc.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Steven Hicks Price: $25.00 4 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Project Linus

  • EVENT DATE: 02/17/2021
  • TIME: 10-1
Michele Mingoia, our local Project Linus Coordinator, will be here every month on the third Wednesday to have a 3 hour “sew in” for making Charity Quilts. Every month will be a different pattern. A great way to learn something new and help people in need of a little comforting. See the supply list for each project... Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Michele Mingoia

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Tuffet Retreat

  • EVENT DATE: 02/18/2021
  • TIME: 10-4
Mel is the Master of Tuffets! She has assisted and made oodles of tuffets. Now she has faster & easier techniques to share. No more foundation piecing, and cutting is a breeze with her tuffet ruler! Less piecing with this new tuffet. Have you checked out the prices of designer tuffets? Up to $1200.00. Mel has selected the best specialty items to put into your foundation kits to e.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $35.00 8 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Cut Loose Strip Pillow

  • EVENT DATE: 02/19/2021
  • TIME: 1-5
Cutloose, everybody Cutloose....Come join Hannah is this fun and easy Cutloose pattern project. Each class she will show varied techniques including piecing and specialty rulers. Your class fee includes pattern and pre-cut kits so you can just come and be "footloose"... Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Hannah Powers Price: $30.00 10 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Ruler Wrap

  • EVENT DATE: 02/20/2021
  • TIME: 10-4
Now this is the ultimate ruler wrangler!! Store and carry rulers, an 18" x 24" mat, rotary cutters and more in these handy padded wraps. Fold up and attach padded strap for travel or hang up when you are at home. Using your machine's personal program to set up stitches will make installing all of the zippers a breeze and professional looking!! This is not for the faint of heart! .. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $25.00 CLASS IS FULL

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Pineapple Block Paper Piecing

  • EVENT DATE: 02/23/2021
  • TIME: 10-4
Using Ginger's Thimble Pineapple Block pattern and Gretchen's experience, learn or practice paper piecing while creating 12 3/8" blocks that can be used for pillows, table runners or a quilt. There are 36 different patterns to choose from! Sounds like an addiction waiting to happen! CLICK HERE FOR SUPPLY LIST (/supply list 2nd qtr 2018/paper pieced pillow gretchen.pdf) .. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Gretchen Krasoski Price: $25.00 8 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Embroidered Patchwork Handbag

  • EVENT DATES: 02/24/2021, 02/25/2021
  • TIME: 10-4
The panels for this stylish purse are stitched in your embroidery hoop! A patchwork look is create with embroidery stitches on a whole cloth! Let's add some hardware, a zipper closure and pockets on the inside to achieve a truly professional finish! We have two days to embroider and construct this handbag! There will be pre-class preparations that must be done before class! C.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $50.00 CLASS IS FULL

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Serger Series: Reversible Bomber Jacket

  • EVENT DATE: 02/26/2021
  • TIME: 10-4
This jacket is the bomb! It's completely reversible so it's a 2 for 1. Each side can give off a completely different mood depending on the fabric you choose. And, we'll put the whole thing together on our sergers... Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Tina Lauricella Price: $40.00 12 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Open Sew

  • EVENT DATE: 02/27/2021
  • 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: Staff Price: $10.00 10 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Top Dog - Tote Bag

  • EVENT DATE: 03/01/2021
  • TIME: 10-4
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. Reserved for BSC Customers. Class Fee: $50.00, includes fabric kit CLICK HERE FOR SUPPLY LIST (https://www.sewithappens.com/su.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $50.00 CLASS IS FULL

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Master Endless Embroidery

  • EVENT DATE: 03/02/2021
  • TIME: 10-1
Whether you want to quilt with embroidery or repeat a design to create a beautiful border, you will need to be comfortable with your Endless Embroidery feature on your BERNINA Embroidery system. You were briefly introduced to this in your New Owner Guide class, but maybe you need a little confidence boost? In this hands on class we will focus on the "how did I live without that" feat.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $20.00 9 SEATS AVAILABLE

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V8 Skill Builders

  • EVENT DATE: 03/02/2021
  • TIME: 2-4
So, you completed your Software Guide classes but still need a little confidence building? Come to V8 Skill Builders each month and explore specific topics of this powerful software, spending more time on selected techniques! Just bring your laptop, mouse and a USB stick to each class!.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $20.00 12 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Cut Loose Old Glory

  • EVENT DATE: 03/03/2021
  • TIME: 10-2
Cutloose, everybody Cutloose....Come join Hannah is this fun and easy Cutloose pattern project. Each class she will show varied techniques including piecing and specialty rulers. Your class fee includes pattern and pre-cut kits so you can just come and be "footloose"... Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Hannah Powers Price: $30.00 4 SEATS AVAILABLE

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SEW CREATIVE CLUB

  • EVENT DATE: 03/04/2021
  • TIME: 10-12
Attention ALL Sewing Enthusiasts…. Join us the FIRST Thursday of every month and be inspired! We don’t mind if you don’t own a BERNINA, we just want you to love sewing! Bring show and tell, eat food and learn a few new tips and tricks in the sewing world!.. Read More
Skill Level: Everyone
Instructor: Melody Hicks

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Woven Rug

  • EVENT DATES: 03/05/2021, 03/06/2021
  • TIME: 10-4
What a great idea! A mixture of two techniques creating a uniquely styled rug! Let Melody show you how to weave fabric strips to create a smooth stylish center, and then finish your rug with traditional folded strips. She will share her tweaked methods for making a successful rug! You will want to fill your house with these beautiful creations!! Class size is limited for the 2-Days! .. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $50.00 CLASS IS FULL

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Software Guide 3

  • EVENT DATE: 03/08/2021
  • TIME: 2-4
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 12 SEATS AVAILABLE

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School of Embroidery

  • EVENT DATE: 03/09/2021
  • TIME: 10-2
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! Class Fee: $40.00 includes class and embroidery design!.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $40.00 9 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Secret Embroidery Society

  • EVENT DATE: 03/11/2021
  • TIME: 10-4
Are you ready for a Top Secret adventure? Embroidery, piecing and snowmen....that's the only clues we're sharing! Over the next few month you'll meet with Mel as she teaches you some expert embroidery and piecing techniques! This project will finish at 64" x 71" . Only 12 spots available for this class, call the shop to sign up with Mel or Cheryl. Class fee of $179.00 includes cl.. Read More
Skill Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Melody Hicks

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Beginning Quilting 101

  • EVENT DATES: 03/12/2021, 03/19/2021, 03/26/2021
  • TIME: 2-5
Are you wanting to learn to sew? New to sewing? New to quilts? This is the perfect class for you! This basic quilt is sized to be a lap quilt or even a baby quilt. This class will walk you through fabric selection, accurate cutting, precise piecing, quilting and finish with binding! This is a 3-part class. CLICK HERE FOR SUPPLY LIST (/supply list 2nd qtr 2018/beginning quilting 1.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Lynette Woide Price: $45.00 3 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Mel's Spring Wreath

  • EVENT DATE: 03/13/2021
  • TIME: 10-4
We had a full house last newsletter when Mel offered this creative project to the shop! She definitely has mastered beautiful wreaths, whether it’s your first or you can’t wait to make another, she would like to invite you to come and make a Spring wreath! A kit with the supplies for your wreath will be ready so you don't even have to go shopping for all those goodies! Sign up today!.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $75.00 11 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Embroidered Tablet Tote

  • EVENT DATE: 03/16/2021
  • TIME: 10-4
Looking for a beginning embroidery project? Make a simple quilted sleeve cover for your Kindle or Mini iPad and incorporate a beautiful Mehndi medallion embroidery. Remember, even if you don't have a device, you gain confidence with embroidery the more you practice! Class fee includes design and fabric kit... Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $35.00 10 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Project Linus

  • EVENT DATE: 03/17/2021
  • TIME: 10-1
Michele Mingoia, our local Project Linus Coordinator, will be here every month on the third Wednesday to have a 3 hour “sew in” for making Charity Quilts. Every month will be a different pattern. A great way to learn something new and help people in need of a little comforting. See the supply list for each project... Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Michele Mingoia

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Serger 411: Fabric Bowl Covers

  • EVENT DATE: 03/17/2021
  • TIME: 2-5
Make your own unique double sided bowl covers. Perfect for resting dough or covering dishes at a picnic. CLICK HERE FOR SUPPLY LIST (/supply list 2nd qtr 2018/serger 411 fabric bowl covers.pdf) .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Tina Lauricella Price: $20.00 12 SEATS AVAILABLE

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The Hockey Pokey Bag w/Embroidery

  • EVENT DATE: 03/18/2021
  • TIME: 10-4
This Hokey Pokey bag will help you keep your sewing area neat and tidy! Instead of hand stitching the words let's use our embroidery machine, and while we're at it, let's make our flying geese in the embroidery hoop as well! Easy breezy project! Fun embroidery for all levels of experience!!.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $20.00 4 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Open Sew

  • EVENT DATE: 03/20/2021
  • 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: Staff Price: $10.00 12 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Software Guide 4

  • EVENT DATE: 03/22/2021
  • TIME: 2-4
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 12 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Beginning Sewing - Scout Tee

  • EVENT DATE: 03/23/2021
  • 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 o.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Tina Lauricella Price: $40.00 8 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Fancy Foot Work

  • EVENT DATES: 03/24/2021, 03/25/2021
  • TIME: 10-4
New Project!! BERNINA has a foot or accessory for every occasion! Mel & Cheryl are prepared to spend 2 fun-filled days exploring several of the most popular. Create your own embellished samples as you master their applications. We'll have feet to share in case you don't own them all, yet! Limited space in this class, so sign up soon! Class Fee: $75.00, includes most ever.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody & Cheryl Price: $75.00 10 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Mylar Alphabet Fun

  • EVENT DATE: 03/29/2021
  • TIME: 10-4
Be ready for Valentine's Day with a sweet "LOVE" pillow or wall hanging using Purely Gates Mylar Floral Monogram collection created with detailed floral designs with a touch of Mylar for a fabulous shine... Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Gretchen Krasoski Price: $30.00 12 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Clam Up

  • EVENT DATE: 03/30/2021
  • TIME: 10-4
Ready to make the perfect gift? These zippered pouches are perfect for storing or carrying make-up, sewing supplies, tech gear and so much more. This bag can be quilted or unquilted and lined with or without a water resistant laminate vinyl. Alice will share her tips for inserting a double slide zipper so the bag to be opened wide for easy access, and the side panels will keep what’s.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Alice Middleton Price: $25.00 12 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Serger Series: Home Dec Pillow

  • EVENT DATE: 03/31/2021
  • TIME: 10-4
Oh the wonderful things your serger will do! Learn several techniques to complete this beautiful Home Dec project. CLICK HERE FOR SUPPLY LIST (/supply list 2nd qtr 2018/serger series home dec pillow.pdf) .. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Tina Lauricella Price: $40.00 12 SEATS AVAILABLE