Creative Classes

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Bench Pillow Welcome Spring

  • EVENT DATE: 04/23/2018
  • TIME: 10-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Need to spend more time with your embroidery machine? Kimberbell has designed these delightful applique Bench Pillows that stitch in your hoop! Once a quarter Mel will share her embroidery expertise and help you successfully complete your interchangeable pillow tops. Kits, complete with embroidery collection and fabrics, will be prepared for this class, so you don’t even have to swea.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $75.00 11 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Silhouette Club

  • EVENT DATE: 04/26/2018
  • TIME: 10-1
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Each Month we will create a fabulous project to encourage you to learn more about this wonderful Silhouette tool! There will be a required kit fee for each monthly project. Use your Bag and Tag discount and get more for your money when purchasing download cards at BSC! There is no class fee. This is an exclusive Club for those who purchased their Silhouette from BSC! .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: FREE 7 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Sew-cial

  • EVENT DATE: 04/28/2018
  • TIME: 10-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Make BSC your home for a day! Join us on one of our “Sew”-cial days! Bring your unfinished Quilting or Embroidery projects and enjoy the company of friendly sewers! Get out from behind your computer screen and be “sew”-cial at BSC! Spend the entire time or join us when you can! Have fun creating, uninterrupted, and we’ll supply food! All for just $12.50..... Read More
Skill Level: Everyone
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $12.50 18 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Bias Binder Placemats

  • EVENT DATE: 04/29/2018
  • TIME: 12-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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When is the last time you used your bias binder? Dust yours off and join us for a refresher. Maybe it’s brand new, then come and learn how easy it is to use. You will be making easy placemats using your bias binder attachment to finish the edges. This makes for a fast set of placemats to decorate your table when you go home. Click HERE for Supply List (/supply list 2nd qtr 2018/.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $15.00 6 SEATS AVAILABLE

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School of Embroidery

  • EVENT DATE: 05/01/2018
  • TIME: 10-2
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
  • Get Directions
Expand your expertise with a monthly embroidery project! This class is perfect for the new BERNINA 500 & 700,“Embroidery Only”machines! We will explore stitching on different types of objects, towels, free-standing lace, T-shirts, multi-hooping, and even a hat. Class Fee: $40.00 includes embroidery design! Check supply list online Stabilizer Experiment-No project this.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $40.00 5 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Sew Creative Club

  • EVENT DATE: 05/03/2018
  • TIME: 10-1 and 6:30 -8
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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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! We meet at 10:00 am or 6:30 pm.. Read More
Skill Level: Everyone
Instructor: Melody Hicks

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Software Inspiration

  • EVENT DATE: 05/04/2018
  • TIME: 10-12
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Dive into BERNINA Embroidery Software V8. Ten lessons covering the basics and the new features! Just bring your laptop, with V8 Software loaded, and your mouse. $10.00 per month or $75.00 yearly Picture This Combine the power of Corel PHOTO-PAINT and BERNINA Embroidery Software 8 and be amazed what you can create with your own photos... Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Susanne Ramsey Price: $10.00 15 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Fearless Embroidery - Lecture

  • EVENT DATE: 05/05/2018
  • TIME: 10-11
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Come and learn about threads, stabilizers, placement and more about your machine. You do not need your machine! Lecture/Demo: Guidelines and tips for re-sizing and editing designs for small spaces. .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Terry Kubik Price: $10.00 11 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Fearless Embroidery - Project

  • EVENT DATE: 05/05/2018
  • TIME: 12-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Join us for the afternoon and apply what you’ve learned in the lecture/demo. We’ll make a small project each class to help you get even more familiar with the whole embroidery process. Class Fee:$10.00 per month or $75.00 yearly Kit fee each month, Cost $15.00 - $30.00 Check for Additional Supplies Project: Make a wallet and take the challenge out of stitching a.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Terry Kubik Price: $10.00 2 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Beginning Quilting

  • EVENT DATES: 05/08/2018, 05/22/2018, 06/05/2018, 06/19/2018
  • TIME: 10-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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So you want to make a quilt, but can't tell a rotary cutter from a seam ripper? Beginning Quilting is designed for you! We will guide you every step of the way. In Class One learn about fabric selection and the tools of the trade. Time is allotted to select and purchase your fabric, with our assistance, during this first class. Build your skills in each subsequent class. Leave with a.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $75.00 11 SEATS AVAILABLE

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You Are My Sunshine

  • EVENT DATE: 05/09/2018
  • TIME: 10-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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This adorable quilt is filled with ruffles and blooming dimensional flowers that will brighten up anyone’s day. Become proficient with the ruffler and rolled hem feet. Embellish with bunches of rick rack. The pattern even has a coordinating onesie! Sew sweet... Click HERE for Supply List (/supply list 2nd qtr 2018/YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE.pdf) .. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Gretchen Krasoski Price: $25.00 10 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Keep It Simple Wrap Skirt

  • EVENT DATE: 05/15/2018
  • TIME: 10-2
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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This wrap skirt is so simple you should be wrapped in it when you leave the classroom. All straight sewing. You will learn basic sewing skills including: stitching and finishing seams, topstitching, pocket placement and installing D-Rings. Click HERE for Supply List (/supply list 2nd qtr 2018/KEEP IT SIMPLE WRAP SKIRT.pdf) .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Gemi Wilson Price: $30.00 9 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Project Linus

  • EVENT DATE: 05/16/2018
  • TIME: 10-1
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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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. This is a great way to clean out your old fabric and s.. Read More
Skill Level: Everyone
Instructor: Michele Mingoia

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Wonderful Hand Embroidery

  • EVENT DATES: 05/18/2018, 06/22/2018, 07/20/2018
  • TIME: 2-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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This is a multi-level class for students of all levels. Learn how basic hand stitches add playful designs to wool and cotton projects. Students will work on a variety of projects as the class progresses with new stitches and techniques introduced at each of the3 classes. Book Referenced: Modern Folk Embroidery. Friday, May 18 2-4 May’s class will focus on the stitchin.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Jane Allingham Price: $60.00 16 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Tuffet Retreat

  • EVENT DATE: 05/19/2018
  • TIME: 10-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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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 CLASS IS FULL

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Silhouette Club

  • EVENT DATE: 05/20/2018
  • TIME: 12-3
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Each Month we will create a fabulous project to encourage you to learn more about this wonderful Silhouette tool! There will be a required kit fee for each monthly project. Use your Bag and Tag discount and get more for your money when purchasing download cards at BSC! There is no class fee. This is an exclusive Club for those who purchased their Silhouette from BSC.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: FREE 15 SEATS AVAILABLE

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It's All About The Applique

  • EVENT DATE: 05/21/2018
  • TIME: 10-5
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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What a great start! We are learning so much about machine embroidered applique! Mel will continue teaching you how to properly prepare both your applique and embroidery fabrics, select the best stabilizers and utilize the features of your BERNINA embroidery machine to achieve perfect placement. Silhouette machines have been busy cutting fabric! Join Mel, It’s Not Too Late To Get .. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $15.00 9 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Metro Hoops

  • EVENT DATE: 05/23/2018
  • TIME: 10-5
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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A traditional Wedding Ring quilt requires a significant amount of piecing, including curves. Even some seasoned quilters shy away from this pattern. With Mel’s help and the right tools you will create a Modern Wedding Ring quilt with simple piecing to make this quilting adventure easy and successful. Click HERE for Supply List (/supply list 2nd qtr 2018/METRO HOOPS.pdf) .. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $30.00 9 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Sew-cial

  • EVENT DATE: 05/24/2018
  • TIME: 10-8
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Make BSC your home for a day! Join us on one of our “Sew”-cial days! Bring your unfinished Quilting or Embroidery projects and enjoy the company of friendly sewers! Get out from behind your computer screen and be “sew”-cial at BSC! Spend the entire time or join us when you can! Have fun creating, uninterrupted, and we’ll supply food! All for just $12.50..... Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $12.50 22 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Decorative Threads and Your Serger

  • EVENT DATE: 05/27/2018
  • TIME: 12-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Use your serger for more than finishing seams! This is a technique class. Create a set of samples using decorative threads in your serger. Leave with samples and workboo kpages to record your settings. Review rolled hem, 2-thread, 3-thread, and 4-thread stitching all with decorative threads! You will be amazed at what you can do with your BERNINA Serger. Click HERE for Supply Li.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $30.00 9 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Silhouette Club

  • EVENT DATE: 05/31/2018
  • TIME: 10-1
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
  • Get Directions
Each Month we will create a fabulous project to encourage you to learn more about this wonderful Silhouette tool! There will be a required kit fee for each monthly project. Use your Bag and Tag discount and get more for your money when purchasing download cards at BSC! There is no class fee. This is an exclusive Club for those who purchased their Silhouette from BSC.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: FREE 10 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Cooking Up A Churn Dash

  • EVENT DATE: 06/01/2018
  • TIME: 10-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Come explore the color possibilities using a simple layer cake and adding your twist on it. You will be adding a splash of sass to your quilt. This will be a fun, relaxing class that you will learn how to add to your layer cakes. Take the ordinary layer cake and add some zing. Using the Cake Mix Recipe cards by Moda is fast and simple. Tee will teach you some time saving & a.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Tee Keefe Price: $35.00 11 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Bench Pillow Home Sweet Home

  • EVENT DATE: 06/02/2018
  • TIME: 10-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Need to spend more time with your embroidery machine? Kimberbell has designed these delightful applique Bench Pillows that stitch in your hoop! Once a quarter Mel will share her embroidery expertise and help you successfully complete your interchangeable pillow tops. Kits, complete with embroidery collection and fabrics, will be prepared for this class, so you don’t even have to swea.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $75.00 8 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Inked Pop Up

  • EVENT DATE: 06/03/2018
  • TIME: 10-3
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Want to learn how to place an embroidery design before construction? Maybe you want some experience with applique in the hoop! These tattoo inspired applique embroidery designs will look great on purses and totes, but we have elected to stitch our tattoos on a Pop Up! What a fitting way to organize your sewing room! Don’t miss this exciting class. Click HERE for Supply List (/sup.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $20.00 11 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Cut Loose Quilt

  • EVENT DATE: 06/04/2018
  • TIME: 10-5
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Join Mel for an enjoyable day creating this delightful quilt. A perfectly coordinated fabric kit has been prepared making this sewing day even easier! Don’t let the complex looking pattern keep you away. Mel is ready to show you how to manage the layout of this quilt so you can successfully complete your quilt. Class Fee:$ 20.00 (+ Kit) Click HERE for Supply List (/supply lis.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $20.00 6 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Long Arm Certification

  • EVENT DATE: 06/04/2018
  • TIME: 10-12
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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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 thread the machine, wind a bobbin, properly load your quilt and much more. Completion of this course qualifies you for rentin.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Staff Price: $35.00 4 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Sew Creative Club

  • EVENT DATE: 06/07/2018
  • TIME: 10-1 or 6:30-8
  • LOCATION: BERNINA SEWING CENTRE
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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! We meet at 10:00 am or 6:30 pm.. Read More
Skill Level: Everyone
Instructor: Melody Hicks

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Software Inspiration

  • EVENT DATE: 06/08/2018
  • TIME: 10-12
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
  • Get Directions
Dive into BERNINA Embroidery Software V8. Ten lessons covering the basics and the new features! Just bring your laptop, with V8 Software loaded, and your mouse. $10.00 per month or $75.00 yearly What Goes Around: Explore the new Auto Digitizing in Software 8! There are some awesome improvements. .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Susanne Ramsey Price: $10.00 17 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Fearless Embroidery - Project

  • EVENT DATE: 06/09/2018
  • TIME: 12-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
  • Get Directions
Join us for the afternoon and apply what you’ve learned in the lecture/demo. We’ll make a small project each class to help you get even more familiar with the whole embroidery process. Class Fee:$10.00 per month or $75.00 yearly Kit fee each month, Cost $15.00 - $30.00 Check for Additional Supplies Project: Sometimes it would look more appealing to embroider on .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Terry Kubik Price: $10.00 8 SEATS AVAILABLE

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In The Hoop Doll

  • EVENT DATE: 06/10/2018
  • TIME: 10-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Mel has such a love for making dolls and she has done it again! She stitched this “stinking cute” doll in the embroidery hoop! Her body, including her hair and undies, are all embroidered, even those cute little legs and arms. You’ll appreciate the benefits of Mel’s experience as she guides you through these fascinating techniques. It looks like you worked really hard. Make the doll’.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $25.00 CLASS IS FULL

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School of Embroidery

  • EVENT DATE: 06/12/2018
  • TIME: 10-2
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Expand your expertise with a monthly embroidery project! This class is perfect for the new BERNINA 500 & 700,“Embroidery Only”machines! We will explore stitching on different types of objects, towels, free-standing lace, T-shirts, multi-hooping, and even a hat. Class Fee: $40.00 includes embroidery design! Check supply list online Split Your Pants-Embroidered j.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $40.00 3 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Melly Poppins Bag

  • EVENT DATES: 06/13/2018, 06/14/2018
  • TIME: 10-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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This bag stands alone! Install structural stays that create the magic of this bag! Some simple quilting adds flair and firmness,so professional looking. We have the specific supplies necessary for the success of this bag. Stitch plenty of pockets to keep things organized. Don’t be intimidated by the size of this large bag, Mel will guide you through the process. Click HERE for Su.. Read More
Skill Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $30.00 3 SEATS AVAILABLE

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A Cute Bag

  • EVENT DATES: 06/15/2018, 06/29/2018
  • TIME: 10-2
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Alice is ready to cure your fear of zippers! This “Cute” Bag is the same on both sides, only the zippers are a different color. The zippers conceal pockets on the outside and there are more pockets on the inside! Plenty of space to carry your necessities. This bag is just right in size and is sew cute! Click HERE for Supply List (/supply list 2nd qtr 2018/A CUTE BAG.pdf) .. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Alice Middleton Price: $25.00 6 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Silhouette Club

  • EVENT DATE: 06/17/2018
  • TIME: 12-3
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
  • Get Directions
Each Month we will create a fabulous project to encourage you to learn more about this wonderful Silhouette tool! There will be a required kit fee for each monthly project. Use your Bag and Tag discount and get more for your money when purchasing download cards at BSC! There is no class fee. This is an exclusive Club for those who purchased their Silhouette from BSC.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: FREE 18 SEATS AVAILABLE

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It's All About The Applique

  • EVENT DATE: 06/18/2018
  • TIME: 10-5
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
  • Get Directions
What a great start! We are learning so much about machine embroidered applique! Mel will continue teaching you how to properly prepare both your applique and embroidery fabrics, select the best stabilizers and utilize the features of your BERNINA embroidery machine to achieve perfect placement. Silhouette machines have been busy cutting fabric! Join Mel, It’s Not Too Late To Get .. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $15.00 6 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Project Linus

  • EVENT DATE: 06/20/2018
  • TIME: 10-1
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
  • Get Directions
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. This is a great way to clean out your old fabric and see it.. Read More
Skill Level: Everyone
Instructor: Michele Mingoia

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Silhouette Club

  • EVENT DATE: 06/21/2018
  • TIME: 10-1
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
  • Get Directions
Each Month we will create a fabulous project to encourage you to learn more about this wonderful Silhouette tool! There will be a required kit fee for each monthly project. Use your Bag and Tag discount and get more for your money when purchasing download cards at BSC! There is no class fee. This is an exclusive Club for those who purchased their Silhouette from BSC.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: FREE 19 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Steve's Maintenance

  • EVENT DATE: 06/22/2018
  • TIME: 10-12
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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With Steve’s more than 20 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! No Class Fee within 6 months of machine purchase from.. Read More
Skill Level: Everyone
Instructor: Steven Hicks Price: FREE 21 SEATS AVAILABLE

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It's All About The Applique

  • EVENT DATE: 06/23/2018
  • TIME: 10-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
  • Get Directions
What a great start! We are learning so much about machine embroidered applique! Mel will continue teaching you how to properly prepare both your applique and embroidery fabrics, select the best stabilizers and utilize the features of your BERNINA embroidery machine to achieve perfect placement. Silhouette machines have been busy cutting fabric! Join Mel, It’s Not Too Late To Get .. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $15.00 6 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Bench Pillow Home Sweet Home

  • EVENT DATE: 06/25/2018
  • TIME: 10-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
  • Get Directions
Need to spend more time with your embroidery machine? Kimberbell has designed these delightful applique Bench Pillows that stitch in your hoop! Once a quarter Mel will share her embroidery expertise and help you successfully complete your interchangeable pillow tops. Kits, complete with embroidery collection and fabrics, will be prepared for this class, so you don’t even have to swea.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $75.00 12 SEATS AVAILABLE

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All Buttoned Up Purse

  • EVENT DATE: 06/26/2018
  • TIME: 10-5
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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The construction for this bag is so interesting. Complete each piece individually to finish all the seams. Then the origami begins, layer the pieces and fold them up to create your bag! Buttons are added to make the outer pockets. You have got to make this to believe it! Click HERE for Supply List (/supply list 2nd qtr 2018/ALL BUTTONED UP.pdf) .. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $20.00 10 SEATS AVAILABLE

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BERNINA 72 Foot Ruler Work

  • EVENT DATE: 06/28/2018
  • TIME: 10-2
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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You can do ruler work on your home sewing machine, and Melody 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! Free if BERN.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: FREE CLASS IS FULL