Creative Classes

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790/880 Upgrade Exploration

  • EVENT DATE: 11/15/2017
  • TIME: 2-6
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Your upgrade is installed! So….What are your new features? How do you use them? Join us for 790/880 Upgrade Exploration! There is no charge for customers who upgraded their machine with BSC. Explore hands-on the amazing powerful new features! .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: FREE CLASS IS FULL

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Fearless Embroidery Lecture/Demo

  • EVENT DATE: 11/18/2017
  • TIME: 10-12
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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We have expanded the format…. Do you own a BERNINA or a Janome? Have you taken your guide classes? Ready to learn more about embroidery? This class is for you. Lecture/Demo: Come and learn about threads, stabilizers, placement and more about your machine. You do not need your machine! $10.00 monthly, $75.00 annually .. Read More
Skill Level: Everyone
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $10.00 17 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Fearless Embroidery Project

  • EVENT DATE: 11/18/2017
  • TIME: 1-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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We have expanded the format…. Do you own a BERNINA or a Janome?Have you taken your guide classes?Ready to learn more about embroidery?This class is for you. Project: 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. $10.. Read More
Skill Level: Everyone
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $10.00 7 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Silhouette Club

  • EVENT DATE: 11/19/2017
  • 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! October 12 or 15 (Lantern) November 16 or 19 (Burlap Holiday) December 10 or 21 (Gift Givers) .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks or Cheryl Walker Price: FREE CLASS IS FULL

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BERNINA 72 Ruler Foot Work

  • EVENT DATE: 11/20/2017
  • TIME: 2-6
  • 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: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: FREE CLASS IS FULL

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School of Embroidery

  • EVENT DATE: 11/21/2017
  • TIME: 2-6
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Expand your expertise with a monthly embroidery project! This class is perfect for the new BERNINA 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! Bernina and Janome embroidery machines welcome…. Class Fee Includes Designs .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $40.00 6 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Sew-cial

  • EVENT DATE: 11/25/2017
  • 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: Everyone
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $12.50 22 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Days 'til Santa Comes

  • EVENT DATE: 11/26/2017
  • TIME: 12-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Let the countdown begin! This multi-hooped embroidery design has a piece of chalk fabric stitched right in. What a fun way to keep track of that jolly ‘ole fellow! Easy quilting, add the binding to finish up this adorable wall hanging. This project requires 8x12 embroidery area, Maxi or Jumbo Hoop! .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $20.00 9 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Wingman class cancelled

  • EVENT DATE: 11/27/2017
  • TIME: 10-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Everybody needs a wingman! This fabric wingman sits next to your machine or over the arm of your favorite chair. Organize your supplies, even your threads are secure with the button and elastic spool holders! Take this class and Mel will share the tricks she figured out while making this pincushion organizer. .. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $20.00

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Kitchen Aides

  • EVENT DATE: 11/28/2017
  • TIME: 10-5
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Start the new year with coordinating kitchen aides: an oven mitt, hand towel and a potholder. All completed in the embroidery hoop. Never misplace your kitchen towel, the topper snaps around a drawer pull. Optional ric-rac is added while you embroider. .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $25.00 11 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Stashbusters/Dear Daughter

  • EVENT DATE: 11/29/2017
  • TIME: 10-5
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Each month, come and work on your Stashbusters OR Dear Daughter quilt. The classroom is open to sew to your heart’s content! Bring your lunch and your scraps, and have fun creating! We're on the last three months, are you almost finished? .. Read More
Skill Level: Everyone
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: FREE 23 SEATS AVAILABLE

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The Magic Slimming Top

  • EVENT DATE: 11/30/2017
  • TIME: 10-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Want to make a naturally slimming top? This loose fitting pullover uses two different knit fabrics to give the illusion of an hour glass figure. Cheryl will show you how easy it is to sew on knit fabric. Check out the big selection of great knits to pick from, you will definitely want to make more! .. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $25.00 6 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Bloom with Bloomers

  • EVENT DATE: 12/01/2017
  • TIME: 10-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Bloom out of your comfort zone with Hannah as she helps you learn how to do basic applique as well as add couching to your applique. You will use some of the great feet BERNINA offers to help embellish your runner. .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Hannah Brooks Price: $25.00 12 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Tuffet Retreat

  • EVENT DATE: 12/02/2017
  • 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 i.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $35.00 5 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Santa's Elves

  • EVENT DATE: 12/04/2017
  • TIME: 10-5
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Holidays closing in on you? Need time and ideas to make some lovely gifts? Load your embroidery machine with a few supplies in your sleigh, and head off to BSC for an enjoyable day of creating. Our North Pole will have pre-cut kits waiting for you! Three embroidery projects, maybe more, are on the schedule. Be prepared to be spoiled a little. Leave with completed projects a.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks & Cheryl Walker Price: $139.00 10 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Easy Eights Table Runner

  • EVENT DATE: 12/06/2017
  • TIME: 10-5
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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This is the coolest, you won’t want to miss this. Mel will show you the magic of the Square-agonal technique.Construct simple on-point quilts without cutting any setting or corner triangles, and there is no math involved! Holiday kits for this project are available at BSC. .. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $30.00 12 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Silhouette Club

  • EVENT DATE: 12/10/2017
  • 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! October 12 or 15 (Lantern) November 16 or 19 (Burlap Holiday) December 10 or 21 (Gift Givers) .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks or Cheryl Walker Price: FREE 21 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Long Arm Certification

  • EVENT DATE: 12/11/2017
  • 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 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 h.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: BSC Staff Price: $35.00 6 SEATS AVAILABLE

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School of Embroidery

  • EVENT DATE: 12/11/2017
  • TIME: 1-5
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
  • Get Directions
Expand your expertise with a monthly embroidery project! This class is perfect for the new BERNINA 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! Bernina and Janome embroidery machines welcome…. Class Fee Includes Designs .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Price: $40.00 11 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Mel's Minkee Zoo

  • EVENT DATE: 12/13/2017
  • TIME: 10-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Only two pattern pieces make this stinking cute rabbit. The pattern has been increased in size quite a bit! Mel has been making soft sculptured dolls and animals for many, many years and has plenty of helpful hints and tips to help you successfully complete this sweet animal. Add safety eyes and stitch a cute nose to make it baby proof! She will also show you how to make a tutu for y.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $30.00 CLASS IS FULL

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Sew-cial

  • EVENT DATE: 12/14/2017
  • 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: Everyone
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $12.50 21 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Cuddle Quilt

  • EVENT DATE: 12/15/2017
  • TIME: 10-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Check out these wildly cute animals by Kimberbell! Applique these adorable wild animals onto minkee for an exceptional baby gift. Learn the tips and tricks to tame your minkee embroidery experience! .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Hannah Brooks Price: $20.00 12 SEATS AVAILABLE

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790/880 Upgrade Exploration

  • EVENT DATE: 12/16/2017
  • TIME: 10-2
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Your upgrade is installed! So….What are your new features? How do you use them? Join us for 790/880 Upgrade Exploration! There is no charge for customers who upgraded their machine with BSC. Explore hands-on the amazing powerful new features! .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: FREE CLASS IS FULL

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Flower Power

  • EVENT DATE: 12/18/2017
  • TIME: 10-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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This modern geometric design is great for solids or your favorite fabric collection. Simple machine applique makes this project come to life. You won’t want to miss the applique tricks Alice has up her sleeve! Spend the day and get several flowers done! .. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Alice Middleton Price: $25.00 12 SEATS AVAILABLE

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All Buttoned Up Purse

  • EVENT DATE: 12/19/2017
  • TIME: 10-3
  • 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! .. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $20.00 CLASS IS FULL

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Machine Applique 411

  • EVENT DATE: 12/20/2017
  • TIME: 2-6
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Do you need the 411 on machine applique? Get the information from Melody. She has this technique perfected and will show you how to applique by machine with ease. Learn what foot to use, best threads and how to set your machine up for beautiful applique. .. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $20.00 11 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Project Linus

  • EVENT DATE: 12/20/2017
  • 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 see it.. Read More
Skill Level: Everyone
Instructor: Michele Mingoia Price: FREE 24 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Silhouette Club

  • EVENT DATE: 12/21/2017
  • 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! October 12 or 15 (Lantern) November 16 or 19 (Burlap Holiday) December 10 or 21 (Gift Givers) .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks or Cheryl Walker Price: FREE 20 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Steve's Maintenance

  • EVENT DATE: 12/22/2017
  • 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 BSC! .. Read More
Skill Level: Everyone
Instructor: Steven Hicks Price: $25.00 23 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Sew-cial

  • EVENT DATE: 12/23/2017
  • 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 23 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Stashbusters/Dear Daughter

  • EVENT DATE: 12/27/2017
  • TIME: 10-5
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
  • Get Directions
Each month, come and work on your Stashbusters OR Dear Daughter quilt. The classroom is open to sew to your heart’s content! Bring your lunch and your scraps, and have fun creating! We're on the last three months, are you almost finished? .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: FREE 24 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Contempo Rayon Top

  • EVENT DATE: 12/28/2017
  • TIME: 10-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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This contempo top will be a basic in your wardrobe. Sew on rayon batik with confidence. Easy to wear pullover top. Check out the optional peek a boo sleeves, such great detailing! BSC has many perfect rayon batiks to create your personal look. .. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $25.00 11 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Serger Quilt

  • EVENT DATE: 12/30/2017
  • TIME: 10-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Chain, chain, chain...Chain of blocks!! Are you only using your serger to finish seams? Is your serger feeling neglected? Let Melody show you how to piece a quilt on your serger! Grab a bunch of 5” squares or choose some of Mel’s stash of squares…. Talk about fast, put your serger to work, you will be done in no time. .. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $25.00 6 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Keep Calm Pillow

  • EVENT DATE: 12/31/2017
  • TIME: 12-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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This pillow is so appropriate. Sewing is our happy place and keeps us calm! Use toweling to show off the machine embroidered saying. Add buttons and prairie points for perfectly sweet finishing details. .. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $20.00 10 SEATS AVAILABLE