Creative Classes

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Precision T-Shirt Quilts

  • EVENT DATES: 08/08/2018, 08/22/2018, 08/23/2018
  • TIME: 2-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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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 5 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Project Linus

  • EVENT DATE: 08/15/2018
  • 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 see it.. Read More
Skill Level: Everyone
Instructor: Michelle Mingoia

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Silhouette Club

  • EVENT DATE: 08/16/2018
  • 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.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: FREE 13 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Steve's Maintenance

  • EVENT DATE: 08/17/2018
  • 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: Beginner
Instructor: Steve Hicks Price: $25.00 11 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Bench Pillow Welcome Autumn

  • EVENT DATE: 08/18/2018
  • 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 CLASS IS FULL

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Silhouette Club

  • EVENT DATE: 08/19/2018
  • 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 B.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: FREE 12 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Kimberbell Kingdom Part 2

  • EVENT DATES: 08/20/2018, 08/21/2018
  • TIME: 10-5
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Kimberbell Kingdom-Part 2 Brand New Projects!! In the hoop, stitch with Mylar, embroider a zipper, cutwork, piece and quilt. What a line up of embroidery techniques! Spend 2 days creating these excellent gifts. We have 13 projects planned, kits will be pre-cut kits with stabilizer to make stitching a breeze. These designs are exclusive and not available to purchase. This is not a.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $250.00 6 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Barbados Bag

  • EVENT DATES: 08/24/2018, 08/31/2018
  • TIME: 10-2
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Alice says, “This is the best bag I have ever made!”. It is her go-to purse pattern. It features4 exterior pockets, one with a zipper & and interior sectioned pocket. You are sure to be an expert at zipper installation with Alice’s help. The shoulder strap is adjustable with a slide buckle. Split the learning up into two classes. BSC has many great fabric choices to make yours un.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Alice Middleton Price: $30.00 8 SEATS AVAILABLE

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It's All About The Applique

  • EVENT DATE: 08/25/2018
  • TIME: 10-4
  • 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: Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $15.00 7 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Bench Pillow Welcome Autumn

  • EVENT DATE: 08/27/2018
  • 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 CLASS IS FULL

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Artlink V8

  • EVENT DATE: 08/28/2018
  • TIME: 2-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Artlink V8 is free software from BERNINA. This software allows you to open designs of various formats, modify designs, print a template for precise placement, and send designs to your machine. Bring your laptop, mouse and USB stick for your embroidery machine. CLICK HERE FOR SUPPLY LIST (/supply list 2nd qtr 2018/ARTLINK V8.pdf) .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $15.00 10 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Stashbusters

  • EVENT DATE: 08/29/2018
  • TIME: 10-5
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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It’s been 6 months, and you should check out all of the stash being turned into beautiful quilts! It is not too late to join us monthly as we work on an impressive variety of projects. The classroom is yours for the day, so bring your stash and bust through it. Break out those 5” squares and use them up with the Charm School book. Participate in the optional 5” square monthly lottery.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $120.00 7 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Sew-cial

  • EVENT DATE: 08/30/2018
  • 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: Everyone
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $12.50 22 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Fearless Embroidery

  • EVENT DATE: 09/01/2018
  • TIME: 10-2
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Have you taken your guide classes? Ready to learn more about embroidery? This class is for you. Come to lecture/demo or stay for the whole day and get hands-on experience. Lecture/Demo10:00 Come and learn about threads, stabilizers, placement and more about your machine. You do not need your machine! Project Immediately Following Join us after the Lecture/Demo and app.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Terry Kubik Price: $10.00 CLASS IS FULL

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Digitize with V8

  • EVENT DATE: 09/04/2018
  • TIME: 10-1
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Need a little hands-on creative time? Load up your laptop and let’s digitize. Create a lovely cord manager with your BERNINA Designer Plus 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. CLICK HERE FOR SUPPLY LIST (/supply list 2nd qtr 2018/DIGITIZE WITH V8.pdf) .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $20.00 8 SEATS AVAILABLE

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A Trip For 2

  • EVENT DATES: 09/05/2018, 09/06/2018
  • TIME: 10-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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2 Days, 2 Friends, 2 Quilts... Melody and Cheryl teamed up to create two spectacular quilts, and they want to share the fun as they guide you through this unique teamwork style quilt. Find a sewing friend, spend two days, share 15 fat quarters and finish two quilt tops. Throughout the quilt each partner will be doing different things! Just add borders and you will each have a.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks & Cheryl Walker Price: $30.00 11 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Software Inspiration

  • EVENT DATE: 09/07/2018
  • 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. Painter Essentials: Utilize your Software 8 for Mixed Media projects! Explore the Painter Essentials program. .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Susanne Ramsey Price: $10.00 11 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Tumbling Triangles

  • EVENT DATE: 09/07/2018
  • TIME: 2-5
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Tumbling Triangles is a Modern 180 design from Studio 180. The beauty of this pattern is that by simply changing the size of the block, the number of blocks and construction are the same. Normally, quilters shy away from the V block with those 63 degree angles because we have to find and use our protractors. But the V block tool makes the protractors for peaks and spikes unnecessary... Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Jane Allingham Price: $20.00 9 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Road Trip Bag

  • EVENT DATES: 09/08/2018, 09/09/2018
  • TIME: 10-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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With amazing and professional finishes, you will leave with the confidence to install high end hardware, perfectly sewn zippers and a unique way to line and finish this bag. BSC has so many perfect fabrics to choose from. Make us your first stop when purchasing your supplies. 2 Days! Saturday, September 8 10-4 & Sunday, September 9 12-4 CLICK HERE FOR SUPP.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $25.00 4 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Stabilizer 101

  • EVENT DATE: 09/10/2018
  • TIME: 3-5
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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There are so many stabilizers available! How do you choose? Let’s break it down with a manageable method of selection. The foundation of all great embroidery is the proper stabilizer. Come to this lecture and learn when to choose one stabilizer over another. No need to bring your machine! .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $10.00 7 SEATS AVAILABLE

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School of Embroidery

  • EVENT DATE: 09/11/2018
  • 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! In The Hoop Pin Cushions-Let’s get the gift giving season started with these elegant pin cushions. Complete with emb.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $40.00 7 SEATS AVAILABLE

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FALL FESTIVAL - Sept 14

  • EVENT DATE: 09/14/2018
  • TIME: 10-3
  • LOCATION: BERNINA SEWING CENTRE
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You don’t want to miss an event like no other!! Techniques and ideas! Holiday kits to make your holiday sewing easy! Let us inspire you! Limited Spaces each day! $20.00 includes lunch! .. Read More
Skill Level: Everyone
Instructor: BSC Staff Price: $20.00 CLASS IS FULL

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FALL FESTIVAL - Sept 15

  • EVENT DATE: 09/15/2018
  • TIME: 10-3
  • LOCATION: BERNINA SEWING CENTRE
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You don’t want to miss an event like no other!! Techniques and ideas! Holiday kits to make your holiday sewing easy! Let us inspire you! Limited Spaces each day! $20.00 includes lunch!.. Read More
Skill Level: Everyone
Instructor: BSC Staff Price: $20.00 CLASS IS FULL

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Silhouette Club

  • EVENT DATE: 09/16/2018
  • 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 17 SEATS AVAILABLE

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It's All About The Applique

  • EVENT DATE: 09/17/2018
  • 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 12 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Serge On! Zipper Bag

  • EVENT DATE: 09/18/2018
  • TIME: 2-6
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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So, you have a Bernina serger and would like to get creative with it! How about putting a zipper in a small diddy bag? That’s right, a zipper using your serger! Use decorative serger threads to embellish your fabric with pintucks and flatlock.Great techniques in this project! .. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $20.00 10 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Project Linus

  • EVENT DATE: 09/19/2018
  • 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: Michelle Mingoia

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Dog Collars

  • EVENT DATE: 09/20/2018
  • TIME: 10-1
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Doesn’t your sweet four legged furry frienddeserve a unique collar? Mel will show you how to confidentially stitch through thick bulky webbing and embellish your collar with ribbon. Add the special hardware for a professional finish! .. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $15.00 6 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Simply Simple Table Runner

  • EVENT DATES: 09/21/2018, 09/28/2018
  • TIME: 10-2
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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This table runner is simple to make from cutting to binding! Let Alice show you how to prepare your fabrics and accurately stitch this runner during Class One. Finish up with straight line quilting then bind in the second class. Easily modify the size to fit any table. CLICK HERE FOR SUPPLY LIST (/supply list 2nd qtr 2018/SIMPLY SIMPLE TABLE RUNNER.pdf) .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Alice Middleton Price: $30.00 12 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Sew-cial

  • EVENT DATE: 09/22/2018
  • 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 18 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Hello Sunshine

  • EVENT DATES: 09/24/2018, 09/25/2018
  • TIME: 10-5
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Calling all Kimberbell fanatics! This happy quilt epitomizes spring and is filled with ‘sew’ many embroidery techniques! Welcome bicycle days, pinwheels in a vinyl mason jar, balloons and ice cream! The dimensional embellishments include chenille, fringe and felt flowers, even the pinwheels and Mylar balloons are stitched in the hoop. Learn an easy method for prairie points, ruc.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $225.00 9 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Stashbusters

  • EVENT DATE: 09/26/2018
  • TIME: 10-5
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
  • Get Directions
It’s been 6 months, and you should check out all of the stash being turned into beautiful quilts! It is not too late to join us monthly as we work on an impressive variety of projects. The classroom is yours for the day, so bring your stash and bust through it. Break out those 5” squares and use them up with the Charm School book. Participate in the optional 5” square monthly lottery.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $120.00 8 SEATS AVAILABLE

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AP Zipper Bag

  • EVENT DATE: 09/27/2018
  • TIME: 2-5
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Now that we’ve introduced you to the magnificent features of your new machine, it’s time to apply them! Take our Advanced Placement (AP) Guide Lesson. In this AP class we will put the skills you learned in NOG2 to work. Work with decorative stitches, combi-mode, applique, buttonholes, add some free motion quilting and a zipper! Go home with a zippered tote and confidence! Pre-R.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $25.00 11 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Silhouette Club

  • EVENT DATE: 09/27/2018
  • 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: Melody Hicks Price: FREE 19 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Tufet Retreat

  • EVENT DATE: 09/29/2018
  • 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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Magnolia Bucket Bag

  • EVENT DATE: 09/30/2018
  • TIME: 10-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Let Cheryl walk you step-by-step through this timeless looking bag. Functional features and upscale hardware including: magnetic tab closure, interior zipper pocket, metal grommets and key fob. BSC has a kit with all the matching hardware and many perfect fabrics to complete this bag! CLICK HERE FOR SUPPLY LIST (/supply list 2nd qtr 2018/Magnolia Bucket Bag.pdf) .. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $25.00 6 SEATS AVAILABLE