Creative Classes

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BERNINA Toolbox Lesson

  • EVENT DATE: 01/23/2018
  • TIME: 10-12
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Did you get Toolbox Software for Christmas? Maybe at the Demonstration on January 7? Or just because you deserve it and want to expand your embroidery creativity! Now that you own it, let’s put it to work! Bring your laptop and a mouse (please!) and let us show you how to get started. We will do some hands-on exercises. .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $10.00 9 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Melly Poppins Bag

  • EVENT DATE: 01/24/2018
  • TIME: 10-5
  • 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. .. Read More
Skill Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $25.00 CLASS IS FULL

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Silhouette Club

  • EVENT DATE: 01/25/2018
  • 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! January 14 or 25 February 4 or 22 March 18 or 29 There is no class fee. This is an exclusive Club fo.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: FREE 5 SEATS AVAILABLE

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The Hen House

  • EVENT DATE: 01/26/2018
  • TIME: 10-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Want tips & techniques to perfect your applique? Make whimsical & fun applique blocks to create a lap quilt or wall hanging featuring 4 different hens, a rooster and, of course, a fox! Own a Silhouette? Alice has SVG files available, or she will show you traditional applique techniques. .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Alice Middleton Price: $25.00 5 SEATS AVAILABLE

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It's All About The Applique

  • EVENT DATE: 01/27/2018
  • TIME: 10-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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This year Mel is going to guide you through the techniques of machine embroidered applique! Learn 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. The first six months Mel will work on Spring in Prague by Fabric Confetti. You will complete this whim.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $15.00 CLASS IS FULL

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Here & There Swing Dress

  • EVENT DATE: 01/29/2018
  • TIME: 10-5
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Isn’t it time to make a garment? This easy three piece pattern is a great place to reestablish your garment construction skills. Mel will show you the ease of inserting a gore, hem the curved hemline and finish edges with bias facings. Easy fitting dress and, oh so comfortable to wear. BSC has some amazing new striped fabrics to increase your vertical perspective, perfect for this dr.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $25.00 7 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Stashbusters

  • EVENT DATE: 01/31/2018
  • TIME: 10-5
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Stashbusters 2017 was wonderfully successful. Don’t miss this year’s adventures. 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 to diversify your stash for the Villag.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $120.00 CLASS IS FULL

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BB Bags

  • EVENT DATES: 02/02/2018, 02/23/2018
  • TIME: 10-1
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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These bags are great for girls of all ages. Load up your small machine and join Alice for a lesson in zippers. You will be a pro with her guidance. There are 5 pockets to be stitched inside and out, making this a great little bag for organizing. Leave wanting to make more. .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Alice Middleton Price: $25.00 9 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Wonderful Wool Embroidery

  • EVENT DATES: 02/02/2018, 02/23/2018, 03/09/2018, 04/06/2018
  • TIME: 2-5
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Jane will get you started with some basic hand embroidery stitches. You will be able to add playful designs to your wool projects. She will present a variety of projects as the class progresses with new stitches and techniques introduced at each class. This is 4-part class! Beginners Welcome! Class Fee:$83.00 includes reference book for all four sessions February 2, February.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Jane Allingham Price: $83.00 3 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Fearless Embroidery Project

  • EVENT DATE: 02/03/2018
  • TIME: 12-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Not Just For Fabric Project: Embroider on unusual materials such as paper, cork and craft paper. Lecture/Demo Class Fee Required:$10.00 per month or $75.00 yearly Project Class:Kit fee each month, Cost $15.00 -$30.00 .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Terry Kubik Price: $75.00 2 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Silhouette Club

  • EVENT DATE: 02/04/2018
  • 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! January 14 or 25 February 4 or 22 March 18 or 29 There is no class fee. This is an exclusive Club f.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: FREE 9 SEATS AVAILABLE

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All Buttoned Up Purse

  • EVENT DATE: 02/05/2018
  • TIME: 10-4
  • 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 4 SEATS AVAILABLE

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School of Embroidery

  • EVENT DATE: 02/06/2018
  • 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! You will gain a variety of “in the hoop”experience. Class Fee:$40.00 includes embroidery design! Check supply list.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $40.00 2 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Pi and Shamrocks Table Topper

  • EVENT DATE: 02/09/2018
  • TIME: 1-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Celebrate Pi Day (March 14) and St. Patrick’s Day (March 15) with this reversible round table topper.Two for one! Create the shamrock and pie crust strips using bias and straight strips. Finish with binding to match each side. Use your decorative stitches and combine stitches for fun! .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Jane Allingham Price: $35.00 11 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Bench Pillows

  • EVENT DATE: 02/10/2018
  • 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 5 SEATS AVAILABLE

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It's All About The Applique

  • EVENT DATE: 02/12/2018
  • TIME: 10-5
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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This year Mel is going to guide you through the techniques of machine embroidered applique! Learn 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. The first six months Mel will work on Spring in Prague by Fabric Confetti. You will complete this whim.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $15.00 5 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Long Arm Certification

  • EVENT DATE: 02/12/2018
  • TIME: 10-12
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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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 renting our store machine at your convenience for only $20 per hour! .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Staff Price: $35.00 5 SEATS AVAILABLE

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A Year of Kimberbell

  • EVENT DATE: 02/13/2018
  • TIME: 10-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Everyone needs a monthly Kimberbell fix! Celebrate each month with these mini quilts that embroider completely in your embroidery hoop! Here is a confidence building embroidery project-Beginners are welcome! Come once a newsletter and complete 3 months of your Kimberbell fix.Three embroidery collections and fabrics will be waiting for you... Gotta love that! Let’s stitch March, .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $60.00 4 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Stashbusters

  • EVENT DATE: 02/14/2018
  • TIME: 10-5
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Stashbusters 2017 was wonderfully successful. Don’t miss this year’s adventures. 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 to diversify your stash for the Villag.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $120.00 9 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Project Linus

  • EVENT DATE: 02/21/2018
  • 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 go to.. Read More
Skill Level: Everyone
Instructor: Michelle Mingoia Price: FREE 24 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Silhouette Club

  • EVENT DATE: 02/22/2018
  • 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! January 14 or 25 February 4 or 22 March 18 or 29 There is no class fee. This is an exclusive Club f.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: FREE 11 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Sew-cial

  • EVENT DATE: 02/24/2018
  • 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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Table Runner With Pizzazz!

  • EVENT DATE: 03/05/2018
  • TIME: 10-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Alice is ready to share her secrets for beautiful applique and perfect piecing. Want to learn basic quilting techniques, but on a smaller scale? Join her each quarter and make a seasonal table topper from The Big Book of Table Toppers, each with different piecing techniques. Start with appliqued baskets and flowers, add some rick rack, machine quilt and enjoy! .. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Alice Middleton Price: $25.00 10 SEATS AVAILABLE

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School Of Embroidery

  • EVENT DATE: 03/06/2018
  • TIME: 10-4
  • 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! You will gain a variety of “in the hoop”experience. Class Fee:$40.00 includes embroidery design! Check supply list... Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $40.00 8 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Louisa’s Garden Baby Quilt

  • EVENT DATE: 03/07/2018
  • TIME: 10-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Hexies are so popular right now in quilting. Gretchen will share how to cut and sew together hexagons. Easy 3-D flowers and Yo-Yo’s add exciting texture to this quilt. Don’t miss all of these skills you will learn making this adorable baby quilt! .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Gretchen Krasoski Price: $25.00 11 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Fearless Embroidery Lecture

  • EVENT DATE: 03/10/2018
  • TIME: 10-11
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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In The Right Spot Lecture/Demo: Explore different ways to properly place your embroidery designs. Project: Place and embellish a ready made knit shirt with confidence. Lecture/Demo Class Fee: $10.00 per month or $75.00 yearly Project Class: Kit fee each month, Cost $15.00 -$30.00 .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Terry Kubik Price: $75.00 14 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Fearless Embroidery Project

  • EVENT DATE: 03/10/2018
  • TIME: 12-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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In The Right Spot Lecture/Demo: Explore different ways to properly place your embroidery designs. Project: Place and embellish a ready made knit shirt with confidence. Lecture/Demo Class Fee Required: $10.00 per month or $75.00 yearly Project Class: Kit fee each month, Cost $15.00 -$30.00.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Terry Kubik Price: $75.00 4 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Love Your Serger Workshop

  • EVENT DATE: 03/11/2018
  • TIME: 12-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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Want to try out a serger or brush up on your skills? This is the class for you. Leave with a project bag filled with several samples that you create during class. Stitch samples on a variety of fabric and thread types featuring 4-thread, 3-thread and 2-thread techniques. You'll gain hands on experience in Overlocker features, Seaming techniques, Rolled Hem techniques, and Decorative .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $30.00 6 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Hello Sunshine Kimberbell Quilt

  • EVENT DATES: 03/12/2018, 03/13/2018
  • TIME: 10-4
  • 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, ruching .. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $225.00 CLASS IS FULL

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Tuffet Retreat

  • EVENT DATE: 03/14/2018
  • TIME: 10-5
  • 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 CLASS IS FULL

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Screen Tote

  • EVENT DATE: 03/15/2018
  • TIME: 3-6
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
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What an amusing small tote that utilizes screen fabric. Prairie points decorate this quick and easy tote. Find out how easy it is to stitch on vinyl screen. BSC has several colors to select from. Beginners Welcome! .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Cheryl Walker Price: $15.00 10 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Silhouette Club

  • EVENT DATE: 03/18/2018
  • 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! January 14 or 25 February 4 or 22 March 18 or 29 There is no class fee. This is an exclusive Club f.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: FREE 13 SEATS AVAILABLE

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It's All About The Applique

  • EVENT DATE: 03/19/2018
  • TIME: 10-5
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
  • Get Directions
This year Mel is going to guide you through the techniques of machine embroidered applique! Learn 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. The first six months Mel will work on Spring in Prague by Fabric Confetti. You will complete this.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $15.00 12 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Long Arm Certification

  • EVENT DATE: 03/19/2018
  • TIME: 10-12
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
  • Get Directions
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 renting our store machine at your convenience for only $20 per hour! .. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Staff Price: $35.00 5 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Project Linus

  • EVENT DATE: 03/21/2018
  • 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 go to.. Read More
Skill Level: Everyone
Instructor: Michelle Mingoia Price: FREE 24 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Stashbusters

  • EVENT DATE: 03/28/2018
  • TIME: 10-5
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
  • Get Directions
Stashbusters 2017 was wonderfully successful. Don’t miss this year’s adventures. 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 to diversify your stash for the Villag.. Read More
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $120.00 10 SEATS AVAILABLE

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Silhouette Club

  • EVENT DATE: 03/29/2018
  • 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! January 14 or 25 February 4 or 22 March 18 or 29 There is no class fee. This is an exclusive C.. 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: 03/31/2018
  • TIME: 10-4
  • LOCATION: bernina sewing centre
  • Get Directions
This year Mel is going to guide you through the techniques of machine embroidered applique! Learn 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. The first six months Mel will work on Spring in Prague by Fabric Confetti. You will complete this whims.. Read More
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Melody Hicks Price: $15.00 2 SEATS AVAILABLE