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With every machine purchase at classes are offered so that you can “master” all that your machine can do for you. We feel that the more you know about your machine, the more you will enjoy your sewing experience. Our students are invited to attend My BERNINA Classes as often as they like. We understand that “reinforcement” leads to true mastery.

publishes a newsletter. Our team includes talented teachers who offer classes such as beginning sewing, quilting, home decoration, crafting, garment construction, and heirloom sewing. Many of our customers have discovered that classes provide the opportunity to learn new techniques, sew without interruption, and build friendships with a diverse group of people bound together by their love of sewing. We hope you will join in on the fun!

Please print the Mastery/My BERNINA Pages to bring to your class - click on the following links:

My BERNINA Class Workbooks are what we use in class. Feel free to download your copy or purchase a copy in class.

My BERNINA Sewing Machine Class 1: Basic Operation - Click HERE for PDF workbook

My BERNINA Sewing Machine Class 2: Stitch Fun - New - All machines Click HERE for PDF workbook

My BERNINA Sewing Machine Class 3: Creative Options -Click HERE for PDF workbook

My BERNINA Serger Class 1: Basic Serger Use - Click HERE for PDF workbook

My BERINA Serger Class 2: Serging Ahead - Click HERE for PDF workbook

My BERNINA Embroidery Class: NEW - All machines including Chicago 7 - Click HERE for PDF workbook

My BERNINA Software 8 Getting Started Videos - Click HERE for PDF Sheet with Links

Master BERNINA Embroidery Software 8 Video Lessons - Basics of Editing - Click HERE for PDF Sheet with Links

All About Embroidery New for 2016 - Saturday sit and sew classes! Come to this education event that includes a 30-45 minute embroidery presentation by a knowledgeable BERNINA educator . After the presentation, you are invited to bring your machine so you can get started on the project (maybe finish?) and spend the day sewing with your fellow embroiders. Bring a USB stick to class to have ALL the class information (video presentation, power point lesson, free designs) put on for you. Still only $15 per class.

Cost: $ 15.00
New for 2016 - Thursday evening Bernina Club with Joanne giving you all her tips and tricks! - Sew Much Fun! is excited to offer this class where you will have fun exploring new patterns and techniques. Each class will include a Power Point presentation and each student will bring a USB stick to have all instructional material and video presentation downloaded to it.. Susan Fears, BERNINA educator will present in a recorded webinar. Class Fee is still only $15. Beginning in May, Bernina Club will have a sit and sew option. Bring your sewing machine if you would like to start on your project. You still have the option to come and view the webinar only.

Cost: $ 15.00
Class is a prerequisite before renting Q24 long arm.

Cost: $ 80.00
This class is designed to take all the fear out of binding your quilts!  No longer will you be struggling with the mitered corners on those quilts you have worked so hard on.  There will be several binding techniques discussed for different types of quilts.

Cost: $ 35.00
We love to sew for our young daughters & granddaughters. Let’s make some clothes for her dolls. You can sew a wardrobe for baby dolls or those wonderful 18 inch tall dolls (American Girl style). It’s a fun and easy day project that makes great gifts at half the price of purchased doll clothes.

Cost: $ 30.00
Your table will be dressed for Christmas. Easy to make and quilt.

Cost: $ 25.00
Claudia’s newest pattern, Made in AMERICA, is as inspiring as it is patriotic! The 60” x 60” quilt is made up of American iconic scenes like the majestic bald eagle, Mount Rushmore and Lady Liberty. It makes you proud to be an American! In addition, each block can stand alone as a wall hanging, pillow, or table topper. Students will master Claudia’s multi-hooping technique for perfect placement and alignment. Improve hooping skills; better understand the features on your machine that allow you to tweak the position of a design within the hoop. Get tips and techniques that make your embroidery flat, fun, and flawless! This pattern is only available with a workshop.

Cost: $ 310.00
Come build your blocks in our house and meet more of our sewing community. This is an open sew day.

Cost: $ FREE
New for 2016 - A Saturday meeting EVERY month! Come watch the BERNINA presentation and learn all the tips and tricks from Traci. Bring your computer for a hands on class after the webinar. Only $15 for this 3 hours of education!

Cost: $ 15.00
A full description of the class will be available at a later date due to the change from V7 to V8. Guaranteed to be the best computer class you have every taken! Lock in your spot and stay tuned for detailed information later in the year.

Cost: $ 125.00
Flower Doodles Let's play with Wax Pastels & create a water color painting on fabric to brighten those cold winter days. This is a very easy, fun way to paint on fabric. As a bonus you will perfect your machine quilting skills & create a beautiful little quilted wall hanging. Don't worry about having to know how to draw, Susan will have a pattern you can trace to make this a really easy process, and yes you can be an artist! Along with drawing & simple painting there will be lots of focus on color. The finish will be done with the wacky log cabin piecing for a fun border. You can't make just one!!! Questions: Susan Edmonson (704) 795-3047 or email:

Cost: $ 55.00
Bring your project and a dish to share. We always have sew much fun in this class! There is no fee, but we need for you to let us know you will be here so we can be prepared. This event is for adults 18 years old or older.

Cost: $ FREE
Have you always wanted to sew? Our Intro to Sewing class will help you get to know your machine, as well as the basics of pinning, cutting, pressing, and stitching. During this class, you’ll also learn the basics of hemming, adjusting stitches for certain projects, and finishing edges. Bring your machine from home, or test drive one of our Bernina classroom machines. At the end of the class, you will have made a tissue holder to take home! Adults and teens welcome. 6 to 8:30 $25

Cost: $ 25.00
We will introduce sewing basics and learn how to read patterns while making different sewing projects and gifts. We will be using Kwik Start & Kwik Sew Learning to Sew Patterns. Patterns and supplies are not included in the cost of class & will vary according to each project. Each student will work at their own pace.

Cost: $ 20.00
After learning the basics in the INTRO TO SEWING class, the LEARNING TO SEW classes allow you to do a project of your own choosing or one of the class samples. Each week of the month we will have instructions a different sewing technique. Supplies are not included in the cost of the class and will vary according to each project. Each student will work at their own pace. Class 1 (second week of month) Zippers Class 2 (third week of month) Buttons & Buttonholes Class 3 (fourth week of month) Darts and markings

Cost: $ 25.00
The 3 hr. machine quilting class just grew into 5 hrs. of quilting play!  We will learn lots of techniques for free-motion quilting, from stippling to flowers & feathers.  There will also be instructions for using the walking foot, so bring your “quilt sandwiches” & come play & draw with your sewing machine

Cost: $ 55.00
Learn the ins and outs of your BERNINA or Deco embroidery machine. From the basics of hooping to customizing designs and Endless Embroidery, you'll discover all you need to get the most from your embroidery system. Topics covered: stabilizers, needle and thread; hooping; templates/placement; file formats; tension; accessing designs; stitching a design; customizing designs; combining designs; lettering; stitch density; saving & deleting designs; free arm embroidery; multi-hooping; mega hoop; jumbo hoop; endless embroidery. $10 Supply Fee - Print and bring class workbook found on this website under the classes tab. Please bring your manual to all classes. Bernina software owners are welcome to bring their laptops to use in class (software must be installed prior to class). Saturday 10 to 4

Cost: $ 10.00
My BERNINA Class 1- Basic Operation—All BERNINA & Bernette models. Designed for all BERNINA sewing machines including Bernette models, this class is a must for new owners. Learn what you need to know about the basic operation of your new machine in this informative, fun class. Topics covered: sewing machine needles; thread; presser feet; securing stitches; turning corners; zigzag stitch; blind hem; triple straight stitch; vari-overlock stitch; stretch stitch; gathering over cord; manual buttonholes automatic buttonholes; and attaching buttons. 10 to 4

Cost: $ 2.00
My BERNINA Class 2 - Stitch Fun—all BERNINA models except 1008. Explore the decorative stitches and creative functions of your BERNINA sewing machine while learning embellishments for almost any type of project; this class is designed for all computerized BERNINA sewing machines. Topics covered: decorative stitching; securing function; temporary altered memory; satin stitching; altering stitches; pattern functions; mirror image; balance; balance bonus; memory/combi mode; alphabets; memory buttonhole; continuous reverse/backstepping; free-motion stitch; BERNINA stitch regulator; double needle stitching; wing needle stitching; and bobbinplay. 10 to 4

Cost: $ 2.00
This beginning quilting class will explore many piecing techniques. You will learn from ground zero how to cut, sew & press each block. We will also talk about products & how they affect the finished quilt. So use the good stuff! Good thread, good fabric, good tools, good skills make for a beautiful finish! Each block will build to create a wall hanging or baby quilt or small lap quilt when finished. You will have a quilt top at the end of class using 3 different piecing techniques and machine applique techniques. Most of all we are going to have fun quilting and making new friends! 2 classes (divided into 4 parts) Day 1: Morning Session-4 Patch and 9 Patch, Afternoon Session-Log Cabin; Day 2: Morning Session-Triangles, Afternoon Session-Machine Applique Susan Edmonson Instructor 704 795-3047 home 704 305-1984 cell (blog)

Cost: $ 115.00
Software Inspirations New for 2016 - Saturday classes! Sew Much Fun! is hosting a virtual software presentation by a BERNINA Educator. Each month will include a software lesson with instructions for the various levels of BERNINA Embroidery Software. You will also receive instructions for using your new software knowledge to create a project and have an opportunity to try your hand at a number of embroidery and embellishment techniques. Each session is $15. Reinforce your knowledge and bring your computer to class and have a hands on class on the lesson presented in the webinar. If you have been wondering about the software and want to come sit in on the demonstration, please come as our guest! We do ask you to sign up so we can arrange the classroom appropriately.

Cost: $ 15.00
Come dive into the new and enhanced features of Designer Plus V8.

Cost: $ 15.00