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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 7 Classes (Click HERE for a Icon Cheat Sheet):

Workbook 1 (Editor Plus Features) - Click HERE for PDF workbook

Workbook 2 (Auto Digitizing Methods) - Click HERE for PDF workbook

Workbook 3 (Designer Plus Features) - Click HERE for PDF workbook

Workbook 4 (Application Programs) - Clic HERE for PDF workbook

 

Classes


Classes

All About ME

All About ME All About ME! is an in-store, virtual education event that includes a 30-45 minute embroidery presentation by a knowledgeable BERNINA educator . $15 per class which includes CD you will take home covering the class information. If you can’t make the class, but want the CD, sign up and let us know you won’t be able to attend and we will burn you a CD. This is for all embroidery machine owners—not just BERNINA brands.

Cost: $ 15.00
Binding with Confidence

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’ve worked so hard on.  There will be several binding techniques discussed for different types of quilts.

Cost: $ 30.00
Flower Power Strip of the Month

Lets use the stitches on your machine to quilt this fun throw. We will be quilting a strip each month, and then putting our strips together during the last class. Learn that there is no such thing as the wrong stitch when it comes to this throw.

Cost: $ 15.00
Friends Night Out

Girls Night Out - We have had many requests to have some time available for Sew Much Fun! customers to get together just to sew, catch up with sewing buddies, and make new friends. Here is your time! To add to the fun (and because we will be meeting during the dinner hour and who skips meals?), please plan on bringing a potluck dish to share (whatever you want - if we all bring desserts, I do not think anyone will complain!). Sew Much Fun! will provide the paper products and beverage. We are having a great time - come join us! 3rd Friday of the month starting on November 21, 2014, 5 to 10. Registration is a must—$5 class fee.

Kids Learn to Sew Advanced

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
Kids Learn to Sew Beginners

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
Machine Applique and Beyond

Do you want perfect applique? Well this is the class for you! Never be afraid of applique again after you learn all the easy ways to make it perfect! Spend some time with Susan & you will be able to applique anything you want. These techniques can be used on clothing, quilts, pillows, purses, curtains, anything that will stay still can be appliqued. We will use may different stitches & fabrics. There will be at least 4 different applique techniques for you to perfect. Beginner - Intermediate skill level

Cost: $ 40.00
Machine Quilting Techniques

Machine Quilting Techniques Take the stress out of machine quilting by learning the tricks to make it easier. You 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 18” x 22” “quilt sandwiches” & come play & draw with your sewing machine!

Cost: $ 35.00
My BERNINA Overlocker Class 1

Overlocker Class 1: Basic Serger Use—All BERNINA overlockers (except 009DCC). Designed to make you comfortable with your new serger, this class covers threading, tension settings, and basic serger applications. Topics covered: 4-thread balanced stitch; adjusting tension settings; micro thread control; stitch length; cutting width; differential feed; securing serged seams; corners: inside and out; 3-thread balanced stitch (wide & narrow); presser foot tape guide; 3-thread rolled hem; 3-thread flatlock stitch; 2-thread balanced stitch; 2-thread rolled hem; 2-thread flatlock.

My BERNINA Sewing Class 1

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

My BERNINA Sewing Class 2

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

My BERNINA Sewing Class 3

My BERNINA Class 3—Creative Options—artista 640, 730, and 8-series machines. This class examines the distinctive features and functions that make these models unique and useful additions to your sewing rooms. Topics covered: setup program; stitch collage; long stitch; tapering stitches; multi-directional stitching; free-form directional stitching; all-over directional stitching; trailing tulip vines; and monograms. 10 to 4

Software Mastery 9

In this class, we will revisit using Software 7 to create applique designs. This session will include a review of the tools for creating applique as well as the thought process uses when approaching applique. There will also be time to share tips about creating applique that you have learned from your experiences with creating applique.

Cost: $ 15.00