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.
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!
CANCELLATION Policy on fee based classes: To receive a refund on a class you have paid for, you must notify us at least 24 hours in advance of the first session. The teacher may decide whether or not to allow a transfer to another class they are teaching. No refunds or transfers if you are a no-show to the class.
If your class is an all day class, please feel free to bring a lunch and store it in our refrigerator. Going out to eat can be fun, but takes away from your class time.
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.
My BERNINA Class 1 and 2 (for 8 series, 7 series including new 790 PRO, Next Gen 5 series, 4 series) Click HERE for PDF Workbook
My BERNINA Class Mastery for 3 series and 215. 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 Overlocker L860 and L890 (Part 1) Click HERE for PDF workbook
My BERNINA Overlocker L8890 Part 2 - Click HERE for PDF workbook
My BERNINA Embroidery Class: All Current BERNINA (880 Plus, NEW 790 PRO, 790 Plus, 770QEE, 700, 590E, 570QEE, Next Gen 535, and 500) Embroidery machines - Click HERE
for PDF workbook
My BERNINA - BERNINA Embroidery Software 9 - Designer Plus Workbook - Click HERE for PDF workbook
My BERNINA - BERNINA v.9 Creator Software - 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
We have lots of cute projects from Smith Street Designs in store for 2023 You will complete these projects during the club! This club is open to all BERNINA embroidery machines.
Cost: $ 30.00
Class is a prerequisite before renting Q24 long arm.
Cost: $ 125.00
Come along and learn to sew! Learn basic sewing skills, how your sewing machine works (You can rent a machine from the store if you need to), and how to make various items, quarter-inch seams, and some different kinds of stitches as well. We will sew a tissue holder in this class.
Cost: $ 35.00
In this class, we will be learning how to make a Burrito-style pillowcase with a French seam. This style of pillowcase is incredibly easy once you know how to do it! Pillowcase kits may be purchased at the store.
Cost: $ 35.00
In this session of the class, we will learn how to make a Tea Towel Apron. The Apron is super easy, and very fun too!
Cost: $ 35.00
In the last session of Learning to Sew, we will learn how to make a Humbug bag! It comes in three awesome sizes! These are cool little gifts for family and friends and are very easy to make! You will also learn to put in a zipper!
Cost: $ 35.00
Learn the ins and outs of your BERNINA embroidery machine (current models 880, 790, 770QEE, 700, 590, Next Gen 570, Next Gen 535, 500) . 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 and 2 - Basic Operation for 880 Plus, 790 Plus, 770QE, 740, 590, 570QE, 535, 480, 475QE, 435 Machine overview, presser feet, tension, needles, thread, care and cleaning of machine and sew much more. In this course you will learn to master your BERNINA Sewing machine. Learn to care for your machine, and how to use specialty functions to customize your machine?s settings to your needs. You?ll learn to use the most important utility stitches on your machine, such as straight stitches, overlock stitches, long stitches, blind hem, and buttonholes. In addition, you?ll learn about the many creative options of your machine, including decorative stitches, combi mode, free-motion stitching and more. We will work step by step through hands-on activities from the My BERNINA Sewing Mastery Workbook.
Cost: $ 2.00
Come learn basic sewing terminology, to use a sewing machine, to sew basic seams & construct simple projects to take home! Projects include a tissue holder, pillowcase, cinch bag, and small zipper bag to name a few. Intended for children 8 years & older. Class is 2 hours Tuesdays 4pm to 6pm and Thursdays 4:30pm-6:30pm.
Cost: $ 35.00
Tucker University is a monthly series of fully designed technique classes for the Studio 180 Design Tools and Techniques by Deb Tucker. You may already own one and don't remember how to use it! This program offers you an exciting opportunity to build your skills and accuracy. In each Tucker University class, a new Studio 180 Design tool is taught each month. We only make 4 units so each month you can combine and create new blocks.
Cost: $ 25.00