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CLASS SCHEDULE JULY, AUGUST, SEPTEMBER 2021

 

JULY

 Kimberbell Embroidery Projects

Saturday, July 3                                                            Time:  10:00 – 4:00

This class is for anyone working on Kimberbell Embroidery projects.  You can work on ANY Kimberbell project you want and get assistance from Myrt with any questions.  It might be a quilt, bench pillow, mug rugs, wallhangings or ask for suggestions.  Kimberbell has a wide range of levels for machine embroidery each with a variety of techniques.  They are always coming out with new projects.  And they are SO fun to do!

Instructor:  Myrt Wittenberg                                           Cost:  $20 or Free with $50 purchase

 
Quilt As-You-Go

Tuesdays, July 6 & 20                                                    Time:  12:00 – 4:00

In this class, you will learn to make projects without putting the entire thing through your sewing machine to quilt it.  This class meets every other Tuesday afternoon; you will make a project of your selection (or Terry will make suggestions for projects if wanted).  Each block will be pieced, then sandwiched with batting and quilted. It is fun to quilt and practice when it is only on a single block! Then you will use a sashing technique to join the blocks.  You can use this technique with any quilt block, traditional to modern. This class is beginner friendly. Come join the fun!

Instructor:  Terry Kelling                                                Cost: $10/afternoon plus supplies

 

Bernina Embroidery
Tuesday, July 6                                                             Time:  6:00 – 8:00                    

Pillow Panels for Every Season

Be ready for the changing seasons and make four embroidered pillow panels. 

Instructor:  Maureen Piesik                                            Cost:  $5 plus supplies

 

Basic Software

Wednesdays, July 7, 14, 21 & 28                                    Time:  10:00 – 12:30

This class is for those who own BERNINA Version 8 software or are interested in what software can do for you.  Maybe you are a beginner to this version of software and feel somewhat intimidated by the program.  Or maybe you need a refresher class to get you back in to using software to customize your projects. Continuing to work through workbooks.

Instructor:  Maureen Piesik                                            Cost:  $5/session

 

Fun, Easy Quilting Projects with Myrt

Wednesdays, July 7, 14, 21 & 28                                    Time:  1:00 – 4:00

Let’s do some EASY quilting projects just for the fun of getting together and sewing!  This class is open to ALL adult levels.  We will select the projects from quick, easy patterns – nothing overwhelming!  Fabrics are each individual’s choice. 

Instructor:  Myrt Wittenberg                                           Cost:  $10/afternoon

 

Software Inspirations

Tuesday, July 13                                                           Time:  6:00 – 8:00                                
This month we will be using our Bernina Software to create and resize seasonal attachments to make them your own.

Instructor:  Maureen Piesik                                            Cost:  $5                      

 

Pocket Packers (2 session class)

Fridays, July 16 & 23                                                     Time:  12:00 – 5:00

These easy-to-make bags by Annie come in four styles.  They have zippered vinyl pockets on the front and one full size mesh pocket on back.  Great for personal items and clothing and just lay in the top of your suitcase or you can carry supplies to class in one.  It will become your favorite “handy” bag.

Instructor:  Terry Kelling                                                Cost:  $10/session plus supplies

 

Crafty Cutting Club

Saturday, July 17                                                           Time:  1:00

Come learn the basics of using your new Silhouette Cameo machine.  Or maybe you want to see exactly what a Silhouette Cameo can do!  This class is free to you if you bought your Cameo at Bernina.  You will need to bring your Cameo, computer, mats, blades and usb cable.  Some months will have a small kit fee.  All brands of cutting machines are welcome.  This month we will be using Print & Cut for labels.

Instructors:  Maureen Piesik

 

July Software

Tuesday, July 20                                                           Time:  6:00 – 8:00

Using software techniques taught in July.

Instructor:  Maureen Piesik                                            Cost:  $5

 

Sew Together Bag

Saturday, July 24                                                           Time:  10:00 – 5:00

This little bag, designed by Sew Demented, will hold so many things for you, keeping them organized!  It has three zippered pockets and four open pockets.  Finished size will be 10” wide x 5” high x 5” deep.  Keep sewing supplies, office supplies, even use as a wallet.

Instructor:  Terry Kelling                                                Cost:  $15 plus supplies

 

DesignWorks

Tuesday, July 27                                                           Time:  6:00 – 8:00

We will be working through the DesignWorks workbook. Learn about PaintWork, CrystalWork and CutWork.

Instructor:  Maureen Piesik                                            Cost:  $5

 

Catching Up With Terry

Friday, July 30                                                               Time:  12:00 – 4:00

This is for students in Terry Kelling’s classes who may need a little extra help on her projects or maybe be making up a missed class.  She will be available to assist you on anything she has taught (bags, patterns by Annie, etc).

Instructor:  Terry Kelling                                                Cost:  $10

 

Kimberbell Christmas Fun

Saturday, July 31                                                           Time:  9:30 – 5:30

Come have fun playing with Kimberbell embroidery.  Select up to 3 projects (9 to choose from) to complete that day with Maureen’s guidance.  All level of machine embroiders are most welcome (including beginners or just the curious).  Your project kits will include the fabrics, embellishments and designs.  Just come, have fun embroidering and eat Christmas cookies!!  Machines provided if needed.

Instructor:  Maureen Piesik                                            Cost:  $20 for the day plus kit prices

 

AUGUST

 

Beginning Quilting (Daytime)
Mondays – Aug. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Sept. 13 & 20              Time:  1:00 – 4:00
This class is for beginners in the truest sense of the word.  Everything will be included from fabric selection, rotary cutting, piecing, quilting and binding!  When you finish you will have a nice wall hanging or table top size quilt.  And you will be ready to make a quilt on your own!
Instructor:  Myrt Wittenberg
Cost:  7 classes for only $80 plus supplies (10% discount on class supplies)

Quilt As-You-Go

Tuesdays, August 3, 17 & 31                                          Time:  12:00 – 4:00

In this class, you will learn to make projects without putting the entire thing through your sewing machine to quilt it.  This class meets every other Tuesday afternoon; you will make a project of your selection (or Terry will make suggestions for projects if wanted).  Each block will be pieced, then sandwiched with batting and quilted. It is fun to quilt and practice when it is only on a single block! Then you will use a sashing technique to join the blocks.  You can use this technique with any quilt block, traditional to modern. This class is beginner friendly. Come join the fun!

Instructor:  Terry Kelling                                                Cost: $10/afternoon plus supplies

 

Bernina Embroidery

Tuesday, August 3                                                         Time:  6:00 – 8:00

Get ready for autumn by creating and embroidering fall placemats.

Instructor:  Maureen Piesik                                            Cost:  $5                      

 

Basic Software

Wednesdays, August 4, 11, 18 & 25                               Time:  10:00 – 12:30

This class is for those who own BERNINA Version 8 software or are interested in what software can do for you.  Maybe you are a beginner to this version of software and feel somewhat intimidated by the program.  Or maybe you need a refresher class to get you back in to using software to customize your projects. Continuing to work through workbooks.

Instructor:  Maureen Piesik                                            Cost:  $5/session

 

Fun, Easy Quilting Projects with Myrt

Wednesdays, August 4, 11, 18 & 25                               Time:  1:00 – 4:00

Let’s do some EASY quilting projects just for the fun of getting together and sewing!  This class is open to ALL adult levels.  We will select the projects from quick, easy patterns – nothing overwhelming!  Fabrics are each individual’s choice. 

Instructor:  Myrt Wittenberg                                           Cost:  $10/afternoon

 

Bowl Me Over (3 session class)

Fridays, August 6, 13 & 20                                             Time:  12:00 – 5:00

This fun-to-make bag, by Annie, has the looks of a classic bowling bag.  The main compartment opens wide so is convenient to find things.  It has numerous types of pockets and easy-to-grab handles.

Instructor:  Terry Kelling                                                Cost:  $10/session plus supplies

 

Kimberbell Embroidery Projects

Saturday, August 7                                                        Time:  10:00 – 4:00

This class is for anyone working on Kimberbell Embroidery projects.  You can work on ANY Kimberbell project you want and get assistance from Myrt with any questions.  It might be a quilt, bench pillow, mug rugs, wallhangings or ask for suggestions.  Kimberbell has a wide range of levels for machine embroidery each with a variety of techniques.  They are always coming out with new projects.  And they are SO fun to do!

Instructor:  Myrt Wittenberg                                           Cost:  $20 or Free with $50 purchase

 

Software Inspirations

Tuesday, August 10                                                       Time:  6:00 – 8:00                                
Digitizing for Trims with Debbi Lashbrook

Learn how to create your own pattern runs in the Bernina Software

Instructor:  Maureen Piesik                                            Cost:  $5

 

Grab N’ Go Tote

Saturday, August 14                                                      Time:  10:00 – 5:00

This “quilt as you go” bag is made using charms squares.  It finishes at 12½” x 21” x 13½” and is great for hauling anything around for a picnic, sewing or in the car.

Instructor:  Terry Kelling                                                Cost:  $15 plus supplies

 

August Software

Tuesdays, August 17 & 31                                              Time:  6:00 – 8:00

Using software techniques taught in August.

Instructor:  Maureen Piesik                                            Cost:  $5

 

Crafty Cutting Club

Saturday, August 21                                                      Time:  1:00

Come learn the basics of using your new Silhouette Cameo machine.  Or maybe you want to see exactly what a Silhouette Cameo can do!  This class is free to you if you bought your Cameo at Bernina.  You will need to bring your Cameo, computer, mats, blades and usb cable.  Some months will have a small kit fee.  All brands of cutting machines are welcome.  This month we will be doing infusible ink on T-shirts. 

Instructors:  Maureen Piesik

 

DesignWorks

Tuesday, August 24                                                       Time:  6:00 – 8:00

We will be working through the DesignWorks workbook. Learn about PaintWork, CrystalWork and CutWork.

Instructor:  Maureen Piesik                                            Cost:  $5

 

Catching Up With Terry

Friday, August 27                                                          Time:  12:00 – 4:00

This is for students in Terry Kelling’s classes who may need a little extra help on her projects or maybe be making up a missed class.  She will be available to assist you on anything she has taught (bags, patterns by Annie, etc).

Instructor:  Terry Kelling                                                Cost:  $10

 

Monthly Open Machine Embroidery
Saturday, August 28                                                      Time:  10:00 – 4:00
Come join others who also enjoy machine embroidery.  This is for ALL levels of machine embroiderists! Bring your own embroidery project and work on it at your own pace – with some staff help available if needed. Finish up previous projects or start something new.  Maybe you are new to machine embroidery and just need a little encouragement.  Machines are available. 

Classroom Attendant:  Myrt Wittenberg                           Cost:  $20 or FREE with $50 purchase

 

SEPTEMBER

 

Basic Software

Wednesdays, Sept. 1, 8, 15 & 22 (not Sept. 29)           Time:  10:00 – 12:30

This class is for those who own BERNINA Version 8 software or are interested in what software can do for you.  Maybe you are a beginner to this version of software and feel somewhat intimidated by the program.  Or maybe you need a refresher class to get you back in to using software to customize your projects. Continuing to work through workbooks.

Instructor:  Maureen Piesik                                            Cost:  $5/session

 

Fun, Easy Quilting Projects with Myrt

Wednesdays, September 1, 8, 15 & 22                           Time:  1:00 – 4:00

Let’s do some EASY quilting projects just for the fun of getting together and sewing!  This class is open to ALL adult levels.  We will select the projects from quick, easy patterns – nothing overwhelming!  Fabrics are each individual’s choice. 

Instructor:  Myrt Wittenberg                                           Cost:  $10/afternoon

 

Bondi Top by Sew To Grow (simple garment class)

Wednesdays, Sept. 1, 8, 15 & 22                                                Time:  6:00 – 9:00

Have you ever wanted to make a simple top that you could wear in so many ways? Could be worn with jeans, pants or tucked in a skirt.  Also, the Bondi Top could be made longer and it becomes a comfortable dress.  Darla will help you to be successful at this!  Come Wednesday nights in June and be creative!  Patterns available at our store.

Instructor:  Darla Arthur                                                 Cost:  $20 (includes all 4 evenings!) plus supplies

 

Katahdin Tote

Fridays, September 3, 10 & 17 (3 session class)              Time:  12:00 – 5:00

This medium sized zipper bag can be made with jelly roll strips.  It includes two metal stays to keep its shape and has four inside pockets.  Approximate size is 11” x 12” x 6” deep.

Instructor:  Terry Kelling                                                Cost: $10/afternoon plus supplies

 

Kimberbell Embroidery Projects

Saturday, September 4                                                  Time:  10:00 – 4:00

This class is for anyone working on Kimberbell Embroidery projects.  You can work on ANY Kimberbell project you want and get assistance from Myrt with any questions.  It might be a quilt, bench pillow, mug rugs, wallhangings or ask for suggestions.  Kimberbell has a wide range of levels for machine embroidery each with a variety of techniques.  They are always coming out with new projects.  And they are SO fun to do!

Instructor:  Myrt Wittenberg                                           Cost:  $20 or Free with $50 purchase

 

Quilt As-You-Go

Tuesdays, September 7 & 21                                          Time:  12:00 – 4:00

In this class, you will learn to make projects without putting the entire thing through your sewing machine to quilt it.  This class meets every other Tuesday afternoon; you will make a project of your selection (or Terry will make suggestions for projects if wanted).  Each block will be pieced, then sandwiched with batting and quilted. It is fun to quilt and practice when it is only on a single block! Then you will use a sashing technique to join the blocks.  You can use this technique with any quilt block, traditional to modern. This class is beginner friendly. Come join the fun!

Instructor:  Terry Kelling                                                Cost: $10/afternoon plus supplies

 

Bernina Embroidery

Tuesday, September 7                                                   Time:  6:00 – 8:00

Won’t be long until the holidays.  Create and embroidery Christmas coasters.

Instructor:  Maureen Piesik                                            Cost:  $5

 

3 Set Pumpkins

Saturday, September 11                                                 Time:  10:00 – 5:00

We are thinking of fall by this time.  Make a set of 3 pumpkins for warm and cozy decorating.  Will be easy enough to make some as gifts for friends also!  Pick up your supply list at the store.

Instructor:  Terry Kelling                                                Cost:  $15 plus supplies

 

Software Inspirations

Tuesday, September 14                                                             Time:  6:00 – 8:00                                            
What’s New With Software with Debbi Lashbrook

Learn how software can elevate your creativity in new and exciting ways.

Instructor:  Maureen Piesik                                            Cost:  $5

 

Crafty Cutting Club

Saturday, September 18                                                 Time:  1:00

Come learn the basics of using your new Silhouette Cameo machine.  Or maybe you want to see exactly what a Silhouette Cameo can do!  This class is free to you if you bought your Cameo at Bernina.  You will need to bring your Cameo, computer, mats, blades and usb cable.  Some months will have a small kit fee.  All brands of cutting machines are welcome.  On the menu for this month will be cutting removable vinyl for window decals or wall decorations. 

Instructors:  Maureen Piesik

 

September Software

Tuesday, September 21                                                Time:  6:00 – 8:00

Using software techniques taught in September.

Instructor:  Maureen Piesik                                            Cost:  $5

 

Catching Up With Terry

Friday, September 24                                                                 Time:  12:00 – 4:00

This is for students in Terry Kelling’s classes who may need a little extra help on her projects or maybe be making up a missed class.  She will be available to assist you on anything she has taught (bags, patterns by Annie, etc).

Instructor:  Terry Kelling                                                Cost:  $10

 

Monthly Open Machine Embroidery
Saturday, September 25                                                 Time:  10:00 – 4:00
Come join others who also enjoy machine embroidery.  This is for ALL levels of machine embroiderists! Bring your own embroidery project and work on it at your own pace – with some staff help available if needed. Finish up previous projects or start something new.  Maybe you are new to machine embroidery and just need a little encouragement.  Machines are available. 

Classroom Attendant:  Myrt Wittenberg                           Cost:  $20 or FREE with $50 purchase

 

DesignWorks

Tuesday, September 28                                                 Time:  6:00 – 8:00

We will be working through the DesignWorks workbook.  Learn about PaintWork, CrystalWork and CutWork.

Instructor:  Maureen Piesik                                            Cost:  $5

 

Strippy Tree Skirt

Wednesdays, Sept. 29, Oct. 6, 13, 20 & 27                     Time:  6:00 – 9:00

Looking ahead?  Do you need a new tree skirt for the upcoming season? Come make this circular tree skirt, designed by Julie Q Quilts, out of a festive jelly roll. Should be done in plenty of time for Christmas and you will have a head start!

Instructor:  Phyllis Hansen                                             Cost:  $25 total plus supplies

 

MASTERY SCHEDULES

Machine Mastery is for BERNINA 880 Plus, 790 Plus, 770QE, 740

BERNINA 590, 570QE, 535, 480, 475QE, 435

 

Mastering Your Bernina Sewing Machine

                Class times

Thursdays

10:00 – 1:00

 

 

Session 1 – Machine Overview and menus. Needles, Thread, Feet, Securing stitches, Backstepping, Pattern Repeat, Pattern Functions, Elongation, Altered Memory

August 26

 

Session 2 – Permanently Altered Stitch, Saving Stitch, Triple & Edgestitching, Vari-Overlock, Long Stitch, Blind Hem, Stretch Stitch, Dual Feed, Balance

 

Session 3 – Button Holes, Attaching Buttons, Creative Consultant, Combi Mode with Stitch Patterns & Lettering, Free-Motion, Stitch Regulator

 

September 2

 

 

          September 9

 

Session 4 – 880 Plus and 790 Plus machines only

Sideways Motion Stitches, Multi-Directional, All-Over Directional, Connecting Stitches, Stitch Designer, Distortion

          September 16

 

 

Mastery classes are FREE to our customers who have recently purchased a Bernina Sewing Machine. Please call and register so we know how many to plan materials.  Thank you!

 

Class Cancellation and Refund Policy:  Please sign up early to reserve your place in class.  Classes must be paid for before our cancellation deadline (three days before class starts). You may cancel and receive a full refund up to three days before class.  After the three day limit you will receive store credit.  If a class is cancelled by us you may have your class fee refunded or receive store credit.  If class enrollment does not meet the minimum requirement, it may be cancelled. 

 

 

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