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CLASS SCHEDULE OCTOBER, NOVEMBER, DECEMBER 2021

OCTOBER

 Kimberbell Embroidery Projects

Saturday, October 2                                                       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, October 5 & 19                                               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, 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

 

Advanced Software
Tuesday, October 5                                                        Time:  6:00 – 8:00                    

Embroidering a coaster using cork.  Video with Sylvain Bergeron

Instructor:  Maureen Piesik                                             Cost:  $5 plus supplies

 

Basic Software

Wednesdays, October 6, 13, 20 & 27                               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.

October 6& 13 – We will continue to work with Workbook 2 for V8.2 completing the lessons in the book and other useful hints.

October 20 & 27 – We will move on and continue working through Workbook 3.

Instructor:  Maureen Piesik                                             Cost:  $5/session

Fun, Easy Quilting Projects with Myrt

Wednesdays, October 6, 13, 20 & 27                               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

 

Daytripper 2.0 Crossbody Case

Tuesday, October 12                                                      Time:  10:00 – 5:00

This handy padded case is perfect for carrying your tablet or other gear.  There is an easy to install zipper at the top to keep it closed plus a padded zipper pocket on the front to hold accessories.  Finished with an inside slip pocket and adjustable strap to carry over the shoulder or cross-body, this convenient bag will become a favorite.

Instructor:  Terry Kelling                                                Cost:  $15 plus supplies

 

Advanced Software

Tuesday, October 12                                                      Time:  6:00 – 8:00                                
We will be creating a design in Artwork Canvas using the blend tool and creative fills.

Instructor:  Maureen Piesik                                             Cost:  $5                      

 

Open Wide Bag 2.0

Fridays, Oct. 15 – Time 12:00 – 5:00 AND Oct. 22 – Time 10:00 – 5:00 (2 session class)

The Open Wide bag by Annie is a sturdy, zippered bag that “opens wide” for easy access.  It includes three sizes, inner mesh pockets to stay organized. The binding forms a side handle.  Stylish and functional.

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

 

Crafty Cutting Club

Saturday, October 16                                                      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 have fun creating your very own pop-up Halloween card.  Please bring the cardstock that you wish to use in the colors of your choice.

Instructors:  Maureen Piesik

 

Advanced Software

Tuesday, October 19                                                      Time:  6:00 – 8:00

We will continue using our software to create with Artwork Canvas and make an embroidered card.

Instructor:  Maureen Piesik                                             Cost:  $5

 

Sew Together Bag

Saturday, October 23                                                      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

 

Advanced Software

Tuesday, October 26                                                      Time:  6:00 – 8:00

Using Bernina software, we will continue with embroidered cards to use for the holidays.

Instructor:  Maureen Piesik                                             Cost:  $5

 

Monthly Open Machine Embroidery
Saturday, October 30                                                      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

 

NOVEMBER

 

Beginning Quilting (Daytime)
Mondays – Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Dec. 6 & 13                   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, November 2, 16 & 30                                     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, 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

 

Advanced Software

Tuesday, November 2                                                    Time:  6:00 – 8:00

Using Bernina Software, we will be creating quilting patterns

Instructor:  Maureen Piesik                                             Cost:  $5                      

 

Basic Software

Wednesdays, November 3, 10, 17 & 24                           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.

November 3 & 10 – Continue with Workbook 3 or move onto Workbook 4 which is the quilting program.  There is so much you can do with this program.

November 17 & 24 – If we don’t have V9 yet, then we will continue to work on Artwork Canvas lessons.

Instructor:  Maureen Piesik                                             Cost:  $5/session

 

Fun, Easy Quilting Projects with Myrt

Wednesdays, November 3, 10, 17 & 24                           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

 

Room With A View Bins

Fridays, November 5 & 12 (2 session class)                     Time:  12:00 – 5:00

In this class, you will construct a handy bin (choice of three sizes in pattern) that comes with a vinyl window to show your contents inside.  It is cube shaped, handles on top and sides, and a zippered mesh pocket in the lid.  Great for sewing supplies, toys, seasonal décor, or containing clutter.  Pattern by Annie.

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

 

Kimberbell Embroidery Projects

Saturday, November 6                                                    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

 

Advanced Software

Tuesday, November 9                                                    Time:  6:00 – 8:00                                
We will continue using our Bernina Software for creating quilting patterns with different sized and shaped blocks.

Instructor:  Maureen Piesik                                             Cost:  $5

 

Snowman Table Topper

Saturday, November 13                                                  Time:  10:00 – 5:00

This adorable snowman table topper can be used for the entire winter season.  It completes at 25” in diameter.  You will be doing a little background quilting and also a small amount of machine applique – you do not need experience with these techniques.  Come and learn.  It can be made with a variety of fabric types and would be a fun gift (if you are willing to part with it)!

Instructor:  Terry Kelling                                                Cost:  $15 plus supplies

 

Advanced Software

Tuesday, November 16                                      Time:  6:00 – 8:00

Create a placemat using the quilting you have designed with Bernina Software.

Instructor:  Maureen Piesik                                             Cost:  $5

 

Stars From Above Tree Skirt

Friday, November 19                                                      Time:  10:00 – 5:00

Do you need a new tree skirt or a gift for someone else?  This pattern from Creek Side Stitches makes a 51” tree skirt using a Layer Cake and ½ yard binding.  Organized scrappiness for the holidays.

Instructor:  Terry Kelling                                                Cost:  $15 plus supplies

 

Crafty Cutting Club

Saturday, November 20                                                  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 etching on glass plates.  Create your very own Thanksgiving plates using transfer type and etching cream.  Maureen will have the supplies. 

Instructors:  Maureen Piesik

 

Advanced Software

Tuesday, November 23                                                  Time:  6:00 – 8:00

Continuation of sewing the placemat that you created last week with the software.

Instructor:  Maureen Piesik                                             Cost:  $5

 

Catching Up With Terry

Friday, November 26                                                      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 may 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, November 27                                                  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

 

Advanced Software

Tuesday, November 30                                                  Time:  6:00 – 8:00

On to Christmas!  We will be using lettering and designs in our Bernina Software to create cards for the holidays.

Instructor:  Maureen Piesik                                             Cost:  $5

 

DECEMBER

 

Basic Software

Wednesdays, Dec. 1, 8, 15, 22 (no class Dec. 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.

December 1 & 8 – Start learning V9 with the new icons and other mind-boggling things about this version.  Hopefully working in the V9 workbooks and learning the awesome features.

December 15 & 22 – We will continue to learn and explore V9.  I will let you know in class exactly what we will be doing.

Instructor:  Maureen Piesik                                             Cost:  $5/session

 

Fun, Easy Quilting Projects with Myrt

Wednesdays, December 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

 

Tart Tin Pin Cushion

Fridays, December 3                                                      Time:  12:00 – 5:00

These whimsical pin cushions are from the book Handmade Happiness - Trinkets and Treasure for Quilters to Enjoy.  These will be the first of hopefully many projects you will enjoy from this book.  You start out with hexagons (they are fun!), a coordinating pin cushion top, and eventually make the sweetest “tart” pin cushion.  You will make two pin cushions in this class – one for you to keep and one to gift.  Look forward to the Hexagon Zipper Pouch from this book also!

Instructor:  Terry Kelling                                                Cost:  $10 plus supplies

 

Kimberbell Embroidery Projects

Saturday, December 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, December 7 & 14                                           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, 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

 

Advanced Software

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

Embroidering a border on a placemat or table runner using registration marks and pinpoint placement.

Instructor:  Maureen Piesik                                             Cost:  $5

 

Hexagon Zipper Pouch

Friday, December 10                                                      Time:  10:00 – 5:00

Another project from the book Handmade Happiness. This hexagon pouch is great for storing small items and zips shut.  Super cute – approx. 7”x8”.  Also, there will be a sweet, “Terry bonus” project you can make in this class.   

Instructor:  Terry Kelling                                                Cost:  $15 plus supplies 

 

Curve Appeal Table Runner

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

Create this table runner, designed by Tiger Lily Press, with easy construction and no curved seams.  Great place to show off your large prints that you don't want to chop up.  Beautiful for seasonal projects and easy to make for gifts.  Also includes place mat instructions.

Instructor:  Terry Kelling                                                Cost:  $15 plus supplies

 

Advanced Software

Tuesday, December 14                                                   Time:  6:00 – 8:00                                            
We will be embroidering Christmas tree napkins.

Instructor:  Maureen Piesik                                             Cost:  $5

 

Crafty Cutting Club

Saturday, December 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 is print and cut.  Create a unique Christmas card using a print and cut design that you purchase or create.  Maureen will supply the paper. 

Instructors:  Maureen Piesik

 

Advanced Software

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

Finishing up the Christmas tree napkins using a rolled hem or any of the flat felled feet.

Instructor:  Maureen Piesik                                             Cost:  $5

 

 

 

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

November 4

 

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

 

November 11

 

 

           November 18

 

Session 4 – 880 Plus and 790 Plus machines only

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

           December 2

 

 

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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