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Classes


ACCUQUILT

Do you own one of the three GO! Machines? Want to use it more often? Would you like to try out a die before you purchase it? Come to CLUB GO! and join the fun. At each meeting, Rita will have a demonstration of helpful tips, featured die each month, and a handout. There will be a show and tell to encourage everyone to try new patterns and utilize the dies you already have. You must own one of the GO! Cutters to join the group. However, if you’re thinking about purchasing a GO!, a visit with one of our Club sessions would be perfect just to see what people are doing!

Cost: $ FREE

BAGS/TOTES/WALLETS

This is another REALLY big bag! It will hold your 18” x 24” rotary cutting mat AND it is big enough to hold your Sew Steady Table! It is a great opportunity to showcase a large print. In the first class, we will discuss different options for quilting: free-motion quilting is only one of several options. You may bring your machine and quilt with us, or work at home. In our second class will be constructing the bag.

Cost: $ 40.00
The Diva Frame Wallet is the perfect accessory for every lady no matter her age or style. Keep cash, change and cards neatly organized in this easy to make, beautiful frame wallet. Wallet includes 6 card pockets, 1 zipper pocket and 2 open pockets. Frame screws on, no glue required. Believe me when I say that each of your friends will be begging you to make them one after they see how lovely the one you're carrying is! ABSOLUTELY PERFECT FOR MOTHER'S DAY!

Cost: $ 20.00
Amazing bags for all kinds of treasures, unzip and store flat. A fat quarter friendly pattern. Think of the gifts you could make at a reasonable price!

Cost: $ 15.00
Have you tried the circular tool attachment? Did you buy this tool when it was on special and haven’t taken the time to make something with it? Then join us and explore how to use it. We will make a sewing/make-up case. We will even put a zipper in using the circular tool!! Interested in the class? We will have circular tools for you to try.

Cost: $ 25.00
This roomy 15" x 15" bag has eight pockets inside. The bag is simple and fast to sew because it is quilted as-you-go. Get creative with placing 2.5" strips in the order of your own choosing.

Cost: $ 25.00
The "O" Bag pattern is a stylish bag with a unique O handle - just slip your arm through and you are ready to go!  You can also fold this bag in half for a cute clutch - you choose.  Inside has 2 pockets and there is a large outside pocket.  Finished size is 13 1/2" x 20". This picture is using the faux leather.

Cost: $ 25.00

ELECTRIC QUILT 7

Spend the day with Marty exploring the fundamentals of Electric Quilt 7, the powerful computer design program for serious quilters. This class will provide a foundation for all of the basics of EQ7, including: quilt block and fabric libraries, the sketchbook, quilt layout, how to find blocks, using the many tools of EQ7, how to color with EQ7, printing instructions, basic pieced and applique drawings, photo tools, scanning and adding your own fabrics to the libraries.

Cost: $ 50.00

LECTURE/DEMO

Pat will review the various ways you can create labels.

Cost: $ FREE
Pat will review the various ways of creating quilt labels.

Cost: $ FREE

MACHINE APPLIQUE

Learn the successful techniques of machine appliqué. Who knew there was such a variety of ways to apply appliqué? This class introduces you to lots of the different options such as fusing vs. not fusing, variable stitching techniques, machine vs. hand appliqué, and yes, even using your appliqué stitch for quilting or trapunto. *** Machines with lots of decorative stitches can be lots of fun! ***

Cost: $ 25.00
Love the look of hand appliqué, but just don’t have the time for handwork? Try this technique that will make your machine appliqué look as if it was done by hand and only take a fraction of the time too! Learn all about the tricks and tools you need for success. Your quilt will look like you sat for hours and needle-turned by hand each piece!

Cost: $ 25.00

NEW 8 SERIES MACHINE

MORE INFORMATION IS COMING..... Combi-Mode, Stitch Designer, Distortion/Balance, Embroidery and More Project involved.

Cost: $ 75.00
Extended stitches, bobbin play, embellishment, stacked stitches, buttonholes, review feet that came with the machine and other feet to consider, gears of death, bird’s nest, other troubleshooting.

Cost: $ FREE
This session is all about playing. You will experience bobbinplay, buttonholes, BERNINA Dual Feed, and playing with thread from Spanky's secret stash. You will find out why quilter's need buttonholes.

Cost: $ FREE

NEW MACHINE CLASSES #1 - THE BASICS

We will go over all the basic functions of your new machine. If you had a one on one session with us prior to this class, you are welcomed to take this class as a review. Our classes are FREE to those who purchased from Bear's Paw, but we sincerely open our classes to anyone who has purchased their machine from another dealer. Please call the Store for pricing information. 410-321-6730. This class is open for all CURENT LINE BERNINAS. Bernette machines will be handled on an as needed basis. 830 and 880 machine classes are listed under 8 Series

Cost: $ FREE
We will go over all the basic functions of your new machine. If you had a one on one session with us prior to this class, you are welcomed to take this class as a review. Our classes are FREE to those who purchased from Bear's Paw, but we sincerely open our classes to anyone who has purchased their machine from another dealer. Please call the Store for pricing information. 410-321-6730. This class is open for all CURENT LINE BERNINAS. Bernette machines will be handled on an as needed basis. 830 and 880 machine classes are listed under 8 Series

Cost: $ FREE
Let's get started using and learning about the fabulous embroidery machine you just purchased! In two classes you will feel confident embroidering on many fabric surfaces. TOPICS COVERED: Introduction Machine/module set up Preparing to embroider Needles and thread Stabilizers Hoops/hooping/hoop calibration Accessing designs Trace/check Virtual positioning/absolute check Motif center Basting boxes Customizing designs Stitching a design Embroidery sequence control Moving/rotating/duplicating Rescale and mirror image 2ND HALF OF CLASS: Let's get started using and learning about the fabulous embroidery machine you just purchased! In two classes you will feel confident embroidering on many fabric surfaces. TOPICS COVERED: Lettering Changing letter height/spacing Stitch density Word Art/letter manipulation Our classes are FREE to those who purchased from Bear''s Paw, but we sincerely open our classes to anyone who has purchased their machine from another dealer.

Cost: $ FREE

NEW MACHINE CLASSES #2 - STITCH FUN

Let's get working on those decorative stitches! TOPICS COVERED: Decorative stitching Temporary Altered Stitch Memory Altering stitches Pattern functions Memory and Alphabets Our classes are FREE to those who purchased from Bear's Paw, but we sincerely open our classes to anyone who has purchased their machine from another dealer. In this case, classes are $30 each.

Cost: $ FREE
Let's get working on those decorative stitches! TOPICS COVERED: Decorative stitching Temporary Altered Stitch Memory Altering stitches Pattern functions Memory and Alphabets Our classes are FREE to those who purchased from Bear's Paw, but we sincerely open our classes to anyone who has purchased their machine from another dealer. In this case, classes are $30 each.

Cost: $ FREE

NEW MACHINE CLASSES #3 - EMBROIDERY BASICS 1

Let's get started using and learning about the fabulous embroidery machine you just purchased! In two classes you will feel confident embroidering on many fabric surfaces. TOPICS COVERED: Introduction Machine/module set up Preparing to embroider Needles and thread Stabilizers Hoops/hooping/hoop calibration Accessing designs Trace/check Virtual positioning/absolute check Motif center Basting boxes Customizing designs Stitching a design Embroidery sequence control Moving/rotating/duplicating Rescale and mirror image Our classes are FREE to those who purchased from Bear's Paw, but we sincerely open our classes to anyone who has purchased their machine from another dealer.

Cost: $ FREE

NEW MACHINE CLASSES #5 - BSR

The BERNINA Stitch Regulator is an innovative accessory that is far more than just a presser foot...it is part of a dynamic interaction between quilter, accessory and BERNINA Sewing Machine. Come in learn the ins and outs of this incredible foot. Our classes are FREE to those who purchased from Bear's Paw, but we sincerely open our classes to anyone who has purchased their machine from another dealer. Please call the Store for pricing information. 410-321-6730.

The BERNINA Stitch Regulator is an innovative accessory that is far more than just a presser foot...it is part of a dynamic interaction between quilter, accessory and BERNINA Sewing Machine. Come in learn the ins and outs of this incredible foot. Our classes are FREE to those who purchased from Bear's Paw, but we sincerely open our classes to anyone who has purchased their machine from another dealer. Please call the Store for pricing information. 410-321-6730.

Cost: $ FREE

NEW MACHINE CLASSES #6 - CREATIVE OPTIONS

BERNINA 580, 7 Series By now, you are familiar with the basics of operating your machine and are ready to get into some of the unique features and functions that made you want your model in the first place. The information and stitching exercises in this book address the special features, functions and techniques. Our classes are FREE to those who purchased from Bear's Paw, but we sincerely open our classes to anyone who has purchased their machine from another dealer. Please call the Store for pricing information. 410-321-6730.

Cost: $ FREE

PIECING AND/OR QUILTING

Come learn a fun and easy cutting trick… then piece a block that looks harder than it really is… very easy to scale up for a larger quilt. As usual, Norma makes this fun!

Cost: $ 60.00
Purchase a new 40 piece jelly roll, or walk on the wild side and use mixed fabric strips from your stash. Working around an octagon shape, you will stitch various 2 1/2" strips on each side creating gorgeous dancing wreaths! With your leftover strips and an accent fabric, there will enough to complete a second quilt.

Cost: $ 60.00
Join us as we have fun using Kim Diehl’s fabrics. With each fabric collection, a new set of patterns are introduced to the Club. Rita will give you tips on the pattern she chose for our kit for that month.

Cost: $ FREE
Do you have a budding seamstress in your family or friend network? Our 3 day beginner quilt class is perfect for ages 9 and up. Students will pick out their fabric ahead of class and teacher will have the fabric prepared for sewing. If time permits, the class will make a pillowcase. Learning objectives: reading a pattern, explain how to cut fabric according to pattern, identify basic functions of the sewing machine, sew a straight 1/4” seam, piece a lap size quilt top, add batting to make a quilt “sandwich”, and stitch in the ditch for quilting the project.

Cost: $ 100.00
Make this festive holiday tablerunner with Marty using the AccuQuilt Go Flying Geese Die to cut exact triangles enabling your points to match perfectly! You do not need to own the AccuQuilt cutting die or machine.

Cost: $ 25.00
If you have never tried or are a little nervous about free motion quilting this is the class for you. You will learn the beginner basics of free motion quilting: how to sandwich your quilt, how to set up your sewing space as well as all the fundamentals of meandering.

Cost: $ 21.00
Come join Rita at Bear’s Paw for a fun day of sewing and chatting with friends. Come for the day or just a few hours and work on your own project. Rita can coach you if you get stuck or need encouragement. Bring a lunch with you or go out to lunch if you wish. We have limited spots in the classroom, so call ahead to reserve yours!

Cost: $ FREE
This class introduces paper piecing. It is an easy and yet detailed technique that will result in precise piecing and points. Experiment with different fabric combinations, blending solids and prints of your favorite colors. The project is pre-cut friendly where you can use 2½” strips or scraps. Quilting techniques and binding will also be covered. Project Sizes: (Your choice) Placemat 15” x 22”, Runner 16½” x34½”, Wall Quilt 28” x 31½”.

Cost: $ 40.00
Come let Lisa show you how easy this runner is to construct. This pattern lends itself to border prints. You won’t stop at just one! We like to use separate binding and will cover it in class.

Cost: $ 20.00
A pattern from MISSOURI STAR QUILT COMPANY. The Binding Tool is so versatile it serves two purposes. On the one hand, this tool puts the perfect finish on all your quilt; and on the other, it makes the quilt top also! What looks complicated is really a piece of cake and gorgeous to boot!

Cost: $ 70.00
Come join Rita at Bear’s Paw for a fun day of sewing and chatting with friends. Come for the day or just a few hours and work on your own project. Rita can coach you if you get stuck or need encouragement. Bring a lunch with you or go out to lunch if you wish. We have limited spots in the classroom, so call ahead to reserve yours!

Cost: $ FREE
Diane will show you the techniques used in creating quite a number of fabrics bowls that are now on the market.

Cost: $ FREE
Easy quilt for the beginning quilter. Make 9" Texas size blocks to show off big prints or 6" blocks for smaller prints. Use fat quarters or scraps. Techniques covered: proper rotary cutting, ruler smarts, accurate piecing.

Cost: $ 45.00
This little gem comes together quickly using the Creative Grid 15-degree triangle ruler!

Cost: $ 50.00
Join us as we have fun using Kim Diehl’s fabrics. With each fabric collection, a new set of patterns are introduced to the Club. Rita will give you tips on the pattern she chose for our kit for that month.

Cost: $ FREE
Display your favorite photos of someone special by making a personalized banner. With the easy photo pocket design, you can easily change photos whenever you like. You will learn how to easily create your own applique letters, work with transparency sheets, and learn binding techniques.

Cost: $ 30.00

QUILTING BY MACHINE

MACHINE QUILTING 101 - ADVANCED BEGINNER AND ABOVE - Erin - Learn the tricks to successful machine quilting. Enjoy testing out new ways to meander all over your quilt. Practice border patterns and sashing ideas plus lots of fillers for all that white space!!! This is always a popular class, so sign up quickly! Highly recommended - get tips on machine quilting from a pro!

Cost: $ 50.00

SOFTWARE SAMPLER 1 - THE BASICS

TOPIC: Review the new features of the BERNINA EMBROIDERY SOFTWARE 7 for better automatic hooping and learn to use the new manual hooping options to create and set your own reference points.

Cost: $ 15.00
TOPIC: REALISTIC AND HANDWORK EFFECTS Create embroidered Cross Stitch designs using the Cross Stitch program. Create an embroidery from a photo or graphic with the PhotoSnap Tool.

Cost: $ 15.00
TOPIC: Weird & Wonderful Create special effects using different tools in the software. This is a chance to explore some of the less frequently used tools and take a look at the opportunities Art Canvas provides.

Cost: $ 15.00
TOPIC: Review the techniques learned throughout the year and create a great quick gift that will embroider itself right in the hoop!

Cost: $ 15.00

SOFTWARE SAMPLER 2 - THE NEXT STEP

TOPIC: Explore the options of each applique style: raw edge, cut in the hoop, and pre-cut.

Cost: $ 15.00
TOPIC: Work with the beautiful outline stitches in the software, as well as, create your own stitch patterns from scratch. Manipulate the stitches to create beautiful circular pattern stitch embroideries.

Cost: $ 15.00
TOPIC: Create a Pencil Pouch project to embroider in-the-hoop. Work with fonts, embroider the zipper and quilting to complete the project.

Cost: $ 15.00
TOPIC: Everything will be coming up roses as you learn to create stitches using the free-hand drawing tool using a photo as a template - no artistic skills needed. Explore the option of adding needlepunch for additional color.

Cost: $ 15.00