Store Hours


MTTF 10 to 5
WED 10 to 8
SAT 9:30 to 4
SUN 12 to 4

8812 Orchard Tree Lane
Towson, MD  21286

TELEPHONE:  410-321-6730

NEW MACHINE CLASSES #2 - STITCH FUN

1: NEW MACHINE #2 - STITCH FUN - JANUARY

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. If you purchased from another dealer, we sincerely open our classes to you for appropriate fees. Please call the Store for applicable charges. These classes are for all sewing machine models, except Bernettes, 1008 and 8 Series. You will find the 8 Series classes listed on our class schedule. Bernettes and the 1008 models will be held on an as needed basis. Please call the Store for that information.

Cost: $ FREE

NEW MACHINE CLASSES #3 - EMBROIDERY BASICS 1

2: NEW MACHINE #3 - EMBROIDERY BASICS 1 - JANUARY

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. Please call the Store for pricing information 410-321-6730. This class is for all embroidery machines except Bernette Chicago, BERNINA Deco and 8 Series. The Bernette Chicago and Bernina Deco will be handled on an as needed basis. 8 Series classes can be found under that heading.

Cost: $ FREE

NEW MACHINE CLASSES #4 - EMBROIDERY BASICS 2

3: NEW MACHINE #4 - EMBROIDERY BASICS 2 - JANUARY

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 BPF. If you purchased elsewhere and would like to take part in our classes, please call the Store to get pricing. 410-321-6730 This class is for all embroidery machines except Bernette Chicago, BERNINA Deco and 8 Series. The Bernette Chicago and Bernina Deco will be handled on an as needed basis. 8 Series classes can be found under that heading.

Cost: $ FREE

SOFTWARE SAMPLER 1 - THE BASICS

11: SOFTWARE SAMPLER 1 - THE BASICS - MARCH - LETTERING OPTIONS

TOPIC: Use the new lettering tools available in BERNINA Embroidery Software 7 to create monogram designs, and labels with the new small alphabets. Create beautiful lettering effects using Art Canvas.

Cost: $ 15.00
15: SOFTWARE SAMPLER 1 - THE BASICS - APRIL - CREATIVE YOUR OWN DESIGNS

TOPIC: Look at the opportunities to create designs from different types of graphics. Use the different automatic digitizing tools as well as create elements from scratch.

Cost: $ 15.00
17: SOFTWARE SAMPLER 1 - THE BASICS - MAY - DIMENSIONAL EMBROIDERY

TOPIC: Explore the new opportunities for dimensional embroidery with raised satin stitching, Trapunto, PunchWork and StumpWork.

Cost: $ 15.00
19: SOFTWARE SAMPLER 1 - THE BASICS - JUNE - APPLIQUE OPTIONS

TOPIC: Learn the different applique techniques available in the software. Create beautiful applique designs with multiple pieces and decorative stitches.

Cost: $ 15.00
21: SOFTWARE SAMPLER 1 - THE BASICS - AUGUST - CREATE A MULTI-HOOPED DESIGN

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
9: SOFTWARE SAMPLER 1 - THE BASICS - FEBRUARY - EDITING DESIGNS

TOPIC: Change existing embroidery designs to suit a new purpose. See amazing opportunities from a single design!

Cost: $ 15.00

SOFTWARE SAMPLER 2

10: SOFTWARE SAMPLER 2 - MARCH - ALL GEARED UP

TOPIC: Use the tools in Art Canvas to create "gear" shapes for unique quilting and applique patterns.

Cost: $ 15.00
14: SOFTWARE SAMPLER 2 - APRIL - FLOWER SHOW

TOPIC: One design can have many embroidery options. Learn to create lightweight embroidery, applique and more.

Cost: $ 15.00
16: SOFTWARE SAMPLER 2 - MAY - I WAS FRAMED

TOPIC: Learn to work with photographs in Artwork Canvas and print them on Transfer Artist Paper or printable fabric. Then create applique frames to stitch around the printed pictures.

Cost: $ 15.00
18: SOFTWARE SAMPLER 2 - JUNE - MAKE MINE PLAID

TOPIC: Create plaid effects in many different ways: grid quilting, pattern run stitch designs, wavy plaid and plaid effects with fill or applique.

Cost: $ 15.00
20: SOFTWARE SAMPLER 2 - AUGUST - APPLIQUE 3 WAYS

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

Cost: $ 15.00
22: SOFTWARE SAMPLER 2 - SEPTEMBER - GOING IN CIRCLES

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
24: SOFTWARE SAMPLER 2 - OCTOBER - IN-THE-HOOP!

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
26: SOFTWARE SAMPLER 2 - NOVEMBER - COMING UP ROSES

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
6: SOFTWARE SAMPLER 2 - JANUARY - DIGITIZE A LOGO

The mastery series continues. If you have followed the classes over the past year, you are now ready for Software Sampler 2. V7 mastery and Software Sampler have been combined to provide you with the best instructions for the new version 7 software. Hands on class, video, instruction sheets of presented lesson will be loaded on your personal USB. Please bring a USB (with your name on it) with ample space for a video to class. TOPIC: Discover some basic digitizing techniques while we create an embroidery design working only from a poor quality graphic. Work with small lettering will also be covered.

Cost: $ 15.00
8: SOFTWARE SAMPLER 2 - FEBRUARY - BLOOMING BLISS QUILT

The mastery series continues. If you have followed the classes over the past year, you are now ready for Software Sampler 2. V7 mastery and Software Sampler have been combined to provide you with the best instructions for the new version 7 software. Hands on class, video, instruction sheets of presented lesson will be loaded on your personal USB. Please bring a USB (with your name on it) with ample space for a video to class. TOPIC: Design a jellyroll quilt project and coordinating quilt patterns using BERNINA Software 7, Artwork Canvas and the Quilter program.

Cost: $ 15.00