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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 CURRENT LINE BERNINAS. Bernette machines will be handled on an as needed basis. 830 and 880 machine classes are listed under 8 Series

Cost: $ FREE

BAGS/TOTES/WALLETS

This pattern by Aunties Two is a unique tote bag that would make a great beach tote, market bag, or weekend bag.  What makes this bag pattern so interesting is that the side panels are woven!  And, you will be introduced to a new and interesting stabilizer! There  are instructions for two large pockets inside and outside this bag and the finished size is 20"W x 16"H x 8"D. Pre-class preparation necessary.

Cost: $ 60.00

NEW 8 SERIES MACHINE

TOPICS COVERED: Extended Stitches, Bobbin Play, Embellishment, Stacked Stitches, Buttonholes, Review feet that came with the machine and other feet to consider. Gears of death, birds nest, other trouble shooting Our classes are FREE if machine was purchased at Bear's Paw, but we sincerely OPEN our classes to anyone who has purchased their machine from another dealer. Please call the Store (410-321-6730) for pricing,. These are wonderful machines and there are so many features you could enjoy. It is important to invest in the time to get to know your machine and have fun. It is helpful to bring your machine to any classes, but they can be taken as lecture/demo. If you can get your machine into your car, we can get it out.

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

Cost: $ 80.00

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. 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. 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 #4 - EMBROIDERY BASICS 2

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. ALL BERNINAS EMBROIDERY MACHINES EXCEPT DECO AND 8 SERIES MACHINES 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. In this case, classes are $30 each.

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.

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

Join Norma as she teaches you how to make a truly patriotic wall hangin that's appropriately named "Spool Spirit !" ... It's a fun, easy pattern and you'll also learn how to make a perfect mitered corner ... Plus look forward to a fun surprise in the afternoon.

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
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

SOFTWARE SAMPLER 1 - THE BASICS

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

Cost: $ 15.00
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: 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
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