All classes are open to all sewing machine brands unless there is a BERNINA specific one scheduled.  You must have a good working knowledge of your sewing machine and it must be in good working condition.  We look forward to having you join us.

Classes


BAGS/TOTES/WALLETS


You will always have the right needle close at hand when you store them in these convenient cases. These handy cases provides easy-to-locate, compact storage areas for needles of all types and sizes. Learn to print labels on twill tape using your home printer. The secrets? Cotton twill tape and double-faced tape. Laminate the handy chart (included in the pattern) for a quick reference guide to different types and sizes of needles, both hand and machine. Here's a handy tip: Raid the closet or your local thrift shop to find a lady's wool skirt. Then use it to make your own felted wool for these wonderful wool pin cushions. They are simply the best and make wonderful gifts!

Cost: $ 35.00
You will always have the right needle close at hand when you store them in these convenient cases. These handy cases provides easy-to-locate, compact storage areas for needles of all types and sizes. Learn to print labels on twill tape using your home printer. The secrets? Cotton twill tape and double-faced tape. Laminate the handy chart (included in the pattern) for a quick reference guide to different types and sizes of needles, both hand and machine. Here's a handy tip: Raid the closet or your local thrift shop to find a lady's wool skirt. Then use it to make your own felted wool for these wonderful wool pin cushions. They are simply the best and make wonderful gifts!

Cost: $ 35.00
LET'S GET ORGANIZED - OPEN WIDE
- Feb 06, 2019 10:00 am

These cute bags are not only stylish, but they are functional, too! You'll love their design which allows them to open wide for easy access to all their contents. Use them for to carry cosmetics or toys, to store makeup in your gym locker, or to organize lists and purchases while running around town. Now that you've mastered our "normal" style of zipper installation, it's time to learn something new! Open Wide! features a brand-new style of zipper installation as well as a different method of binding the edges of the zipper. This method not only finishes off the raw edges but also forms a great little grab handle. Learn to make a zipper tab to finish the end of the zipper, too.

Cost: $ 35.00
LET'S GET ORGANIZED - OPEN WIDE
- Feb 09, 2019 10:00 am

These cute bags are not only stylish, but they are functional, too! You'll love their design which allows them to open wide for easy access to all their contents. Use them for to carry cosmetics or toys, to store makeup in your gym locker, or to organize lists and purchases while running around town. Now that you've mastered our "normal" style of zipper installation, it's time to learn something new! Open Wide! features a brand-new style of zipper installation as well as a different method of binding the edges of the zipper. This method not only finishes off the raw edges but also forms a great little grab handle. Learn to make a zipper tab to finish the end of the zipper, too.

Cost: $ 35.00
You will have no more tangled jumbles of thread when you make and use these handy thread cases. Special slots in each pocket enable you to easily thread a needle without removing the spools from their pockets and keep everything as neat as a pin. Continue to perfect your skills of quilting fabric with Soft and Stable, attaching zippers, sewing with vinyl, and binding edges. Then add some new skills: Learn to sew with ultra suede, the secret ingredient to keeping your threads in place. Make a stretchy loop to close the case while allowing for expansion as it fills. These cases are perfect for travel and can hold threads, sewing supplies, and more!

Cost: $ 35.00
You will have no more tangled jumbles of thread when you make and use these handy thread cases. Special slots in each pocket enable you to easily thread a needle without removing the spools from their pockets and keep everything as neat as a pin. Continue to perfect your skills of quilting fabric with Soft and Stable, attaching zippers, sewing with vinyl, and binding edges. Then add some new skills: Learn to sew with ultra suede, the secret ingredient to keeping your threads in place. Make a stretchy loop to close the case while allowing for expansion as it fills. These cases are perfect for travel and can hold threads, sewing supplies, and more!

Cost: $ 35.00
LET'S GET ORGANIZED - JUST IN CASE
- Apr 03, 2019 10:00 am

Have you ever found yourself needing a nail clipper or bandages, but you have no idea where they are? These handy cases in two sizes help you keep everything together in one compact, easy-tolocate place. The small case can fit in the glove box of your car so is perfect to use as an emergency travel kit to hold first-aid supplies, flashlights, medications, and more. The larger case can slip under the seat and hold maps, travel guides, car documents, warranties, and so forth. This quick little project offers the perfect chance to review all that you've learned up to now: - Quilting fabric with Soft and Stable - Binding pockets with straight-grain binding - Attaching zippers to mesh pockets - Attaching zippers to vinyl pockets - Rounding corners - Making and attaching bias binding You will also add a couple of new skills to your purse-making bag of tricks: - Secrets to attaching invisible magnetic snaps - Attaching borders and pockets in the proper order You're sure to find the perfect use for these practical bags.

Cost: $ 35.00
LET'S GET ORGANIZED - JUST IN CASE
- Apr 06, 2019 10:00 am

Have you ever found yourself needing a nail clipper or bandages, but you have no idea where they are? These handy cases in two sizes help you keep everything together in one compact, easy-tolocate place. The small case can fit in the glove box of your car so is perfect to use as an emergency travel kit to hold first-aid supplies, flashlights, medications, and more. The larger case can slip under the seat and hold maps, travel guides, car documents, warranties, and so forth. This quick little project offers the perfect chance to review all that you've learned up to now: - Quilting fabric with Soft and Stable - Binding pockets with straight-grain binding - Attaching zippers to mesh pockets - Attaching zippers to vinyl pockets - Rounding corners - Making and attaching bias binding You will also add a couple of new skills to your purse-making bag of tricks: - Secrets to attaching invisible magnetic snaps - Attaching borders and pockets in the proper order You're sure to find the perfect use for these practical bags.

Cost: $ 35.00
LET'S GET ORGANIZED - POWER TRIP
- May 01, 2019 10:00 am

A gift that is perfect for guys, Power Trip provides storage space for lots of electronic gear or other small gadgets and supplies. Learn to make and attach a sturdy padded handle, to make inner zippered pockets, and how to easily bind mesh pockets with fold-over elastic. Practice installing a double-slide zipper as you make a zipper side strip which allows the bag to open flat for easy access. Continue to perfect your binding skills - this time everything is going to be visible on the outside of a bag. You can do it! You've had lots of practice. Be prepared - your sewing skills are about to go to the next level!

Cost: $ 35.00
LET'S GET ORGANIZED - POWER TRIP
- May 04, 2019 10:00 am

A gift that is perfect for guys, Power Trip provides storage space for lots of electronic gear or other small gadgets and supplies. Learn to make and attach a sturdy padded handle, to make inner zippered pockets, and how to easily bind mesh pockets with fold-over elastic. Practice installing a double-slide zipper as you make a zipper side strip which allows the bag to open flat for easy access. Continue to perfect your binding skills - this time everything is going to be visible on the outside of a bag. You can do it! You've had lots of practice. Be prepared - your sewing skills are about to go to the next level!

Cost: $ 35.00
LET'S GET ORGANIZED - ALL ABOARD
- Jun 05, 2019 10:00 am

Take beauty on the go and look stylish while doing so! Whether you are globetrotting or touring closer to home, you will love these stylish cases for carrying cosmetics, jewelry, first aid supplies, and more. In this class, you will learn how to sew a zipper on a curved edge - another new zipper installation style. Discover how to finish the edges and stitch the binding to the bag to refine the shape of the train case. Though this is a bit more difficult, you have had lots of practice by now, so feel confident that you can accomplish this step with ease. Practice really does make perfect!

Cost: $ 35.00
LET'S GET ORGANIZED - ALL ABOARD
- Jun 08, 2019 10:00 am

Take beauty on the go and look stylish while doing so! Whether you are globetrotting or touring closer to home, you will love these stylish cases for carrying cosmetics, jewelry, first aid supplies, and more. In this class, you will learn how to sew a zipper on a curved edge - another new zipper installation style. Discover how to finish the edges and stitch the binding to the bag to refine the shape of the train case. Though this is a bit more difficult, you have had lots of practice by now, so feel confident that you can accomplish this step with ease. Practice really does make perfect!

Cost: $ 35.00
LET'S GET ORGANIZED - CATCH ALL CADDY
- Jul 03, 2019 10:00 am

This over-sized, sturdy caddy has lots of easy-toaccess slip pockets and dividers to hold and organize all your supplies. You will be thrilled to learn how to make bellowed inner dividers. Their ingenious design allows the interior fabric dividers to be fully expandable yet to also be able to fall flat against the caddy when not in use. This project also introduces a new style of handles which are padded with Soft and Stable and attached to the caddy using rectangle rings. You will test your binding skills as you sew the binding on the bulky bottoms and curved edges and make the "grab" handles on the end. But you're an expert, so it's no problem!

Cost: $ 35.00
LET'S GET ORGANIZED - CATCH ALL CADDY
- Jul 06, 2019 10:00 am

This over-sized, sturdy caddy has lots of easy-toaccess slip pockets and dividers to hold and organize all your supplies. You will be thrilled to learn how to make bellowed inner dividers. Their ingenious design allows the interior fabric dividers to be fully expandable yet to also be able to fall flat against the caddy when not in use. This project also introduces a new style of handles which are padded with Soft and Stable and attached to the caddy using rectangle rings. You will test your binding skills as you sew the binding on the bulky bottoms and curved edges and make the "grab" handles on the end. But you're an expert, so it's no problem!

Cost: $ 35.00
For the final project in this year-long project series, we are going to tackle the mother-of-all-bags! You will love this spacious organizer with lots of zippered pockets to hold everything you need - sewing machine feet and accessories, tools, and more. You will take all skills you learned as you worked on the other projects and perfect them with this bag. You'll also learn some new skills: - Expand on the zipper-making skills you learned in Project 1 as you learn to make zippers of any length using Zippers by the Yard. - Discover how to make expandable vinyl pockets which will hold larger items. You will love the handy folding template included in the pattern. - Mesh pockets and bindings will be easy-peasy since you have mastered them in so many projects up to this point. - Learn the secrets to attaching hook-and-loop fastener to pocket pages. Take a bow and show off your year's projects. You have organized your supplies, made some fun gifts, and refined your skills. Kudos!

Cost: $ 35.00
For the final project in this year-long project series, we are going to tackle the mother-of-all-bags! You will love this spacious organizer with lots of zippered pockets to hold everything you need - sewing machine feet and accessories, tools, and more. You will take all skills you learned as you worked on the other projects and perfect them with this bag. You'll also learn some new skills: - Expand on the zipper-making skills you learned in Project 1 as you learn to make zippers of any length using Zippers by the Yard. - Discover how to make expandable vinyl pockets which will hold larger items. You will love the handy folding template included in the pattern. - Mesh pockets and bindings will be easy-peasy since you have mastered them in so many projects up to this point. - Learn the secrets to attaching hook-and-loop fastener to pocket pages. Take a bow and show off your year's projects. You have organized your supplies, made some fun gifts, and refined your skills. Kudos!

Cost: $ 35.00
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