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Bernina Creative Studio Technique 6: Gathering with an Overlocker

A great advantage to using an overlocker is differential feed. Learn the basics of this machine function and how to use it to create a great project. Bring your serger in good working condition, your manual and a notebook.

Bernina Creative Studio Project 5: Summer Skinnies

Make this sweet scrappy heart wallhanging with a modern twist. Learn applique, embellishment with decorative stitching, stitch designer and free motion quilting. Bring your sewing machine, sewing supplies, free motion foot, or BSR. Stop by the store to see the sample and pick up a supply list.

Focus on Feet

Learn about some of the different Bernina presser feet! We will be using the Circular attachment, Pintucking Feet, Beading Foot, Gathering Foot and a few others. We will talk about and demo each foot, then give you the opportunity to try it out! Bring your sewing machine, accessories, regular sewing supplies and a snack/lunch. A full list of the feet to be used in this class will be available

Sep 28
Sew Day: 1 Million Pillow Case Challenge
Oct 2
Bernina Creative Studio Embroidery 6: Hooping Techniques
Oct 5
Free Standing Lace Pumpkin

Please call in advance if you would like to sign up for a class at 406-542-6566.

Classes


A great advantage to using an overlocker is differential feed. Learn the basics of this machine function and how to use it to create a great project. Bring your serger in good working condition, your manual and a notebook.

Cost: $ 15.00
Make this sweet scrappy heart wallhanging with a modern twist. Learn applique, embellishment with decorative stitching, stitch designer and free motion quilting. Bring your sewing machine, sewing supplies, free motion foot, or BSR. Stop by the store to see the sample and pick up a supply list.

Cost: $ 15.00
Focus on Feet
- Sep 26, 2019 10:30 am

Learn about some of the different Bernina presser feet! We will be using the Circular attachment, Pintucking Feet, Beading Foot, Gathering Foot and a few others. We will talk about and demo each foot, then give you the opportunity to try it out! Bring your sewing machine, accessories, regular sewing supplies and a snack/lunch. A full list of the feet to be used in this class will be available

Cost: $ 15.00
Join us Saturday September 28th. For people who love to sew or quilt, it?s so easy to lift spirits and provide comfort to hospitalized kids, homeless families and others in need. Join us or sew one at home and bring it in to donate. Come and sew with us and we will provide the materials for one pillowcase!

One of the most important steps to beautiful machine embroidery is proper hooping. So, what are some of the hooping techniques and how do you know which will be best for the project at hand? Join us in class to learn about the most common hooping methods and a few key tips for hooping success. Even better, all you need to bring is a hoop and USB stick!

Cost: $ 15.00
Free Standing Lace Pumpkin
- Oct 05, 2019 10:30 am

Embroider a darling free-standing lace Pumpkin. Over the course of the class we will introduce you to the technique of three-dimensional free-standing lace, from what stabilizers to use to tips for putting your pumpkin together. You will also have the chance to stitch your pumpkin out! Bring your machine, embroidery module, regular embroidery supplies, oval hoop, lunch, USB stick and materials. Stop in to see the sample and to pick up your supply list and design pack.

Cost: $ 15.00
Quick baby gifts are always valuable projects to keep in your sewing repertoire. Learn how to make a simple baby blanket with some challenging materials, as well as ideas on how to customize for thoughtful gifts. Bring your sewing machine, sewing supplies, materials, USB stick, and lunch. Stop by the store to see our sample and pick up a supply list!

Cost: $ 15.00
Advanced Embroidery Technique Bag
- Oct 09, 2019 10:30 am

Learn to use advanced editing tools while creating this lovely embroidery design. The design will be stitched out in class to create a small bag that you can use on your next trip to the grocery store. Open to sewists with "plus machines" ‐ 590, 790 & 880. What is a plus machine you may ask? Well come in and we will show you all the fantastic features that are on those plus machines. Call the store to set up a test drive today. We are having two sections of this class, so sign up for the day that works best for you!

Cost: $ 15.00
Applique done in the hoop is not only faster, but it allows for stunning effects not possible using conventional methods! This project is the perfect marriage of modern and traditional. We will integrate applique squares into a 9-patch layout to create an 18-inch pillow cover that is sure to become a focal point in your home d?cor. Bring your sewing machine, embroidery module, oval hoop, sewing and embroidery supplies, lunch, and a USB stick. Stop by the store to pick up a supply list.

Cost: $ 15.00
Are you interested in learning the basics of free motion quilting? Join us to learn how to get started, as well as a few practice tips and tricks. Learn beginning free-motion skills by practicing simple wavy lines then turning those wavy lines into pebbles, meandering and paisleys! This project will give you ample opportunity to practice your skills. Bring your sewing machine, sewing accessories, free motion foot, gloves, lunch, and USB Stick. Stop by the store to see the sample and get your supply list.

Cost: $ 15.00
Silver Bells Block of the Month
- Oct 16, 2019 10:30 am

Come join us in making a gorgeous winter quilt. Each month we will embroider at least 2 designs from OESD's Silver Bells Quilt design pack. In this class you will learn how to do embroidered applique and how to work with metallic thread. The silver bells design pack is free (yes, free!) if you spend $79 in OESD products. Bring your sewing machine, embroidery module, sewing and embroidery supplies, oval hoop, lunch, and USB stick. Stop by the store to see our sample, pick up your supplies & design pack, and the supply list.

Cost: $ FREE
Have you ever wondered how quilters are able to add those amazing feathers to their quilts? In this technique lesson, we will break down the mystery and walk you through quilting your own free motion feather. Explore free motion feathers as well as ruler work feathers. With a few techniques and a little practice, you will be stitching feathers easily! Bring your sewing machine, sewing supplies, #72 foot (ruler work foot), quilting rulers, gloves, lunch and USB stick. Stop by the store to see our sample and pick up your supply list.

Cost: $ 15.00
Keep your notes and thoughts organized in a personalized notebook cover! This is a quick project that includes pockets and a pen holder for writing and storage on the go. It utilizes simple patch work and finishing skills. Bring your sewing machine, sewing supplies, lunch and a USB stick. Stop by the store to check out our sample!

Cost: $ 15.00
Learn to use endless embroidery to aid you in lining up embroidery designs for the most precise placement for multiple designs, such as borders. Endless embroidery creates registration marks that are stitched to help take the fear out of re-hooping. Using endless embroidery is perfect for embellishing bed linens, table linens and more. Bring your sewing machine, embroidery module, oval hoop, sewing and embroidery supplies, lunch and a USB stick. Stop by the store to pick up a supply list!

Cost: $ 15.00
Advanced Embroidery Technique Bag
- Oct 23, 2019 10:30 am

Learn to use advanced editing tools while creating this lovely embroidery design. The design will be stitched out in class to create a small bag that you can use on your next trip to the grocery store. Open to sewists with "plus machines" ‐ 590, 790 & 880. What is a plus machine you may ask? Well come in and we will show you all the fantastic features that are on those plus machines. Call the store to set up a test drive today. We are having two sections of this class, so sign up for the day that works best for you!

Cost: $ 15.00
Want to learn more about software for creating your own CrystalWork, PaintWork and CutWork designs? DesignWorks provides you with the ability to personalize any design with cutwork, crystals or paint! Grab your laptop and come on down for a good time learning about this amazing software. In class you will learn how to convert a bitmap into applique, a vector image into paint, how to add crystals to a design and a review on how to use the tool. Bring your machine, embroidery module, oval hoop, sewing and embroidery supplies, Crystal Work foot, laptop (with software installed), lunch and a USB stick.

Cost: $ 15.00
Learn how to add embroidery to an existing in-the-hoop project. We will watch a video and go through each step with you to complete an in-the-hoop project! This embroidered project is perfect for keeping pens or sewing supplies in a three-ring binder. We will also show you how to add grommets to your project! Bring your sewing machine, module, large oval hoop (maxi or jumbo if you have), regular embroidery supplies, notebook and a lunch/snack. Stop in to see our samples and pick up a supply list!

Cost: $ 15.00
Bernina Creative Studio: Software 1
- Oct 29, 2019 10:30 am

Want to learn more about BERNINA software? In this class you will be learning about word art through CorelDRAW SE. Conform lettering to outline shapes to form a collage of words that can be embroidered or painted with Design Works. Bring your laptop (with software loaded), USB stick and a lunch.

Cost: $ 15.00