Bernina World of Sewing

                            A World of Stitching at Your Fingertips!

                                6013 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27612-2601
                                Phone:  (919) 782-2945   Hours:  Mon-Sat 10-5, Thurs. 10-6

Bernina World of Sewing Archived Bernina Clubs 2014

Bernina Club

Held the first Thursday, Friday or Saturday of the month and presents a for show-and-tell and an original program. Intended to spark your creativity! Learn a new technique, see the secrets to successful projects. Every month is a new topic. Sewers of all kinds and owners of all brands are welcome! First visit is free and $3.50 thereafter.

Archived Bernina Club Summaries - 2014

In December:

Mingle and Jingle Open House

Our annual no-charge Bernina Club

We enjoyed special refreshments created by our staff.
And ESPECIALLY enjoyed seeing all of you - and:
Your 9" blocks that you contributed.
Congratulations, to you-all!

Just Some of Your Beautiful Blocks
Thank you! It was fun.
(Send In Via Web Prior to the Event)

SCS, Raleigh

SCS, Raleigh

SCS, Raleigh

SandyF, Creedmoor

NSK, St. Gallen

NSK, St. Gallen
(Some Others - Brought to the Event)

In November:

We Have Ideas!
Holiday Season Projects / Gifts
Bernina World of Sewing Staff shared some ideas with you - and, you shared some ideas / completed works with us!
Thank you - it was a fun session.

In October:

You Can Do That With a Serger?
Dellaine Risley helped us to learn about using our serger to complete entire projects from simple blankets to heirloom garments, children's clothes, accessories, home deco............
Sergers do so much more than finish seams.
Have you tried decorative threads in the loopers?
The possibilities are unlimited!

In September:

Back to School with Kraftex
Gale Nichols showed us how to get an early start on Fall projects and gifts
for all ages with versatile paper that acts like fabric.

Examples, Show and Tell, Sharing

In August:

90 Minute Quilt-As-You-Go-Go!

Allison Lee showed us how to:

  • Create the perfect, easy quilt for a last minute baby gift, a wallhanging, or charity quilt
  • Get stunning results from simple designs
  • Use scraps or yardage from your stash
  • Get it ALL done in 90 minutes

In June:

Beat Your Fabric With a Hammer!

Martha Pitts discussed: Why would you beat your fabric with a hammer? How can you create Beauty, have Fun and Relieve Stress at the same time?

We brought a hammer and some scraps of muslin (4”- 6”) to try leaf pounding. Martha shared tips and brought samples to inspire our pounding journey. Here’s a technique that is fun for all ages.

In May:


Hexies are not just for your grandmother's flower garden.
Ann shared with us in exploring the world of hexagons.

In April:

What Every Art Quilter Needs to Know Before They Sew
Roxane Lessa, The Art Quilter's Coach, talked about the three most common mistakes quilters we sometimes make when we try to make original art quilts, and how to correct those mistakes! Roxane presented a fun slide show and trunk show of her award winning and not-so-great art quilts aimed at inspiring and helping us with our art quilting.

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In January:

Scarves: The Perfect Accessory

We declared Jan. 5-11 the: "International Bernina World of Sewing Sew and Wear a Scarf" week.

The temperature was dropping: We needed to warm up!

We played with Scarves: Sewing or Serging - Possibilities are Endless!

Some attendees wore their favorite scarf and showed us how they Twist/Turn/Knott for their fashion statement.

In February:

14 Gifts To Create and Give With Love

You were invited to our February Bernina Club

In March:

3D flowers

Spring! We saw a nice way to get a head start on our gardens.

Ann showed a variety of ways to make 3D flowers to use in embellishment and accessories.

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