Bernina World of Sewing

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Oak Park Shopping Center    6013 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27612-2601
Raleigh Phone:  (919) 782-2945   Hours:  Mon-Sat 10-5,Sun 1-5

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Bernina World of Sewing - Raleigh
Classes and Events Information
General Sewing Including Accessories and Clothes

This Web page aims at providing information related to upcoming and recently-held Classes and Events being held at our stores.

Note: Not all current/future classes may be shown here. Stay tuned to other sources of class information from the store including eMail, Social Media and of course: In-store information.

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General Sewing Including Accessories and Clothes




Smocking

Three Session Class:
Mon, Sep 19, 2022 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Mon, Sep 26, 2022 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Wed, Sep 28, 2022 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Description

Are you interested in learning the wonderful art of smocking? Join Bonnie for a series of classes that will teach you basic smocking stitches and step by step instructions for completing a beautiful classic sleeveless sundress for a special girl in your life! NOTE: Students need to bring their own sewing machines in good working order. Class will be held at the BERNINA World of Sewing Studio, 5218 Holly Ridge Drive. Just up the hill from the store. No refunds if cancelled within 7 days of initial class.

Class Fee: $65.00 Instructor: Bonnie


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Gelato Blouse/Dress

Thu, Sep 22, 2022 10:00am - 4:00pm

Description

Come join Maribeth and make this adorable blouse. Comfort is key. This pattern offers a relaxed pull-on peplum blouse and A-line dress feature a scooped neck and bust darts. The illustrated blouse includes ruffled peplum and sleeves as well ... You can use a serger or a sewing machine.

Class Fee: $50.00 Instructor: Maribeth


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Lark Knit Tee

Fri, Sep 23, 2022 10:00am - 1:00pm

Description

Knits have you intimidate? Come join Maribeth and make this versatile knit shirt. Rounded neck, V-neck, short sleeve or long sleeve whichever you prefer. Great project for the serger or your sewing machine.

Class Fee: $30.00 Instructor: Maribeth


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Ebony Knit

Fri, Sep 23, 2022 2:00pm - 6:00pm

Description

Want to learn how to create a beautiful garment with knit fabrics? Come join Maribeth and make this cute and comfortable dress/tunic. You can use your Serger or your sewing machine. NOTE: Students need to bring their own sewing machines in good working order. Class will be held at the BERNINA World of Sewing Studio, 5218 Holly Ridge Drive. Just up the hill from the store. No refunds if cancelled within 7 days of initial class.

Class Fee: $50.00 Instructor: Maribeth


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Incline Tote Bag

Sat, Sep 24, 2022 10:00am - 4:00pm

Description

Have you wanted to make a cork bag but are unsure about working with cork? The Incline Tote is an original pattern by Sara Young designed to teach the basics of working with cork. In this class Sara will teach you both basic bag construction and techniques for marking, cutting, and sewing cork. The pattern is designed to maximize standard cuts of cork, uses only minimal hardware and interfacing for a faster make, and results in a bold color blocked design! Exclusive pattern is not available for purchase, but is included in the cost of the class and will be emailed to students in advance of the class.

Class Fee: $60.00 Instructor: Sara Young


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3-Pocket Serger Travel Bag

Fri, Sep 30, 2022 10:00am - 4:00pm

Description

Sergers are not just for sewing knits. Take a look at this cut travel bag made l with your serger. Maribeth will take you through the steps to create this functional travel bag that can be used for travel, sewing notions or anything your heart desires. Students receive 10% off the supplies purchased for the class.

Class Fee: $30.00 Instructor: Maribeth


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Sew Let's Start

Five-Session Class
Late Afternoon Class
Thu, Sep 1, 2022 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Thu, Sep 8, 2022 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Thu, Sep 15, 2022 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Thu, Sep 22, 2022 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Thu, Sep 29, 2022 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Evening Class
Tue, Sep 20, 2022 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Tue, Sep 27, 2022 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Tue, Oct 4, 2022 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Tue, Oct 18, 2022 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Tue, Oct 25, 2022 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Description

Have you ever thought about sewing but didn't know how or where to start? This is the class for you! Come join us on Thursdays (late afternoon) or Tuesdays (evening) for an introduction to sewing. In this five week class, we’ll create six unique pieces, such as a tote bag and pajama bottoms. We’ll learn about different types of fabrics, basics of using a sewing machine and helpful tools. We will demostrate the sewing techniques for you to produce items you can be proud to show off. Instructor- Amy Jones

Class Fee:  Class Fee: $130.00 (Thursday Late-afternoon), $110.00 (Tuesday Evening) Instructor: Amy Jones


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Sew Let's Go

Five-Session Class
Thu, Sep 1, 2022 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, Sep 8, 2022 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, Sep 15, 2022 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, Sep 22, 2022 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, Sep 29, 2022 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Description

You have done a little sewing and want to learn more? Come join Amy Jones on Thursdays and be introduced to a variety of sewing techniques. You will learn different ways to sew in zippers, make button holes, just to name a few. This class will help you take the next step to improving upon your sewing stills. Instructor- Amy Jones.

Class Fee:  Class Fee: $130.00 Instructor: Amy Jones


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Carry All Tote

Sun, Oct 2, 2022 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Description

Make this all purpose tote your own. Great for the pool, shopping or just everyday use. Maribeth will show you just how easy it can be yours. Once you purchase the class you will receive a link to download the supply list and a special discount code to use on supplies needed for the class.

Class Fee: $30.00 Instructor: Maribeth


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Heads Up St, Nick

Sat, Oct 22, 2022 10:30am - 4:30pm

Description

Christmas isn’t too far away so let’s start making some holiday gifts or decorations. Join Cathy in making this fun, easy and whimsical Santa. Once you make one you can’t stop making more.

Class Fee: $45.00 Instructor: Cathy


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Pumpkin Pizzazz

Thu, Oct 20, 2022 10:00am - 4:00pm

Description

Get your sergers ready to make this cute punplkin. Perfect center piece for the table. NOTE: Students need to bring their own sewing machines in good working order.

Class Fee: $45.00 Instructor: Marcia


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Get Ready For The Holidays

Sun, Oct 23, 2022 10:00am - 4:00pm

Description

Come get ready for the holidays: Christmas, Hannakah, Kwanza. Make a beautifu but practical drawstring bag to wrap your gifts in. To make them extra special, embroider these wonderdful gift tags to accompany your gift. Embroidery downloads will be available in class. NOTE: Students need to bring their own sewing machines in good working order.

Class Fee: $45.00 Instructor: Sudi Laura


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By Annie Night & Day Bag

Two-Session Class
Sun, Oct 30, 2022 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Sun, Nov 13, 2022 1:00pm - 4:30pm

Description

Sudi-Laura will be teaching you how to create one of two versatile bags! Choose the purse or reversible mini tote and change your look from night to day! The Purse has one slip and two zippered compartments to separate and organize all your essentials. Carry it over the shoulder or crossbody using the adjustable, detachable strap. Or detach the strap and carry the Purse as a clutch. The Mini Tote features handles and a tie closure. It is reversible for two fun looks: a quilted side or a non-quilted side with a welt pocket. The Purse’s carrying strap may also be attached to the rings on the Tote. NOTE: Students need to bring their own sewing machines in good working order.

Class Fee: $90.00 Instructor: Sudi-Laura


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State of Mine Pillow

Tue, Nov 8, 2022 10:30am - 4:30pm

Description

Come join the creator of Pickle Pie designs, Lisa Archer, as she teaches you how to whip up fun and easy pillows, all in the hooop of your embroidery machine! Her unique method gives you a finished pillow that's larger than your largest embroidery hoop. Your pillow is stitched in two easy hoopings, then the parts easily snap together to complete. NOTE: Students need to bring their own sewing machines in good working order.

Class Fee: $50.00 Instructor: Lisa Archer


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Holly Jolly Tree Skirt

Two-Session Class
Thu, Nov 10, 2022 10:00am - 1:00pm
Mon, Nov 14, 2022 10:00am - 1:00pm

Description

Holly Jolly skirt is a perfect project for a newbie sewer or quilter. Basic quilting techniques will be incorporated. Making binding and perfecting applying is a plus for this 2-day class. Free motion quilting, ruler work or easy "stitch in the ditch" completes this future heirloom. NOTE: Students need to bring their own sewing machines in good working order.

Class Fee: $50.00 Instructor: Maribeth


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Mave Bias Skirt- by Foldline

Two-Session Class
Thu, Nov 10, 2022 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Mon, Nov 14, 2022 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Description

Have fun making this great swing shirt. It has an elastic waist with a drawstring providing a comfortable fit. You can make it with or without the ruffle. NOTE: Students need to bring their own sewing machines in good working order.

Class Fee: $50.00 Instructor: Maribeth


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My Happy Place Bag

Thu, Nov 10, 2022 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Description

Get organized with these adorable zipper bags. This panel features the pieces and instructions to make four large and four small project bags. Each bag uses a different colored zipper from Lori's Happy Zippers. All you need is a panel and a zipper. Thread and scissors of course. NOTE: Students need to bring their own sewing machines in good working order.

Class Fee: $25.00 Instructor: Lori Holt


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Bag Making Workshop

Sat, Nov 12, 2022 10:00am - 4:00pm

Description

Do you have a bag pattern you have been wanting to make? Could you use some help with the pattern instructions, particular techniques, or working with new materials or hardware? Or would you just like to hang out with other bag-makers and sew? If so, Sara Young is hosting a day of sewing support for fellow bag-making enthusiasts. Bring a bag pattern of your choosing, your sewing machine, and your bag-making supplies and spend the day making something beautiful and useful! Sara will be available to help you work through your project with practical tips and techniques. All levels welcome, beginner to advanced, however Sara recommends having all your material cut before class to maximize your workshop time.

Class Fee: $50.00 Instructor: Sara Young


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Tuffet

Two-Session Class
Sun, Nov 20, 2022 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Sun, Dec 4, 2022 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Description

Tuffets are a touch of whimsy for your home that blend with all decors and bridge the gap between design and function. In addition to being heirloom home accents, they make treasured gifts for special occasions including weddings, new babies, anniversaries and special birthdays. So grab a precut jelly roll or just (8) ¼ yard cuts and come learn how to sew a gorgeous tuffet cover during the first class session and during the second session, turn that cover into an upholstered footstool. Come to class with 64 2”x22” strips in fabrics of your choice along with the other supplies on the list. A tuffet kit of 6” upholstery foam, upholstery batting, predrilled wood round, button form, t-nuts and bun feet is available for classroom students. The kit fee is $130.00 with bun feet or $95.00 without bun feet and payable to the instructor during the first class session. (This is in addition to the class fee and supplies needed to make one tuffet.) If you are interested in a kit please let us know when registering.

Class Fee: $80.00 Instructor: Jeanne


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