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

Classes
Quilting

Upcoming classes are being added here as information becomes available. Stay tuned for updates. Thank you!


Beginners—Start to Finish    $80

Instructor: Sonja Shogren

CL-begstart Saturday(s)
August 12, 19 2017 10:00Am-4:30Pm (Full-Day class)

There will not be a Wednesday Evening Beginners—Start to Finish class this Summer 2017.

If you always have wanted to learn how to make a quilt - come and join us for four relaxing Tuesday mornings - or, two relaxing Saturdays.

This class will teach you how to make a quilt from start to finish, including straight-line machine quilting and finishing the quilt with a binding. This is a true beginner's class.

This is an ideal class for "busy" people -- almost no homework! Also, a good class for a young person who is experimenting to see if he/she enjoys sewing.

Note: This class requires that you have a sewing machine, at home, for any necessary homework.

Skill level - Beginner

Approx. 39” x 42”
(Class Sample)

(Recent Student's Pieces)


North-South Bound    $90

Instructor: Sonja Shogren

CL-north-south Tuesday(s) June 27, July 11, 25 2017 10:00Am-1:00Pm (Morning class)

CL-north-south Wednesday(s) June 21, 28, July 12 2017 6:00-9:00Pm (Evening class)

You could design your own quilt - or, you might adopt the class sample. We make the quilt using three different blocks - using lots of colors, offering you flexibility while allowing you to challenge your imagination!

Skill level - Advanced Beginner and Above

44"x65"
(Class Sample)

(A Previous Class Student's Pieces after Final Session)


Gelato    $90

Instructor: Sonja Shogren

CL-xxxx Tuesday(s) August 1, 8, 22 2017 10:00Am-1:00Pm (Morning class)

CL-Gelato Wednesday(s) August 9, 16, 30 2017 6:00-9:00Pm (Evening class)

The pattern is fascinating to me and, even better: It is not complicated to sew. I chose for the class sample the Ombre fabric Gelato. Colorful florals or batiks would be great, as well. Come and see how your creation magically falls into place. (Homework is required).

Skill level - Advanced Beginner and Above

46"x46"
(Class Sample)

Design Workshop (Part-2)   $30

Instructor: Sonja Shogren

CL-DESIGNWS Wednesday(s) June 7, July 5, August 2, September 6 2017 10:00Am-1:00Pm (Morning class)

We continue working on a “contemporary” quilt that uses traditional quilt blocks. Lots of homework….. This class is not for beginners.

Skill level - Intermediate and above


Your Piece Will Be Designed by YOU with My Help!



Dog Days of Summer    $55 plus pattern

Instructor: Debi Balogh

CL-xxxx Thursday(s) July 13, 27 2017 10:00Am-1:00Pm (Morning class)

Another beautiful art quilt by McKenny Ryan. You can choose to do just one block or the entire quilt. Her applique captures the beauty of nature and animals. It is a simple, raw edge applique with easy to follow patterns.

This is for all skill levels.

Pattern: "Dog Days of Summer " by McKenna Ryan

Skill level - Beginner and Above



My Kinda Town    $55 plus pattern

Instructor: Debi Balogh

CL-xxxx Friday(s) August 11, 25 2017 10:00Am-1:00Pm (Morning class)

This is an exciting paper piecing project! You can choose to do just one block for a cute wall-hanging or do the entire quilt! Left over assorted scraps and assorted background fabrics can be used in this quilt.

This is a project for all quilters.

Pattern: "My Kinda Town" by Peggy Larsen

Skill level - Beginner and Above



Animal Collage Quilts    $55 plus pattern

Instructor: Debi Balogh

CL-xxxx Tuesday(s) August 8, 22 2017 6:00-9:00Pm (Evening class)

These are wonderful animal collage art quilts created from patterns designed by Laura Heine. No two will look alike! Pick your favorite out (if the store doesn't have your pattern they can order it) and it will be made by fussy cutting flowers, leaves, paisleys, butterflies, bird or whatever you want to use in them!

Pattern: (Of your choice) by Laura Heine

Skill level - Beginner and Above



Intro to Free Motion   $30

Instructor: Sue Miskovic

CL-xxx
Sunday
May 21, 2017

1:30 – 4:30 PM (Afternoon class)

CL-xxx
Tuesday
June 6, 2017

10:00am – 1:00 PM (Morning class)


Don't let the idea of free motion quilting scare you. Working on a pre-printed panel makes it easy to get started stitching while learning multiple design elements.

Skill level - Check with the store



No Fear Free-Motion Quilting    $30

Instructor: Sandy Fitzpartick

CL-FMQ
Saturday
June 17, 2017

10:00AM – 1:00 PM (Morning class)


Are you tired of stitching in the ditch and straight line quilting? Expand your horizons with free-motion quilting.

Whether you are just a beginner or need more design options, join us for this fun and exciting class.

Sandy will bring lots of quilts and give you the information and courage to try this fun and easy way of quilting.

Skill level - All levels welcome



Color Sense with Annie Smith    $125

Instructor: Annie Smith

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Thursday and Friday
June 22, 23 2017

10:00AM – 4:00 PM (Full-Day class)


Every quilter thinks that they have a problem with color – when in fact, they need to know more about fabric. Learn exactly what draws the eye to interesting designs and patterns in quilts to give them life. We discuss keys to effective fabric selection in this workshop, apply hands-on design exercises, and make a quilt applying everything you learn.

The first day is Building Your Color Sense, a no-sew, hands-on workshop with a slide show about quilts and color standards, a hands-on demo where we play with fabric, and build paste-ups from your stash. You will apply design rules to choose fabrics for quilts, enhancing your own color and fabric intuition. You will create a resource binder that you will use again and again.

The second day, you compose an eye-popping quilt using a single block pattern and ten fat-quarters! The block used for this exercise is a magical block that changes deign based on where you place your fabrics. Each block is unique and can’t be repeated! You will also learn precision piecing, using one little essential notion.

Skill level - Check with the store



Lecture/Trunk Show and Workshops with Penni Domikis    $99 (If sign up for all three parts)

Instructor: Penni Domikis

CL-xxxx Part 1: Lecture - All Scrapped Out!    $15
Friday
June 9 2017

6:00pm (Evening Lecture)

CL-xxxx Part 2: Workshop - Nested Petal Applique    $60
Saturday
June 10 2017

10:00am - 4:00pm (Full-day Workshop)

CL-xxxx Part 3: Workshop - English Paper Piecing with Templates   $50
Saturday
June 11 2017

1:00 - 4:00pm (Afternoon Workshop)


Lecture/Trunk Show and Workshops with Penni Domikis owner of Cabin in the Woods

Lecture/Trunk Show: All Scrapped Out!    June 9 2017 6:00pm (Evening Lecture) $15

Penni will demonstration of how to make a masterpiece out of your unruly collection of scraps. She will show you how to step away from the cutting table and ironing board and just begin sewing. There's no need to purchase special rulers, no need to cut into your stash of yardage...you will use your scraps and turn them into something spectacular.

Skill level - All


Workshop: Nested Petal Applique    June 10 2017 10:00am - 4:00pm (Full-day Workshop) $60

Penni will demonstration of how to make a masterpiece out of your unruly collection of scraps. She will show you how to step away from the cutting table and ironing board and just begin sewing. There's no need to purchase special rulers, no need to cut into your stash of yardage...you will use your scraps and turn them into something spectacular.

Skill level - All


English Paper Piecing with Templates    June 11 2017 1:00 - 4:00pm (Afternoon Workshop) $50

With this fabulous line of English Piecing Templates you can create lots of designs. You can actual make something you can finish. You will learn to improve your stitching skills and test our the best templates on the market. Learn this portable method of hand quilting while making a masterpiece.

Skill level - All



Posh Pet Portraits    $140

Instructor: Roxane Lessa

CL-xxxx
Saturday
June 24 2017

10:00AM – 4:00 PM (Full-Day class)


Let Roxane help you turn a photo of your favorite pet into a beguiling art quilt using easy, fused, raw edge applique, and free motion quilting. These make great gifts for family members too! After learning this technique, you can also make landscapes and other types of art quilts!

Skill level - Beginner




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