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SEWING MACHINE STATION

April/May/June 2011 Class List

615-373-1600

New Owner Classes - Sewing & Serging

These New Owner instructional lessons are FREE if you purchased your machine from us. Please register to receive your supply list. Some classes have a kit fee. Many of these classes have workbooks you will need to print out before class.

BERNINA Mastery Sewing Machine Class *This is the last session this workbook will be offered.* This class is for all Bernina sewing machines. Start with the basics and then learn some special sewing techniques along with the features of your sewing machine. 6 Classes. Fabric kit fee per class. #1 Basics Wed., April 20 10-1 or 6-9 pm #2 Seams & Hems Wed., April 27 10-1 or 6-9 pm #3 Buttonholes Wed., May 4 10-1 or 6-9 pm #4 Gathering Wed., May 11 10-1 or 6-9 pm #5a Ruffles & piping Wed., May 18 10-1 or 6-9 pm #5b Quilting Sat., April 9 10-2 My BERNINA New Owner's Sewing Classes *These are the new workbook classes.* Designed for the new owners of Bernina Sewing Machines. Bernina 101 - Basic Operation­ for all BERNINA owners ° Sat. May 7 9:30 - 12:30 ° Sat. June 4 9:30 - 12:30 Special Features of the Artistas and the 8 Series Machines ° Mon., May 9 10-1 or 6-9 Stitch Fun - for computerized machines ° Fri., May 20 10-1 or 6-9 Creative Options - for the Artista 730 & the 830 ° Fri., May 27 10-1 or 6-9 Heirloom Sewing - all machines ° Fri, June 3 6-9 Quilting with Your Bernina - all machines ° Fri., June 10 10-1 or 6-9 Rolling, Piping & Ruffling - all machines ° Fri., June 17 10-1 or 6-9 Sewing Machine Quick Start Classes Quick Purse with Handles - Make a unique handbag while putting in a zipper, making button holes, and playing with your decorative stitches. Kit Fee. One Class. ° Saturday, June 18 5:00 - 9:00 Serger Quick Start Get comfortable using your serger in this 3-hour class. At the end of class, you'll have a zippered pouch for storing your serger accessories. Kit Fee. ° Friday, April 15 10-1 or 6-9 Serger Basics Learn the basics: threading, tension, 3 thread, 4 thread, rolled hem, flatlocking. Workbook Class. Two Classes. ° Mon. May 16 & 23 10-1 or 6-9

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SEWING MACHINE STATION

April/May/June 2011 Class List

615-373-1600

New Owner Classes - Embroidery & Software

These New Owner instructional lessons are FREE if you purchased your machine from us. Please register to receive your supply list. Some classes have a kit fee. Many of these classes have workbooks you will need to print out before class.

My Bernina New Owner's Embroidery 101 Class *This is a new workbook class.* Learn the basics of your BERNINA or Deco embroidery machine: stabilizers, hooping, stitching a design, lettering, and combinations. ° Sat., May 7 2-5 ° Sat., June 4 2-5 Embroidery Quick Start Learn to hoop and embroider on a baby onesie and a towel. ° Wed., June 29 10-1 or 6-9 Exploring Explorations Software Bring your laptop and explore different ways to use your software. Sat. April 16 Getting Started & Reviewing Basic Editing Sat. May 21 Lettering & Monogramming

10-12 10-12

ARTlink V6 Software This free software from BERNINA, allows you to acquire embroidery designs and send them to a USB stick or directly to your embroidery machine. If you don't yet own embroidery software and want an easy way to get designs to your machine, this is the class for you. Let's install the software on your computer and learn to send the designs to your machine. Mon., April 25 10-1 or 6-9 ARTDesign Software ARTDesign software may have come with your embroidery machine. This software allows you to acquire embroidery designs from other places, combine designs, and add lettering. If you have this software, bring your laptop to class and learn how to use the software and send designs to your machine. Mon., May 2 10-1 or 6-9

Buy this embroidery pack in our store. We can put it on a CD or a USB Stick for you. It comes Multiformatted. Many Design Collections to choose from.

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April/May/June 2011 Class List

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APRIL CLASSES

Add Font Styles to your Software Cathy If you have the ARTDesign Software or the Designer Plus V6 software, you can add TrueType fonts to your computer. These fonts can be used to create new alphabet fonts in embroidery. Learn how to download and install the fonts on your computer. Because, we never have enough fonts! Tues., April 12 10-1 or 6-9 $20 Shirring Children's Clothing Marcia Learn to shirr fabric. Then, cut out the pattern of your choice and work on your outfit with Marcia's supervision. Wed., April 13 10-2 $25 Serger Ruffled Pillowcase Cathy Make a lovely ruffled pillowcase using your BERNINA sergers rolled hem, four-thread, and serger gathering foot. You will love how easy this case is to make on your serger. You can make a set in class (or more!) & have time to make one for donation. Mon., April 18 10-1 or 6-9 $20 Rotary Cutters & Rulers Bonnie Learn the proper way to cut out your fabric using your rotary cutter and rotary rulers. Whether you want to cut out quilt pieces or pieces for bags and clothing, learn rotary cutting techniques to make your cutting more efficient. Tues., April 19 10-12 $15 Appliqué Lettering with Designer Plus Software Cathy Using the Designer Plus V6 software, you can create your own embroidery appliqué lettering. Learn to download a font style, create an appliqué, and add creative finishing touches. Tues., April 19 6-9 $20 Digitizing with Designer Plus V6 Software Gail Learn to create your own embroidery designs with the V6 Embroidery Software. Gail will guide you with her tips and techniques. New design. Thursday, April 21 10-1 $20 Appliqué Tea Towel Anita Learn to use the satin stitch or the buttonhole appliqué stitch to add a special fabric design to a tea towel. Hang it in your kitchen or give as a gift. Tues., April 26 10-1 or 6-9 $20 Stabilizer Organizer Kate Make this great organizer to keep all your stabilizers organized and easily accessible. Coordinate it with your sewing room to make it fun and usable. Thurs. April 28 10-1 or 6-9 $20

SPECIAL SEMINAR - Libby Lehman, National Quilt Instructor

LIBBY LEHMAN began making quilts 38 years ago when her mother, Catherine Anthony, signed them up for a basic class. Over the years she has evolved from a traditional handworker to one of the leaders in innovative machine stitching. Her studio art quilts have won many awards and appear in private, corporate, and museum collections, including VISA International, Fairfield Processing Corporation and Cogen Technologies. She is the author of Threadplay with Libby Lehman and her quilts have appeared in many books and international publications.

WHEN: Thursday, May 19, 2011

FEE: $25

CLASS: Lecture/Presentation

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MAY CLASSES

Ruffled Handbag Purse Dianne Make a handbag that is updated and made fun with a ruffle. This everyday handbag will definitely brighten your day. Tues., May 3 10-2 $30 Girl's Strip-Pieced Pleated Skirt Anita This fun strip-pieced child's skirt features a drop waist and box pleats and is created using strips from a single jelly roll! Use your sewing machine and serger to create this cute skirt. (We will have the serger set up for you to use or you can bring your own.) Thurs., May 5 10-3 $35 Sewing Appliqué - Flip Flop Anita Appliqué another great design using either a satin stitch or the buttonhole stitch. A flip flop that is perfect for summer. Tues., May 10 10-1 or 6-9 $20 Pillowcase Dress Marcia Great for beginners; but, for experienced seamstresses, Marcia will show you several ways to vary the basic pattern, such as: piping or ruffling the straps, tiering the skirt, or adding a band to the bottom of the skirt. Thurs. May 12 10-1 or 6-9 $20 Downloading Embroidery Designs Cathy You know they are out there on the internet, but how do you get them and use them on your machine? Bring your laptop with wireless internet capability and learn to download, unzip, and send embroidery designs to your machine/usb drive. Fri., May 13 10-1 or 6-9 $20 BERNINA Embroidery Software V6 Editing Gail Take a digitized design found in the software and edit it to make it your own. Sat., May 14 10-1

$20

Habitat Quilt Bonnie Set off a special fabric with a slightly angled segment for more big quilt fun. 3 Week class great for Beginners or just for fun. We will demonstrate traditional quilting and quilting in the embroidery hoop - it's easier than you think! Tues., May 17, 24 & 31 10-1 $60 Quilted Wallet Judy Show your sewing style by making your own quilted wallet. Plenty of pockets and places on the inside. Wed., May 25 10-1 $20 Stabilizers 101 - A Key to Beautiful Embroidery Kate Attend this lecture presentation to learn about stabilizers. The way to perfect embroidery is with the correct stabilizer. Thurs., May 26 10-12 or 6-8 $15

JUNE CLASSES

Serger Foot Workshop: Elasticator Cathy Have fun learning to use the elasticator foot on your serger. We will make a fun project with this fun foot. Learn how easy this foot is to use. Wed., June 1 10-1 or 6-9 $20 Heirloom Bonnet Kate For those who have the "Christening Collection II," here is your chance to learn hands-on how to make a beautiful heirloom quality bonnet from start to finish. We'll cover re-hoopings as well as the bonnet construction. Thurs., June 2 10-1 or 6-9 $20

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April/May/June 2011 Class List

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JUNE CLASSES, CONTINUED

Girl's Serger Heirloom Camisole & Pants Cathy A serger makes attaching laces and creating pintucks fast and easy. Learn how to set up your machine while you create this lovely girl's pajama camisole and pant. Mon., June 6 Camisole 10-1 or 6-9 $20 Mon. June 13 Pants 10-1 or 6-9 $20 Raw Edge Appliqué Placemat/table runner Anita Raw edge appliqué is fresh and fun. Learn the basics while creating this fun placemat which could lead to a table runner. Some quilting also included. Tues., June 7 10-1 or 6-9 $20 Crocheted Edgings Kate Beautiful laces and edgings all created using your BERNINA decorative sewing stitches. Create your own lovely edging on a decorative hand towel. Wed. June 8 10-1 or 6-9 $20 Rotary Cutters & Rulers Bonnie Learn the proper way to cut out your fabric using your rotary cutter and rotary rulers. Whether you want to cut out quilt pieces or pieces for bags and clothing, learn rotary cutting techniques to make your cutting more efficient. Thurs. June 9 10-12 $15 Making It Big with the Mega Hoop Kate In this class you will use your BERNINA Embroidery Software to bring in multiple designs to fill the Mega Hoop and edit them to make a beautiful designs all your own. Then, you will stitch out your embroidery design using your Mega Hoop. Sat. June 11 10-2 $25 Circle Quilt Bonnie This quilt pops! Bonnie updated the pattern to use the BERNINA circular embroidery attachment. The circles are appliquéd onto a background strip, she then added circular free-motion quilting. Very cute and modern! Tues., June 14, 21 & 28 10-1 $55

Shirred Sundress Marcia Learn to shirr fabric and then construct a stylish little sundress. This is such a quick and fun dress for any level of seamstress. Thurs., June 16 10-2 $25 Machine Embroidered Appliqué Towel Kate We'll hoop your towel & learn the different techniques of machine embroidery appliqué. Adding different fabrics to your embroidery designs can enhance any project. One of our newest designs will be included w/ your class. Wed., June 22 10-1 or 6-9 $20 Giga Hoop for the Deco 340 Embroidery Machine Kate Learn how to use the Giga Hoop to embroider a larger area without having to re-hoop. We will stitch out a design to fill the Giga Hoop. Thurs., June 23 10-1 or 6-9 $20 Easy Striped Table Runner Kate Make this beautiful table runner to match any décor. You will be amazed at how easy it is. Plus, you can make matching placemats for a perfect table ensemble. Thurs., June 30 10-1 or 6-9 $20

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April 2011 -- SEWING MACHINE STATION

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8 ME Club 1:00 Drawing a Blank

9 Quilting with Your Bernina #5b 10-3 (bring lunch)

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12 Add Fonts to your software 10-1 or 6-9 19 Rotary Cutters & Rulers 10-12 Appliqué Lettering D+ Software 6-9 26 Appliqué Tea Towel 10-1 or 6-9

13 Shirring Children's Clothing 10-2 20 New Owner's Mastery Class #1 10-1 or 6-9

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15 Serger Quick Start 10-1 or 6-9 22

16 Exploring Explorations 10-12 Software Sampler Club 1:00 23 Bernina Club 1:00 "Cover Up"

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18 Serger Ruffled Pillowcase 10-1 or 6-9 25 Artlink V6 Software 10-1 or 6-9

21 Digitizing with Designer Plus 10-1

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27 New Owner's Mastery Class #2 10-1 or 6-9

28 Stabilizer Organizer 10-1 or 6-9

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May 2011 -- SEWING MACHINE STATION

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Art Design Software 10-1 or 6-9

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3 Ruffled Handbag Purse 10-2

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4 New Owner's Mastery Class #3 10-1 or 6-9

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5 Girl's Pleated Skirt 10-3 6

Fri

ME Club 1:00 It's a Wrap

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7 My Bernina 101 9:30--12:30 Embroidery 101 2-5 14 Editing with V6 Software 10-1

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9 Artista & 8 Series Special Features 10-1 or 6-9 16 My Bernina Serger Class #1 10-1 or 6-9

10 Sewing Appliqué Flip Flop 10-1 or 6-9 17 Habitat Quilt Class #1 10-1

11 New Owner's Mastery Class #4 10-1 or 6-9

12 Pillowcase Dress 10-1 or 6-9

13 Downloading Embroidery Designs 10-1 or 6-9 20 My Bernina Sewing ­Stitch Fun 10-1 or 6-9

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18 New Owner's Mastery Class #5a 10-1 or 6-9

19 Special Event! Libby Lehman, National Quilt Teacher 26 Stabilizers 101 10-12 or 6-8

21 Exploring Explorations 10-12 Software Sampler Club 1:00 28 Bernina Club 1:00 Appli-que-tions

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23 My Bernina Serger Class #2 10-1 or 6-9

24 Habitat Quilt Class #2 10-1

25 Quilted Wallet 10-1

27 My Bernina Sewing -Creative Options 10-1 or 6-9

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31 Habitat Quilt Class #3 10-1

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June 2011 - SEWING MACHINE STATION

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1 Serger Foot: Elasticator 10-1 or 6-9

Thu

2 Heirloom Bonnet in the Embroidery Hoop 10-1 or 6-9 9 Rotary Cutters & Rulers 10-12 3

Fri

ME Club 1:00

Quilting & Embroidery

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4 My Bernina 101 9:30--12:30 Embroidery 101 2-5 11 Making It Big 10-2

My Bernina Heirloom 6-9 pm

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6 Girl's Serger Heirloom Camisole 10-1 or 6-9 13 Girl's Serger Heirloom Pants 10-1 or 6-9 20

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Raw Edge Appliqué Placemat 10-1 or 6-9

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Crocheted Edgings 10-1 or 6-9

10 My Bernina Quilting 10-1 or 6-9

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14 Circle Quilt #1 10-1

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16 Shirred Sundress 10-2

17 My Bernina Rolling, Piping & Ruffling 10-1 or 6-9 24

18 Software Sampler Club 1:00 Quick Start 5-9

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21 Circle Quilt #2 10-1

22 Machine Embroidered Appliqué Towel 10-1 or 6-9

23 Giga Hoop for the Deco 340 10-1 or 6-9

25 Bernina Club 1:00 Kitchen Update

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28 Circle Quilt #3 10-1

29 Embroidery Quick Start 10-1 or 6-9

30 Easy Striped Table Runner 10-1 or 6-9

Software Sampler Club

A monthly, hands-on BERNINA V6 EMBROIDERY SOFTWARE lesson. Bring your laptop and learn new features and possibilities each month. Fee $10. Take home a CD of project ideas and information. Please register to attend: 615-373-1600. *Sat. April 16 One Design - Many Options 1:00 pm *Sat. May 21 In the Hoop Piecing & Decorative Stitches 1:00 pm *Sat. June 18 Art Canvas & Freehand Drawing Tools 1:00 pm

All About ME ! Machine Embroidery Club

All About ME , Machine Embroidery, is a club that is focused on teaching you embroidery ideas and techniques. We meet once a month. Bring some show & tell. No machine required. Fee $10. Take home a CD of project ideas and information. Please register. Friday, April 8, Drawing a Blank 1:00 Friday, May 6, It's A Wrap 1:00 Friday, June 3, Quilting & Embroidery 1:00

BERNINA CLUB

You're Invited! Join other sewing enthusiasts and learn new sewing techniques. See a demonstration & try out the techniques during our round robin sewing. We meet once a month. Bring some show & tell; we love to see what you are making. No machine required. Fee $10. Take home a CD of project ideas and information. Please register. Sat., April 23 Cover Up 1:00 pm Sat., May 28 Appli-que-tions 1:00 pm Sat. June 25 Kitchen Update 1:00 pm

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