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Join us for this two day spring virtual workshop where you'll create five fun Kimberbell Sewing with my Gnomies embroidery projects! Project bag with fabric kits will be provided.

Cost: $ 199.00
Learning the basics of embroidery technique will make your project more beautiful and last the test of time. Join BERNINA Educator Adrienne Gallagher as she shares her knowledge of embroidery. Samples will excite the imagination! Classes 1 and 2 set you up for embroidery success with important information on threads, needles, stabilizers, fabrics, templates, design transfer, hooping, and placement. Classes 3 through 6 introduce a new fabric each week.

Cost: $ 60.00
BERNINA feet are where the machine meets fabric, and where true sewing magic happens. Over 6 sessions, BERNINA Educator Adrienne Gallagher will show you how to unleash creative options through your sewing machine feet. Each foot has its original purpose, but many feet have hidden uses and talents. You won?t want to miss any of these fun lectures. Let Adrienne share her knowledge, techniques and bestheld secrets so you can always put your best foot forward while sewing!

Cost: $ 60.00
Take your crafts to the next level with the Artistic Edge! Learn the ins and outs of the program so you can create the project that you want for whatever life throws at you. Whether it's a card for a special holiday, one of a kind gifts or special occasion decorations, you are sure to impress with your artistic edge creations. In this class, we will be going over the different functions and capabilities of the Artistic Edge and SimpleCut program.

Cost: $ 40.00
Show some team spirit by creating this one of a kind quilt for your favourite sport's fan (or yourself!) This project is an easy way to incorporate a theme (NHL or other) into an aesthetically pleasing quilt. Join instructor Opal and stretch your skills to have fun with three different sizes of flying geese! Licensed prints can now be purchased locally or online. Makes for a wonderful birthday or Christmas gift!

Cost: $ 90.00
Instructor Opal is back to kick it up a notch with this gorgeous cubed One Block Wonder quilt! Having a high visually impacting fabric with a repeat of at least 12" and preferably 16" or more is critical to achieve variety. The final quilt is stunning and is sure to WOW everyone who sees it. Come with us and reconnect with the joy of quilting!

Cost: $ 120.00
Learn top of the line designer techniques to produce results with construction that is simple! See results in an edge treatment that is great for facing that will complete the garment and doesn?t have a single visible stitch. Sew darts and tucks with only one thread on your sewing machine with no back stitching to give that designer result. Learn how to perfect the invisible zipper with a smooth seam from the end of the zipper to the continuous seam. If you love the look of a bound button hole, but were never happy with the results, come and sew one of Ron?s sought after techniques for this posh buttonhole.

Cost: $ 120.00
In this hands-on workshop you will learn to identify the fitting problems and how to solve them. Ron will show how to correct fitting problems regarding sloping and square shoulders, large bust, high and low bust, removal of a bust dart, broad and round upper back, sway back or down-sloping back waistline, large upper arm, tight armholes, flat seat and many more.

Cost: $ 140.00
Three days with Ron Collins and the ultimate sewing retreat. Is fitting your nemesis? Bring your favorite patterns and muslins to uncover tips and techniques for fitting. Go home with patterns altered just for you. Is it time to liberate some of those fabrics you are afraid to cut into? With Ron by your side and you working on whatever you want, he will teach you some time saving techniques for professional looking results. It's time for you to come and relaxed and have a great time, bring any sewing project your heart desires and Ron will help you overcome those trouble spots in fit and construction. Get ready to sew!

Cost: $ 325.00
FOUR days with Ron Collins and the ultimate sewing retreat. Is fitting your nemesis? Bring your favorite patterns and muslins to uncover tips and techniques for fitting. Go home with patterns altered just for you. Is it time to liberate some of those fabrics you are afraid to cut into? With Ron by your side and you working on whatever you want, he will teach you some time saving techniques for professional looking results. It's time for you to come and relaxed and have a great time, bring any sewing project your heart desires and Ron will help you overcome those trouble spots in fit and construction. Get ready to sew!

Cost: $ 435.00
Three days with Ron for your ultimate jean fitting and construction workshop! Begin by trying on jeans Ron has sewn to identify fitting problems. Ron will give you the necessary alterations for your pattern and away you go! Learn how to sew a hidden stay front to create a smooth and clean silhouette, how sew the world's best fly zipper technique, tricks for topstitching, bar tacking, belt loops, and MORE with Ron!

Cost: $ 325.00
Uncover great techniques for this knit know-how-to workshop. Ron will cover tips on layout, marking, cutting, interfacing, thread and appropriate needle sizes and types. Followed by a hands-on segment on making samples on seam and hem finishes, stabilizing darts, necklines and shoulder seams; plus cool seam finishes for armholes and necklines, closures and more (all samples that you take home)! Learn how to use a twin needle for decorative seams and hem along with techniques from ready-to-wear. Come learn how to sew the fabric of choice for most people....comfortable to wear, great for traveling, a great staple in your wardrobe!

Cost: $ 100.00
Pro-Stitcher is an intuitive computer-guided quilting system designed especially for use with Handi Quilter longarm quilting machines. User-friendly and simple to operate, the step-by-step process for each function is easy and fun. Whether finishing your own quilts or consider a quilting business, come see the elegant and precise quilting you can accomplish with Pro-Stitcher. New owners, start here!

Cost: $ 20.00
This class of quilting applications is an extension of Part 1 and addresses specific functions and basic techniques a quilter will use on a regular basis to finish quilts with the Pro-Stitcher. Tips and shortcuts for using features of the program are included. Part 1 (5A) is the pre-requisite for this class.

Cost: $ 20.00
Ready to expand your Pro-Stitcher knowledge? We?ll tackle borders, sashing and corners with the great features found in Pro-Stitcher. Making designs fit in any block shape is a breeze with all of our great Skew options. You can even create your own designs using all the great functions in Record.

Cost: $ 20.00
Are you ready to take your Pro-Stitcher skills up notch? This class focuses on combining designs to create new options for your quilts. Next, we?ll take the basic edge to edge and show you how to set it up three ways, and then focus on advancing your quilts for maximum accuracy. Finally, we?ll discuss repositioning and all ways you can use this powerful tool.

Cost: $ 20.00
Pro Stitcher Designer is a full featured, vector-based drawing software giving you the ability to quickly design, edit, customize, export and import any quilting motif you can imagine. This class will start with a basic overview of the easy to use features. New users will be creating their own digital designs for their next quilting project by the end of this class!

Cost: $ 20.00
Ready to move on to some more advanced Pro-Stitcher Designer techniques? We?ll focus on more of the features available to create your own design. Create designs using Carousel, Reflect, Echo Quilting and Rays! All these great designs start with simple designs created using the Artwork tools.

Cost: $ 20.00
Pro-Stitcher Designer has many great features that allow you to easily create custom designs. In this class, start with the Magic Wand to take a backdrop image and convert it into a digital design. Next, create fun edge to edge designs and creative fills using the Repeat on Path tool. Designs using true type fonts will add the final custom element to any quilting project.

Cost: $ 20.00
Ready to move on to some more advanced Pro-Stitcher Designer techniques? In this class, we?ll learn how to use the Shape tool to edit and transform designs. Connecting your designs gives you limitless options to create all the designs of your dreams.

Cost: $ 20.00
Join instructor Bev for six fun lessons on BERNINA embroidery that are jam-packed with info, techniques and tricks to take your embroidery further. Create a quick zipper pouch with textured background design, a hot pad using echo quilting, transform a plain tee with an in-the-hoop pocket peeker, embroidery a beautiful pillow panel for every season, create a monogrammed cork keychain and coasters entirely in-the-hoop!

Cost: $ 120.00
Join instructor Patty in four lessons focused all about quilting techniques and features of the BERNINA Q Series! Learn how to introduce texture into your quilting, all about free motion basics and tips, rulerwork and handy accessories as well as a whole cloth table runner and MORE!

Cost: $ 80.00
Join instructor Patty for six skill-building lessons on sewing with BERNINA, as well as the many neat features and accessories you can use to take your sewing to the next level! Learn how to create a machine-made tapestry, a professional pillow, a functional garden apron, a Sandhill Sling bag, a mini-quilt with applique and decorative stitches, and a stand-up notions pouch all while practicing various useful techniques!

Cost: $ 120.00
Join instructor Bev for six skill-building lessons on using BERNINA embroidery software in new, creative ways! From color photostitch to applique, creating fringe, blending colors, digitizing trims and more, there's so much for you to learn and play with!

Cost: $ 120.00
Tips, tricks, and techniques to make your embroidery the best it can be. Never worry that you will ruin a project again! Great for all brands of embroidery machines and beginner and seasoned embroiderers alike.

Cost: $ 40.00
Ready to spice up your feathers? Feathers make a great foundation for any quilting design. Adding swirling curls, meandering vines and filled spines add pizazz to this basic foundation. We'll learn to customize your feathers to your project and make them fit in everything from geometric designs to wrapping around corners.

Cost: $ 20.00
Have you even wanted to break away from your quilting cotton and really see what your longarm can do? You can piece, quilt on unique fabric, bind your quilts and lots of other great time saving techniques on your longarm. Find out what your longarm can really do and get ready to get more projects done.

Cost: $ 20.00
With mySewnet Embroidery Software, easily create beautiful designs with step-by-step guidance and access to the most wizards in the industry. Be inspired by Spiro Design, Word Sculpt, PhotoStitch, Film Strip and more! Join instructor Bev as we delve into the new mySewnet Software.

Cost: $ 60.00
Love piecing modern quilts but afraid to quilt the straight lines? We?ll explore everything from matchstick quilting to great all over designs using the humble straight lines. Rulers and channel locks give you precise straight lines every time, even when quilting designs that look complex like crosshatching.

Cost: $ 20.00
This virtual zoom class will answer all your questions about embroidery design files in conjunction with your embroidery machine, the world wide web and your PC. Learn how to download, purchase, and file embroidery designs. Then organize them in your computer so that each file is easy to locate! We will discuss the best websites to find free and purchased designs. Bring your questions to class as there will be a question-and-answer period!

Cost: $ 30.00