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All Sergers This class covers threading, tension, corners, and rolled hem. (Sergers not purchased at Becky's Fabrics are welcome, with a $40 class fee.) (These classes are provided at no charge to customers that have purchased their machine at Becky's Fabrics.)

Cost: $ 40.00
Each lesson showcases the best of Bernina products, features and benefits through a fun and inspirational approach. Fri. July 12, 10am Project: Self-Binding Baby Blanket Quick baby gifts are always valuable projects to keep in your sewing repertoire. Learn how to make a simple baby blanket with some challenging materials this month, as well as ideas on how to customize for thoughtful gifts. Embroidery: Applique In-The-Hoop Applique done in the hoop is not only faster, it allows for stunning effects not possible using conventional methods. This project is the perfect marriage of modern and traditional. We will integrate appliqued squares into a 9-patch layout to create a 16-inch pillow cover that is sure to become a focal point in your home d?cor. Technique: Foot Feature ? Airy Summer Table Runner Expand your horizons and experience the BERNINA Spanish Hemstitch Attachment. Learn beautiful Spanish hemstitching techniques while making this airy summer table runner. No batting or quilting, just fabric, thread, cords and fun! Fri. August 2, 10am Project: Table Runner Fast and easy quilted projects like table runners are always fun. This attractive table runner is created with just one simple shape. The 60? triangle is perfect for this project. It goes together so quick and easy; you?ll want to make one for every season. Embroidery: Monogrammed Bath Towel with Toolbox BERNINA Toolbox software really shines in making beautiful monograms with very few clicks. And with the unsurpassed embroidery stitch quality of a BERNINA, a monogrammed towel becomes a distinguished item. The secret ingredients are OESD StitcH2O and Heavy Cutaway stabilizers which ensures perfect results, even on the heaviest towels. Technique: Free-Motion Quilting - Feathers There is a vast world of quilted feathers. In this technique lesson, we will break down the formation of a feather into the spine and the plume. Explore free-motion feathers as well as rulerwork feathers. With a few techniques and a little practice, you will be stitching feathers in no time. Fri. September 6, 10am Project: Modern Twist Pillow Learn how to make a Twisted Tucks pillow using everyone?s favorite foot ? the Edgestitch Foot #10! This project is as fun as it is easy, yet gives impressive results. Embroidery: Design Editing in the Machine Easily set up and edit designs right in the embroidery machine. By using the onboard editing tools, you are able to combine designs and make changes, group and ungroup designs, and delete part of the design and then arrange in the desired stitch order. Need to change out lettering on a design? It is quick and easy right at the embroidery machine. What a time saver! Technique: Overlocker ? Rolled Hem Lettuce Edge In this lesson, learn how to set the overlocker for a beautiful rolled hem. This hem finish is great for delicate fabrics, but can also be used to create a decorative lettuce edge hem finish on knits. See how adjusting differential feed and adding fishing line can create this sculptural effect for your next project.

Cost: $ FREE
My challenge to you is to use all the great lace designs available. You can choose to make a building from lace, add lace to a corner of a napkin or tablecloth, or turn an embroidery design into a lace edging for a table topper.

Cost: $ 30.00
What?s better than a monogram on a towel set? Bring your towel sets and let?s monogram to ?make it really yours?.

Cost: $ 20.00
All Bernette/BERNINA embroidery machines After taking Embroidery Getting Started, this will be the next step in learning and using your embroidery machine. You will use a simple design, resize, combine and stitch out your creation. (These classes are provided at no charge to customers that have purchased their machine at Becky's Fabrics.)

All Bernette/BERNINA embroidery machines After taking Embroidery Getting Started, this will be the next step in learning and using your embroidery machine. You will use a simple design, resize, combine and stitch out your creation. (These classes are provided at no charge to customers that have purchased their machine at Becky's Fabrics.)

All Bernette/BERNINA embroidery machines This class will cover the basics of needles, threads and stabilizers. Bring your computer to class with artlink V8 loaded to practice getting designs ready. (These classes are provided at no charge to customers that have purchased their machine at Becky's Fabrics.)

Corrine has mastered the Bernina Stitch Regulator and you can too! Students who don?t have the BSR are welcome to come learn, also. Minimum 2 students.

Cost: $ 30.00
Hoop Sisters has their yearly mystery quilt available only during JUNE for your purchase. The times for these classes are to help you with your ?Mystery? for the month as you make and finish your quilt/wall hanging.

Cost: $ 30.00
These super easy to sew bags can lie fat or expand up to 2.5" in depth, and have seamless linings! They really are great for all sorts of things and are easy to store or travel with. Sewing machines are provided. Sign up soon, as space is very limited.

Cost: $ 26.00
Have you been wanting to learn more about sewing? This is the class for you. We will start with the basics and move forward with processes as the attendees want.

Cost: $ 20.00
Bernette through 5-Series machines You will learn about thread, needle options, presser feet and basic stitching, plus oiling and machine maintenance. (These classes are provided at no charge to customers that have purchased their machine at Becky's Fabrics.)

Bernette through 5-Series Explore the decorative stitches and lettering available in your machine. Plus, learn free motion quilting with the BERNINA Stitch Regulator. (These classes are provided at no charge to customers that have purchased their machine at Becky's Fabrics.)

Learn how to make your machine really yours by exploring the various set-up areas. Then we move into the operation of the basic sewing side of the machine.

5-series through 8-series machines You will learn about all the fun things possible with decorative stitches including directional sewing and stitch designer. (These classes are provided at no charge to customers that have purchased their machine at Becky's Fabrics.)

Join us for a day of open sewing!

Cost: $ FREE
Your sewing machine/serger needs to be protected from all the dust we have in this area. Do you have a cover for your machine? Use Marijean?s pattern and make a cover for a machine of your choice. It can feature an interesting fabric or have a special embroidered design on the front.

Cost: $ 30.00
Dive into Bernina Embroidery Software 8! The lessons will show the new features and how to use them. Wed. June 12, 10am-noon Lettering Play Explore creative ways to play with fonts. Wed. July 10, 10am-noon Step and Repeat Learn about the creative feature in Artwork Canvas called Step and Repeat. Quickly create shapes that can be duplicated; then edit the arrangement to create a unique design. Wed. August 14, 10am-noon Applique Enhancements Learn creative techniques to add spark to your applique designs. Create textures and patterns in combination with applique. Wed. September 11, 10am-noon Lettering Artwork Canvas Style Learn about Font options in Artwork Canvas to create specialty lettering. Use the Contour Tool to create unusual lettering that will convert to embroidery.

Cost: $ FREE