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BERNINA Academy is your source for the best of BERNINA Education brought close to home!


2-Day Course December 6 and 7th 10am-5pm 

 Fee $ 199.00
Machines, lunch and refreshments provided!

Venitta McCall 

Hands-On Experience
Expert Instructors

  • Texture Fabric
  • PaintWorks
  • Designing Stitches 
  • Rulerwork Quilting
  • Needle Felting
  • Embroidery Appliqué
  • Embroidered Buttonholes
  • Corded Buttonholes
  • Designing Shapes in Embroidery
  • Sashiko Stitching by Machine
  • Sashiko Stitching with Embroidery 
  • Mock Trapunto Quilting
  • Satin Stitch Scallop Hem
Course Description: Learn sewing, quilting and embroidery techniques tailored to your unique sewing profile. Create a technique reference book featuring 13 techniques, including sashiko, buttonholes, needle felting, rulerwork, and more.

Course Objective: The two-day course exposes students to a wide variety of techniques and will teach them sewing, quilting, and embroidery techniques. They will build a solid sewing foundation that will help them through a lifetime of sewing. At the end of the Academy, participants will have made a Technique Book to use as a reference guide every time they walk into their sewing studio and turn on their BERNINA to sew their next project.

Course Requirements: None. This is the best part, the course is open to everyone. Whether you are a seasoned pro, or you’ve never touched a sewing machine, you can attend this course. Everyone will walk away with tips and techniques to improve their sewing skills or inspire them to learn and sew more!

Welcome to the world of Bernina. 

Each student will learn how to sew various techniques. This course will cover different embroidery, quilting, and creative techniques, embellishments and so much more, attracting all types of sewists from crafters to quilters. If you are a sewist looking to expand your sewing skills and discover how BERNINA machines and accessories can improve and simplify your hobby, then this is the right place for you. 

By experimenting with different types of techniques, each attendee will find their personal sewing idenity. 

Each attendee will leave the Academy with a complete BERNINA Academy Technique book with 13 finished technique samples. This book is chock-full of sewing samples and techniques for Find Your Sewing Identity. 

In addition, the customers will receive discounts for that day only. Door prizes and games for the day!

LOCATION: Place: Holiday Inn Route 66 (Viking) 
Click Here for Hotel Info
10709 Watson Rd.
St. Louis, Mo 63127
At Watson and Lindbergh
Block rooms with discount
Register under Heyde Sewing Machine Co. for discount

Skill Level: beginner
Skill Details: Beginner
Materials Included: Kit, Machines, lunch and refreshments provided!
Instructor Bio: Venitta McCall

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.