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Welcome to Thimbles Quilts!


From : Dec 8, 2017 9:00:00 AM To : Dec 9, 2017 3:00:00 PM Venue : 940 S State Street



The BERNINA Academy focuses on the things that make BERNINA, well, a BERNINA. Each student will learn how to sew on various fabrics with step-by-step instruction. The course will cover different seaming and hemming techniques, embellishment and so much more attracting all types of sewers from quilters to crafters.  A great class for all sewers including the new sewist, the younger sewist, or the sewist looking to expand their sewing skills and discover how BERNINA machines and accessories can improve and simplify their hobby.

By experimenting with different types of fabrics and techniques the goal is to target those customers that are also wanting to dabble in costume making, home-dec, or garment construction and to introduce them to the world of BERNINA.

Each attendee will leave the academy with a completed BERNINA Academy Technique Book with 20 finished sewing samples. This book is chock-full of sewing samples and techniques for Mastering Challenging Fabrics. In addition, a collectible BERNINA Academy USB stick. This custom designed USB stick will have additional information on fabric care, needles, inspirational projects and instructions to inspire you long after the course is over.

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