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                  We use a wide screen TV so that everyone can see in class.                     General Information about our confidence building Classes

 
All of our sew-in classes are hands-on.

When you bring a machine to class, please make sure that your machine is in good working order, OR you may borrow a machine from us. Please let us know in advance.

If you do not see a class or topics you would like us to offer, please contact us at 503-393-0132 and we will  try to design a class for you.

All classes are held for two hours unless otherwise specified.    

                                                                      Our Friendly Class Policies
  • If you must cancel class, allow at least two weeks notice for full in store credit.
  • Arrive on time and be ready to learn with materials & supplies prepared for class.
  •  Leave your area clean for the next class.
  • Please make sure cell phones are off & put away, as they are a distraction.
  • Children are welcome, but must be considered a cell phone.
  • Please keep extra talking to a minimum while the teacher is talking.
  • Many people are allergic to fragrance- please act accordingly.
  • Thank you for your consideration for others.
BASIC SEWING KIT
All of the hands-on sewing classes will need a basic set of supplies that you like to use when sewing.  In addition to the materials listed with each class, please bring the following items to
each class:
1.  Your sewing machine in good repair, cleaned and oiled with the foot control and cord.  If you need to borrow one of ours, please let us know at least 48 hours in advance.
2.  Good scissors--1 pair for cutting fabric and 1 pair for snipping threads.  You may also want to bring a pair for paper if it is a pattern class.
3.  Good rotary cutter and a small mat
4.  Easy to read ruler
5.  Extra machine needles, cutter blades, bobbins
6.  Seam Ripper
7.  Marking pencils of your choice
8.  Small iron & ironing pad (Optional--we have 2 ironing stations)
9.  "Best Press" or spray starch
10.  505 Temporary Spray Adhesive
11.  Additional items that you like to have handy when you sew.  Please share your ideas.  We're always looking for new tips!

Not every class will require all of these items, but if you have your kit assembled, you will have everything you need for class.
Please be sure to check the website for instructions on what to do to prepare for your class.  Most classes will need you to have your pattern and precut your fabric before your first class.



Classes


Kennel Quilts for Humane Society
- Apr 25, 2020 11:00 am

Come and join the fun, make kennel quilts for the dogs and cats that are homeless. We will furnish the fabrics and batting, you supply the man-power. Bring your machine, lunch, snacks and friends. Help these wonderful animals have a warm, clean place to sleep.

Cost: $ FREE
We will be doing 7 individual classes. You may choose the ones that interest you. We will show how to use the different BERNINA feet, and other accessories and you will be able to try them yourself.

Cost: $ FREE
We will be doing 7 individual classes. You may choose the ones that interest you. We will show how to use the different BERNINA feet, and other accessories and you will be able to try them yourself.

Cost: $ FREE
We will be doing 7 individual classes. You may choose the ones that interest you. We will show how to use the different BERNINA feet, and other accessories and you will be able to try them yourself.

Cost: $ FREE
We will be doing 7 individual classes. You may choose the ones that interest you. We will show how to use the different BERNINA feet, and other accessories and you will be able to try them yourself.

Cost: $ FREE
We will be doing 7 individual classes. You may choose the ones that interest you. We will show how to use the different BERNINA feet, and other accessories and you will be able to try them yourself.

Cost: $ FREE
We will be doing 7 individual classes. You may choose the ones that interest you. We will show how to use the different BERNINA feet, and other accessories and you will be able to try them yourself.

Cost: $ FREE
We will be doing 7 individual classes. You may choose the ones that interest you. We will show how to use the different BERNINA feet, and other accessories and you will be able to try them yourself.

Cost: $ FREE
We will be doing 7 individual classes. You may choose the ones that interest you. We will show how to use the different BERNINA feet, and other accessories and you will be able to try them yourself.

Cost: $ FREE
We will be doing 7 individual classes. You may choose the ones that interest you. We will show how to use the different BERNINA feet, and other accessories and you will be able to try them yourself.

Cost: $ FREE
We will be doing 7 individual classes. You may choose the ones that interest you. We will show how to use the different BERNINA feet, and other accessories and you will be able to try them yourself.

Cost: $ FREE
We will be doing 7 individual classes. You may choose the ones that interest you. We will show how to use the different BERNINA feet, and other accessories and you will be able to try them yourself.

Cost: $ FREE
We will be doing 7 individual classes. You may choose the ones that interest you. We will show how to use the different BERNINA feet, and other accessories and you will be able to try them yourself.

Cost: $ FREE
Camden Bowls
- Apr 08, 2020 10:00 am

Using the strippies you can make a great bowls. Three different sizes.

Cost: $ 35.00
Screen tote
- Apr 30, 2020 01:30 pm

We will give you the pattern to create a tote great for Oregon weather. We will use pet screening and fabrics and end up with a cute tote bag for project, groceries, or beach goodies.

Cost: $ 35.00
2020 School of Embroidery
- Apr 10, 2020 10:00 am

Embroidery School 2020 will teach you various embroidery techniques in-depth. This class is for all brands of embroidery machine owners--not just BERNINA. We will have designs in most formats. Individual classes are $15.00

Cost: $ 75.00
2020 School of Embroidery
- Apr 11, 2020 10:00 am

Embroidery School 2020 will teach you various embroidery techniques in-depth. This class is for all brands of embroidery machine owners--not just BERNINA. We will have designs in most formats. Individual classes are $15.00

Cost: $ 75.00
There are so many new features in the embroidery unit of the upgraded 790, or 880 machine. Here is your opportunity to learn first hand what they are and how to use them.

Cost: $ 100.00
Open Sewing/Class Prep FREE
- Apr 03, 2020 11:00 am

Thanks to several customer's suggestions, we are offering a FREE day to prepare for your upcoming classes at BERNINA/ Stretch & Sew Fabrics or to work on your projects without interruption.

Cost: $ FREE
My BERNINA Designer Software 8.1
- Apr 08, 2020 01:30 pm

BERNINA has outdone itself with this version of the Designer Software. They have given many new updates and added many new features. 12 Classes.

Cost: $ 400.00
Learn to use your new BERNINA! My BERNINA Class--8 series, 790,770,740 only, 5 series590,570 New & 535 & 4 series 480,475,435's with the B9 Hook. This is the new Operating computer system and the new "Large" bobbin.

Cost: $ 400.00
My BERNINA Mastery Serger Class
- May 12, 2020 10:00 am

We work from a Workbook so that you have samples and notes to refer to at home. Your serger can be your best friend, if you learn to thread it and take care of it. The second and third part of the training covers the more advanced aspects of the serger and will make using your serger much easier.

Cost: $ 100.00
Square Dance Quilt
- Apr 09, 2020 01:30 pm

A customer very generously gave up permission to do this class. Great fun and easy to do.

Cost: $ 45.00
Beginning Quilting Class
- Apr 13, 2020 10:00 am

You will be cutting with a rotary cutter, constructing your rows, & putting them together to form a quilt top. The size will be determined by the number of rows you put together. No pattern needed.

Cost: $ 45.00
Tulip Wall hanging
- Apr 21, 2020 10:00 am

This is a beautiful 37-40" wallhanging, that is quite easy to do.

Cost: $ 45.00
Braided Twist Class
- May 11, 2020 10:00 am

No Quilting, No Binding, No handwork- Learn the secret in the book or class. The book includes the ruler and six additional projects. Looks so hard, but it is easy and fun.

Cost: $ 35.00
You will experience hands-on using the NEW quilting foot # 72 along with the new BERNINA & Amanda Murphy quilting rulers, feathers, clam shells,waves, etc. There is a special fabric panel that we will be using so you can see how to do the different designs, such as circles, curves, angles and much more. This class is FREE when you have purchased the rulers and foot from us. You will need a panel, batting & backing. **PLEASE REMOVE ALL OF THE WHITE PROTECTION FILM FROM YOUR RULERS BEFORE CLASS.

Cost: $ 25.00
Create a wonderful wall hanging using your Designer Software and the fun wreath tool. We will give you the designs to use.

Cost: $ 25.00
2020 Software Sampler
- Apr 17, 2020 10:00 am

This is a year Long Club that meets once a month or the third Friday or Saturday( except in May, because of the Keizer Day Parade). Bring your laptop loaded with version 8.2 or Designer 7 and try new techniques. Lots of fun and someone to help you at every turn. This is the best way to learn to use your Designer Software. There are four(4) lessons as a BONUS for Designworks.

Cost: $ 125.00
2020 Software Sampler
- Apr 18, 2020 10:00 am

This is a year Long Club that meets once a month or the third Friday or Saturday( except in May, because of the Keizer Day Parade). Bring your laptop loaded with version 8.2 or Designer 7 and try new techniques. Lots of fun and someone to help you at every turn. This is the best way to learn to use your Designer Software. There are four(4) lessons as a BONUS for Designworks.

Cost: $ 125.00