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In-person classes are held in our spacious classroom, with BERNINA and Bernette Sewing Machines, Overlocks, large cutting tables, and pressing equipment set up for student use.  Lots of light and comfortable chairs enhances your class time!

Virtual classes are held via Zoom, you will receive a Zoom link prior to the class.

To reserve your spot in a class, pre-registration (including payment where applicable) is required.  

Class registrants will receive a confirmation/supply list via email.  Supplies are extra unless otherwise noted.  Please come to class on time and prepared....we want you to make the best use of your class time!

Class fees are not refundable.  If you cancel 7 days or more prior to a class you will receive a store credit.

Call or email if you have any questions.  Our goal is to make the your time with us productive and fun!

Classes


This table topper is embellished and constructed from start to finish on our combination overlock/coverstitch serger. It features 2 fabrics on the front and one on the back. A great project to explore all the wonderful features of the BERNINA L890!

Cost: $ 150.00
Beginner Adults, as well as Teens Ages 14 and up, are welcome to this fun beginner class! Make a tote bag in your choice of novelty fabrics. Wednesday, 2/7, 1-3 PM or Saturday, 2/17, 1-3 PM, $50

Cost: $ 50.00
Beginner Adults, as well as Teens Ages 14 and up, are welcome to this fun beginner class! Make a pillowcase! We have some great novelty and seasonal fabrics to select from. $50 class fee, supplies are extra. Select from one of the following sessions: Wed, 4/17 1 - 3 PM Sat 4/27 1 - 3 PM Wed, 5/29, 1 - 3 PM Sat, 6/1, 1 - 3 PM

Cost: $ 50.00
If you are new to sewing, or you have experience but are looking for a cute project, join us! The pattern offers 3 different sizes - you will complete one in class. These make a great gift. Wednesday, 1/10, 1-3 PM or Saturday, 1/20, 11 AM - 1 PM, $50.

Cost: $ 50.00
We are eagerly waiting the arrival of a new industry standard. The BERNINA 990 will be introduced in June 2024, and we are excited to share its features with you! We will be hosting an Open House on Saturday, July 20th, 12N - 5 PM. There will be volumes of information flying at you from social media and electronic messages - this will be an opportunity for you to sit in front of the machine and test drive it yourself. **Date is subject to change depending on the arrival of the machine in our shop, but as of now July 20th is a good estimate based on information we have received

Cost: $ FREE
We are looking forward to Quilt Show Weekend, May 4th and 5th, for the annual World of Quilts Show by Northern Star Quilters Guild at SUNY/Purchase. Its a wonderful weekend of quilts, vendors, friends, and great deals on BERNINA Sewing Machines! Quilt Show Preview is an opportunity for you to shop in advance of the quilt show. We invite you to come in and get an opportunity to discuss your personal needs for your sewing space. Trading in a machine? Looking for a sewing cabinet? Need accessories for your current machine? Curious as to what is new with sewing technology? Join us Sunday, 4/27, 11 AM - 4 PM.

Cost: $ FREE
Does the name of this class confuse you? If I am a quilter, why would I need a serger? Or maybe you own a serger but have only used it for garment sewing and you are ready to further explore the potentials of quilting with a serger. Get ready to learn some exciting new techniques! Shop machines will be set up for student use, all supplies included,

Cost: $ 75.00
Afterschool program for students ages 9 and up. A 10-week session. Students can select a project of their choice, with instructor approval, from a variety of project options. All levels of young sewists! Each student will need their own basic tools. Please call or text us at 914-666-0824 for availability.

Cost: $ 230.00
Do you own a sewing machine but feel intimidated by it? Bring your machine to this introductory class and get more comfortable with it. We will cover general sewing machine tips...how to wind a bobbin, thread the machine, correct needle usage, cleaning and maintaining. We will also cover specific questions that you may have on your machine and/or its accessories. Take control of your machine! Bring your sewing machine, power cord and foot pedal, instruction manual (if available), and all machine accessories.

Cost: $ 80.00
Welcome to the Secret Garden Sampler! This twelve-month block-of-the-month quilt features an abundance of floral inspired blocks. Wander through the garden paths filled with blossoming blocks like the English Rose, the Water Lily, Dahlias, and more! We will meet in-person monthly, on the third Friday evening of the month from 6-8 PM. We will review the recommended blocks to sew for the month, demonstrate techiques, and sew together! The Block of the Month in-person classes are $120 for the entire year. We have kits available or you can pick your own fabrics. This Block of the Month is underway but it's not too late to join! Email us at info@pinsandneedlesny.com or Text us at 914-666-0824 if you want to join in the fun!

Cost: $ 120.00
Creative stitch applications...using your decorative stitches, programming into memory, functions available to use with decorative stitches...and an intro to free motion quilting. You will need your sewing machine, the accessories that came with your machine, stabilizer (stitch 'n tear), a scrap of batting, and a spool of all-purpose thread and bobbin. You can sew along with the instructor during this Zoom class, or you can just watch the class, and then do the actual sewing exercises afterwards at your own pace using the recorded meeting as your guide. This class is a FREE class offered to machines purchased from Pins and Needles or from one of our sub-dealers/BERNINA Classrooms. If you have purchased your machine somewhere else and you need guide lessons, please call or email us for details.

Cost: $ FREE
Get more familiar with your new BERNINA sewing machine! Lesson #4 is designed for all the special features of the new 4 series, Next Gen 5 series, and 7 series machines. This class is about features and functions, so we recommend you set yourself up in front of your machine so you can explore the icons on the touch screen along with the instructor. This class is a FREE class offered to machines purchased from Pins and Needles or from one of our sub-dealers/BERNINA Classrooms. If you have purchased your machine somewhere else and you need guide lessons, please call or email us for details.

Cost: $ FREE
Have some fun with other BERNINA Sewing Machine Owners! This year long program will showcase different techniques and presser feet. Get inspired to create new things, and use all the capabilities of your BERNINA Sewing Machine. Classes are via Zoom, and are held the first Saturday of each month at 9 AM beginning in October. The one exception is May, when the Community meets on the second Saturday of the month.

Cost: $ 150.00
Get inspired with new project ideas, learn new techniques, and share your successes with your fellow embroidery enthusiasts! This club will run October 2023 through June 2024. We will host a bi-monthly zoom meeting, and we will supplement it with a newsletter update in the alternating months.

Cost: $ 50.00
BERNINA's Designer Plus software is a powerful tool with many features to explore. Join our software expert Aarona as she helps you explore all the things you can do with it. Learning the software is like learning a new language, and using it regularly will be a key to your success with it. These classes will be on Zoom, the first Monday evening of each month from November through June (except for January when it will be on the second Monday evening of the month). Registered students will also receive the link to the recorded class in case you miss a session or you want to review. $75

Cost: $ 75.00
This is an open sew studio class, with a teacher available for guidance and assistance. If it's your first time attending, we will help you pick a suitable project from a varied selection of patterns. In addition to access to the instructor, you will also find inspiration from your fellow students! Use our sewing machines, overlocks, and pressing equipment. Bring your project with instructions, basic sewing supplies, and join the fun! Studio sessions run full, if you are interested be sure to put your name on the waitlist and we will do our best.

Cost: $ 80.00
 
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