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Classes are normally 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!

* We are re-opening some in-person classes as of April 1 2021, while also continuing with virtual offerings. Read class descriptions carefully!

Click on the Class Title to learn more and to register online.  You can also call or stop in to register.

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


One of Lisa's all-time favorite quilts! Join her for this all day virtual retreat. We will spend the day sewing together over Zoom, sharing tips, and cheering each other on as we build our blocks. We will pause at intervals during the day for additional instruction on finishing options, as well as some fun. Fabric should be selected and cut prior to the retreat day. Registration for the retreat will entitle you to a one-on-one in-person session with us to select your fabrics and (if needed) learn how to use the rotary cutting tools prior to the retreat day. The class fee includes a copy of the book we will be working from, other supplies are extra. Did we say there is also a goody bag?!? Every retreat has to have a goody bag! Register by April 17th so we can be prepared for a successful day of sewing! The retreat is Saturday, April 24th, 9:30 AM - 5 PM, $90, supplies additional

Cost: $ 90.00
The Bondi Top is a great wardrobe staple. Grab a beautiful cotton fabric...learn how to fit the top to your measurements...and be ready for a WOW! This will be a pattern that you will want to make over and over again. And you will learn tips from the fitting that can be applied to other patterns. Class size will be limited to 4 students to allow for proper distancing. Tuesdays, May 4, 11 and 18th, 10 AM - 12N, $75, supplies are extra

Cost: $ 75.00
The Rail Fence is a great introduction to the fun world of quilting! Learn how to use the rotary cutter, sew accurate 1/4 " seams, and easy finishing techniques as you make this wallhanging/baby-sized quilt. Each student will have their own machine to sew on and a dedicated workspace. Class size is limited to allow for social distancing. Masks required. Thursdays, 5/6, 5/13, 5/20 and 5/27, 10 AM - 12N, $90, supplies additional

Cost: $ 90.00
All you need to know to sew up a fun pair of PJ pants! How do determine correct size, how to lay out your pattern pieces correctly working with the grain of the fabric, and then you will sew your pants! This class is suitable for adults, and teens with basic sewing machine experience. Class size will be kept small to allow for proper social distancing. Masks required. Saturdays 5/1, 5/8 and 5/15, 10 AM - 12N, $90 Class Fee, supplies are additional

Cost: $ 90.00
Interested in renting time on our BERNINA Q20 Sitdown Longarm? Take this certification class and you will be on your way! Discover the joy of free motion quilting with lots of space! Once you have completed the certification class, the sitdown longarm will be available to rent @ $20/hour.

Cost: $ 95.00
Interested in renting time on our BERNINA Q24 on Frame Longarm? Learn how to load a quilt on the frame and how to thread the machine. Practice some free motion techniques, and then learn how to do edge-to-edge with our automated system. The certification class will be done on a charity quilt top. One person per class. If you want to book a class with a friend, the class will be $295 each - you each save $100 (please call to complete a two-person registration) This is a 5 hour class, with a break midway through. Once you have completed the certification class, Q24 Longarm will be available to rent @ $40/hour, or an option to rent with supervision for $80/hour.

Cost: $ 395.00
A 10-week session, in-person, maximum of 4 students per class with social distancing and masks required. 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. Class supplies are not included in the class fee.

Cost: $ 230.00
A 10-week session, in-person, maximum of 4 students per class with social distancing and masks required. 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. Class supplies are not included in the class fee.

Cost: $ 230.00
A 10-week session, in-person, maximum of 4 students per class with social distancing and masks required. 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. Class supplies are not included in the class fee.

Cost: $ 230.00
Join us in-store and learn how to make a Tote Bag. A great project for beginners, or experienced sewists looking for a quick and easy. The finished project is lined with sturdy handles and can be made in lots of fun fabrics. Class size will be limited to enable proper social distance between students. Masks required. Supplies are extra.

Cost: $ 40.00
Nothing stops our BERNINA folks from getting together. Our usual BERNINA Creative Studio, which met monthly to explore new techniques and accessories, has been redesigned. We have put together 5 different project-based classes that will incorporate techniques on your BERNINA. If you were already registered for BERNINA Creative Studio 2020, you can transfer your class fee over to this new class. If you were not already part of Creative Studio, you can still join the fun! This will be offered in November, January, February, March and April. Supply lists will be provided. Classes will be via Zoom, with a link to the recording sent afterwards.

Cost: $ 60.00
Get more familiar with your new BERNINA sewing machine! Lesson #2 is focused on Practical Stitch Applications. Starting, stopping and securing; seams for knit fabrics; blind hem and buttonholes. You will need your sewing machine, the accessories that came with your machine, 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
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
 
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