Quilter's Haven Clubs





Check out BERNINA Community Studio!
  

Join us in person at Quilter's Haven to enjoy the BERNINA Community Studio classes! Classes are planned for Mondays - mornings & afternoons.

Cindy will continue to send out a monthly email with the class descriptions. If you can't join us for the class, you can come to the shop to purchase any of the classes (including prior months) and drop off your 3.0 or 3.1 USB drive (32gig) . USB drives dropped off by noon on Thursday will be loaded with purchased classes by 4:00pm on Friday.
Cost is $10 for each individual class.


Call the shop if you have questions
605-322-7071

* * * Sorry - no clubs in May 2022 * * *


Sewing

BERNINA Community Studio - Sewing Lesson is offered every month. You do not have to be a BERNINA owner to participate. Our computerized machines have so many capabilities and this lesson will demonstrate a project each month that features a special accessory or technique that you can use. 

  

April 2022   Baby Change and Play Mat

The perfect gift necessity for any new parents in your life—an on-the-go mat for quick changes or laying baby down to play! With a little bit of serger patchwork, this project sews up quickly on your BERNINA Overlocker. We love an easy handmade gift that’s ready for lots of love, wash, and wear. This project does not need a serger to make. It is easily sewn on a regular sewing machine.

  

March 2022   Laminated Big Bag

This Big Bag is perfect for a day at the beach, shopping, or taking items to a retreat. Made from either laminat­ed cotton or oilcloth, this bag will be your go-to. Learn how to work with unique fabrics and webbing straps to make the Big Bag. 

  

February 2022   Sassy Kitchen Towel

Jazz up a plain kitchen towel with this fun project. Add a cooking quote with machine embroidery. Embellish with fun fabric, rick rack trim and a ruffle. Any cook would love to have this fun addition to their kitchen. Here is a towel made with a Valentine theme. 

 

December 2021   Stand Up Notions Pouch

It’s time to reinvent the pencil bag! For the sewing lesson this month we will be creating a stand-up pouch, similar in size to a pencil bag, to store all of your sewing notions. You can leave it stationary at home or zip it up to take on-the-go. This lesson will help you install zippers with ease, even on “sticky” materials, using BERNINA non-stick presser feet. Other included techniques will be seaming, edgestitching, and piping (optional).

 

November 2021   Constructing a Professional Pillow

Stop looking for the perfect pillow and make your own! Learn how to construct a home dec pillow, add piping and insert a zipper. After you make this one, you can use your new sewing skills to make many more in your favorite fabrics and custom sizes!

 

October 2021   Mini Quilt with Circle Applique and Decorative Stitches 

Learn circle applique with BERNINA Circular Embroidery Attachment #83. Using satin stitches and other decorative stitches, we’ll learn two ways to use the attachment. First, we’ll make the applique and second, we’ll create echo quilting. Directional couching feet and walking feet will be shown also as options to add finishing touches. By the end of class, you’ll have a beautiful mini-quilt to adorn your sewing room!

  

  


 

Embroidery

BERNINA Community Studio - Embroidery Lesson is offered every month. What would your creative world be without embroidery designs? Most likely, a little less unique. With this class, learn how to expand your creativity and embroider like a pro. You will learn about different embroidery designs as well as supplies that make your embroidery successful.

April 2022   Hooping Techniques

 

One of the most important steps to beautiful machine embroidery is proper hooping. So what are some hooping techniques and how do I know which will be best for the project at hand? Let’s take a look at the most common methods and some key tips for hooping success. This is a very informative lesson for both new and seasoned embroiderers.

 

 

March 2022   Endless Embroidery

Learn to use Endless Embroidery to help you line up embroidery designs for the most precise placement for multiple designs such as a borders. Endless Embroidery creates registration marks that are stitched that help take the fear out of re-hooping. Using Endless Embroidery is perfect for embellishing bed linens, table linens and more.

  

February 2022   Embroidered Tea Towel Border

Go from simple towel to designer item in just a few steps with an embroidered border design. Learn how to com­bine a design into a border motif, size it and place it on the towel using Pinpoint Placement or Absolute Check, both BERNINA features designed to simplify your embroidery projects. We’ll review stabilizer choices and offer tips for easy embroidery on tea towels. Get ready to make some gifts. Easy to make gifts, that is!

 

November 2021   Put a Pocket on It

Transform a plain T-shirt into something “one-of-a-kind” with an in-the-hoop Pocket Peeker. Controlling knit fabrics in the embroidery hoop can be challenging if not stabilized correctly. With a few tip on stabilizer, needles and design placement, you’ll be successful at taming stretchy knits and embroidering those one-of-a-kind projects.

 

October 2021   Cork Coasters

Embroidery adds both flair and dimension to a simple coaster. But why stop there? While the top of the coaster is already in the hoop to be embroidered, why not assemble the coaster at the same time? With a simple demonstration of how the in-the-hoop coaster design was created, you can create a set of coasters in one hooping and in no time at all. After all, we all need great gift ideas that won’t take too much time!

 




Software

Dive into BERNINA Embroidery Software 8. The lessons will cover BERNINA Embroidery Software 8 features and basics. See why the software is a perfect companion to your embroidery machine.

March 2022   Branching and Apply Closest Join

Join Debbi Lashbrook, BERNINA Software Specialist to learn how you can benefit from the new features of Branching and Apply Closest Join. Both of these features save time when you are digitizing and editing designs. Without these features, of course you can still digitize designs using previous versions of software; however, these features will let you skip some time-consuming steps. Learn about what these new tools do; how to apply them; when they can and can’t be used; and some of the different scenarios for using these tools.

 

February 2022   Keyboard Design Collections 

Join Debbi Lashbrook, BERNINA Software Specialist to learn about one of the favorite new features of Version 9, Keyboard Design Collections. Begin by learning how to quickly map a purchased embroidered alphabet design collection using this feature. Then, take it two steps further by learning how to edit True Type Font conversions for creating improved lettering and by learning how to create your own handwritten font to store as a Keyboard Design Collection. 

 

December 2021   Then & Now

Learn how software can elevate your creativity in new and exciting ways using Version 9. The lesson will focus on features in Version 8, but Version 9 improvements will be demonstrated so you can appreciate the ways that the software has been improved. Learn about pathing, changing starts and stops, using lettering collections, combining shapes, and creating applique and .SVG cut files.

 

November 2021   Creating Fringe

Embellish your embroidery by adding a fringe element. Learn how to create then adjust the fringe for density, starts and stops, and types of tack-down stitches to hold your fringe in place.

 

October 2021   Applique Primer

Compare and contrast the two applique tools in software. Learn quick applique methods as well as those that will take more time to create.

 

 


 

Quilter's Haven is located in Rosemount, Minnesota, about 1/2 mile north of County Road 42 (150th St.) on Highway 3 (South Robert Trail). County Road 42 (150th St.) traveling West is accessible from 52 and 55, and Hwy 35W or 77 (Cedar Ave) to the East.

 

QUILTER'S HAVEN
2930 146th Street Suite 108
Rosemount, MN  55068
Telephone: 651-322-7071