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BERNINA ACADEMY - What's Your Sewing Identity?



Class Registration is Closed Online. Please call us to claim your seat!
804 755 4499


It's back! BERNINA of Richmond/Blue Crab Quilt Co. will be hosting another fabulous BERNINA ACADEMY event September 20th & 21st. Kathy Shalda from the Bernina event team returns for the third year in a row!


Bernina Academy brings you the best of both worlds!
Old School Sewing with a new twist: mix new fabrics with traditional techniques.
We'll sew 13 different techniques over the course of two days. 



Create the BERNINA Academy Technique Book as you work through the lessons below that will be yours to keep as a reference for you to use in your sewing space.

Texture Fabric
PaintWorks
Designing Stitches
Rulerwork Quilting
Needle Felting
Embroidery Applique
Embroidered Buttonholes
Corded Buttonhole
Designing Shapes in Embroidery 
Sashiko Stitching by Machine
Sashiko Stitching with Embroidery
Mock Trapunto Quilting
Satin Stitch Scallop Hem

Product knowledge, sewing tips, and free patterns; all supplies, projects, and catered lunches are included in your registration fee for this FABULOUS Two-Day Course.




1) If you can only attend one day, please call to register for a reduced price of $100.
Call or email shop for details. 










Skill Details:
All are welcome!
Materials Included:
Kits, materials, and lunch will be provided.
Requirements:
None! Whether you're a seasoned pro or you've never touched a sewing machine you can attend this course. Everyone will walk away with tips and techniques to improve their sewing skills or inspire them to learn and sew more!
Instructor Name:
BERNINA Educator Kathy Shalda
Instructor Bio:
BERNINA Educator Kathy Shalda loves to sew and became a loyal BERNINA owner after receiving a BERNINA 830 as a birthday gift. From making clothes for her children, to designing pillows and window treatments for her home, Kathy has done all types of sewing. She enjoys sewing, quilting and embroidering for her grandkids.

BERNINA ACADEMY - What's Your Sewing Identity?

Cost:
$ 199.00
Registrations fee includes two-days instruction, all materials and supplies, Bernina Academy bag of goodies, and catered lunches.