Call Bigsby’s at 262-785-1177 to Register for Classes Today!
With BERNINA Presenter Mary Beck
Fri. Oct 11 and Sat. Oct 12, 9am-4pm
BERNINA Academy Technique Book – Create a BERNINA Academy Technique Book as you work through the lessons that will be yours to keep as a reference every time you walk into your sewing studio.
Sewing tips and free patterns are included on the exclusive download link provided only to BERNINA Academy attendees.
Supplies, technique book, and machines are provided for you during the two-day course.
Learn 13 Different Techniquies to Enhance your Sewing Style!
Fri. Oct 25, 9am-2pm
Do you have quilts to finish and afraid to do free motion?
Quilting with an Embroidery Machine is easy, fun and rewarding. If you own an embroidery machine or have thought about buying one, here’s an exciting class for you! Now you can learn how to finish your quilts with quilting designs that you stitch out with your home embroidery machine! With just one press of the button, your embroidery machine will stitch the selected designs perfectly onto your quilt projects.
Fri. Nov 1, 10am-12pm
If you are new to AccuQuilt or just curious about it, this two-hour presentation is for you! Upon completion, you will understand the difference between the Ready. Set. GO! Ultimate Fabric Cutting System and GO! Big fabric cutter. You will also be familiar with the GO! Qube Mix & Mach Block System and the GO! Strip Cutter. These are the foundational tools from which all other events build upon.
Fri. Nov 1, 2pm-4pm
This event is designed to teach the basics of converting existing rotary cut patterns to the GO!® Fabric Cutting System method. Attendees should have already participated in the Cut Time. Quilt More and GO! Beyond the Basics events. Upon completion you will have mastered math magic and how to read patterns for clues. You will also have had the opportunity to convert four rotary patterns of varying difficulty to GO!
Sat. Nov 2, 10am-12pm
This presentation is designed to introduce you to the Block on Board® (BOB®) dies. BOB dies give you the ability to cut an entire block from a single die. This saves even more time when creating a quilt top and other projects. It is perfect for beginning quilters or those new to GO! who might be intimidated by the cutting process. For those who have been using the GO! system for years, this presentation will open up a whole new world of die possibilites. Attendees should have participated in the Cut Time. Quilt More. event before registering.
Class meeting: Last Thursday of the month, 9:30am – 10:30am – (10 month class began Jan. 31st, 2019)
See what your embroidery machine can really do! Fleur de Lis Wall Hanging is stunning on its own and can also be turned into a larger quilt as shown. Simply purchase the optional border CD, turn it on point and add the borders! The Fleur de Lis quilt is available in 5″ – 9″ block sizes and printable instructions.
Cost: $150 plus supplies
Class meeting: First Saturday of the month, 1pm-3pm
Club meeting: 3rd Monday of each month twice a day at 10:30am or 6pm
It’s fun to share your sewing interests with others! This club is for owners of Bernina sewing machines, embroidery machines and sergers purchased from Bigsby’s who want to share their sewing fun. Meetings Feature:
Cost: 1st year free with purchase of a BERNINA machine from Bigsby’s.
Club members receive a 20% discount off the regular retail price of most items on club day
Club meeting: 3rd Thursday of the month twice a day at 1pm or 6pm
Class meeting: 3rd Friday of the month with some exceptions – see calendar
Do you have embroidery projects you are not sure how to finish? Bring the project to the class and get the help you need to finish it. Bring your favorite snack to share, we all need to eat while we embroider!
Class meeting: 3rd Saturday of the month twice a day at 10:30am – noon
A year-long Bernina Virtual software class. Each lesson will emphasize a different software technique with practical application. It’s a fun way to learn your software. Class fee includes a download with Software Inspirations and school of embroidery.