Happy Fall, Y'all!
We are so excited by the new machines from BERNINA
and all the new fabric coming in every week!
The BERNINA Accessory of the Month for October is Jeans foot #8 and #8D;
25% off MSRP October 1 - 31, 2021.
B 880 PLUS Crystal Edition -
Experience the 880 PLUS Crystal Edition - adorned with
sparkling Swarovski crystals and bundled together with
an Inspiration Kit, a Suitcase System and an embroidery
module with Smart Drive Technology, you'll be amazed
by this beautiful machine. In addition, each purchase will
be accompanied by $4,660.00 in free gifts!
B 790 PLUS Crystal Edition -
Get inspired by the sparkle of crystals! The B 790 PLUS Crystal Edition will charm you with real Swarovski crystals and the beguiling set of additional accessories, including the new high-performance embroidery module with Bernina Smart Drive Technology, and a Gift With Purchase Package worth $4,660.00!
The B 770 QE PLUS offers innovative quilting, sewing and embroidering features plus a large sewing space to make creating
easy. If desired, the B 770 QE Plus can be upgraded with an optional embroidery module any time.
Already own a B 770 QE Machine?
Elevate your quilting, embroidering and sewing with the
B 770 QE PLUS Upgrade for your current B 770 QE machine!
Aurora Appreciation Offer
Special discount on the New B 770 QE PLUS or B 570 QE machine
when you trade in your Aurora 430, 440 QE or 450 machines.
October 1 - December 31, 2021, call the store for details.
Bernina L 860
This unique overlocker is perfectly suited for working with all
types of threads and fabrics, particularly highly elastic and knitted
materials. The machine offers a variety of stitches, all selectable
via the color touch screen.
The exclusive One-step Bernina Air Threader makes threading
the loopers unbelievably easy.
Purchase an L 850, L 860 or L 890 Air Threaded Overlocker and get free extras that will lead to dazzling results. Call the store for details.
2021 Quilting Day & Swap Meet
Sponsored by : SEW BERNINA
Friday, October 15th, 2021, from 10:00am - 2:00pm
Calling all quilters...Please join us at the Alabama National Fair's Quilting Day & Swap Meet. This is a day of fun, fellowship, lunch, quilting and swapping.
Participants should bring their current quilting hand project to work on and your unwanted or no longer needed patterns, magazines, gadgets and material to swap for other people's patterns, magazines, gadgets and material.
Our 2021 Quilt Square Theme is: "Celebrating Family"
Each attendee should bring a 12 1/2" x 12 1/2" quilt square to be entered into the Quilt Square Drawing. You must submit a quilt square to be eligible for the drawing. The quilt square drawing will take place at approximately 1:30pm. The winner will win all the submitted quilt squares. There will be additional door prize drawings. You must be present to win.
A Box Lunch will be available for $7.00 per person.
You must RSVP to Sew Bernina at 334-274-0887 no later than Thursday, October 7th to reserve a lunch box.
Moda - "Fall Fantasy Flannels" by Holly Taylor; 20 bolts of beautiful softness!
"Home Sweet Holidays" by Deb Strain; Layer Cakes
"Hustle & Bustle" by Basic Grey; layer cakes, jelly rolls, Fat Eighth Bundle and yardage
Your space in a class is reserved when the class fee is paid. We must have three registered for a class. If the minimum has not been met, we will notify you and refund your money. We understand that occasionally you may need to cancel. Due to expenses for our teachers, you must cancel one week prior to your class to receive a refund. Supplies are not included in class fees unless otherwise noted. Call us to check availability. Registrants will receive a supplies list when they register. In consideration of teachers and class member, we request that students turn off cell phones during class. All sewing machine and overlocker/serger classes require a machine in good working condition, complete with any accessories denoted on the supply list. We highly recommend that you bring the manual for your machine with you to class. Please remember the power cord, the foot for the class and the foot control.
Embroidery Workshop Block of the Month
Friday, October 8, 2021, 10:00 - 12:00
Fee: $10.00 each month
Beginning in March, we will be doing a tile scene, "Merry and Bright", for our Embroidery Club Project. This will continue until November, 2021. Please come into the store to see the completed project! Call the store for details.
Starry Night Block of the Month
October 9, Saturday, 9:30 - 12:30
This class is a Block of the Month which will meet the fourth Saturday each month. The pattern features a nativity theme utilizing the Wonder Curve Ruler and a variety of piecing/cutting techniques. We have a sample hanging in the store. Please join Paula as she explains and demonstrates just how much fun and easy this pattern can be! Students will be cutting and sewing in class
Brown Bag Club - "Dear Jen"
October 11, 2021, Second Monday of each Month, 12:00-1:00
Fee: $10.00 one time sign up fee
Kit Available, Yardage available
Seating is limited. This club will meet once a month for special instruction, help and tips on block and quilt construction. This is a lecture only class.
Tula Pink Nebula
October 16, 2021, Saturday 9:30 - 12:00
This block of the month class is full. This will be the final meeting for "Nebula"
Beginning Machine Quilting
Wednesday, October 20, 2021, 9:30 – 12:30
This is Paula’s very popular Free Motion Machine Quilting class. Learn her remarkable techniques by practicing on 18” muslin quilt sandwiches. Many samples of Paula’s machine quilting are hanging in the shop.
Machine Binding Class
Wednesday, October 20, 1:00 – 3:30
Nancy will be teaching students her techniques for both applying and stitching down binding by machine. She will show you how to finish your quilt with a quick, tidy and durable binding. Several quilts hanging in the shop are finished this way and they are all immaculate. Please come and take a look. Even if you have been binding your quilts for years, this is a technique worth knowing.
Saturday, October 23, 2021, 10:00 - 2:00
Come join Gayla as the class creates a table runner of the month.
There will be a sample of the current class project on display in the store. A supply list will be provided when you sign up
Taylor: A GE Designs Quilt
Saturday, October 30, 2021, 10:00 - 2:30
Gudrun Eria specializes in designs which use pre-cuts of various sizes. She also developed the Stripology rulers for Creative Grid which streamline fabric cutting. This is the 4th workshop in our series of GE Designs.
Sandy's Mystery Class
Saturday, November 6, 2021, 9:30 - 2:30 p.m.
This class is offered the first Saturday of each month. Sandy will pre-cut your fabrics, so you can come sit and sew. Students need to come to the shop and pick out fabrics before October 22, 2021, for the November class so that Sandy can do the prep work. These classes fill up fast so come in and sign up soon!
Monday, November 8, 2021
Don't know your upper looper from your stitch finger? After a lesson in serger Gross Anatomy you will! Can you properly adjust your tensions for a balanced stitch? After we Dissect a Stitch you can! Whether you own a machine that has overlock capability only or overlock and cover stitch capabilities, this class is for you. We will walk through the mechanical parts of your machine and learn how to set up and thread your machine for basic utility and decorative stitches. You'll leave class with a notebook of stitch samples to use as a reference as you learn the basics of General Sergery.
Any and all brands of sergers/overlockers are welcome.