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Berger's Sewing Classes!
Here at Berger's we offer a wide variety of sewing classes. Don't see something you like, simply call and ask, we are more than happy to make a class around what YOU want to learn. Whether you are new to sewing or an old pro just looking for some fun and new crafting projects. Check back often to see what's New!
Happy Sewing,

How to register for classes?

  • Call the Store to register by phone (703) 368-7169
  • Buy via PayPal
  • Stop by the store to see us!

Materials for Classes:

  • If you are doing a one on one or private lesson please speak with the instructor to determine what types of materials you will be needing for your class.
  • Group classes will have materials sent to you after payment for the class is received.

Inclement Weather Policy:

  • If there is a storm or weather is preventative of safe travel for either our teachers or our students the class will be rescheduled for the next convenient safe date. If you do not feel safe coming out in weather conditions on your end although the class was not cancelled, we would be happy to reschedule your class time. For class cancellations you will be notified by phone first then an e-mail will be sent as well notifying you of the cancellation.

Classroom Policies:

  • All Machines used in the classroom should be in good working order before the day of your lesson. (If you are unsure of the condition of your machine, simply bring it in for a going over a week before your class.)
  • To Schedule a Class, payment in full must be received in order to lock in your class time. Scheduling is on a first come first served basis.
    • I do not mind if you are tardy, however the end time of your scheduled class is the end time. If someone is scheduled 3-4, arriving at 3:10, no longer means the lesson will go to 4:10.
Tardy/Late Policy:
  • What if I Miss or Forget?
    • No Shows will be handled with the one strike and you are out policy with no refund.( I understand life gets hectic, one no show will be allowed one reschedule, after that payment is forfeited.)
    • If you call 24 hours before your lesson, we are willing reschedule up to 1 time. After the second cancellation payment is forfeited.
    • Call (703) 368-7169

Introduction to Sewing Series

Seam Finishing Techniques

Saturday, March 25, 2017

10 am - 1 pm

In this session of Into to Sewing you will learn how to finish your seams 2 different ways, overcast and French seams, while creating cute travel pillow cases. I will also give directions on how to make your own larger pillow cases for any pillow you want.

Supply List:

  • Bergerís Sewing will supply the machines, fabric, thread, scissors, iron. (All the sewing notions you will need.)
  • Glasses (optional)

Class is $50.00

Beginning Serger Series

The Wrap

Saturday, April 8, 2017

10 am - 1 pm

Come join us in learning basic serger techniques with this easy draped wrap. Depending on the fabric you choose, it can be casual or more elegant, your choice (isnít that why we love to sew our own clothes?). Class is open to all levels of serger owners, and any serger is welcome.

Supply List:

  • 4 thread serger at a minimum (5-8 thread sergers and combo cover stitch/sergers will work perfectly)
  • Serger manual and tools that came with your machine
  • Laurel Hurst Wrap Pattern (purchase at Bergerís Sewing, included in the price of the class)
  • Good quality knit fabric. Sweater knits or jersey knit; the fabric content can be cotton, rayon, poly or light weight fleece (stripes are not recommended for this class). You can purchase fabric at Fabric.com, Denverfabrics.com, Nancysnotions.com (or thru Bergerís), Jo Ann Fabric, G Street. 2 yds. of 60Ē wide, 2 ĺ yds. for 45Ē wide fabric.
  • Serger Cone thread (can purchase at Bergerís), blending or matching color. If blending, you will need 2 cones and 2 matching sewing spools of thread for the needles. If matching, you will need 4 cones, or 1 cone and the EZ Winder (available at Bergerís Sewing).
  • New needles for your serger, knit or stretch needles are best for this class
  • Shears (sharp) for cutting out your fabric (and pattern), optional rotary cutter (with sharp blade) for cutting out if you would like.
  • Pins, optional weights if you will be cutting out with rotary cutters.
  • Small ruler/seam gauge
  • Tape measure
  • Small sharp scissors or thread snips
  • Good sewing tweezers
  • Tissue or pattern tracing paper if you do not want to cut up your pattern, scotch tape for taping tissue paper together.
  • Paper and pencil for notes
  • Any other sewing notion you normally use while sewing (such as glasses)

Class is $65.00

Come join us and have fun, meet new people, and be creative; all this while learning new skills.



Love those heavy beautiful threads that you think can only be used in the loopers of your serger? Want to use them with your Destiny, but canít figure out how? Then come explore the wonderful world of bobbin work. In this session of club, you will learn the techniques and how to set up your machine to do beautiful bobbin work, both in sewing and embroidery mode.


Thursday, March 23 , 2017
10am - 12 noon

Learn the techniques needed to stitch out beautiful 3-D flowers and leaves using thread, Mylar, and fabrics such as twinkle organza and chiffon. Great way to make the flowers you want in the colors you desire for hats, purses, and home decorating.


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