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Berger's
Sewing Classes & Clubs
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! 


 

Upcoming Classes & QESS Clubs:

Classes:


Pull on Pants or Shorts

Straight-leg pants and shorts with elastic waist and slant hip pockets. These make great pajama pants! Not bulky at the waist, practical pocket and the visible facing option allows for fun color blocking.? This is a great class to learn the basics of pant construction using a well written pattern by Jalie. If you like, I will teach you how to do mock-felled seams to make them look more professional.

QESS Club

Wow, is it just me or did 2019 seem to fly by at warp speed!? Our December QESS Potluck and Holiday party is just a few weeks away; this year we will celebrate on Saturday December 14th, starting at 10AM. We will be announcing some minor changes to how the QESS club will run for next year, we are excited and hope you will be too. There will also be door prizes, registration for our 2020 QESS Club, store specials, sneak peaks for upcoming QESS clubs, a suggestion box for you to request QESS topics or store classes, show and tell, and of course, food. So, bring your latest project, a favorite holiday treat, and your suggestions to our 2019 Holiday extravaganza.

Edge-to-Edge Quilting on your Embroidery Machine!

If you have ever wanted to learn how to quilt your quilts using your embroidery machine, then this is a great class for you. Using Amelie Scott?s Method and easy-connect designs you will learn how to quilt edge to edge using your embroidery machine.

Jan 14
Serger Zippered Cosmetic/Travel Bag
Jan 18
QESS Club
Jan 21
Sewing 101: I have a machine, now what?

QESS Club:
December QESS Club - December 14, 2019  10:00 am


Wow, is it just me or did 2019 seem to fly by at warp speed!? Our December QESS Potluck and Holiday party is just a few weeks away; this year we will celebrate on Saturday December 14th, starting at 10AM. We will be announcing some minor changes to how the QESS club will run for next year, we are excited and hope you will be too. There will also be door prizes, registration for our 2020 QESS Club, store specials, sneak peaks for upcoming QESS clubs, a suggestion box for you to request QESS topics or store classes, show and tell, and of course, food. So, bring your latest project, a favorite holiday treat, and your suggestions to our 2019 Holiday extravaganza.

Meet Our Instructors:
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Gail Reinke
Anne Earle
Rosie Blok

Frequently Asked Questions


Class FAQs


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!


What should I bring to class?

  • 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.


What if there is a storm or inclement weather?
  • 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.


What are the 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.


What if I am late or I miss a class?

  • 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.


What is QESS Club?
  • Quilting, Embroidery, Serging and Sewing (QESS) club is a lecture and demonstration series where each month we will present books, patterns (both sewing and embroidery), notions, specialty threads, feet and expert instructions pertaining to sewing, quilting, embroidery, and serging.


When is QESS Club?
  • QESS Club meets every third Saturday of the month.


How much does QESS Club cost?
  • Yearly Membership cards available for $120.00 which includes 20% discount on all notions/fabrics on club day. Walk-ins are available at $15.00 per session, but no discounts.