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Classes and 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 & Clubs:

Serger Pencil Skirt

This is a super quick and versatile skirt made entirely on the serger. You will learn how to cut and sew knits, an easy way to do a yoga style elastic waistband, and different hemming techniques.

Mondo Bag Class

This class is perfect for the beginner bag maker. Using pre-printed interfacing we will construct a bag that is perfect to use for a day on the beach, a weekend away, or even as a diaper bag. The bag is large enough to stuff all of your favorite things inside!

Coverstitch, Serger, and the Knit/Woven binder T-Shirt

In this serger/cover stitch class you will learn the basics of the knit woven binder as you create a stylish and flattering knit top. This knit T-shirt will be constructed using a 4 thread serger stitch for the seams, a coverstitch for the hems and the knit/woven binder attachment to attach the neck binding.

Apr 6
Intro to Sewing with a Project
Apr 7
Finish That Quilt
Apr 7
PHD Workshop (Projects Half Done)

Meet Our Instructors:
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Rosie Blok

Anne Earle

Mindy Camp

Christina Harrigan

Gail Reinke

Kathy Schumer
Nancy Thyson

Class registration ends 3 days prior to the class for teacher preparation.  A minimum of 2 participants is required for the class to be held.  If there are not enough people registered, a credit or refund will be given. Contact the shop or instructor for any questions regarding registration.

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 list on the website under the class description.
  • Email instructor if you have any questions. (Contact info is located at the bottom of the specific class)

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. No refunds on classes. Classes will be rescheduled or a credit will be issued. 
  • If Prince William County Schools are closed, classes are canceled for that day.

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 2 weeks before your class.
  • Registration for class is the only way to reserve a spot. Once registered, no refund will be issued.
  • Private lessons are $65 an hour, and are scheduled on a one on one basis. Please call the store for availability and times.

What if I am late or I miss a class?
  • No-shows will not be made up and  payment is forfeited.
  • If you are late, the time will not be made up.
  • Please do not be tardy.
  • Arriving fifteen minutes early for scheduled appointment is optimum.

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 and the following Tuesday 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.