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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:


Basic Binding Technique

In this class you will use three 12 inch square blocks to practice attaching binding to your quilts (backing, batting and top).

IQ Designer series: Using Built-in Stamps

The IQ Designer has a number of built in stamps that can be used to create unique quilting designs enabling you to quilt in-the-hoop. You can either do an all over edge to edge type of design, or make your quilting designs to fit into specific spaces. Come and join us to learn how to more fully utilize your IQ Designer.

Basic Binding Technique

In this class you will use three 12 inch square blocks to practice attaching binding to your quilts (backing, batting and top).

Feb 13
Quilter's Connection Club (1pm - 3pm)
Feb 13
Quilter's Connection Club (6pm - 8pm)
Feb 22
Sewing 101: I have a machine, now what?

QESS Club:
January QESS Club - January 18, 202o  10:00 am


2020 is looking to be a great year for sewing! We will be announcing our first challenge of the year as well as showing you how to use your serger to piece simple quilt blocks, how to quilt in the hoop using your embroidery machine (including perfect placement), the stylish Stand Up and Tote Notice versatile tote pattern by Andrie Designs, and some fun embroidery designs you can use on your tote.

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.