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This club will explore all avenues of embroidery from monograms to quilting in the hoop, and everything in between. This is a hands on embroidery class, where you will learn techniques that can be applied to all types of projects. Any model of machine is welcome.

Cost: $ 150.00
This club will explore all avenues of embroidery from monograms to quilting in the hoop, and everything in between. This is a hands on embroidery class, where you will learn techniques that can be applied to all types of projects. Any model of machine is welcome.

Cost: $ 150.00
Join us for skill-building lessons on using BERNINA Embroidery Software 9 in new and creative ways.

Cost: $ 150.00
BERNINA Software Club Wait List
- Dec 31, 2022 10:00 am

When the club is sold out you can register here to be added to a wait list

Cost: $ FREE
Embroidery Club Wait List
- Dec 31, 2022 10:00 am

When the club is sold out you can register here to be added to a wait list

Cost: $ FREE
Bernina 4 Series Instruction Class Wait List

Cost: $ FREE
BERNINA 880 790 590 Instruction Wait List

Cost: $ FREE
BERNINA 880 790 590 Embroidery Instruction Wait List

Cost: $ FREE
BERNINA 770 570 535 Embroidery Instruction Wait List

Cost: $ FREE
BERNINA 770 570 535 Instruction Wait List

Cost: $ FREE
Students must have taken the embroidery guidebook class prior to taking this class. Join us to learn more about the new features available to the 770Plus QEE model owners. The new sewing features will be shown as well as all the new embroidery features and functions. Pinpoint placement samples will be stitched.

Cost: $ 25.00
In this class you will learn the extra features that the BERNINA top of the line machines can do in embroidery. Include will be: Color Wheel Editing - group & ungroup Rearrange stitch order Resizing between points Free point positioning Endless embroidery (Exercise only - not stitched out) Importing stitches Shaping (880 only) (Exercise only - not stitched out)

Cost: $ 25.00
This instructional class is for owners of the listed models who purchased their machine from Mel's Sewing & Fabric Center. If you did not purchase your machine from us, please call the store for more information.

Cost: $ FREE
This hands-on class includes instruction on machine/module setup, embroidery preparation, basic embroidery supplies, hoop adjustments & calibration, embroidery functions, accessing designs, customizing thread colors, sequence control, saving & deleting designs, word art and combining motifs with text. Embroidery software options will also be discussed.

Cost: $ FREE
Interested in a sit down quilting machine? Join us in this try before you buy class and experience the ease of quilting with BERNINA Long Arm Expert, Betty Stoltenburg. In this half-day event, students will gain a hands-on experience with Longarm quilting. You will learn free-motion techniques, Rulerwork, Echo Quilting and more. One student per machine - SPACE IS LIMITED!!!

Cost: $ 25.00
Interested in a sit down quilting machine? Join us in this try before you buy class and experience the ease of quilting with BERNINA Long Arm Expert, Betty Stoltenburg. In this half-day event, students will gain a hands-on experience with Longarm quilting. You will learn free-motion techniques, Rulerwork, Echo Quilting and more. One student per machine - SPACE IS LIMITED!!!

Cost: $ 25.00
Interested in a sit down quilting machine? Join us in this try before you buy class and experience the ease of quilting with BERNINA Long Arm Expert, Betty Stoltenburg. In this half-day event, students will gain a hands-on experience with Longarm quilting. You will learn free-motion techniques, Rulerwork, Echo Quilting and more. One student per machine - SPACE IS LIMITED!!!

Cost: $ 25.00
BERNINA Q16 or Q20 New Owners ~ Anaheim
- Oct 29, 2022 02:00 pm

Learn the ins and outs of your new BERNINA Q16 or Q20. No charge for customer who purchased their machine from Mel's.

Cost: $ FREE
This is a 6 hour class on the basics of embroidery.

Cost: $ FREE
BERNINA's latest L 890 and L860 machines are full of innovative features and lets you sew, cut and finish in one easy step! This Mastery class will give you the confidence and expertise to get the most out of your new machine. Students will learn threading (One-step BERNINA Air Threader; color-coded one-path threading), maintenance, navigation, different stitches and how to switch between them, and much more. (L860 owners will be able to pack up a bit earlier than the L890 since they do not offer the Cover and Chain stitch options.)

Cost: $ FREE
In this class you will learn the extra features that the BERNINA top of the line machines can do in embroidery. Include will be: Color Wheel Editing - group & ungroup Rearrange stitch order Resizing between points Free point positioning Endless embroidery (Exercise only - not stitched out) Importing stitches Shaping (880 only) (Exercise only - not stitched out)

Cost: $ FREE
Students must have taken the embroidery guidebook class prior to taking this class. Join us to learn more about the new features available to the 770Plus QEE model owners. The new sewing features will be shown as well as all the new embroidery features and functions. Pinpoint placement samples will be stitched.

Cost: $ FREE
This hands-on class is designed to introduce you to the Bernina Embroidery Software 9 program. Basic tools and features of the software program will be covered. Please make sure the software program is installed correctly prior to the class date. If you have any difficulties installing the software, please contact the store several days before class, so that issues may be resolved ahead of time, optimizing the classroom time for all attending students.

Cost: $ FREE
Gain the information and confidence you need to use your serger to it's fullest extent.

Cost: $ FREE
This hands-on class is designed to introduce you to the new features found in Bernina Embroidery Software 9 program. This 3-hour class will include instruction on keyboard lettering, applique, and more.

Cost: $ FREE
In this 3 hour class you will go beyond the basics of what your BERNINA 880/790 can do.Included in this class is: Sideways motion stitching Multi-directional stitches - single mode & combi mode Connecting stitches Stitch designer Saving stitches to USB Importing stitches from software

Cost: $ FREE
This club will explore all avenues of embroidery from monograms to quilting in the hoop, and everything in between. This is a hands on embroidery class, where you will learn techniques that can be applied to all types of projects. Any model of machine is welcome.

Cost: $ 150.00
This club will explore all avenues of embroidery from monograms to quilting in the hoop, and everything in between. This is a hands on embroidery class, where you will learn techniques that can be applied to all types of projects. Any model of machine is welcome.

Cost: $ 150.00
This club will explore all avenues of embroidery from monograms to quilting in the hoop, and everything in between. This is a hands on embroidery class, where you will learn techniques that can be applied to all types of projects. Any model of machine is welcome.

Cost: $ 150.00
Club members will make a variety of bags from tote bags to project pouches and everything in between. Students will learn finishing tips and tricks for a professional looking finished product This club is designed for anyone who owns a sewing machine from entry level to top of the line. All levels of sewers are welcome.

Cost: $ 150.00
This club will explore all avenues of embroidery from monograms to quilting in the hoop, and everything in between. This is a hands on embroidery class, where you will learn techniques that can be applied to all types of projects. Any model of machine is welcome.

Cost: $ 150.00
Join us for skill-building lessons on using BERNINA Embroidery Software 9 in new and creative ways.

Cost: $ 150.00
This club will explore all avenues of embroidery from monograms to quilting in the hoop, and everything in between. This is a hands-on embroidery class, where you will learn techniques that can be applied to all types of projects. Any model of machine is welcome.

Cost: $ 150.00
This club will explore all avenues of embroidery from monograms to quilting in the hoop, and everything in between. This is a hands on embroidery class, where you will learn techniques that can be applied to all types of projects. Any model of machine is welcome.

Cost: $ 150.00
Club members will make a variety of bags from tote bags to project pouches and everything in between. Students will learn finishing tips and tricks for a professional looking finished product This club is designed for anyone who owns a sewing machine from entry level to top of the line. All levels of sewers are welcome.

Cost: $ 150.00
Join us for skill-building lessons on using BERNINA Embroidery Software 9 in new and creative ways.

Cost: $ 150.00
This club will explore all avenues of embroidery from monograms to quilting in the hoop, and everything in between. This is a hands on embroidery class, where you will learn techniques that can be applied to all types of projects. Any model of machine is welcome.

Cost: $ 150.00
This club will explore all avenues of embroidery from monograms to quilting in the hoop, and everything in between. This is a hands on embroidery class, where you will learn techniques that can be applied to all types of projects. Any model of machine is welcome.

Cost: $ 150.00
Club members will make a variety of bags from tote bags to project pouches and everything in between. Students will learn finishing tips and tricks for a professional looking finished product This club is designed for anyone who owns a sewing machine from entry level to top of the line. All levels of sewers are welcome.

Cost: $ 150.00
Club members will make a variety of bags from tote bags to project pouches and everything in between. Students will learn finishing tips and tricks for a professional looking finished product This club is designed for anyone who owns a sewing machine from entry level to top of the line. All levels of sewers are welcome.

Cost: $ 150.00
Pumpkinhead - Anaheim
- Oct 06, 2022 10:00 am

Happy Halloween! Mr. and Mrs. Pumpkin Head are all dressed up and ready for their annual Halloween portraits. Join in on the fabric collage fun in this quick and easy 3-hour class. If you are new to fabric collage, this is the perfect class for you and if you are an experienced fabric collage-er, this will be a fun project to add to your holiday decorations. I chose to frame my 2 collages in picture frames, but you could use canvases or add them to a pillow or table runner. You can make both pumpkins or just one.

Cost: $ 25.00
Pumpkinhead - Tustin
- Oct 13, 2022 02:00 pm

Happy Halloween! Mr. and Mrs. Pumpkin Head are all dressed up and ready for their annual Halloween portraits. Join in on the fabric collage fun in this quick and easy 3-hour class. If you are new to fabric collage, this is the perfect class for you and if you are an experienced fabric collage-er, this will be a fun project to add to your holiday decorations. I chose to frame my 2 collages in picture frames, but you could use canvases or add them to a pillow or table runner. You can make both pumpkins or just one.

Cost: $ 25.00
Dresden Neighborhood - Anaheim
- Oct 14, 2022 10:00 am

The Dresden Neighborhood is the perfect pattern to try out all those fun decorative stitches on your machine and practice your machine quilting skills! Dust off your BSR and join me for this all-day class. I made my sample in a Halloween motif, but this project would be adorable as a Christmas town or whatever inspires you. In class we will construct the village, sew the houses together with decorative stitches, and then embellish each house with roof, door, and windows. Students may even have time to start quilting the project.

Cost: $ 50.00
Alison Glass Lilli Tablerunner - Tustin
- Oct 19, 2022 10:00 am

Are you new to paper piecing and would like to learn more about this fun method? Do you love paper piecing and are always on the look out for new and different projects? The ?Lilli? table runner is just the project for you! This modern quilt by Alison Glass consists of 4 unique paper pieced and foundation pieced blocks. We will learn all 4 blocks in class and then students will decide if they want to make a table runner, quilted pillow, or larger quilt. I will have the paper copies for your first blocks in class.

Cost: $ 50.00
Finish Up Class with Ruth - Tustin
- Oct 22, 2022 10:00 am

Need some time to finish projects from the Creative Sewing Club or any class that you have taken with Ruth? Here is your chance!!

Cost: $ 25.00
Finish Up Class with Ruth - Tustin
- Oct 22, 2022 02:00 pm

Need some time to finish projects from the Creative Sewing Club or any class that you have taken with Ruth? Here is your chance!!

Cost: $ 25.00
Are you new to paper piecing and would like to learn more about this fun method? Do you love paper piecing and are always on the look out for new and different projects? The ?Lilli? table runner is just the project for you! This modern quilt by Alison Glass consists of 4 unique paper pieced and foundation pieced blocks. We will learn all 4 blocks in class and then students will decide if they want to make a table runner, quilted pillow, or larger quilt. I will have the paper copies for your first blocks in class.

Cost: $ 50.00
Finish Up Class with Ruth - Anaheim
- Nov 03, 2022 10:00 am

Need some time to finish projects from the Creative Sewing Club or any class that you have taken with Ruth? Here is your chance!!

Cost: $ 25.00
Finish Up Class with Ruth - Anaheim
- Nov 03, 2022 02:00 pm

Need some time to finish projects from the Creative Sewing Club or any class that you have taken with Ruth? Here is your chance!!

Cost: $ 25.00
Join Ruth and learn to make the Tula Pink Rise & Shine Quilt featuring the Tula Pink Moon Garden fabric line - kits will be available for students

Finish Up Class with Ruth - Wait List
- Dec 31, 2022 12:00 pm

Need some time to finish projects from the Creative Sewing Club or any class that you have taken with Ruth? Here is your chance!!

Cost: $ FREE