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6 hour class on operating the sewing machine.

Cost: $ FREE
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
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
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: $ 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
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
- Mar 04, 2023 09:30 am

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
BERNINA Q16 or Q20 New Owners ~ Anaheim
- Mar 04, 2023 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
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
Included in this hands-on class will be BERNINA terminology, features & functions, navigating your machine using its touch screen, knobs, and buttons. Threads, needles, and accessories will be discussed, and proper threading & bobbin winding will be shown. Basic sewing samples will be completed including securing options, top-stitching, hemming, buttonholes, and decorative stitching using functions and memory, BSR, and more.

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
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