Artistic Artifacts offers BERNINA Sewing Machine Mastery Classes, BERNINA Embroidery Machine Mastery classes andBERNINA Serger Mastery Classes. If you have purchased your BERNINA sewing machine, embrodery machine, serger or bernette from Artistic Artifacts, Mastery Classes are free! Contact your sales person to register.
        Those who did not buy their machine from Artistic Artifacts are welcome to purchase registrations for our Mastery Classes, which are held in our Alexandria, VA shop. See below or contact us for details.

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BERNINA Sewing Machine
Mastery Classes

Part of our series for owners of any BERNINA sewing machine from the 3, 5, 7 and 8 series, Class #1 is designed to familiarize you step-by-step with the basic operation of your machine. This first class includes useful information about fabric, needles, thread, and presser feet. In the Class #2, students will explores the use of decorative stitches and embellishment techniques using your BERNINA sewing machine. You will learn the specific techniques as well as additional information about specific presser feet, thread and products to use to get the best results.
           This Sewing Mastery Class module is free to those who bought their machine from Artistic Artifacts. If you bought your BERNINA sewing machine elsewhere, the cost of the two-part series is $300.

BERNINA Sewing Machine Mastery Class Dates:

  • Sewing Machine Mastery Class # 1: Sunday, January 14, 1:00 – 5:00 pm
  • Sewing Machine Mastery Class # 2: Sunday, January 21, 1:00 – 6:00 pm
  • Sewing Machine Mastery Class # 1: Sunday, March 18, 1:00 – 5:00 pm
  • Sewing Machine Mastery Class # 2: Sunday, March 25, 1:00 – 6:00 pm
  • Sewing Machine Mastery Class # 1: Sunday, May 6, 1:00 – 5:00 pm
  • Sewing Machine Mastery Class # 2: Sunday, May 20, 1:00 – 6:00 pm

(Note: the Sewing Mastery Class #1 is the only class for bernette and Bernina 1008 sewing machines. For those who have purchased their bernette and Bernina 1008 elsewhere, the registration fee for this single session is $165.)

BERNINA Embroidery Machine Mastery Classes

A series of two (2) 3-hour classes, the Embroidery Mastery classes contain a series of exercises intended to familiarize you with the features of your new BERNINA embroidery module. In addition, you will learn about needles, threads, stabilizers, embroidery hoops and accessories, all of which will increase your knowledge of sewing and assist you in achieving success in all of your embroidery endeavors. Once you have completed the exercises designated for your BERNINA machine, the workbook (included with the classes) is a wonderful reference guide to use as you explore the creative possibilities your embroidery machine affords.
           This Embroidery Mastery Class module is free to those who bought their machine from Artistic Artifacts. If you bought your BERNINA sewing machine elsewhere, the cost of the two-part series is $200.

BERNINA Machine Embroidery Mastery Class Dates

  • Embroidery Mastery Class # 1: Sunday, January 28, 1:00 – 4:00 pm
  • Embroidery Mastery Class # 2: Sunday, February 4, 1:00 – 4:00 pm
  • Embroidery Mastery Class # 1: Sunday, April 15, 1:00 – 4:00 pm
  • Embroidery Mastery Class # 2: Sunday, April 22, 1:00 – 4:00 pm

BERNINA Serger Mastery Class

The 4-hour Serger Mastery Class covers the basics of serger use. Learn how to thread the machine as well as how to manipulate the tension, stitch length and differential feed. Class will also cover the 3- and 4-thread safety stitch, rolled hemming, the flatlock stitch and use of differential feed. .
           This Serger Mastery Class is free to those who bought their machine from Artistic Artifacts. If you bought your BERNINA serger elsewhere, the cost of the class is $135.

BERNINA Serger Mastery Class Dates

  • Serger Mastery Class: Sunday, February 25, 1:00 – 5:00 pm
  • Serger Mastery Class: Sunday, April 29, 1:00 – 6:00 pm

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