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BERNINA Academy II - Tame That Technique

Learn how to successfully sew a variety of seaming, hemming, and embellishment techniques to give your projects a professional finish. Discover ways to make sewing easier by using proper feet, stitches, and features of BERNINA machines for precise sewing. Students will be inspired and encouraged to sew as they learn how to successfully work with new techniques made easy with the right tips and tools.

You will graduate BERNINA ACADEMY with a completed BERNINA Academy II Technique Book. In addition, as a graduation gift, you will receive the collectible BERNINA Academy USB stick which includes information on the different techniques, needles, inspirational projects and instructions to inspire you long after the course is over.

Materials Included:
No need to pack your machine or anything for that matter! BERNINA machines and supplies will be provided both days. The B790E+ machine and the gorgeous brand new B590E will be  invaluable learning tools for your course! The Bernina L460 serger will also be part of your lesson.

None! Whether you are a seasoned pro, or you’ve never touched a sewing machine you can attend this course. Everyone will walk away with tips and techniques to improve their sewing skills or inspire them to learn and sew more!

Registration Fee: $199
Includes the following:
• Your own completed BERNINA Academy II
Technique Book with finished sewing samples;
• A collectible BERNINA USB stick containing
project inspiration and instructions;
• Valuable sewing knowledge;
• Door prizes, fun times and new friends!
• Enjoyable lunch from Honeybaked Ham each day.

Please welcome our very special
Educator: Sandra Larson Swick.

Sandra has the unique distinction of sending one of her prize quilts into outer space! The quilt was signed by more than one hundred former students of astronaut and Teacher in Space, Barbara Morgan, and traveled with her to the International Space Station in 2007. But Sandra is equally thrilled to share her passion for sewing and textiles with earthbound students of all ages and abilities!

Sandra blends classic teaching skills with spunky humor to present project oriented events that send participants home with fresh enthusiasm and inspiration. She has more than 15 years of experience sewing and teaching professionally with BERNINA machines, overlocks, and embroidery software and design.

Sandra is also a certified
BERNINA technician so she knows BERNINAs inside and out! Sandra eagerly shares her extensive knowledge and experience, providing expert and individualized instructions to help customers select the perfect BERNINA machine that will launch them into their next sewing orbit.
Skill Level:
Skill Details:
Instructor Name:
Sandra Larson
Instructor Bio:
Sandra Larson Swick

BERNINA Academy II - Tame That Technique

$ 199.00


800 269 2655


2541 Bernadette Dr
       Columbia, MO 65203


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