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The Sewing School


Thank you for your interest in our sewing school.  Our sewing school was developed 35 years ago...and we continue to teach beginners, designers and artists the skills needed to sew your dreams into reality. 

Fundamentals of Fine Garment Sewing
- Our Basic Sewing program emphasizes classic garment construction, as it was taught in the 1930's and 1940's.  Learn to sew from the very beginning or fine tune your skills for a professional finish.Our Fundamental Series is our most popular series for the creative person that wants to be able to independently sew what they want, along with having successful results in fit, flattery and design.

Fundamentals of Fitting
- The cours on Fitting explores drafting and measurements on the paper pattern and then completes the education by applying additional pattern edits to the cloth.  This 3-D soft architectural program emphasizes what makes a proper fit and how to achieve the desired polished look in all of your garments.

Design, Fit & Sew- These classes are a great place to start after completing the Basics.  In these classes you will complete wardrobe staples that are made to fit you, your style and body so that they are the most flattering garments that bring out the very best you can be.

Classic Garment Construction- These classes focus on the classic construction of wardrobe staples that every woman needs to look her best!  Take these classes to learn the classical way for constructing couture garments that will fit you and last a lifetime.


New Owner
-  These classes were designed by Susan Igou & Vanessa Empire to teach new BERNINA owners all about their new machines.  If you purchased your machine from Studio BERNINA these classes are complimentary*, a small kit fee may be required for fabric, and kit preparation. 

Additional classes listed including Kids and Quilting are below. 
-Enjoy!

 
STORE HOURS
  • Monday 10am - 5pm
  • Tuesday - Thurs 10am - 6pm
  • Fri & Sat 10am - 5pm
  • *Closed Sunday
 
CONTACT INFO
  • Address:
    2850 Arapahoe Rd., Ste 100
    Lafayette, CO
    80026
  • Phone:
    303.447.0852
 
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Classes


Learn to sew from the beginning or fine tune your skills as you create your Basic Sewing Workbook. Studies and sewing samples will include: seams and seam finishes, darts, gathering and easing and zippers. Practice workbook techniques and learn sleeve construction...

Cost: $ 300.00
Create the fashion of your dreams in our beautiful studio. Get one on one help with your creations. Read more...

Cost: $ 150.00
In this two day hands-on event you will learn skills and techniques to increase your embroidery expertise. Learn shaping, design placement, editing and other skills and techniques. Plus our certified embroidery expert will provide a stabilizer lesson to ensure your embroidery projects make the grade!

Cost: $ 129.00
Tweens and Teens Sewing and Design Class. This class is designed to build fundamental skills while encouraging creativity and confidence at the sewing machine, for a lifetime of sewing their dreams into reality.

Cost: $ 150.00
Teens and Tweens sewing. Build fundamental life skills, while learning to sew fun projects that inspire creativity while building a strong foundation for a future in loving sewing!

Cost: $ 150.00
Learn to sew, or hone your technique, while making your very own pair of pajama pants!

Cost: $ 250.00
Step into the world of sewing, or refresh your memory and become inspired by learning about the care and maintenance of your new machine, and basics of textiles needles and thread.

Cost: $ 100.00
Learn the garment and practical sewing features on your machine. Some techniques will vary based on the model. Learn your machine to the fullest for sewing garments, alterations or just quick jobs!

Cost: $ 100.00
Learn the basics of quilting and applique on YOUR machine! Take your applique and quilting projects to the next level in this beginners course!

Cost: $ 100.00
Learn the basics of home dec applications on your new machine! Techniques include mitered corners, piping and more!

Cost: $ 100.00
This class comes with your NEW BERNINA SERGER! This class will take the mystery out of threading your new serger and changing it's functionality from overlocking to rolled hem.

Cost: $ 80.00
Are you ready to take your quilt to the next level? Would you like to add piping and rick rack, learn how to do an artists facing, and more...

Cost: $ 90.00
Learn to Quilt Beginning to end... From beginner to complete

Cost: $ 160.00
Take your quilts and fiber art projects to the next level in this 3 full day workshop...

Cost: $ 200.00
Work on any quilting project (or UFO's) in a fun group, with like-minded people under the guidance of an expert quilter.

Cost: $ 80.00
Berning has innovated the best Ruler feet and Rulers to complete perfectly quilted projects with ease.... Read more

Cost: $ 130.00
Learn this beautiful technique and create an envelope style pillow.

Cost: $ 130.00
Join the Block of the Month Ribbon Rainbow Quilt! Customize your quilt to be Black or White, King or Queen!

Join your fellow Block of the Month Ribbon Rainbow group for instruction and a walk through on each block!

Cost: $ 25.00
Use novelty fabrics and add borders for a colorful wall hanging. Or make yours with hand dyed fabrics for a blended look that makes a great background for applique.

Cost: $ 125.00
Create your own sparkling gems using the same techniques that artist and designer MJ Kinman has developed to create her giant gem quilts!

Cost: $ 70.00
Create your own sparkling Diamond Gem block! This two day workshop will walk you through the process for the technique to create a diamond...

Cost: $ 130.00
This beginning sewing class is great for all skill levels......... read more

Cost: $ 90.00
After completing your Fundamentals series, our Sewing Studio classes provide a place for you to grow your sewing knowledge and experience by

Cost: $ 130.00
Once students have completed the Fundamentals Course (Minimum Required course is Part I), a Studio class is designed to work independently on a project of your choosing with instructors assistance.

Cost: $ 130.00
Once students have completed the Fundamentals Course (Minimum Required course is Part I), a Studio class is designed to work independently on a project of your choosing with instructors assistance.

Cost: $ 130.00
Construct this classic, simple but fully tailored, collar-less jacket often seen as an integral part of Kate Middleton’s wardrobe.

Cost: $ 500.00
Registration and Store Policies: You are confirmed for class only when you have paid. If you cancel prior to 7 days of the beginning of class, a refund will be issued. Full refunds will be issued if minimum enrollment is not reached and the class is cancelled.Payments for classes by credit card will be refunded only as store credit. Please refrain from wearing perfume/cologne and all fragrances in the classroom.

*New Owner Classes are free to purchasers of Machines from Studio BERNINA.  Some New Owner classes require a kit fee that must be paid when enrolling in the class.