BERNINA Creative Center

BERNINA Creative Center

Learn, create and sew with the experts.

  • Courses for beginners to advanced sewist
  • Quilting and Longarm events
  • Software and embroidery classes

Q Series Table Retreat

Explore the possibilities with your BERNINA Q Series Table Model!

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Q Series Table Retreat

Explore the possibilities with your BERNINA Q Series Table Model!

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Get to Know Your BERNINA Q Series

Work with BERNINA Educators in an extensive four-day retreat at the BERNINA Creative Center on the Q Series with Frame.

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Exploring Q-matic

Join BERNINA Educators in an extensive four-day retreat at the BERNINA Creative Center to explore the many functions and features of the BERNINA Q-matic Automated Quilting System. Discover the ease of use whether quilting edge-to-edge or creating custom quilted works of art.

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Presser Feet and Accessories 101

From standard feet that come with your machine to specialty feet that require attachments, BERNINA has a foot for everything. Using the most popular and versatile feet and accessories, we will learn a variety of sewing techniques. Quilters, garments sewers, and crafters will all benefit from this class. Each day is coordinated by various sewing techniques, including seams, hems, applique, piping, zippers, buttonholes and gathering. By the end of class, you will have a binder full of samples, notes, recommendations and ideas to reference for future projects.

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Full on Feathers and Fills Folly with Lisa Calle

Do you love the idea of incorporating beautiful feathers into your design, yet feel that achieving such a look is way out of your league? Come on now, banish the shyness of creating feathers.

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Presser Feet and Accessories 102

This class is a continuation of Presser Feet and Accessories 101. We will continue with specialty feet and accessories discovering their amazing applications by learning new sewing techniques. Quilters, garments sewers and crafters will all benefit from this class. Understanding each foot and its features will achieve high quality finishes that will elevate your sewing and creativity. By the end of class, you will have a binder full of samples, notes, recommendations and ideas to reference for future projects.

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For the Art of It with Nina McVeigh

Explore creative surface design possibilities and more on a long-arm. Learn to quilt on nontraditional materials such as leather and cork.

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Design - Digitize - Stitch - Sewing Themed In-the-Hoop Projects with Sue O'Very-Pruitt

Make five In-the-Hoop sewing-themed projects during this two-day workshop. Both days are jam-packed with designing, brainstorming, digitizing, creating, and stitching.

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Get to Know Your BERNINA Q Series

Work with BERNINA Educators in an extensive four-day retreat at the BERNINA Creative Center on the Q Series with Frame.

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Marvelous Monogrammed In-the-Hoop Kitchen Set

These marvelous kitchen creations are sure to help build upon your embroidery skillset. Let’s begin with the Marilyn Dish Soap Apron, an easy quilted and monogrammed decoration for your kitchen. Next up is the Maggie Magnet perfect for telling your family when the dishes are clean or dirty. Now it’s time to create the Monique Chenille Potholder with the quilted channels stitched and cut right In-the-Hoop. Discover how easy paper piecing In-the-Hoop can be with the Miranda Towel Topper. The Mindy Mug Rug is sure to be a favorite with the quilt-as-you-go method stitching it up fast and flawlessly. Last but not least is the Molly Quilted Jar Gripper that will help you open up your next jar of pickles, easily and in style. Whip up these six kitchen projects while putting some glamour in your kitchen and new embroidery skills in your pocket.

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Intermediate Q-matic: Border Edge-to-Edge Techniques

In this class you will learn the technique to complete your quilt with Q-matic use both an edge 2 edge design and a border design.

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Gain a “Serge” of Confidence - Fun Projects to Learn Your Serger with Julian Collins

Join Julian Collins as you connect with the BERNINA overlockers. We will do two fun projects: a garment and a quilt!

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Exploring Free-Motion

Join BERINA Educator Donna Bularz as you explore free-motioning quilting on a frame.

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Exploring Rulerwork

Join BERNINA Quilting & Longarm Specialist, Donna Bularz, for a 2 day beginning exploration of rulerwork.

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In the Details: Infusing Menswear Details into any Garment with Julian Collins

Join Julian Collins as we explore this traditional art as we dive deep into a basic which is a button-up shirt.

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Get to Know Your BERNINA L 890

Spend two days immersed in the BERNINA L 890 and discover the amazing features, so you know how to use them when creating your projects.

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Overlocker Feet 101

Join BERNINA Educator Mary Beck as she inspires and guides you to unlock the possibility of your L 8 Series overlocker.

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Overlocker Techniques with Gail Yellen

Join Gail Yellen for three unique retreats on overlocking covering Serger Essentials, a table runner and Coverstitch.

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Designing with Rulers with Nina McVeigh

Whether you have experience quilting with rulers or you are new to ruler work, this workshop will take you through the use of rulers and how to create designs appropriate for your quilt.

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Q-matic & Art & Stitch: The Perfect Pair with Nina McVeigh

Have you wanted to get started with Art and Stitch? Explore some of the basic editing and drawing tools while creating a quilting design.

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ONLINE: 2022 Get to Know BERNINA Machine Embroidery

It’s time to get to know your embroidery machine! Join BERNINA Educator Hayley Grzych, as your guide to exploring embroidery with BERNINA.

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Exploring Q-matic

Join BERNINA Educators in an extensive four-day retreat at the BERNINA Creative Center to explore the many functions and features of the BERNINA Q-matic Automated Quilting System.

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Pin Point Modern Quilting

Re-examine quilting in the hoop through a modern lens. Join BERNINA Educator Hayley Grzych for this hands-on class to explore a fresh take on computerized quilting on a domestic machine.

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BERNINA Boot Camp

In this 4-day class we go beyond the basics for an in-depth training into your machine. Learn some of the key features that make a BERNINA special, all while visiting a series of basic sewing techniques.

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