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Pat Yamin's Workshops


We're pleased to have Pat Yamin, a Nationally well-known quilt instructor back with us for 2 workshops. If you choose to sign up for BOTH workshops, the cost will be $90. Space is limited so sign up soon!

Joseph's Coat

Pat Yamin's Joseph's Coat quilt
If you have been looking for your next piecing challenge and having fun using your scraps, then join Pat in this creative workshop. Piecing can be done by hand or by machine. The convex and concave curves are easy to sew. A block is formed using just two pattern pieces which are sewn to create six units, making up the hexagon. Using your scraps of light, medium and dark fabrics or as few as 3 colors of fabric, you will create an interlocking pattern. This traditional pattern is a true classic that you will want to add to your quilt collection. Pat will be teaching tips and techniques so your intersections will meet and the blocks will all lay flat.
Saturday, March 21 (9:00 AM - noon) NOTE THE START TIME
Cost: $55

Ozark Tile

Have you wanted to learn how to "set in seams"? Then this is the class for you. Join Pat in this workshop to learn the tips and techniques to sew the Ozark Tile quilt. A popular pattern from the Kansas City Star Newspaper from the 1930's. The center squares can be either a muslin for a signature block or fussy cut them to show off your favorite print or icon. Let's get together to use your scrappy fabric, adding some new and exciting prints or solids.
Pat Yamin's Ozark Tile Quilt
Saturday, March 21 (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Cost: $55

  • Pat Yamin's web site
  • Her samples are hanging in the store now.

    Mid Winter Retreat


    Retreating Quilter

    We at Bernina Sewing Center and Quilt Shop know that we'll be more than ready for a mid-winter break by February. We can't provide you with a sun filled weekend on the ocean, but we can promise good space for sewing and really good company! Call now or stop in to register for our mid-winter retreat being held at Camp Lutherwald in Howe, IN Friday- Sunday, February 6-8, 2015. Space is limited so don't delay. (269-383-1244)

  • registration form in pdf format
  • January-March 2015 Newsletter


    The January, February, March 2015 newsletter has been converted to a pdf file that you can print yourself. We hope this is helpful to every one.

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    Monthly Demonstrations


    Join us the first Saturday of every month for a demonstration in the store. They will last approximately 30 minutes and special discounts will apply to these items.

    from 10:00 - 10:30 AM or
    1:00 - 1:30 PM

    Looking ahead

    January 10, Karen's Diamonds are Forever Table runner


     
    You've probably seen Karen's table runner and book at the store. Here is your opportunity to see her in action. Be sure your book is autographed before you leave, you know you want one.

    February 7 , Nancy's Banded Baskets



    She'll have a sample ready soon.

    March 7 , Midge's Curved Ruler



    See what she's created with this ruler!

    Sit 'n' Sew

    We will be making our classroom available for open sewing sessions on the dates listed below. Bring your own project to work on. We will provide the tables, irons and ironing boards, and space needed for you to spread out your things! there's no charge, but we would ask that you call to sign up as space is limited.
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    We look forward to having you joing us and hope to encourage you to get those UFO's out of the closet and have a good time with your sewing buddies!

    Saturday, January 17
    Saturday, January 31
    Saturday, February 21
    Friday, March 27

    Our classroom will be open from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    Store Hours


    Monday (January thru March) by appointment only
    Tuesday through Friday (9:30 AM - 5:30 PM)
    Saturday (9:30 AM - 4:00 PM)
    269-383-1244

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