Fear No Fabric / Bernina Academy. Instructor - Kathy Wright
Times - 8:45 to 3:30
Cost - $99.00 Bring a non-bernina owner and receive a $25.00 gift card to be used at your next store visit.
Master Challenging Fabrics- In this two-day sewing course, you will learn to successfully sew challenging fabrics such as leather, fur, chiffon, cork, knit and more!! Discover ways to make sewing easier by using proper feet, stitches and features of BERNINA machines for precise sewing.
Learn seam and hem finishes to "Sew like a Pro" on various fabrics. We will use the Creative Consultant, built in the BERNINA machines, to guide and lead students through the course. Students will sew on 20 different fabrics and compile the fabric samples in a Technique Book.
Students will leave the class with the completed 20-page BERNINA Academy Technique Book and a BERNINA Academy collectible USB stick with inspiration, embroidery designs and projects for their next sewing session.
Kits for all the projects, lunch and snacks included! Students will be sewing on Bernina 590, 880 Plus and 790 Plus
Cathy was born into a family of talented women, many of whom worked at the Lowell Textile Mills in New England. At the University of Maine, Cathy completed a Bachelors of Science, specializing in Clothing, Textiles and Design. Over the years, her love of sewing and quilting has evolved into her present role of Independent Consultant and Educator. An award winning sales person for several of the industry’s leading manufacturers, Cathy’s work has been recognized and published. She enjoys teaching current and new owner classes for the full line of BERNINA sewing machines and related products. Cathy resides in San Antonio with her husband, Kevin. The couple have two children, Wes and Kate, and a son-in-law, Ryan, all graduates of Texas A&M University. Cathy is also a new grandmother.