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Sewing, Knitting and Crochet

Whangarei Sewing Classes

Expand your sewing, crocheting and knitting today! Our workshops cater for all skillsets. From beginner-friendly through to eye-opening for even the most seasoned crafters. We welcome students at any level looking for a fun and creative experience to join our specific and tailored sewing classes here in Whangarei.

Here at Bernina Northland we seek to ensure classes are fun, engaging and you go away with heaps of knowledge ready for your next craft project.

Sewing Classes

Sewing is a practical must-have skill that’s useful for anyone looking to complete creative projects in Whangarei.

Learn to utilise your sewing machine to its fullest potential. And no, its doesn’t need to be a BERNINA or Bernetta sewing machine to attend our sewing classes.

Could our Whangarei classes help you realise your inner fashion potential? Perhaps you want to undertake a dress making class or a simple cute tote bag.

With our clearly indicated classes, suitable for all ranges – chose the one that is right for you? Join us here at Bernina Northland for Whangarei based, in person sewing classes!

Crochet Classes

Get started with crocheting in Whangarei. We offer beginner or refresher classes for crafties looking to have a fun time making something handmade.

Learn crochet basics stitches: form a chain, do singles and doubles, handle tension, neatly work in rows and rounds. You’ll also discover the wonders of crochet yarns – know the different types, sort by weight class, ply factor and fiber content.

Create and shape your crochet project – work on your first craft project at our Whangarei crochet workshop.

Knitting Classes

Relax and learn how to knit with our Whangarei knitting classes!

Knit with confidence and create your best craftwork yet. Learn to cast on and cast off at your own pace through our expert instruction. Better yet, we provide a cozy and welcoming space for knitters of all ages at Bernina Northland.

Knit and purl simple colourful projects or have fun creating complex knit patterns. With a range of knitting classes available you’ll always find one that piques your interest.

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Solar Eclipse Table Runner
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Solar Eclipse Table Runner
June 10, 2024
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This Table Runner is a fun embroidery design that can be made in a range of colourways.

Our sample is bright, inspired by a solar eclipse.

Choose your colourway to suit your house.   An embroidery enabled sewing machine with embroidery unit and the medium square clamp hoop is required.

Class Time:

Begins: Monday 10th June

Continuing: Mondays 1st July and 29 July

11am – 4pm each session

Cost:

$60 + project requirements

A deposit of $20 is required to secure your place in the class.

ALL CLASS REQUIREMENTS ARE TO BE PURCHASED THROUGH BERNINA NORTHLAND

 

Rulerwork Class
Ruler Work Quilting
June 18, 2024
Sandy
1 space left

Join Sandy to learn about and practice quilting with rulers on your BERNINA. We’ve prepared a large block with different sections to practice a variety of ruler work patterns within so you can build confidence in ruler work quilting.

You will need the

  • BERNINA adjustable ruler foot
  • BERNINA Essential Ruler Set.

This is a great project for anyone – beginner to confident sewists. We will concentrate on the skills of using rulerwork while making a panel that can be used for a cushion, pouch or wall-hanging so come along and build your skills and confidence using rulers.

Class Time:

Tuesday 18th June

10am – 4pm

Cost:

$30 + kit

 

A deposit of $30 is required to secure your place in the class.

ALL CLASS REQUIREMENTS ARE TO BE PURCHASED THROUGH BERNINA NORTHLAND

Free Motion Quilting
Free Motion Quilting
July 5, 2024
Sandy
Available

Join Sandy to learn about and practice free motion quilting using your BSR (BERNINA Stitch Regulator).

We’ve prepared a large block with different sections to practice a variety of free motion patterns towards quilting.

This is a great project for anyone with a BSR – beginner to confident sewists. We will concentrate on the skills of using the BSR while making a panel that can be used for a cushion, pouch or wall-hanging so come along and build your skills and confidence using the BSR.

Class Time:

Friday 5th July

11am – 4pm

Cost:

$30 + kit

A deposit of $30 is required to secure your place in the class.

ALL CLASS REQUIREMENTS ARE TO BE PURCHASED THROUGH BERNINA NORTHLAND

BERNINA V9 Software
BERNINA V9 Software
August 2, 2024
Sandy
2 spaces left

Join Sandy to learn about using the BERNINA V9 software for embroidery. Come along and build your skills and confidence on the software to enhance your in-the-hoop embroidery stitching.

This is a computer-based class – stitching out the embroidery designs will be done at home.

  • You need a PC laptop with the V9 software already downloaded.

 

Class Time:

Friday 2nd August, Friday 9th August and Friday 16th August

1pm – 3pm each day

Cost:

$20 per class + class requirements

A deposit of $20 is required to secure your place in the class.

ALL CLASS REQUIREMENTS ARE TO BE PURCHASED THROUGH BERNINA NORTHLAND

It’s Blooming Flowers
It’s Blooming Flowers
August 5, 2024
Sandy
Available

Join Sandy to make this amazing embroidered quilt she discovered at BERNINA University last year.

Choose your colourway and make your version of the quilt too.

An embroidery enabled sewing machine with embroidery unit and the midi and maxi hoops is required ( 5 series machines will use midi hoop only).

Class Time:

Monday 5th August and Monday 2nd September

5.30pm – 7.30pm

Cost:

$60 + project requirements

A deposit of $30 is required to secure your place in the class.

ALL CLASS REQUIREMENTS ARE TO BE PURCHASED THROUGH BERNINA NORTHLAND

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