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9180 E Indian Bend Road, Scottsdale,
AZ 85250 in the Pavilions at Talking Stick

Mastery Schedule


Download the Current Mastery Schedule for September-Dec 2015 Here 

My BERNINA -Mastery Files


We now have the My BERNINA-Mastery files on line for your convenience.

To access the My BERNINA files (in PDF)

MyBERNINA Workbook 1 Basic Operation:  
here
MyBERNINA Workbook 2 Stitch Fun: here
MyBERNINA Workbook 3 Creative Options: here

Mastering the Series 8



Mastering Your Series 8 classes are specific for BERNINA 820, 830 and 880 machines & should be the first classes taken by a new owner. They are a combination of lecture, demo & Power Point demonstrations. You are welcome to bring your machine or laptop computer with the BERNINA Series 8 Emulator loaded on it. You are also welcome to just follow along with the instructor's power point.

The Machine Mastery & Machine Embroidery Series are highly recommended for those new to sewing, embroidery of BERNINA sewing machines and should be taken after taking these Series 8 Classes 1 and 2.
 

Class #1 Sewing: Threading, screen anatomy & navigation, stitches & BERNINA Dual Feed.
 

Class #2 Embroidery: threading for embroidery, embroidery screen navigation, design selection & editing.

 

Machine Mastery



Class #1: BASIC OPERATION: Designed for all BERNINA sewing machines including Bernette models, this class is a must for new owners.  Learn what you need to know about the basic operation of your machine.

Things to Bring: Please bring the following to each mastery class: Sewing machine and accessories box, Owner's Guide, Mastery Workbook printed out, one new spool of all-purpose thread and a Basic Sewing Kit.

Class #2: STITCH FUN: Explore the decorative stitches and creative functions of your BERNINA sewing machine while learning embellishments for almost any type of project: this class is designed for all computerized BERNINA sewing machines.

Class #3: CREATIVE OPTIONS: Open to 730 and 8 Series owners, this class examines the distinctive features and functions that make these models unique and useful additions to your sewing rooms. (9 mm machines)

 

Embroidery Mastery




This mastery class is for embroidery machine owners.  Learn the ins and outs of your BERNINA or Deco embroidery machine - from the basics of hooping to customizing  designs and Endless Embroidery.  You'll discover all you need to get the most from your embroidery system.  You must bring your machine and embroidery unit.  Aurora embroidery owners must also bring a laptop with dongle and software loaded.


To download the workbook for Embroidery click here

Serger Mastery



Class #1:Basic Serger Use: Designed to make you comfortable with your new serger. This class covers threading, tension settings and basic serger applications.

Class #2: BASIC SERGER USE continued...  this class continues with threading and goes into different threading for special stitching.

Class #3: SERGING AHEAD: Learn to use your serger for more than seaming and finishing edges.  This class explores the use of serger accessory presser feet and attachments for both embellishment and practical uses. Discover how to incorporate chain and cover stitch into your projects. 

To download the Serger Mastery workbooks: Class 1 Basic Serger Use here  Class 2 Serger Ahead here




Embroidery Software Mastery



Class #1: Start with the basics of the V7 BERNINA Embroidery Software. Learn to calibrate your screen. Discover the magic of the icons on the tool bars, how to resize, rotate & mirror designs, utilize thread matching, fabric settings, basic lettering functions, print designs & send designs to your machine.

This class applies to both Editor Plus & Designer Plus levels of the BERNINA Embroidery Software V7. This class is a prerequisite to Software #2.


Class #2 Version 6: Learn how to utilize Portfolio, edit a design & auto digitize. In this class you will learn about removing overlaps, how to use the magic wand & touch on the Art Canvas portion of the software. This class applies to both Editor Plus & Designer Plus levels of the BERNINA Embroidery Software V7.

This class applies to both Editor Plus & Designer Plus levels of the BERNINA Embroidery Software V7. Students must complete Software #1 before enrolling in Software #2.

Class #3: Manually digitize an embroidery design. Learn to use the new tools in V7 – morphing, carving stamp, outline effect, sculptured fill, star stitch, ripple stitch, stipple fill, contour fill, cross stitch fill & freehand drawing.

This class applies to the Designer Plus level of the BERNINA Embroidery Software V7. Students must complete Software #1 & #2 before enrolling in Software #3.

Learn basic navigation of Art Canvas, the CorelDRAW Essentials 4 portion of the BERNINA Embroidery Software V7.

This class applies to the Designer Plus level of the BERNINA Embroidery Software V7. Students must complete Software #1, #2 & #3 before enrolling in Software #4.