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Clubs and Classes  

BERNINA CLUB 2017

Bernina Club is a monthly sewing club for anyone who owns a Bernina. 
This is a demonstration only event where you will be shown interesting craft and sewing techniques. Receive 4 Bernina Inspirational magazines as well as notes on everything you are shown.  Throughout the year guest tutors will demonstrate their specialised methods.  This is a great way to be with likeminded sewing enthusiasts and learn to use the full potential of your machines.

The fee is $85.00 for the year which includes a 10% discount loyalty card for Bernina Tauranga store.
Bernina Club will also be available online for Bernina Club members.  If you would like to be an online member only the fee is $70.00 for the year, you can still download all the notes for every month of Bernina Club.

Tauranga Bernina Club 2017

Month Date Time
February Wednesday 15th 5:30pm - 7:30pm
 February Thursday 16th
9:30am - 11:30am & 1:00pm - 3:00pm
 February Friday 17th
9:30am - 11:30am
 February Saturday 18th
9:30am - 11:30am
March Wednesday 15th 5:30pm - 7:30pm
 March Thursday 16th
9:30am - 11:30am & 1:00pm - 3:00pm
 March Friday 17th 9:30am - 11:30am
 March Saturday 18th
9:30am - 11:30am
April Wednesday 19th 5:30pm - 7:30pm
 April Thursday 20th
9:30am - 11:30am & 1:00pm - 3:00pm
 April Friday 21st
9:30am - 11:30am
 April Saturday 22nd
9:30am - 11:30am
May Thursday 17th
 5:30pm - 7:30pm
 May Thursday 18th
 9:30am - 11:30am & 1:00pm - 3:00pm
 May Friday 19th
 9:30am - 11:30am
 May Saturday 20th
 9:30am - 11:30am
 June Wednesday 21st
 5:30pm - 7:30pm
 June Thursday 22nd
 9:30am - 11:30am & 1:00pm - 3:00pm
 June Friday 23rd
 9:30am - 11:30am
 June Saturday 24th
 9:30am - 11:30am
 July Wednesday 19th
 5:30pm - 7:30pm
 July Thursday 20th
 9:30am - 11:30am & 1:00pm - 3:00pm
 July Friday 21st
 9:30am - 11:30am
 July Saturday 22nd
 9:30am - 11:30am
 August Wednesday 16th  5:30pm - 7:30pm
 August Thursday 17th
 9:30am - 11:30am & 1:00pm - 3:00pm
 August Friday 18th
 9:30am - 11:30am
 August Saturday 19th
 9:30am - 11:30am
 September Wednesday 20th
 5:30pm - 7:30pm
 September Thursday 21st
 9:30am - 11:30am & 1:00pm - 3:00pm
 September Friday 22nd
 9:30am - 11:30am
 September Saturday 23rd
 9:30am - 11:30am
 October Wednesday 18th
 5:30pm - 7:30pm
 October Thursday 19th  9:30am - 11:30am & 1:00pm - 3:00pm
 October Friday 20th
 9:30am - 11:30am
 October Saturday 21st
 9:30am - 11:30am
 November Wednesday 15th
 5:30pm - 7:30pm
 November Thursday 16th
 9:30am - 11:30am & 1:00pm - 3:00pm
 November Friday 17th
 9:30am - 11:30am
 November Saturday 18th
 9:30am - 11:30am

GORDON BASE STUDIO BERNINA CLUB 2017

(Old Te Aroha Road)

I will be teaching my class on Tuesday Mornings from 10am-12pm  (note: I have changed the time for some of the ladies who help out milking) at Gordon Base Studio on Old Te Aroha Road at Alison Leslie’s place. I hope you will all be able to join me there. You can bring your lunch and sewing machine and make a day of it as you are welcome to stay and sew for the afternoon.
If you are unable to attend Bernina Club at Gordon Base Studio you can come to any one of my classes in Tauranga as I teach 5 sessions and I will also be doing my Bernina Club online and  for the online classes you will be sent the Bernina Inspiration books by mail and the notes can be downloaded online.
 

 
 Month  Date Class Time
February Tuesday 14th 10:00am- 12:00pm
March Tuesday 14th
10:00am- 12:00pm
April Tuesday 18th 10:00am- 12:00pm
May Tuesday 16th
10:00am- 12:00pm
June Tuesday 20th
10:00am- 12:00pm
July Tuesday  18th
10:00am- 12:00pm
August Tuesday 15th 10:00am- 12:00pm
September Tuesday 19th 10:00am- 12:00pm
October Tuesday 17th
10:00am- 12:00pm
November Tuesday 14th
10:00am- 12:00pm

BERNETTE CLUB 2017

Bernette Club is a hands-on sewing group.  You will learn new projects and how to use your machine to its full potential. So bring along your machines, sew in a group and learn new tips and tricks.
As a member of the Bernette Club you also get a 10% discount card for our store and you will be the first to hear about any specials we are having instore.

Fees are $5.00 per month or $40.00 for the year. This price includes tea, coffee, lots of learning, fun and laughter.  All classes held at Bernina Tauranga.

2017 Dates

Month
Date Time
February Thursday 9th
 9am-12.30pm

March

Thursday 9th
 9am-12.30pm
April Thursday 13th
 9am-12.30pm
May Thursday 11th
 9am-12.30pm
June Thursday 8th
 9am-12.30pm
July Thursday  13th
 9am-12.30pm
August Thursday 10th
 9am-12.30pm
September Thursday 7th
 9am-12.30pm
October Thursday  12th  9am-12.30pm
November Thursday  9th
 9am-12.30pm

ADULTS BASIC SEWING CLASSES 2017  To Be Confirmed              

A great class for beginners. Learn to use multi-size patterns and lots of basic techniques.
We have sewing machines and overlockers for you to use during the class. We now sell beautiful dress fabrics which will be available to you as well as our Kwik Sew and New Look patterns which are great for beginners. You will get a requirements list upon payment for the class. During the course you get a 10% discount on all purchases in store.

Four sessions on Monday nights 5:30 – 7:30pm. The tuition fee is $120.00.

Saturday Mornings 9.30am-12.30am    $40.00 per class.

Quilt Class with Brenda   To Be Confirmed.

Class Dates Prices Time
  Saturday
$
9:30am- 12:30pm
  Saturday 
$
9:30am- 12:30pm
     


   
 
   
       
       

 

PATCHWORK STRIP CLUB 2017

This is a free demonstration. Come and learn how to sew wonderful quilt blocks using 2 ½ inch strips of fabric.  Every month you will learn a new block and quilting tips and tricks.

2017 Dates:

Month Date Time
February Friday 24th

9:30am - 10:30am

March Friday 31st
9:30am - 10:30am
April No Class
9:30am - 10:30am
May Friday  26th
9:30am - 10:30am
June Friday 30th
9:30am - 10:30am
July Friday 28th
9:30am - 10:30am
August Friday 25th
9:30am - 10:30am
September Friday 29th
9:30am - 10:30am
October Friday 27th
9:30am - 10:30am
November Friday 24th 9.30am-10.30am


BEGINNERS PATCHWORK GROUP    2017

This is an informal group on Tuesdays. Beginner patchwork class is at 9:30am until 12:30pm and the informal quilting class is at 1:00pm until 3:30pm. Bring existing projects or start new ones. Fee for each class is $25.00.  All classes held at Bernina Tauranga on Tuesdays.

2017 Dates:

Month
Dates                          
Beginners Patchwork Time Quilting Time
February 7th,14th,21st,28th
9:30am- 12:00pm 12:30pm- 3:00pm
March 7th,14th,21st,28th
9:30am- 12:00pm 12:30pm- 3:00pm
April 4th,11th,18th
9:30am- 12:00pm 12:30pm- 3:00pm
May 2nd,9th,16th,23rd,30th
9:30am- 12:00pm 12:30pm- 3:00pm
June 6th,13th,20th,27th 9:30am- 12:00pm 12:30pm- 3:00pm
July  4th,11th,18th,25th 9:30am- 12:00pm 12:30pm- 3:00pm
August 1st,8th,15th,22nd,29th
9:30am- 12:00pm 12:30pm- 3:00pm
September 5th,12th,19th,26th
9:30am- 12:00pm 12:30pm- 3:00pm
October  3rd,10th,17th.24th,31st 9:30am- 12:00pm 12:30pm- 3:00pm
November 7th 14th,21st last class 9.30am-12.00pm 12.30pm-3.00pm

EVENING PATCHWORK CLASSES WITH ROBYN  2017

This class is a free for all patchwork class where you can come and make your own patchwork project with all the ladies input, but Robyn's final say (haha). The tuition fee is $25.00 per night. This classes are held in the evenings for people that work during the day and just need help getting their projects started and finished.

2017 Dates:      TUESDAY EVENINGS

Month Date  Time
February 7th,21st,28th

5:30pm - 7:30pm

March 7th,21st,28th
5:30pm - 7:30pm
April 4th,11th
5:30pm - 7:30pm
 May 9th,23rd,30th
 5.30pm-7.30pm
 June 6th,13th,27th
 5.30pm-7.30pm
 July 4th,11th,25th
 5.30pm-7.30pm
 Auigust 1st,8th,22nd,29th
 5.30pm-7.30pm
 October 3rd,10th,24th,31st
 5.30pm-7.30pm
 November 7th,21st last class
 5.30pm-7.30pm


 

OVERLOCKER CLASS

If you have brought a Bernina overlocker this is a wonderful class to learn how to use your new machine.  The class will cover threading, tension and the stitches available on your machine.  Be sure to get your name down as spaces fill fast. Please bring your own machine and threads.

The class is $20.00 for the morning, however, you will be given a $20.00 gift pack worth of goods to use on your overlocker to make overlocking a breeze.  Be quick to book into one of these classes as they fill in very, very fast.

This class is from 9:30am till 12:00pm.

MACHINE EMBROIDERY 2017

This is held once a month using your own embroidery machine used for making projects with like-minded sewing enthusiasts. The cost of the class is a $60.00 yearly fee. This price includes any notes for projects, tea, coffee and lots of fun and laughter.

2017 Dates: 

Month Date  Time
February Thursday 9th

1pm-4.30pm

March Thursday  9th
1pm-4.30pm
April Thursday  13th
1pm-4.30pm
May Thursday   11th
1pm-4.30pm
June Thursday  8th
1pm-4.30pm
July Thursday   13th
1pm-4.30pm
August Thursday   10th
1pm-4.30pm
September Thursday    7th
1pm-4.30pm
October Thursday  12th
1pm-4.30pm
November
Thursday  9th Last Class 2017 1pm-4.30pm

BERNINA 7 SERIES        2017

This class is a get together with other 7 series and Bernina 880   machine owners . Get the full potential out of your machine . This is a free class for customers who have purchased their Bernina 7 Series from Bernina Tauranga.  If you have purchased your Bernina from elsewhere you are more than welcome to come and join the class and the fee is $80.00 for the year.

2017 Dates:

Month
Dates Series 7 Time
February Friday 3rd 10am-2.30pm

March Friday 3rd
10am-2.30pm

April Friday 7th 10am-2.30pm

June Friday 2nd
10am-2.30pm
July Friday 7th 10am-2.30pm
August Friday  4th 10am-2.30pm
September Friday 1st 10am-2.30pm
October Friday 6th 10am-2.30pm
November Friday 3rd
10am-2.30pm

SEWING MACHINE CLASS

Come and learn your brand new Bernina machine. A class is being held for anybody whom has purchased a Bernina. You can either bring your own machine or we may be able to supply you with one. This is a class to learn your machine and the different techniques stitches etc that it is capable. This is a free class if you have purchased a Bernina machine.

2017 Dates:  These classes are held once a month.

To be advised

STUDENTS HOLIDAY SEWING CLASS          January2017

Come and learn how to make these funky shorts in your school holidays!  or you can make a bean bag,hoodie or skirt.These classes are  held from 10:00am till 2:30pm, with the fee for the class only being $80.00 for a 2 day class. Students get 10% off everything in store. There are many fabrics you can choose from. Please come in prior to the class to choose your fabric.

2017 Holiday Dates:

 

2 day class : Wednesday  11th January and Thursday 12th January 10am-2.30pm

2 day class: Wednesday 18th  January and Thurdsday 19th  January 10am - 2:30pm

 2 day class: Wednesday 25th  January and Thursday 26th January   10am-2.30pm