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Class Policies




  1. Upon registration, you will receive a supply list and/or applicable kit fees. Our staff will assist you in selecting fabrics and supplies appropriate for the class project.
  2. Class will be cancelled if the minimum number of students is not met 2 weeks prior to the scheduled class date.  Your class fee will be refunded or credited on a store Gift Card. Classes will be cancelled 3 weeks prior to the class date if no students are registered.
  3. Should you need to cancel, refunds will be made up to two weeks prior to the scheduled class date or if your seat is refilled.
  4. Unless otherwise stated, class supply purchases will apply towards our rewards program - Cotton Club.
  5. BERNINA machines are available for in-class use. Advance notice is requested.
  6. Private lessons are available and must be scheduled in advance to allow teachers to prepare your lesson. Fees are $50 per hour for most topics. Check with us for details.
  7. Inclement Weather Policy: If Charlottesville City and Albemarle County Schools are closed, classes will be cancelled and rescheduled. Your class fee will be refunded or credited if you are unable to attend the snow make-up date.
  8. The shop may/may not be open, depending on the severity of the travel conditions. Call the shop at 434-244-9975 for message updates regarding shop hours and classes.

Classes


Cottage Shirt Workshop
- May 28, 2024 10:15 am

Learn Garment Sewing with this casual and comfortable Cottage Shirt. 2 Three hour sessions with sewing homework between classes.

Cost: $ 60.00
Students will learn how to make a bowl from rope constructed on their sewing machine. Then we will embroider a design on the bowl and finish construction for a completed bowl to give as a gift or to decorate their home.

Cost: $ 60.00
Make It Monday
- Jun 03, 2024 10:15 am

Bring your project, lunch or snack and join other sewists for the day in our classroom. Bring your own machine or reserve a BERNINA. Register to reserve a seat!

Cost: $ FREE
You will learn the basic operation of your new BERNINA Overlocker/Serger L890, L860 Learn what you need to know about the basic operation, accessories, needles, threads, care, and maintenance of your new machine.

Cost: $ 75.00
This class will introduce you to the additional stitches available on the L890 - Coverstitch, Chainstitch and Combostitch.

Cost: $ 75.00
Sewing Machine - Basic Operation for BERNINA Sewing Machines. Learn what you need to know about the basic operation, accessories, needles, threads, care and maintenance of your new sewing machine. Space is limited, register early. This class will include a variety of machine models. BERNINA 215, 220, 230, 240, 325, 335, 350, 380 Machines are welcome. If you have an older 4 or 6 series machine, this is the class for you. Please ask about a Mastery Workbook.

Cost: $ 75.00
Longarm Certification
- Jun 05, 2024 02:00 pm

Instruction on the BERNINA Q24 on a frame for the purpose of certification, which allows students to rent time on our BERNINA Longarm for free-motion quilting.

Cost: $ 100.00
Beginning Quilt Making
- Jun 06, 2024 01:00 pm

Whether you have sewn a stitch or not, this class may be for you! If you have an interest in quilting, you will learn all the basics and finish with a beautiful quilt.

Cost: $ 120.00
Patriotic 3-Yard Quilt
- Jun 07, 2024 10:15 am

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Cost: $ 60.00
Create Memories with a T-Shirt Quilt
- Jun 08, 2024 10:15 am

Create a memorable quality keepsake quilt.

Cost: $ 75.00
Longarm Certification
- Jun 08, 2024 02:00 pm

Instruction on the BERNINA Q24 on a frame for the purpose of certification, which allows students to rent time on our BERNINA Longarm for free-motion quilting.

Cost: $ 100.00
Sleeping animals and nature motives is the theme for this collection, Hibernation. The designs are inspired by the Arts and Crafts movement with lighter elements on a dark background and a layered look, perfect for autumn and winter projects. The Happy Holidays Quilt turns this collection into a Christmas quilt with a vintage appeal, sure to become a family heirloom.

Cost: $ 159.00
Make It Monday
- Jun 10, 2024 10:15 am

Bring your project, lunch or snack and join other sewists for the day in our classroom. Bring your own machine or reserve a BERNINA. Register to reserve a seat!

Cost: $ FREE
Midi Bag
- Jun 11, 2024 10:15 am

Use Quiltsmart to make this cute bag.

Cost: $ 60.00
Sewing Machine - Basic Operation for BERNINA Sewing Machines. Learn what you need to know about the basic operation, accessories, needles, threads, care and maintenance of your new sewing machine. Space is limited, register early.
BERNINA 435, 475, 480, 535, 570, 590 NG and bernette 77 &79 Machines are welcome. (This is a change.)

Cost: $ 75.00
Learn what you need to know to be successful with machine embroidery while you learn the basic operation, care and maintenance of your new embroidery machine. All BERNINA and Bernette Embroidery machines and owners welcome. Space is limited, register early.

Cost: $ 75.00
Make It Monday
- Jun 17, 2024 10:15 am

Bring your project, lunch or snack and join other sewists for the day in our classroom. Bring your own machine or reserve a BERNINA. Register to reserve a seat!

Cost: $ FREE
You will learn the basic operation of your new BERNINA or Bernette Overlocker/serger L850, L460, L450 Learn what you need to know about the basic operation, accessories, needles, threads, care, and maintenance of your new machine.

Cost: $ 75.00
Basic Operation for BERNINA Sewing Machines Learn what you need to know about the basic operation, accessories, needles, threads, care and maintenance of your new sewing machine. Space is limited, register early. BERNINA Mastery class for 740, 770, 790, & 880.

Cost: $ 75.00
BERNINA Software Building Blocks 2024
- Jun 22, 2024 10:15 am

Join BERNINA Educator Debbi Lashbrook and COTTONWOOD Software Educator William McConnell in the new Building Blocks of Software 9. There will be 6 lessons - February, April, June, August, October and December 2024. Each Lesson will include a Direct Playable Video Lesson, PDF PowerPoint Slide Presentation, PDF Handouts and Files needed to complete the Lesson.

Cost: $ 199.00
No Make It Monday
- Jun 24, 2024 10:00 am

No Make It Monday

Cost: $ FREE
Kids Sewing Camp
- Jun 24, 2024 10:00 am

Introduce children (ages 7-13) to hand and machine sewing while making shorts and a tote bag.

Cost: $ 125.00
Kids Quilt Camp! - Four-Patch Quilt
- Jul 29, 2024 10:15 am

We'll make a "Four-Patch Quilt", 36.5" x 48.5" in 5 days. You'll leave with a finished quilt.

Cost: $ 125.00
Learn what you need to know to be successful with machine embroidery while you learn the basic operation, care and maintenance of your new embroidery machine. All BERNINA and Bernette Embroidery machines and owners welcome. Space is limited, register early.

Cost: $ 75.00
Learn what you need to know to be successful with machine embroidery while you learn the basic operation, care and maintenance of your new embroidery machine. All BERNINA and Bernette Embroidery machines and owners welcome. Space is limited, register early.

Cost: $ 75.00
Learn what you need to know to be successful with machine embroidery while you learn the basic operation, care and maintenance of your new embroidery machine. All BERNINA and Bernette Embroidery machines and owners welcome. Space is limited, register early.

Cost: $ 75.00