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Kaffe Machines, Jelly Rolls, Classes and other delights

It's time for Show and Tell on some pretties. Let's start with the limited Special edition Kaffe Fassett designed BERNINA sewing machines. There are 2 machines available and then you have package options in them.


Let's start with the Kaffe 770QE Plus.


The machine has a

  • beautifully designed and decorated face plate exclusively for BERNINA by Kaffe Fassett

  • Kaffe Fassett Collective fabric bundle

  • Kaffe Fassett inspired dust cover

  • Unique stitches and embroidery designs - these are built into the machine.

  • BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR) included


Option 1 is to add a Kaffe Fassett inspired trolley bag. These need to be added at the time of the machine purchase.


Option 2 is to add an embroidery unit (this is the standard unit) and you can add the Kaffe Fassett inspired embroidery module bag



Here is a look at the embroidery designs

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And the decorative stitches

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The faceplate is designed in an exclusive lavender-and-white patterned background with a mix of bright florals. The design was inspired by the popular Guinea Flower fabric print by Kaffe Fassett.



The other machine available as a special Kaffe Edition is the Bernina 475QE Kaffe


The machine has

  • First coloured Special Edition

  • Matching Kaffe Edition trolley - available as an optional extra

  • Additional Kaffe Fassett stitches - standard inclusion

  • Kaffe Edition Dust Cover - standard inclusion

  • Jumbo Bobbin with 70% more thread

  • Convenient Automatic Thread Cutter

Option 1 is to add a Kaffe Fassett inspired trolley bag. These need to be added at the time of the machine purchase.


They are beautiful aren't they. One at home and one for classes and the caravan???? Cheeky aren't I :)


We will be putting more up on the website about these as soon as we can start selling them. If you want to place secret squirrel pre orders then you better give us a call for more info or come in to visit. Shhhh ;)


We have some availability of Demonstrator machines out of BERNINA Academy. The Kaffe 475 demos have sold out. There are only new available. We have 1 x Kaffe 770 still available. This is the last of the demos BERNINA have. You will also have the chance to purchase 7/8 series embroidery modules as demonstrator units. At this stage we are also hoping to have some Q long arm demonstrator machines and some overlocker demonstrator machines. If you are interested in any of these please make contact.


We've also got some things I want to show you


Not long in is the beautiful jelly roll by Corey Yoder for Moda - Butterfly & Slate. Displayed underneath is a coordinating fabric that could be used as a background or a border. We can also help find you some other fabrics - prints and plains if you need some extra fabrics.




Our Creative Candy Boxes are just about ready. Last items being packed and wrapped now.


These are Advent calendars tailored for t hose that sew. 25 Individually wrapped gifts for you and / or someone you love.


To purchase click on the link or come in to ask more questions



There are a couple more classes coming up that may be of interest.


BERNINA Embroidery Software 9


Bree from BERNINA Australia and I are going to look at all things software on Tuesday 6 September.


Class starts at 10am and we expect to look at software and answer questions until about 11.30am.


We will then have a lunch break, machine set up time and start sewing out and discussing the design at 12.30pm and go through until about 2pm with stitching and questions.

Bree will run us through the Bernina V9 Embroidery Software. You don't have to own this software to attend. It is recommended that you that you bring your laptop and if you have a previous version have that accessible on your laptop. You can also download the V9 software for a 30 day trial. We recommend you to this 24-48 hours prior to the event so that you can get the most of it after class.


Trial version


Bree will look at inbuilt designs, changes to them, features of the software, changes from V8 to V9. New V9 features in action.


We are going to have the option to stitch out your design and look at what happens from digitising and editing to stitching. We encourage you to bring your machine and module and join us. Bree will talk through the options for applique.

Fee includes the kit in silver to make the mug rug or if you want a zippered pouch.



Specials will apply to software purchases and upgrades on the day.


Here are some software highlights



No matter where you are send your designs to your machine from any room of your house with the new WiFi functionality. Just start the process with a click on the WiFi device symbol when your embroidery machine is on.





For best performance of the WiFi Device please verify that your BERNINA embroidery machine has the latest firmware installed.






Connect your WiFi device

No more searching your USB-Stick! Follow this tutorial to successfully set up the connection between your PC and the BERNINA WiFi Device.





Multiple PC's or machines

This video shows you how to connect multiple PC's with one or more embroidery machines.




Cutting Fabric and Paper - Scan n Cut - CM and SDX machines

Saturday 10 Sept 2022

9.30am - 12.30pm


Taught by Crystal Wilson

Pattern Parisian Blooms by Lilabelle Lane Sharon Burgess - Exclusively for Brother



If you want to learn how to cut fabric and fussy cut on your #Brotherscanncut this is the class for you. In addition we will teach you how to cut your English paper piecing paper templates. At the end of the class you can go home and make your cushion. The class includes the cushion outer kit. You will need to add pellon, insert and lining. Our kit has piping not pom poms.




Tuition and kit is included in the price. Fabrics do vary from those shown in the pattern. You have your choice of pink, blue or green kits for class. Fabric is Jennifer Paganelli Happy Campers. Each kit makes one cushion. You can buy additional kits without the pattern for $45 as part of class. These can only be used by class participants due to copyright laws.


The fabric and paper shapes will be prepared as part of the class but the sewing will not occur. You will need to do this at home. If there is interest we can add a paper piecing class after this one to give you the time and skills to make the "bloom".


Please bring your Scan n Cut and all the accessories.


Class participants will get a 10% discount off Scan n Cut accessories purchased on the day.


To book come in or follow the link


Applique with your Scan n Cut - CM and SDX machines

Saturday 10 September 2022

1pm - 4pm


Make a day of it and stay for the afternoon


Taught by Crystal Wilson

Clementine VW Style Cushion by Claire Turpin

Cushion finishes Approx 20 inches square

Tuition and kit is included in the price. Fabrics do vary from those shown in the pattern. We are making this now and you can see our fabrics should you wish. The kit is for one cushion.


Kit will include pattern and pre prepared applique fabrics, cushion back and front and zipper. Vlisofix will be included.


In this class we will learn how to scan in an applique pattern, cut out fused fabric, learn how to cut multiple items from different fabrics on a single mat and how to use the scanning function to place your shapes on the fabric.


The cushion will be cut out and prepared as part of the class but the sewing will not occur. You will need to do this at home.


Please bring your Scan n Cut and all the accessories.


If you would like to fuse shapes to the cushion front on the day please bring your iron and ironing mat.


Class participants will get a 10% discount off Scan n Cut accessories purchased on the day.


If you own an older model CM model Scan n Cut you might like to join this beginner's class


Scan n Cut Beginner's Class - CM machines only

Thursday 15/9

10am - 3pm


Taught by Crystal Wilson

Tuition and Starter kit is included in the price

In this class we will run you through the basics of what is in your box, as well as teach you some skills to get you started.

Learn how to cut

- Paper

- Fabric

- Vinyl

- Balsa wood - limited use

- Felt - limited use

- Cork

Learn how to use the Scanning function

Learn how to use the Drawing function

Understand

- the accessories available and those that will not work on these series

- the add on kits available and those that will not work on these series

- the types of mats and blades

- Cleaning and maintenance

- How to access Canvas workspace

Class participants will get a 10% discount off Scan n Cut accessories purchased on the day.



Thursday 22 Sept I am teaching a machine embroidery class. We are looking at knits, fabrics with a "pile", pre made items and applique. It's a 3 hour hands on session that includes the kit.




For those who were looking for a little more information on BERNINA Academy here is some more information


General Admission Tickets are only $25!


Go here to buy your entry ticket


What's Included in a General Admission Ticket?


SPECIAL EDITION ACADEMY BAG

While stocks last. This incredible ACADEMY bag will also have a fantastic assortment of bonus goodies inside.


FREE PARKING & FOOD/DRINK OPTIONS

Wenty Leagues Club has oodles of free parking available for anyone attending the Academy. Wenty Leagues also has an incredible assortment of places to eat within

the club. It's ideal to come, spend the day with friends and attend the event!


BERNINA CENTRAL

BERNINA Central is the place to go for all BERNINA and bernette product available for demonstrations with the Experts at hand to answer any questions. Also available are the Popup Accessory Stations to showcase many fabulous presser feet, Tech Corner with experienced technicians for the best advice and running Demonstrations on all the latest machines and products for Dressmaking, Overlocking, Quilting and Embroidery.


DAILY GIVEAWAYS Every day there will be lots of fabulous giveaways including a MAJOR PRIZE of a BERNINA skinned B325 to the value of $1,499!



Optional Additional Workshops. I will only let you know of ones with vacancies.


There will be spaces available in the Tools of the Trade Lectures. These are just some great cheap options to upskill.



These will give lots of good tips and trick for the beginner and give those you already have skills different ways to look at things and a chance to ask questions on what they are being shown.


Meredith Woolnough: Embroidered Bowls Class - SPACES AVAILABLE

We've had Meredith in store teaching and she is a delight. Great teaching skills and a fabulous, enjoyable class.


In this 3 hour class we will explore some of the sculptural possibilities of working with freehand machine embroidery on water soluble fabric. We will start by learning how to set up and draw confidently with your sewing machine on plain woven fabric. Then we will switch over to the wonderful (but sometimes challenging) water soluble fabric and learn how to work successfully with this fabric to create successful stitched sculptures. You will then design and stitch your own unique structure that will be moulded into a freestanding bowl.

No experience necessary and all tools and materials are supplied.


To purchase tickets follow this link


L8 Series Overlocker Class - SPACES AVAILABLE

The L8 Series Overlockers are amazing machines. During this hands-on class, you will learn all of the wonderful features it has to offer and explore many creative possibilities with stitches, threads and accessories.


To purchase tickets follow this link


There are some other classes and if you head here you will see the full list / prices and availability



Classes with AMANDA MURPHY


This is a rare opportunity. Amanda is renowned in America and around the world. This is the first time she has been to Australia.


Developing a Quilt Plan - LECTURE - 12 Spots Left


Learn how Amanda plans her quilting designs so they both enhance the piecing and enable a square and smooth finish. Quilting affords the opportunity to add another layer of design and you don’t have to be an expert to get spectacular results.


Work with pen and paper to design a quilt top using handouts that Amanda provides.


To purchase tickets


From Concept to Quilt

LECTURE - Spaces Available

Learn about the behind-the-scenes development of fabric lines, patterns, embroidery and quilting collections from BERNINA Expert Amanda Murphy. You’ll learn how an idea goes from being an initial concept to its development into a myriad of products, and what to look for when shopping for fabrics and exploring different techniques in your own work. Amanda will even give a quick demo of some of her favorite quilting techniques. Whether you are a beginner piecer or more advanced quilter, you'll go home with new ideas on how to elevate your own creations.

To purchase tickets


Pre Academy Full Day Classes / Workshops


Tuesday 4th October 2022

Get hands on with Amanda Murphy, contemporary quilt and fabric designer, BERNINA Expert and Quilting and Longarm Spokesperson. Use rulerwork and free-motion to quilt this fun panel under Amanda’s guidance. Everyone’s quilting design will be a little different and that is part of the fun. Class fee includes your choice of panel colourway, wadding, backing. Amanda’s Good measure rulers will be provided for you to use in class and available to purchase at a special rate.


To purchase your ticket


Wednesday 5th October 2022

Get hands on with Amanda Murphy, contemporary quilt and fabric designer, BERNINA Expert and Quilting and Longarm Spokesperson. The panel is designed to teach you how to quilt a variety of designs with lollipop rulers and the guide takes you through the process step-by-step. Class fee includes your choice of panel colourway, panel guide, wadding, backing. Amanda’s Good measure rulers will be provided for you to use in class and available to purchase at a special rate.


To purchase your ticket


Believe it or not there is still more to tell you about.


We are loving the Brother Scan n Cut Machines. Crystal has been running lots of classes and there are still more to come over the next few months.


The free ideas book includes creative project ideas for a range of medium types. What will you make with your ScanNCut DX Disney machine?


Cutting card, self-adhesive vinyl, felt, leather, and foam is easy with the ScanNCut DX Auto Blade sensor technology that automatically detects the thickness of your material. The ScanNCut SDX 2250D makes it easy to add the magic of Disney to projects with 182 exclusive designs built in, all your favourite Disney and Pixar's movies and characters.


To download your copy click here

We would love you to share your projects with us. Make sure you tag us @mysewingsupplies

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I am going to leave it there. I hope to see you soon, either on the road or in store.


Take Care

Bernadette

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