ClClaudia SMALL pic.jpgaudia Dinnell, of Claudia's Creations
   Phoenix, Arizona

Claudia Dinnell is a machine embroidery designer and quilting instructor.  She owns Claudia's Creations and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.  Her love for machine embroidery and quilting lead to a very successful design business and teaching career. She is also a BERNINA Brand Ambassador.

She is a very sought out instructor and we are very happy to have her at our store in August 2015. 

Claudia's Website
Claudia's Facebook page:
Claudia's Facebook page has lots of student pictures.  Be sure to like her page.

Claudia Halloween.JPGAll Hallows Eve - Machine Embroidered Quilt  (2 day class)
Wednesday and Thursday
August 12 & 13 (10 am - 4 pm)

Enrollment fee: $150 ... CD and supplies are extra. 
A fabric kit will be available for purchase.  Please contact store for details.


All Hallows Eve is Claudia's latest embroidered quilt and the pattern is only available to those who take her class.   Come and learn Claudia's unique process for perfect placement of multi-hooped designs.

Free-Motion Quilting  (2 day class)
Friday and Saturday
August 14 & 15
(10 am - 4 pm)
Enrollment fee: $150

Learn Claudia's tips and tricks for beautiful free motion quilting with your home sewing machine.   Supplies are extra

Nancy Bednar.pngNancy Bednar, Independent Sewing Instructor
Brookfield, IL

Save the Dates:
September 24 and 25, 2015

Nancy is coming back for more fun serger classes.

Details will be released soon

Nancy Bednar is a sewing educator, freelance instructor and author. A passionate sewer since elementary school, she has explored and enjoyed many creative and practical aspects of sewing; from garment and home dec projects to bridal, special occasion sewing and a love affair with the overlocker/serger. She has trained both BERNINA dealers and consumers alike on all aspects of sewing with a special emphasis on garment stitching and creative machine techniques using both the sewing machine and overlocker/serger.

Nancy was a regular contributor to Sewing and Serger Update Newsletters as well being published in Sew News and the BERNINA publication, Through The Needle. Her published books include, Creative Serging, Innovative Applications to Get the Most from Your Serger, as well as The Encyclopedia of Sewing Machine Techniques and Silk Ribbon Machine Embroidery.

A native Midwesterner, Nancy creates in her studio outside metro Chicago with her faithful canine companion as advisor. Always looking for a creative challenge, the best part of her job is helping others discover the creativity that lies within them.