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

Thursday, September 24, 2015 (Heirloom Bolster Pillow)
Instruction fee: $75 supplies extra

Friday, September 25, 2015 (Shirt and Skirt)
Instruction fee: $75 supplies extra


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.