Sonja Shogren - SCS Designs
N e w s
February, 2019

(From the Webmaster: Thank you for your class pictures and your after-class completed-work's pictures. If your piece is now completed and you can share the work with us -- don't hesitate to contact me or Sonja. I may be reached by eMail through the pointer-to at the end of this Web page; Sonja may be reached either by eMail or at the store.)

To my Students, Customers, and Friends!

Hello, everyone!!!

Wow: Spring is "Just Around The Corner" in this part of the world. Time flies!

My 2019 schedule is in progress and if you have any comments as to what YOUR plans are as relates to my classes - of course, just get back to me eMail-wise or while you are at the store. I will be putting together May-thru-September class plans soon. If you have some special "needs" now is the time to speak up.

I look forward to seeing you - and, working with you - in a class or at the store (Bernina World of Sewing, in Raleigh) -- or somewhere else along the way in 2019.

For info:

  • Beginners Start to Finish A Spring class on two "full-day" Saturdays in April.
    Class Description: If you always have wanted to learn how to make a quilt - come and join us for two relaxing Saturdays or four Tuesday mornings. This class will teach you how to make a quilt from start to finish, including straight-line machine quilting and finishing the quilt with a binding. This is a true beginner's class. This is an ideal class for "busy" people -- almost no homework! Also, a good class for a young person who is experimenting to see if he/she enjoys sewing. Note: This class requires that you have a sewing machine, at home, for any necessary homework.

The following new class is in progress:

  • Morris Medallion I will be with you step-by-step during five all-day class sessions held over six months. You will learn and experience-using Robin Ruth’s rulers (NO PAPER PIECING) and your straight ¼” seams to achieve a new addition to your heirloom quilt collection. The class is spread over six months to allow for homework.

    This quilt is perfect using reproduction fabric or for using bright, colorful batiks. The class participant will need a ¼” foot, the pattern and the rulers (as mentioned on the pattern). The store will be happy to order these for you.

    If you wish to choose a different collection or batiks or use fabric from your stash, I will be happy to meet with you (after you have committed to the class) at an arranged time to help you with your fabric choices (including a detailed fabric list) as part of the class fee.

Good luck to you all - with YOUR projects.


Don't hesitate to give me a comeback if you have any comments/questions regarding my plans. Just eMail to: or, of course, I look forward to talking with you directly at the store.

Reminder: To register for my classes, please call the store (Bernina World of Sewing: (919) 782-2945) or (better yet!) stop by the store (on Glenwood Ave. in Raleigh - about two miles North of Crabtree Shopping Center). You may also register for the classes online - at the store's Website - however, you will have to stop by the store or contact me a few weeks prior to the class to obtain the class Supply List.

My upcoming/in progress 2019 classes at Bernina World of Sewing, Raleigh:

Upcoming and In-Progress dates at Bernina World of Sewing, Raleigh:
(Click on any of the photos, below, for more information)

Beginner's Start to Finish


April Saturday Full-Day Class (Two 6-Hour Sessions) - Saturday(s) 10:00am-4:30pm April 13, 27 2019

Morris Medallion

in-Progress September-thru-February: Dates at Bernina World of Sewing, Raleigh:
(Five Full-Day Sessions) - Wednesday(s) 10:00am-4:00pm Sept. 26, Oct. 24, Nov. 28, Jan. 23 2019, February 27 and a recently-added "Wrap-Up" session on April 24.

Any comments: Send to us at:

To see pictures from more classes, as well as previous-student's classwork, click on: Student Examples and Additional Workshop Information

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