Sonja Shogren - SCS Designs
N e w s
August, 2017

(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. The months are FLYING past. I have settled my September -thru- December class dates already (see comments, below).

Gelato's (a new class) first session was fun and very interesting to see the first blocks come about. Congratulations on a fine start!

The August full-day-on Saturday Beginner's class is soon (tomorrow, as I write this!) and I love to see new quilters entering the "quilting world".

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 as 2017 winds down.

My rest of 2017 classes are scheduled as:

  • Beginners Start to Finish (offered as a two-full-day Saturday class August and, again, in November. This Fall, I will not be offering the Beginners Start to Finish class in the evening.
    Class Description: If you always have wanted to learn how to make a quilt - come and join us for two relaxing Saturdays. 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.

  • North-South Bound, is returning as requested. We make the quilt using three different blocks - using lots of colors, offering you flexibility while allowing you to challenge your imagination! (Homework is required). It will be offered as a three session Tuesday morning class or a three session Wednesday evening class.

  • Gelato, is a new class. The pattern is fascinating to me and, even better: It is not complicated to sew. I chose for the class sample the Ombre fabric Gelato. Colorful florals or batiks would be great, as well. (Homework is required). It will be offered as a three session Tuesday morning class or a three session Wednesday evening class.

  • "Design Workshop - Part 2", will be continued, this time for four session. This is coming about as-requested: I am often asked "How can I design a "contemporary" quilt that uses traditional quilt blocks"? This class is a new approach for me to convey information/techniques to you. It will be offered once a month starting in June as a four session Wednesday morning class.

  • "French Fold Binding" is back, for an end-November class; a few of you have said that you would like to finish the binding on a quilt before the holidays.

Good luck to you all - with YOUR projects.

Sonja

Don't hesitate to give me a comeback if you have any comments/questions regarding my plans. Just eMail to: Webmaster@sonjashogren.com 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).


My -Thru- December classes at Bernina World of Sewing, Raleigh:

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


Beginner's Start to Finish

In Progress August: Dates at Bernina World of Sewing, Raleigh:
Saturday Class (Two full-day Sessions) Saturday(s) 10:00am-4:30pm August 12, 19 2017

Upcoming November: Dates at Bernina World of Sewing, Raleigh:
Saturday (Two full-day Sessions) Saturday(s) 10:00am-4:30pm November 11, 18 2017

North-South Bound

Upcoming dates at Bernina World of Sewing, Raleigh:

October/November: Tuesday Daytime Class (Three Morning Sessions) - Tuesday(s) 10:00am-1:00pm October 24, November 7, 14 2017

October/November: Wednesday Evening Class (Three Evening Sessions) - Wednesday(s) 6:00-9:00pm October 18, November 1, 8 2017

Gelato

Upcoming dates at Bernina World of Sewing, Raleigh:

Wednesday Evening Class (Three 3-Hour Sessions) - Wednesday(s) 6:00-9:00pm August 9, 16, 30 2017

Tuesday Morning Class (Three 3-Hour Sessions) - Tuesday(s) 10:00am-1:00pm August 1, 8, 22 2017

Design Workshop (Part-2)

Upcoming dates at Bernina World of Sewing, Raleigh:

Wednesday Morning Class (Four 3-Hour Sessions) - Wednesday(s) 10:00am-1:00pm June 7, July 5, August 2, September 6 2017

Your Piece Will Be Designed by YOU with My Help

French Fold Binding

Upcoming date at Bernina World of Sewing, Raleigh:

Wednesday Evening Class (One 3-Hour Session) - Wednesday 6:00-9:00pm November 29 2017

Any comments: Send to us at: Webmaster@sonjashogren.com

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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