Classes & Clubs Calendar

Bernina Classes

All about Sergers

Spanning two classes, we'll start with Serger Beginnings... (Class fee waived for machines purchases at HCQ)

Cost: $ 100.00

Learn the basic operation of your 820 and 830 machine along with some decorative stitching and many unique features of your amazing machine. (Class fee waived for machines purchases at HCQ)

Cost: $ 100.00
BERNINA Quick Start

Jump start sewing on your Bernina with this all-day class that covers General Information, Practical Stitching and Decorative Techniques. This class is for all series other than the 8 series. 8 series owners should take the BERNINA 8 class. (Class fee waived for machines purchases at HCQ)

Cost: $ 100.00
Creative Options

The information and stitching exercises in this class address the special features, functions, & techniques you can sew with the BERNINA 580, artista 730 and the 8 Series models, 820 and 830.

Cost: $ 50.00

You were made to create! Let Designworks help you explore the endless possibilities!

Cost: $ 50.00
Embroidery Basics

This class is for all owners of Bernina embroidery machines except the Bernina 830. We will explore the possibilities of machine embroidery; no lap top needed! (Class fee waived for machines purchased at HCQ)

Cost: $ 50.00
Exploring your BERNINA Binder

For all of you who have purchased the BERNINA binder, this class is for you! Let us show you some tips (and tricks) to get a perfect binding every time!

Cost: $ 30.00
Foot Book

Create a fun fabric book to showcase stitched techniques using various BERNINA presser feet and accessories. Bring thread and some fun embellishments.

Cost: $ 20.00
Foot Book 2

You will have fun creating a fun fabric book or additional pages for your existing book using the one of- a-kind BERNINA presser feet and accessories. This class can be taken by both Foot Book graduates as well as those wanting to take Foot book and Foot Book 2 at the same time.

Cost: $ 20.00
Love your BERNINA

Keep your BERNINA in tip top shape with tips from Kurt!

Cost: $ 20.00
More with 8

Learn the basic tools and techniques then cover the more advanced capabilities of your fabulous new 830 embroidery system. Create for yourself, family and friends! (Class fee waived for machines purchases at HCQ)

Cost: $ 100.00
Needles and Threads

Solve the mystery on Stabilizers, Needles and Threads in this lecture only class.

Cost: $ 50.00
Perfect Bindings

In this class, we will explore many different machine-binding techniques. Choose your favorite to try in class.

Cost: $ 10.00
Quilting with Your Bernina

Quilt on your Bernina with ease and skill after taking this class. Get acquainted with the feet, attachments and techniques. (Class fee waived for machines purchases at HCQ)

Cost: $ 50.00
Software 1

Software to be loaded on you laptop and help you become familiar with its capabilities. (Class fee waived for software purchased at HCQ)

Cost: $ 100.00
Software 2

A continuation of Software 1, we will learn the ins and outs of your software and other tools. (Class fee waived for software purchased at HCQ)

Cost: $ 75.00
Software 3

Explore the capability to edit and modify designs in your software. (Class fee waived for software purchased at HCQ)

Cost: $ 50.00
Software Club

Explore different aspects of your software in a fun and friendly environment.

Cost: $ 15.00

Blocks of the Month

Autumn Jewels

If you love Autumn's glorious fall colors, you'll love the Autumn Jewels quilt. The 24" center pieced medallion features machine embroidered oak leaves and acorns, surrounded by 12 different pieced blocks, each with a fall leaf embroidered in the center.

Cost: $ 50.00
Bertie's Spring

This 4-session Block of the Month is as fresh as Springtime. This pattern is the newest pattern from Bonnie Sullivan in the Bertie’s series. With your choice of either a light or dark background, you can make "Bertie" all yours.

Cost: $ 20.00

This 13-session Block of the month features 13 wonderful paper pieced stars surrounded by a village of houses and trees.

Cost: $ 50.00
Flower Box Medley

This fun hand appliqué Block of the Month features floral appliqué with whimsical embroidered details and a unique pieced border. Kit includes pattern and all fabric for quilt top and binding!

Cost: $ 50.00
Full Bloom

This 12 session Block of the Month is just like a burst of spring. The cheery garden palette is made up of leafy greens, delicate pinks and purples, and pops of yellow and orange. It definitely represents Springtime in the Rockies! This batik quilt finishes at 80" x 96". Our exclusive quilt kit includes fabric for quilt top and binding. Because this quilt is SO EASY, this would make a great Pick-up-and-go!

Cost: $ 50.00
Hampton Ridge

This 24-session Block of the Month program is a true classic. It features 41cute 5" blocks which are set to give a delicate "floating" affect.

Cost: $ 25.00
It's a Mystery!!

This 12-session MYSTERY Club is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat! Use all of your investigative skills as you piece each block. Every month will reveal a little bit more of this 84" x 108" quilt. This is a great stash buster, so feel free to use fabrics from your collection to add that personal touch.

Cost: $ 50.00
Loyal Union Sampler

Make the quilt that the women of Elm Creek Valley made to support their Civil War Soldiers.This quilt is based on the book The Union Quilters by Jennifer Chiaverini.

Cost: $ 100.00
Mistletoe Lane

This 12-session BOM starts in January 2015! This adorable block of the month is designed by Anne Sutton of Bunny Hill Designs. This is an appliquéd quilt, which can be done traditionally or by using any fusible method of your choosing.

Cost: $ 25.00
Modern Building Blocks

In this 12-session Block of the Month you are the architect! Let us help you ‘build’ this wonderfully modern quilt from traditional blocks using cozy, brushed cottons; perfect for cool Colorado nights!

Cost: $ 50.00
Plain and Fancy

This 10-session Block of the Month has a wonderful scrappy feel. The cream background sets the stage for large star blocks that have a variety of center designs, while shades of red, blue, and brown in small prints make up the pieced blocks.

Cost: $ 25.00
The Seasons on Pomegranate Lane

This stunning 9-session Block of the month incorporates traditional pieced stars set amongst wool appliqué blocks that are surrounded by wool appliqué borders.

Cost: $ 50.00


Bertie's Year Club

Bertie the Bird wants to help you celebrate your year, so she invites you to join the Bertie's Year Club! This club includes twelve 17" x 13" projects, each specifically designed as a monthly decoration by Bonnie Sullivan.

Cost: $ 25.00
Jo's Little Women's Club

Enjoy a old fashioned gathering and make small quilts and needful things to enjoy at home.

Cost: $ 100.00
Kitchen Companions

Join the fun while learning new quilting techniques to make great gifts or brighten up your kitchen.

Cost: $ 12.95
Operation Kid Comfort

Volunteer your time to work on quilting projects for children of deployed military parents.

Cost: $ FREE
Sew & Tell Club

Share your creations, even those in progess, each month after a short demo or technique that coincides with the Bernina project.

Cost: $ 3.00
Simple Whatnots 2 Club

Henry Glass Fabrics and Kim Diehl are teaming up to bring you Simple Whatnots 2- an all new “quilt shops only” club featuring exclusive quilt and project designs stitched entirely from Kim’s collections of fabrics! All of the "Simple Whatnots projects" are designed for quilt makers of all skill levels. The quilts focus on basic patchwork so they're fun and quick to make.

Cost: $ 60.00
Sisterhood of Quilters

Share girlfriend wisdom and the love of quilting. A great way to meet others who share your love of quilting.

Cost: $ FREE

Featured Classes

Botanical Gardens Embroidery

Discover the delicate beauty of science by building your own uniquely stitched garden.

Cost: $ 100.00
Embroidered Bindings (Bindings in the Hoop)

Embroidered Bindings are here! And they're stunning!! With Sharon Schamber's new embroidered binding designs, you can create unique bindings for any quilt or sewing project. They're fun, beautiful and couldn't be easier! Embroidery CD features multiple designs and includes MOST machine embroidery formats

Cost: $ 75.00
Embroidery 'To Go'

Explore machine embroidery with a small easy project that can be finished in each class. Come back each month for more fun with new projects.

Cost: $ 25.00
Painless Paper Piecing

Learn to make a beautiful table runner using the freezer paper piecing method.

Cost: $ 40.00
Surf Song- Twist and Turn Bargello

In this 1-session class set your bargello in motion! You will be using strip piecing techniques to create beautiful shapes with incredible movement. Join Michelle and create your very own bargello wallhanging.

Cost: $ 35.00
Sweetheart Roses

In this 3-session class, you will be using your embroidery machine to appliqué a flower design, and then combine it with an alternate block set on point. This is the perfect project to learn quilting in the hoop as you create a stunning table runner. Design CD includes and contains MOST machine embroidery formats.

Cost: $ 50.00
Tricks and Treats

This 4-session class is easy and fun. We will be using embroidery machines to create ghosts, scaredy cats, and spooky houses. Design CD includes MOST machine embroidery formats. Quilt size is 21" x 36".

Cost: $ FREE

Longarm Quilting

All About Machine Quilting

Finish those projects! This class covers basic machine quilting, your machine's walking foot (even-feed foot), and free-motion quilting.

Cost: $ 40.00
Longarm Quilting

Finish those quilt tops you have worked on. Display your work with pride!

Cost: $ 150.00

Returning Favorites

Hidden Star Sampler

Make a gorgeous quilt while learning the basics of quilt construction.

Cost: $ 80.00
Stitcher's Garden 1

You’ll stitch various-sized fused appliqué blocks using the beautiful decorative machine stitches. Finishing at 85” x 93”, this quilt will be a favorite.

Cost: $ 50.00
Stitcher's Garden 2

A continuation of Stiticher's Garden. You will work with different patterns, new techniques and addition work with new feet. This is the long awaited sequel.

Cost: $ 50.00
4771 North Academy Boulevard
Colorado Springs, CO 80918

Phone number: (719) 598-1312
Monday - Saturday 9:30am-6:00pm
Closed Sundays