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University of Sewing at The Tailored Fit Address: 611 W 11th Street in Bloomington, Indiana 
📞 Phone: (812) 323-2665

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You want a sewing machine that is easy to maintain, stitches beautifully, and will grow with you:
You want a BERNINA!

Beginning Quilting

Join instructor Alice Lorenzen for a class in Beginning Quilting.
This class will meet twice.
We supply an entire kit and pattern to make this lovely project, included in the class price.  You will end up with a quilt top. 

Remember you get a 20% off all sewing supplies for your class (and anything else - good 1 day only) just let the University of Sewing know when they check you out that you are in this class.

A fabric kit is supplied (along with a matching threads).  It won't include the optional border or binding fabric those will be extra.

Please Bring:
A working sewing machine, with your manual.  If you want to use a loaner machine from University of Sewing please let us know in the notes when you purchase this class.

Additional Supplies you need to bring

Microtex size 12 or 14 and Topstitching size 12 or 14 Sewing Machine needles 

Tweezers, scissors, pins, rotary cutter, large ruler (6”x24”), pen, pencil, small ruler (1”x6”), seam ripper 

Personal Cutting Mat/ Ironing Mat and small iron if you want your own space 

Sewing feet:   ¼” Quilter’s Foot (for Bernina's #37, #57, or #97 will work), and Decorative Stitch Foot also called an open toed foot (for Bernina's #20).

 If you need to purchase supplies for class try to come in 20 minutes early so we can help you.

Any other sewing supplies that you usually use at home that will help you in class!


 If you have any questions, you can email me at

Pick one of our Charm Packs use this link and select an in stock Charm Pack.

Let us know in the notes which one you want and we will do the rest.

Additionally please make sure we have a way to contact you. Email or preferably via phone.  
This class is to only to learn piece a quilt top.  To learn machine or hand quilting methods you will need to attend a class on those skills.

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: Confident beginner, you have no problems winding a bobbin or threading your machine.
Materials Included: Pattern, threads, and fabric are included
Instructor: Alice Lorenzen
Instructor Bio: Alice has been teaching sewing for 20+ years for both machines and garments. She is trained as a Palmer & Pletsch fitting/sewing instructor and is currently the University of Sewing's expert on Embroidery.
Fabric Kit and cotton thread included.

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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.