Lecture, fashion show and pants-fitting class will be at Make It Sew in Chanhassen, Minnesota

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Make It Sew, a BERNINA Dealer in Chanhassen, Minn., will host appearances by Linda Lee of The Sewing Workshop Pattern Collection on Friday, March 15 and Saturday, March 16.  Ms. Lee will present Great Style at Any Age, a lecture and fashion show with garments from her pattern collection, at 7 p.m. on March 15.  Admission is $25.  She will also present a pants fitting class from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on March 15 and March 16.  Admission $199 per class.  Make It Sew is located at 600 Market St., Suite 110. 

To register online for Great Style at Any Age, please visit: Great Style at Any Age.

Online registration for the pants fitting class is available at: Pants Fitting Class.

Ms. Lee is the owner of The Sewing Workshop Pattern Collection, a group of patterns for distinctive garments using innovative sewing techniques, and writes for Threads, Sew News and Stitch magazines.  She travels around the country teaching fine sewing techniques and the art of combining beautiful fabrics and distinctive design in garment and home decorating creations. She has written 14 award-winning books about garment sewing and interiors, including Sew Sensational Pillows and Sew Easy.

Make It Sew is a BERNINA-exclusive Dealer that sells BERNINA sewing machines and software, and provides a variety of sewing, embroidery and quilting classes for people of all skill levels.  Make It Sew also offers contemporary fabrics for quilting and sewing.  For more information on the Dealer, please visit

Founded in Switzerland more than 100 years ago, BERNINA is the world’s premier manufacturer with a proven reputation for offering state-of-the-art sewing and embroidery systems, sergers and embroidery software.  BERNINA’s leadership is marked by an impressive number of industry leaders, influencers and artisans who chose to partner with the company. BERNINA products are sold in the United States through a network of approximately 450 fully trained independent dealerships.  In 2008, the company introduced the revolutionary BERNINA 830, a machine designed to change the home sewing industry.  To learn more and to find a dealer, visit or call (630)978-2500.