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BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that BERNINA Sewing Etc., a BERNINA Dealer in Ridgeland, Miss., is hosting Sewapalooza, a one-day workshop with BERNINA Educator Lisa Veith that will focus on embroidery, BERNINA‘s DesignWorks software and accessories. The event will take place Thursday, August 28 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Dealer, located at 665 Pear Orchard Road, Suite 104. The cost is $50 and includes all project instructions, use of BERNINA machines, and lunch. To register, call (601)991-2120 or stop by the store.
Event attendees will have the opportunity to learn how to make an embroidered wristlet, a cord caddy, and an embellished shoe sack that utilizes BERNINA’s CrystalWork software, part of the DesignWorks software suite. One completed project will be taken home along with instructions on how to make the other two. The Dealer will have project kits available for purchase. In addition, attendees can enjoy discounts on all BERNINA machines, software and accessories.
Lisa Veith started making her own clothes at age 10. She turned her focus to home economics in school to continue developing her sewing fundamentals and creative instincts. When it became time for Lisa to purchase her first machine, her research led her to a BERNINA 1230. Over the years, Lisa has purchased many BERNINA machines and has become proficient in their use. She has 30 years of experience in BERNINA sales and customer service. She managed a BERNINA store for five years and continues her own educational growth by learning new techniques from BERNINA Educators.
BERNINA Sewing, Etc. is a BERNINA Dealer that provides top-quality service to area residents. The Dealer offers the full line of BERNINA sewing machines, software and accessories, and also provides a variety of sewing and embroidery classes for people of all skill levels. For more information, 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.