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BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that the BERNINA Sewing Center, a BERNINA Dealer in Billings, Montana, is hosting Sewapalooza, a hands-on sewing, embroidery, and quilting workshop. Guests will have the option to attend the event on Friday, September 19 or Saturday, September 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Dealer, 1505 Rehberg Lane in Billings. BERNINA Educator Sandra Swick will lead event-goers through three projects including an upcycled t-shirt to backpack project as part of the overlocker/serger set, a monogrammed suitcase sachet in the hoop using BERNINA Software 7, and a travel cord caddy utilizing BERNINA presser feet #18 and #39. The event costs $49 and includes lunch, project kits, a goodie bag, a CD with project instructions, and use of BERNINA machines. Guests will also be offered special pricing on BERNINA machines, software and accessories and participate in special drawings throughout the event. To register call (406)656-4999, stop by the store or go online to Registration is required as seats are limited.
BERNINA Educator, Sandra Larson Swick has been selling, sewing and teaching on BERNINA machines professionally for more than 20 years. She is an award-winning quilter whose Quilt in Space traveled to the International Space Station with astronaut, Barbara Morgan. Sandra is a master teacher in embroidery, garment construction, quilting, specialty projects and crafts. She is also a certified BERNINA technician with extensive knowledge of sergers, embroidery software and design, and provides professional and individualized sales consultations to help customers select the perfect BERNINA machine for their individual sewing needs.
The BERNINA Sewing Center is an authorized BERNINA Dealer that provides top-quality service to area residents. The Dealer sells BERNINA sewing machines and software, and also provides a variety of sewing, embroidery and quilting classes for people of all skill levels. For more information 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.