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BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Blow’s Sew-N-Vac, a BERNINA Dealer in Fargo, North Dakota, is hosting Sewapalooza, a hands-on embroidery, and quilting workshop on Friday, October 24 and Saturday, October 25 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Ramada Plaza Fargo Hotel & Conference Center. The Ramada is located at 1635 42nd Street in Fargo. Lyn Lackey will lead attendees through a variety of embroidery, sewing and quilting projects including an embroidered pouch and wristlet, and a mini quilted travel pillow. In addition, Lyn will teach attendees about BERNINA’s Embroidery Software 7 and the PaintWork module from BERNINA’s DesignWorks Software Suite. The event costs $99 for both days and includes all supplies, lunch, door prizes and CD complete with project instructions. To register, call (701)282-4783 or stop by the store located at 4101 13th Ave. S. in Fargo. Registration is recommended as seating is limited.
BERNINA Educator Lyn Lackey is from Cary, N.C., and has been sewing and teaching most of her life. She started as a Home Economics teacher. In 1986 she fell in love with BERNINA after purchasing a BERNINA 930. Shortly after, she became a BERNINA Educator. Lyn was also a District Manager for BERNINA of America from 1999 to 2013. She enjoys sharing her enthusiasm for creativity and BERNINA products with new and experienced students. Modern Quilting is her latest passion, but Lyn enjoys every segment of sewing and teaching.
Blow’s Sew-N-Vac is an authorized BERNINA Dealer who 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.