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BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that G Street Fabrics, a BERNINA Dealer with three locations in Maryland and Virginia, will host a quilting event with expert Alex Anderson on Saturday, August 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at its Falls Church location. Alex will present guests with unique quilting tips and techniques and sign books during her visit. The event costs $39.00 and includes refreshments, book signing and photo opportunities. To register, call (301)231-8982 ext. 240 or stop by the Dealer at 6250 Arlington Blvd. in Falls Church, Virginia. Early registration is highly recommended as seating is limited.
Alex Anderson’s love of quilting all began in 1978 when she completed the Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt as a part of her work towards her degree in art from San Francisco State University. Alex is the author of 30 books in four languages, selling nearly 1 million copies, worldwide. She is a designer with RJR Textiles and works with Superior Threads. Since 2007, she has co-hosted the Quilt Show with Ricky Tims connecting quilters nationwide. For 11 years previously, she served as host of Simply Quilts on HGTV. Alex continues to be one of the most sought after instructors and lecturers in the international quilting and sewing industry. Alex’s personal mission is not only to share her love of quilting with anyone who will listen, but to educate and encourage those interested in quilting as clearly and simply as possible, so quilting can continue to be handed down from generation to generation.
G Street Fabrics is an authorized BERNINA Dealer with locations in Rockville, Md., and Centreville and Falls Church, Va. 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 on G Street Fabrics, 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.