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BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that BERNINA World of Sewing, a BERNINA Dealer in Raleigh, N.C., is hosting Sewapalooza, a hands-on sewing, embroidery, and quilting workshop on Saturday, May 31 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  BERNINA Educator Lyn Lackey will lead attendees through two quilting and embroidery projects for sewists of all levels.  The workshop will take place at BERNINA World of Sewing, which is located at 6013 Glenwood Ave.  The cost is $59 and includes all supplies and lunch.  To register, call (919)782-2945 or stop by the store.
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 and later taught at a BERNINA Dealer.  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. 
BERNINA World of Sewing is an authorized BERNINA Dealer that has a staff with more than 100 years of combined experience sewing with BERNINA machines.  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.  BERNINA World of Sewing is also a full-service quilting store with over 4,000 bolts of quality cotton fabrics.  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.