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BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Lee’s Creative Sewing & Vacuums, a BERNINA Dealer with locations in Charlotte, Hickory and Shelby, NC, is hosting Sewapalooza, hands-on sewing, embroidery, and quilting workshops on Thursday, September 24 and Friday, September 25 from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Event-goers can choose to attend one event scheduled to take place at the Dealer located in the Stonecrest Shopping Center at 7868 F - Rea Road behind the Chick-fil-A. BERNINA educator Tari Intardonato will lead event-goers through a variety of projects including embroidery in the hoop, a scissor holster, gift card holder and rolled-edge napkin. Additionally, attendees will learn more about how to use BERNINA’s CutWork and CrystalWork tools, the BERNINA Stitch Regulator, lettering features, and Word Art. The cost is $129.00 and includes all project materials, use of BERNINA machines, lunch, and a goody bag valued at $70. To register, call (704)542-8760 or stop by store.
Lee’s Creative Sewing & Vacuums is an authorized BERNINA Dealer which provides top-quality service to area residents. The Dealer offers BERNINA sewing machines, software, and accessories, and also provides a variety of sewing, embroidery and quilting classes for people of all skill levels. For more information, visit www.creativesewandvac.com.
BERNINA Educator Tari Intardonato learned to sew in her early teens and has been sewing ever since. The BERNINA brand has always been a part her life. Both her grandmothers sewed on BERNINA machines. Tari earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Vocational Home Economics and taught high school home economics in Oklahoma, married, and moved to the Dallas-Ft. Worth, Texas area. She worked for several years for BERNINA Sewing Center in Dallas and Plano, Texas, where she sold BERNINA products and taught classes in sewing techniques and operation of BERNINA machines. She later managed a BERNINA Sewing Center and continued to teach classes in the BERNINA line, as well as sewing projects.
Founded in Switzerland more than 100 years ago, BERNINA is the world’s premier manufacturer with a proven reputation for offering quality state-of-the-art sewing, quilting and embroidery machines, overlockers/sergers, and embroidery software. BERNINA’s leadership is marked by an impressive number of ambassadors, industry leaders, influencers and bloggers, who chose to partner with the company. BERNINA products are sold in the United States through a network of over 400 fully trained independent dealerships that also offer support and education. Select BERNINA and bernette machines, and BERNINA software can also be purchased through BERNINA’s eCommerce site, shop.bernina.com. BERNINA products are designed for beginning to advanced sewists and priced to meet a variety of budgets, with new products being introduced every year. You can follow BERNINA on Facebook: www.facebook.com/berninausa, Instagram: @BERNINAUSA, and Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/WeAllSew, and read BERNINA’s WeAllSew blog at www.weallsew.com. To learn more about BERNINA and to find a Dealer, visit www.bernina.com or call (630)978-2500.