Picture: WanderingStitchesHostsGiselaSpatz


Fabric artist from Germany will showcase work and teach a variety of classes. Register online, by phone or in-person

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Wandering Stitches, a BERNINA Dealer in Orlando, Fla., will host German Fabric Artist Gisela Spatz July 16 – 18. Gisela will feature her work at a trunk show and will teach three classes including a Bobbinwork lecture and demonstration; a Small Purse hands-on class; and a hands-on Sewing Case class. All of the classes will take place at the Dealer located at 5818 Hoffner Avenue, Suite 905 in Orlando. To register visit, http://www.wanderingstitches.com/events/2015/7/ call (407)658-4044 or stop by the store.
On Thursday, July 16 at 6:00 p.m., Wandering Stitches will host Gisela Spatz’ trunk show that will feature a variety of her beautiful work. The trunk show costs $10.00.
Friday, July 17 from 10:00 a.m. until noon, Gisela will focus on bobbins during her Bobbinwork lecture and demonstration. Attendees will learn how to work with thick thread, create patterns and learn how bobbinwork can be used to embellish garments, accessories and even home décor. Additionally, Gisela will teach attendees how to set-up their own machines from the bobbin to the feed teeth and the tension for a special embroidery technique, and share ways to make multi-layered rich fabrics from scraps. The class costs $25.00.
Additionally, on Friday, attendees can join Gisela’s hands-on Small Purse class taking place from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. In this class attendees will sew a small purse using pieces of different fabric fused to felt and covered with organza. Purses will then be decorated with a three-dimensional flower. The class costs $50.00.
A hands-on Sewing Case workshop will be offered on Saturday, July 18 at 10:00 a.m. In this workshop attendees will have the opportunity to create their own material by using a base material that is a fusible batting covered with strips of fabric and then covered with a layer of organza using a variety of threads. The workshop costs $100 and includes project instructions.
Wandering Stitches is an authorized BERNINA Dealer which sells 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 on the Dealer, please visit www.wanderingstitches.com.
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.