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Kennel Quilts will be donated to local Abita Springs shelters

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Sew This, a BERNINA Dealer in Abita Spring, La., will host a Best Friend Sewing event on Friday, February 19 from 10:15 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the store located at 70117 Hwy 59, Suite O. Attendees are invited to gather and make kennel quilts for dogs and cats waiting to be adopted. Sew This will have four BERNINA Special Edition Best Friend (B 350 SE Best Friend) sewing machines available for attendees to use but asks artisans who have machines to bring them. The kennel quilts will be donated to local Abita Springs shelters. Fabric will be provided and special event discounts on machines, accessories and software will also be offered. The event is free. For more information, call (985)898-1112.
The B 350 SE Best Friend sewing machine, with exclusive pet paws faceplate design, is equipped with eight full shank presser feet, a slide-on extension table, and the BERNINA Free Hand System (FHS). The B 350 SE Best Friend also offers 191 total stitch patterns, a maximum sewing speed of up to 900 stitches per minute, a stitch width of 5.5 mm, 18 utility stitches, 63 decorative stitches, and a high-precision buttonhole function with two programmed buttonhole styles. Additionally, it can store up to 30 stitch-pattern combinations and comes with the BERNINA Walking Foot #50 and the BERNINA Free-motion Quilting Foot #29C. This machine is an outstanding choice for everyday mending jobs and alterations, as well as creative sewing and quilting. With its simple, intuitive handling, first-class functionality, and solid construction, artisans will enjoy working with this machine for a long time. For more information, visit http://www.bernina.com.
Sew This is an authorized BERNINA Dealer that provides top-quality support, education and service to area residents. The Dealer 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, visit www.sewthis.net.
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, 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 Store, visit www.bernina.com or call (630)978-2500.