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2012

BERNINA INTERNATIONAL OWNER HANSPETER UELTSCHI TO ATTEND SEWING AND QUILTING LECTURE SERIES IN ANN ARBOR IN APRIL

Ann Arbor Sewing Center will hold event at the Weber’s Inn on Monday, April 23

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Hanspeter Ueltschi, fourth generation owner of BERNINA International, will attend Ann Arbor Sewing Center’s sewing and quilting lecture series in Ann Arbor, Mich. on Monday, April 23. The event will be held at the Weber’s Inn, located at 3050 Jackson Road, and will include a full day of lectures, demonstrations, prize giveaways, a “Make and Take” sewing lab, and lunch buffet.

Mr. Ueltschi will be available in the afternoon for a meet-and-greet and to autograph participant’s sewing machines. The following sewing experts will also lead a series of lectures and demonstrations on a variety of topics:

  • Kaye England, fabric designer for Wilmington Prints and head of Kaye England Publications, will demonstrate how to do piecework with precision, and showcase unique ways to use your sewing machine.
  • Award winning quilt artist and author Pat Holly will share how she uses decorative stitching techniques on her BERNINA machine to create an embellished background for appliqué.
  • Award winning quilt artist Sue Holdaway-Heys will showcase and demonstrate free-motion techniques in creating a landscape and floral quilt.
  • International quilt teacher and author Sue Nickels will demonstrate how she successfully creates feather designs for her quilts using free-motion techniques and the BERNINA Stitch Regulator.
The “Make and Take” sewing lab will offer participants the opportunity to make a custom eye-glass case to take home. Additionally, attendees will receive gift certificates to the Ann Arbor Sewing Center and “Thank you” souvenirs booklets with which they can collect autographs from the lecturers and Mr. Ueltschi. There will also be several prize giveaways throughout the day. The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and the cost is $55, which includes the lunch buffet. To register, please contact the Ann Arbor Sewing Center at (734)761-3094.

Family owned and operated for 44 years, the Ann Arbor Sewing Center is an authorized BERNINA dealer located at 5235 Jackson Road in Ann Arbor, Mich. The sewing center carries the full line of BERNINA machines and its knowledgeable and friendly staff teach a variety of weekly sewing, embroidery and quilting classes. For more information on the Ann Arbor Sewing Center, please visit www.annarborsewing.com.

About BERNINA
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 www.berninausa.com or call (630)978-2500.