BERNINA DEALER SEEKS VOLUNTEERS TO SEW QUILTS FOR LOCAL VETERANS ON SEPTEMBER 11

Becky’s Fabrics will host a Quilts of Valor sew day from 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Becky's Fabrics, a BERNINA Dealer in Lewiston, Idaho, is seeking volunteers to participate in a Patriot Day quilting day on Wednesday, September 11 to benefit the local chapter of Quilts of Valor. Quilts of Valor is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing soldiers and combat veterans with quilts in appreciation for their service and sacrifice. The local chapter, Lewis-Clark Valley Quilts of Valor, has donated over 1,000 quilts to veterans. The event will take place at the Dealer, 1702 21st Street, Mall 21, Suite 112, from 10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration is available at Becky's Fabrics or by calling (208)743-4448. Participants who need to borrow a sewing machine are asked to please contact the Dealer in advance.

Nationally, Quilts of Valor has awarded more than 65,000 quilts to service members and veterans throughout the country. The quilts are given to combat troops who have been wounded or touched by war. For more information about the Quilts of Valor Foundation, please visit www.qovf.org.

Becky's Fabrics is an authorized BERNINA Dealer providing top-quality service to area residents and offers a variety of sewing, embroidery and quilting classes for people of all skill levels. The Dealer carries a wide variety of quilting and batik fabrics, and repairs all brands of sewing machines and sergers. For more information about Becky's Fabrics, please visit www.beckysfabrics.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.bernina.com or call (630)978-2500.