Blow’s Sew-n-Vac now accepting registrations in person and by phone

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Blow's Sew-n-Vac, a BERNINA Dealer in Fargo, N.D., is hosting two days of classes with BERNINA educator and trainer Debbi Lashbrook. The classes will be held Monday, June 10 and Tuesday, June 11 at the Dealer, 4101 13th Ave. S., in the Village West Shopping Center. Registration is available at Blow's Sew-n-Vac or by calling (701)282-4783.

Ms. Lashbrook will teach two different classes:

  • "Made to Create: Journey through Creativity," on Monday, June 10, from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Participants will explore innovative BERNINA machine features, accessories and notions during a lecture and demo class. There will be door prizes and refreshments will be offered. The fee for this class is $10.
  • "Made to Create: Creative Organization," on Tuesday, June 11, from 9:00 a.m. - Noon and from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Participants will turn a simple sewing organizer fabulous with a dash of appliqué, crystals and customization with BERNINA embroidery accessories and DesignWorks Software. Sewing machines and kits will be provided by the Dealer. The fee for this class is $10.
BERNINA's DesignWorks Software Suite offers three modules, CutWork, PaintWork and CrystalWork components, turning your embroidery machine into a mixed media tool. Each module may be used independently or in combination with the others. With CutWork, shapes, patterns and designs are cut from multiple layers of fabric. PaintWork allows the application of pen drawings to fabric and textiles. Crystal appliqué patterns are created for textiles and garments using CrystalWork.

Debbi Lashbrook is a BERNINA educator and trainer, and one of BERNINA's Experts on its WeAllSew blog. Her blog posts include "Spirograph Quilt,” “Decorative Stitches à la CutWork" and "Audition Appliqué Fabrics in Your Embroidery Software."

Blow's Sew-n-Vac has been in business more than 54 years and is a certified BERNINA Dealer. Blow's Sew-n-Vac offers the full line of BERNINA sewing machines, software and accessories, and provides a variety of sewing, embroidery and quilting classes. For more information on Blow's Sew-n-Vac, please visit

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 or call (630)978-2500.