BERNINA DEALER HOSTS MARY FONS OF “LOVE OF QUILTING” FOR A MAY 15 LECTURE IN EPHRATA, PENNSYLVANIA

Tickets are $15 for morning and afternoon shows, and available now at Hinkletown Sewing

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Hinkletown Sewing, a BERNINA Dealer in Ephrata, Pa., will welcome Mary Fons, co-host of “Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting" on PBS, for a lecture on Wednesday, May 15 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. The lecture is titled “The Future of Quilting is Bright: A 30-Something Quilter Tells All” and will take place at the Shady Maple Banquet Center, 129 Toddy Drive, East Earl, Pa. Tickets for either time are $15 and available now by visiting the Dealer at 232 Wanner Road, calling (717)354-0204 or sending an email to jgroff@epix.net.

Ms. Fons is a professional writer and performer based in Chicago. Her mother is famed quilter and educator Marianne Fons. Together they host “Fons and Porter’s Love of Quilting,” where simple instructions and interesting project ideas lead viewers through quilting endeavors. For more information on the TV show, please visit http://www.fonsandporter.com/tv_series.html.

Hinkletown Sewing is a BERNINA-exclusive dealer that provides top-quality service to area residents. It offers the full line of BERNINA sewing machines, software and accessories, and provides a variety of sewing, embroidery and quilting classes for people of all skill levels. For more information on Hinkletown Sewing, please call (717)354-0204.

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 bernina.com or call (630)978-2500.