Ms. England will teach techniques from her book, Double Dozen, on February 28 - March 1

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that The Cotton Corner, a BERNINA Dealer in Shipshewana, Ind., will host a weekend retreat with world-renowned quilter Kaye England on February 28 - March 1.  Ms. England will teach techniques and tips from her book, Double Dozen, which includes three project designs that use various rotary cutting and quick piecing techniques.  The event is being held at The Cotton Corner, located at 350 S. Van Buren St.  Admission is $329 and includes two nights at The Farmstead Inn in Shipshewana, two gourmet boxed lunches, and one dinner at the Blue Gate Restaurant in Shipshewana.  Registration is available at The Cotton Corner or by calling (260)768-7393.

Ms. England designs fabrics for Wilmington Prints and travels the world conducting lectures and workshops showcasing her fabrics, patterns and quilts.  She can also be seen on HGTV’s Simply Quilts, has written 13 books, and recently produced three feature-length instructional DVDs:  Smart Piecing Techniques, Plates-A-Plenty and More.  For more information on Kaye England, please visit

The Cotton Corner is an authorized BERNINA Dealer providing top-quality service to area residents.  The Dealer sells BERNINA sewing machines and software, and also provides a variety of sewing, embroidery and quilting classes for people of all skill levels.  The Cotton Corner offers a free Sewing Club each month to introduce customers to the latest and greatest sewing notions and supplies in action.  For more information on the Dealer, 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.