BERNINA DEALERS SHOWCASE THE 7 SERIES AT THE 2013 SEWING & STITCHERY EXPO
Material Girls Quilt Shop, QuiltWorks Northwest and Sewing Machine Service Co. to provide BERNINA 780 E machines for classes
BERNINA of America, the world’s premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Material Girls Quilt Shop, QuiltWorks Northwest, and Sewing Machine Service Co. will be exhibiting BERNINA machines at Pavilion numbers 153 – 158 and 171 – 176 at the 2013 Sewing & Stitchery Expo in Pyallup, Wash. The three BERNINA Dealers will also offer visitors a simple project of embroidering a hand towel to take home, and provide the BERNINA 780 E (Embroidery) machines for a series of daily hands-on sewing seminars in the BERNINA classroom. The 2013 Sewing & Stitchery Expo will take place on Thursday, February 28 to Sunday, March 3 at the Puyallup Fair and Events Center, 110 Ninth Avenue SW.
Two new hands-on seminars have been scheduled for the BERNINA sewing classroom. The classes were created to give young moms and grandmothers a chance to work on projects geared toward children:
“To the Rescue! Superhero Cape for Boys and Girls,” led by Dodi Poulsen on Friday, March 1
“Polkadot Girl’s Dress,” led by Valerie Wood on Sunday, March 3
Additionally, the following hands-on seminars are also scheduled for the BERNINA sewing classroom, where participants can learn a new technique and leave with a finished project. The seminars include two pre-expo classes on Wednesday, February 27:
“Floral Delights,” led by Libby Lehman on Wednesday, February 27
“Glam Wristlet,” led by Cheryl Kuczek on Wednesday, February 27
“Finishing Touches for Garments,” led by Ryliss Bod on Thursday, February 28
“Sheer Ribbon Illusions,” led by Libby Lehman on Thursday, February 28 and Saturday, March 2
“Sprocket Pillows,” led by Allison Harris on Saturday, March 2
The BERNINA 780 E is among the new 7 Series line of sewing, quilting and embroidery machines that also features the BERNINA 750 QE (Quilter’s Edition) and the BERNINA 710. Each 7 Series machine includes an extended freearm area with 10 inches of space to the right of the needle and a practical extension table with ample space to hold larger sewing projects. The 7 Series is also equipped with a color touchscreen and the integrated BERNINA Dual Feed, which tames hard-to-manage and fine fabrics. Additional features include a presser foot that automatically lowers, lifts and can cut the thread at the end of a seam or color change, and a semi-automatic needle threader, a one-step buttonhole sewing program and a slide speed control.
The Sewing & Stitchery Expo is the largest consumer sewing show in the United States, and offers shopping and learning opportunities for the novice and experienced sewer. More than 400 vendors will be on site, along with sewing and stitchery experts who will share the latest and greatest techniques, products and trends. For more information about the expo, including admission fees and show hours, please visit www.sewexpo.com
Material Girls Quilt Shop, located at 9621 Mickleberry Road, Unit 102, in Silverdale, Wash., 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. For more information about Material Girls Quilt Shop, please visit www.materialgirlsquiltshop.com
Located at 121A 107th Ave. NE in Bellevue, Wash., QuiltWorks Northwest is an authorized BERNINA Dealer selling BERNINA sewing machines and software, and providing a number of different sewing, embroidery and quilting classes to students of all skill levels. For more information about QuiltWorks Northwest, please visit www.quiltworksnw.com
Sewing Machine Service Co. is an authorized BERNINA Dealer that has been serving the sewing industry since 1942. Located at 315 Main Ave. S in Renton, the Dealer offers a variety of sewing-related classes and features a staff with over 30 years of experience. For more information about Sewing Machine Service Co., please visit www.sewingmachineservice.com
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.