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BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Quilting Delights LLC, a BERNINA Dealer in Clackamas, Oregon, is hosting Sewapalooza, hands-on sewing, embroidery, and quilting workshops on Friday, August 22 and Saturday, August 23 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 14863 SE Oregon Trail Drive. BERNINA Educators Sandra Larson Swick and Christine Gist will lead event-goers through three unique projects – a monogrammed suitcase sachet, an embellished shoe sack utilizing BERNINA’s DesignWorks CrystalWork software, and an upcycled t-shirt to backpack as part of the overlocker/serger set. Each attendee will take home one complete project. The event costs $59.00 and includes lunch, project kits, project instructions, and use of BERNINA machines. To register for one of the event dates, call (503)658-1600 or stop by the store. Registration is recommended as seats are limited.
BERNINA Educator Sandra Larson Swick has been selling, sewing and teaching on BERNINA machines, professionally, for more than 20 years. She is an award-winning quilter, who made the first “Quilt in Space,” a quilt that traveled to the International Space Station with astronaut, Barbara Morgan. As a professional educator and graduate of the University of Oregon, she shares her love of sewing and textiles with students in the Pacific Northwest. She is a master teacher in embroidery, garment construction, quilting, specialty projects and crafts and has extensive knowledge about sergers. Sandra lives in Las Vegas.
BERNINA Educator Christine Gist, from Tucson, Ariz., is an experimental, mixed media sewist who brings her imaginative ideas to life by using her BERNINA sewing machine tools. Gist worked and taught at a BERNINA dealer in Florida and now resides in Tucson and works at BERNINA Dealer, The Sewing Room.
Quilting Delights LLC is an authorized BERNINA Dealer that provides 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 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.