BERNINA DEALER QUILTING FOLKS SEWING GALLERY TO HOST SEWAPALOOZA FRIDAY OCTOBER 31 AND SATURDAY NOVEMBER 1 IN ROCKLEDGE FLORIDA

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BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that BERNINA Dealer, Quilting Folks Sewing Gallery, is hosting Sewapalooza, hands-on embroidery and quilting workshops on Friday, October 31 and Saturday, November 1 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The workshops will be held at the store located at 3100 Suntree Blvd. in Rockledge, Fla. BERNINA Educator Michelle Kratzer will lead attendees through six projects including a monogrammed suit case sachet and trendy wristlet using BERNINA’s Embroidery Software 7, a quilted mini travel pillow, an embellished shoe sack using BERNINA’s DesignWorks software, a t-shirt to backpack project using the overlocker/serger set, and a travel cord caddy. The event costs $35 for both days and includes all supplies, lunch, door prizes, a CD complete with project instructions, and the opportunity to experience BERNINA machines. To register, call (321)253-3882 or stop by the store. Registration is recommended as seating is limited.
 
Having grown up in the heart of Pennsylvania's Quilting Country, BERNINA Educator Michelle Kratzer has been involved in sewing and crafts most of her life and has grown fond of embroidery. While initially having concentrated on software and heirloom sewing, Michelle has added embroidered quilts, overlocker/serger projects and home d├ęcor to her class offerings over the years. She enjoys sharing her knowledge through teaching and strives to inspire students to explore their creativity. Michelle has a bachelor’s degree in marketing and resides with her husband and 3 dogs in Southwest Fla.
 
Quilting Folks Sewing Gallery is an authorized BERNINA Dealer which 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 www.quiltingfolks.com.
 
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 www.bernina.com or call (630)978-2500.