BERNINA DEALER SAY IT WITH STITCHES TO HOST TWO-DAY QUILTING BY THE BAY RETREAT NOVEMBER 6 AND NOVEMBER 7 IN SARASOTA FLORIDA
BERNINA Educator Susan Fears and Lisa Archer from Pickle Pie Designs will share quilting and embroidery tips and techniques Register in-person or by phone
BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Say it With Stitches, a BERNINA Dealer in Sarasota, Florida, is hosting Quilting by the Bay, a two-day quilting retreat featuring BERNINA Educator Susan Fears and Lisa Archer from Pickle Pie Designs. The retreat will take place on Thursday, November 6 and Friday, November 7 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Bird Key Yacht Club located at 301 Bird Key Drive in Sarasota. A special On the Bay cocktail reception will take place on Thursday from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The event costs $99 each day and includes lunch, ice cream sundaes each afternoon, the cocktail party on Thursday, special giveaways, supplies and an opportunity to experience BERNINA machines. To register, call (941)925-3855 or stop by the store located at 5750 Tamiami Trail in Sarasota. Registration is highly recommended as seats are limited.
On Thursday, Susan Fears will provide guests with a Houston Quilt Market recap and share techniques to make award winning quilts, including the top 10 things judges look for in a quilt. In addition, she will showcase the BERNINA Stitch Regulator, the BERNINA Patchwork foot #57/57D with guide #57, BERNINA Open embroidery foot #20 foot and the newest foot, the BERNINA Patchwork Foot #97. The On the Bay cocktail reception will follow Susan’s presentation.
On Friday, Lisa Archer will kick-off Friday’s event by sharing creative in the hoop machine embroidery designs from her latest collections. She will also give guests unique Christmas gift quilting ideas.
Say it With Stitches 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.sayitwithstitches.net.
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.