BERNINA DEALER SEAMS LIKE HOME QUILT SHOPPE TO HOST SEWAPALOOZA FEATURING LORRAINE WILKINS FRIDAY OCTOBER 24 – SATURDAY OCTOBER 25 IN ANCHORAGE ALASKA

Special BERNINA 8 Series Customer Appreciation Event on October 23 – Register in-person or by phone

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Seams Like Home Quilt Shoppe is hosting Sewapalooza, hands-on sewing, embroidery, and quilting workshop on Friday, October 24 and Saturday, October 25 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. The event will be held at the Tanglewood Chalet located at 11701 Brayton Drive in Anchorage. BERNINA Educator Lorraine Wilkins will lead attendees through a variety of projects that focus on machine embroidery and BERNINA’s Embroidery 7 software, quilting and BERNINA’s DesignWorks software tools including PaintWork, CutWork and CrystalWork. The event costs $199 for both days and includes all supplies, a CD with project instructions, lunch, the opportunity to experience BERNINA machines and special pricing on BERNINA machines. To register, call (907)677-8790 or stop by the store located at 2375 East 63rd Avenue off of Dowling and Lake Otis. Registration is required as seating is limited. A special BERNINA 8 Series customer appreciation event is scheduled for Thursday, October 23 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Please call the store for details.
 
BERNINA Educator Lorraine Wilkins, from Bend, Oregon, whose grandmother was a seamstress and grandfather a tailor, began sewing when she was 10 years-old. After taking her first quilt class at a local BERNINA Dealer, and fallen in love with BERNINA machines, she secured a part-time position with BERNINA where educates consumers and artisans.
 
Seams Like Home Quilt is an authorized BERNINA Dealer which provides top-quality service to area residents. Seams Like Home 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 http://www.akseams.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.