BERNINA DEALER SEWING MACHINE SERVICE COMPANY TO HOST SEWAPALOOZA FEATURING LORRAINE WILKINS ON FRIDAY OCTOBER 17 AND SATURDAY OCTOBER 18 AT THE COMFORT SUITES IN TUKWILA WASHINGTON
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BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Sewing Machine Service Company, an exclusive BERNINA Dealer in Renton, Wash., is hosting Sewapalooza, a two-day, hands-on embroidery and quilting workshop on Friday, October 17 and Saturday, October 18 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The workshops will take place at the Comfort Suites located at 7200 Fun Center Way, Tukwila, Wash. BERNINA Educator Lorraine Wilkins will lead attendees through five projects including an embroidered wristlet, an embellished shoe sack using BERNINA DesignWorks software, a quilted mini travel pillow, monogrammed suitcase sachet, and a travel cord caddy. The event costs $49.00 per day and includes all supplies, lunch, a goodie bag, a CD complete with project instructions, and the opportunity to experience BERNINA machines. To register, call (425)255-8673, stop by the store located at 315 Main Ave. S. in Renton or go online www.berninaofrenton.com. Registration is highly recommended as seating is limited.
BERNINA Educator Lorraine Wilkins, from Bend Oregon, whose grandmother was a seamstress and grandfather a tailor, began sewing when she was 10 years-old. She has sewn off and on while working for a telecommunications company and raising her family. After taking her first quilt class at a local BERNINA Dealer, and having fallen in love with BERNINA, she secured a part-time position with BERNINA where she sells and educates consumers and artisans.
Sewing Machine Service Company is an exclusive BERNINA Dealer offering 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.berninaofrenton.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.