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BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that The Sewing Palace, a BERNINA Dealer in Helena, Montana, is hosting Sewapalooza, a hands-on sewing, embroidery, and quilting workshop on Saturday, September 13 and Sunday, September 14 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The workshops will be held at Carroll College located at 1601 North Benton Avenue, in the Lower Level of the Campus Center in Helena. BERNINA Educator Betty Stoltenburg will lead event-goers through two projects each day. The projects include an upcycled t-shirt to backpack as part of the overlocker/serger set, an embellished shoe sack utilizing CrystalWork, part of the BERNINA DesignWorks software suite, a pin cushion using BERNINA Software 7, and a cute clutch created in the embroidery hoop. Guests will take one finished project home each day. The event costs $90 for both days and $50 for one day and includes lunch, project kits, a goodie bag, a CD with project instructions, and use of BERNINA machines. To register for the event call (406)443-5724, stop by the store located at 124 East Lyndale in Helena or go online
Registration is recommended as seats are limited.
BERNINA Educator Betty Stoltenburg, from Portland, Oregon, left Intel after 25 years to pursue her passion of sewing. She loves to sew, digitize, embroider and serge with her BERNINA machines. She has worked at a BERNINA dealership as a sales associate, 7 Series and Embroidery Software 7 instructor and is a co-chair of the Embroidery Club.
The Sewing Palace 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.