BERNINA DEALER APPLETREE QUILTING CENTER TO HOST SEWAPALOOZA WITH TARI INTARDONATO FRIDAY DECEMBER 11 IN COLUMBIA MISSOURI
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BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Appletree Quilting Center, a BERNINA Dealer in Columbia, Mo., will host a Sewapalooza event on Friday, December 11 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Dealer located at 2541 Bernadette Drive. Participants will learn sewing, quilting and embroidery techniques and tricks from BERNINA educator Tari Intardonato. Tari will lead attendees through an array of projects using the BERNINA 790 (B 790) and BERNINA 880 (B 880). The cost is $95.00 and includes lunch. To register, stop by the store or call (573)446-2655.
The B 790 is a sewing and embroidery combo machine with a 7-inch high-resolution color touch screen and programmable foot control, and comes standard with the BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR), which ensures stitches of the exact same length when free-motion sewing. The B 790 is also equipped with the one-of-a-kind Stitch Designer, which allows users to draw their own stitches on the touch screen and in one click, convert them into a stitch pattern. Additionally, it features 554 stitches, including newly designed sideways motion stitches, 270 embroidery designs, and eight embroidery alphabets. The B 790 also comes with the embroidery module that accommodates the Maxi Hoop for a large embroidery area.
The B 880 is BERNINA’s top-of-the-line model and one of its fastest sewing and embroidery machines to-date. The B 880 also features more built-in stitch patterns and embroidery designs to choose than ever before. It comes standard with the BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR), which ensures stitches of the exact same length when free-motion sewing. Other features include 400 built-in embroidery designs, as well as the ability to create unique embroidery designs and adjust their color before embroidering begins. In addition, the B 880 has a Jumbo Bobbin with 80 percent more thread capacity than standard bobbins.
BERNINA Educator Tari Intardonato learned to sew in her early teens and has been sewing ever since. The BERNINA brand has always been a part her life. Both her grandmothers sewed on BERNINA machines. Tari earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Vocational Home Economics and taught high school home economics in Oklahoma, married, and moved to the Dallas-Ft. Worth, Texas area. She worked for several years for BERNINA Sewing Center in Dallas and Plano, Texas, where she sold BERNINA products and taught classes in sewing techniques and operation of BERNINA machines. She later managed a BERNINA Sewing Center and continued to teach classes in the BERNINA line, as well as sewing projects.
Appletree Quilting Center is an authorized BERNINA Dealer that sells BERNINA sewing machines, software, and accessories, and also provides a variety of sewing, embroidery and quilting classes for people of all skill levels. The 7,500-square-foot Dealer store offers 5,000-plus bolts of fabric and the widest selection of the latest quality quilting fabrics, quilt kits, precuts, books, patterns, and notions in the mid-Missouri area. For more information, please visit www.appletreequilting.com.
Founded in Switzerland more than 100 years ago, BERNINA is the world’s premier manufacturer with a proven reputation for offering quality state-of-the-art sewing, quilting and embroidery machines, overlockers/sergers, and embroidery software. BERNINA’s leadership is marked by an impressive number of ambassadors, industry leaders, influencers and bloggers who chose to partner with the company. BERNINA products are sold in the United States through a network of over 400 fully trained independent dealerships that also offer support and education. Select BERNINA and bernette machines, and BERNINA software can also be purchased through BERNINA’s eCommerce site, shop.bernina.com. BERNINA products are designed for beginning to advanced sewists and priced to meet a variety of budgets, with new products being introduced every year. You can follow BERNINA on Facebook: www.facebook.com/berninausa, Instagram: @BERNINAUSA, and Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/WeAllSew, and read BERNINA’s WeAllSew blog at www.weallsew.com. To learn more about BERNINA and to find a Store, visit www.bernina.com or call (630)978-2500.