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BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that High Country Quilts, a BERNINA Dealer in Colorado Springs, Colo., is hosting Sewapalooza, a hands-on sewing, embroidery, and quilting event on Saturday, January 17 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The event will be held at the Dealer, located at 4771 N. Academy Blvd. Instructor Betty Stoltenburg will lead attendees through three projects using quilting, embroidery and BERNINA’s DesignWorks Software Suite. The event costs $49 and includes all project supplies, use of BERNINA machines, accessories and software, a goodie bag, door prizes, and lunch. To register, call (719)598-1312 or stop by the store.
BERNINA’s DesignWorks Software Suite is comprised of three components—CutWork, PaintWork, and CrystalWork—that turn any embroidery machine into a multimedia tool. With CutWork, shapes, patterns and designs can be cut from multiple layers of fabric. PaintWork allows the application of pen drawings to fabric and textiles. CrystalWork gives the ability to create crystal appliqué patterns for textiles and garments.
Betty Stoltenburg, from Portland, Ore., left Intel after 25 years to pursue her passion of sewing. She loves to sew, digitize, embroider and serge with her BERNINA machines. Since 2012, she has been working at a BERNINA Dealer as a sales associate, and BERNINA 7 Series and BERNINA Embroidery Software 7 class instructor. She is also co-chair of the Dealer’s Embroidery Club.
High Country Quilts 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 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, 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:, Instagram: @BERNINAUSA, and Pinterest:, and read BERNINA’s WeAllSew blog at To learn more about BERNINA and to find a Dealer, visit or call (630)978-2500.