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Activities will include special guests, demonstrations and machine giveaways

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Hoover’s BERNINA Sew, a BERNINA Dealer in Mifflinburg, Penn., is hosting an open house on Friday, September 11 from 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, September 12 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. to celebrate its 28th anniversary. The two-day event will include free drawings for a BERNINA 880, BERNINA 215 Simply Red and BERNINA 700D serger. Winners will be selected at 3:00 p.m. on September 12 and do not need to be present to claim their prize. Special guests will also demonstrate BERNINA machines and accessories, and attendees will have a chance to win door prizes and enjoy refreshments. The event is free and will take place at the Dealer, located at 2282 Beaver Road. For more information, call (570)966-3822 or stop by the store.
Short presentations will be made by BERNINA Educators Kay Hickman, who will demonstrate embroidery techniques using the B 880, BERNINA 790 and B 215 Simply Red, and Debbi Lashbrook, who will showcase BERNINA’s DesignWorks Software Suite. In addition, Philipp Ueltschi, the son of fourth generation BERNINA International owner Hanspeter Ueltschi, will be available to meet with attendees. Hoover’s BERNINA Sew will also offer $28 store gift cards to the first 28 people who arrive each day, and a 15 percent discount on all merchandise during the entire event.
Hoover’s BERNINA Sew is an authorized BERNINA Dealer providing top-quality service to area residents. The Dealer sells BERNINA sewing machines, accessories and software, and also provides a variety of sewing, embroidery and quilting classes for people of all skill levels. For more information, please call (570)966-3822.
Kay Hickman is the coordinator for the All About ME (Machine Embroidery) Club, and teaches seminars and classes throughout the United States. She was previously the Director of Education at Oklahoma Embroidery Supply & Design (OESD) and has been with OESD / BERNINA for 10 years.
Debbi Lashbrook is a BERNINA educator and trainer, and one of BERNINA’s Experts on its WeAllSew blog. Her blog posts include “Spirograph Quilt,” “Decorative Stitches à la CutWork,” and “Audition Appliqué Fabrics in Your Embroidery Software.”
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 Dealer, visit www.bernina.com or call (630)978-2500.