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BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Janean’s BERNINA, a BERNINA Dealer in Pasco, Wash., will host a Sewapalooza event on Friday, October 2 and Saturday, October 3 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Richland Red Lion located at 802 George Washington Way in Richland. Participants in the hands-on sewing, embroidery, and quilting workshop will learn helpful techniques and tricks. The projects will be led by BERNINA educators Sandra Swick and Betty Stoltenburg. The cost is $100.00 and includes all project materials, use of BERNINA machines, lunch, and a souvenir bag valued at $70.00. To register, call (509)544-7888 or stop by the store located at 6303 Burden Blvd. #C in Pasco.
BERNINA Educator Sandra Larson Swick has been selling, sewing and teaching on BERNINA machines professionally, for more than 20 years. She is an award-winning quilter, who made the first “Quilt in Space,” a quilt that traveled to the International Space Station with astronaut, Barbara Morgan. As a professional educator and graduate of the University of Oregon, she shares her love of sewing and textiles with students in the Pacific Northwest. She is a master teacher in embroidery, garment construction, quilting, specialty projects and crafts and has extensive knowledge about sergers.
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.
Janean’s BERNINA is an authorized BERNINA Dealer which provides top-quality service to area residents. The Dealer offers BERNINA sewing machines, software, and accessories, and also provides a variety of sewing, embroidery and quilting classes for people of all skill levels. For more information, visit www.janeansbernina.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 Dealer, visit www.bernina.com or call (630)978-2500.