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BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Mel’s Sewing & Fabric Center, a BERNINA Dealer with locations in Anaheim and Tustin, Calif., will host a Ricky Tims Master Class on Wednesday, February 25 in Anaheim. The event will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort, located at 1855 S. Harbor Blvd. Ricky will present the techniques he is best known for, including his Convergence quilts, Kool Kaleidoscope, Rhapsody, and Machine Quilting Overload. The cost is $130. To register, stop in the Tustin store, located in Larwin Square at 600 E. 1st St., or call (714)669-0583; or stop in the Anaheim store, located at 1189 North Euclid St., or call (714)774-3460; or register online at
Ricky Tims is known internationally as a best-selling author, an enthusiastic and encouraging teacher, an award-winning quilter, a fabric designer, and a talented and spellbinding speaker. His innovative and entertaining presentations feature live music and humor combined with scholarly insights and wisdom. Ricky’s quilts have been displayed worldwide and have won numerous international awards. His three-day Ricky Tims Super Quilt Seminars are presented in select cities throughout the United States, and he holds week-long La Veta Quilt Retreats at his art quilt studio in the tiny mountain town of La Veta, Colo. He and Alex Anderson are co-founders of the Web TV site The Quilt Show.
Mel’s Sewing & Fabric Center is an authorized BERNINA Dealer that has been serving Orange County, California since 1956. The third-generation, family owned-and-operated business sells BERNINA sewing machines and software, and provides a variety of sewing, embroidery and quilting classes for people of all skill levels. For more information about Mel’s Sewing & Fabric Center, please 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 approximately 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.