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BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Quilting Bee, a BERNINA Dealer in Spokane, Wash., is hosting a two-day Excellence in Sewing event on Wednesday, October 28 and Thursday, October 29 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Award-winning quilter and BERNINA Educator Sylvain Bergeron will demonstrate how to achieve excellence in quilting and embroidery with the use of hands-on editing and digitizing tools. Sylvain will explore lettering, monogramming, appliqué, artwork canvas, and much more. The cost is $150 for both days and includes lunch. The events will take place at the Dealer, 12117 E. Mission Avenue in Spokane. Register by calling (509)928-6037 or stop by the store. Attendees are required to bring a laptop with BERNINA Software 7 installed.
Sylvain Bergeron is a self-taught seamster and machine embroidery and software teacher. In 2006, Sylvain was the first-ever recipient of the Master Award for Thread Artistry at the Fall International Quilt Festival in Houston. He also won the Gold Prize at the 9th Quilt Nihon Exhibition in Tokyo.
Quilting Bee 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.quiltingbeespokane.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 stores 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.