BERNINA DEALER QUILTIQUE TO HOST THREE-DAY SEWAPALOOZA EVENT AUGUST 13 – 15 IN LAS VEGAS
Featuring one full day of quilting and two days of sewing workshops
BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Quiltique, a BERNINA Dealer in Henderson, Nev., will host a three-day Sewapalooza event on Thursday, August 13 – Saturday, August 15. The hands-on sewing, embroidery, and quilting workshop will include a full day of quilting with BERNINA Ambassador and local “sewlebrity” Camille Roskelley, and two days of sewing with BERNINA Educators Christine Gist and Heather Lofstrom. The events will take place from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the former Explore Knowledge Academy, located at 4801 S. Sandhill in Las Vegas. Quiltique will also host an after party on August 14 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at its store, which is located at 213 N. Stephanie St. The cost for the event is $349 and includes all project materials, use of BERNINA machines, raffle prizes and lunch. To register, call (702)563-8600, stop by the Dealer, or visit www.quiltique.com.
Camille Roskelley is a quilter, designer and fabric lover who started her own pattern company, Thimble Blossoms, in 2007. She has also been designing fabric for Moda since 2008 with her mom, Bonnie Olaveson. Camille has written two books, “Simplify with Camille Roskelley” and “Simply Retro,” and is a seasoned Craftsy instructor.
Christine Gist is an experimental, mixed media sewist who brings her imaginative ideas to life by using her BERNINA sewing machine tools. Gist worked and taught at a BERNINA Dealer in Florida and now works at a BERNINA Dealer in Tucson, Ariz.
Heather Lofstrom is a BERNINA Ambassador, BERNINA event team member, and the owner of Heather’s Wild Rags, which creates hand-dyed silk scarves for men and women. Heather has been asked to create a few of her Urban Girl Scarves for the wives on the cable TV series Duck Dynasty.
Quiltique is an authorized BERNINA Dealer that sells 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.quiltique.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.