Registration ends Saturday, December 27

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that it is the exclusive sewing machine sponsor of a three-day Ricky Tims Super Quilt Seminar featuring BERNINA sewing machines. The event is being held at Pedrotti's North Wind Ranch, located at 13715 FM 1560 N in Helotes, Texas on Thursday, January 8 through Saturday, January 10. The seminar will feature live demonstrations on BERNINA sewing machines by Ricky Tims and special guest Alex Anderson. They will utilize multimedia demonstrations to present a variety of techniques and information designed to inspire traditional quilters, contemporary quilt artists, and quilters of all expertise levels. The cost is $224  per person. The last day to register for the seminar is Saturday, December 27. For more information and to register, visit
Additionally, BERNINA Dealers Creative Sewing and Sew Special Quilts, from San Antonio, Texas, will exhibit at the event showcasing the 2015 BERNINA 350 Special Edition (B 350 SE) that has a faceplate designed by Ricky Tims. The B 350 SE will be available at authorized BERNINA Dealers early next year. Creative Sewing and Sew Special Quilts will also have the BERNINA 750 Quilter’s Edition, BERNINA 550 Quilter’s Edition and BERNINA 350 Patchwork Edition for sale at the event.
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.
Alex Anderson is known as the host of HGTV's Simply Quilts. She is a national spokesperson for BERNINA of America and the author of 30 books. To learn more about Alex, visit
Creative Sewing Center has been an authorized BERNINA Dealer for 32 years, providing top-quality service and education to the San Antonio area for 19 years. The Dealer sells BERNINA sewing machines and software, and provides a variety of sewing, embroidery and quilting classes for people of all skill levels at its two locations: 10242 W. Loop 1604 N., Suite 108 and 11777 West Avenue. For more information, please visit
Sew Special Quilts recently moved to larger new location at 5139 N. Loop 1604 West, Suite 110. As an authorized BERNINA Dealer, Sew Special Quilts also sells BERNINA sewing machines and software, and offers a full selection of classes for all skill levels. In addition, the Dealer offers notions, fabric, patterns, and a full line of stabilizers and thread. More information is available at
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, 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.