SEWING CENTER ETC. TO HOST A BERNINA EMBROIDERY SOFTWARE 7 EVENT AUGUST 27 – 28 IN CONWAY ARKANSAS
Event is for anyone, whether they own the software or not
BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Sewing Center, Etc., a BERNINA Dealer in Conway, Ark. will host a two-day BERNINA Embroidery Software 7 event on Thursday, August 27 and Friday, August 28. The event will run from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and will take place at the Dealer, located at 803 Harkrider St., Suite 6. The cost is $45 per day and includes lunch. BERNINA instructor Debbi Lashbrook will provide two days of exploring Software 7 for anyone, whether they own the software or not. Participants are welcome to attend one or both classes, where they will learn basic editing, lettering, and monogramming. Additionally, work stations will be set up with projects that use BERNINA’s DesignWorks software and tools. Participants are asked to bring a laptop computer. To register, call (501)205-1975, stop by the store, or visit www.sewingcenteretc.com.
Sewing Center, Etc. is an authorized BERNINA Dealer that sells BERNINA sewing machines, accessories and software, and provides a variety of sewing, embroidery and quilting classes for people of all skill levels. Sewing Center, Etc.’s repair technician has more than 34 years of experience, and the Dealer offers customers a chance to try any of its BERNINA machines on display before they buy. For more information, visit www.sewingcenteretc.com.
BERNINA Embroidery Software 7 places a host of powerful design tools at the fingertips of sewists, including 3-D effects like StumpWork, Trapunto and PunchWork, as well as advanced monogramming and lettering, autodigitizing and full manual digitizing functionality to complement the hundreds of built-in and ready-to-stitch designs. Software 7 also sports an easy-to-use interface that features larger icons and icon grouping, and easy-to-change outline stitches and fill stitches.
BERNINA’s DesignWorks Software Suite is comprised of three components, CutWork, PaintWork, and CrystalWork, which turn any embroidery machine into a multimedia tool. With CutWork, shapes, patterns and designs can be cut from multiple layers of fabric. PaintWork allows the application of pen drawings to fabric and textiles. CrystalWork gives the ability to create crystal appliqué patterns for textiles and garments.
Debbi Lashbrook is a BERNINA educator and trainer, and one of BERNINA’s Experts on WeAllSew. Her posts include “Spirograph Quilt,” “Decorative Stitches à la CutWork,” and “Audition Appliqué Fabrics in Your Embroidery Software.”
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.