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BERNINA DEALER SEWING MACHINE SERVICE COMPANY TO HOST SEWAPALOOZA EVENT FEATURING SHELLY FITZGERALD FRIDAY OCTOBER 23 AND SATURDAY OCTOBER 24 IN RENTON WASHINGTON

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BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Sewing Machine Service Company, a BERNINA Dealer in Renton, Wash., will host Sewapalooza events on Friday, October 23 and Saturday, October 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Dealer located 315 Main Avenue Street in Renton. Participants will learn sewing, quilting and embroidery techniques and tricks from BERNINA educator Shelly Fitzgerald. Shelly will showcase the new BERNINA 770 Quilter’s Edition (B 770 QE), BERNINA 790 (B 790), and the BERNINA 880 (B 880). The cost is $45 per day and includes project kits, lunch, snacks, prizes and loads of fun. To register, call (425)255-8673 or stop by the store.
 
The BERNINA 770 Quilter's Edition (QE) is a sewing and quilting machine with an optional embroidery module. It comes equipped with a 4.3-inch high-resolution color touch screen, an updated user interface, and a programmable foot control. The B 770 QE also features the BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR) and BERNINA Patchwork foot #97D, along with 327 stitches, 50 quilting stitches, and enough memory storage for four personal programs.
 
The B 790 is a sewing and embroidery combo machine with a 7-inch high-resolution color touch screen and programmable foot control, and comes standard with the BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR), which ensures stitches of the exact same length when free-motion sewing. The B 790 is also equipped with the one-of-a-kind Stitch Designer, which allows users to draw their own stitches on the touch screen and in one click, convert them into a stitch pattern. Additionally, it features 554 stitches, including newly designed sideways motion stitches, 270 embroidery designs, and eight embroidery alphabets. The B 790 also comes with the embroidery module that accommodates the Maxi Hoop for a large embroidery area.
 
The B 880 is BERNINA’s top-of-the-line model and one of its fastest sewing and embroidery machines to-date. The B 880 also features more built-in stitch patterns and embroidery designs to choose than ever before. It comes standard with the BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR), which ensures stitches of the exact same length when free-motion sewing. Other features include 400 built-in embroidery designs, as well as the ability to create unique embroidery designs and adjust their color before embroidering begins. In addition, the B 880 has a Jumbo Bobbin with 80 percent more thread capacity than standard bobbins.
 
BERNINA educator, Shelly Nash Fitzgerald, is experienced with teaching mastery for all BERNINA sewing and embroidery machines, sergers, and software, including BERNINA DesignWorks and BERNINA Embroidery Software 7. She also teaches free motion quilting, designs patterns and has private sewing and quilting classes for clients of all ages. Shelly’s mom taught her sewing as a small child and by junior high Shelly was making most of her own clothes. Currently, her focus has shifted to machine embroidery, quilting, home decorating and bags-crafts with an occasional garment.
 
Sewing Machine Service Company 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.sewingmachineservice.com.
 
About BERNINA
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.