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BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that The French Seam, a BERNINA Dealer in Stuttgart, Ark., is offering a Sewing Festival made up of two separate events, The Tradition of Excellence and The In’s and Out’s of CorelDRAW. The events will be led by BERNINA Educator Debbi Lashbrook and held on Monday, August 24 and Tuesday, August 25. Event-goers will learn helpful sewing tips and how to use BERNINA’s Embroidery Sofware 7 - CorelDRAW features. Both events will be held at The French Seam, located at 2015 S. Buerkle Street. To register for the events, call (870)673-8156 or stop by the store.
The Tradition of Excellence event, a lecture and demonstration of helpful sewing tips, will be held on Monday, August 24 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and again from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Debbi will focus on sewing accessories and provide unique tricks for all types of sewing. The cost of the event is $25.00.
The Tuesday event, The In’s and Out’s of CorelDRAW Essentials will take place from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. This event will explore BERNINA Embroidery Software 7 – CorelDRAW Essentials X6 and provide event-goers with tips for creating embroidery, working with photographs and the Silhouette Cameo. The cost of the event is $50.00 and includes lunch.
Debbi Lashbrook is a BERNINA Educator and Trainer, and one of BERNINA’s Experts on its WeAllSew blog. Her blog posts include “Spirograph Quilt,” “Decorative Stitches à la CutWork” and “Audition Appliqué Fabrics in Your Embroidery Software.”  Debbi's specialties include garment construction, pattern drafting and fitting, BERNINA embroidery software, and DesignWorks.
The French Seam is an authorized BERNINA Dealer providing top-quality service to area residents since 1992. The Dealer sells BERNINA sewing machines, software and accessories, and provides a variety of sewing, embroidery and quilting classes for people of all skill levels. The French Seam’s walls are covered with models of the latest in machine techniques, quilting patterns and embroidery designs, and the Dealer is stocked with the supporting fabric, patterns and notions to duplicate them. For more information, please visit www.frenchseam.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.