Picture: ThimblesSummerArtsSeries


High Tea scheduled for 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 2

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Thimbles, a BERNINA Dealer in Lockport, Ill., will participate in this year’s Lockport Summer Art Series celebrating steampunk art on Friday, July 31 – Sunday, August 2. The Dealer will showcase a window display of the new BERNINA Exclusive Embroidery Collection “Steampunk Utopia,” and will provide a location for a High Tea event on Sunday, August 2 from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Thimbles is located at 940 S. State St.
Steampunk is an art form combining technology and aesthetic designs inspired by 19th-century industrial steam-powered machinery. The High Tea will be hosted by the Lockport Women’s Club and offer registered attendees tea sandwiches, mini scones and desserts along with a choice of tea. Attendees are also encouraged to come in costume. The cost is $35 for adults and $20 for children age 10 and under. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.summerartseries.com.
Steampunk Utopia is a BERNINA Exclusive Embroidery Collection that offers 30 embroidery designs celebrating eclectic elements of the Victorian age reinvented. Gears and keys are transformed into flora, hearts, medallions and an owl. Visit www.bernina.com for more information.
Thimbles 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.thimblesquilts.com or follow Thimbles on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ThimblesQuilts.
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.