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BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Windy Moon Quilts, a BERNINA Dealer in Sparks, Nev., will host a Sewapalooza event on Saturday, August 29. Participants in the hands-on sewing, embroidery, and quilting workshop will use the new BERNINA 790 to create mug rugs and quilt with a hoop. The projects will be led by BERNINA educator Kathy Shalda. The event will take place from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Fraternal Order of Eagle’s lodge, which located at 416 Pyramid Way. The cost is $79 and includes all project materials, use of BERNINA machines, a gift bag valued at $50, and lunch. To register, call (775)870-4031 or stop by the Dealer, located at 406 Pyramid Way.
Windy Moon Quilts 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. The store is housed in a renovated historic elementary school building and features a spacious and tech-savvy classroom. For more information, visit www.windymoonquilts.com.
The BERNINA 790 (B 790) is one of BERNINA’s next generation 7 Series machines, which also includes the BERNINA 770 Quilter’s Edition and BERNINA 740. The B 790 offers cutting-edge technology, up to 10 inches of space to the right of the needle, and the new BERNINA Hook System with 9 mm width to provide superior stitch quality at up to 1,000 stitches per minute. It also features a new user interface with onscreen help, innovative functions like BERNINA Adaptive Thread Tension for perfect stitch quality front and back, and a fresh selection of stitches and embroidery designs. Users will also appreciate the B 790’s built-in BERNINA Dual Feed, slide-on extension table, high penetration power, and the ability to import and export stitches via USB.
Kathy Shalda has enjoyed sewing for as long as she can remember. She’s been a loyal BERNINA owner ever since her husband surprised her with a BERNINA 830 for her birthday one year. Kathy’s done all types of sewing, from making clothes for her three sons to pillows and window treatments for her homes, but her real passion is quilting. She has also discovered machine embroidery and has kept her BERNINA humming ever since.
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.