BERNINA DEALER CLOSE TO HOME TO HOST SEWAPALOOZA EVENTS OCTOBER 20-22 IN ORANGE, GLASTONBURY AND SOUTHINGTON CONNECTICUT
Register in-person or by phone
BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Close to Home, a BERNINA Dealer with locations in Glastonbury, Orange and Southington, Conn. will host a Sewapalooza event at each store location starting on Thursday, October 20 and running through Saturday, October 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Participants will learn sewing, quilting and embroidery techniques and tricks from Michelle Kratzer, a BERNINA event team member. Michelle will lead attendees through a quilted Weekend Clutch project using the BERNINA 790 (B 790) and BERNINA 880 (B 880). The cost is $69.00 and includes all supplies, and the use of BERNINA machines and a free gift valued at $50.00. To register call the specific store location or stop by the store. Attendees must register as space is limited.
Close to Home Sewapalooza Events:
- Thursday, October 20 – The Close to Home Sewapalooza event will take place at the Orange store located at 196 Boston Post Road in Orange, Conn. Attendees can register by calling (203)878-1654 or by stopping by the store.
- Friday, October 21 – The Close to Home Sewapalooza event will take place at the Gastonbury store located at 277 Hebron Avenue. Attendees can register by calling (860)633-0721 or by stopping by the store.
- Saturday, October 22 – The Close to Home Sewapalooza event will take place at the Southington store located at 995 Queen Street in Southington. Attendees can register by calling (860)793-6639 or by stopping by the store.
The B 790 is a sewing and embroidery combo machine with a 7-inch high-resolution color touch screen, 10 inches to the right of the needles and comes standard with the BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR), which ensures stitches are 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. For more information visit www.bernina.com/7series
The B 880 is BERNINA’s fastest sewing and embroidery model to-date, with a sewing speed of 1,200 stitches per minute, and boasts innovative features like Shaping, a Jumbo Bobbin, Stitch Designer and Color Wheel, as well as the BERNINA Dual Feed and BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR). The B 880 offers 1,764 built-in stitch patterns, 400 built-in embroidery designs, and 12 inches to the right of the needle. With the Shaping feature, embroidery designs can be duplicated and arranged into any desired formation. With the Color Wheel, embroidery colors can also be manipulated, allowing users to easily coordinate color schemes. For more information, visit www.bernina.com/8series
Close to Home 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, garment and quilting classes for people of all skill levels. For more information, visit www.closetohomestores.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, 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
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