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BERNINA DEALER RALPH’S SEWING & VACUUM TO HOST SEWAPALOOZA EVENTS WITH NANCY BEDNAR FEBRUARY 19-20 IN PALM DESERT CALIFORNIA

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BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Ralph’s Sewing & Vacuum, a BERNINA Dealer in Palm Desert. Calif., will host Sewapalooza events on Friday, February 19 and Saturday, February 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Dealer located at 73941 Highway 111. Participants will learn sewing, quilting and embroidery techniques and tricks from BERNINA educator Nancy Bednar. Nancy will lead attendees through an array of projects using the BERNINA 880. The cost is $125.00 per event and includes lunch. To register, stop by the store or call (760) 568-2226.
 
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, Nancy Bednar teaches embroidery, overlocker and machine quilting tips and techniques. Nancy is from Brookfield, Ill., and is a sewing educator, freelance instructor and author, who uncovered her passion for sewing when she explored creative and practical aspects of sewing in elementary school. From garment, home decoration projects to bridal and special occasion sewing, Nancy’s true love is the overlocker. Nancy has trained BERNINA Dealers and consumers about all aspects of sewing with a special emphasis on garment stitching and creative machine techniques. She is a regular contributor to Sewing and Serger Update Newsletters and has been published in Sew News and Through the Needle.
 
Ralph’s Sewing & Vacuum 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.ralphssew-vac.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, overlocker, 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 Store, visit www.bernina.com or call (630)978-2500.