BERNINA DEALER THREAD PLAY TO HOST A SEWAPALOOZA EVENT JUNE 1-2 IN CENTENNIAL COLORADO

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BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Thread Play, a BERNINA Dealer in Centennial, Colo. will host Sewapalooza events on Wednesday, June 1 and Thursday, June 2 from 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Dealer located at 8223 S. Quebec St. Participants will learn sewing, quilting and embroidery techniques and tricks from Mary Beck, a BERNINA event team member. Mary will lead attendees through a weekend clutch project on Wednesday and a monogram wallet project on Thursday using the BERNINA 880 (B 880). The cost is $99 for one day or $139 for both days or free with the purchase of a B 880 or BERNINA 790 (B 790) between May 5, 2016 and June 3, 2016. The class includes a kit, goody bag and lunch. Registration is required as seating is limited. To register, stop by the store or call (303)237-6462.
 
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.
 
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 needle and comes standard with the BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR), which ensures stitches oft he 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.
 
Mary Beck works part-time at The Sewing Room in Tucson, Arizona. She enjoys teaching classes, designing quilt patterns, and ringing hand bells at her church.
 
Thread Play 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.threadplay.net.
 
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, 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. 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.