Source: BERNINA of America

BERNINA Creative Center Classes Now Available for Online Registration

Classes Begin in February 2014 -- Sign up Now!

AURORA, IL--(Marketwired - Dec 23, 2013) - BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that it is accepting registration for public education sessions at its BERNINA Creative Center located at 3682 Unit B Prairie Lake Court, Aurora, Ill. Sewing, embroidery and quilting enthusiasts can choose to attend one or more of 12 classes being taught by BERNINA educators and BERNINA Brand Ambassadors, starting in February 2014.

"We are pleased to have the opportunity to invite the public into our Creative Center to enhance their skills, experience the latest BERNINA machines and software, and meet others who share the same passion," said Paul Ashworth, President of BERNINA of America. "From the new BERNINA 880, embroidery, stabilizers and hooping techniques, to quilting, presser feet and accessories, heirloom sewing and navigating the latest embroidery software, there is a class for everyone."

Each class costs $299 and includes project supplies, machine use and lunch. For class information visit and to register for a class, visit

The 4,500-square-foot BERNINA Creative Center opened in 2013 to help BERNINA Dealers and consumers advance their sewing, quilting and embroidering skills. The Creative Center consists of three classrooms where participants can learn from BERNINA educators and experience BERNINA machines.

Founded in Switzerland more than 100 years ago, BERNINA is the world's premier manufacturer with a proven reputation for offering state-of-the-art sewing and embroidery systems, sergers and embroidery software. BERNINA's leadership is marked by an impressive number of industry leaders, influencers and artisans who chose to partner with the company. BERNINA products are sold in the United States through a network of approximately 450 fully trained independent dealerships. In 2008, the company introduced the revolutionary BERNINA 830, a machine designed to change the home sewing industry. To learn more and to find a dealer, visit or call (630)978-2500.

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Media Contacts for BERNINA of America, Inc.:
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