BERNINA Academy 3
September 30, October 1, 2020
Join us for BERNINA Academy 3, "Find Your Sewing Identity", a two-day event packed with exciting and inspiring sewing techniques. This is your opportunity to sew and learn sewing techniques on a BERNINA 590, 790, and 880. Besides having fun, you will make a technique book. We will provide you with everything you need for the two days that include a sewing machine, fabric kit, lunch, snacks, and gifts. Our event leader will be Sandra Swick. We are very fortunate to have her come to The Sewing Room. She came to our store several years ago and we enjoyed her BERNINA knowledge, presentation, and her lively personality."
Find Your Sewing Identity" will offer:
Location: The Fountain of Life Church
710 S Kolb RoadTucson, Az
September 30 and October 1, 2020
Time: 9-4 pm, Please arrive 15 minutes early, so we can start at 9 am
Refund: Cancel by August 22, 2020.
This is a difficult time for all of us and it is hard to plan or commit to a class or event. The space I have selected for the BERNINA Academy is large and will hold our event with the social distancing. I have limited the number of students. There is a cancellation date for a refund and of course, you will get a refund if we have to cancel the event.
“Love Notes” Kimberbell Mystery Quilt
“Love Notes” will be a fun and exciting ﬁve weeks this summer. We all love getting letters and gifts, Love Notes Mystery Quilt will ﬁll the last weeks of summer when we complain about the heat every day. You will look forward to seeing what’s in your mailbox each day, “did it come today?”.
Weekly “Love Notes”, one Love Note each week for 5 weeks
Starts the beginning of August
Quilt Measures 40 x 40 inches
• “Love Notes” video tips each week on Kimberbell website
• Sewing OR Machine Embroidery version
• Kits cost includes pattern, embroidery design for embroidery version, fabric kit, embellishment kit, backing (everything you need to make Love Notes Mystery Quilt.
• Machine Embroidery: $156.00
• Sewing Version: $131.00
• Sign up by June 30, 2020, and receive a free gift
Tula’s HomeMade Challenge
Tula’s HomeMade Challenge dates have been updated, these are the same dates I gave you in May.
September 30, 2020, new deadline for entrants to submit their quilt to a local retailer for local judging
October 19-24, Challenge quilts will be on display at the Quilt Basket for your voting
Remember the First Place winner from the Quilt Basket will receive a $100 gift certiﬁcate, Second Place is a $50 gift certiﬁcate.
While we know these are uncertain times, the decision to host a Quilt Basket display and voting may change if necessary. Please watch our email for any changes
November 2, 2020, is the deadline for retailers to upload images of their local winning quilt
December 14, 2020, jury announces 12 quilters will be part of the Homemade Challenge trunk show/exhibit
January 9, 2020, HomeMade Challenge Virtual Exhibit and peer voting for ﬁrst place, honorable mention and viewers choice awards
February 5, winners of the HomeMade Challenge Virtual Exhibit will be announced.
BU, “BERNINA University”
The Sewing Room will be closed on August 10, 11, and 12. I will be taking the entire Sewing Room Staff to BU. The Quilt Basket will be open as usual.
Bernina Academy III
Bernina Academy III, September 30 and October 1, 2020. I have rescheduled this popular event. I have limited the number of people who can attend to keep with the social distance. Not knowing what will be happening in September, Bernina is planning to schedule BERNINA Academy III. I will take registration as usual with a cancellation date. If new mandates are announced, you will get a refund. I will announce the details in a few weeks.