Join us for a spectacular retreat!

 Top notch national educators, exclusive classes, AMAZING door prizes, gifts for all, storewide specials, classroom pricing on all machines used during the event, catered lunches, and SEW MUCH FUN TOGETHER!

This Sewing and Quilting EXTRAVAGANZA is not to miss! 

We've brought together some of the biggest names in sewing, quilting, serging, embroidery, and more to join us

 for one UNBELIEVABLE 3-day retreat here at the shop! 

You will even get to see and perhaps even test drive the NEW TOP OF THE LINE BERNINA

 that will be released this summer at Bernina University!!

Everything is supplied, machines, kits, threads and so forth - Just come and enjoy!


Three Days of Classes, Demos, and Experiences

We gathered the most knowledgeable, exciting, and FUN instructors for YOU from all over the country!

Goodies and Gifts Chosen Just For You

Attendees will all receive an exclusive tote bag filled with fun gifts selected just for you by the PNQS staff!

Everything Supplied - Just Come and Enjoy

We'll provide EVERYTHING - machines, kits, threads, even lunch! You just come and enjoy with us!

Lunches Provided Each Day

We'll have catered lunches Tuesday & Wednesday with a boxed lunch on Thursday so you can focus on the fun!

Door Prizes in Pine Needles Style

Not only will there be a grand prize you won't believe, everyone will be eligible to win MANY other prizes!

An EXCLUSIVE Sneak Peek of...

You'll be bowled over when you get to see and perhaps even test drive the BRAND NEW top-of-the-line BERNINA that will be released this summer!


Quilt with Amanda Murphy!

You are in for a real treat taking her class and seeing her presentation and trunk show during this retreat!

Sew with Shelly Fitzgerald!

Shelly's sessions will focus on feet! Explore using several different feet for all sorts of fun applications with piping beads, braid, and more! You will love using a BERNINA 570 Kaffe limited edition machine! 

Serge with Pam Mahshie!

Class with Pam will feature the NEW BERNINA L890 Quilter's Edition! You'll piece a table runner on this AMAZING serger with an AMAZING instructor!

Explore with Cathy Wright!

Cathy's sessions will give you a chance to create on the BERNINA top of the line machines - with the BERNINA 790 Pro AND a sneak peek of the BRAND NEW TOP OF THE LINE BERNINA soon to arrive!

Did we mention door prizes for attendees...?

Our Grand Prize Winner Will Receive



Click below to reserve your spot!

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Amanda Murphy

Amanda is an amazing contemporary quilt and fabric designer, BERNINA Expert, and Longarm Spokesperson.  She has a complete line of Good Measure Quilt Rulers by Brewer Sewing featuring a non-skid backing and two color markings. Amanda has also designed many embroidery and quilting collections for OESD. You may know her books published by C & T Publishing including Free Motion Quilting Idea Book and Rulerwork Idea Book plus more.

Pam Mahshie

Pam is the Business Manager for Overlock Machines with BERNINA of America.  Prior to joining BERNINA of America, Pam spent over 30 years at Baby Lock where she held many roles including Regional and District Sales Manager, Educational Director and Ambassador of Education.  Throughout the years she has appeared on numerous PSB programs including Sewing with Nancy, Mattha's Sewing Room and Quilting with Marianne and Mary Fons.

Cathy Wright

At the University of Maine, Cathy completed a Bachelor’s of Science, specializing in Clothing, Textiles and Design.

Cathy’s work has been nationally recognized as well as published.

Over the past couple of years she has traveled the United States teaching current and new owner classes for the full line of BERNINA sewing machines and related products. “What I enjoy the most is sharing all of the new technology that Bernina brings to the fingertips of our customers”. Originally from Boston, Cathy & family have resided in the Lone Star State for over 25 years.

Shelly Fitzgerald

Sewing and crafting all of her life allows years of experience to be passed on in a lively and informative way.  She freely admits to reading all the manuals for pleasure and then loves teaching what she has learned to her classes.  She will show you how easy it is to kick it up a notch or two by using any BERNINA product to its full potential. She makes it fun, not hard, and leaves everyone excited about their new tools and skills.

Through her company, Sew Shelly Quilts, LLC, Shelly creates and presents original patterns and classes to bring the extended capabilities of all of the BERNINA products to life. Her classes are rich with techniques, and software is her passion. 

We have a block of rooms reserved 
for our attendees at Best Western!

Receive a special room rate of $89 per night - 
just mention Pine Needles when you reserve! 

Hotel accommodations include a hot/cold breakfast 

Click here to book online at the group rate.

If you call the hotel, the group is "Pine Needle Quilt & Sew 2024. 
You will need to state dates of stay plus the group name 
in order to get booked under the group.

 Best Western Rochester Hotel Mayo Clinic Area
1517 16th Street SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55902 United States 

Hotel Direct - (507) 289-8866



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