Christy Burcham is the Director of Education and Training for BERNINA of America. During her first job as a cashier at BERNINA of Oklahoma City, she fell in love with the sewing community, and has made it her career ever since. Christy loves sewing garments and quilts, but embroidery is her passion. Christy has taught machine embroidery workshops across the United States and has trained other industry professionals in embroidery for the last twenty years. A born-and-raised Oklahoman, Christy is a transplant to the Chicago area, where she enjoys family adventures with her husband and two kids.