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Sunflower Creations will hold demos at the Dodge City, Kansas event Friday, January 18 – Sunday, January 20

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Sunflower Creations Sewing Center and Quilt Shop, a BERNINA Dealer in Copeland, Kan., will showcase its new 7 Series line and DesignWorks Software Suite at KaleidEscape Kansas, a vendor's market featuring products and services from a variety of interests.  Sunflower Creations will be in the "It's A Woman's Thing" section and participate in educational events throughout the weekend.  The event is being held at the Western State Bank Expo Center located at 11333 Highway 283, Dodge City, Kan., from Friday, January 18 to Sunday, January 20.  KaleidEscape Kansas will feature entertainment for all ages and is free to the public.

The BERNINA 7 Series features the world's first, patent-pending B 9 Hook, which uniquely combines the advantages of the two best hook technologies, the rotary and CB hook.  This hook system enables higher sewing and embroidery speeds, up to 9 mm stitch width and 80 percent more bobbin capacity than our standard bobbins.  The 7 Series includes the B 780 E, B 710 and B 750 QE (Quilter's Edition).

BERNINA's DesignWorks Software Suite features three exciting components that turn select BERNINA embroidery machines into mixed-media tools, ready to customize fabric:

  • CutWork cuts shapes, patterns and designs from multiple layers of fabric
  • PaintWork applies pen drawings to fabric and textiles
  • CrystalWork creates crystal appliqué patterns for textiles and garments
Located at 23403 2 Road, in Copeland, Sunflower Creations Sewing Center and Quilt Shop is an authorized BERNINA Dealer providing top-quality service to area residents.  The Dealer sells BERNINA sewing machines and software, and also provides a variety of sewing, embroidery and quilting classes for people of all skill levels.  Sunflower Creations also offers the All About Me and Virtual BERNINA clubs, designed to ignite creativity by teaching different sewing techniques using 45-minute presentations by BERNINA Educators Kay Hickman and Susan Fears, respectively. For more information on the Dealer, please visit http://www.sunflowercreations.org/

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, visit bernina.com or call (630)978-2500.