Midwest Sewing Center will showcase the BERNINA 7 Series

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that for the first time Midwest Sewing Center, a BERNINA Dealer in Wichita, Kan., will exhibit at the Machine Quilters Showcase. The Dealer will be exhibiting the BERNINA 7 Series line of sewing, quilting and embroidery machines, along with the BERNINA 8 Series, 5 Series and 3 Series. The Machine Quilters Showcase will be held on Wednesday, May 15 from 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Thursday, May 16, from 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., Friday, May 17 from 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., and Saturday, May 18 from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center, 225 W. Douglas Ave., Wichita. Admission is $10 per day or $25 for a multi-day pass.

The 7 Series is BERNINA's newest line of sewing, quilting and embroidery machines, and features the BERNINA 780, the BERNINA 750 QE (Quilter's Edition), and the BERNINA 710. Each 7 Series machine includes an extended freearm area with 10 inches of space to the right of the needle and a practical extension table with ample space to hold larger sewing projects. The 7 Series is also equipped with a color touchscreen and the integrated BERNINA Dual Feed, which tames hard-to-manage and fine fabrics.

The Machine Quilters Showcase was first held in 1997 in Duluth, Minn. Since 2003, the International Machine Quilters Association, Inc. has owned the Showcase and worked to produce the largest convention and quilt show geared toward the longarm quilting industry. For more information about the Machine Quilters Showcase please visit

Midwest Sewing Center is an authorized BERNINA Dealer providing top-quality service to area residents since 1955. The Dealer offers a variety of sewing, embroidery and quilting classes for people of all skill levels. Midwest Sewing Center services all the products it sells as well as most brands of sewing machines and vacuums. For more information about Midwest Sewing Center please visit

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.