Mr. Ueltschi will be available to meet guests and autograph sewing machines from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Hanspeter Ueltschi, fourth generation owner of BERNINA International, will visit Eddie's Quilting Bee, located at 480 S. Mathilda Ave., Sunnyvale, Calif., on Thursday, June 27. Mr. Ueltschi will be available to meet guests and autograph sewing machines from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eddie's Quilting Bee will also host an open house on June 27, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and offer refreshments, giveaways, and demonstrations of BERNINA's 7 Series and 8 Series lines of machines. The Dealer will offer discounts on BERNINA products and factory direct pricing on BERNINA machines. Those who would like to attend should RSVP at Eddie's Quilting Bee or by calling (408)830-9505.

Additionally, on Tuesday, June 25, Eddie's Quilting Bee will host a Bold and Beautiful sewing event with BERNINA Resource Teacher, Debbie Cacciamani. This is a hands-on event where participants will have the opportunity to create a tote bag with the B 780, and explore the machine's sewing and embroidery features. For more information on the event, including times and cost to attend, please visit

BERNINA's 7 Series line of sewing, quilting and embroidery machines 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 BERNINA 8 Series features the BERNINA 830 and the BERNINA 820 QE (Quilter's Edition). Both machines come with the BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR), an extended freearm area with 12 inches to the right of the needle and a BERNINA Dual Feed. The 8 Series is also equipped with a jumbo bobbin offering 40 percent more thread capacity than standard bobbins, and an exclusive total stitch control feature that allows stitch length, stitch width and needle position to be individually altered and saved.

Eddie's Quilting Bee is an authorized BERNINA Dealer providing top-quality service to northern California since 1974. The Dealer offers BERNINA sewing machines and software, and also provides a variety of sewing, embroidery and quilting classes for people of all skill levels. Eddie's Quilting Bee includes three years of free instructional classes and an exclusive membership to its “Millenium Club” with the purchase of any machine. For more information on the Dealer, 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.