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BERNINA of Plano will exhibit the state-of-the-art BERNINA 780 E at the quilt show in Plano

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that BERNINA of Plano, a BERNINA Dealer located in Plano, will exhibit and showcase its state-of-the-art B 780 E (Embroidery) machine at Quilt Plano 2012 in Plano.  The B 780 E is a part of BERNINA's new 7 Series line, which will be available at U.S. BERNINA Dealerships in September.  Quilt Plano 2012 is being held at the Plano Centre, located at 2000 E. Spring Creek Parkway at Jupiter Road, on Friday, August 10 and Saturday, August 11 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The 7 Series consists of three machines, the BERNINA 780 E, the BERNINA 750 QE (Quilter's Edition), and the BERNINA 710.  The machines feature the world's first, patent-pending BERNINA 9 Hook (B 9 Hook), which uniquely combines the advantages of the two best hook technologies, the rotary and CB hook, enabling higher sewing and embroidery speeds, up to 9 mm stitch width and 80 percent more bobbin capacity.  The 7 Series also includes an extended freearm area with ten inches of space to the right of the needle and a practical extension table with ample space to hold your larger sewing projects.

Quilt Plano 2012 will feature more than 45 vendors, quilt exhibits and over 25 quilt-related skills demonstrations on topics that include:  appliqué, embroidery, piecing, seaming, and binding.  Tickets to the quilt show are available at the Plano Centre on the day of the event or for purchase beforehand at BERNINA of Plano and BERNINA of Dallas, located at 12801 Midway Road in Dallas.  For more information about Quilt Plano 2012, including admission prices, please visit www.quiltersguildofplano.org/quiltplano/quiltplano.shtml.    

Located at 2400 K Avenue in Plano, BERNINA of Plano is a BERNINA-exclusive dealer that provides top-quality service to area residents.  The dealer offers the full line of BERNINA sewing machines, software and accessories, and also provides a variety of sewing, embroidery and quilting classes for people of all skill levels.  For more information on BERNINA of Plano, please visit www.bestofbernina.com.        

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.