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The Quilt Block will exhibit the B 780 E on October 3 – 6

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that The Quilt Block, a BERNINA Dealer located in West Des Moines, Iowa, will exhibit and showcase its new and state-of-the-art B 780 E at the American Quilter's Society's (AQS) Quilt Show in Des Moines, Iowa.  The B 780 E is a part of BERNINA's new 7 Series line, available at U.S. BERNINA Dealerships in late October.  The AQS Quilt Show is being held at the Iowa Events Center, 233 Center Street, on Wednesday, October 3 through Saturday, October 6.

BERNINA's new 7 Series line of machines - the B 780 E (Embroidery), B 750 QE (Quilter's Edition) and B 710 - feature the world's first, patent-pending BERNINA 9 Hook (B 9 Hook) that 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 BERNINA's standard bobbins.  The 7 Series also 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 your larger sewing projects.  

The AQS Quilt Show in Des Moines will feature 130 vendors in addition to quilt exhibits, lectures and a multitude of workshops for quilters of all skill levels.  Some workshops will feature BERNINA machines for participants to use.  For more information about the quilt show, including show hours and admission prices, please visit http://aqsshows.com/AQSDesMoines/.        

Located at 325 5th Street in West Des Moines, The Quilt Block 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 ages.  For more information on The Quilt Block, please visit www.iowaquiltblock.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.