BERNINA provided 20 sewing machines to New York sewing lab

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce an exclusive sponsorship with Brooklyn Craft Company and has loaned the organization 20 BERNINA 215 (B 215) sewing machines for sewists to use in its New York sewing lab.  The unique relationship offers New York-area modern crafting enthusiasts the opportunity to utilize top-quality machinery in a fun, intimate environment with other sewists and designers.  For more information about the sewing lab, visit  
“BERNINA strives to educate sewists at all levels by providing the latest machinery and creative technologies available,” said Amy Gutierrez, Director of Marketing, BERNINA of America.  “In collaboration with Brooklyn Craft Company, we are able to reach young enthusiasts and enrich their lives through the use of high-quality, Swiss-engineered sewing machines.”
Brooklyn Craft Company, located at 61 Greenpoint Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y., is a modern craft and Do It Yourself studio that hosts events and promotes design in an intimate setting.  Brooklyn Craft Company is the hub for all things DIY in New York and will be hosting a Summer Dress Sewing Intensive and Sew a Leather Tote class next month.  For more information about upcoming classes visit  
The BERNINA 215 lets you enjoy the optimum convenience of a Swiss-precision sewing machine that’s revealed particularly in the details.  The B 215 offers a range of the most commonly used practical stitches which are simply set at the touch of a button, and its built-in needle threader makes rethreading or changing spools a cinch.  The B 215 is a user-friendly machine – a combination of versatility and simple handling that provides sheer sewing enjoyment. The B 215 proves that even state-of-the-art sewing-machine technology needn’t be complicated.  For more information about the B 215, 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.