BERNINA’s 7 Series machines, Quilt Motion and Quilter’s Creative Touch software will also be showcased at booths 1244 and 1323 on March 12 – 15

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Hinkletown Sewing Shop in Ephrata, Pa. will showcase the new BERNINA 880 (B 880) at the 2014 American Quilter's Society's (AQS) QuiltWeek in Lancaster, Pa. from Wednesday, March 12 to Saturday, March 15. Attendees can see demonstrations of the B 880 and BERNINA's 7 Series machines, and test drive the Quilt Motion and Quilter's Creative Touch software on a BERNINA Quilt Frame at booth 1244 and the BERNINA Professional Products booth 1323. QuiltWeek takes place at the Lancaster County Convention Center, located at 25 South Queen St. For more information about the quilt show, please visit

The B 880 boasts plenty of space, with a full 12 inches to the right of the needle for sewing and jumbo embroidery, and has a fast sewing speed of 1,200 stitches per minute. Sewists can create unique embroidery arrangements with the new Shaping feature and modify the colors of their embroideries with the new Color Wheel. They may also choose among 1,764 built-in stitches, creatively distort stitches, or create their own patterns with the innovative new Stitch Designer. Additionally, the B 880 comes standard with a seven-inch color touch screen with scrollable navigation, the BERNINA Dual Feed, the BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR), and a Jumbo Bobbin with 80 percent more thread capacity than standard bobbins.

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 also features the world's first, patent-pending BERNINA 9 Hook (B 9 Hook), which enables higher sewing and embroidery speeds, a wider stitch width and extra thread capacity in the bobbin.

Located at 232 Wanner Road, Hinkletown Sewing Machine Shop 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 provides a variety of sewing, embroidery and quilting classes for people of all skill levels.

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.