Early-bird registration discount ends Friday August 8

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that it is the exclusive sewing machine sponsor of a three-day Ricky Tims Super Quilt Seminar featuring BERNINA sewing machines. The event is being held at The Ranch Complex – First National Bank Building, located at 5280 Arena Circle, Loveland, Colo. on Thursday, October 9 through Saturday, October 11. Early-bird registration is priced at $189 until Friday, August 8. After August 8, the cost is $224 per person. The last day to register for the seminar is Saturday, September 27. In addition, The Presser Foot, a BERNINA Dealer with locations in Fort Collins and Longmont, Colo., will showcase a variety of BERNINA sewing machines and accessories for sale at the seminar. For more information and to register, visit
The Ricky Tims Super Quilt Seminar will feature live demonstrations on BERNINA sewing machines by Ricky Tims and special guest Alex Anderson. They will utilize multimedia demonstrations to present a variety of techniques and information designed to inspire both traditional quilters and contemporary quilt artists, and quilters of all expertise levels.
Ricky Tims is known internationally as a best-selling author, an enthusiastic and encouraging teacher, an award-winning quilter, a fabric designer, and a talented and spellbinding speaker. His innovative and entertaining presentations feature live music and humor combined with scholarly insights and wisdom. Mr. Tims’ quilts have been displayed worldwide and have won numerous international awards. His three-day Ricky Tims Super Quilt Seminars are presented in select cities throughout the United States, and he holds week-long La Veta Quilt Retreats at his art quilt studio in the tiny mountain town of La Veta, Colo. He and Ms. Anderson are co-founders of the online Web TV site The Quilt Show.
Alex Anderson is known as the host of HGTV's Simply Quilts. She is a national spokesperson for BERNINA of America and the author of 30 books. To learn more about Ms. Anderson, visit
The Presser Foot is an authorized BERNINA Dealer providing top-quality service to area residents. The Dealer sells BERNINA sewing machines and software, and also provides a variety of sewing, embroidery and quilting classes for people of all skill levels. The Presser Foot also services most brands of home sewing machines. For more information about 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.