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BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Modern Domestic and A Common Thread, BERNINA Dealers in Portland, Ore., will exhibit at the upcoming Quilt! Knit! Stitch! show taking place August 13 – 15 in Portland. Modern Domestic and A Common Thread will showcase the BERNINA 770 Quilter’s Edition (QE) (B 770 QE) and BERNINA 880 (B 880), and offer event-goers the opportunity to create a tote bag project on the B 880 at booth (insert booth number). Those interested in the tote bag project must sign-up at the booth. BERNINA Educator Jeanne Delpit will also be in the booth to answer questions and provide helpful tips and techniques. Modern Domestic and A Common Thread will also provide 20 B 770 QE machines in the classroom so that artisans can experience its many functions and features. Quilt! Knit! Stitch! Portland will be held at the Oregon Convention Center, located at 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. For more information visit, http://www.quilts.com/home/shows.
The BERNINA 770 Quilter’s Edition (QE) is a sewing and quilting machine with an optional embroidery module. It comes equipped with a 4.3-inch high-resolution color touch screen, an updated user interface, and a programmable foot control. The B 770 QE also features the BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR) and BERNINA Patchwork foot #97D, along with 327 stitches, 50 quilting stitches, and enough memory storage for four personal programs.
The BERNINA 880 boasts plenty of space, with a full 12 inches to the right of the needle for sewing and jumbo embroidery, and a sewing speed of 1,200 stitches per minute. Sewists can choose from 1,764 built-in stitches, modify those stitches, or create their own stitch pattern with the new Stitch Designer. With the one-of-a-kind Stitch Designer, users can draw their own stitches on the B 880’s touch screen and in one click, convert them into a stitch pattern. In addition, the B 880’s embroidery designs can be duplicated and arranged into any desired formation with the new Shaping feature. Embroidery colors can also be manipulated with the new Color Wheel, allowing users to easily coordinate color schemes. Other features include the BERNINA Dual Feed and BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR).
Modern Domestic and A Common Thread are authorized BERNINA Dealers which provide top-quality service to area residents in the Portland area. The Dealers sell 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 about Modern Domestic please visit, www.moderndomesticpdx.com. For more information about A Common Thread please visit, www.acommonthreadsewing.com.
Founded in Switzerland more than 100 years ago, BERNINA is the world’s premier manufacturer with a proven reputation for offering quality state-of-the-art sewing, quilting and embroidery machines, overlockers/sergers, and embroidery software. BERNINA’s leadership is marked by an impressive number of ambassadors, industry leaders, influencers and bloggers, who chose to partner with the company. BERNINA products are sold in the United States through a network of over 400 fully trained independent dealerships that also offer support and education. Select BERNINA and bernette machines, and BERNINA software can also be purchased through BERNINA’s eCommerce site, shop.bernina.com. BERNINA products are designed for beginning to advanced sewists and priced to meet a variety of budgets, with new products being introduced every year. You can follow BERNINA on Facebook: www.facebook.com/berninausa, Instagram: @BERNINAUSA, and Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/WeAllSew, and read BERNINA’s WeAllSew blog at www.weallsew.com. To learn more about BERNINA and to find a Dealer, visit www.bernina.com or call (630)978-2500.