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Claudia Dinnell, Alex Anderson and Susan Fears will share sewing and quilting tips and techniques. Register in person or by phone.

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Quilting Folks Sewing Gallery, a BERNINA Dealer in Rockledge, Fla., will host the Space Coast Sewing and Quilting Retreat with BERNINA Brand Ambassador Claudia Dinnell from Claudia’s Creations, quilting expert Alex Anderson, and BERNINA WeAllSew (www.WeAllSew.com ) contributor Susan Fears. The three-day sewing and quilting event will take place August 6 – 8 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Cocoa located at 301 Tucker Lane in Cocoa. The cost is $299 for all three days and includes lunch, supplies and the opportunity to try the BERNINA 790 Sewing and Embroidery machine and the BERNINA 770 Quilter’s Edition, from BERNINA’s next generation 7 Series as well as the new BERNINA Q 20 Longarm quilting machine. To register, call (321)253-3882 or stop by the store located at 3100 Suntree Blvd. in Rockledge.
The BERNINA 790 (B 790) is one of BERNINA’s next generation 7 Series machines, which also includes BERNINA 770 Quilter’s Edition and BERNINA 740. The B 790 offers cutting-edge technology, up to 10 inches of space to the right of the needle, and the new BERNINA Hook System with 9 mm width to provide superior stitch quality at up to 1,000 stitches per minute. It also features a new user interface with onscreen help, innovative functions like BERNINA Adaptive Thread Tension for perfect stitch quality front and back, and a fresh selection of stitches and embroidery designs. Users will also appreciate the B 790’s built-in BERNINA Dual Feed, slide-on extension table, high penetration power, and the ability to import and export stitches via USB.
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.
Designed, engineered and hand crafted in Switzerland, the BERNINA Q 20 Longarm offers 20 inches of throat space to finish large quilts comfortably. Among its features are an exclusive tension control system, a built-in needle threader, and a sewing speed up to 2,200 stitches per minute.
Quilting Folks Sewing Gallery is an authorized BERNINA Dealer that provides 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. For more information visit www.quiltingfolks.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.