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March 30, 2016 – BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Sew Much Fun with BERNINA, a BERNINA Dealer in Collinsville, Ill., will host a Quilted Inspirations event with quilting expert and BERNINA Educator Nina McVeigh. The events will take place on Saturday, April 9 from 9:00 a.m. – noon and 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Dealer, located at 1966 Vandalia Street. The cost is $10 and includes drinks and snacks. To register, stop by the store or call (618) 345-3661.
BERNINA Educator Nina McVeigh will share quilting inspiration she gained from BERNINA headquarters in Steckborn, Switzerland, including not-so-traditional quilted techniques like wool appliqué and machine beading. Attendees will also have an opportunity to experience the functions and features of the BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR), BERNINA Dual Feed, and the new BERNINA Q Series Longarm quilting machines. Nina is also host of The Quilt Show, where she shares valuable quilting knowledge.
The Q 20 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, a sewing speed up to 2,200 stitches per minute, two BERNINA Longarm Stitch Regulators with dual optical sensors, and a one-of-a-kind electronically controlled tension system with numeric settings. The Q 20 Longarm is also equipped with an intuitive color touch screen interface that is simple to navigate, customizable, and includes useful functions like a stitch counter and a built-in tutorial. Other features include a built-in needle threader, an M Class Rotary Hook, and an integrated bobbin winder.
The BERNINA Q 24 Longarm (Q 24), equipped with a throat space 24 inches wide and 11 inches high, offers generous depth and height to better manage larger quilts. The Q 24 comes standard with a one-of-kind electronically controlled tension system and the home industry's only presser foot tension release for threading ease. In addition, the Q 24 has an intuitive color touch screen interface that is simple to navigate, customizable, and includes useful functions like a stitch counter and a built-in tutorial. Other features include programmable handles, a unique threading path, and an integrated bobbin winder.
Sew Much Fun with BERNINA is an authorized BERNINA Dealer which provides top-quality service to area residents. The Dealer offers 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, visit www.sewmuchfunwithbernina.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, 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 Store, visit www.bernina.com or call (630)978-2500.