Attendees will have the opportunity to experience a variety of BERNINA machines

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that The Quilt Block, a BERNINA Dealer in West Des Moines, Iowa will exhibit at the upcoming America Quilts Expo taking place May 26 – 28 at the Iowa Events Center (Hy-Vee Hall), located at 730 3rd Street. In the Quilt Block booth #1009, attendees will have a chance to experience a variety of BERNINA machines, including BERNINA 3, 5, and 7 Series machines, the BERNINA 880 (B 880) and BERNINA Q 20 (Q 20) Longarm quilting machine. Additionally, the Quilt Block will provide BERNINA 7 Series machines in the classroom, Machine Studio, and BERNINA 3 Series machines at the Quilts of Valor Quilt Production Line. The Quilts of Valor Quilt Production Line in booth #825 is a place where attendees have the chance to sit and stitch and make quilt blocks for the Quilts of Valor Foundation. For more information about the America Quilts Expo visit,
The B 880 is BERNINA’s fastest sewing and embroidery model to-date, with more built-in stitch patterns and embroidery designs to choose than ever before, plus innovative new features like Shaping and Color Wheel. The B 880, which comes standard with the BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR), also offers 400 built-in embroidery designs, as well as the ability to create unique embroidery designs and adjust their color before embroidering begins. In addition, the B 880 has a Jumbo Bobbin with 80 percent more thread capacity than standard bobbins. For more information, visit
The BERNINA Q 20 Longarm quilting machine is designed, engineered and hand crafted in Switzerland. It offers 20 inches of throat space to finish large quilts comfortably, and features an exclusive tension control system, a built-in needle threader, and a sewing speed of up to 2,200 stitches per minute. The BERNINA Q 20 also has two BERNINA Longarm Stitch Regulators to help provide uniform and even stitches. Additionally, it has a one-of-a-kind electronically controlled tension system and the home industry’s only presser foot tension release for threading ease. For more information, visit
The Quilt Block 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
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, 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:, Instagram: @BERNINAUSA, and Pinterest:, and read BERNINA’s WeAllSew blog at To learn more about BERNINA and to find a Store, visit or call (630)978-2500.