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2012

BERNINA INTERNATIONAL OWNER HANSPETER UELTSCHI TO ATTEND DEALER GRAND OPENING IN ROCHESTER, MINNESOTA ON APRIL 24

Mr. Ueltschi will be available for a meet-and-greet and to autograph attendees’ sewing machines from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Hanspeter Ueltschi, fourth generation owner of BERNINA International, will attend the grand opening of Pine Needles Quilt & Sew’s new location at 1300 Salem Road SW in Rochester, Minn. on Tuesday, April 24. Mr. Ueltschi will be available for a meet-and-greet and to autograph attendees’ sewing machines from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

In addition to Mr. Ueltschi’s visit, the Pine Needles Quilt & Sew is holding a week-long celebration April 18-24 to celebrate the opening of its new location. The celebration kicks off on Wednesday, April 18 when the doors will open for the first time at 5 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres and champagne punch will also be served until 7 p.m. Then, to christen the new classroom, Kaye England, fabric designer for Wilmington Prints and head of Kaye England Publications, will lead three sewing seminars April 19-21. Normally $35, the BERNINA discounted cost for each seminar is $7. Door prizes and gifts will also be given out to attendees throughout the week. Those interested in reserving a spot for any of the grand opening events can call the quilt shop at (507)226-8480.

Pine Needles Quilt & Sew is an authorized BERNINA dealer that specializes in quilting, sewing, and embroidery. The quilt shop carries the full line of BERNINA machines and an ever-changing selection of the latest and greatest in fabric, notions, and publications. Its original store is located at 301 Hwy 63 South in Rochester, Minn. For more information on the Pine Needles Quilt & Sew, please visit www.pnqs.net.

About BERNINA
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 www.berninausa.com or call (630)978-2500.