Sunflower Creations to also demonstrate DesignWorks Software Suite at booth number 116, February 22 – 24, in Dodge City, Kan.

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Sunflower Creations Sewing Center and Quilt Shop, a BERNINA Dealer in Copeland, Kan., will showcase its new 7 Series line and DesignWorks Software Suite at AMBUCS’ 27th Annual Home & Leisure Show on February 22 - 24.  Sunflower Creations will be at booth number 116.  The event will be held at the Western State Bank Expo Center, located at 11333 Highway 283, Dodge City, Kan., from 5 - 8 p.m. on Friday, 10 - 8 p.m. on Saturday, and 11 - 4 p.m. on Sunday.  AMBUCS’ Annual Home & Leisure Show is a vendor’s market featuring products and services from a variety of interests.  The event will have various forms of entertainment for all ages and is free to the public.

BERNINA’s new 7 Series line of sewing, quilting and embroidery machines features the BERNINA 780 E (Embroidery), the BERNINA 750 QE (Quilter’s Edition), and the BERNINA 710.  Each 7 Series machine includes an extended freearm area with 10 inches of space to the right of the needle and a practical extension table with ample space to hold larger sewing projects.  The 7 Series is also equipped with a color touchscreen and the integrated BERNINA Dual Feed, which tames hard-to-manage and fine fabrics.  Additional features include a presser foot that automatically lowers, lifts and can cut the thread at the end of a seam or color change, and a semi-automatic needle threader, a one-step buttonhole sewing program and a slide speed control. 

BERNINA’s DesignWorks Software Suite features three separate components that turn select BERNINA embroidery machines into mixed-media tools, ready to customize fabric:

  • CutWork cuts shapes, patterns and designs from multiple layers of fabric
  • PaintWork applies pen drawings to fabric and textiles
  • CrystalWork creates crystal appliqué patterns for textiles and garments
Located at 23403 2 Road, in Copeland, Sunflower Creations Sewing Center and Quilt Shop is an authorized BERNINA Dealer providing 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.  Sunflower Creations also offers the All About Me and Virtual BERNINA clubs, designed to ignite creativity by teaching different sewing techniques using 45-minute presentations by BERNINA Educators Kay Hickman and Susan Fears.  For more information on the Dealer, please visit

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 or call (630)978-2500.