Linda Z’s is also giving away limited gifts at booth 1419 from June 20 – June 23

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Linda Z's, a BERNINA Dealer in Arlington Heights, Ill., is showcasing the BERNINA 7 Series and 8 Series at booth 1419 at the International Quilt Festival. The event is being held at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 9301 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Rosemont, Ill., from Thursday, June 20 to Sunday, June 23. Linda Z's is also giving away a special gift to the first 25 customers who visit the booth each day, and will be offering spectacular deals on BERNINA products.

The BERNINA 7 Series line of sewing, quilting and embroidery machines features the BERNINA 780, 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.

The BERNINA 8 Series features the BERNINA 830 and the BERNINA 820 QE (Quilter's Edition). Both machines come with the BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR), an extended freearm area with 12 inches to the right of the needle and a BERNINA Dual Feed. The 8 Series is also equipped with a jumbo bobbin offering 40 percent more thread capacity than standard bobbins, and an exclusive total stitch control feature that allows stitch length, stitch width and needle position to be individually altered and saved.

The International Quilt Festival is one of the largest annual consumer quilt shows in the world, attended by people from around the United States and 28 foreign countries. The 2013 Chicago show is expected to draw more than 20,000 quilt lovers. Linda Z's has invited 35,000 guests to the event, including the owners of all models of BERNINA machines. For more information about the International Quilt Festival, including show hours and admission prices, please visit

Since 1969, Linda Z's, 1216 E. Central Road, has been selling and servicing the full line of BERNINA machines. The Dealer also offers BERNINA software and accessories, and provides a variety of sewing, embroidery and quilting classes for people of all skill levels. Dealer owner Linda Zachman and her daughter, Debbie Maziol, will be on-hand at booth 1419, along with a large and knowledgeable staff from the store. For more information on Linda Z's, 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, visit or call (630)978-2500.