The Presser Foot is now accepting registrations in person and by phone

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that The Presser Foot, a BERNINA Dealer with two locations in Longmont and Fort Collins, Colo., is hosting a Holiday Home Retreat with BERNINA Educators Debbie Cacciamani, Debbi Lashbrook and Kellie Rushing. The Retreat will take place on Friday, September 13 to Saturday, September 14 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 4705 Clydesdale Pkwy, Loveland, Colo. Attendees will make three fun and easy Holiday-themed projects including a table runner and napkin set using a BERNINA 1150 serger, a pillow created with a BERNINA 350, and an embroidered sewing organizer created with a BERNINA 750 QE (Quilter's Edition). Sewing machines, kits and lunch will be provided on both days. There will also be discounts on BERNINA products, goodie bags and door prizes. The Retreat is $200 and registration is available at The Presser Foot or by calling (303)485-6681 or (970)484-1094.

The 7 Series is BERNINA's newest line of sewing, quilting and embroidery machines, and features the BERNINA 780, the BERNINA 750 QE, 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.

Debbie Cacciamani is a BERNINA Resource Teacher in the Pacific Northwest. Her work has been featured on the WeAllSew blog and the BERNINA Web magazine
Through the Needle Online. Ms. Cacciamani travels the west coast presenting events and selling BERNINA machines, software, and accessories.

Debbi Lashbrook is a BERNINA Educator and Trainer, and one of BERNINA's Experts on its WeAllSew blog. Ms. Lashbrook received her Master's degree in Textiles and Design from the University of Illinois and her specialties include garment construction, pattern drafting and fitting, and BERNINA Embroidery Software.

Kellie Rushing is a BERNINA Educator who travels the United States teaching and working quilt shows. Ms. Rushing has been teaching for over 20 years and is happiest when teaching sewing, serging and embroidery classes.

The Presser Foot is an authorized BERNINA Dealer with two locations, 2001 N. Main Str., Longmont, Colo. and 2111 S. College Ave., Fort Collins, Colo., 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. The Presser Foot also services most brands of home sewing machines. For more information about 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.