Contest runs until 11:59 p.m. Central time on Friday, October 31

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce its Share Your Halloween Selfie Instagram Contest for a chance to win a bernette Chicago 5 sewing machine. Participants enter by registering for the contest at BERNINA’s WeAllSew blog (, then snapping a selfie while in costume, and posting it to Instagram using the hashtag #BERNINASelfie. Only one entry per person will be eligible for the drawing. The contest runs from now until 11:59 p.m. Central time on Friday, October 31. After that, one selfie will be selected by the sponsor’s panel of judges and the winner will be announced on Monday, November 17 on BERNINA’s WeAllSew blog.
“We are pleased to offer BERNINA’s WeAllSew visitors an opportunity to win a new bernette Chicago 5,” said Paul Ashworth, President of BERNINA of America. “The bernette Chicago 5 is a durable, compact and practical machine that’s affordably priced and easy to use. We wish all participants good luck in the contest.”
The bernette Chicago 5 is a solidly constructed sewing machine that offers sewists a great selection of functions and features that are easy to use and affordably priced. Sewists will enjoy instant success with the machine’s 212 stitch patterns, including a one-step buttonhole stitch, 100 decorative stitches, and two alphabet fonts. In addition, the Chicago 5 has a 7 mm stitch width, an LCD screen with direct-selection buttons, a semi-automatic needle threader, an LED sewing light and a drop-in bobbin system. For more information about the bernette Chicago 5, visit
Marketed and sold by BERNINA, bernette brand of sewing and embroidery machines range from simple sewing machines for beginners to computerized sewing machines for the contemporary and creative sewer. bernette sewing and embroidery machines are versatile and reliable, with a great value placed on sturdiness and durability of design. To learn more, 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.