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A Common Thread will exhibit the BERNINA 790 and BERNINA 770 Thursday, September 24 – Saturday, September 26

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that A Common Thread, a BERNINA Dealer in Portland, Ore., will showcase the new BERNINA 790 (B 790) and BERNINA 770 Quilter’s Edition (B 770 QE) sewing and embroidery machines at the Northwest Quilting Expo in Portland. The Quilt Expo is being held at the Portland Expo Center, 2060 N. Marine Drive, from Thursday, September 24 to Saturday, September 26.
The B 790 is a sewing and embroidery machine with a 7-inch high-resolution color touch screen and programmable foot control, and comes standard with the BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR), which ensures stitches of the exact same length when free-motion sewing. The B 790 is also equipped with the one-of-a-kind Stitch Designer, which allows users to draw their own stitches on the touch screen and in one click, convert them into a stitch pattern. Additionally, it features 554 stitches, including newly designed sideways motion stitches, 270 embroidery designs, and eight embroidery alphabets. The B 790 also comes with the embroidery module that accommodates the Maxi Hoop for a large embroidery area.
The B 770 Quilter’s Edition (QE) is a sewing and quilting machine with an optional embroidery module. It comes equipped with a 4.3-inch high-resolution color touch screen, an updated user interface, and a programmable foot control. The B 770 QE also features the BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR) and BERNINA Patchwork foot #97D, along with 327 stitches, 50 quilting stitches, and enough memory storage for four personal programs.
The Northwest Quilting Expo features special quilting exhibits, contests with a variety of categories, creative sewing and quilting classes, and vendors selling fabric, thread, sewing machines, notions and accessories. For more information about the Northwest Quilting Expo, including show hours and admission prices, please visit www.nwquiltingexpo.com.
A Common Thread is an authorized BERNINA Dealer which provides top-quality service to area residents. The Dealer offers BERNINA sewing machines, software, and accessories, and also provides a variety of sewing, embroidery and quilting classes for people of all skill levels. For more information, visit www.acommonthreadsewing.com.
Founded in Switzerland more than 100 years ago, BERNINA is the world’s premier manufacturer with a proven reputation for offering quality state-of-the-art sewing, quilting and embroidery machines, overlockers/sergers, and embroidery software. BERNINA’s leadership is marked by an impressive number of ambassadors, industry leaders, influencers and bloggers, who chose to partner with the company. BERNINA products are sold in the United States through a network of over 400 fully trained independent dealerships that also offer support and education. Select BERNINA and bernette machines, and BERNINA software can also be purchased through BERNINA’s eCommerce site, shop.bernina.com. BERNINA products are designed for beginning to advanced sewists and priced to meet a variety of budgets, with new products being introduced every year. You can follow BERNINA on Facebook: www.facebook.com/berninausa, Instagram: @BERNINAUSA, and Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/WeAllSew, and read BERNINA’s WeAllSew blog at www.weallsew.com. To learn more about BERNINA and to find a Dealer, visit www.bernina.com or call (630)978-2500.