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Will be featured in the Fall/Winter 2014 issue available in September and will host a celebratory event on September 12

August 26, 2015 – BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that BERNINA Sewing and Design, a BERNINA Dealer in Las Cruces, N.M., has been recognized as one of North America’s top quilt shops by Quilt Sampler magazine, a Better Homes and Gardens publication. Quilt Sampler has been profiling top quilt shops for the past 18 years and will feature BERNINA Sewing and Design in a multi-page profile in the Fall/Winter 2015 issue, available on newsstands in September. On Saturday, September 12 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., BERNINA Sewing and Design will host a celebratory event at the store, located at 1601 E. Lohman Ave. A copy of the Quilt Sampler article will be available, along with refreshments and demonstrations of BERNINA machines. Owner Marsha Cowan will also have a replica of her quilt being featured in the magazine, as well as kits and templates for sale that can be used to create the quilt pattern.
Nearly 3,000 quilt shops were eligible to apply for this year’s honor. Only 10 were selected by a panel of quilt experts, led by Elizabeth Beese, senior editor of American Patchwork & Quilting.
BERNINA Sewing and Design is an authorized BERNINA Dealer that sells BERNINA sewing machines, software, and accessories, and also provides a variety of sewing, embroidery and quilting classes for people of all skill levels. In addition, the Dealer offers a wide-variety of quilting fabrics, notions and embroidery supplies. For more information visit, http://www.bernina-lascruces.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.