The BERNINA 880 machine and BERNINA 3, 5, 7 Series machines on display

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Sanford Sewing Machines, a BERNINA Dealer in Sanford, Maine, will exhibit at the upcoming MQX Quilt Festival – New England, April 8 – 11 in Manchester, New Hampshire. Sanford Sewing Machines will showcase a variety of BERNINA machines and accessories including the BERNINA 880 machine, BERNINA 3, 5, and 7 Series machines, and a large variety of BERNINA presser feet at booths #147 and #148. MQX Quilt Festival – New England will be held at the Center of New Hampshire at the Radisson Hotel located at 700 Elm Street in Manchester. For more information visit,
In addition, BERNINA 3, 5, and 7 Series machines will be available for use in the BERNINA - Sanford Sewing Machines classroom. Special show pricing on machines, accessories and software will also be offered during the festival. Sanford Sewing Machines is located at 1923 Main Street in Sanford, Maine.
The BERNINA 880 (B 880) is BERNINA’s fastest sewing and embroidery model to-date, with more built-in stitch patterns and embroidery designs to choose than ever before, plus innovative new features like Shaping and Color Wheel. The B 880 also offers 400 built-in embroidery designs, as well as the ability to create unique embroidery designs and adjust their color before embroidering begins. In addition, the B 880 has a Jumbo Bobbin with 80 percent more thread capacity than standard bobbins.
The BERNINA 880 boasts plenty of space, with a full 12 inches to the right of the needle for sewing and jumbo embroidery, and a sewing speed of 1,200 stitches per minute. Sewists can choose from 1,764 built-in stitches, modify those stitches, or create their own stitch pattern with the new Stitch Designer. With the one-of-a-kind Stitch Designer, users can draw their own stitches on the B 880’s touch screen and in one click, convert them into a stitch pattern. In addition, the B 880’s embroidery designs can be duplicated and arranged into any desired formation with the new Shaping feature. Embroidery colors can also be manipulated with the new Color Wheel, allowing users to easily coordinate color schemes. Other features include the BERNINA Dual Feed and BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR). The B 880 is available at authorized BERNINA Dealers nationwide.
Sanford Sewing Machines is an authorized BERNINA Dealer which provides 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. For more information, visit To contact Sanford Sewing Machines call, (207)324-8375.
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, 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:, Instagram: @BERNINAUSA, and Pinterest:, and read BERNINA’s WeAllSew blog at To learn more about BERNINA and to find a Dealer, visit or call (630)978-2500.