Attendees will have the opportunity to experience a variety of BERNINA machines

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that it and BERNINA Dealer, Lakeshore Sewing will be exhibiting at the American Quilter’s Society (AQS) QuiltWeek taking place on August 10-13 at the DeVos Place Convention Center located at 303 Monroe Avenue NW in Grand Rapids, Mich. BERNINA of America and Lakeshore Sewing will exhibit together in booths #1409, #1411, #1508 and #1510. Attendees will have a chance to experience a variety of BERNINA machines including the BERNINA Q 20 (Q 20) and Q 24 (Q 24) Longarm quilting machines. They will also have the opportunity to see machine embroidery demonstrations, and interact with knowledgeable BERNINA team members and Lakeshore Sewing staff. For more information about QuiltWeek, visit
The Q 24 is BERNINA’s first Longarm quilting machine. Equipped with a throat space 24 inches wide and 11 inches high, it offers generous depth and height to better manage larger quilts. The machine also comes standard with a number of innovative features, including a one-of-kind electronically controlled tension system and the home industry’s only presser foot tension release for threading ease. Additionally, an intuitive color touchscreen interface, programmable handles, and a unique threading path with an integrated bobbin winder ensure that operations stay trouble-free. For more information, visit
The Q 20 Longarm quilting machine is designed, engineered and hand crafted in Switzerland. It offers 20 inches of throat space to finish large quilts comfortably, and features an exclusive tension control system, a built-in needle threader, and a sewing speed of up to 2,200 stitches per minute. The BERNINA Q 20 also has two BERNINA Longarm Stitch Regulators to help provide uniform and even stitches. Additionally, it has a one-of-a-kind electronically controlled tension system and the home industry’s only presser foot tension release for threading ease. For more information, visit
Lakeshore Sewing 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
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, 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 Store, visit or call (630)978-2500.