Special pricing on select BERNINA machines; California Veteran’s Assistance Foundation canned food drive supports Veteran charities

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Cherry Berry Quilts, a BERNINA Dealer with locations now in Bakersfield and Calimesa, Calif., will host grand re-opening events on Friday, September 9 and Saturday, September 10 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. to introduce new store owners and longarm quilt experts to the community.  The store, previously known as BERNINA Dealer, Strawberry Patches Quilt Shop, is located at 6433 Ming Avenue in the Orchard Hardware Supply Center.  Event-goers will enjoy special pricing on select BERNINA machines, drawings, prizes, gift certificates and fabric packs.  As part of the celebration, Cherry Berry Quilts has partnered with the California Veterans Assistance Foundation to host a canned food drive to benefit local Veteran charities and asks event-goers to bring in canned goods.  People who bring in canned, non-expired items will receive a 20 percent coupon.  For more information, call (661)282-8300.
“We are pleased to be part of the Bakersfield community and to have the chance to continue to offer sewing, quilting and embroidery machines, fabrics and classes to sewists of all ages and abilities,” said January Shaffer, owner of Cherry Berry Quilts.  “We hope you’ll stop by to check out our store and will bring a can or two to support local Veterans in the area.”
Cherry Berry Quilts 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.