BERNINA machine demonstrations and lectures, door prizes, special anniversary discounts and machine giveaways

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Hoover’s BERNINA Sew, a BERNINA Dealer in Mifflinburg, Pa. is hosting an open house on Friday, Sept. 9 from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. and Saturday Sept. 10 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. to celebrate its 29th anniversary. The two-day event will take place at the Hoover’s BERNINA Sew, located at 2282 Beaver Road. During the event attendees will have a chance to win a BERNINA 330 (B 330). There will also be a separate drawing where the winner will get to choose between a BERNINA 880 (B 880) or a BERNINA Q 20 Longarm quilting machine (Q 20). To qualify, event-goers must attend machine demonstrations conducted by BERNINA Event Team members Kay Hickman and Debbi Lashbrook. Additionally, Hoover’s BERNINA Sew will offer $29 gift cards to the first 29 people who arrive each day, along with a 15 percent discount on all fabric, notions and accessories.  Attendees will also enjoy refreshments and have a chance to win a variety of door prizes. The two-day event is free. For more information, call (570)966-3822 or stop by the store.
The B 880 is BERNINA’s top-of-the-line model and one of its fastest sewing and embroidery machines to-date. The B 880 also features more built-in stitch patterns and embroidery designs to choose than ever before. It comes standard with the BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR), which ensures stitches of the exact same length when free-motion sewing. Other features include 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. 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
The B 330 is an entry-level sewing machine that offers a broad variety of stitches, a generous long-term memory with 30 free locations for stitch creations, a built-in needle threader, LED sewing light, and an automatic buttonhole function. For more information, visit
Hoover’s BERNINA Sew 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, call (570)966-3822.
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.