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

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that it will exhibit at the Road to California Quilter’s Conference and Showcase taking place January 19-22 at the Ontario Convention Center, located at 2000 E. Convention Center Way in Ontario. BERNINA Dealers Mel’s Sewing & Fabric Center (Anaheim and Tustin, Calif.) and Upland Vac. & Sew (Upland, Calif.) will also be in the BERNINA booths #226-228 and #327-329 to showcase an array of BERNINA sewing and quilting machines including the BERNINA Q 20 (Q 20) and the BERNINA Q 24 (Q 24) Longarm quilting machines and conduct demonstrations. Attendees that purchase a BERNINA 765 (B 765) will receive a complimentary item. The choices include:  a BERNINA 330 (B 330), the Embroidery Module, or the Quilter’s Accessories Kit that comes with the Three-sole Walking Foot #50 with Seam Guide, the BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR), the Patchwork Foot # 97D and the Magnifying Lens Set. Additionally, BERNINA will offer a 25 percent discount on all notions at the booth. For more information about the conference 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 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
Mel’s Sewing & Fabric Center and Upland Vac. and Sew are authorized BERNINA Dealers who provide top-quality service to area residents. Both Dealers offer BERNINA sewing machines, software, and accessories, and also provide a variety of sewing, embroidery and quilting classes for people of all skill levels. For more information, visit and
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 online. 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.