BERNINA OF AMERICA TO EXHIBIT AT QUILTCON EAST FEBRUARY 23-26 IN SAVANNAH GEORGIA

Attendees will have a chance to take a sneak peek at the new BERNINA 350 Special Edition Cotton+Steel Sewing Machines

AURORA, Ill. – February 9, 2017– BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that it will showcase the new BERNINA 350 Special Edition Cotton+Steel (B 350 SE) sewing machines at QuiltCon East, taking place February 23-26 at the Savannah International Trade Convention.  In addition to the B 350 SE machines, BERNINA and BERNINA Dealers, Atlanta & Augusta Sewing Centers will showcase the full-line of BERNINA machines in booths 102, 201, 203 and 205.  BERNINA partnered with Cotton+Steel, a fabric design company, to design two unique faceplates for the new B 350 SE sewing machines, which will debut at QuiltCon East.  In addition to the custom-designed faceplates, the B 350 SE sewing machines come equipped with a slide on extension table, the BERNINA Free Hand System and seven BERNINA presser feet including the Reverse pattern foot #1, the Zipper foot #4, the Blindstitch foot #4, the 3-Groove pintuck foot #30, Patchwork foot #37, the Buttonhole foot with slide #3A, and the Walking foot #50 with three soles.  
 
At the show, BERNINA Ambassador, Christa Watson will teach a variety of classes and BERNINA Ambassador Amanda Murphy and BERNINA educator Nina McVeigh will be in the BERNINA booths to answer questions and conduct machine demonstrations.  Atlanta Sewing Center will host three drawings where attendees can win up to $500 in sewing, embroidery or quilting items.  Attendees do not have to be present to win.  For more information about QuiltCon, please visit www.quiltcon.com.
 
Atlanta & Augusta Sewing Centers are authorized BERNINA Dealers which provides top-quality service to area residents.  The Dealers offer 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, go to http://www.atlantasewing.com/ or http://www.augustasewing.com/.
 
About BERNINA
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:  www.facebook.com/berninausa, Instagram: @BERNINAUSA, and Pinterest:  www.pinterest.com/WeAllSew, and read BERNINA’s WeAllSew blog at www.weallsew.com.  To learn more about BERNINA and to find a Dealer, visit www.bernina.com or call (630)978-2500.