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 California Sewing & Vacuum, a BERNINA Dealer with three locations in California (San Francisco, San Jose, San Rafael) and two locations in Hawaii (Pearl City and Honolulu), will exhibit at the Pacific International Quilt Festival (PIQF). PIQF, the largest quilt show on the west coast, will take place on October 12-15 at the Santa Clara Convention Center located at 5001 Great America Parkway in Santa Clara. Attendees will have a chance to experience the entire line of BERNINA machines, enjoy machine demonstrations and take classes using one of fifty BERNINA 770 Quilter’s Edition (B 770 QE) sewing and quilting machines. Additionally, California Sewing & Vacuum will give away two BERNINA bernette sewing machines daily, through a drawing. For more information about PIQF, visit
The B 770 QE is a sewing and quilting machine with an optional embroidery module. It comes equipped with a 4.3-inch high-resolution color touch screen, an updated user interface, and a programmable foot control. The B 770 QE also features the BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR) and BERNINA Patchwork foot #97D, along with 327 stitches, 50 quilting stitches, and enough memory storage for four personal programs. For more information, visit
California Sewing & Vacuum 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 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.