BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that First Sewing Center, a BERNINA Dealer with stores in Bloomington, Burnsville and Faribault, Minn., and Quilter’s Haven, a BERNINA Dealer in Rosemount, Minn., will exhibit at the upcoming Original Sewing & Quilt Expo (OSQE) taking place November 9-11 at the Double Tree Bloomington located at 7800 Normandale Blvd. in Minneapolis. In the First Sewing Center booth #607 attendees will have a chance to experience a variety of BERNINA machines from the BERNINA 2, 3, 5, 7 and 8 Series. In the Quilter’s Haven booth #516 attendees will have the opportunities to learn more about the BERNINA Q 20 and BERNINA Q 24 Longarm Quilting Machines. First Sewing Center is located at 7971 Southtown Center (across from Shuler Shoes) in Bloomington, 14350 Burnhaven Drive in Burnsville and 216 Central Avenue in Faribault, Minn. For more information visit, www.firstsewingcenter.com, or call (952)884-1938 for Bloomington, (434)244-9975 for Burnsville or (507)334-4738 for the Faribault store. Quilter’s Haven is located at 2930 146th Street, Suite 108 in Rosemount. For more information call (651)322-7071, visit www.quiltershavenmn.com. For information about the Expo, visit www.sewingexpo.com/Events
The BERNINA Q 20 Longarm Quilting Machine was designed, engineered and assembled in Switzerland and comes standard as a sit-down model machine but can be upgraded to a frame model at any time. The Q 20 offers quilters Stitch Regulation for perfect stitches; a 20” throat space for large quilt projects; a unique digital thread tension adjustment option; easy threading with an independent bobbin winder and a built-in needle threader. For more information, visit www.bernina.com/longarm.
The BERNINA Q 24 Longarm was designed as a frame model machine. Its frame measures 12 feet in length with a 10-foot working area, and is large enough to create a 115-inch quilt. It also features a sturdy single-rail system that is ideal for all quilting needs. It is equipped with a throat space 24 inches wide and 11 inches high; comes standard with a one-of-kind electronically controlled tension system; has an intuitive color touchscreen interface and includes useful functions like a stitch counter and a built-in tutorial. Other features include programmable handles, a unique threading path, and an integrated bobbin winder. For more information, visit www.bernina.com/longarm.
First Sewing Center and Quilters Haven are authorized BERNINA Dealers which provide 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.
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.