Mr. Ueltschi will meet guests, pose for photos and sign machines from 9 – 11 a.m. One lucky winner will receive a BERNINA 570 QE

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Hanspeter Ueltschi, fourth generation owner of BERNINA International, will visit BERNINA Dealer, Stitchin’ at the Barn on Monday, October 16 from 9 – 11 a.m. at 2648 South Van Dyke Road in Imlay City. Mr. Ueltschi will discuss the rich history and innovations of BERNINA International, meet guests, pose for photos and autograph machines. Guests will have the opportunity to win a BERNINA 570 QE (B 570 QE) through a raffle. Mr. Ueltschi will pick the winner during his visit and the winner must be present to win. Additionally, event-goers will enjoy local music by Henry and Lynn Feinberg, refreshments and special pricing on BERNINA machines, accessories and software. For more information, call (810)721-7037 or stop by the store.
“We are thrilled to have the opportunity to host Mr. Ueltschi while he’s here in the United States,” said Justin Shattuck, owner of Stitchin’ at the Barn. “We hope the community will give him a warm Michigan welcome and will enjoy the festivities taking place at the store during his visit.” 
The B 570 QE is a sewing, quilting and embroidery machine with a simple, classic design and superior function. With a sewing speed of up to 900 stitches per minute, a maximum stitch width of 5.5 mm, maximum stitch length of 5 mm, and 190 mm length of freearm, right of the needle space, this innovative machine is designed for mastering free-motion stitching techniques with ease. The B 570 QE also has an embroidery module option with 680 embroidery stitches per minute, 50 built-in embroidery designs, 4 alphabets and Embroidery Foot #26. MSPR is $4,399 and $5,599 with the embroidery module.
Authorized BERNINA Dealer, Stitchin’ at the Barn, and recent recipient of the District C Dealer of the Year award at BERNINA University in Las Vegas, 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.
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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.