Attendees will have the opportunity to experience BERNINA machines, win a BERNINA 530 and create small projects

AURORA, Ill. – February 27, 2017 – BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at the Sewing & Stitchery Expo taking place March 2-5 at the Washington State Fair Event Center in Puyallup, Wash.  In the BERNINA of America booths #153-158 and #171-176, attendees will have a chance to experience a variety of BERNINA machines, including the new BERNINA 350 Special Edition (B 350 SE).  The B 350 SE features two unique faceplates that were custom-designed by Cotton + Steel.  The booth will also feature the E-16 multi-needle embroidery machine, and the BERNINA Q 24 (Q 24) and BERNINA Q 20 (Q 20) Longarm Quilting machines.  On Friday, March 3, BERNINA Dealers, Sewing Machine Service Company (Renton, Wash.) and Quiltworks Northwest (Bellevue, Wash.), will give away a BERNINA 530 (B 530) valued at $2,499.  Attendees can participate in the drawing by signing-up in the booth.  The winner does not have to be present to win.  Additionally, BERNINA will host classes, using the BERNINA 770 QE (B 770 QE), and the BERNINA L 450 Overlocker (L 450).  Classes begin on March 1.  For more information about the Sewing & Stitchery Expo, visit
BERNINA Event Team Members Shelly Fitzgerald and Kathy Shalda will be teaching a Sew Crazy Tote Bag project using the BERNINA 880 (B 880) at the BERNINA booth located in the Pavilion.  Additionally, BERNINA Educators, Debbie Lashbrook, Susan Beck, and Sylvain Bergeron along with BERNINA Ambassadors Cheryl Kuczek and Diane Gloystein will teach a variety of classes in the Expo Hall.  For more information about classes, visit
The Sewing Machine Service Company (Renton, Wash.) and Quiltworks Northwest (Bellevue, Wash.) are authorized BERNINA Dealers that provide top-quality service to area residents. The Dealers sell 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 about the Sewing Machine Service Company, located at 315 Main Avenue South in Renton, visit,  For more information about Quiltworks Northwest, located at 121A 107th Avenue NE in Bellevue, 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.