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AURORA, Ill., Sept. 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that its blog, WeAllSew (www.WeAllSew.com) is introducing the BERNINA 125th Anniversary Quilt-Along featuring quilting expert, Amanda Murphy. The six-part quilt-along will focus on creating the BERNINA 125th Anniversary Quilt using the Jubilee fabric collection and will run until February 2019. The BERNINA 125th Anniversary Quilt-Along site https://weallsew.com/bernina-125th-anniversary-quilt-along-part-i/ provides everything a quilter needs to know. From helpful videos, instructions and a schedule, to prize details, an FAQ, rules and project uploading information; it’s all there. Kits and the Jubilee Embroidery Collection and fabric can be purchased at local BERNINA Dealer locations.
“We are thrilled to offer quilting expert, Amanda Murphy to our online quilting enthusiasts. She’s a pro and has created such a fun, creative and well-organized quilt-along,” said Amy Sherfinski, Director of Marketing for BERNINA of America. “Submit your images now for a chance to win a soon-to-be released BERNINA 7 Series machine; a machine with incredible precision and functionality.”
The BERNINA 125th Anniversary Quilt-Along will provide quilters with an array of top-notch prizes. One grand prize winner will receive a BERNINA 7 Series machine; a Runner-Up a BERNINA L 460 (a $1,699 value); a First Prize Winner, the BERNINA 125th Anniversary Quilt Kit (a $139 value), a Second Prize Winner, the Golden BERNINA 125th Anniversary Presser Foot #1 in a Commemorative Tin (a $125 value) and a Third Prize Winner will receive the BERNINA 125th Anniversary Rulerwork Ruler Set (a $75 value).
To be eligible to win prizes, participants are required to upload images of their progress while creating the quilt to WeAllSew’s Community section. Six images including the final quilt and descriptions for each will need to be provided to be considered for one of the prizes. Information on how to upload images to the Community section can be found by visiting this link (https://weallsew.com/share-your-projects-at-our-weallsew-community). The deadline to submit the final quilt is March 14, 2019. Participants must be legal residents of the United States, 18 years old and have a valid email address and Internet access.
The quilt-along schedule includes six parts: Part I (September 10) – cutting and piecing blocks; Part II (October 3) – additional block piecing; Part III (November 7) – sashing and cornerstones; Part VI (December 5) – borders and cutting; Part V (January 2, 2019) – assembly and Part VI (February 6, 2019) – quilting. The schedule can be found by visiting, https://weallsew.com/bernina-125th-anniversary-quilt-along-part-i/ and scrolling down.
WeAllSew (www.weallsew.com) is a unique online community where sewists and crafters from around the country can share their passion for sewing and creating. The blog offers projects, tips and tricks, a Community section where sewists can share their projects, online shopping and a newsletter. For more information about WeAllSew blog offerings, visit www.WeAllSew.com.
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.
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