New fabrics are arriving daily! Come by and let us stir your imagination. Your
creative muse is just waiting for you. Our classes are many and varied and we are sure you
will find something to inspire you! We are a full service quilting store with over 4,000 bolts of quality cotton fabrics and the full line of Bernina
knowledgeable staff has over 100 years of combined sewing experience with
Bernina sewing machines. We look forward to seeing you soon!
As has been mentioned / noticed as 2023 moves along: BERNINA and bernette Machine Availability has "opened up". If you are considering a machine-purchase soon: Take advantage of the current machine availability and in-store pricing as well as as-long-as-available GiftsWithPurchase. Call the store (919 782 2945) to arrange a Try-Before-Buy session.
Or, fill out the Pre-Buy Webform at:
and we will get back to you.
Plus, Now: Stop by and Pick up your AllCarolinasShophop Passport and ShopHop with us!
Carousel of BERNINA Creativity Event featuring guest speaker, Mr. Hanspeter Ueltschi, owner of BERNINA International.
Tuesday, October 24, 2023
11 AM- 4 PM
At Our Raleigh Store
6013 Glenwood Ave.
Raleigh, NC, 27612
We're absolutely thrilled to announce our upcoming Carousel of BERNINA Creativity Event featuring guest speaker, Mr. Hanspeter Ueltschi, owner of BERNINA International.
The Carousel will take you from one station to another as you construct a beautiful take-home zipper bag using the best in BERINA technology : the new 790PRO , the L890, and the Q series sit down models. We will have drawings, in-store discounts, event specials, and lots of fun! You can even bring your cherished BERNINA machine and have it signed by Mr. Hanspeter Ueltschi himself!
For just $25, hop on the BERNINA Carousel of Creativity with us and in return we will provide you with a store voucher of equal value to be used the day of the event.
#ABigDay - Interested in Sharing YOUR #ABigDay ?
Machine Sale in-store Availability and Prices will never be better than NOW. Machine availability is a challenge - however, BERNINA and bernette machines are coming in daily and we have great machines for you to try; call or eMail us with a request for a sit-together time at the store.
Phone: 919 782 2945
TryBeforeYouBuy at Bernina World of Sewing dotcom
Are you heading into using Trial Version of BERNINA Embroidery Software V9? If so and want to share some experiences-of with me, please browse this Web page,
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BERNINA The Many Shades of Creativity Event:
October -thru- Fall, 2023
October Brings to Our Store a LOT of Creativity Offerings - Including Special Sales.
We look forward to seeing you in-store and online at our Web Shopping site.
Special prices on BERNINA machines
For example: Embroidery-Only Machines
Special Prices and Financing offers on B790 PRO, B 570 QE Kaffe Edition and also on bernette b79 Yaya Han edition
With Free Gifts with Purchase as long as supplies are available
Special Bundle Prices on Longarms
Special Financing Opportunities
Including Super Saturday October 14: 0% 72 Months $4,000 or more.
BERNINA Holiday Gift Box
Curated exclusive branded collection from top designers. 12 limited edition items, perfect for any BERNINA enthusiast: Scissors, USB Stick with Embroidery Collections, Thread Set, Rulerwork Ruler Set, ....
- and More -
While continuing to take advantage of all our In-Store machine / fabric / pattern / software / more sales and events with Web-Shopping 24-7.
Five of the most recent fabrics that we have added to the store and to the online site include:
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To see all the fabrics, go to our online site using site navigation at the top of this page).
Kit: Swirling Leaves - Primitive Gatherings,
Featuring moda United Notions Autumn Gatherings Flannel
100" x 100" Quilt $279.99
Sonja has completed the quilt for the Store Sample at the Raleigh store. Stop by and give it a look. The Kit is now available at the Raleigh store (currently, not online). A special quilt; a labor of love.
A reminder: We have a good selection of fabrics in our "Inventory Reduction" area that are marked 30% (at least) off. We have also selected panels in this area. Fabrics are added to this Sale area regularly as we aim at keeping the number of fabrics in this area at a sufficient level to make room for new fabric that is currently arriving and on the way! Stop by and check-out the Fabric Sale area.
Special Events, Sales and More
Stay tuned for information - However: Always know that the store has the LATEST information. Stop by!
Interested in Embroidery Software? Specifically -
BERNINA Embroidery Software V9
Give it a Look / Try Before you Buy
Now: Free Trial via BERNINA USA Website SOON: Purchase - at our store: Bernina World of Sewing, Raleigh or Wilmington
Have you bought a new BERNINA 4 through 7 series and need help getting started? Do you already have a BERNINA 4 through 7 series and need a refresher on sewing or embroidery? Then check out our YouTube channel for some BRAND NEW videos showing you the ins and outs of operating your sewing machine. Topics include: Machine Mastery, Introduction to Machine Embroidery, and Machine Maintenance Basics. And our very own Ann, Stephanie, and Sylvia are featured in these videos sharing their many years of experience and expertise with you. No need to lug your machine into the store for a class - it's all on our store YouTube channel.
Stay tuned: We plan on additional videos, including a Bernina 3 series Mastery Video coming soon.
For our store's Machine Mastery videos via a Web page that points to the on-YouTube videos, click on the following:
BERNINA L890 Overlocker
Truly a revolution in Overlock and Coverstitching
(Initial) Summary Comment: With an MSRP of $2899, if you want/need/love a 9mm stitch blade: it would be a pleasure to show you the BERNINA 480. Don't hesitate to stop by the store and any of our staff can assist you - or, eMail us to set up a time for you to try the B480:
eMail to: BWOS4Series@BerninaWorldofSewing.com
Sonja at Bernina World of Sewing
Perfect size for all projects and easy to move around, sew with friends, or take to classes.
Stitch longer without interruption with a Jumbo Bobbin that holds up to 70% more thread than standard bobbins. Perfect for quilting.
BERNINA STITCH REGULATOR (BSR)
The B 480 and B 475 QE machines are compatible with the optional BERNINA Stitch Regulator which keeps stitches even and consistent, providing confidence for the beginner or insurance for those more experienced with free-motion stitching techniques.
AUTOMATIC THREAD CUTTER
The B 480 and B 475 QE feature an Automatic Thread Cutter. With the touch of a button the upper and lower threads are automatically cut.
ADAPTIVE THREAD TENSION
Once the tension is set, the thread tension is constantly monitored and adjusted automatically, if needed, resulting in the
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The 2023 Tuesday Daytime Gathering is taking place monthly throughout 2023.
Daytime Tuesday Gathering (held in the store's Bernina Studio): The third Tuesday of each month, 10:00am-4:00pm.
The store’s Year-Long Gathering 2023 (3rd Tuesday, Monthly Daytime) is: Pattern Choice: Participants find a pattern that fits their 2023 aims. Some will choose patterns from the book: Quilt Recipes By Jen Kingwell. Some will choose another Jen Kingwell pattern - and, some will find another pattern! A true Participant's Choice Daytime Gatherings for 2023.
Browse, below, for Gathering information as it develops in upcoming months.
3rd Tuesday of the Month Daytime: Participant's Choice of Pattern
Pattern Choice: Participants find a pattern that fits their 2023 aims. Some will choose patterns from the book: Quilt Recipes By Jen Kingwell. Some will choose another Jen Kingwell pattern - and, some will find another pattern! A true Participant's Choice Daytime Gatherings for 2023.
We look forward to seeing all your beautiful work.
Note: You MUST be pre-registered to participate in the monthly Gatherings. Just "Show-Ups" the day/evening of the Gathering will not be allowed. Sorry!
Those who signed up and are participating in the Gatherings have been contacted via eMail. For those participating and have been contacted, the next in-store session for the Daytime Gathering is: Tuesday, 10:00am - 4:00pm October 17, 2023 at the store's Bernina Studio.
For 2023, the store’s Year-Long Gathering 2023 (3rd Tuesday, Monthly Daytime) is: Pattern Choice: Participants find a pattern that fits their 2023 aims. Some will choose patterns from the book: Quilt Recipes By Jen Kingwell. Some will choose another Jen Kingwell pattern - and, some will find another pattern! A true Participant's Choice Daytime Gatherings for 2023.
Again: Please do NOT show up for the Gathering if you have not been contacted. Sorry!
The Gathering participants purchase, from our store, books or other patterns chosen to be part of the Gatherings and the fabric needed for quilts created during the Gatherings..
The Gathering participant, by joining the Gathering, is making a commitment to make a solid effort at completing the Gathering project for that five-month period.
For the 2023 Daytime Gathering, the yearly fee is $75. The fee is non-refundable once charged.
Gathering participants should have experience in sewing and in making quilts.
Gathering participants, surely, interact. However, the Gathering is not a class, although Sonja will be available to assist during the five-month Gathering session.
The store will not be able to arrange and set-up class machines for use during the Gatherings. Gathering participants should bring to the Gathering what they need for sewing/cutting during the Gathering.
Due to the numerous options / aims / of each Gathering participant, space at the Gathering is limited.
Gathering Participants must be pre-signed up. "Drop in" participants will not be accommodated. Sorry!
Current Month Summaries
2023 Pattern Choice Daytime Tuesdays Gathering
Tuesday Daytime Gathering - September 2023
Nina brought a beautiful AND delicious coffee cake! -- Thank you, Nina. It was the start to a great day; we could see a lot of progress work-wise. Dawn brought her finished quilt: Congratulations to her!!
I look forward to seeing you-all in November.
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