Monthly Archives: June 2016
Quilt Direct, UK Platinum dealer for Bernina Sewing Machines, is celebrating the acquisition of a beautiful Vintage Bernina KL116, shown above. This machine was manufactured about 1934 is still in full working order and very rare, it still has its original light and bobbin winder!
A wonderful companion to the earlier KL114 our Service Engineer is currently fully refurbishing. Here at Quilt Direct we are wondering if anyone else has an even earlier Bernina sewing machine?
Celebrating all things vintage with a special offer for our customers:
15% off our full range of pre-cut fabrics, for orders placed by midnight Sunday 19th June. You will be all set to start creating your own vintage or a more contemporary quilt.
Chloe’s Closet gives us 30s Playtime, and these are included in our special offer:
If “vintage is the new modern” and “everything old is new”, Chloe has the hippest closet in the neighbourhood. Whether these classic 30’s Reproduction prints are mixed with a single solid colour for a timeless vintage look, or mixed with the popular “low volume” prints of modern quilting, the clear colours and whimsical prints of this collection will keep you playing all day.
The Bernina Presser Foot 69 4mm Roll & Shell Hemmer is a narrow hem that allows you to make a roll and shell hem 3-5mm wide, depending on the weight and texture of the fabric
On soft fabrics, this foot produces a shell effect. It is recommended for soft, light to medium weight fabrics.
Bernina Presser Foot 69 is one of the BERNINA hemmer feet no. 61-69 that makes hemming simple, even for beginners.
Buy a Bernina Presser Foot 69V from Quilt Direct
The BERNINA couching foot 43 allows cords with a diameter of 1.5 to 2 millimetres to be freely appliquéd — a versatile and creative tool for a variety of decorations, quilts, household textiles, accessories or items of clothing. The BERNINA couching foot 43 foot allows you to feed cords, ribbons and braid directly under the needle, so that lines and shapes of any sort can be precisely guided and sewn on.
This Bernina video provides a step-by-step guide on how to thread the cord, attach the presser foot and, in a few simple manoeuvres, how to adjust the necessary settings on your BERNINA sewing machine. There are also some useful tips which will make working with the freehand cording foot easier. presser foot allows you to feed cords, ribbons and braid directly under the needle, so that lines and shapes of any sort can be precisely guided and sewn on.
Buy Bernina Couching Foot 43 from Quilt Direct
This is a lavishly illustrated 240 page full colour guide to the exclusive Bernina collection of presser feet.
It includes extensive details of how and when to use the feet and is an invaluable resource for all Bernina owners.
The Big Book of Feet provides an extensive overview of the many different BERNINA presser feet and guides you as to how and where to use them. This book is a handy reference guide with great illustrations of all the many uses of our Bernina Feet to guide you through any sewing project using the correct Presser Feet, Attachments, and Accessories by function and purpose.