Did Someone Say SALE?

Hey everyone! As most of you know I’m not at home right now because Luke, Jake, and I are all at the 2023 Bernina University event in Dallas, TX for the week. In case you’re not familiar, Bernina U is a yearly educational conference where Bernina vendors from all over the world gather together to take classes, learn about new product releases, updates, gadgets and any new technology coming out. It’s really a cool event! Today’s big topic of discussion is the new Bernina 790 PRO. This awesome machine is what Bernina is calling the next level of sewing, quilting, and embroidery, and they’re not kidding! It was super fun to be able to play around and explore it as they explained all the bells and whistles. I am honestly impressed. Everything about it is obviously designed for a fast yet quiet, more precise, and joyful sewing experience.

Featuring Bernina’s Pinpoint Laser Technology, their state of the art Automatic Needle Threader, and 4-Point Placement, this machine definitely means business. Plus, this thing is WiFi enabled! It has an app you can use to transfer designs directly from your BERNINA Embroidery Software 9 directly to the machine, or vice versa. Plus, the embroidery process can be monitored on your smartphone remotely in real-time. How cool is that!? It takes a lot to impress me and the 790 PRO definitely has my attention. They are really coming out with some neat technology these days and Bernina really seems to be embracing it, which is why they’re one of the best! That’s one of the reasons why I enjoy this event as much as I do. Every day I get to see something new and exciting which only inspires my creativity more! It’s awesome.

Time sure is flying by this week. Bernina U 2023 will already be over with for another year in just a few short days. I can hardly wrap my mind around the fact that it will be July the next time my feet hit WI soil, but by the looks of the upcoming forecast, the weather is about to make me believe it. Summer is without a doubt in full-swing which means I need to start thinking about my Fourth of July celebrations and what I need to do to get prepared for the big day. I’m certainly in no shortage of red, white, and blue between my studio and my sewing room at home, especially since we’re currently working on several patriotic projects, including samples for my latest fabric line American Gatherings II,” due to arrive at Primitive Gatherings this winter. It seems unfair that we have to wait until the snow flies to see such a summery line, but for me it works out perfectly since I like to work ahead of the holidays. That way I’m finished with festive projects in time to make use of them in my seasonal décor. If you haven’t seen this new line and you love a patriotic theme, you really need to check it out. It consists of a collection of reds, creams, and blues, adorned with stars, states, flags, and other timeless patriotic prints. Take a look!

While we’re on the topic of American Gatherings II,” let me remind you that now through July 12th, 2023 American Gatherings II pre-cuts and quilts kits are on sale! That’s right! For a limited time I’m taking 20% OFF American Gatherings IIpre-cuts and 15% OFF American Gatherings II quilt kits when you pre-order by July 12th, 2023. For an even better deal, you can also take 20% OFF your backing if you purchase it at the same time as your kit!

If you’re anything like me you love anything that shows off your American pride. American Gatherings II is not only patriotic but also timeless with a style that brings you back to nostalgic summer nights of years past. I simply love it, and I know you will too!

Well friends, it’s time to get back to business at Bernina U. The good news is we’re approaching the end of the day which means it’s just about time to hang it up for the evening and get ready for dinner! My eyes are definitely on that prize… I’m looking forward to it! Just a reminder before I go, since I’m out of state this week there will be no CommentSold tomorrow, Tursday, June 29th 2023. Our next CommentSold will be Thursday July 6th at 1:00 p.m. CST. Because I am not there, Jess will be hosting LIVE tomorrow at 11:00 a.m. CST rather than our normal time of 1:00 p.m. CST. Set a reminder now so you don’t forget about the time change, and tune in by clicking the STITCH button below! I’ll do my best to tune in from TX if the timing works out so watch for me in the comments! Take care everyone, and see you soon! ~Lisa

15 responses to “Did Someone Say SALE?”

  1. Bea Ann Hunter Avatar
    Bea Ann Hunter

    Enjoy your last few days in our hot part of the world! I’m north of Dallas and I’m loving the new Bernina pro

  2. Shari Smith Avatar
    Shari Smith

    I will definitely check out this sale. Thanks for all the great deals Lisa.

  3. Coreen Burnett Avatar
    Coreen Burnett

    I love this collection! I already ordered the fat quarter bundle!

  4. Jennifer Nail Avatar
    Jennifer Nail

    Don’t get heatstroke while your here! I went to Alaska for a week and a half and came back to heat advisories. I love where I live though.

  5. Cindy Avatar

    Sounds like the week has been very informative!!! Just an fyi I love red, white and blue fabric lines!!!!

    Enjoy the weekend!!

  6. Diana L Ripley Avatar
    Diana L Ripley

    Have a great time learning lots of fun stuff. Love the new line of American Gatherings II. I still have some of my American Gatherings I and am so happy they will go together!

  7. Tammy Marquardt Avatar
    Tammy Marquardt

    Enjoy your time away and change of scenery!

  8. Sharlene Andoe Avatar

    American Gatherings II is really pretty Lisa! I always like to attend the seminars for learning about the new products coming to a retailer near you soon! I really like to go to the quilt shows and vendor areas and browse the whats new coming soon for ideas or just refresh my sewing skills! I can only imagine how much fun your having with this new sewing machine by Bernina! Looking forward to hearing about all these new things your learning about! Have a great rest of the week! Thank you, Lisa!

  9. Beth Avatar

    Love, love, love your American Gatherings II! Gotta love those Berninas. I sew mainly on my 530 QE!

  10. Jeanne Giebe Avatar
    Jeanne Giebe

    Glad you’re enjoying Bernina University! Safe travels home!

  11. Nancy Black Avatar
    Nancy Black

    Loving the American Gatherings II line! Can’t wait until it’s out!

  12. usairdoll Jodi Avatar
    usairdoll Jodi

    Love American Gatherings ❤️🤍💙
    My Dad retired with the Air Force and my son is currently serving with the USMC. Great fabric to showcase our love of the USA 🇺🇸
    Safe Travels and Happy early 4th of July !

  13. Lenora Avatar

    Enjoy and thanks for the sale!

  14. Gloria Avatar

    Hi. I fell in love with your Regatta Quilt but I can’t find it anywhere on the website. Help please.
    Is it still available?

    1. lisabongean Avatar

      Hi Gloria! Regatta was a project I did at my recent Red, White, and Blue retreat, and it is not available to the public quite yet. We will add it to the website as soon as I get a couple of bugs worked out. Bear with us!

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