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  1. I am contemplating moving to western Washington state but have been looking for quilt shops and Bernina shops and have found very few. INam a quilter and quilt artist but I also own a Bernina...I am looking at areas oWashington outside the Seattle metro area such as the Skagit valley or western sound but am now concerned about the availability of quilting or fiberart guilds or groups or Bernina classes and service and was wondering if you could help me. Thanks you

  2. Thanks for reading, Cheryl! As a charitable organization, we don't endorse any commercial outlets. However, there are excellent Bernina dealerships throughout Western Washington that offer service, whether onsite or through collection and forwarding of machines to an authorized service provider. Try Bernina's store locator to find the one closest to you:

    Also, several SAQA WA members are members of CQA - Contemporary Quilt Art Association, which meets at the Seattle Pacific University Campus on the second Saturday of each month. Learn more about their meetings here: All guests are welcome, and this warm community has ideas and answers for any questions you may have. Happy creating!