Bernina Fan Club Home Page

What the BFC List Mom has been doing with her Bernina

 Welcome to the Bernina Fan Club home page. The Bernina Fan Club is a mailing list started by Sue Traudt on November 15th, 1994 right after she got her new Bernina 1630. Pictured on the left is Sue's 1630 complete with clutter.

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Note: This is a very high traffic list.

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Disclaimer - This page and the Bernina Fan Club are in no way associated with the Bernina of America Company outside of being comprised of Bernina Sewing Machines fans.

Bernina Fan Club List Archives

BFC Members Showcase

Sue's Virtual Shopping Trip

Join me on a virtual shopping trip to my favorite Bernina store, Fabric Gallery in Cheshire, Connecticut.

From Backing to Binding

Professional quilt finishing from J. Colleen Fry Segroves /Fancywork Studio Designs

Thread 101

A guide to the confusing world of thread provided to the BFC by Francyne from Georgia

BFC Challenge 1996

A challenge begun on January 1st, 1996 by members of the Bernina Fan Club. The challenge was organized by BFC member, Patches.

Kate's Ideas

The following ideas have been provided to the BFC by Kate Hansen from Kate's Sewing Centre. The different ideas can be used to create a unique vest.

Bernina Lessons Online

In August of 1995, a suggestion was made to hold Bernina lessons on the Bernina Fan Club.

Bernina Fan Club Members' Home Pages

 1630 FAQ

Jean P's Quilts

Betsy B's Home page

Blankies by Helen

Charlene Anderson-Shea

Kate's Sewing Centre

And Other Sewing Related Sites

Bernina 1630 FAQ

Correy Nel's 1630 place

Bernina of America

Nancy's Notions

The Cotton Club

Frostline Kits


Fabric Land

Sewing Today

Tailor & Sewing

Madeira Thread

Thread Fact

Sewing Books FAQ

Lydia's Heirloom Sewing

Mary Lou Nall's web page


Mimu Club - Japanese Cottons


 World Wide Quilting Page