Quilt Direct are pleased to introduce our fabulous new Bernina Studio.

Demonstration Area – a range of machines for you to try before you buy

Long Arm Rental Need to finish a large quilt? Hire by the hour

Training Room – One to one training from Katherine

Care Centre –  Rick the ‘Bernina Doctor’ offers specialist servicing and repair

Self-catering Accommodation – Stay in this charming cottage when you visit the Bernina Studio


Demonstration Area

  • Full range of Bernina machines for you to try before you buy
  • Expert help to ensure you get the best machine for your needs
  • Bespoke training tailored to your requirements


Bernina Q20 Long Arm Hire

Need to finish a large quilt?  Hire our Bernina Q20 Long Arm by the hour. Tuition and set up provided. Spend a couple of days in this idyllic setting while you catch up with large projects.


Training Room

  • Katherine Letherby is passionate about machine sewing loves sharing her extensive knowledge.
  • One to one sessions in the delightful Studio, tailored to meet your exact requirements
  • Katherine’s previous sewers have commented on her ‘skill and patience;’ and refer to their visits as a ‘fun retreat with welcoming people’


Care Centre

  • Rick, the Bernina Doctor is a certified Bernina specialist and only services Bernina sewing machines
  • He can advise how to keep your machine in tip top condition
  • Rick offers a range of services with a full report and a reminder of when your next service is due
  • Full in-depth cleaning and lubrication, inside and out.
  • Adjusts to Bernina specifications using specialised Bernina tools


Self-catering Accommodation

Think the edge of Dartmoor is a bit far to come for any of the services offered by Bernina Studio? Well, there’s a lovely little cottage available to rent right next door to the Studio.

  • Private cottage with lounge and  conservatory, own garden and  access to fields
  • One double and one twin bedroom with countryside views
  • Bath with shower over and a downstairs cloakroom
  • Wonderful walks and country pubs close by. The award-winning market town of Tavistock is just 5 miles away.
  • Have your Bernina serviced or have some tuition while you stay, or just enjoy the tranquil setting
  • Competitive rates for short breaks or holidays

The Bernina Studio facilities and cottage are available by appointment only. Call Quilt Direct to arrange your visit.

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