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About us

We were the sewing shop on Colombo Street for quite sometime but love our new location!

Bernina Christchurch Sewing Centre formerly known as Bernina Dress Sundries has been operating for over 40 years in Christchurch. We specialize in the sales and servicing of Bernina and Bernette sewing machines and overlockers.

We cater to all your sewing needs with our huge range of quality products. We have an extensive colour selection of patchwork fabric, threads, buttons, zips, and trims.

With hundreds of Quilting/Patchwork fabrics to choose from and an amazing array of quilting supplies – We are your one-stop quilting shop!

We are also thrilled to announce we now offer Long-Arm Edge to Edge (Pantograph) Quilting Sevices In-store on our Bernina Q24 with Q-Matic.

We are centrally located in the city centre for your convenience with our own customer car park at the front door.

We have a Bernina-trained technician onsite who services and repairs most makes and models of Sewing Machines and Overlockers.

Top-notch support

We have the best backup support offering FREE lessons with any new machine purchased.

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Machine Servicing & Repairs

We have our technician on-site to service and repair all makes and models of machines.