About Bernina Northland

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proudly owned and operated by Sandy and Tim Robinson.

 

Sandy has a life-long passion for sewing, quilting and crafting. She bought her first Bernina sewing machine aged 18 after using her mother’s machine from the age of 5. Sandy’s original 930 features in our Museum! Sandy leads the team and happily shares her expert knowledge about all our Bernina and Bernette machines. She takes many classes, including our popular Bernina, Overlocker and Bernette clubs each month. Machine embroidery and quilting is Sandy’s passion. She is available most days, Monday to Friday and most Saturdays.

Tim is in the store Monday – Friday and most Saturdays. While he will never be a sewist or knitter he knows our products well. After 33 years in the ICT industry he brings a wealth of customer service experience to our store.

Meet Our Wonderful Staff

Nick is out Machine Technician. He services all brands of machines and is the only certificated Bernina and Bernette Technician in Northland. He determines to have your machine working at optimal condition. Nick is at the store Monday to Friday each week.

Amanda has a passion for garment and craft sewing, especially for her daughter. She takes the lead in  organizing contemporary fabrics into collections. Amanda has a wonderful eye for colour, creating original fabric combinations for your sewing project. She also does exquisite hand embroidery. Amanda is in the store Monday – Friday until 2:30 each day

What Our Customers are saying

Adelle Wetere
Adelle Wetere
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Amazing People! Brought my sewing machine back from the dead! Thank you Thank you Thank you!
Lily Leathem
Lily Leathem
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What a fantastic holiday programme! My daughter had a great time & can't wait to start sewing more at home Sandy, you and your team are wonderful THANK YOU!
Jan Hansen
Jan Hansen
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A truly fabulous shop with friendly staff and an awesome collection of every thing sewing. A must to visit.
Tabitha Kaiser
Tabitha Kaiser
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Bernina Northland is one of my favourite places to go. I go there for everything sewing. Their prices are the same or better than Spotlight so why not support Northland business? The staff are full of knowledge and love what they do. Bernina Northland Sewing Centre ROCKS!
Jacqueline Howarth
Jacqueline Howarth
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Great friendly professional service. Sandy quilted two quilts for me when I went overseas in March and everybody who saw them - and there were heaps of people - raved about the quilting. Thank you sandy
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