The BERNINA Free Hand System for extra comfort Offering ambitious sewers and quilters an amazing range of functions, the BERNINA 380 will thrill you with its many innovative features. The 380’s ease of handling makes working with it a genuine pleasure, and allows even beginning sewers to produce precise, high-quality sewing projects. One of its cleverest features is the BERNINA Free Hand System (FHS), which ensures greater efficiency when sewing. Thanks to the BERNINA 380’s FHS knee lever, you can leave your hands on your project while you raise the presser foot and lower the feed-dog. This outstanding functionality is a genuine technical highlight allowing you more control over your fabric, especially when turning your project: your hands remain free to guide the fabric accurately and reliably, thereby preventing accidental slipping of the fabric when the presser foot is raised.