BERNINA 535

BERNINA 535

Made especially for sewists

  • Perfect stitch quality
  • Powerful, fast & precise sewing
  • Handle big projects with ease
  • Your threads are cut automatically
  • Add an embroidery module if you want

BERNINA 535 - the perfect machine for passionate sewists

Livia Naef & Nelia Puhze, our experts talk about the BERNINA 535

Watch our video and get to know the great features of the B 535. 

Livia & Nelia love the B 535 for these reasons:

Get the right pressure everytime

Get the right pressure everytime

  • Sew any material with ease
  • Increase pressure for thin materials
  • Reduce pressure for thick materials

Ensures that the ideal pressure is always used for the selected stitch. The basic setting can be individually adjusted.

Perfect tension for perfect stitches

Perfect tension for perfect stitches

  • Precise & powerful sewing
  • Just sew without any worries
  • Achieve beautiful stitch results

Thanks to the Adaptive Thread Tension you get optimal thread tension for perfect stitch quality on both sides of the fabric.

More space for creative freedom

More space for creative freedom

  • Realize big projects with ease
  • Enough space for your creations
  • Embroidery module optional

The extended freearm offers 8.5" right of the needle. Therefore you will enjoy a grand sewing area for grand ideas.

Ask your on-screen support

Ask your on-screen support

  • Modern colorful touch screen
  • Easy to use with simple navigation
  • On-screen support when needed

The Sewing Consultant helps you to find the right settings. Adjust suggested alterations quickly with the multifunction-knobs.

Sew quieter, faster, longer, better

Sew quieter, faster, longer, better

  • Sew perfect stitches with 5.5 mm stitch width
  • Jumbo bobbin to sew longer
  • Frontload the bobbin with new thread

The BERNINA Hook keeps the stitches consistent and precise with a maximum speed of 1,000 stitches per minute.

Automatic features save time

Automatic features save time

  • No manual thread cutting
  • Press a button to cut your thread
  • Save time for your creativity

Thanks to the automatic thread cutter your threads are cut automatically and the needle will be lifted afterwards.

"Sailing or sewing - it's all about speed and precision."
When Livia and Nelia are not sailing, they love to tap into their creativity through sewing and embroidering. Because training is hard work, they appreciate the ease-of-use of the B 535 but love the machine’s power and precision to sew on anything from fine fabrics to old sails. Experience the BERNINA 535 difference today!"
Livia Naef & Nelia Puhze, Swiss Sailors and Sewing enthusiasts

Personal advice at your Local BERNINA Store

Over 2,000 BERNINA Stores worldwide offer valuable services to all our customers. Your local BERNINA Store is there to proudly help you, with advice on machines and accessories that best suit your needs, selection of BERNINA Embroidery Software and also in servicing your BERNINA.

Features & Functions

  • Overview
  • General Features
  • Sewing & Quilting
  • Embroidery
  • Stiches
BERNINA 535

Note:
Not all models and accessories are available in all countries. We reserve the right to make changes in both features and design.

Hook system BERNINA Hook
Maximum sewing speed (stitches per minute) 1000
Sewing space to the right of the needle 8.5” / 215 mm
Color touch screen 4.3” / 10 cm
Maximum stitch width in mm 5.5
Adjustable presser foot pressure
Start/stop button (stitching without foot control)
Sewing tutorial

Product brochure - All information at a glance

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Note:
Not all models and accessories are available in all countries. We reserve the right to make changes in both features and design.

Hook system BERNINA Hook
Maximum sewing speed (stitches per minute) 1000
Sewing space to the right of the needle 8.5” / 215 mm
Color touch screen 4.3” / 10 cm
LED sewing lights 12 LED
Multi-function knobs
Maximum stitch width in mm 5.5
Maximum stitch length 6
Needle positions 11
Sewing in each needle position
Number of spool holders 2
Semi-automatic needle threader
Automatic presser foot lift -
Automatic presser foot pressure -
Automatic thread cutter
Pivot / hover function -
Adjustable presser foot pressure
Manual thread cutter 4
BERNINA Dual Feed (BDF) -
Adaptive Thread Tension
Create and save stitch combinations

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Memory (short-term/altered stitches)
Memory (long-term/altered stitches)
BSR enabled, straight stitch and zigzag (separate BSR foot required)
Start/stop button (stitching without foot control)
Slide speed control
Upper thread indicator
Lower thread indicator -
USB interface for PC connection
Changing stitch settings while sewing
BERNINA foot control with back-kick function
Needle stop up/down
Drag & Drop
Bobbin winding while sewing/embroidering
On-screen help
Sewing tutorial
Creative consultant
Setup program
Dust cover
Magnetic Accessory box
Machine weight 11 kg
Machine size 461 / 200 / 327.5 mm 18.1″ / 7.9″ / 12.9″
Pattern start/end function
Triple stitch -
Pattern end programmable -
Elongation -
Programmable Securing Function
Number of stitch patterns (incl. alphabet) total 1048
Utility stitches total 30
Buttonholes (incl. eyelet) total 14
Automatic buttonhole length measuring system

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Automatic buttonhole
Manual multi-step buttonhole
Button sew-on program
Darning programs
Decorative stitches total 300
Quilting stitches total 44
Cross-stitch programs 31
Sewing alphabets 5
Maximum embroidery speed (stitches per minute) 1000
Onscreen editing of designs: positioning, mirroring, rotating, scaling, combining
Pinpoint Placement -
Group/Ungroup -
Color Wheel -
Invisible Secure
Smart Secure
Thread-up Command
Programmable jump stitch cutting
Thread Away Mode -
Embroidery Consultant -
Midi hoop functionality (embroidery field: 265 x 165 mm)

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Mega hoop functionality (embroidery field: 400 x 150 mm)
Freearm embroidery
Personal memory for embroidery designs
Lettering manipulation (WordArt)
Importing stitch patterns -
Color resequence
Sequence control
Basting
Endless embroidery -
Position recall
BERNINA ArtLink embroidery software (downloadable from bernina.com)
Embroidery tutorial
  • Practical stitches

  • Buttonholes

  • Decorative stitches

  • Quilt stitches

Accessories

Unleash your creativity with the included accessories and be prepared for any creative challenge with a huge variety of optional accessories

  • Included
  • Compatible

Note:
Not all models and accessories are available in all countries. We reserve the right to make changes in both features and design.

Tutorials

  • Sewing tutorial: First steps with the B 535

    This video shows you first steps with your BERNINA sewing machine – learn how to attach the sewing foot, wind the thread and use the bobbin, to thread your machine correctly.

  • Sewing tutorial: Screen functions of the B 535

    In this tutorial we take a look at all the areas and functions of your sewing machine’s screen. Learn more about thread tension, change stitches and about the "Help" function.

  • Sewing tutorial: changing and saving stitches with the B 535

    The video tutorial shows how to select a decorative stitch and to mirror a stitch pattern. All changes are stored in the sewing machine for a short time, but can also be stored permanently.

  • Sewing tutorial: decorative stitches on the B 535

    This video tutorial shows how to quickly and easily save and automatically sew any sequence of letters with combined decorative stitches. Learn how to save your input pattern for future use.

  • Sewing tutorial: Buttonholes with the B 535

    This video shows you how to choose from a selection of buttonholes and how to set the buttonhole width and length. You can also save the same buttonhole settings for future use.

  • Sewing tutorial: quilting with the B 535

    Presser foot # 97 is perfectly suited to patchworking. In these video instructions you will see how to attach the presser foot and align the fabric edges correctly.

  • Embroidery tutorial: first steps with the B 535

    Learn how to attach the embroidery module, to remove the stitch plate and to insert a straight stitch plate in its place. The video also shows how to use embroidery files from a USB stick.

  • Embroidery tutorial: editing designs with the B 535

    For particularly creative embroidery, this video shows you how to add letters and other patterns to an existing embroidery pattern.

  • Cleaning and Oiling the B 535

    This video shows you how to clean and oil the B 535 using the example of the BERNINA 4 Series machines.

  • Sewing tutorial: First steps with the B 535

    Sewing tutorial: First steps with the B 535

  • Sewing tutorial: Screen functions of the B 535

    Sewing tutorial: Screen functions of the B 535

  • Sewing tutorial: changing and saving stitches with the B 535

    Sewing tutorial: changing and saving stitches with the B 535

  • Sewing tutorial: decorative stitches on the B 535

    Sewing tutorial: decorative stitches on the B 535

  • Sewing tutorial: Buttonholes with the B 535

    Sewing tutorial: Buttonholes with the B 535

  • Sewing tutorial: quilting with the B 535

    Sewing tutorial: quilting with the B 535

  • Embroidery tutorial: first steps with the B 535

    Embroidery tutorial: first steps with the B 535

  • Embroidery tutorial: editing designs with the B 535

    Embroidery tutorial: editing designs with the B 535

  • Cleaning and Oiling the B 535

    Cleaning and Oiling the B 535

Support for your BERNINA 535

To ensure that you enjoy your BERNINA for as long as possible, we recommend that you read the detailed operating instructions. Further support information and firmware updates can be found on the support page.

Download manual Support page BERNINA 535

Personal advice at your Local BERNINA Store

Over 2,000 BERNINA Stores worldwide offer valuable services to all our customers. Your local BERNINA Store is there to proudly help you, with advice on machines and accessories that best suit your needs, selection of BERNINA Embroidery Software and also in servicing your BERNINA.