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BERNINA presser feet

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BERNINA presser feet stand for precision and stability. They are easy to change and
BERNINA has a suitable presser foot for every application. The sewing feet
are divided into two types with different shank openings:

BERNINA 2-point shank opening

For all models in category A of the accessories catalogue, presser feet with the 2-point shank opening are used.

For all the remaining models in categories B to H of the accessories catalogue, presser feet with the closed shank opening are used.

The presser feet with closed shank opening are divided into various types:

For example, the Reverse pattern foot # 1 / 1C / 1D for attractive decorative sewing

Reverse pattern foot #1

  • This presser feet are identified by foot numbers.
  • For BERNINA sewing and embroidery machines with a maximum stitch width of 5.5 mm.
     

Reverse pattern foot  # 1C

  • The letter "C" stands for coded presser foot and refers to the
    sensor that specifies the stitch width to the sewing machine.
  • For BERNINA sewing and embroidery machines with a maximum stitch width of 9 mm.
  • The soles are longer and wider than on the 5.5 mm presser foot.

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  • The letter "D" stands for Dual Feed. D presser feet are used with the
    BERNINA Dual Feed system. The sole therefore has a recess at the back for the Dual Feed.
  • For BERNINA sewing and embroidery machines with a maximum stitch width of 9 mm.
  • The sole is reinforced with 2 shanks.

Additional distinguishing features of buttonhole feet

Buttonhole feet 3a

  • The letter "A" stands for automatic sewing of the buttonhole.
  • For BERNINA sewing and embroidery machines with a maximum stitch width of 5.5 mm.
  • Variable buttonhole length up to max. 30 mm.
  • The machine measures the length of the buttonhole [mm] via the sensor and completes it automatically.  

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  • The letter "B" stands for semi-automatic sewing of the buttonhole.
  • For BERNINA sewing and embroidery machines with a maximum stitch width of 5.5 mm.
  • Variable buttonhole length up to max. 30 mm.
  • The machine measures the length of the buttonhole [number of stitches] and completes the buttonhole in stages.