BERNINA L 450

BERNINA L 450

Cut, sew, and finish in one step!

  • High-quality stitches
  • Wave-free seams
  • Fast and smooth at any speed
  • Easy and ergonomic threading
  • Well-lighted, large sewing space
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BERNINA L 450 – easy to use

Working with an overlocker means saving time and stitching fast. Sewing projects take shape quickly and with little effort. Innovative features make BERNINA overlockers delightfully easy to use, ensuring professional quality down to the very last stitch. The overlocker is the perfect companion to a sewing machine.

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Micro Thread Control (mtc)

Micro Thread Control (mtc)

  • For consistent high-quality stitches
  • For professional seams
  • Fine-tune the over-edge threads
The patended mtc Micro Thread Control saves you significant time and effort while ensuring consistent high-quality stitches, since you need only set thread tension once – even if you alter the cutting width and fabric thickness!

Ultimate Comfort

Ultimate Comfort

  • Two bright LED lights
  • Tools easily accessible in the looper cover
  • Bin for fabric trimmings or accessory storage
The BERNINA L 450 offers great sewing comfort. The most commonly used accessories are located in the looper cover, neatly arranged and ready to be used. The Cut-offs Bin not only holds the fabric cut-offs, but also serves as foot control storage.

Benefits of the L 450

  • Sews, cuts and finishes seams in one operation for efficiency and with precision
  • Easy and comfortable to handle even for beginners 2-3-4 thread stitch formations provide the mostflexibility in selecting the perfect stitch
  • Professional stitch quality each time
  • Excellent rolled hemming
  • Perfect for stretchy and woven fabrics
  • Ruffles and gathers automatically with differential feed

Precise and Flexible

Precise and Flexible

  • Sew fast and smoothly at any speed
  • Stitch & cut thick fabrics with precision
  • Wave- and pucker-free seams
The L 450 runs smoothly at any sewing speed. It cuts and finishes different thicknesses and types of fabric with ease and high precision. Thanks to the differential feed, you can enjoy wave-free seams in knits and pucker-free seams in fine fabrics.

Easy Threading

Easy Threading

  • With the manual Needle Threader
  • Color-coded threading path
  • Lower looper threader support
The manual Needle Threader allows for easy and ergonomic threading. It is simple to thread the lower looper thanks to the lower looper threader. The color-coded threading path and the handwheel positioning window help you thread quickly. For your convenience, there is a thread cutter on the left cover.

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Features & Functions

  • Overview
  • Technical Specifications
  • Stitch Variations
  • Comfort Features
BERNINA L 450

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

Total number of stitches 16
Lower looper threader
Color-coded threading path
Micro Thread Control (mtc)
Adjustable stitch length while sewing
2 LED sewing lights
Accessories in looper cover
3– 9 mm overlock seam width
5-step presser foot pressure
Sewing speed, stitches per minute 1200

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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.

3– 9 mm overlock seam width
2-step front presser foot lift
5-step presser foot pressure

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Upper knife drive from below
Motor AC
Sewing speed, stitches per minute 1200
Total number of stitches 16
4-thread overlock 1
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4-thread overlock

The 4-thread overlock is a sturdy and strong stitch, most often used for durable and elastic seams in knits and stretchy fabrics.

Suitable for:
  • Fine to medium heavy woven and knitted fabrics
  • Sportswear
  • Apparel
  • Home textiles
  • 3-thread overlock (wide / narrow) 2
    #

    3-thread overlock (wide / narrow)

    The 3-thread overlock is a balanced seam and also ideal for neatening edges, hems and facings, quick-sewn edge finishing and effect seams. It is often used in the garment industry for T-Shirts, children's garments, dessous.

    Suitable for:
  • Strong woven fabrics, pile, furry materials or sturdy knits (wide)
  • Fine to medium heavy woven and knitted fabrics (narrow)
  • Apparel
  • Home textiles
  • 3-thread super-stretch 1
    #

    3-thread super-stretch

    The 3-thread super-stretch stitch creates overlock seams for super stretchy and two-way-stretch fabrics used for gymnastic or swimwear. An especially soft stitch, ideal for dessous and gymnastic wear, is achieved by using a wooly nylon in the looper (and needles).

    Suitable for:
  • Elastic materials
  • Highly elastic sportswear, swimwear
  • Dessous
  • 3-thread flatlock ( wide / narrow) 2
    #

    3-thread flatlock ( wide / narrow)

    The 3-thread flatlock is a flat, only little stretchy seam that is sewn on the right side of the fabric and is especially ideal for creative overlock projects in combination with decorative threads. The wrong side of the stitch is known as "ladder stitch" and also used for decorations or base to weave tape or cord into the stitch.

    Suitable for:
  • Woven and knitted fabrics
  • Patchwork
  • Apparel and sportswear
  • Home textiles
  • Dessous (narrow)
  • 3-thread narrow seam 1
    #

    3-thread narrow seam

    The 3-thread narrow seam is used for fine fabrics or see-through materials like silk, cotton or synthetic fabrics. It can be used for pintucks in heirloom projects and as a decorative fine edge finish, e.g. with two different shades of embroidery thread in the loopers.

    Suitable for:
  • Woven and knitted fabrics
  • Sewing or inserting laces
  • Lightweight outerwear
  • Accessories
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    3-thread rolled hem 1
    #

    3-thread rolled hem

    Attractive and quickly sewn decorative edge finish, for example with two different shades of embroidery thread in the loopers. The rolled hem can also be used for pintucks in heirloom projects.

    Suitable for:
  • Fine woven and knitted fabrics
  • Accessories
  • Lightweight outerwear
  • Home textiles
  • 3-thread picot stitch 1
    #

    3-thread picot stitch

    The 3-thread picot stitch is an attractive and quickly sewn edge for woven fabrics and is also ideal for scarfs or bridal wear, as well as edges on ruffles.

    Suitable for:
  • Fine and light woven and knitted fabrics
  • Accessories
  • Lightweight outerwear
  • Home textiles
  • 2-thread rolled hem 1
    #

    2-thread rolled hem

    Achieve fine edge finishing on hems, ruffles and flounces, ideal for bridal wear, or lingerie. Is often used as lettuce edge finish in knits with differential feed or fishing line.

    Suitable for:
  • Fine and light woven and knitted fabrics
  • Pintucks or lace insertion
  • Linen, foulards, handkerchiefs
  • Lighter outerwear, evening wear
  • Home textiles
  • 2-thread wrapped overlock (wide / narrow) 2
    #

    2-thread wrapped overlock (wide / narrow)

    The 2-thread wrapped overlock is a reversible stitch, ideal for neatening single layers of fabric, seams, hems and facings or as a decorative element with woven or fleecy fabrics or firm knits.

    Suitable for:
  • Medium heavy to heavy woven and knitted fabrics (wide)
  • Light woven and knitted fabrics (narrow)
  • Reversible edgings
  • Neating
  • Decorative finishing on outerwear and home textiles
  • 2-thread overlock (wide / narrow) 2
    #

    2-thread overlock (wide / narrow)

    The 2-thread overlock is ideal for neatening fine single layers of fabric and assures no seam puckering.

    Suitable for:
  • Medium heavy to heavy woven and knitted fabrics (wide)
  • Light to medium heavy woven and knitted fabrics (narrow)
  • Apparel
  • Home textiles
  • 2-thread flatlock (wide / narrow ) 2
    #

    2-thread flatlock (wide / narrow )

    A highly stretchy and flat stitch, often used with decorative threads or wooly nylon for dessous, swimwear and gymnastic wear.

    Suitable for:
  • Woven and knitted fabrics
  • Patchwork
  • Sportswear, swimwear
  • Apparel
  • Dessous (narrow)
  • Rolled hem lever integrated under stitch plate
    Thread tension release when presser foot raised
    Lower looper threader
    Color-coded threading path
    Handwheel position indicator
    Stitch length fine tuning for rolled hem

    Product brochure – All information at a glance

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    Micro Thread Control (mtc)
    Adjustable stitch length while sewing
    Adjustable differential feed while sewing
    2 LED sewing lights
    Accessories in looper cover

    Tutorials

    • BERNINA L 450: Videoanleitung 1/8

      BERNINA overlocker/serger: cut, sew and finish in one step

    • BERNINA L 450: video instructions 2/8

      BERNINA overlocker/serger L 450: first steps, stitching preparation

    • BERNINA L 450: video instructions 3/8

      BERNINA overlocker/serger L 460 / 450: threading and sewing, 4-thread overlock

    • BERNINA L 450: video instructions 4/8

      BERNINA overlocker/serger L 460 / L 450: threading and sewing, 3-thread overlock

    • BERNINA L 450: video instructions 5/8

      BERNINA overlocker/serger L 460 / L 450: threading and sewing, 2-thread overlock

    • BERNINA L 450: video instructions 6/8

      BERNINA overlocker/serger L 460 / L 450: overlocking elasticated materials perfectly

    • BERNINA L 450: video instructions 7/8

      BERNINA overlocker/serger L 460 / L 450: tips and tricks, fine-tuning

    • BERNINA L 450: video instructions 8/8

      BERNINA overlocker/serger L 460 / L 450: care and maintenance

    • BERNINA L 450: Videoanleitung 1/8

      BERNINA L 450: Videoanleitung 1/8

    • BERNINA L 450: video instructions 2/8

      BERNINA L 450: video instructions 2/8

    • BERNINA L 450: video instructions 3/8

      BERNINA L 450: video instructions 3/8

    • BERNINA L 450: video instructions 4/8

      BERNINA L 450: video instructions 4/8

    • BERNINA L 450: video instructions 5/8

      BERNINA L 450: video instructions 5/8

    • BERNINA L 450: video instructions 6/8

      BERNINA L 450: video instructions 6/8

    • BERNINA L 450: video instructions 7/8

      BERNINA L 450: video instructions 7/8

    • BERNINA L 450: video instructions 8/8

      BERNINA L 450: video instructions 8/8

    Support for your BERNINA L 450

    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 L 450

    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.