Logos, emblems, script lettering, motifs. This multi-needle embroidery machine embroiders everything you could ever want. Its 16 needles make easy work of any project you throw at it!
BERNINA sewing and embroidery machines or sergers are tailored to your needs. Here, we provide you with an overview of the extensive BERNINA machine range.
With the BERNINA Big Books collection, you can learn more about sewing, quilting, embroidery and accessories, as well as new techniques.
Your helpful reference guides for BERNINA accessories, serging, quilting and embroidery.
The BERNINA Q 24, Q 20 & Q 16 PLUS Longarm Quilting Machines are available on frame in different sizes. You can choose which model and which frame you prefer. Enjoy big quilting art work.
With the BERNINA Q 16, Q 16 PLUS and Q 20 sit-down model free-motion quilting is child's play. The generous longarm depth and height provide ample space for managing your larger quilts. Enjoy big quilting art work even with smaller space.
Teaming up with the innovative BERNINA Q Series machines, Q-matic fulfills your automated quilting needs in just a few simple steps.
BERNINA longarm quilting accessories give you the best quilting experience with your BERNINA longarm quilting machine. Enjoy quilting on the highest level.
The Longarm Advisor will help you to find the Q Longarm system which matches your space requirements and quilting needs best.
Learn to master your BERNINA sewing, quilting and embroidery machine, Overlocker, Q Series, Q-matic, and bernette with helpful workbooks.
Find out when a BERNINA specialist will be in your area.
The Training & Education Team at BERNINA presents a series of diverse posts with the best tips and tricks to help you sewing successfully.
With these tips you will improve your machine embroidery skills.
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The face plate and service panel are designed in an exclusive flowing texture with metallic light amethyst purple background. The "Peacock Flourish" motif is printed with ombre effect in purples and blues.
The BERNINA Special Edition Large Suitcase is specifically built to safely and beautifully take your machine wherever you go. Loads of pockets both inside and out store plenty of accessories perfectly.
The Three-Sole Walking Foot with Seam Guide #50 helps you working with challenging fabrics that tend to move and shift. The foot comes complete with three interchangeable soles, two seam guides and a Screwdriver.
Threads are cut automatically and the needle lifts leaving your hands free to keep on creating as easily and quickly as you like.
The on-screen, there-when-you-need-it, Sewing Consultant helps you find the right settings. Make suggested adjustments quickly with the multi-function knobs.
The extended freearm offers 7 inches right of the needle and allows plenty of room for projects, quilts and all kinds of creativity.
The basic setting can be individually adjusted, ensuring the ideal pressure is always used for whatever fabrics and materials you choose.
The BERNINA Hook keeps the stitches consistent and precise, and fast too, sewing at a maximum speed of 900 stitches per minute.
Discover the B 480 Special Edition and sign up for a test drive. Your local dealer will be happy to assist you and to answer all your questions.
Note:Not all models and accessories are available in all countries. We reserve the right to make changes in both features and design.
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Unleash your creativity with the included accessories and be prepared for any creative challenge with a huge variety of optional accessories
Here you will find an overview of the standard accessories for the BERNINA 480.
Reverse Pattern Foot #1 is the ideal presser foot for sewing forward and reverse-feed utility and decorative stitches.
Overlock Foot #2 lets you neaten seams easily and sew high-quality hems, waistbands and overlock seams on knit fabrics.
Depending on the model, Buttonhole Foot with Slide #3A determines the desired buttonhole length for identical buttonholes either via a sensor or manually.
Thanks to its narrow, centrally positioned toe, Zipper Foot #4 can stitch very close to the zipper coils, allowing it to sew the zipper on neatly.
Blindstitch Foot #5 is designed for sewing blind hems on all fabric thicknesses for a barely-visible finish.
Three-Sole Walking Foot with Seam Guide #50 is an indispensable aid when sewing difficult fabrics.
The BERNINA Freearm Slide-on Table offers greater comfort thanks to an increased sewing area, without affecting free-arm function when sewing.
The Knee lifter/Free-Hand System (FHS) lets you raise the presser foot and lower the feed dog with your knee. Recommended particularly for appliqué or any project requiring pivoting and getting bulky projects under the presser foot easily.
Regular care ensures that your Sewing Machine runs smoothly. This also includes oiling.
The practical Accessory Box can be used to store all Sewing Accessories, such as Presser Feet, Needles and Bobbins. The Accessory Box is supplied without contents.
Note:Not all models and accessories are available in all countries. We reserve the right to make changes in both features and design.
BERNINA has designed a limited 125th Anniversary Foot coming in gold. The Gold-Plated Presser Foot #1 is ideally suited to sewing forward and reverse-feed stitches with its cut-outs in front and back of the needle opening.
The BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR) adapts precisely to your current sewing speed to produce absolutely consistent stitching.
The Finger Guard #99 could be added to every foot for safety, which makes the foot ideal for beginners or children.
Buttonhole Foot #3 is the natural choice for easy sewing of buttonholes with and without cording, and is also ideal for gathering with cord.
Buttonhole Foot #3C is the natural choice for easy sewing of buttonholes with and without cording, and is also ideal for gathering with cord.
Tailor Tack Foot #7 is suitable for marking seams on the fabric. It can also be used for attractive decorative applications such as 3D effects, fringing and fagotting.
Jeans Foot #8 produces neat straight-stitched seams on tough, heavy fabrics such as denim, leather or canvas.
The vertical spring action of Darning Foot #9 prevents the fabric from flagging and produces a neat stitch pattern. This foot is also suitable for free-motion embroidery.
Edgestitch Foot #10 is ideal for topstitching, hemming and embellishing. Its special guide blade helps you sew perfectly straight seams.
Edgestitch Foot #10C is ideal for topstitching, hemming and embellishing. Its special guide blade helps you sew perfectly straight seams.
The special design of the BERNINA Cordonnet Foot #11 enables precise embellishment and topstitching with cordonnet thread as the upper thread.
Bulky Overlock Foot #12 is suitable for sewing knits, as well as for making and attaching piping and cords.
Bulky Overlock Foot #12C is suitable for sewing knits, as well as for making and attaching piping and cords.
Zipper Foot with Guide #14 produces pefectly parallel lines of straight topstitching, and is ideal for the professional insertion of zippers.
With its oval shape and hopper mechanism with vertical spring, Embroidery Foot #15 is the perfect presser foot for all free-motion embroidery and darning projects.
Gathering Foot #16 is a wiz at gathering fabrics. If needed, it can sew a flat piece of fabric to a second piece of fabric while gathering the latter – in a single operation.
Button Sew-On Foot #18 is the perfect tool for easy sewing of buttons, snap fasteners, eyelets and decorations.
Open Embroidery Foot #20 is ideal for decorative stitching with your sewing machine. The indentation in the sole of the presser foot allows it to glide smoothly over dense stitches.
Open Embroidery Foot #20C is ideal for embroidering with your sewing machine. The indentation in the sole of the presser foot allows it to glide smoothly over dense stitches.
Open Embroidery Foot Sole #20 is ideal for decorative stitching with your sewing machine. The indentation in the sole of the presser foot allows it to glide smoothly over dense stitches.
Braiding Foot #21 is ideal for creating stylish couched-cord embellishments with a consistent stitch pattern.
With its grooves and swing-out latch, Cording Foot with 3 Grooves #22 is ideal for the simultaneous couching of several strands of cording or yarns.
Appliqué Foot #23 lets you sew even dense rows of stitches without a hitch – ideal for appliquéing and sewing mini-piping, as well as for traditional sewing techniques.
Free-Motion Embroidery Foot #24 features a spring-loaded mechanism that prevents the fabric from pulling up with the needle (flagging) when embroidering.
Cording Foot with 5 Grooves #25 is ideal for the simultaneous couching of several parallel strands of yarn or wool thread.
Thanks to its special tear-drop shape, Drop-Shaped Embroidery Foot #26 allows you to embroider with the embroidery module and to darn delicate fabrics.
The vertical spring action of Quilting Foot #29 presses the foot firmly to your project, preventing the fabric from flagging and ensuring a neat stitch pattern.
The vertical spring action of Quilting Foot #29C presses the foot firmly to your project, preventing the fabric from flagging and ensuring a neat stitch pattern.
Pintuck Foot with 3 Grooves #30 is used when sewing pintucks with a double needle. The grooves enable you to sew parallel tucks.
Pintuck Foot with 5 Grooves #31 is specially suited to sewing pintucks on medium weight fabrics when using a double needle.
Pintuck Foot with 7 Grooves #32 sews fine pintucks on light and medium weight fabrics and is a practical helper with smocking and entredeux.
Pintuck Foot with 9 Grooves #33 is especially suited to sewing pintucks with a double needle on very delicate fabrics.
Reverse Pattern Foot with Clear Sole #34 affords you a perfect view of the stitching and needle area. The markings on the sole enable you to sew very precisely.
Reverse Pattern Foot with Clear Sole #34C affords you a perfect view of the stitching and needle area. The markings on the sole enable you to sew very precisely.
The diagonal grooves of Invisible Zipper Foot #35 enable you to stitch zippers invisibly into the seams of garments and accessories.
Patchwork Foot #37 features engraved markings for all your ¼” needs. The straight stitch opening is ideal for patchwork and precision sewing.
The right side of Piping Foot #38 is higher than the left side, allowing it to ride more easily over thick layers of fabric and sew mini-piping and trim.
Embroidery Foot with Clear Sole #39 provides a clear view of the stitching area and is an expert in decorative stitch patterns, appliqué, and satin stitching.
Embroidery Foot with Clear Sole #39C provides a clear view of the stitching area and is an expert in decorative stitch patterns, appliqué, and satin stitching.
Free-Motion Couching Foot #43 couches ribbons, braid or cords directly onto the fabric, letting you sew in any direction you wish with the feed dog lowered.
Echo Quilting and CutWork Foot #44C is your expert for quilting and CutWork projects. It’s also the ideal foot for free-motion embroidery and thread painting.
Roller Foot #51 ensures even fabric feed on difficult fabrics. Thanks to its rollers, it glides easily over "sticky" materials.
Thanks to its non-stick coating, Zigzag Foot with Non-Stick Sole #52 glides effortlessly over "sticky" materials such as leather, plastic or vinyl.
Thanks to its non-stick coating, Zigzag Foot with Non-Stick Sole #52C glides effortlessly over "sticky" materials such as leather, plastic or vinyl.
Straight Stitch Foot with Non-Stick Sole #53 makes it easier to sew "sticky" materials, ensuring an even, pucker-free straight-stitch.
Zipper Foot with Non-Stick Sole #54 sews zippers to "sticky" fabrics, producing exactly parallel seams as it does so – thanks to its guide.
Leather Roller Foot #55 rolls over the fabric, enabling neat, even stitching on difficult or "sticky" surfaces.
Open embroidery foot with sliding sole #56 is suitable for appliqués, Richelieu embroidery, or following patterns on "sticky" fabrics.
Patchwork Foot with Guide #57 sews precise straight lines, and is ideally suited for sewing and patchwork projects.
The two 6-mm grooves in the sole of Double Cord Foot #59C enable the simultaneous couching of two parallel cords. This foot is also ideal for sewing piping.
In addition to sewing piping, Double Cord Foot #60C enables the quick, even couching of two parallel strands of cording.
Zigzag Hemmer #61 turns the fabric edge under twice and sews it with a zigzag stitch to produce a narrow, sturdy hem.
The width of the channel in the sole of Straight Stitch Hemmer #62 corresponds to the width of the finished hem, making this presser foot ideal for narrow hems.
Zigzag Hemmer #63 is ideal for sewing double-turned hems on fine fabrics.
With Straight Stitch Hemmer #64 the fabric edge is turned under twice and sewn with a straight-stitch to form a 4 mm wide, compact hem.
By turning the fabric under twice, Zigzag Hemmer #66 enables precise stitching and a sturdy hem in medium weight fabrics.
Roll and Shell Hemmer #68 is suitable for hemming soft fabrics. Its 2-mm guide produces a decorative three-dimensional hem.
Roll and Shell Hemmer #69 is suitable for hemming soft fabrics, such as tricot T-shirts.
Lap Seam Foot #70 enables you to sew precise lapped and flat-felled seams in light and medium weight fabrics, and is also suitable for reversible clothing.
Lap Seam Foot #71 lets you sew up to 6 mm wide flat-felled seams in two steps on jeans and sportswear.
This foot allows you to sew along Plexiglas rulers to create decorative quilt designs such as lines, feathers, circles etc.
Thanks to the slit in the Adjustable Ruler Foot #72S, you can change a sewing foot without having to cut the thread. This allows an easy transition from Rulerwork to other applications.
Free-motion quilting and embroidery with the Adjustable Stippling Foot #73 is pure pleasure. Very detailed quilting of small patterns becomes easier than ever.
The Adjustable Gliding Cup Foot #74 is a cup-shaped foot that aids in quilting around dimensional elements on a quilt. Easily quilt around or over raised and uneven seams and embellishments.
Binder Attachment for Pre-Folded Bias Tape #87 enables you to produce even edge finishes with bias binding.
Binder Attachment for Unfolded Bias Tape #88 makes sewing neat, even edge finishes a cinch.
Binder Foot #95 for Binder Attachment #87 and #88 makes it easier to sew edge finishes with bias binding.
Binder Foot #95C for Binder Attachment #87 and #88 makes it easier to sew edge finishes with bias binding.
The Patchwork Foot #97 is ideal for patchworking and other exact work.
The Couching Inserts were developed specifically for quilting with the Adjustable Ruler Foot #72. These protect the surface from abrasion when quilting with metallic cords or yarns.
These Echo-quilting Clips have been especially developed for quilting with the Adjustable Ruler Foot #72 and Ruler Foot #96.
Presser-foot Set contains special feet for sewing buttonholes and blind hems, for zippers, and for reverse-feed stitching.
The 9mm Stitch Plate with 5.5mm Stitch Hole is ideal for sewing decorative stitches with a width of up to 5.5 mm. It is very useful when working with soft, fine fabrics.
The 5.5mm PunchWork Stitch Plate is suitable for needle-felting with your sewing machine.
BERNINA offers bobbin cases for all its hook systems. Here, you can find the bobbin cases for the BERNINA Hook.
The large Plexiglass extension table increases your work space when sewing large quilts. The fabric feeds like a dream over its smooth surface.
The L Trolley is designed to be solid and lightweight. It is compatible with the BERNINA 2, 3, 4 and 5 Series. The advanced padding system and the high-quality outer material provide a thorough protection for your sewing machine.
The BERNINA Accessory Case is the perfect place to store up to 43 sewing feet and other small accessories. An ideal travel companion for sewing or embroidery machines.
Standard Adapter Shank #75 permits the easy attachment of accessories for various sewing techniques to preferred sewing machines.
Short Adapter Shank #77 is especially suited for attaching presser feet with a short shank.
The Snap On Shank #78 enables you to change snap-on soles in no time flat. Many different snap-on soles fit on this shank.
Circular Embroidery Attachment #83 lets you embellish perfect circles or semicircles of various diameters with utility or decorative stitches as well as lettering.
Eyelet Embroidery Attachment #82 with Foot #92 lets you punch and embroider decorative and functional eyelets.
The Adjustable Guide allows you maintain even spacing between rows of straight or decorative stitching.
The Right and Left Seam Guide is a useful aid for producing straight seams on needlework, home furnishings, and garments.
The Seam Guide with Scale serves as a guide tool, the marked distances on the ruler allowing you to to sew evenly spaced parallel seams
With the help of two plates, the Fabric-feeding Aid for Sewing Buttonholes increases the area of the presser foot, enabling easier feed on difficult fabrics.
The Buttonhole Leveler makes quick work of sewing buttonholes on fabric edges and on fabric layers of different thickness.
The Buttonhole Cutter with Wooden Block requires only slight pressure to cut open finished buttonholes, without damaging beads and bartacks.
The BERNINA Ruler Kits contain five different templates. In combination with the Ruler Foot #96, beautiful, decorative quilting patterns, such as connected wavy lines, are easy to create.
The Thread-lubrication Unit improves the gliding properties of metallic or loosely twisted threads with the aid of Silicone Fluid.
The Magnifying Lens Set consists of a machine mounting bracket and three lenses of different strengths for optimal magnification of the work area.
Designed for sewing machines with a rotary hook, the PunchWork Tool for Rotary-, B9- and BERNINA-hook Machines enables you to needle-felt on wool fabrics and loden.
The USB Stick enables fast and uncomplicated data exchange between the stick computer and the PC. It stores embroidery designs and data up to 16 GB.
The Multiple-spool Holder provides room for several spools of different colors, allowing you to sew and embroider with greater ease and efficiency.
The BERNINA Multiple-spool-holder Extension accommodates additional spools, allowing you to complete your sewing projects quickly and efficiently.
The Touchscreen Pen – ideal for working on the touch screens on BERNINA sewing and embroidery computers. Operate the touch screen by gently tapping it.
The Border Rulers Kit consists of four pieces and is perfect for quilting waves, hearts and oval designs.
The Essential Ruler Kit consists of four pieces and is perfect for quilting squiggly designs, waves and nested circles.
The Curves and Clams Ruler Kit consists of four pieces and is perfect for quilting squiggly designs, clamshells, curves & nested mini ovals.
Threading and getting started sewing with the B 480
Touch screen and functions of the B 480
Patchwork and quilting with the B 480
Sewing buttonholes with the B 480
Sewing decorative stitches and letters with the B 480
Changing and saving stitches with the B 480
Cleaning and oiling the B 480
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.
Your local dealer will be happy to assist you and to answer all your questions.