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.
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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 long arm 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.
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Embroidery Module Optional
Embroidery Module Optional
The BERNINA 560 is equipped with a large, bright TFT touchscreen via which you can retrieve your various functions in the blink of an eye. Using the touchscreen you can easily switch between sewing mode and embroidery mode. Large, informative icons ensure that you can readily find the desired function on the BERNINA 560 without having to look too hard. The self-explanatory touchscreen allows for the intuitive operation of the BERNINA 560. Looking through the manual becomes unnecessary, and even seamstresses with very little experience can swiftly switch between various stitches, embroidery designs and patterns, and functions of the BERNINA 560.
Thanks to the individual setting options of the BERNINA 560, stitches can be changed or combined in a variety of ways to produce so that you can come up with the exact result you want. With the intelligent memory function of the BERNINA 560, these individual stitches, embroidery designs, and stitch combinations are can even be saved after powering off the BERNINA 560 and remain available the next time you start up the machine. The generous 8 MB of memory space offers enough capacity for a large number of stitch combinations. Upload your own embroidery patterns using a USB connection. Impressive possibilities offer you the highest possible degree of individuality and encourage your creativity!
With the factory-installed BSR function of the BERNINA 560, upgrading the optional BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR) is possible at any time. The patented BSR is a high-tech presser foot that provides support when sewing freehand. With its recessed transporter, the BSR ensures that the stitch length always remains the exact same length, even if the material is not fed with an even speed. The BSR recognizes deviations and compensates for them so that freehand straight and zigzag stitches are always made with an identical stitch length.
The BERNINA 560 is equipped with the embroidery function as standard and can be enhanced with the embroidery module. 70 embroidery patterns are already integrated into the BERNINA 560's software. Right from the very start, a vast selection of attractive embroidery are patterns for sophisticated embroidery available that you can easily and quickly select using the touchscreen. With this intelligent combination of sewing and embroidery functions on the BERNINA 560, you can design even more versatile sewing projects.
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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
Reverse Pattern Foot #1C is the ideal presser foot for sewing forward and reverse-feed utility and decorative stitches.
Overlock Foot #2A 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.
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.
The BERNINA Freearm Slide-on Table offers greater comfort thanks to an increased sewing area, without affecting free-arm function when sewing.
Extend your sewing surface with the Slide-on Table to support your large projects. Easily remove it when using only the free arm is desired, such as for sewing small tubular projects.
This attractive BERNINA Carrying Bag for Sewing Machines offers plenty of room, and protects your sewing machine and accessories even when traveling.
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.
Zigzag Foot #0 is a versatile all-purpose foot which beautifully handles straight-stitch and zigzag sewing projects as well as decorative projects and embroidery.
The Finger Guard #99 could be added to every foot for safety, which makes the foot ideal for beginners or children.
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.
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.
Embroidery Foot #6 features a wide channel in its sole for sewing appliqués and decorative stitching. There is also a small hole in the center of the foot for couching a narrow 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.
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.
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 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.
Patchwork Foot Sole #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.
Pintuck and Decorative Stitch Foot with Clear Sole #46C makes it easier to sew pintucks, and can also be used for embellishing the finished pintucks.
The Spanish Hemstitch Attachment #47 is ideal for sewing on edgings and fringe, as well as for joining two pieces of fabric together with an heirloom touch.
Three-Sole Walking Foot with Seam Guide #50 is an indispensable aid when sewing difficult fabrics.
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.
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.
Ruffler #86 is specially suited to gathering and pleating fabrics. The density and depth of the pleats can be set.
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 Pintuck Attachment makes it easier to sew full pintucks. This creates a beautiful raised effect.
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.
The PunchWork Stitch Plate is particularly suitable for needle-felting on rotary hook sewing machines.
This hook system was introduced with the model 1630 and found in artista, aurora and original 5 Series models with 9 mm stitch width.
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 Carrying Bag for Embroidery Modules is suitable for both storing and transporting your BERNINA embroidery module along with its accessories.
Standard Adapter Shank #75 permits the easy attachment of accessories for various sewing techniques to preferred sewing machines.
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 Hosiery Darning Hoop enables accurate, effortless darning of hosiery and textiles. The non-slip hoop holds the fabric evenly taut.
Presser Foot for Eyelet Embroidery #92 is a free-motion foot that lets you embroider various-sized eyelets for both decorative and functional purposes.
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
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 BERNINA Sewing Light sheds uninterrupted, bright-as-day light on the sewing area, for shadow-free illumination from three sides.
Serving as an additional thread guide, the Guide Eyelet for Metallic and Silk Thread stops the thread from slipping off the spool during the sewing process.
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 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.
Embroider like a pro:
With an embroidery width of 15 cm and the optional adapter for free-arm embroidery, even closed and tubular sewing projects can be embroidered.
The Small Embroidery Hoop is a whiz at embroidering tubular items such as sleeves or pant legs.
The Medium Embroidery Hoop is a useful tool for the accurate embroidering of medium-sized projects with the BERNINA embroidery machine.
The Large Oval Embroidery Hoop is suitable for both design combinations and extensive embroidery designs. The template makes quick work of accurately positioning the project in the hoop.
The Mega Embroidery Hoop lets you embroider large design combinations and borders without gaps or mismatch.
The B 560 is a genuine all-rounder that can sew, quilt and embroider. It includes cutting-edge features developed by a team of experts in Switzerland.
In the first part of the tutorial get familiar with your new BERNINA 560. We will show you how to prepare the sewing machine and how to use the basic features and the standard accessories for sewing. You will learn how to turn on the machine and plug in the foot control, change a presser foot, wind the bobbin and thread the upper and the lower thread. Insert the free hand system and attach the slide on table. Prepare youself for an unforgettable sewing adventure!
Step by step you will be guided through the menu and instructed how to select one of the many decorative stitches, adjust the length and width of the pattern, use the mirror function and the memory function. As you will see, working with decorative stitches is very easy and rewarding.
In the 3rd video tutorial you will learn that combining lettering and stitches is very easy. See step by step how to combine the letters of the alphabet function with decorative stitches and stitch patterns and have them sewed automatically. Following this tutorial you can label bags, clothes and cushions with individual lettering and funny patterns.
The 4th chapter online tutorial will show you how to sew a buttonhole using the buttonhole foot 3A. In the video you can see how to change size and length of the buttonhole, how to choose the favored style for the buttonhole and how to save your personal buttonhole.
In this tutorial we will show you how to sew on a button with your new BERNINA 560. The button sew-on program is so easy to handle! Step by step you can see how to sew on buttons by using stitch #60 and the optional button sew-on foot #18. You can also use foot #20.
In this online tutorial you will learn to use the setup-program to adjust the screen settings and to return to factory settings if needed. Get important information about oiling your BERNINA sewing machine by using the practical setup-program.
The BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR) ensures total control in your creative endeavours. The revolutionary BSR System makes free-motion quilting a cinch and a sure-fire success. Your stitches remain consistent, whether you sew fast or slow. The BSR can be used in two modes (zig-zag and straight stitch).
Take your first steps with BERNINA embroidery as you learn how to attach the module, thread properly for embroidery tension and hooping requirements for embroidery projects. This basic foundation will start you off on the right foot for future embroideries.
In the 9th part of the new BERNINA 5 Series online videocourse you will learn how to use the embroidery module to embroider a single color design. You will be guided step by step through the embroidery menu and taught how to select options and choose a pattern. Your BERNINA 5 Series sewing machine with embroidery module will then embroider the chosen pattern automatically.
In the 10th and last installment of the 5-series tutorials, learn how to modify embroidery motifs by mirroring vertically and horizontally, use drag and drop placement and rotate a design. Learn how to duplicate, add designs and letters on the B 580. Store or save your creation for later use on all 5-series machines.
The new BERNINA 5 Series
1/10 BERNINA 580 / 570 QE/ 560: getting started and prepared for sewing
2/10 BERNINA 580/ 570 QE/ 560: how to personalize decorative stitches
3/10 BERNINA 580/ 570 QE/ 560: how to combine letters and decorative stitches
4/10 BERNINA 580/ 570 QE/ 560: how to sew a buttonhole
5/10 BERNINA 580/ 570 QE/ 560: how to sew on a button
6/10 BERNINA 580/ 570 QE/ 560: how to use the setup program
7/10 BERNINA 580/ 570 QE / 560: free motion quilting with the BERNINA Stitch Regulator
8/10 BERNINA 580/ 570 QE/ 560: embroidery first steps
9/10 BERNINA 580/ 570 QE/ 560: how to embroider a single colour design
10/10 BERNINA 580/ 570 QE/ 560: embroidery editing and extras
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.
With over 2,000 BERNINA stores worldwide, we’re here to help you with your sewing needs whether it be advice on machines and accessories, embroidery software or servicing your BERNINA.