BERNINA 570 QE

Embroidery Module Optional

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BERNINA 570 QE

Embroidery Module Optional

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BERNINA 570 QE
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BERNINA 570 QE – the all-rounder for sewing and quilting.

Absolute stitch control

Exclusive! Total Stitch Control

The B 570 QE provides an exclusive level of stitch control. Whether altering the stitch length (up to 5 mm), width (up to 5.5 mm) or needle position (up to 11) or even creating custom combinations, you’ll appreciate the convenience of a machine that remembers the stitch details for you.
The B 570 QE is a genuine all-rounder that can sew and quilt. Additionally, the B 570 QE can accept the optional embroidery module. The touchscreen makes changing from sewing to the embroidery mode a breeze. There are 50 embroidery designs to choose from, and you can upload your own embroidery designs via a USB connection. The designs can be edited right on the touchscreen with the Rotate, Mirror, Rescale, and Color Change functions.

Greater Sewing Comfort

Greater Sewing Comfort

Unique to BERNINA, the Free Hand System (FHS) raises and lowers the presser foot while releasing thread tension and lowering the feed dog, leaving your hands free to guide your project. Also included is a practical extension table with ample space to support your larger sewing projects.

Plenty of Room to Expand Your Creativity

Plenty of Room to Expand Your Creativity

The B 570 QE was designed with your sewing future in mind. A variety of special accessories and presser feet are included with the machine. When you are ready to expand your options, you’ll find a broad range of accessories available. Whatever new techniques you want to explore, you’ll find the right accessories to help you to enhance your sewing and quilting skills.

BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR) included

BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR) included

The BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR) is designed to help you master free-motion techniques by keeping stitches consistent at variable sewing speeds. The BSR offers confidence for the beginner and additional insurance for the experienced quilter. The BSR comes standard with the B 570 QE.

More Memory Options

More Memory Options

Let your B 570 QE keep track of the details with multiple memory functions. It remembers the changes you make to the stitches as you use them in your sewing session. It will also remember your favorite stitch settings for each stitch when saved in the long-term memory. For creative applications, you can save up to 70 stitches in a combination.

Extensive Stitch library

Extensive Stitch library

The B 570 QE offers up to 642 utility and decorative stitches, including an automatic buttonhole. Stitches can be selected via the color touchscreen. The user-friendly interface of the B 570 QE allows you to navigate quickly and easily. The modern color touchscreen displays all your settings, and the Creative Consultant offers on-screen help and support.

Features & Functions

  • Overview
  • Sewing & Quilting
  • Embroidery
  • General Features
BERNINA 570 QE

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

Maximum Stitch Width 5.5

Maximum Stitch Width

The variable Stitch Width can be adjusted while sewing. The 9 mm maximum stitch width available on some models expands your design possibilities.

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

Maximum Sewing Speed (stitches per minute) 900

Maximum Sewing Speed (stitches per minute)

High speed with high power.
Maximum Stitch Width 5.5

Maximum Stitch Width

The variable Stitch Width can be adjusted while sewing. The 9 mm maximum stitch width available on some models expands your design possibilities.
Maximum Stitch Length 5

Maximum Stitch Length

The variable Stitch Length provides a smooth transition from length to length and can be adjusted while sewing.
Adjustable Needle Positions 11

Adjustable Needle Positions

Multiple Needle Positions allow for very precise sewing. You can sew most patterns in any needle position.
Security Function for Needle and Stitch Plate
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Security Function for Needle and Stitch Plate

Select respective needle type (single, double, triple, etc.) and stitch plate type. Automatically limits width function respectively. Prevents needle from hitting foot and/or stitch plate, avoiding damage.
Automatic Buttonhole / Length Measuring System
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Automatic Buttonhole / Length Measuring System

Quickly set the length of the One-step Buttonhole. The same buttonhole size can be repeated as often as required. Remains in memory until another stitch is selected.
Manual Multi-step Buttonhole
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Manual Multi-step Buttonhole

The length of the beads is manually determined when sewing. Bartack, eye and securing stitches are preprogrammed. The individual steps can also be selected by scrolling via the arrow icons or by pushing the button «Quick Reverse».
On-Screen Buttonhole Measuring
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On-Screen Buttonhole Measuring

A button can be placed directly in the display. The size of the buttonhole is determined by turning the Mulitfunction knobs.
Adjustable Buttonhole Slit Width
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Adjustable Buttonhole Slit Width

Adjust the spacing of the beads appropriate for thick or heavy fabrics.
Personal Memory

Personal Memory

Record your individually altered stitches for future retrieval. Saved until deleted from the personal program memory.
Import/Export Stitches via USB

Import/Export Stitches via USB

To import and export sewing stitches via a USB stick.
Saving Settings of Stitch Patterns

Saving Settings of Stitch Patterns

Save over the factory default stitch settings to personalize a stitch; remains in effect until you reset to default stitch settings.
Temporary Altered Stitch Memory

Temporary Altered Stitch Memory

Stitch settings are remembered during the sewing session. This saves time when repeating stitches in a project.
Creative Consultant Sewing
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Creative Consultant Sewing

Get reliable support for various applications and fabrics from the integrated Sewing Consultant. Makes suggestions regarding needles, presser foot, stabilizer etc.
Swipe

Swipe

Immediate delete by selecting stitch in combination and sliding to the right or to the left. Great to use when trashcan not visible.
Mirror-image function
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Mirror-image function

Horizontal or vertical mirroring of the stitch expands the design possibilities.
Basting Stitch

Basting Stitch

Baste seams, hems and quilts. Maximize the basting stitch length by engaging the Long Stitch Function (on some models).
Continuous Reverse

Continuous Reverse

Sew backwards at a touch of a button.
Backstepping

Backstepping

The stitch pattern is accurately sewn in reverse stitch by stitch.
Securing Stitch

Securing Stitch

Automatically secures at the start and finish of a task with a short reverse sequence straight stitch.
Programmable Securing Function

Programmable Securing Function

Automatically secures a single pattern or combination by adding some on the spot stitches.
BSR Enabled
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BSR Enabled

Usability of the BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR) on the machine.
Start/Stop Button (stitching without foot control)

Start/Stop Button (stitching without foot control)

As an alternative to the traditional foot control, power the machine using the Start/Stop button and regulate the speed with the Slide Speed Control.
Hopper Mechanism

Hopper Mechanism

The vertical spring presses the sole to the fabric, preventing the material from pulling up with the needle. The result is a neat consistent stitch pattern.
Freearm Sewing
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Freearm Sewing

The slim freearm is perfect for hemming small tubular pieces, such as baby clothes, pant legs, etc.
Total Number of Sewing Stitch Patterns (incl. alphabets) 642
Alphabets / Monograms 5
Decorative Stitches 180
Button Sew-On Program
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Button Sew-On Program

Button Sew-On Foot #18 is the perfect tool for easy sewing of buttons, snap fasteners, eyelets and decorations.
Buttonholes / Eyelets 11
Practical Stitches 29
Balance Setting
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Balance Setting

Balance is used to balance forward and reverse stitches so that the stitch formation can be adjusted where necessary to suit the material.
Maximum Embroidery Speed (Stitches per minute) 680

Maximum Embroidery Speed (Stitches per minute)

Enjoy high speed for completing embroidery projects quicker.
Freearm Embroidery Opt.
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Freearm Embroidery

Easy freearm embroidery with all embroidery hoops without additional tools. For embroidering tubular items such as pant legs, t-shirts, onesies, etc.
Built-in Embroidery Designs 50
Embroidery Alphabets 4
Change Design Size Proportionally

Change Design Size Proportionally

Enlarge or reduce designs proportionally on-screen. Increasing/decreasing in a range of +/- 20% provides the best results. Other ranges should be tested first.
Move, Rotate, and Mirror
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Move, Rotate, and Mirror

Move designs through drag and drop or the multi-function knobs; Rotate in 1 degree increments and mirror image embroidery designs for optimal placement on projects.
Basting
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Basting

Stitch your choice of basting stitches before embroidering. Choose to baste around your design or the inner hoop.
Personal Memory for Saving Embroidery Designs

Personal Memory for Saving Embroidery Designs

Own combinations, altered embroidery designs or external designs can be stored.
Embroidery design formats .EXP
Embroidery Sequence Control
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Embroidery Sequence Control

This function helps to reposition the embroidery position after a thread breakage. You can move forward or backward stitch-by-stitch or in steps of 50.
Position Recall

Position Recall

The last embroidered stitch is always saved so that embroidery can be resumed at exactly the same point in the project in case of a power failure.
Embroidery Module opt.
Sewing space to the right of the needle 7.5”
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Sewing space to the right of the needle

More sewing and embroidery space to the right of the needle offers comfort and more maneuverability when stitching large and small projects.
Workspace Height 4,3"
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Workspace Height

The extra height presents more space for quilts and spacious large projects and makes sewing easier in general.
Centrally Located Color Touch Screen
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Centrally Located Color Touch Screen

Everything at eye level; it is clear and easy to use. Can be used with fingertip or touchpen and offers touch-scroll selection. Display and backround color can be customized and the screen brightness can be set according to your needs.
LED Sewing Light
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LED Sewing Light

Bright illumination in the needle area and over the freearm. On some machines the brightness is adjustable.
Manual Thread Cutters 3
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Manual Thread Cutters

Conveniently positioned thread cutters in the area of the bobbin case, the bobbin winder motor and the needle to cut off thread ends.
Hook system CB
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Hook system

The CB Hook is the traditional BERNINA mechanism that produces the legendary BERNINA stitch quality at 5.5 mm wide.

The BERNINA Rotary Hook offers the same stitch quality at 9 mm stitch width and bobbin thread monitoring.

The innovative BERNINA Hook maintains legendary BERNINA stitch quality at 5.5 mm and 9 mm stitch widths. An easy bobbin case insertion and large capacity bobbin make this ideal.

The M Class BERNINA Rotary Hook for Longarm machines ensures the legendary BERNINA stitch quality, even at high speeds.
Jumbo Bobbin with 70 % more Capacity
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Jumbo Bobbin with 70 % more Capacity

More thread on the bobbin ensures significantly fewer interruptions in sewing, which is particularly helpful for large quilts or when embroidering.
Powerful DC Motor

Powerful DC Motor

Full power at all speeds provides for consistent stitching on multiple layers and heavy fabrics.
Hammer Mode

Hammer Mode

Built-in mechanism that drives the needle to stitch through more than 30 layers of fabric. The needle pulsates through the fabric to form the stitch.
BERNINA Free Hand System (FHS)
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BERNINA Free Hand System (FHS)

Knee operated lever raises the presser foot, lowers the feed dog and releases the thread tension keeping your hands free for guiding the fabric and the height for the fabric passage increases so that even thick layers of fabric can be easily pushed under the presser foot.
Thread-up Command
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Thread-up Command

Push the needle up/down button to lower and raise the needle to bring the bobbin thread to the top of the fabric so the threads can be secured manually. Perfect for quilting and free-standing lace.
Needle Reminder

Needle Reminder

To save the settings for the needle type used.
Upper Thread Sensor

Upper Thread Sensor

Indicates when the upper thread breaks or runs out.
Tutorial
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Tutorial

Access Tutorials for sewing, quilting and embroidery techniques. Also provides information about threading, needles and other including animation videos.
On-screen Help
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On-screen Help

Use the ‘?’ to identify functions and stitches. Built-in animations lead you through processes and provide reminders.
eco Mode

eco Mode

The eco mode saves energy and provides a child safety lock.
Retractable Feed Dog
Slide speed control
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Slide speed control

Regulate the speed with the Slide Speed Control.
Machine weight 33 lb
Machine size 21.9″ / 15″ / 18″

Accessories

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

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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.

Tutorials

  • The new BERNINA 5 Series

    The B 570 Quilter’s Edition is a genuine all-rounder that can sew, quilt and embroider. It includes cutting-edge features developed by a team of experts in Switzerland.

  • 1/10 BERNINA 580 / 570 QE/ 560: getting started and prepared for sewing

    In the first part of the tutorial get familiar with your new BERNINA 570 QE. 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!

  • 2/10 BERNINA 580/ 570 QE/ 560: how to personalize decorative stitches

    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.

  • 3/10 BERNINA 580/ 570 QE/ 560: how to combine letters and decorative stitches

    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.

  • 4/10 BERNINA 580/ 570 QE/ 560: how to sew a buttonhole

    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.

  • 5/10 BERNINA 580/ 570 QE/ 560: how to sew on a button

    In this tutorial we will show you how to sew on a button with your new BERNINA 570 QE. 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.

  • 6/10 BERNINA 580/ 570 QE/ 560: how to use the setup program

    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.

  • 7/10 BERNINA 580/ 570 QE / 560: free motion quilting with the BERNINA Stitch Regulator

    Watch this part of the new BERNINA 530 and 550 QE tutorial to encounter a true BERNINA exclusive: 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).

  • 8/10 BERNINA 580/ 570 QE/ 560: embroidery first steps

    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.

  • 9/10 BERNINA 580/ 570 QE/ 560: how to embroider a single colour design

    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.

  • 10/10 BERNINA 580/ 570 QE/ 560: embroidery editing and extras

    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

    The new BERNINA 5 Series

  • 1/10 BERNINA 580 / 570 QE/ 560: getting started and prepared for sewing

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    8/10 BERNINA 580/ 570 QE/ 560: embroidery first steps

  • 9/10 BERNINA 580/ 570 QE/ 560: how to embroider a single colour design

    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

    10/10 BERNINA 580/ 570 QE/ 560: embroidery editing and extras

Support for your BERNINA 570 QE

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 570 QE (before 2017)

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.