BERNINA 790 PLUS Anniversary Edition

Finest technology combined with innovation

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BERNINA 790 PLUS Anniversary Edition

Finest technology combined with innovation

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Limited BERNINA 790 PLUS Anniversary Edition: Take home the gold!

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Golden gifts only for you by purchasing a B 790 PLUS Anniversary Edition!

Let the beauty begin!
A lot of space just for you

A lot of space just for you

  • Embroider maxi-sized motifs with ease
  • Comfortably maneuver large projects
  • Designed for the Maxi Hoop
Equipped as standard with a large embroidery module, the B 790 PLUS offers a full 13-inch extended freearm including ten inches of space to the right of the needle.

Quiet & precise sewing

Quiet & precise sewing

  • Ideally suited for decorative stitches
  • Sew & embroider for longer periods of time
  • More time for your creativity
The BERNINA Hook sews high-precision stitches up to 9 mm in width with speeds up to 1,000 stitches per minute. The bobbin holds 70% more thread than standard bobbins.

Love the BERNINA innovations

Love the BERNINA innovations

  • Achieve finest stitching results
  • Stitches are kept consistent
  • Assistance with free-motion sewing
The BERNINA Stitch Regulator is the revolutionary presser foot for effortlessly ensuring consistent stitch length in free-motion sewing of straight or zigzag stitches.

Automatic features are yours!

Automatic features are yours!

  • No manual cutting at the end of a seam
  • Enjoy semi-automatic threading
  • No manual lowering of the presser foot
Thread is cut automatically when you reach the end of a seam or a color change in embroidery. The presser foot lowers automatically at the beginning of a seam.

Sew silk & leather like a pro

Sew silk & leather like a pro

  • Handle special materials with ease
  • Smooth or fine fabrics are evenly fed
  • Optimum visibility while sewing
The innovative BERNINA Dual Feed is easily engaged when needed and tucks completely out of the way when it’s not.

Ask your on-screen support

Ask your on-screen support

  • Ask how much stabilizer you need
  • Find the proper needle and foot
  • Learn more about sewing and embroidery
The Sewing and Embroidery Consultants and the built-in tutorials offer direct on-screen support and answer your questions whenever you need them.

Create your personal stitch

Create your personal stitch

  • Design & create your own stitches
  • Draw your stitch design directly on the screen
  • Convert the design into a stitch pattern
Edit stitches and create your own. The creative possibilities are endless and your stitch library is continuously expanding.

Easy design positioning

Easy design positioning

  • Perfect positioning of your design
  • No need to use the template anymore
  • Perfect results in short times

Use Pinpoint Placement for precise design positioning, even when the fabric is at an angle in the hoop.

Enjoy embroidery at its best

Enjoy embroidery at its best

  • Create endless embroidery designs
  • Achieve beautiful results any time
  • No manual trimming on the top side
Undo/redo lets you undo or redo steps while editing and group/ungroup makes it easy to combine designs to edit them all at the same time.

* This BERNINA presser foot is coated with 24-carat gold. Gold is a soft precious metal, and therefore signs of abrasion can and likely will occur in the ordinary use of this product. The functionality of this product will not be affected by these abrasions. BERNINA MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO THE OVERALL APPEARANCE OF THE PRESSER FOOT, AND DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY RELATED THERETO, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION FOR SIGNS OF ABRASIONS AND ORDINARY WEAR AND TEAR.

Features & Functions

  • Overview
  • Sewing & Quilting
  • Embroidery
  • General Features
  • Stitches
BERNINA 790 PLUS Anniversary Edition

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

Sewing space to the right of the needle 254 mm
Hook system BERNINA Hook
Adjustable Presser Foot Pressure
Tutorial
Maximum stitch width in mm 9
Sideways motion feed
Endless Embroidery
2-Point Placement
Embroider Sewing Stitches

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) 1000
Maximum stitch width in mm 9
Stitch length maximum in mm 6
Needle positions 11
Sideways motion feed
Automatic buttonhole
Manual multi-step buttonhole
Import/Export Stitches via USB

Import/Export Stitches via USB

To import and export sewing stitches via a USB stick.
Memory (short-term/altered stitches)
History function (most-recently-used stitch patterns)
Stitch Designer
Creative consultant
Drag & Drop
Pattern repeat (up to 9) 1-9
Pattern start/end function
Pattern end programmable
Pattern mirroring
Elongation
Reverse sewing
Automatic securing function
Programmable Securing Function
BSR functionality, straight stitch and zigzag
Start/stop button (stitching without foot control)
Pivot / hover function
Monograms (with sideways motion)
Number of stitch patterns (incl. alphabet) total 1352
Sewing alphabets 7/1
Decorative stitches total 505
Button sew-on program
Buttonholes (incl. eyelet) total 15
Utility stitches total 32
Decorative sideways motion stitches 117
Quilting stitches total 34
Tapering/skyline stitches 0/19/30
Darning programs 2
360° directional sewing
Maximum Embroidery Speed (Stitches per minute) 1000

Maximum Embroidery Speed (Stitches per minute)

Enjoy high speed for completing embroidery projects quicker.
Embroidery Area 400x210 mm

Embroidery Area

Large embroidery fields reduce multiple hoopings on a project.
Freearm Embroidery
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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 332
Embroidery Alphabets 23
On-screen Editing of Designs
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On-screen Editing of Designs

Easily and quickly edit embroidery designs directly on the touch screen.
Duplicate/Add Designs
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Duplicate/Add Designs

Increase the number of designs quickly with duplicate. Use + to combine designs and lettering onscreen.
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.
Change Design Size Non-Proportionally

Change Design Size Non-Proportionally

Change the height and width independently. 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.
Endless Embroidery
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Endless Embroidery

Perfect for embroidered borders that are longer than the hoop. Stitched reference marks and on-screen animations ensure precise re-alignment during rehooping.
Color Wheel
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Color Wheel

Quickly change the colorway of your design on-screen to get an impression with other color design. New colors are assigned to the current thread library.
WordArt
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WordArt

Create vertical, horizontal and curved baselines. Adjust letter spacing to create the best look.
Drag and Drop

Drag and Drop

Simple drag and drop allows for easy positioning of embroidery designs.
Absolute Check Design Positioning

Absolute Check Design Positioning

Design placement tool – stitch by stitch. Check individual stitch locations for precise placement on the project from the Edit screen. the needle moves to that location in the hoop.
2-Point Placement
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2-Point Placement

For easy positioning and alignment to place embroidery designs accurately. Rotate and align designs when the project is crooked. Possibility of grid point or free point positioning.
Check Design Size
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Check Design Size

Tool for placing designs. Check the embroidery design size. The center of the pattern can also be displayed.
Group/Ungroup
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Group/Ungroup

Objects can be easily grouped and edited at the same time. Depending on the design, it can be split using the ungroup function in order to edit or delete individual parts.
Rearrange designs
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Rearrange designs

Change the stitching order of designs by changing the order of the layers.
Adjust Stitch Density
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Adjust Stitch Density

Change Stitch Density to complement varied fabric.
Change Stitch Type
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Change Stitch Type

Change a satin stitch to a fill stitch to minimize long satin stitches that may catch.
Change Thread Brand
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Change Thread Brand

Quickly change thread color and/or brand on-screen to suit your project at hand.
Basting
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Basting

Stitch your choice of basting stitches before embroidering. Choose to baste around your design or the inner hoop.
Color Resequence
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Color Resequence

Several identical colors of an embroidery design are combined into one color, thus reducing the number of color changes to a minimum. Saves time.
Stitch Design as Single/Multi-Color
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Stitch Design as Single/Multi-Color

Stitch an entire design in one color without stopping or as a multi-color design.
Personal Memory for Saving Embroidery Designs

Personal Memory for Saving Embroidery Designs

Own combinations, altered embroidery designs or external designs can be stored.
Programmable Jump Stitch Cutting
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Programmable Jump Stitch Cutting

Set any length of jump stitches to be cut and eliminate manual cutting.
Smart Secure

Smart Secure

Missing tie-on/off stitches are added automatically if none were programmed.
Invisible Secure

Invisible Secure

Enhanced tie-on/off stitch formation is completely invisible under design.
Centering the Embroidery Design

Centering the Embroidery Design

Off-center design positioning can be saved to the machine and design position in hoop is imported as set in the BERNINA Embroidery Software.
Thread Away Mode

Thread Away Mode

An automatic, quick movement of the hoop ensures thread tails are transferred to the wrong side of the project. Set on/ off as desired depending on design.
Switch Unit of Measurement

Switch Unit of Measurement

Choose to view embroidery design dimensions and hoop sizes in inches or millimeters.
Creative Consultant Embroidery
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Creative Consultant Embroidery

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

Embroider Sewing Stitches

Increase accuracy by embroidering sewing stitches, including buttonholes. Access sewing stitches from the integrated folder or import altered sewing stitches from sewing. Import and embroider combinations individually, too.
Multi-format Reading

Multi-format Reading

No need to convert. Reads EXP, DST, PES, PEC, JEF, PCS, SEW, XXX.
Embroidery design formats EXP, DST, PES, PEC, JEF, SEW, PCS, XXX
Automatic hoop recognition
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Automatic hoop recognition

The attached hoop is automatically recognized by the embroidery module.
View Stitch-out Time, Thread Colors, Size, Stitches
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View Stitch-out Time, Thread Colors, Size, Stitches

View design details at a glance.
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
Embroidery Module L (SDT) optional
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Embroidery Module L (SDT)

The new BERNINA Smart Drive Technology (SDT) module elevates your embroidery experience with enhanced stitch quality, smoother and quieter movement and up to 55% higher embroidery speed.
Jumbo Hoop Compatibility (limited embroidery field: 400×210 mm, 15.7"×8.3")
Sewing space to the right of the needle 254 mm
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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 127 mm
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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 7” / 18 cm
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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.
Multi-function Knobs
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Multi-function Knobs

Easily accessible knobs for making stitch adjustments before and during sewing in .05 increments for smooth stitch transitions. Used in embroidery for composing and design alterations.
LED Sewing Light 30
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LED Sewing Light

Bright illumination in the needle area and over the freearm. On some machines the brightness is adjustable.
Semi-automatic Needle Threader
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Semi-automatic Needle Threader

Easy threading of the needle.
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.
Total Stitch Control

Total Stitch Control

Permanent or temporary altering of length, width, needle position and other creative functions of all stitches - even while sewing.
BERNINA Adaptive Thread Tension

BERNINA Adaptive Thread Tension

Once the tension is set according to the fabric and thread used, the thread tension is constantly monitored and adjusted automatically, if needed, resulting in the finest stitching.
BERNINA Dual Feed
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BERNINA Dual Feed

BERNINA Dual Feed ensures even feeding of hard-to manage fabrics with beautiful results.
Hook system BERNINA Hook
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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.
Bobbin Winding while Sewing/Embroidering

Bobbin Winding while Sewing/Embroidering

Fast winding of the bobbin, even while sewing.
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.
BERNINA Foot Control
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BERNINA Foot Control

Consistent control and a back-kick function to raise and lower the needle. One single push onto the front sews one stitch, one heel push makes the needle move up or down.
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.
Automatic Presser Foot Lifter

Automatic Presser Foot Lifter

Convenient automatic presser foot lowering and raising. Press the foot control to lower the presser foot, and sewing or embroidering can be started. At the end of the sewing or embroidery process, the foot is raised automatically.
Automatic Thread Cutter
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Automatic Thread Cutter

The upper and lower threads are cut automatically or at the touch of a button. The top thread is carried to the back side of the fabric. Program 2 types of tie-offs.
Adjustable Presser Foot Pressure
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Adjustable Presser Foot Pressure

Adjust the presser foot pressure to eliminate skipped stitches and wavy seams on knits.
Needle Reminder

Needle Reminder

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

Lower Thread Sensor

Warns when the bobbin thread runs low.
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 14 kg
Machine size 522 / 214 / 358 mm
  • Practical stitches

  • Buttonholes

  • Decorative stitches

  • Quilt stitches

Accessories

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

  • Included
  • Compatible
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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.