BERNINA 790 PRO

BERNINA 790 PRO

JOY OF PRO

  • BERNINA stitchprecision²
  • BERNINA Pinpoint Laser
  • 4-Point Placement with Morphing
  • BERNINA Stitchout App
  • Customizable Quilt Designs

BERNINA 790 PRO – Next level of sewing, quilting and embroidery

Enriched with exciting new sewing, quilting and embroidery features and the next generation stitchprecision Technology, the B 790 PRO is even more precise and lets you control every stitch to achieve perfect results every time.

PRO Precision!

  • Next generation stitch precision
  • Even faster embroidery
  • Superior stitch quality

The B 790 PRO features the next generation BERNINA stitchprecision Technology that makes your sewing, quilting and embroidery experience quieter, more precise, and joyful. Swiss innovations allow for superior stitch quality and up to 33% higher SDT embroidery speed.

Pinpoint Laser

  • Works in every needle position
  • Indicates the exact needle entry point
  • Next generation precision

Enjoy pinpoint precision by seeing exactly where the needle will enter the fabric in every needle position. The BERNINA Pinpoint Laser marks your start and travel points as you sew and embroider.

Thread the needle automatically

Thread the needle automatically

  • You are ready for sewing in a breeze
  • Simply push a button
  • Watch the machine thread the needle
The Automatic Needle Threader helps you get started with a different thread. From a needle size of 70, the upper thread can be automatically threaded into standard sewing needles and embroidery needles. Conveniently and quickly, every time!
 

Place your designs to suit your project

Place your designs to suit your project

  • Define four points on the fabric
  • Place the design proportionally
  • Or morph to fit within the boundary
With the new 4-Point Placement the positioning of your embroidery or quilting design is extremely easy and precise. This new function allows you to place your designs to precisely suit your project. Simply define four points on the fabric in the hoop and the design is placed proportionally or can be morphed to fit the created boundary.

WiFi Connectivity and BERNINA Stitchout App

WiFi Connectivity and BERNINA Stitchout App

  • Design transfer from/to V9 Software
  • Monitor embroidery process via App
  • Real-time status updates remotely

Since WiFi is enabled on the B 790 PRO, you can transfer designs from your BERNINA Embroidery Software 9 (optional) directly to the machine, or vice versa. And thanks to the new BERNINA Stitchout App, the embroidery process can be monitored on your smartphone remotely. The in-app notifications and real-time status updates will make your embroidery more convenient.

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Customizable Quilt Designs

Customizable Quilt Designs

  • Quilt like a PRO
  • Modify stitches per inch
  • Unlimited scaling
The new Customizable Quilt Designs (.bqm) bring the functionality of professional longarm quilting to your embroidery machine. Unlimited scaling possibilities, the ability to modify the stitches per inch (SPI) and enhanced quilt securing functions enable you to achieve perfect computerized quilting on your embroidery machine.

Create your individual stitch

Create your individual stitch

  • ...with the Stitch Designer
  • Edit existing stitch patterns
  • Easily move the stitch points with the multi-function knobs
Create your own stitches by drawing your ideas right on the touch screen. With a touch or turn on the multi-function knobs, the B 790 PRO turns your design into a stitch pattern or alters existing stitches as you wish. Save your very own stitch creations to expand your stitch library.

A screen beyond imagination

  • Extra large 7" colour touch screen
  • Easy navigation with large symbols
  • Centrally & optimally located

The extra large touch screen allows you to operate the machine comfortably. Get direct tips and tricks or have short built-in tutorials show you important work steps. 

Have a look in the 360-degree viewer
Align designs </br>as you wish

Align designs
as you wish

  • Both horizontally and vertically
  • Center, left, right, top, bottom
  • Align multiple lettering lines
Easily align and distribute embroidery designs horizontally and vertically. Use Multi-line Lettering and Text Alignment to personalize your text placement. With the line break, lettering of up to 10 lines is possible.
 
 

You imagine it. </br> You shape it.

You imagine it.
You shape it.

  • Combine default formations
  • Arrange embroidery patterns
  • Any formation is possible
Multiply designs with one click and arrange them in a desired formation. Whether in a circle, square or heart, with the integrated Shape Designer new and unique embroidery designs emerge.
 

More editing possibilities

More editing possibilities

  • Embroider endlessly
  • Group & ungroup designs
  • Rearrange designs

Undo or redo steps while editing or combining designs to return to your initial position. Change the stitchout sequence of design layers or use Rearrange in combination with Group & Ungroup for further editing possibilities. With the Endless Embroidery function, you can easily repeat and align embroider designs to make continuous borders.

Smart embroidery technology even smarter

  • Perfect becomes superb
  • Another increase in embroidery speed
  • Even better stitch quality

Thanks to the BERNINA stitchprecision2 Technology, the already enhanced BERNINA Embroidery Module with Smart Drive Technology (SDT) is even faster and the stitch quality even more superior.

Love the BERNINA innovations

Love the BERNINA innovations

  • Achieve finest stitching results
  • Stitches are kept consistent
  • Assistance with free-motion sewing
The BERNINA Adaptive Thread Tension provides ideal thread tension for each and every stitch type, in any variation. The included BERNINA Stitch Regulator foot assists you with free-motion sewing and quilting with a straight or zigzag stitch, ensuring stitches of the exact same length even at variable sewing speeds.

Sew any material like a PRO

Sew any material like a PRO

  • Enjoy superb fabric feed
  • Optimum visibility while sewing
  • Easy engaging
The BERNINA Dual Feed tames hard-to-manage fabrics providing superb fabric feed and optimum visibility while you sew. Easy to engage when needed, the BERNINA Dual Feed tucks completely out of the way when it’s not required.
 

Jumbo bobbin

Jumbo bobbin

  • Ideally suited for decorative stitches
  • Sew & embroider for a longer period 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.

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.

Features & Functions

  • Overview
  • Sewing & Quilting
  • Embroidery
  • General Features
  • Stitches
  • Embroidery Designs
BERNINA 790 PRO

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
Automatic Needle Threader
BERNINA Pinpoint Laser
WiFi
BERNINA stitchprecision Technology
Sideways motion feed
Stitch Designer
BSR 3 mode (basting)
Customizable Quilt Designs (.bqm files) 76
4-Point Placement with Morphing
2-Point Placement
Embroidery Module L (SDT)

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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.

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) 1-99
Pattern start/end function
Pattern end programmable
Pattern mirroring
Elongation
Triple Stitch

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Reverse sewing
Automatic securing function
Programmable Securing Function
BSR functionality, straight stitch and zigzag
BSR 3 mode (basting)
Start/stop button (stitching without foot control)
Pivot / hover function
Monograms (with sideways motion)
Number of stitch patterns (incl. alphabet) total 2040
Sewing alphabets 9/1
Decorative stitches total 700
Button sew-on program
Buttonholes (incl. eyelet) total 15
Utility stitches total 38
Decorative sideways motion stitches 139
Quilting stitches total 70
Tapering/skyline stitches 0/28/30
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 500
Embroidery Alphabets 25
Customizable Quilt Designs (.bqm files) 76
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Customizable Quilt Designs

Easily customize quilt designs, with unlimited scaling and setting of stitches per inch.
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.
Align/Distribute embroidery designs
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Align/Distribute embroidery designs

Align embroidery design horizontally or vertically.
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.
Shape Designer
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Shape Designer

Arrange designs including imported stitches into formations such as rectangles, circles, hearts, stars, arcs and more to expand your creativity.
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.
QWERTY Keyboard
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QWERTY Keyboard

Display of the QWERTY keyboard in embroidery mode and in Personal Settings for easy text input.
WordArt
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WordArt

Create vertical, horizontal and curved baselines. Adjust letter spacing to create the best look.
Multi-line Lettering and Align
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Multi-line Lettering and Align

Increase and reduce the distance between the letters, align right, left, middle and change distance between the lines.
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.
4-Point Placement with Morphing
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4-Point Placement with Morphing

The 4-Point Placement function allows you to morph your designs to precisely suit your project. Morph or Fit is available.
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.
Lock Scaling
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Lock Scaling

Prevents the size of the embroidery design from being changed during 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.
Undo/Redo

Undo/Redo

Undo and redo steps when on-screen editing.
Adjust Stitch Density
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Adjust Stitch Density

Change Stitch Density to complement varied fabric.

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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
BQM Format Reading
Adjust Stitches Per Inch (BQM)
Direct Design transfer to/from BERNINA Embroidery Software 9 via WiFi

Direct Design transfer to/from BERNINA Embroidery Software 9 via WiFi

WiFi now connects your machine directly to BERNINA Embroidery Software 9 to transfer embroidery designs.
Embroidery Design Import/Export via USB Interface
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Embroidery Design Import/Export via USB Interface

Enjoy rapid and direct connectivity for design transfer and updates.
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.
BERNINA Stitchout App compatible
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BERNINA Stitchout App compatible

The machine connects with the app allowing you to monitor the status of your embroidery stitchout from any room in your house. The app notifies you when the machine needs your direct attention, like thread color change, thread breakage or when the design is finished.
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)
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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.
Automatic Needle Threader
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Automatic Needle Threader

Easy threading. The needle is threaded fully automatically at the touch of a button.
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.
BERNINA Pinpoint Laser
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BERNINA Pinpoint Laser

Perfect placement for the perfect project. The BERNINA Pinpoint Laser marks your start and travel points as you sew and embroider. Feel the joy of precision and control.
WiFi
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WiFi

WiFi now connects the machine directly to BERNINA Embroidery Software to transfer embroidery designs. Connect your machine to the BERNINA Stitchout App to monitor embroidery progress & thread colors remotely and to receive notifications when attention is needed.
BERNINA stitchprecision Technology
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BERNINA stitchprecision Technology

The next generation BERNINA stitchprecision makes your sewing, quilting and embroidery experience quieter and more precise. Swiss innovations allow for enhanced stitch quality and up to 33% higher SDT embroidery speed.
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.

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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