BERNINA 880 PLUS

BERNINA 880 PLUS

The Ultimate in Sewing, Embroidery and Quilting

  • Exciting new embroidery features
  • Huge space for sewing & embroidery
  • Create your own stitch patterns
  • Quiet, fast & precise
  • Sew & embroider longer

BERNINA 880 PLUS: Highest quality in sewing and embroidery!

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Beautiful embroidery every time

Beautiful embroidery every time

  • Place your design exactly
  • Clean embroidery results on the top
  • Intuitive & very easy to use

The B 880 PLUS is enriched with exciting embroidery features like Pinpoint Placement, Enhanced Editing Functions, Total Embroidery Stitch Control and much more. For further information, see the details.

Automatic features are yours!

Automatic features are yours!

  • Enjoy fully automatic threading
  • Threads are cut at the end of a seam
  • No manual lifting of the presser foot
The feed dog raises and lowers automatically for free-motion stitching when using the BERNINA Stitch Regulator, and for embroidery. The presser foot lowers at the start of a seam and lifts again at the end.

A machine that is fast & quiet

A machine that is fast & quiet

  • Sew & embroider longer at a stretch
  • Easy access to the Jumbo bobbin
  • Fastest sewing & embroidering
The Jumbo Bobbin offers 70 % more thread capacity than standard bobbins and pops in and out with the touch of a finger. Sewing speeds up to 1,200 and embroidery speeds up to 1,000 stitches per minute.

Enjoy maximum space

  • Handle large projects with ease
  • Comfortably create big quilts
  • Designed for the Jumbo Hoop
The extended freearm of the B 880 PLUS offers 12 inches of space to the right of the needle and five inches in height. Therefore you will enjoy a huge sewing and embroidery area.

Love the BERNINA innovations

Love the BERNINA innovations

  • Alterations of stitch details are remembered
  • Handle special materials with ease
  • Stitches are kept consistent to achieve finest results
Total Stitch Control, the BERNINA Dual Feed and the BERNINA Stitch Regulator are features BERNINA developed to guarantee precise stitch quality and results.

Find the perfect stitch for you

Find the perfect stitch for you

  • Select the perfect stitch for your project
  • Choose your favorite design
  • Personalize your project with different font styles
The integrated Stitch Library offers over 1,764 stitches, is clearly categorized and stitches are easily retrieved. Find 12 font styles and 460 high-quality embroidery designs.

Design your personal stitch

Design your personal stitch

  • Design & create your own stitches
  • Simply draw your ideas directly on the screen
  • Convert the design into a stitch pattern

Edit stitches and create your own. The creative possibilities are endless and you can continuously expand your stitch library.

Shape your imagination

Shape your imagination

  • Duplicate embroidery designs with one click
  • Arrange designs in your desired formation
  • Any formation is possible

The integrated Shape Designer offers you functions like duplicating and arranging designs in a circle, square or heart.

Total embroidery stitch control

Total embroidery stitch control

  • No manual trimming on the top side
  • Invisible securing stitches
  • Smart tie-on/off stitches

Threads are automatically pulled down thanks to the Thread Away Mode. The Smart Secure function conveniently adds tie-on/off stitches to a design if none are pre-programmed. And the Invisible Secure makes the tie-on/off formation completely invisible.

Enhanced editing

Enhanced editing

  • Undo & redo steps while editing
  • Group & ungroup designs
  • Rearrange designs

Undo or redo steps while editing or combining designs to return to your initial position. Combine designs to edit all at one time with group. Break apart designs to edit individually with ungroup. The design layer stitch-out sequence can also be customised.

Choose your favorite color

Choose your favorite color

  • Color your design easily
  • Select your personal color scheme
  • Embroider your project in beautiful colors

With the Color Wheel, designs can be changed easily and coordinated to your favorite color scheme before you start embroidering.

Perfect Machine. Perfect Hoop.

Enjoy embroidering with the BERNINA Midi Hoop (Optional Accessory), guaranteeing quick and perfect embroidery performance.

  • Very easy to hoop and unhoop
  • Get full tension on your fabric
  • Waste less stabilizer
  • Ergonomic twist-lock mechanism
  • Size: 10.5 x 6.5 inch, 265 x 165 mm
Overview of Optional Accessories

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
  • Embroidery
  • Sewing & Quilting
  • General Features
  • Stitches
BERNINA 880 PLUS

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

Hook system RL
Maximum sewing speed (stitches per minute) 1200
Sewing space to the right of the needle 305 mm
Fully-automatic needle threader
BERNINA Dual Feed (BDF)
Stitch Designer
360° directional sewing
Maximum Embroidery Area 400x260 mm
Shape-Designer
Pinpoint Placement
Jumbo hoop functionality (embroidery field: 400×260 mm, 15.7”×10.2”)

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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.

Built-in embroidery designs 462
Embroidery alphabets 21
Large Embroidery Module (SDT)

Large Embroidery Module (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.
Maximum Embroidery Speed (Stitches per minute) 1000

Maximum Embroidery Speed (Stitches per minute)

Enjoy high speed for completing embroidery projects quicker.
Maximum Embroidery Area 400x260 mm

Maximum 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.
On-screen Editing of Designs

On-screen Editing of Designs

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

Duplicate/Add Designs

Increase the number of designs quickly with duplicate. Use add to combine designs and lettering onscreen.
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

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.
Shape-Designer

Shape-Designer

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

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.
Pinpoint Placement

Pinpoint Placement

For easy positioning and alignment to place embroidery designs accurately. Rotate and align designs when the project is crooked.
Check Design Size

Check Design Size

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

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

Adjust Stitch Density

Change Stitch Density to complement varied fabric.
Change Stitch Type

Change Stitch Type

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

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

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.

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Stitch Design as Single/Multi-Color

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

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.
Embroidery design formats EXP, DST, PES, PEC, JEF, SEW, PCS, XXX
USB Interface

USB Interface

Enjoy rapid and direct connectivity for design transfer and updates.
View Stitch-out Time, Thread Colors, Size, Stitches

View Stitch-out Time, Thread Colors, Size, Stitches

View design details at a glance.
Stitch Sequence Control

Stitch 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.
Jumbo hoop functionality (embroidery field: 400×260 mm, 15.7”×10.2”)
Maxi hoop functionality (embroidery field: 400×210 mm, 15.7"×8.3")
Mega hoop functionality (embroidery field: 400×150 mm, 15.7"×5.9")
Midi hoop functionality (embroidery field: 265×165 mm, 10.5"×6.5")
Automatic hoop recognition
Cut jump stitches
Thread-up Command
BERNINA ArtLink embroidery software (downloadable from bernina.com)
BERNINA Embroidery Software Compatible
BERNINA PunchWork Tool compatible
Pattern start/end function
Elongation
Stitch length maximum in mm 6
Maximum stitch width in mm 9
Stitch Distortion
Programmable Securing Function
Stitch Designer
Pattern mirroring
360° directional sewing
Free Hand System (FHS)
Sideways motion feed
Number of stitch patterns (incl. alphabet) total 1764
Connecting stitches
Utility stitches total 38
Buttonholes (incl. eyelet) total 19

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Automatic buttonhole length measuring system
Automatic buttonhole
Manual multi-step buttonhole
Button sew-on program
Darning programs 3
Heirloom stitch patterns
Decorative stitches total 630
Decorative sideways motion stitches 109
Floral stitch patterns
Cross-stitch programs
Children/novelty stitch patterns
Sewing alphabets 11
Monograms (with sideways motion)
Reverse sewing
Hook system RL

Hook system

The Hook systems of BERNINA sewing machines are constantly evolving over the years. 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 the 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.
Maximum sewing speed (stitches per minute) 1200
Sewing space to the right of the needle 305 mm
Color touch screen 7” / 18 cm
Drag & Drop
LED sewing lights 30 LED

LED sewing lights

Bright illumination in the needle area and over the free arm. The brightness is adjustable.
Multi-function knobs
Needle positions 11
Sewing in each needle position
Number of spool holders 3
Fully-automatic needle threader
Automatic presser foot lift
Adjustable presser foot pressure
Automatic presser foot pressure
Manual thread cutter 3
Automatic thread cutter
BERNINA Dual Feed (BDF)
Upper thread indicator
Lower thread indicator
BSR functionality, straight stitch and zigzag
BERNINA foot control with back-kick function
Create and save stitch combinations

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Memory (short-term/altered stitches)
Memory (long-term/altered stitches)
Start/stop button (stitching without foot control)
Slide speed control
Bobbin winding while sewing/embroidering
USB interface for PC connection
USB interface for USB data stick
Changing stitch settings while sewing
Needle stop up/down
On-screen help
Creative consultant
Sewing tutorial
Embroidery tutorial
Personal program 4
History function (most-recently-used stitch patterns)
Setup program
Language selection
Alarm clock
Eco mode
Machine weight 16 kg
Machine size 578 / 227 / 360 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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