BERNINA 780

Superb sewing and embroidery

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BERNINA 780

BERNINA 780

Superb sewing and embroidery

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BERNINA 780 with embroidery module — Create beautiful embroidery

Extended Freearm

Extended Freearm

The BERNINA 7 Series includes a meticulously engineered extended freearm with ten inches / 254 mm of space to right of the needle—plenty of room for big sewing projects. Large designs can also be embroidered on the oversized embroidery area. When needed, the BERNINA 780 can also be upgraded with a diverse selection of accessories.
Endless Embroidery

Endless Embroidery

You can create mirror images, as well as rotate, combine or resize your designs right on the color touch screen. Personalize with decorative stitches or alphabets with embroidery patterns. Preview alternate color options on the touch screen and save them on your machine or on a USB stick. Use Absolute Check for perfect design placement.
The BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR)

The BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR)

The BERNINA 780 is equipped with the BSR function. The BSR foot provides high-speed free-motion stitching assistance with both straight and zigzag stitch options and it comes standard with the machine.
BERNINA Dual Feed

BERNINA Dual Feed

Optimum visibility and superb fabric feed. The innovative BERNINA Dual Feed tames hard-to-manage fabrics. Easy to engage when needed, the BERNINA Dual Feed tucks completely out of the way when it’s not.
Greater Sewing Pleasure

Greater Sewing Pleasure

The 7 Series machines respond to your needs. For example, the presser foot automatically lowers at the start of a seam and lifts again at the end. The machine will even cut the thread for you at the end of your seam or colour change. Also included is a practical extension table with ample space to hold your larger sewing projects.
Total Stitch Control

Total Stitch Control

The BERNINA 780 provides an exclusive level of stitch control. Whether altering the stitch length, stitch width, or needle position—or even creating combinations—the machine will remember the stitch details for you.
Tips and Tricks

Tips and Tricks

User-friendly features and intuitive navigation: the Sewing Consultant and built-in tutorials offer direct onscreen support and answers to your questions any time, day or night.
Large Selection of Stitches and Embroidery Designs

Large Selection of Stitches and Embroidery Designs

The BERNINA 780 offers hundreds of stitches, all of which are clearly categorized and easily accessible. In addition, there are over 130 built-in embroidery designs and 12 alphabets. Your own embroidery designs can also be quickly loaded via a USB connection.
A World Premier: The New BERNINA 9 Hook

A World Premier: The New BERNINA 9 Hook

With the launch of the 7 Series, BERNINA presents a world’s first, the BERNINA 9 Hook (B 9 Hook). Combining the two best hook technologies, the B 9 Hook is patent pending. The new heart of the BERNINA machine features a novel, centrally-placed driver, which allows the B 9 Hook to run steady and quiet. The B 9 Hook sews high-precision stitches up to 9 mm in width with speeds up to a 1,000 stitches per minute. And the bobbin has 80 percent more thread capacity than our standard bobbins allowing you to sew longer without interruption. Finally, the B 9 Hook is made of high-quality materials that allow the thread to run smoothly at consistent tension.
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Kazu Huggler for BERNINA

We are pleased to announce our partnership with Kazu Huggler. Belonging to a new generation of international fashion designers, she lives in Zurich, where she owns her own shop and fashion label, «KAZU». The daughter of a Japanese mother and a Swiss father, she grew up in Japan and Switzerland. Her designs are mostly inspired by traditional Japanese culture.
 
For the launch of the 7 Series, Kazu Huggler created an exclusive dress. She designed the fabric herself and produced it in Switzerland. The design features a crane—a traditional Japanese symbol that stands for luck and longevity. The cut is inspired by the traditional Japanese kimono.

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A World Premiere
The New BERNINA 9 Hook

With the launch of the 7 Series, BERNINA presents a world’s first, the BERNINA 9 Hook (B 9 Hook). Combining the two best hook technologies, the B 9 Hook is patent pending.
 
The new heart of the BERNINA machine features a novel, centrally-placed driver, which allows the B 9 Hook to run steady and quiet. The B 9 Hook sews high-precision stitches up to 9 mm in width with speeds up to a 1,000 stitches per minute. And the bobbin has 80 percent more thread capacity than our standard bobbins, allowing you to sew longer without interruption.

Finally, the B 9 Hook is made of high-quality materials that allow the thread to run smoothly with consistent tension.

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Features & Functions

  • General Features
  • Sewing & Quilting
  • Embroidery
  • Standard accessories for sewing
Hook system B 9
Maximum sewing speed (stitches per minute) 1000
Length of freearm to the right of the needle 10” / 254 mm
Color touchscreen 7” / 18 cm
LED sewing lights 30 LED
Multi-function knobs
Maximum stitch width in mm 9
Maximum stitch length 6
Needle positions 11
Sewing in each needle position
Number of spool holders 2
Semi-automatic needle threader
Automatic thread cutter
Adjustable presser foot pressure
Manual thread cutter 3
BERNINA Dual Feed
Adaptive Thread Tension -
Create and save stitch combinations
Memory (short-term/altered stitches)
Memory (long-term/altered stitches)
BSR enabled, straight stitch and zigzag (separate BSR foot required)
Start/stop button (stitching without foot control)
Slide speed control
Upper thread indicator
Lower thread indicator
USB interface for PC connection
USB interface for USB data stick
Changing stitch settings while sewing
BERNINA foot control with back-kick function
Needle stop up/down
Bobbin winding while sewing/embroidering
On-screen help
Built-in needle threader
Sewing tutorial
Creative consultant
Personal program
History function (most-recently-used stitch patterns)
Setup program
Language selection
Eco mode
Pattern start/end function
Elongation
Security function program
Stitch Designer -
360° directional sewing
Sideways motion feed
Number of stitch patterns (incl. alphabet) total 1306
Connecting stitches
Utility stitches total 32
Buttonholes (incl. eyelet) total 15
Automatic buttonhole length measuring system
Automatic buttonhole
Manual multi-step buttonhole
Button sew-on program
Darning programs 3
Decorative stitches total 460
Decorative sideways motion stitches 91
Quilting stitches total 33
Cross-stitch programs 28
Tapering/skyline stitches 52
Sewing alphabets 8
Monograms (with sideways motion)
Embroidery Module
Maximum embroidery speed (stitches per minute) 1000
Built-in embroidery designs 130
Embroidery alphabets 8
Embroidery design format .EXP
Onscreen editing of designs: mirroring, rotating, scaling
Color Wheel -
Rearrange embroidery designs in combination -
Mega hoop functionality
Maxi hoop functionality
Jumbo hoop functionality
Freearm embroidery
Personal memory for embroidery designs
Standard embroidery hoops** 3 (o,m,s)
Lettering manipulation (wordart)
Importing stitch patterns
Color resequence
Cut jump stitches
Sequence control
Basting
Endless embroidery
Position recall
BERNINA ArtLink embroidery software (downloadable from bernina.com)
Embroidery tutorial
BERNINA DesignWorks Software & Tool compatible
mirroring, rotating, scaling
Drag & Drop
Carrying bag -
Multiple spool holder Opt.
Dust cover
Accessories box / bag

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.

Tutorials

  • The new BERNINA 780 (BERNINA 7 Series)

    New technology for sewing and embroidery that leaves extra room for imagination: the BERNINA 780 combines innovative ideas with a huge amount of space. The extended freearm offers an extra-large work surface for extensive sewing projects. The fast and quiet BERNINA 9 Hook sews high-precision stitches up to 9 mm in width. And the wide selection of embroidery designs are built in for easy editing on the color touch screen. Plus, thanks to the integrated BERNINA Dual Feed, hard-to-manage and fine fabrics can be used so seamlessly that even little daydreams become extraordinary realities.

  • 1/10 BERNINA 780: getting started and prepared

    Sewing pleasure right from the beginning: the BERNINA 780 combines a huge variety of user-friendly features and intuitive navigation to make sewing easier and more comfortable. After a few simple preparations, the BERNINA 780 is ready to carry out your creative projects. This helps to reduce preparation time so you can wholly concentrate on your creative job.

  • 2/10 BERNINA 780: how to personalize and save decorative stitches

    Thanks to the BERNINA 780's intuitive user interface, decorative stitches can be adapted in no time. Choose stitch pattern, fine-tune stitch parameters to your desired values and save your changes -- done. So your settings won't get lost, and soon after switching on your BERNINA 780 next time, you can use them again -- precisely as you have set them.

  • 3/10 BERNINA 780: how to combine lettering and stitches

    Sewing alphabets and stitch patterns can be combined in an amazingly easy way on touchscreen to create your own attractive designs. Thus you are free to create your own individual combinations of patterns which you can adapt to your needs perfectly. And for further use or creating variations, you can store your combination permanently in the BERNINA 780's onboard memory.

  • 4/10 BERNINA 780: how to sew buttonholes and how to sew on buttons

    Sewing buttonholes and sewing on buttons is quickly done with the BERNINA 780. All settings can be made easily on touchscreen. Doing so, you can even find out the right buttonhole size simply by holding the button to the screen. Save your changes and sew your customized buttonholes as often as needed -- there's no easier way to do it!

  • 5/10 BERNINA 780: how to sew with the BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR)

    The BSR foot is a specialist for free-motion stitching with both straight and zigzag stitch patterns and comes standard with the machine. Using the BERNINA stitch regulator, your stitches come out precisely the same length, no matter how fast or slow you are sewing. This means more safety and optimal results for free-motion beginners right from the very first stitch, and more experienced seamstresses and quilters will appreciate the BERNINA 780's outstanding sewing comfort.

  • 6/10 BERNINA 780: how to sew with the BERNINA Dual Feed (BDF)

    The BERNINA 780's highly innovative BERNINA Dual Feed (BDF) transports the fabric both from the upper and lower side. This enables you to create precise seams even on hard-to-manage fabrics or multiple layers of fabric. Dual Feed can be engaged by one touch and tucked away quite as simple when not needed.

  • 7/10 BERNINA 780: getting started with embroidery

    Using the embroidery module and hoop, you transform your BERNINA 780 into a highly versatile tool for creative embroidering. Thanks to useful features such as the positioning aid and the easy-to-operate touchscreen user interface, even beginners gain quick and easy access to a huge variety of professional embroidering functions. With 130 stock embroidery designs, 12 embroidery alphabets and a hands-on onboard tutorial, you will get to impressive results in no time.

  • 8/10 BERNINA 780: embroidery editing and extras

    It's astoundingly easy to create individual embroidery design combinations with the BERNINA 780: Every design can be resized, positioned, duplicated or combined with other motifs and embroidery alphabets freely. Of course, you can also change your motif's colours unrestrictedly. Your own combinations can be stored in the BERNINA 780's onboard memory for further use oder redesigning -- creativity without borders.

  • 9/10 BERNINA 780: endless embroidery & embroidering sewing stitches

    Endless embroidering is a challenge that requires highest accuracy. Using the BERNINA 780, even less experienced embroiderers obtain impressive results quickly. Thanks to the BERNINA 780's elaborate positioning technique and easy menu navigation, motifs can be arranged and aligned with ultimate precision. The results speak for themselves -- professional endless embroideries, convincing even to the most fault-finding embroiderers.

  • 10/10 BERNINA 780: how to clean and oil your sewing machine

    To make maintenance and care as easy as possible, the BERNINA 780 allows quick access to all parts which need cleaning and oiling. Thanks to that, upkeeping can be done in no time with just a minimum of effort to keep your machine ready-to-use. Remember to switch off and unplug your BERNINA 780 before maintenance!

  •  The new BERNINA 780 (BERNINA 7 Series)

    The new BERNINA 780 (BERNINA 7 Series)

  •  1/10 BERNINA 780: getting started and prepared

    1/10 BERNINA 780: getting started and prepared

  •  2/10 BERNINA 780: how to personalize and save decorative stitches

    2/10 BERNINA 780: how to personalize and save decorative stitches

  •  3/10 BERNINA 780: how to combine lettering and stitches

    3/10 BERNINA 780: how to combine lettering and stitches

  •  4/10 BERNINA 780: how to sew buttonholes and how to sew on buttons

    4/10 BERNINA 780: how to sew buttonholes and how to sew on buttons

  •  5/10 BERNINA 780: how to sew with the BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR)

    5/10 BERNINA 780: how to sew with the BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR)

  •  6/10 BERNINA 780: how to sew with the BERNINA Dual Feed (BDF)

    6/10 BERNINA 780: how to sew with the BERNINA Dual Feed (BDF)

  • 7/10 BERNINA 780: getting started with embroidery

    7/10 BERNINA 780: getting started with embroidery

  • 8/10 BERNINA 780: embroidery editing and extras

    8/10 BERNINA 780: embroidery editing and extras

  • 9/10 BERNINA 780: endless embroidery & embroidering sewing stitches

    9/10 BERNINA 780: endless embroidery & embroidering sewing stitches

  • 10/10 BERNINA 780: how to clean and oil your sewing machine

    10/10 BERNINA 780: how to clean and oil your sewing machine

Support for your BERNINA 780

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 780

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.