BERNINA 560

Be creative in comfort

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BERNINA 560

Be creative in comfort

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BERNINA 560E – a multi-talented all-rounder for sewing, embroidery, and quilting

Large range of stitches, embroidery designs, and functions

Large range of stitches, embroidery designs, and functions

Whatever you want to sew or embellish, the BERNINA 560E  has a varied range of stitches on offer. With a total of 676 stitches, of which 160 are embroidery stitches, you have a generous selection from which to choose. All stitches can be sewn with a stitch width of up to 9 mm, which is very practical in particular for decorations. In addition, it offers 5 alphabets that can be sewn as well as embroidered. The 70 embroidery patterns can be retrieved in a separate embroidery mode and adjusted using the touchscreen: turning, rotating, mirroring, sizing and other changes are achieved quickly thanks to the intuitive ease of use. Your individually adjusted stitches and embroidery designs are easily and permanently saved using the memory function.

The B 560 comes with a slide-on table and an accessories box

The B 560E comes with a slide-on table and an accessories box

The slide-on table, with its practical click lock, offers ample work surface for a variety of sewing projects and allows a little more comfort when sewing. All sewing tools, such as presser feet, needles, and bobbins, can be stored in the convenient accessories box. There is even room for large presser feet, such as the buttonhole foot. The brackets for the feet are adjustable. The drawers also provide plenty of space for easy storage of tools and small sewing paraphernalia. The accessories box with retractable stand feet is positioned securely on your sewing table with the retractable stand feet. The transparent doors provide a clear overview of all your sewing tools.  

Embroidery module optional

Embroidery module optional

The BERNINA 560 is equipped with the embroidery function as standard and can be enhanced with the embroidery module. 70 embroidery patterns are already integrated into the BERNINA 560's software. Right from the very start, a vast selection of attractive embroidery are patterns for sophisticated embroidery available that you can easily and quickly select using the touchscreen. With this intelligent combination of sewing and embroidery functions on the BERNINA 560, you can design even more versatile sewing projects.
Memory function for your creative ideas

Memory function for your creative ideas

Thanks to the individual setting options of the BERNINA 560, stitches can be changed or combined in a variety of ways to produce so that you can come up with the exact result you want. With the intelligent memory function of the BERNINA 560, these individual stitches, embroidery designs, and stitch combinations are can even be saved after powering off the BERNINA 560 and remain available the next time you start up the machine. The generous 8 MB of memory space offers enough capacity for a large number of stitch combinations. Upload your own embroidery patterns using a USB connection. Impressive possibilities offer you the highest possible degree of individuality and encourage your creativity!
BERNINA stitch regulator function included

BERNINA stitch regulator function included

With the factory-installed BSR function of the BERNINA 560, upgrading the optional BERNINA stitch regulator (BSR) is possible at any time. The patented BSR is a high-tech presser foot that provides support when sewing freehand. With its recessed transporter, the BSR ensures that the stitch length always remains the exact same length, even if the material is not fed with an even speed. The BSR recognizes deviations and compensates for them so that freehand straight and zigzag stitches are always made with an identical stitch length.
Intuitive operation using a modern touchscreen

Intuitive operation using a modern touchscreen

The BERNINA 560 is equipped with a large, bright TFT touchscreen via which you can retrieve your various functions in the blink of an eye. Using the touchscreen you can easily switch between sewing mode and embroidery mode. Large, informative icons ensure that you can readily find the desired function on the BERNINA 560 without having to look too hard. The self-explanatory touchscreen allows for the intuitive operation of the BERNINA 560. Looking through the manual becomes unnecessary, and even seamstresses with very little experience can swiftly switch between various stitches, embroidery designs and patterns, and functions of the BERNINA 560.
Vom Nähen zum Sticken mit einem Klick

From sewing to embroidering with one click

The BERNINA 560E is equipped with the embroidery function as standard. 70 embroidery patterns are already integrated into the BERNINA 560E's software. Right from the very start, there is a vast selection of attractive embroidery patterns for sophisticated embroidery available that you can easily and quickly select using the touchscreen.  With this intelligent combination of sewing and embroidery functions on the BERNINA 560E, you can design even more versatile sewing projects.

Features & Functions

  • General Features
  • Sewing & Quilting
  • Embroidery
  • Standard accessories for sewing
Hook system RL
Maximum sewing speed (stitches per minute) 1000
Length of freearm to the right of the needle 7.5” / 190 mm
Color touchscreen
LED sewing lights LED
Multi-function knobs
Maximum stitch width in mm 9
Maximum stitch length 5
Needle positions 11
Sewing in each needle position
Number of spool holders 2
Automatic thread cutter
Adjustable presser foot pressure
Manual thread cutter 3
BERNINA Dual Feed -
Create and save stitch combinations
Fully-automatic needle threader
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
Embroidery tutorial
Creative consultant
Personal program
History function (most-recently-used stitch patterns) -
Setup program
Language selection
Alarm clock -
Eco mode
BERNINA freearm slide-on table
Accessories box / bag
Pattern start/end function
Elongation -
Security function program
Pattern mirroring
360° directional sewing -
Free Hand System (FHS)
Sideways motion feed -
Number of stitch patterns (incl. alphabet) total 700
Connecting stitches -
Utility stitches total 29
Buttonholes (incl. eyelet) total 11
Automatic buttonhole length measuring system
Automatic buttonhole
Manual multi-step buttonhole
Button sew-on program
Darning programs 3
Decorative stitches total 184
Decorative sideways motion stitches -
Quilting stitches total 24
Cross-stitch programs 16
Tapering/skyline stitches -
Sewing alphabets 5
Monograms (with sideways motion) -
Reverse sewing
Embroidery Module opt.
Maximum embroidery speed (stitches per minute) 680
Built-in embroidery designs 70
Embroidery alphabets 4
Embroidery design format .EXP
Onscreen editing of designs: mirroring, rotating, scaling
Mega hoop functionality
Jumbo hoop functionality -
Freearm embroidery Opt.
Combine patterns -
Personal memory for embroidery designs
Standard embroidery hoops** 2 (o,m)
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)
mirroring, rotating, scaling
Drag & Drop
Dust cover -

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

Support for your BERNINA 560E

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 560

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.