BERNINA 880 Sterling Edition

More Machine. More Bling.

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BERNINA 880 Sterling Edition

More Machine. More Bling.

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Special Extras

The only thing limited about the BERNINA 880 Sterling Edition is it’s availability.  The B 880 SE comes with all of the advanced and innovative features of the BERNINA 880, plus a stylish new faceplate and a number of special extras valued at more than $2,600. The extras include an ornamental silver plate for engraving, special accessory and software coupons, and the “It’s a Sterling Life” Embroidery Kit. 

BERNINA 880 Sterling Edition – Bling Comes Standard

Ownership has its Privileges

Ownership has its Privileges

BERNINA 880 Sterling Edition owners receive an exclusive invitation to attend a 3-day Sterling Retreat at BERNINA’s Creative Center in Aurora, Ill. Designed to inspire and educate new owners on the use of the machine, this hands-on experience presented by our BERNINA education team with special guest instructor, Sarah Vedeler (on select dates chose by owner based on availability), teaches machine features such as the Stitch Designer, distortion, shaping and more.
“It’s a Sterling Life” Embroidery Kit

“It’s a Sterling Life” Embroidery Kit

The “It’s a Sterling Life” Embroidery Kit includes: A USB stick with the “It’s a Sterling Life on Berkeley Square” modular quilt and embroidery design collection created for BERNINA by Sarah Vedeler, PaintWork Tool, CutWork Tool, CrystalWork Tool, Needle Punch Tool, Needle Plate for Punch Tool and a Commemorative Holiday Ornament.
Extended Freearm

Extended Freearm

The B 880 Sterling Edition includes a meticulously engineered extended freearm area with a full 12 inches of space to the right of the needle and five inches in height. With this extralarge area, you’ll have the added benefit of a jumbo embroidery field, an extended space to expand your creativity.
Extensive stitch and design library

Extensive stitch and design library

The BERNINA 880 Sterling Edition includes a library of over 1,764 stitches, conveniently stored by category for a wide variety of applications. You’ll find the perfect stitch for every sewing project. Over 400 high-quality embroidery designs, including motifs by well-known designers, and 12 font styles are perfect for personalizing your projects.
Modern color touchscreen

Modern color touchscreen

The seven-inch touchscreen on the BERNINA 880 Sterling Edition offers high-resolution images and brilliant colors. Cutting-edge touchscreen technology lets you choose from a wealth of innovative functions. The BERNINA 880 Sterling Edition offers drag and drop, vertical scrolling and the swipe function for deleting motifs easily. It also features a highly intuitive onscreen operating concept providing numerous personalized settings.
The new Stitch Designer

The new Stitch Designer

The BERNINA 880 Sterling Edition offers hundreds of stitches that are clearly categorized and easily retrieved. With the innovative Stitch Designer you can edit these or create your own stitches. Simply draw your ideas directly on the screen. The BERNINA 880 Sterling Edition converts the design with a click into a stitch pattern. You can also change and save existing stitches. The possibilities are endless and your stitch library is continually expanding.
The new Shape Designer

The new Shape Designer

The Embroidery Shaping function of the BERNINA 880 Sterling Edition offers the option of duplicating embroidery designs with one click and then arranging them in a desired formation. Whether in a circle, square or heart, new and unconventional designs emerge.
The new Color Wheel

The new Color Wheel

With 400 built-in designs and alphabets, embroidery is just a click away. Also, your own motifs can be quickly loaded onto the machine via two USB ports. With the the Color Wheel, designs can be changed easily and coordinated to your favorite color scheme before you start embroidering. This makes it easy to choose the most beautiful colors for your embroidery project.
Distortion

Distortion

The distortion function of the BERNINA 880 Sterling Edition enables the customer to distort the stitch patterns in 0.01 mm steps to the right or to the left as well as forward or backward. You can also combine distorted stitch patterns.
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Endless embroidery options

Mirror image, rotate, combine and resize designs right on the color touch screen. Built-in basting boxes hold difficult to hoop items in place for embroidery. Create arched lettering effects, adjust design density and even bring decorative stitches into embroidery. Automatically color sort complex combinations, preview alternate color options on screen with the help of the Color Wheel, and save to your machine or a USB stick. Wish to stitch out border designs? The Endless Embroidery function will walk you right through the process. Finally, you’ll love Absolute Check for perfect design placement.

Features & Functions

  • General Features
  • Sewing & Quilting
  • Embroidery
  • Standard accessories for sewing
Hook system RL
Maximum sewing speed (stitches per minute) 1200
Length of freearm to the right of the needle 12” / 305 mm
Color touchscreen
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 3
Semi-automatic needle threader
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
Sewing tutorial
Embroidery tutorial -
Creative consultant
Personal program 4
History function (most-recently-used stitch patterns)
Setup program
Language selection
Alarm clock
Eco mode
Pattern start/end function
Elongation
Security function program
Stitch Distortion
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 40
Buttonholes (incl. eyelet) total 20
Automatic buttonhole length measuring system
Automatic buttonhole
Manual multi-step buttonhole
Button sew-on program
Darning programs 3
Heirloom stitch patterns
Floral stitch patterns
Cross-stitch programs
Children/novelty stitch patterns
Sewing alphabets 11
Monograms (with sideways motion)
Reverse sewing
Maximum embroidery speed (stitches per minute) 1000
Built-in embroidery designs 400
Embroidery alphabets 12
Embroidery design format .EXP
Onscreen editing of designs: mirroring, rotating, scaling
Color Wheel
Shape Designer
Mega 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)
BERNINA DesignWorks Software & Tool compatible
mirroring, rotating, scaling
Drag & Drop
Carrying bag -
Multiple spool holder
BERNINA freearm slide-on table
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

  • BERNINA 880 how to thread and get prepared for sewing

  • BERNINA 880 how to edit stitches and use the Distortion function

  • BERNINA 880 how to combine lettering and stitches

  • BERNINA 880 how to use the Stitch Designer function

  • BERNINA 880 how to sew buttonholes and sew on buttons

  • BERNINA 880 how to sew with the BERNINA Stitch Regulator

  • BERNINA 880 how to sew with the BERNINA Dual Feed (BDF)

  • BERNINA 880 how to get started with embroidery

  • BERNINA 880 how to use the Shape Designer function

  • BERNINA 880 how to use the Color Wheel function

  • BERNINA 880 how to edit embroidery designs

  • BERNINA 880 how to do endless embroidery and how to embroider sewing stitches

  • BERNINA 880 how to clean and oil your sewing machine

  • BERNINA 880 first class sewing and embroidering

  • BERNINA 880 how to thread and get prepared for sewing

    BERNINA 880 how to thread and get prepared for sewing

  • BERNINA 880 how to edit stitches and use the Distortion function

    BERNINA 880 how to edit stitches and use the Distortion function

  • BERNINA 880 how to combine lettering and stitches

    BERNINA 880 how to combine lettering and stitches

  • BERNINA 880 how to use the Stitch Designer function

    BERNINA 880 how to use the Stitch Designer function

  • BERNINA 880 how to sew buttonholes and sew on buttons

    BERNINA 880 how to sew buttonholes and sew on buttons

  • BERNINA 880 how to sew with the BERNINA Stitch Regulator

    BERNINA 880 how to sew with the BERNINA Stitch Regulator

  • BERNINA 880 how to sew with the BERNINA Dual Feed (BDF)

    BERNINA 880 how to sew with the BERNINA Dual Feed (BDF)

  • BERNINA 880 how to get started with embroidery

    BERNINA 880 how to get started with embroidery

  • BERNINA 880 how to use the Shape Designer function

    BERNINA 880 how to use the Shape Designer function

  • BERNINA 880 how to use the Color Wheel function

    BERNINA 880 how to use the Color Wheel function

  • BERNINA 880 how to edit embroidery designs

    BERNINA 880 how to edit embroidery designs

  • BERNINA 880 how to do endless embroidery and how to embroider sewing stitches

    BERNINA 880 how to do endless embroidery and how to embroider sewing stitches

  • BERNINA 880 how to clean and oil your sewing machine

    BERNINA 880 how to clean and oil your sewing machine

  • BERNINA 880 first class sewing and embroidering

    BERNINA 880 first class sewing and embroidering

Support for your BERNINA 880 Sterling Edition

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 880

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.