Bernina sewing machine reviews (Top 8)

The main strategy of BERNINA is the production of the best sample. This strategy lasts more than a hundred years. Each Bernina sewing machine clearly demonstrates why sewing machines from Switzerland enjoy an excellent reputation: tradition and precision in aesthetic perfection. Let’s look at the best models of Bernina sewing machines.

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Bernina Bernette Chicago 7

The sewing and embroidery complex of the Swiss manufacturer Bernina has excellent reliability and high quality of sewing, embroidery, and quilting.

The sewing-embroidery machine is built on a metal frame and has mechanisms of Swiss origin, which are assembled at the factory with high accuracy according to European quality standards.

Bernina Bernette Chicago 7 has in its arsenal more than 200 sewing programs and 100 built-in embroidery designs, and there is also the possibility to make exclusive embroideries with USB. A lot of modern options, a large area of embroidery, excellent functionality, and innovative functions, will allow you to perform even the most complex sewing projects.

Improved shuttle system with a drop-in system

Deftly and quickly, the bobbin for the lower thread is embedded in the bobbin holder. Marking with arrows on the hook grip pin provides accurate and simple threading. The movable cover of the shuttle helps to prepare quickly for sewing.

LCD monitor and stepless speed controller

After selecting a stitch pattern, it is displayed on the liquid crystal display with the recommended basic settings. With the speed controller, you can steplessly set the desired speed. The electronic motor control provides a great piercing force with a needle.

Infinitely adjustable stitch width

It makes it possible to accurately perform even unusual work, for example, gradually narrow or expand the line.

One-button loop

As by magic, you get magnificent loops matching the size of the buttons.

Needle stopping at the top/bottom

The needle automatically stops at the top or bottom, depending on the preset.

Thread cutter

One thread cutter on the front cover, and the other – built-in to the left of the needle plate, provide a particularly convenient cut-off thread.

Sleeve platform

When removing the side table, a sleeve platform becomes available. It allows you to sew unhindered sleeves and other closed textile products.

Lowering the conveyor

For darning, free-running stitching and free embroidery, you can simply lower the conveyor

Features Bernina Bernette Chicago 7:

  1. 200 sewing programs.
  2. 2 alphabets in sewing mode.
  3. 10 kinds of automatic loops.
  4. 100 built-in embroidery designs.
  5. 1 embroidery alphabet.
  6. Rotating function.
  7. Mirror reflection.
  8. Embroidery scaling.
  9. Adding other embroidery designs with USB.
  10. Support for image file formats – .EXP and .EXP +.
  11. The maximum size of the embroidery is 110 x 170 mm.
  12. The system of upper and lower thread sensor systems.
  13. Positioning of the first stitch, especially convenient for embroidering curbs.
  14. Compatible with BERNINA CutWork software.
  15. Electronic adjustment of stitch parameters Maximum stitch length up to 5 mm.
  16. Maximum stitch width up to 7 mm.
  17. Horizontal shuttle.
  18. Adjusting the tension of the upper thread.
  19. Bobbin auto winding system.
  20. Sewing and embroidery function without pedal (Start/stop).
  21. Reverse (sewing reverse).
  22. Stitching the stitch.
  23. Needle positioning.
  24. Built-in needle threader.
  25. Display with information about the current stitch/embroidery parameters.
  26. Quick Selection Bar for Basic Operations.
  27. Bright LED illumination of the sewing area.
  28. Sewing advisor.
  29. Removable sleeve arm.

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Bernina B560

The multifunctional sewing machine Bernina B 560 gives you complete freedom of expression in creativity. With its help, you can sew, embroider (including in the technique of Richelieu), create quilting products with an amazing level of skill.

High accuracy of settings for any of the 676 operations is guaranteed by the latest technology used by the Swiss brand. Instant adjustment of parameters provides an accessible menu for intuitive understanding, which is displayed on the LCD touchscreen. With one touch, you switch between different modes of operation, select the desired line or embroidery motif. An even greater variety of elements is created by the preservation in the memory of Bernina’s sewing machine author’s designs. Thanks to this, the possibilities of decoration become truly limitless.

By installing the appropriate presser foot and needle, selecting the optimal type of stitching, you can equally easily sew thin or heavyweight sewing machine on a Bernina B 560. The consultant option will tell you the correct actions. It will not give a mistake, displaying the optimal option on the screen.

Additional comfort is created by the embroidery frame, embroidery unit, side table, knee lifter. All small accessories are placed in a convenient plastic organizer, providing a free view.

Unleash your creativity with the universal sewing machine Bernina B 560! This technical novelty of the famous Swiss brand deserves your very close attention.

  1. Type of shuttle – vertical rotary.
  2. The number of operations is 700.
  3. Performing the loop is automatic.
  4. Number of loops – 11.
  5. The needle threader.
  6. The maximum stitch length, mm – 5.
  7. Maximum stitch width, mm – 9
  8. Maximum height of the presser foot, mm – 16.
  9. Adjusting the stitch length.
  10. Adjust the stitch width.
  11. Overlay, knitted, decorative stitches.
  12. Adjusting the balance of the loop.
  13. Needle positioning button.
  14. Limiter for maximum sewing speed.
  15. Sewing without a pedal (start-stop button).
  16. Electronic puncture force stabilizer.
  17. Removable hose platform.
  18. LED Lighting
  19. Display.
  20. Sewing with a double needle.
  21. Rack
  22. Adjusting the presser foot pressure on the fabric.
  23. Automatic bracing.
  24. Automatic thread trimming.
  25. Mirror reflection of stitches.
  26. Knee lever for raising the foot.

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Bernina Bernette 33

Bernette B33 is a compact and easy-to-use sewing machine. Ideal for beginners.

The model Bernette 33 – electromechanical sewing machine, made in a stylish Swiss design, is optimal for beginners. The simplicity of its use allows you to quickly and easily master the basics of sewing. It is a reliable and durable machine, with high-quality sewing and all the necessary functions. Adjustments are made using two knobs on the front panel. The machine performs 15 kinds of lines with a maximum width of 5 mm, including the operation of hooking the loop in semi-automatic mode. The two-stage presser foot, built-in needle threader and manual thread cutter make it easy to work. The kit includes 5 different presser feet.

A convenient workspace and additional features

In addition to the convenient work area, the Bernette 33 has an additional storage space for accessories, so everything you need is at your fingertips.

Semi-automatic needle threader – a quick and easy way to refill the machine

Semi-automatic needle threading machine Bernette 33 relieves you of the inconvenience associated with threading the needle. The needle threader holds the thread and pulls it into the eye of the needle. This means that your machine is ready to work in a few seconds and you can start your sewing project.

The 2-step lifting of the foot – for sewing several layers of fabric

No matter which lightweight or heavy fabric you choose for your project, the Bernette 33 will provide excellent sewing quality. The machine does an excellent job both with heavy materials and with multi-layered projects, as the 2-step rise of the foot provides additional space under the foot. Raise the presser foot and make sure that even a few layers of jeans are easily placed under the presser foot. Due to the high power, you can work with multi-layer projects, without any problems.

Convenient adjustments to sewing parameters

With two convenient non-slip knobs, it is easy to select the stitch and stitch length settings. The buttonhole function can also be selected in the sewing process by simply turning the knob.

Bernette 33 is a guarantee of stable operation due to a reliable and proven mechanism. On it, you can create products of your own design and repair clothes, which simplifies the management of the household.

  • 15 sewing operations;
  • semi-automatic loop;
  • vertical shuttle;
  • smooth adjustment of stitch length up to 4 mm;
  • smooth adjustment of the zigzag width to 5 mm;
  • threader;
  • LED-backlight;
  • free sleeve;
  • 2-step lifting of the foot;
  • the maximum sewing speed is 860 st/min;
  • manual thread trimming;
  • reverse;
  • sewing with a double needle;
  • quick change of the presser foot.

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Bernina Bernette B35

The Bernette B35 sewing machine is a reliable and easy-to-use new product from Bernina with a wide range of sewing possibilities at home.

Bernette B35 performs 23 sewing operations with the possibility of adjusting the length and width of the stitch. In addition to working and special operations, such as a hidden or overlock seam, it will allow you to sweep the loop in automatic mode and decorate the products with decorative stitches. To select and adjust the selected stitch, the disc controls on the front panel of the machine are used.

The sewing functions of the machine are suitable for a variety of purposes. There are simple work stitches and special – for sewing knitwear or imitation overlock seam and 8 decorative stitches for decorating your products. Those who sew a lot, like the function of processing the buttonhole, which is executed in just 1 step.

For the most comfortable sewing, the machine is equipped with a built-in needle threader, a rack cut-off system and an automatic winding device for bobbin thread. A large working area to the right of the needle (170 mm) and LED-backlight provide convenient and accurate work with large products.

Powerful drive and soft running of the machine guarantee the high quality of the seam when sewing any fabrics – from silk and organza to denim and coat materials. The metal frame and wide base make the machine stable, allowing you to make excellent stitches at speeds up to 860 rpm.

  1. 23 sewing operations.
  2. The maximum stitch length is 4 mm.
  3. The maximum zigzag width is 5 mm.
  4. Upper thread tension regulator.
  5. Vertical shuttle.
  6. Reverse lever.
  7. Smooth adjustment of the length and width of the stitch.
  8. Built-in needle threader.
  9. Additional lift of the presser foot.
  10. Free sleeve.
  11. Storage compartment for accessories.

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Bernina Bernette B37

A compact electronic sewing machine from the famous brand BERNINA. The distinctive features of the model are simple to control. Great reliability of the design.

It sews any types of fabrics – from thin and ultra-thin to medium and thick and also fabrics of any density and texture. To look stylish, modern, bright, creative.

The horizontal rotary shuttle – this type of device doesn’t have a bobbin case, the bobbin is inserted directly into the shuttle – it’s very convenient and simple. The color of the thread is also visible, and its number on the bobbin and even how the thread is removed from the shuttle. A machine with such a shuttle works quietly, smoothly, gently, preventing looping, skipping of the thread.

The sewing machine Bernette b37 has 50 sewing options in its arsenal. The automatic loop is of 5 different types. Convenient color display, it displays the selected line, its length and width.

The stitch features are extended: its length is up to 5 mm, width – up to 7 mm. Stitch settings can be changed. The Start/Stop button enables sewing without a pedal, and the needle positioning option at the top or bottom makes it easy to process the corners of the sewing parts. The sewing speed is adjusted according to the type of fabric or operation selected.

Technical specifications BERNINA Bernette B37

  1. Sewing machine with microprocessor control, perfectly working with all kinds of fabrics and non-woven materials – from thin silk to soft leather and jeans.
  2. Performed lines: working, zigzag, hidden, reinforced, finishing, overlock, decorative, buttonhole (5 types).
  3. Adjusting the sewing parameters allows you to work with both thin and dense fabrics.
  4. Loops are performed in automatic mode with the measurement of the size of the button.
  5. A convenient informative display with complete information on the selected stitch parameters.
  6. Sewing button without pedal start/stop.
  7. Sewing reverse button.
  8. Buckle button.
  9. Needle position button.
  10. Sewing speed controller on the machine body.
  11. Needle puncture force control system.
  12. Upper thread tension regulator.
  13. Precise digital adjustment of stitch parameters.
  14. Automatic needle threading.
  15. Automatic bobbin winder.
  16. Seven-segment fabric conveyor belt.
  17. Infinitely adjustable sewing speed.
  18. Disconnectable fabric conveyor for darning and free stitch operations.
  19. Balance regulator of stitches and knitted stitches.
  20. 5 kinds of loops, including eyelets, automatic buttonholes.
  21. Removable arm platform.
  22. The maximum sewing speed is 700 st/min.
  23. Bright LED illumination of the working area.

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Bernina Bernette B38

Bernina Bernette B38 is the leader of the Bernette computer models line. The wide choice of sewing operations, electronic control with LCD screen and thoughtful design will provide you with comfort for work and creativity.

Among 394 operations you will find both basic and knitted stitches, as well as decorative, quilted stitches, 3 fonts (including Russian) and 8 types of automatic loops. In the model memory, you can save new combinations of stitches and adjust all the parameters of the selected program on the monitor. The maximum width of the stitch is 7 mm. Simple threading with threader, speed adjustment buttons, start/stop and needle position, as well as adjusting the pressure force of the presser foot and automatically pruning the threads have provided the model with excellent reviews.

The model is equipped with an expanded set of accessories, including a cover and an additional table. Special accessories can be bought separately.

  1. Sewing machine with microprocessor control, perfectly working with all kinds of fabrics and non-woven materials – from thin silk to soft leather and jeans.
  2. Adjusting the sewing parameters allows you to work with both thin and dense fabrics.
  3. Loops are performed in automatic mode with the measurement of the size of the button.
  4. A convenient informative display with complete information about the selected parameters of the line, sewing advisor.
  5. Sewing button without pedal start/stop.
  6. Sewing reverse button.
  7. Buckle button.
  8. Thread Cutter Button.
  9. Sewing program button.
  10. Sewing speed controller on the machine body.
  11. Presser foot pressure regulator.
  12. Upper thread tension regulator.
  13. Precise digital adjustment of stitch parameters.
  14. Smooth adjustment of the stitch length up to 5 mm.
  15. Infinitely adjustable zigzag width up to 7 mm.
  16. Automatic needle threading – needle threader.
  17. Automatic bobbin winder.
  18. Seven-segment fabric conveyor belt.
  19. Smooth adjustment of the stitch length up to 5 mm.
  20. Infinitely adjustable zigzag width up to 7 mm.
  21. Infinitely adjustable sewing speed.
  22. Disconnectable fabric conveyor for darning and free stitch operations.
  23. Needle positioning.
  24. Programming the automatic thread trimming after sewing.
  25. Balance regulator of stitches and knitted stitches.
  26. 8 kinds of loops, including eyelets, automatic buttonholes.
  27. Removable hose platform.
  28. Maximum sewing speed with a pedal of 820 st/min.
  29. Maximum speed with the start/stop button 700 st/min.
  30. Bright LED illumination of the working area.

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Bernina B580E

The sewing machine Bernina 580 is the top model of the 5th series. The transition from the sewing unit to the embroidery module is easily carried out through the touchscreen. Bernina 580 has in its program more than 800 lines and embroidery samples, among which an automatic looping. In addition, a choice of 100 already built-in embroidery motifs, which can be combined with each other, combining them on one product and getting new variations.

The sewing machine Bernina 580 is equipped with a modern touch screen with high resolution, which supports simple navigation in various menus and functions. In several stages, you find yourself where you want to be, and easily navigate in more than 800 pre-programmed stitches and 100 supplied with embroidery motifs. These embroidery motifs can be changed in various ways directly on the screen, processed and very conveniently stored in memory.

Optionally, you can sew either with the supplied start-up pedal or with the start-stop button. The speed controller can manually set the appropriate sewing speed for various sewing projects.

Bright and durable LED lighting for sewing lights up the work surface so that you can see everything well and perform a long project without getting tired of weak light.

This model features an intuitive user guide, a uniform material movement, and a high puncture force. Sewing in the opposite direction is done by pressing the button. Even more, comfort is offered by the supplied table with the snap-in system and Bernina’s free arm system.

Simple, classic design, elegant form of the machine in combination with functionality will allow you to enjoy the process of sewing and decorating your favorite and loved ones, as well as interior items with machine embroidery. The sewing machine Bernina 580 is an excellent choice for those who don’t like to spend time without work.

  • 838 sewing operations;
  • 12 kinds of loops;
  • vertical rotating Bernina shuttle;
  • sewing speed – 1000 stitches per minute;
  • embroidery speed – 680 stitches per minute;
  • smooth adjustment of stitch length up to 5 mm;
  • smooth adjustment of the stitch width up to 9 mm;
  • ECO function;
  • foot connector BSR;
  • touch screen;
  • 12 LEDs;
  • large flywheel;
  • USB port;
  • start-stop button;
  • sewing speed controller;
  • animation as an instruction;
  • sewing program;
  • measuring the diameter of the buttons on the screen;
  • sewing consultant;
  • long stitch;
  • programmable thread trimming/stitching;
  • replicate samples;
  • double needle sewing;
  • nodding;
  • bottom thread monitor;
  • showing the presser foot;
  • separation of combination;
  • break of combination;
  • side table with the snap-in system;
  • short-term memory for sewing;
  • preservation of samples in combination mode (80 MB);
  • preservation of personal samples;
  • trimming;
  • thread type selection;
  • choice of colors;
  • virtual positioning;
  • changing the type of stitches;
  • sheathing;

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Bernina 830

Bernina 830 with embroidery module has no analogs in the world of sewing and embroidering. Every detail is thought out so that the work on the machine was as convenient as possible.

Bernina 830 offers twice the working space under the arm of the machine. This allows you to better maneuver while sewing and embroidering, to lash large blankets. And also it became possible to use new oval hoops without moving and reversing, without overselling the fabric, offering a huge field for embroidering 400 x 260 mm.

Bernina 830 has the highest speed among domestic machines: 1100 st/min. when sewing and 1000 st./min. when embroidering.

Automatic refueling in one operation. Simply slide the thread along the guide and press the button. The thread automatically enters the needle.

The integrated upper conveyor allows you to control the flow of fabrics when working with complex materials such as velvet, thin fabrics, and fabrics with lacquer coatings. The conveyor is easily extended and retracted.

The giant bobbin Jumbo Bobbin winds up 40% more yarn. This innovative bobbin is very convenient. It can be removed without removing the embroidery frame, just click on the bobbin and it will automatically move out.

Only Bernina allows you to sew in different directions. You can change the sewing direction of any 9 mm lines by 360 degrees.

Built-in multicolor allows you to install coils of different sizes. And it’s also very convenient to immediately place all the coils for one embroidery project.

Patented foot BSR allows you to easily perform the ideal quilts. Stitches remain uniform and of the same length, despite the sewing speed and your experience.

  1. A number of transactions 1162, including 250 designed specifically for the Bernina 830.
  2. Alphabet of 550 characters.
  3. The BERNINA 830 rotary hook is retracted and turned outwards.
  4. Built-in upper conveyor.
  5. Auto lower feeder shutdown.
  6. Needle displacement of 11 positions.
  7. The ability to create combinations of stitches and embroideries can now be done by dragging and dropping screen objects.
  8. The ability to change the sewing direction by 360 gr.
  9. The ability to sew in different directions with all 9mm stitches.
  10. Upper Thread Auto-Up Button.
  11. Sewing speed up to 1100 st/min, stitching up to 1000 st/min.
  12. Independent winding on a bobbin.
  13. The maximum embroidery size is 400x 260mm (Jambo-Hoop optional).
  14. Embroidery on the loose arm.
  15. Built-in 150 embroidery designs and 10 alphabets.
  16. FHS-system of free hands.
  17. The volume of the Jumbo Bobbin bobbin is increased by 40%.
  18. Art Design Software, with the ability to use True Type Fonts.
  19. Personal program.

Bernina – an excellent brand of sewing equipment for more than 100 years which has earned the respect of those who are not indifferent to sewing and needlework around the world: from housewives to professional workers in the textile industry.

Reliability, simplicity, and longevity are its main trump cards. Don’t be afraid of the prices of certain products – knowledgeable people don’t hesitate to purchase this equipment because it pays for itself in a matter of months – good functionality and trouble-free operation allow.

Do you want an “eternal” machine that will not become obsolete in a few years and will serve faithfully? We hope, in this article, we were able to convince you what kind of brand such a machine should be.