Choose the 480 for its magical features
Automatic Features Save Time
Threads are cut automatically, or if you prefer, magically. Even the needle lifts leaving your hands free to keep on creating.
- No more manual threading
- Press a button to cut your thread
- Save time for more creativity.
Free Designing, Yes Please!
The extended free arm offers around 18cm to the right of the needle for projects, quilts and even more creative freedom.
- Free design, definitely!
- Comfortable and spacious
- With extension table for even more work surface
Keep your hands on the fabric
The Bernina Free Hand System lets you lift or lower the presser foot using only the knee lifter, allowing hands to guide your projects to bigger and better things
- Hands-free sewing is a reality
- Hands are free to guide the fabric
- Simultaneously raises/lowers presser foot and feed dog.
Nice, Easy Perfect stitches
Perfect precision is achieved with each stitch thanks to the Bernina Hook. Plus, projects are done faster with speeds up to 900 stitches per minute
- Sew perfect stitches with 5.5mm stitch width
- Jumbo bobbin for fewer interupptions
- Front load bobbin for easy thread changes
Adjustable presser foot pressure
Individual adjustment is easy to make, ensuring the ideal pressure is achieved for any and all materials no matter how thick or delicate.
- Sew any material perfectly with ease
- Increase pressure for thin materials
- Reduce pressure for thick materials
Easy threading? Yes please!
The semi-automatic Needle Threader makes threading easier than ever.
- No more tedious threading
- Keep calm and thread on
- Needle threads fast and easy
Big enough for big projects
The extended freearm offers 7 inches to the right of the needle and makes room for projects, quilts and even more creativity.
- All the space you need to create big
- Slide on extension table included
- No limits to your big idea
Easy to navigate touch screen
The on-screen, there-when-you-need-it Sewing Consultant helps you find the right settings. Make suggested adjustments quickly with the multi-funtion knobs.
- Modern colour touch screen
- Easy to use with simple navigation
- On screen support when needed
Quiet, Powerful and Precise
The Bernina 480 sews at a speed of up to 900 stitches per minute. For fast accurate results
- Precise and beautiful stitch pattern
- Rare winding due to large bobbin
- Easy access to the spool from front to rewind or change
- Easy-to-use 4.3" colour touch screen
- Jumbo Bobbin with 70% more thread
- Adjustable presser foot pressure
- Needle threading with ease
Perfect size for small spaces
Included with the Bernina 480
Three Sole Walking Foot
Reverse Pattern Foot
Buttonhole Foot with Slide
Bernina Slide-on freearm extention table
Bernina Free Hand System
Knee Lifter for FHS
Magnetic Acessory Box