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Imagine a machine that automatically responds to your needs. The presser foot automatically lowers at the start of a seam and lifts again at the end. The B880E will even cut the thread for you at the end of a seam or color change in embroidery. The feed dog raises and lowers automatically for free-motion stitching and embroidery. And of course, fully automatic threading is yours at the touch of a button.
- US Warranty 25 years head, 5 years electronics, 1 years labor
- Non-US Warranty: 30 days parts and labor
The B 880E 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
The BERNINA 880E 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
The seven-inch touchscreen on the BERNINA 880E offers high-resolution images and brilliant colors. Cutting-edge touchscreen technology lets you choose from a wealth of innovative functions. The BERNINA 880 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 BERNINA 880E 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 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 Embroidery Shaping function of the BERNINA 880 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
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.
The distortion function of the BERNINA 880 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.
Bernina 880 Instruction Manual
1. Presser foot lifter
2. Foot control
3. Soft Cover with pocket
4. Accessory box
5. Power cable
6. Seam guide for slide-on table
7. Slide-on table
8. 7 bobbins (one of them in the sewing computer)
9. Adjustable guides
10. Wire threader for threading cording for bobbin
12. 2 Spool nets
13. Cording attachment
14. Small screwdriver, gray
15. Magnifying glass adapter
16. Touchscreen pen
17. Seam ripper
18. Lint brush
19. Multifunction tool
20. Manual threader
21. Spool disc small
22. Holder for king-size spools, cone holder
23. Height compensating tool
24. Needle pack 130/705H
25. Oil Lubricator
26. Monitoring mirror
27. USB stick
28. Hook cleaning tool
Bernina 880E Brochure
BERNINA 880: how to sew with the BERNINA Dual Feed (BDF).
This tutorial explains the functionality of the patented BERNINA Dual Transport of your BERNINA 880. This technology, which simultaneously feeds through layers of fabric from above and below, means that even difficult materials can be handled easily and accurately. The risk of the fabric slipping during sewing is as good as eliminated and even thick layers of material which is normally prone to gliding can be sewn perfectly with your BERNINA 880. Our video clearly demonstrates how to activate the Dual Transport, how to regulate feed quantities and presser foot pressure, how to work on your sewing piece and how to deactivate the Dual Transport again after use. Particularly practical: the "D" in the presser foot designation tells you whether a presser foot is suitable for the Dual Transport.
BERNINA 880: how to sew and quilt with the BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR).
In this instructional video you learn how to free-motion sew and quilt with the BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR). Thanks to the BSR foot, the sewing speed adapts flexibly to the movement of the fabric when sewing with the dropped feed dog. Thus the stitch length is regulated automatically and the stitches remain quite regular and the same length, regardless of how fast or slow you feed in the fabric. You can sew straight or zigzag stitches with the BSR foot.
You can conveniently configure the desired stitches on the display of your BERNINA 880. You also have the option of starting sewing by pressing the button or using the presser foot. There are two different modes available. Either the needle moves permanently, whereby the stitch is automatically regulated and thus remains even, or the needle only moves when the fabric is also moving and stops a few seconds after the fabric stops moving. The second option is particularly recommended if you are not yet familiar with the system. So free-motion sewing and quilting with your BERNINA 880 is a pleasure from the start.