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25% Off MSRP! An affordable overlocker/coverstitch machine with a wide range of features and impressive stitch quality. The bernette 48 is the top model of the Funlock series and is a combination of an overlocker and a coverstitch machine. It has a total of 23 stitches: 15 overlock stitches, 3 coverstitches, 4 combo stitches and 1 chain stitch, overlock stitches with a stitch width of up to 7 mm, coverstitches with stitch widths of 2.8 or 5.6 mm and combo stitches with a stitch width of up to 10 mm. Colour-coded thread paths make threading easier and in the needle area, a manual threader helps to threading the needles. The lower looper and chain looper have a mechanical threader. The knife is operated from below, which not only ensures a cleanly cut edge, but also safe handling, and it can be adjusted comfortably with one hand. The bright LED light provides a well-lit sewing and threading area. The bernette Funlock 48 has a sewing speed of up to 1300 stitches per minute.
- 2, 3, 4 and 5-thread seams
- Accessories in the looper cover
- Bright LED light
- Coverstitch and chainstitch
- 23 total stitch options
- Overlock seam width 3-7 mm
- Built-in rolled hem
- Differential feed infinitely adjustable while sewing
- Easy threading due to the colour-coded threading paths
- Including waste collector
- Large working area to the right of the needles: 87mm
- Manual needle threader
- Sewing speed up to 1300 stitches/minute
- Wide combo stitches: up to 10 mm
- Wide coverstitches: 2.8 / 5.6 mm
- Wide overlock stitches: 3-7 mm
- Wide roll hem stitches: 1.5 mm
A wide range of stitches for beautiful stitching and seams
Your bernette Funlock 48 has a wide range of stitches: whether you require safety seams or edges with overlock stitching, coverstitches, stitches such as super stretch for highly elastic materials, flat seams, roll seams, roll hems or chain stitching – the possibilities with your bernette Funlock 48 are almost limitless.
Threading made simple
If you follow the colour-coded threading paths of the bernette Funlock 48, threading is very straightforward. A separate needle threader and looper threading mechanism also make this easier.
Large working area for large sewing projects
With its 87 mm working area, the bernette Funlock 48 provides plenty of space for larger sewing projects. Another highlight is the bright LED light, which ensures that the area underneath the needle is always well-lit.
High sewing speed for efficient operation
The bernette Funlock 48 allows straight lines of sewing to be carried out very quickly. With a sewing speed of up to 1300 stitches per minute and precise stitches, sewing projects take shape in the shortest possible time.
b48 Tutorial – Combo-stitches, basic know-how (14/15)The 5-thread safety stitch, which has limited elasticity, is ideal for woven fabrics or for stabilising embroidered fabrics. To carry out a 5-thread stitch on your b48, please see our video tutorial on threading the overlocker or coverstitch threading. For overlock stitch, you will need the left or right overlock needle and green thread tension. For chainstitch, you will need the middle coverstitch needle and yellow thread tension. We will look at the basic settings for the required stitch, in particular the thread tensions, the stitch length, the differential feed, the knife position, the roll hem lever and the presser foot pressure. When the overlock looper threads and the needle thread have been laid to the left, we can cut the chain looper thread and then start sewing. When the needles are fully raised, the knife is fully raised and open. After the initial sewing, you can check the stitch and make any necessary adjustments.
Download the Bernette B48 User Manual Here(.PDF)
Bernette B42, B44, B48 Serger Model Comparison(.PDF)
Download the B48 Mastery Workbook for Overlocking Here(.PDF)
Download the B48 Mastery Workbook for Coverstitch/Chainstitch Here(.PDF)
Click here to view tutorials on coverstitch techniques
- US Warranty 25 years head, 5 years electronics, 1 years labor
- Extended US Warranty: Extended Warranty Available
- Non-US Warranty: 30 days parts and labor
- Wide coverstitches 2.8 / 5.6 mm
- Speed (stitches/minute) 1,300
- Wide overlock stitches 3 to 7 mm
- Standard presser foot Overlock/Cover
- Screw driver (large size)
- Spool net (5x)
- Spare upper knife (stationary)
- Spool cap (5x)
- Needle set (ELx705)
- Needle Threader / inserter
- Allen Screw driver (small)
- Upper looper converter (ULC)
- Spool stabilizer (5x)
- Dust cover
- Cut-offs Bin
- Cover/Chainstitch Inserter
7 optional coverstitch feet
6 optional overlock feet
View Tutorials for B48 Here: