BERNINA overlocker/serger L 460 / L 450: tips and tricks, fine-tuning. This video tutorial shows you how to work the BERNINA overlocker/serger L 460's or L 450's fine-tuning options in order to achieve technically and optically perfect results. This will teach you, for example, how to create perfectly accurate seams by finely adjusting the tension or use the variable stitch length to optimally adapt the selected stitch to the fabric and thread. What is more, the video shows how you can also adjust the differential feed while sewing in order to achieve perfectly flat, wave-free seams. The BERNINA L 460 and L 450 feature innovative micro thread control (mtc) which can even be used to make fine adjustments while the machine is in operation in order to achieve professional sewing results.
BERNINA overlocker/serger L 460 / L 450: care and maintenance. Regular cleaning and maintenance ensures that your high-quality sewing machine works properly for many years and offers the unique sewing comfort that you expect from BERNINA. In this video tutorial, we will show you how to service the BERNINA overlocker/serger L 460 and L 450.
Please note: before beginning to clean your overlocker, switch it off and remove the plug from the mains. The needle plate is easy to remove to facilitate cleaning. Open the fabric coating plate and hook cover to gain access to the essential functional elements. After cleaning, put the machine back together. Set your BERNINA L 460 or L 450 to sew for around a minute to allow the oil to distribute evenly.
Overlocker Tool Tip Serger Anatomy. Learn more about the dials, parts and pieces that make up your BERNINA L 450 serger. This overview is helpful to get you acquainted with your serger/overlocker.
Bernina Overlockers at a Glance
Bernina Overlockers Workbook
Bernina L450 Mastery Workbook
Bernina L450 Videos by SewingMastery.com
WHAT IS DIFFERENTIAL FEED? Bernina Blog February 13, 2019, by Jaime David
OVERLOCKER FOR BEGINNERS—AN INTRODUCTION TO SERGERS, April 4, 2020, Hayley Grzych Bernina We All Sew Blog
- US Warranty 5 year limited warranty on defects in materials and workmanship.
- Non-US Warranty: 30 days parts and labor
This promotional price is set to expire at the end of the month
Good news, we have now received the
final adjusting tool for the L450/L460.
We have made many changes to the
different looper and overall adjustments
to increase the overall performance of
the machine, and to eliminate skipping
stitches with certain fabrics, threads and
machine sewing settings.
Please compare the gauges next to each
other and see the different measurements.
Please dispose of the original gauge #
22850 and order the new gauge # 22948,
the tension calibration reset gauge #
22844. The service manual is available
on Infogate under US-65564-5 or
It is most important that all (original
and latest machines are being adjusted
using ONLY the new final gauge
Using the original gauge for any adjustments
causes major issues with current
machines and does not resolve skipping
issues with original machines