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25% Off MSRP! The inexpensive sewing machine for beginners, including 23 stitches, buttonhole and 7 standard presser feet (soles)

For bernette warranty information, please refer to the warranty card included in the box of your specific bernette machine.

As Seen in the Today Show's list of "14 best sewing machines to buy in 2021" as the top choice in the Sewing Machines for Beginners category! The Today Show notes, "This Bernina machine comes with a variety of functions like LED sewing lights and a high sewing speed of 1100 stitches per minute. It's also tough: with the ability to sew through 12 layers of denim."

The bernette 05 ACADEMY is the ideal sewing machine for inspired people. Equipped with numerous functions, 33 exclusive stitches, and a fast motor, the b05 ACADEMY enables you to quickly implement your wildest ideas. For fiddly projects that require a slower pace, there is the option of reducing the maximum possible sewing speed. With the 12 presser foot soles included and an easy-to-attach finger guard, every seam is child's play. You get even more sewing space with the large, convenient extension table. Who knows what ideas you'll have tomorrow? The b05 ACADEMY is always there for you.

Do you want to get creative? Are you looking for a robust, easy-to-use sewing machine that will stick with you through thick and thin? And all for a reasonable price? Then the bernette 05 ACADEMY is just right for you! It's time you got to know each other!

Bernette 05 Academy:
  • 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
bernette 05 ACADEMY Your robust, durable and powerful allrounder.
Equipped with a wide range of functions, 30 exclusive stitches and a fast motor, the b05 ACADEMY lets you quickly realize your wildest ideas. For tricky projects that require a slower pace, you can reduce the maximum sewing speed. It comes with an impressive 12 presser foot soles – for every sewing task, an easy-to-attach finger guard and even more sewing space with the large, convenient extension table. Who knows what ideas you‘ll have tomorrow? The b05 ACADEMY will always be there for you.

The bernette 05 ACADEMY includes not only 33 essential stitches, but features the two most wanted stitches: Lycra and blanket stitch. You will effortlessly enjoy high-quality stitches for both thin and thick fabrics thanks to the adjustable presser foot pressure. What is more, the easy-to-attach and included slide-on table makes sewing and fabric guiding even more comfortable!

General Functions:
  • Drop-in Bobbin hook system
  • Space to the right of the needle: 165 mm
  • Presser foot pressure manually adjustable
  • Upper thread tension manually adjustable
  • Manual thread cutter
  • Semi-automatic needle threader
  • Sewing light: 2 LEDs

    Sewing Features:
  • Maximum sewing speed (stitches per minute: 1100 spm
  • Adjustable maximum sewing speed
  • Maximum stitch width: 6 mm
  • Maximum stitch length: 4 mm
  • Stitch width manually adjustable
  • Stitch length manually adjustable
  • Total number of sewing stitches 33
  • Super-stretch stitch/Lycra stitch
  • Blanket stitch
  • 1-step buttonhole
  • Needle position manually adjustable
  • Retractable feed dog

    Hook System Drop-in Bobbin
    Maximum stitch length 4mm
    Space to the right of the needle 6.49"
    Needle threader Manual
    Thread cutter Manual
    Sewing light 2 LEDs
    Number of stitches 30
    Maximum sewing speed 1100 spm
    Power switch with speed limitation
    Maximum stitch width 6 mm
    Lycra and blanket stitch
Included Accessories
Included Accessories:
  • Total presser foot soles: 12
  • Zigzag foot
  • Zigzag foot with non-stick sole
  • Buttonhole foot with slide
  • Zipper foot
  • Invisible-zipper foot
  • Overlock foot
  • Blindstitch foot
  • Darning-/Embroidery foot
  • Button sew-on foot
  • Hemmer foot
  • Open embroidery foot
  • Edgestitch foot
  • Height compensation tool
  • Extension table
  • Finger guard
  • BERNINA needle set
Other Images

icon The new bernette 05 ACADEMY

icon Semi-Automatic Threader

icon 2-Step Foot Lift

icon Extension Table Included

icon Exclusive stitch selection for all your needs Besides offering 30 essential stitches including the 1-step-buttonhole, the b05 exclusive stitch set features also the two most wanted stitches: Lycra Stitch for super stretchy materials and Blanket Stitch.

icon 30 Stitch Selection Dial

icon 98429: Bernette B05 Academy 33 Stitch Mechanical Sewing Machine, Ext. Table, Threader, 1Step Buttonhole,

icon In 1959, Odette Ueltschi took over as head of BERNINA. Her legacy is reflected in the name of the bernette line of machines, which combines the first half of the brand name and the second half of Odette's name.

Since the 1980s, BERNINA has been turning out quality machines at an excellent cost as part of their bernette line.

icon Comparison between B05 Academy and B05 Crafter

icon Bernette Compatible Presser foot Overview

icon New York Strategist magazine that named the Bernette 05 the "Best Portable Sewing Machine"

Anne W, Burgess VA
Great little basic machine.