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  • 9 mm stitch width for decorative stitches
  • Jumbo bobbin for fewer interruptions
  • Convenient Automatic Thread Cutter
  • Adjustable tension for perfect stitches
  • Easy threading saves you time

    Beautifully designed
    The face plate and service panel are designed in an exclusive flowing texture with metallic light amethyst purple background. The "Peacock Flourish" motif is printed with ombre effect in purples and blues.
  • Exclusive peacock flourish faceplate
  • Flowing textures and paisley motifs
  • Inspired by fabric designer Ann Lauer

    Free Special Edition Suitcase
    The BERNINA Special Edition Large Suitcase is specifically built to safely and beautifully take your machine wherever you go. Loads of pockets both inside and out store plenty of accessories perfectly.
  • Exclusive to the B 480 Special Edition
  • Optimal support with 3 inserts
  • 20 x 10.4 x 18.5 inches

    Walking foot #50 included
    The Three-sole walking foot with seam guide #50 helps you working with challenging fabrics that tend to move and shift. The foot comes complete with three interchangeable soles, two seam guides and a screwdriver.
  • With three soles and seam guide
  • Perfect fabric feed and even stitches
  • For materials that are sticky or slippery

    Automatic features save time
    Threads are cut automatically and the needle lifts leaving your hands free to keep on creating as easily and quickly as you like.
  • Automatic thread cutting
  • Press a button, thread is cut
  • Save time for the most creativity

    Big ideas need more space
    The extended freearm offers 7 inches right of the needle and allows plenty of room for projects, quilts and all kinds of creativity.
  • More room for all kinds of projects
  • Slide-on extension table included
  • Spacious and hassle free

    Adjustable Presser Foot Pressure
    The basic setting can be individually adjusted, ensuring the ideal pressure is always used for whatever fabrics and materials you choose.
  • Thin fabrics? Increase pressure
  • Thick materials? Reduce pressure
  • Sew a variety of materials with ease

    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-function knobs.
  • Modern color touch screen
  • Easy to use with simple navigation
  • On-screen support when needed

    Hands free and in control
    The BERNINA Free Hand System lets you lift or lower the presser foot using only the knee lifter, keeping your hands free to guide your projects.
  • Hands-free sewing with the knee lifter
  • Your hands guide the fabric anytime
  • Simultaneously raises/lowers presser foot and feed dog

    Perfect stitches perfectly easy
    The BERNINA Hook keeps the stitches consistent and precise, and fast too, sewing at a maximum speed of 900 stitches per minute.
  • Sew perfect stitches with 9 mm stitch width
  • Jumbo bobbin means fewer stops
  • Convenient, front-load bobbin

    Click here to view the Special Edition B480 Brochure (.pdf)
  • US Warranty 5 year limited warranty on defects in materials and workmanship.
  • Non-US Warranty: 30 days parts and labor
Overview of Features
  • BERNINA Hook system
  • 900 SPM
  • 7" to the right of the needle (177.7 mm)
  • 4.3" color touch screen
  • 9 mm maximum stitch width
  • Adjustable presser foot pressure
  • Start/stop button (switching without foot control)
  • Sewing tutorial

    General Features
  • 8 LED sewing lights
  • Multi-function knobs
  • 6 mm maximum stitch length
  • 11 needle positions (can sew in each positions)
  • 2 spool holders
  • Semi-automatic needle threader
  • Automatic thread cutter
  • Adaptive thread tension
  • Create and save stitch combinations
  • Memory (for short- and long-term/altered stitches)
  • BSR enabled, straight stitch and zigzag (separate BSR foot required)
  • Slide speed control
  • USB interface for PC connection
  • Change stitch settings while sewing
  • BERNINA foot control with back-kick function
  • Needle stop up/down
  • Drag and drop
  • Bobbin winding while sewing/embroidering
  • Onscreen help
  • Sewing tutorial
  • Creative consultant
  • Setup program
  • BERNINA freearm slide-on table
  • Magnetic accessory box
  • Machine weight: 9.5 kg (20.94 lbs.)
  • 16.6" L x 7.9" W x 12.9" H

    Sewing Features
  • Pattern start/end function
  • Elongation
  • Automatic securing function
  • Pattern repeat (up to 9)
  • Free hand system (FHS)
  • 994 stitch patterns (including alphabet)
  • 29 utility stitches
  • 11 buttonholes (eyelet stitches also included)
  • Automatic buttonhole length measuring system
  • Automatic buttonhole
  • Manual multi-step buttonhole
  • Button sew-on program
  • 2 darning programs
  • 27 quilting stitches
  • 21 cross-stitch programs
  • 5 sewing alphabets
  • Reverse sewing
Included Accessories
6 Presser Feet Included
  • Reverse pattern foot #1
  • Overlock foot #2
  • Buttonhole foot with slide #3A
  • Zipper foot #4
  • Blindstitch foot #5
  • Three-sole walking foot with seam guide #50

    Other Included Accessories
  • BERNINA slide-on freearm extension table
  • BERNINA free hand system (FHS)
  • Knee lifter for FHS
  • Magnetic accessory box

    Dust cover not included with demo.

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