BERNINA 790 PLUS Sewing Machine

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Comes with or without Embroidery Unit

Finest for Sewing & Embroidery

  • Great New Embroidery Features
  • Large Sewing & Embroidery Field
  • Create your own stitch patterns
  • Sew longer with the extra large bobbin
  • Convince yourself: BERNINA innovations

Get up close with one of our finest machines

The next best thing to seeing it in person. This 360-viewer shows you every stunning angle of the BERNINA 790 PLUS.

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Quiet & precise sewing

Quiet & precise sewing

  • Ideally suited for decorative stitches
  • Sew & embroider for longer periods of time
  • More time for your creativity
The BERNINA Hook sews high-precision stitches up to 9 mm in width with speeds up to 1,000 stitches per minute. The bobbin holds 70% more thread than standard bobbins.
A lot of space just for you

A lot of space just for you

  • Embroider maxi-sized motifs with ease
  • Comfortably maneuver large projects
  • Designed for the Maxi Hoop

The B 790 PLUS offers a full 13-inch extended freearm including ten inches of space to the right of the needle. Enjoy a large sewing and embroidery area.

Automatic features are yours!

Automatic features are yours!

  • No manual cutting at the end of a seam
  • Enjoy semi-automatic threading
  • No manual lowering of the presser foot
Thread is cut automatically when you reach the end of a seam or a color change in embroidery. The presser foot lowers automatically at the beginning of a seam.

Finest embroidery every time

  • Place your design exactly
  • Clean embroidery results on the top
  • Intuitive & very easy to use

The B 790 PLUS is enriched with exciting embroidery features like Pinpoint Placement, Enhanced Editing Functions, Total Embroidery Stitch Control and much more.

Love the BERNINA innovations

Love the BERNINA innovations

  • Achieve finest stitching results
  • Stitches are kept consistent
  • Assistance with free-motion sewing

The BERNINA Adaptive Thread Tension provides ideal thread tension for each and every stitch type, in any variation. The BERNINA Stitch Regulator guarantees precise stitch quality and results.

Ask your on-screen support

Ask your on-screen support

  • Ask for the type of stabilizer
  • Find the proper needle and foot
  • Learn more about sewing and embroidery

The Sewing and Embroidery Consultants and the built-in tutorials offer direct on-screen support and answer your questions whenever you need them.

Sew silk & leather like a pro

Sew silk & leather like a pro

  • Handle special materials with ease
  • Enjoy superb fabric feed
  • Optimum visibility while sewing

The innovative BERNINA Dual Feed is easily engaged when needed and tucks completely out of the way when it’s not.

Enhanced editing

Enhanced editing

  • Undo & redo steps while editing
  • Group & ungroup designs
  • Rearrange designs

Undo or redo steps while editing or combining designs to return to your initial position. Combine designs to edit all at one time with group. Break apart designs to edit individually with ungroup. The design layer stitch-out sequence can also be customised.

Create your personal stitch

Create your personal stitch

  • Design & create your own stitches
  • Draw your stitch design directly on the screen
  • Convert the design into a stitch pattern

Edit stitches and create your own by drawing your ideas right on the touch screen. At the touch of a button, your design is converted into a stitch pattern. The creative possibilities are endless and your stitch library is continuously expanding.

Total embroidery stitch control

Total embroidery stitch control

  • No more manual trimming on the top side
  • Invisible securing stitches
  • Smart tie-on/off stitches

Threads are automatically pulled down thanks to the Thread Away Mode. The Smart Secure function conveniently adds tie-on/off stitches to a design if none are pre-programmed. And the Invisible Secure makes the tie-on/off formation completely invisible.

Perfect Machine. Perfect Hoop.

Enjoy embroidering with the BERNINA Midi Hoop (Optional Accessory), guaranteeing quick and perfect embroidery performance.

  • Very easy to hoop and unhoop
  • Get full tension on your fabric
  • Waste less stabilizer
  • Ergonomic twist-lock mechanism
  • Size: 10.5 x 6.5 inch, 265 x 165 mm

Stitch Designer yes
Maximum embroidery area 15.7" x 8.3" / 400x210 mm
Built-in embroidery designs 332
Sewing space to the right of the needle 10” / 254 mm 254 mm
Color touch screen 7” / 18 cm
Automatic thread cutter yes
BERNINA Dual Feed (BDF) yes
Lower thread indicator yes
BSR functionality, straight stitch and zigzag      yes

Pattern start/end function yes
Elongation yes
Stitch length maximum in mm 6
Maximum stitch width 9
Programmable Securing Function yes
Stitch Designer yes
Pattern mirroring yes
360° directional sewing yes
Free Hand System (FHS) yes
Sideways motion feed yes
Number of stitch patterns (incl. alphabet) total 1352
Connecting stitches yes
Utility stitches total 32

Buttonholes (incl. eyelet) total 15
Automatic buttonhole length measuring system yes
Automatic buttonhole yes
Manual multi-step buttonhole yes
Button sew-on program yes
Darning programs 2
Decorative stitches total 506
Decorative sideways motion stitches 117
Quilting stitches total 34
Cross-stitch programs 37
Tapering/skyline stitches 28/27
Sewing alphabets 8
Monograms (with sideways motion) yes

Hook system BERNINA Hook
Maximum sewing speed (stitches per minute) 1000
Sewing space to the right of the needle 10” / 254 mm 254 mm
Color touch screen 7” / 18 cm
Drag & Drop yes
LED sewing lights 30 LED
Multi-function knobs yes
Needle positions 11
Sewing in each needle position yes
Number of spool holders 2
Semi-automatic needle threader yes
Adjustable presser foot pressure yes
Automatic presser foot pressure yes
Manual thread cutter 3
Automatic thread cutter yes
Pivot / hover function yes
BERNINA Dual Feed (BDF) yes
Adaptive Thread Tension yes
Upper thread indicator yes
Lower thread indicator yes
BSR functionality, straight stitch and zigzag yes
Embroidery functionality yes
Embroidery Module OPTIONAL
Large embroidery module OPTIONAL
Large Embroidery Module (SDT) optional
Maximum embroidery area 15.7" x 8.3" / 400x210 mm
Maximum embroidery speed (stitches per minute) 1000
Built-in embroidery designs 332
Embroidery alphabets 18
Embroidery design formats EXP, DST, PES, PEC, JEF, SEW, PCS, XXX
Onscreen editing of designs: positioning, mirroring, rotating, scaling, combining yes
Pinpoint Placement yes
Undo/Redo yes
Group/Ungroup yes
Color Wheel yes
Rearrange embroidery designs in combination yes
Invisible Secure yes
Smart Secure yes
Thread-up Command yes
Programmable jump stitch cutting yes
Thread Away Mode yes

Embroidery Consultant yes
Midi hoop functionality (embroidery field: 265×165 mm, 10.5"×6.5") yes
Mega hoop functionality (embroidery field: 400×150 mm, 15.7"×5.9") yes
Maxi hoop functionality (embroidery field: 400×210 mm, 15.7"×8.3") yes
Jumbo hoop functionality (limited embroidery field: 400×210 mm, 15.7”×10.2”) yes
Automatic hoop recognition yes
Freearm embroidery yes
Personal memory for embroidery designs yes
WordArt yes
Importing stitch patterns yes
Color resequence yes
Cut jump stitches yes
Sequence control yes
Basting yes
Endless embroidery yes
Position recall yes
Embroidery tutorial yes
BERNINA Embroidery Software Compatible yes
BERNINA PunchWork Tool compatible yes
BERNINA DesignWorks Software & Tool compatible yes
BERNINA foot control with back-kick function yes
Create and save stitch combinations yes
Memory (short-term/altered stitches) yes
Memory (long-term/altered stitches) yes
Start/stop button (stitching without foot control) yes
Slide speed control yes
Bobbin winding while sewing/embroidering yes
USB interface for PC connection yes
USB interface for USB data stick yes
Changing stitch settings while sewing yes
Needle stop up/down yes
On-screen help yes
Creative consultant yes
Sewing tutorial yes
Embroidery tutorial yes
Personal program yes
History function (most-recently-used stitch patterns) yes
Setup program yes
Eco mode yes
Machine weight 14 kg
Machine size 522 / 214 / 358 mm

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