Bernina 880 Plus

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Bernina 880 Plus: Highest Quality in sewing and embroidery!

Beautiful embroidery every time
  • Place your design exactly where you want
  • Clean embroidery results on the top
  • Intuitive & very easy to use

The B 880 PLUS is enriched with exciting embroidery features like Pinpoint Placement, Enhanced Editing Functions, Total Embroidery Stitch Control and much more.

Enjoy maximum space
  • Handle large projects with ease
  • Comfortably create big quilts
  • Designed for the Jumbo Hoop

The extended freearm of the B 880 PLUS offers 12 inches of space to the right of the needle and five inches in height. Therefore you will enjoy a huge sewing and embroidery area.

Automatic features are yours!
  • Enjoy fully automatic threading
  • Threads are cut at the end of a seam
  • No manual lifting of the presser foot

The feed dog raises and lowers automatically for free-motion stitching when using the BERNINA Stitch Regulator, and for embroidery. The presser foot lowers at the start of a seam and lifts again at the end.

A machine that is fast & quiet
  • Sew & embroider longer at a stretch
  • Easy access to the Jumbo bobbin
  • Fastest sewing & embroidering
  • Sews quietly

The Jumbo Bobbin offers 70 % more thread capacity than standard bobbins and pops in and out with the touch of a finger. Sewing speeds up to 1,200 and embroidery speeds up to 1,000 stitches per minute.

Love the BERNINA innovations
  • Alterations of stitch details are remembered
  • Handle special materials with ease
  • Stitches are kept consistent to achieve finest results

Total Stitch Control, the BERNINA Dual Feed and the BERNINA Stitch Regulator are features BERNINA developed to guarantee precise stitch quality and results.

Find the perfect stitch for you
  • Select the perfect stitch for your project
  • Choose your favorite design
  • Personalize your project with different font styles

The integrated Stitch Library offers over 1,764 stitches, is clearly categorized and stitches are easily retrieved. Find 12 font styles and 460 high-quality embroidery designs.

Design your personal stitch
  • Design & create your own stitches
  • Simply draw your ideas directly on the screen
  • Convert the design into a stitch pattern

Edit stitches and create your own. The creative possibilities are endless and you can continuously expand your stitch library.

Shape your imagination
  • Duplicate embroidery designs with one click
  • Arrange the designs in your desired formation
  • Any formation is possible

The integrated Shape Designer offers you functions like duplicating and arranging designs in a circle, square or heart.

Choose your favorite color
  • Color your design easily
  • Select your personal color scheme
  • Embroider your project in beautiful colors

With the Color Wheel, designs can be changed easily and coordinated to your favorite color scheme before you start embroidering.

Embroidery lovers will adore the B 880 PLUS thanks to:

Pinpoint Placement

  • Place your design on the fabric exactly where you want it.
  • No need to use the template anymore.
  • Easy to use: Simply select two points and match them with the markings on the hooped fabric.
  • Perfect results quickly and precisely.

Enhanced Editing

  • Undo & Redo: Simply undo or redo steps while editing or combining designs to return to your initial position.
  • Group & Ungroup: Combine designs to edit all at one time with group. Break apart designs to edit individually with ungroup.
  • Rearrange: ​Customize the design layer stitch-out sequence. Use rearrange in combination with the group function.

Total Stitch Control

  • Thread Away Mode: Pulls the threads down to the underside for clean embroidery results on the top. Program jump stitch length to manage thread cuts. Subject to design properties. No more manual trimming on the top side needed.
  • Invisible & Smart Secure: Securing stitches become invisible as the tie-on/off stitches are sewn in stitch direction. Smart secure adds tie-on/off stitches to a design, if none are preset.

Bonus Embroidery Designs & Alphabets

  • Undo & Redo: Simply undo or redo steps while editing or combining designs to return to your initial position.
  • Group & Ungroup: Combine designs to edit all at one time with group. Break apart designs to edit individually with ungroup.
  • Rearrange: ​Customize the design layer stitch-out sequence. Use rearrange in combination with the group function.

Intuitive & very easy to use

  • Embroidery Consultant: For each embroidery technique the consultant helps you to choose the correct foot, needle, thread and stabilizer according to your fabric to achieve the best results.
  • Toggle between mm & inches: The embroidery design size and the hoop dimensions can be shown in mm or inches.
  • Reads most popular file formats: EXP, DST, PES, JEF, PCS, SEW, XXX.

Optional Midi Hoop

Enjoy embroidering with the BERNINA Midi Hoop, 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

General

Hook system
RL
Maximum sewing speed (stitches per minute)
1200
Length of freearm to the right of the needle
300 mm
Color touch screen
7 Inches / 18 cm
LED sewing lights
30 LED
Multi-function knobs
x
Maximum stitch width
9
Maximum stitch length
6
Sewing in each needle position
x
Number of spool holders
c
Automatic thread cutter
x
Adjustable presser foot pressure
x
Manual thread cutter
3
BERNINA Dual Feed
x
Create and save stitch combinations
x
Throat space
12”
Fully-automatic needle threader
x
Memory (short-term/altered stitches)
x
Memory (long-term/altered stitches)
x
BSR functionality (straight stitch and zigzag)
x
Start/stop button (stitching without foot control)
x
Slide speed control
x
Upper thread indicator
x
Lower thread indicator
x
USB interface for PC connection
x
USB interface for USB data stick
x
Changing stitch settings while sewing
x
BERNINA foot control with back-kick function
x
Needle stop up/down
x
Drag & Drop
x
Bobbin winding while sewing/embroidering
x
On-screen help
x
Built-in needle threader
-
Sewing tutorial
x
Embroidery tutorial
-
Creative consultant
x
Personal program
4
History function (most-recently-used stitch patterns)
x
Setup program
x
Language selection
x
Alarm clock
x
Eco mode
x
BERNINA freearm slide-on table
x
Dust cover
x

Sewing

Pattern start/end function
x
Elongation
x
Security function program
x
Stitch Distortion
x
Stitch Designer
x
Pattern mirroring
x
360° directional sewing
x
Free Hand System (FHS)
x
Sideways motion feed
x
Number of stitch patterns (incl. alphabet) total
1764
Connecting stitches
x
Utility stitches total
40
Buttonholes (incl. eyelet) total
20
Automatic buttonhole length measuring system
x
Automatic buttonhole
x
Manual multi-step buttonhole
x
Button sew-on program
x
Darning programs
3
Heirloom stitch patterns
x
Floral stitch patterns
x
Cross-stitch programs
x
Children/novelty stitch patterns
x
Sewing alphabets
11
Monograms (with sideways motion)
x
Reverse sewing
x

Embroidery

Maximum embroidery speed (stitches per minute)
1000
Built-in embroidery designs
462
Embroidery alphabets
21
Embroidery design format
EXP, DST, PES, PEC, JEF, SEW, PCS, XXX
Onscreen editing of designs: positioning, mirroring, rotating, scaling, combining
x
Pinpoint Placement
x
Undo/Redo
x
Group/Ungroup
x
Color Wheel
x
Rearrange embroidery designs in combination
x
Invisible Secure
x
Smart Secure
x
Thread-up Command
x
Programmable jump stitch cutting
x
Thread Away Mode
x
Embroidery Consultant
x
Shape Designer
x
Mega hoop functionality (embroidery field: 400 x 150 mm)
x
Jumbo hoop functionality (limited embroidery field: 400 x 210 mm)
x
Freearm embroidery
x
Personal memory for embroidery designs
x
Standard embroidery hoops**
3 (o,m,s)
Lettering manipulation (WordArt)
x
Importing stitch patterns
x
Color resequence
x
Cut jump stitches
x
Sequence control
x
Basting
x
Endless embroidery
x
Position recall
x
BERNINA ArtLink embroidery software (downloadable from bernina.com)
x
BERNINA DesignWorks Software & Tool compatible
x
Mirroring, rotating, scaling
x

Standard Accessories for Sewing

  • Instructional DVD
  • Accessories box
  • Multiple spool holder

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