Bernette b08 Straight Stitch

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Feel the need for speed

The b08 Straight Stitch is a powerhouse with a speed of 1,600 stitches per minute, making it one of the fastest domestic sewing machine on the market. Equipped with a powerful DC motor, this machine ensures efficient performance for all your sewing projects.

The Automatic Thread Cutter provides added convenience, while the Extra Large Bobbin and the Independent Bobbin Winding Motor allow for extended sewing sessions without interruptions. With its sturdy metal body, the b08 eliminates vibrations for flawless sewing, making it the perfect choice.

Need for Speed - One of the fastest domestic machines

Experience the need for speed with an impressive speed of 1'600 stitches per minute. This machine will reduce the time needed to complete your sewing projects.

Easily adjust your sewing pace by simply using the speed control slider on the machine. This can he yery helpful while sewing with delicate fabrics. With the extra-large Foot Control, you can even sew stitch-by-stitch, which is particularly useful when sewing with delicate fabrics.

Sew with Power - Glide through the fabric like butter

The b08 Straight Stitch sewing machine focuses on the essentials – a beautiful straight seam. The powerful DC motor is an essential aspect for your sewing work and offers you high speed and efficiency. You can sew a wide range of fabrics, from delicate silks to heavy-duty denims and leather. The adjustable thread tension ensures that stitches remain strong, even when sewing multiple fabric layers.

Sew for longer periods of time - May your bobbin always be full!

This machine comes with an Extra Large Bobbin which holds up to 40% more thread compared to regular bobbins, allowing you to sew longer sessions without winding. This is particular an advantage for large projects such as quilts or long seams in garment sewing.

The best part is that there is no need to remove the sewing project thanks to the side-loading access to the bobbin. In addition, the all-metal bobbin case gives more stability. Combined with the Rotary Hook, you will get flawless results.

Wind bobbins while sewing

With the independent bobbin winding motor, you can wind your bobbin without interrupting your sewing. This allows for a smoother and more efficient sewing.

Cut threads automatically

Finish your projects seamlessly with the automatic thread cutter, easily accessible via the big button right on the front of the machine. Alternatively, keep your hands on your project and cut the thread with the Automatic Thread Cutter Foot Control (optional accessory).

Sew big with the Extension Table

The included super spacious extension table (23.6” x 15.7”, 60 x 40 cm) gives you all the room you need to spread out. Dive into your quilts and big projects with total ease.


Machine Type
Highspeed Household Sewing Machine
Hook System
Rotary Hook
Space to the right of the Needle
8.8“ (225 mm)
Workspace Height
5.5“ (140 mm)
Presser foot pressure manually adjustable
Uppper thread tension manually adjustable
Bobbin thread tension manually adjustable
Manual thread cutter
Foot Control for Automatic Thread Cutter
Built-in needle threader
Side-load bobbin
Presser foot lift height
Lever = 6 mm, Knee Lifter = 8 mm, Extra Lift = 12.7 mm
Bobbin size
40% more capacity than standard bobbins
Bobbin winding
Independent motor / on board
Sewing light
6 LEDs


Maximum sewing speed (stitches per minute)
Speed Regulation (slide speed control)
Maximum stitch width
Feed dog options
Raised needle plate to cover feed dog for free motion stitching (e.g. quilting)
Pre-tension for heavy threads
Lever for reverse sewing
Needle Up-Down system

Standard Accessories

Large Foot Control
Straight Stitch Foot with Standard Needle Plate
Narrow Straight Stitch Foot
Extension Table
Knee Lifter
BERNINA/Schmetz Needle Set HLx5 Assortment for highspeed sewing machines
Mettler Threads Starter Kit


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