Bernina 790

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Comfortable sewing and embellishing of the finest fabrics

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

The B 790 offers a full 10-inch extended freearm including ten inches of space to the right of the needle. Enjoy a large sewing and embroidery area.

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. The creative possibilities are endless and your stitch library is continuously expanding.

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.

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 how much stabilizer you need
  • 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.

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.

Enjoy embroidery at its best
  • Switch to embroidery mode with one click
  • Edit any design with ease
  • Position the design precisely

Complex design combinations can be re-sequenced according to color. Save the finished design on the machine or on a USB stick.

General

Hook system Bernina Hook
Maximum sewing speed (stitches per minute)
1000
Length of freearm to the right of the needle
10" (254mm)
Color touch screen
7 Inches / 18 cm
LED sewing lights
30 LED
Multi-function knobs
yes
Maximum stitch width
9
Maximum stitch length
6
Needle positions
11
Sewing in each needle position
yes
Number of spool holders
2
Semi-automatic needle threader
yes
Automatic thread cutter
yes
Adjustable presser foot pressure
yes
Manual thread cutter
3
BERNINA Dual Feed
yes
Adaptive Thread Tension
yes
Create and save stitch combinations
yes
Memory (short-term/altered stitches)
yes
Memory (long-term/altered stitches)
yes
BSR enabled, straight stitch and zigzag (separate BSR foot required)
yes
Start/stop button (stitching without foot control)
yes
Slide speed control
yes
Upper thread indicator
yes
Lower thread indicator
yes
USB interface for PC connection
yes
USB interface for USB data stick
yes
Changing stitch settings while sewing
yes
BERNINA foot control with back-kick function
yes
Needle stop up/down
yes
Drag & Drop
yes
Bobbin winding while sewing/embroidering
yes
On-screen help
yes
Sewing tutorial
yes
Creative consultant
yes
Personal program
4
History function (most-recently-used stitch patterns)
yes
Setup program
yes
Eco mode
yes
Machine Weight
30.87 lbs (14 kg)
Machine Size
20.5″ / 8.4″ / 14.1″ (522 / 214 / 358 mm)

Sewing

Pattern start/end function
yes
Elongation
yes
Programmable Securing Function
yes
Stitch Designer
yes
360° directional sewing
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/td>
506
Decorative Sideways Motion Stitches
117
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Quilting Stitches Total
34
Cross-stitch programs
37
Tapering/Skyline Stitches
28/27
Sewing alphabets
8
Monograms (with sideways motion)
yes

Embroidery

Embroidery Module
yes
Maximum embroidery area
15.7" x 8.3" / 400x210 mm
Maximum embroidery speed (stitches per minute)
1000
Built-in embroidery designs
270
Embroidery alphabets
8
Embroidery design format
EXP
Onscreen editing of designs: positioning, mirroring, rotating, scaling, combining
yes
Large Embroidery module BOA
yes
Group/Ungroup
yes
Rearrange embroidery designs in combination
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
Lettering manipulation (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

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