Bernina 990 - Preorder


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Price: 1,000.00

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You can leave a 100% refundable deposit of $1,000 to be part of our first shipment of 990s.
Pocono Sew and Vac will match your $1,000 deposit on your new Bernina 990!
Pre-Orders end July 10th. Order today!

If you would like to leave a larger deposit, or have more questions, please give us a call!

The price above is for the deposit! These machines will be IN STORE Pickup ONLY!

Magical sewing, quilting and embroidery.

Imagine a sewing machine that can do it all: sew, quilt, and embroider with flawless precision, captivating speed and miraculous features. A machine that will help you transform any project into a masterpiece of art and craft. That sewing machine is the BERNINA 990, the ultimate expression of Swiss engineering, precision and innovation.

This new BERNINA flagship sewing and embroidery machine offers you an amazing 14 inches of space to the right of the needle and innovative features you have always dreamed of.

The B 990 is more intuitive than ever with easy, modern navigation and gestures. Tap into your inner artist customizing the  2,927 stitch patterns and 879 built-in embroidery designs. Precisely place and view directly on the screen in front of you with the help from the new BERNINA Placement Scanner, integrated Camera and BERNINA Pinpoint Laser.

In addition, with WiFi Connectivity and the new Help Center at your side, you can access feature and technique information anytime and anywhere.

This is the new BERNINA 990. Create your Magic!


The B 990 includes a meticulously engineered extended freearm with 14 inches (356 mm) of space to the right of the needle, providing you with ample space for big, beautiful sewing, quilting and embroidery projects.


The large interactive touch screen with gesture capabilities, icons with text descriptions, and intuitive interactions makes sewing and embroidery easier than ever. It can be operated with touch gestures, the included touch screen pen, or an optional computer mouse.


Access the onboard manual with search functionality, the Creative Consultant with step-by-step tutorials, or the Quick Start to get started sewing and embroidering in no time. The Help Center can be accessed on your personal device (tablet or smartphone) by simply scanning the QR code on screen (must be connected to WiFi) allowing you to always have information right by your side.


Scan and view the embroidery hoop and view the needle area on screen with the Camera in both sewing and embroidery for perfect placement of stitch patterns and embroidery designs.


The Automatic Needle Threader helps you get started with a different thread by simply pushing a button. Conveniently and quickly, every single time.

Space to the Right of the Needle 14" (356 mm)
Workspace Height 5" (127 mm)
Large Centrally Located Color Touch Screen 10.1" (254 mm)
Help Center
File Manager
Multi-function Knobs
LED Sewing Lights 90
Automatic Needle Threader
Manual Thread Cutters 3
BERNINA Pinpoint Laser*
BERNINA stitchprecision2 Technology
Stitch Plate Recognition
BERNINA Adaptive Thread Tension
Hook System BERNINA
Jumbo Bobbin with 70% more Capacity
Bobbin Winding while Sewing/Embroidering
Powerful DC Motor
BERNINA Free Hand System (FHS)
Programmable BERNINA Foot Control
Needle Stop Up/Down
Thread-up Command
Automatic Presser Foot Lifter
Automatic Thread Cutter
Adjustable Presser Foot Pressure
Lower and Upper Thread Sensor
Quick Help

Maximum Sewing Speed (stitches per minute) 1,200 spm
Maximum Stitch Width 9 mm
Maximum Stitch Length 6 mm
Adjustable Needle Positions 11
Presser Foot Selection
Customizable Stitch Altering Area
Security Function for Needle and Stitch Plate
Sideways Motion
Automatic Buttonhole / Length Measuring System
Manual Multi-step Buttonhole
Adjustable Buttonhole Slit Width
Personal Folder
Temporary Altered Stitch Memory
History Function 24
Stitch Designer
Creative Consultant Sewing
Pattern Repeat 1-99
Pattern Begin / Pattern End
Mirror-image function
Basting Stitch Stitch #21
Long Stitch
Jumbo Stitch
Triple Stitch
Undo/Redo in Sewing
BERNINA Integrated Stitch Regulator (BISR)
BSR Foot #42 Enabled
Adjustable minimum stitching speed in BSR/BISR 1 Mode
Adjustment of stitch lengths as stitches per inch (SPI) in BSR/BISR
KickStart Function
Start/Stop Button (stitching without foot control)
Presser Foot Hover Function
Freearm Sewing
Total Number of Sewing Stitch Patterns (incl. alphabets) 2,927
Alphabets/Monograms 16/2
Decorative Stitches 957
Button Sew-On Program 1
Buttonholes/Eyelets 17/2
Practical Stitches 40
Sideways Motion Stitches 272
Quilting Stitches 124
Tapering/Banner Stitch Patterns 44/36

Maximum Embroidery Speed (stitches per minute) 1,000 spm
Embroidery Area 410 × 305 mm, 16.1“ × 12“
BERNINA Placement Scanner
Freearm Embroidery
Built-in Embroidery Designs 879
Embroidery Alphabets 24
Customizable Quilt Designs (BQM files) 206
On-screen Editing of Designs
Change Design Size Proportionally/Non-Proportionally
Align/Distribute Embroidery Designs
Endless Embroidery
Shape Designer
Color Wheel
Customizable Lettering
QWERTY Keyboard
Multi-line Lettering and Align Function
Drag & Drop
Virtual Positioning
Pinpoint Placement with 2-Point and 4-Point Placement
Check Design Size
Move Up and Move Down
Adjust Stitch Density
Margin Spacing in Basting
Color Resequence
Stitch Design as Single/Multi-Color
Programmable Jump Stitch Cutting
Smart Secure
Invisible Secure
Thread Away Mode
Creative Consultant Embroidery
Embroider Sewing Stitches
Multi-format Design compatible (EXP, DST, PEC, PES, JEF, PCS, SEW, XXX )
Customizable Quilt Design Format compatible (BQM, HQF, PAT, PLI, QLI, TAP)
Adjustable Stitch Length (SPI) for Customizable Quilt Designs
Start and Stop Editing
Design transfer to/from BERNINA Embroidery Software 9 via WiFi
Embroidery Design Import/Export via USB Interface
Automatic Hoop Recognition
View Stitch-out Time, Thread Colors, Size, Stitches
BERNINA Stitchout App Compatible
Embroidery Sequence Control
Position Recall
Jumbo, Maxi, Mega and Midi Hoop Compatibility
Medium and Small Clamp Embroidery Hoop Compatibility

Embroidery Module XL with Smart Drive Technology (SDT )
BERNINA Precision Presser Feet included 11
Reverse Pattern Foot #1C
Dual Feed Reverse Pattern Foot #1D
Overlock Foot #2A
Buttonhole Foot with Slide #3A
Zipper Foot #4D
Blindstitch Foot #5
Button Sew-on Foot #18
Open Embroidery Foot #20C
Embroidery Foot #26L
BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR) #42
Sideways Motion Foot #40C
Slide-on Extension Table
Knee Lever/Free Hand System (FHS)
Standard Embroidery Hoops Included 4
Giant Hoop with Template (410 x 305 mm, 16.1" x 12")
Embroidery Hoop Large Oval with Template (255 × 145 mm, 10" × 5.7")
Embroidery Hoop Medium Oval with Template (130 × 100 mm, 5.1" × 3.9")
Embroidery Hoop Small with Template (72 × 50 mm, 2.8" × 2")
9 mm Stitch Plate with Sensor
Straight/CutWork Stitch Plate with Sensor
5.5 mm BISR Stitch Plate with Sensor
Machine and Module Dust Cover
Accessory Box

Machine footprint (width x length) 9.5“ x 26.5“ (242 x 673 mm)
Embroidery module footprint (width x length) 25“ x 21.7“ (636 x 550 mm)
Weight Machine 42.3 lb (19.2 kg)
Weight Embroidery Module 15 lb (6.8 kg)


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