The Bernina 500 is a high-power embroidery machine that will sew the most delicate designs with the most professional finish. Embroidery is no problem with the Bernina 500 allowing you to free arm embroidery. Allowing you to stitch in places you haven’t thought of before, like the sleeve on a shirt, or pant legs. This machine offers so many options let us cover a few.
There was extra time spent on designing this machine from all angles. Consequently there are several handy features that, once you use them you won’t want to be without them.
The Menu System on the Bernina 500 is easy and helpful. With on screen help and simple short cuts to allow you to move through the different options quickly and effortlessly.
275 Built-in Designs, and Alphabet 9 and with the ability to connect directly to your pc or a USB drive for importing more the sky is the limit.
The Bernina 500 has 4 thread cutters strategically placed around the machine, no more searching for scissors when you have finished winding the bobbin, or finishing a seam.
The Bobbin has a winder that can be used while the machine is sewing, so next time you are in the middle of an embroidery design, wind away.
JUMBO Bobbin Size
The Bobbin is a Jumbo size, so your sewing time is extended, between windings by 70%. You will come to love this front-loading bobbin.
The Free Arm is 8.5” long and gives you plenty of room no matter if you are sewing sleeves or quilting.
Start/Stop & Slide Control
Control how and when your machine embroideries. The Start and Stop button makes it easy for you to control. While the machine embroideries and the slider allows you to go as fast or slow as you would like.
Sewing with the Bernina 500 it will be so easy to operate with all the automatic and programmable options available. We will not only teach you how to use your machine, but help you establish the settings that make sewing right for you.
Threading the Needle
Beginning with threading the machine is no longer a challenge. The Bernina 500 comes with a semi-automatic Needle Threading system, that will allow you to thread the needle in a hurry and keep on sewing, not to mention no more trying to find the eye of the needle no matter how good your eye sight is.
The Bernina 500 comes with a push button thread cutter, saving you time and money. The thread is cut in place and you won’t have all the extra strings to trim latter, which will save you time in the end and cost of the thread adds up.
Securing the Stitch
Secure the stitch automatically at the beginning and end of each seam, makes using this machine effortlessly. No more back and forth to secure a seam, when this machine can be programmed to do it for you or with the foot control.
The Bernina 500 makes embroidery work a dream. So many options and features that will make your projects move quickly from UFO (Unidentified Fabric Objects) to Finished in no time. Achieving the finest embroidery results.
Allowing you to choose how you want your projects sewen, grouping like colors together or in order of the project. This will save you time and help you complete your projects quicker.
Will allow you to manipulate your patterns to sew all of one color at a time for less thread changes.
In embroidery work positioning is everything. Your designs will be in the exactly desired location on your projects, the Bernina 500 has easy placement that will help your projects look professional and perfect.
The Bernina 500 can cut all the threads when jumping to the next stitch of your embroidery, so you don’t have to do all the clean up when it is done. It cuts the thread and pulls it to the bottom and secures it for that professional look.
Free Arm Embroidery
Therefore, you can embroidery on smaller surfaces such as sleeves or pants legs. One more way to embrace your projects with gusto.
Built-In Embroidery Designs
With the Bernina 500 you will be off and running with the 275 Built-In Embroidery Designs at your finger tips and the 15.7” x 5.9” Embroidery area.
With Letter Manipulation the Bernina 500 allows you to adjust letter to display just like you want them, word art for your projects!
Due to the engineering Bernina 500 uses the following formats: EXP, DST, PES, PEC, JEF, SEW, PCS, XXX
Bernina ARTLink is embroidery software that comes with the machine to help you with your embroidery projects. Just download the software and your off and running.