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BERNINA 480 Sewing & Quilting Machine

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  • 9 mm stitch width for decorative stitches
  • Jumbo bobbin for fewer interruptions
  • Convenient Automatic Thread Cutter
  • Adjustable tension for perfect stitches
  • Easy threading saves you time

BERNINA 480 Sewing & Quilting Machine

Automatic features save time

  • Automatic thread cutting
  • Press a button, and thread is cut
  • Save time for the most creativity

Threads are cut automatically and the needle lifts leaving your hands free to keep on creating as easily and quickly as you like.

Big ideas need more space

  • More room for all kinds of projects
  • Slide-on extension table included
  • Spacious and hassle free

The extended free-arm offers 7 inches right of the needle and allows plenty of room for projects, quilts, and all kinds of creativity.

Adjustable presser foot pressure

  • Thin fabrics? Increase pressure
  • Thick materials? Reduce pressure
  • Sew a variety of materials with ease

The basic setting can be individually adjusted, ensuring the ideal pressure is always used for whatever fabrics and materials you choose.

Easy to navigate touch screen

  • Modern color touch screen
  • Easy to use with simple navigation
  • On-screen support when needed

The on-screen, there-when-you-need-it, Sewing Consultant helps you find the right settings. Make suggested adjustments quickly with the multi-function knobs. 

Hands free and in control

  • Hands-free sewing with the knee lifter
  • Your hands guide the fabric anytime
  • Simultaneously raises/lowers presser foot and feed dog

The BERNINA Free Hand System lets you lift or lower the presser foot using only the knee lifter, keeping your hands free to guide your projects.

Perfect stitches perfectly ease

  • Sew perfect stitches with 9 mm stitch width
  • Jumbo bobbin means fewer stops
  • Convenient, front-load bobbin

The BERNINA Hook keeps the stitches consistent and precise, and fast too, sewing at a maximum speed of 900 stitches per minute.

"The B 480 is an essential part of my studio."

Highly sophisticated. Brilliantly simple. Like Yvonne’s beautiful designs, her B 480 expertly combines simple, easy-to-use features with innovative technology, ensuring that her stitches are impeccable on everything from leather to delicate fabrics. Her machine exceeds her expectations. You can expect the same.

Yvonne Reichmuth - "YVY" Swiss Fashion Designer

Additional Information

Features
  • BERNINA Hook System
  • Maximum sewing speed (stitches per minute): 900
  • Length of free-arm to the right of the needle: 7"
  • Color touch screen: 4.3"
  • 8 LED sewing lights
  • Multi-function knobs
  • Maximum stitch width: 9
  • Maximum stitch length: 6
  • Needle positions: 11
  • Sews in each needle position
  • 2 Spool holders
  • Semi-automatic needle threader
  • Automatic thread cutter
  • Adjustable presser foot pressure
  • Manual thread cutter
  • Adaptive thread tension
  • Create and save stitch combinations
  • Memory (short term/altered stitches)
  • BSR enabled, straight stitch and zigzag (separate BSR foot required)
  • Start/stop button (stitching without foot control)
  • Slide speed control
  • USB interface for PC connection
  • Changing stitch settings while sewing
  • BERNINA foot control with back-kick function
  • Needle stop up/down
  • Drag & Drop
  • Bobbin winding while sewing/embroidering
  • On-screen help
  • Sewing tutorial
  • Creative consultant
  • Setup program
Sewing Features
  • Pattern start/end function
  • Elongation
  • Automatic securing function
  • Pattern repeat (up to 9)
  • Free Hand System (FHS)
  • Automatic buttonhole length measuring system
  • Automatic buttonhole
  • Manual multi-step buttonhole
  • Button sew-on program
  • Reverse sewing
Sewing & Quilting Features
  • Number of stitch patterns (incl. alphabet) total: 994
  • Utility stitches total: 29
  • Buttonholes (incl. eyelet) total: 11
  • Darning programs: 2
  • Decorative stitches total: 250
  • Quilting stitches total: 27
  • Cross-stitch programs: 21
  • Sewing alphabets: 5
Included Feet
  • Reverse pattern foot 1C
  • Overlock foot 2A
  • Automatic buttonhole foot with slide 3A
  • Zipper foot 4
  • Blind stitch foot 5
Included Accessories
  • BERNINA free-arm slide-on table
  • Soft cover with pocket
  • Magnetic accessory box
  • Knee lifter
  • 3 Spool discs
  • 4 Bobbins
  • 1 Foam pad
  • Seam ripper
  • Height compensation tool
  • Selection of needles
  • Screwdriver red
  • Brush
  • Lubricator
  • Power cable
  • Foot control

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Meissner now offers a Complete Protection Plan that enables you to protect your investment and ensures that your sewing machine is always in top working condition.

Here are the benefits you will receive with our Meissner Complete Protection Plan:

“Bumper to Bumper” Protection for 3 Years*

100% of all repairs and maintenance associated with your machine, including the cost of all parts and labor. Service for the average sewing machine can cost you $169 - $299 for yearly maintenance as suggested by most sewing machine manufacturer’s. That’s up to $897 over just three years.

While it may be rare, parts do fail from time to time. And if it happens to your machine, the cost could be substantial. For instance, a new circuit board could cost almost $700. The Meissner Complete Protection Plan covers this unforeseen repair!

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If you decide to upgrade to a new machine within 1 year, the MCPP guaran­tees that you will receive the full price of what you paid for the machine** as a trade-in value on the new, upgraded machine.***

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*Valid only in the United States, and is void if the product is used commercially. It does not cover repairs necessitated by external causes such as, but not limited to: acts of abuse, damage in transport, fire, flood, storm or earthquake.
**Guaranteed purchase price of the machine less the retail value of any free merchandise that was given with the machine at time of purchase.
***Trade-in value is put toward the MSRP of the upgraded machine.

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