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Bernina 480

It's important to note that the BERNINA 480 from Byrne Sewing is a premium sewing machine, and its features and capabilities come at a higher price point. However, if you value precision, versatility, and advanced functionality in your sewing projects, the BERNINA 480 is an excellent choice!

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Power, speed, perfection and ease

  • 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

Automatic features save time

  • Automatic thread cutting
  • Press a button, 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.

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.

Big ideas need more space

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

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

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 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 easy

Perfect stitches perfectly easy

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

The BERNINA 480 from Byrne Sewing is a high-quality sewing machine that offers a wide range of features and capabilities:

1. Precision Stitching: The BERNINA 480 is known for its precise stitch quality, ensuring that your sewing projects come out beautifully. It utilizes BERNINA's renowned Stitch Regulator (BSR) technology, which provides consistent stitch length and perfect stitch formation, even at high sewing speeds. This is especially useful for free-motion quilting and embroidery.

2. Extensive Stitch Library: This sewing machine comes with an extensive stitch library, offering a variety of decorative, utility, and alphanumeric stitches. With the BERNINA 480, you have the flexibility to choose from a wide range of stitch patterns to enhance your sewing projects and unleash your creativity.

3. Automatic Features: The BERNINA 480 incorporates various automatic features that simplify your sewing process. It has an automatic thread cutter that trims both the top and bobbin threads with a touch of a button. The machine also features automatic needle threading, making it easier and quicker to get started on your projects.

4. Dual Feed System: The BERNINA 480 is equipped with an integrated dual feed system, which ensures even and precise fabric feeding. This system helps to prevent fabric shifting and puckering, making it ideal for sewing difficult fabrics, multiple layers, or quilting projects. The dual feed can be engaged or disengaged as per your sewing needs.

5. Wide Work Area: With a spacious work area and a large sewing surface, the BERNINA 480 provides ample space for large projects such as quilts and garments. The extended free arm allows easy access to hard-to-reach areas, making sewing sleeves, cuffs, and other small items more convenient.

6. Byrne Sewing's Expertise: Byrne Sewing is a reputable retailer that specializes in sewing machines and related accessories. They offer a range of support services, including customer assistance, training, and maintenance for the BERNINA 480. Purchasing from Byrne Sewing ensures you have access to their expertise and reliable customer support.

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

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