Bernina 790 Pro Sewing and Embroidery Machine

£8,100.00

  • Pre Order for Free Delivery Late July
  • Delivered Direct from Bernina UK
  • On Display In Our Showroom

 

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Description

BERNINA 790 PRO – Next level of sewing, quilting and embroidery

Enriched with exciting new sewing, quilting and embroidery features and the next generation stitchprecision Technology, the B 790 PRO is even more precise and lets you control every stitch to achieve perfect results every time.

 


 

Joy of PRO
  • BERNINA stitchprecision²
  • BERNINA Pinpoint Laser
  • 4-Point Placement with Morphing
  • BERNINA Stitchout App
  • Customizable Quilt Designs

 


 

PRO Precision!
  • Next generation stitch precision
  • Even faster embroidery
  • Superior stitch quality

The B 790 PRO features the next generation BERNINA stitchprecision Technology that makes your sewing, quilting and embroidery experience quieter, more precise, and joyful. Swiss innovations allow for superior stitch quality and up to 33% higher SDT embroidery speed.

 

 


 

Place your designs to suit your project
  • Define four points on the fabric
  • Place the design proportionally
  • Or morph to fit within the boundary

With the new 4-Point Placement the positioning of your embroidery or quilting design is extremely easy and precise. This new function allows you to place your designs to precisely suit your project. Simply define four points on the fabric in the hoop and the design is placed proportionally or can be morphed to fit the created boundary.

 

 


 

Pinpoint Laser
  • Works in every needle position
  • Indicates the exact needle entry point
  • Next generation precision

Enjoy pinpoint precision by seeing exactly where the needle will enter the fabric in every needle position. The BERNINA Pinpoint Laser marks your start and travel points as you sew and embroider.

 

 


 

Thread the needle automatically
  • You are ready for sewing in a breeze
  • Simply push a button
  • Watch the machine thread the needle

The Automatic Needle Threader helps you get started with a different thread. From a needle size of 70, the upper thread can be automatically threaded into standard sewing needles and embroidery needles. Conveniently and quickly, every time!

 

 


 

WiFi Connectivity and BERNINA Stitchout App
  • Design transfer from/to V9 Software
  • Monitor embroidery process via App
  • Real-time status updates remotely

Since WiFi is enabled on the B 790 PRO, you can transfer designs from your BERNINA Embroidery Software 9 (optional) directly to the machine, or vice versa. And thanks to the new BERNINA Stitchout App, the embroidery process can be monitored on your smartphone remotely. The in-app notifications and real-time status updates will make your embroidery more convenient.

 

 


 

Customisable Quilt Designs
  • Quilt like a PRO
  • Modify stitches per inch
  • Unlimited scaling

The new Customisable Quilt Designs (.bqm) bring the functionality of professional longarm quilting to your embroidery machine. Unlimited scaling possibilities, the ability to modify the stitches per inch (SPI) and enhanced quilt securing functions enable you to achieve perfect computerized quilting on your embroidery machine.

 

 


 

Create your individual stitch
  • …with the Stitch Designer
  • Edit existing stitch patterns
  • Easily move the stitch points with the multi-function knobs

Create your own stitches by drawing your ideas right on the touch screen. With a touch or turn on the multi-function knobs, the B 790 PRO turns your design into a stitch pattern or alters existing stitches as you wish. Save your very own stitch creations to expand your stitch library.

 

 


 

Align designs as you wish
  • Both horizontally and vertically
  • Center, left, right, top, bottom
  • Align multiple lettering lines

Easily align and distribute embroidery designs horizontally and vertically. Use Multi-line Lettering and Text Alignment to personalize your text placement. With the line break, lettering of up to 10 lines is possible.

 

 


 

You imagine it. You shape it.
  • Combine default formations
  • Arrange embroidery patterns
  • Any formation is possible

Multiply designs with one click and arrange them in a desired formation. Whether in a circle, square or heart, with the integrated Shape Designer new and unique embroidery designs emerge.

 


 

More editing possibilities
  • Embroider endlessly
  • Group & ungroup designs
  • Rearrange designs

Undo or redo steps while editing or combining designs to return to your initial position. Change the stitchout sequence of design layers or use Rearrange in combination with Group & Ungroup for further editing possibilities. With the Endless Embroidery function, you can easily repeat and align embroider designs to make continuous borders.

 

 


 

Smart embroidery technology even smarter
  • Perfect becomes superb
  • Another increase in embroidery speed
  • Even better stitch quality

Thanks to the BERNINA stitchprecisionTechnology, the already enhanced BERNINA Embroidery Module with Smart Drive Technology (SDT) is even faster and the stitch quality even more superior.

 


 

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 included BERNINA Stitch Regulator foot assists you with free-motion sewing and quilting with a straight or zigzag stitch, ensuring stitches of the exact same length even at variable sewing speeds.

 


 

Sew any material like a PRO
  • Enjoy superb fabric feed
  • Optimum visibility while sewing
  • Easy engaging

The BERNINA Dual Feed tames hard-to-manage fabrics providing superb fabric feed and optimum visibility while you sew. Easy to engage when needed, the BERNINA Dual Feed tucks completely out of the way when it’s not required.

 

 


 

Jumbo bobbin
  • Ideally suited for decorative stitches
  • Sew & embroider for a longer period 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.

 

 


 

*New Owners of this machine are eligible for a Free Foundation Training Course at the Bernina Tuition Centre in London*

Additional information

Overview

Sewing space to the right of the needle – 10”
Automatic needle threader
BERNINA Pinpoint Laser
WiFi Connectivity
BERNINA stitchprecision2 – Technology
Sideways motion feed
Stitch Designer
BSR 3 mode (basting)
Customizable Quilt Designs (.bqm files) – 76
4-Point Placement with Morphing
2-Point Placement
Embroidery Module L (SDT)

Sewing & Quilting

Maximum sewing speed (stitches per minute) – 1000
Maximum stitch width – 9
Stitch length maximum in mm – 6
Needle positions – 11
Sideways motion feed
Automatic buttonhole
Manual multi-step buttonhole
Import/Export Stitches via USB
Memory (short-term/altered stitches)
History function (most-recently-used stitch patterns)
Stitch Designer
Creative consultant
Drag & Drop
Pattern repeat (up to 9) – 1-99
Pattern start/end function
Pattern end programmable
Pattern mirroring
Elongation
Triple Stitch
Reverse sewing
Automatic securing function
Programmable Securing Function
BSR functionality, straight stitch and zigzag
BSR 3 mode (basting)
Start/stop button (stitching without foot control)
Pivot / hover function
Monograms (with sideways motion)
Number of stitch patterns (incl. alphabet) total – 2040
Sewing alphabets – 9/1
Decorative stitches total – 700
Button sew-on program
Buttonholes (incl. eyelet) total – 15
Utility stitches total – 38
Decorative sideways motion stitches – 139
Quilting stitches total – 70
Tapering/skyline stitches – 0/28/30
Darning programs – 2
360° directional sewing

General Features

Sewing space to the right of the needle – 10”
Colour touch screen – 7” / 18 cm
Multi-function knobs
LED sewing lights – 30
Automatic needle threader
Manual thread cutter – 3
BERNINA Pinpoint Laser
WiFi Connectivity
BERNINA stitchprecision2 – Technology
Changing stitch settings while sewing
Adaptive Thread Tension
BERNINA Dual Feed (BDF)
Hook system BERNINA Hook
Bobbin winding while sewing/embroidering
Free Hand System (FHS)
BERNINA foot control with back-kick function
Needle stop up/down
Automatic presser foot lift
Automatic thread cutter
Adjustable presser foot pressure
Lower thread indicator
Upper thread indicator
Sewing tutorial
On-screen help
Eco Mode
Slide speed control
Machine weight – 30.9 lb
Machine size – 20.5″ / 8.4″ / 14.1″

Embroidery

Maximum Embroidery Speed (Stitches per minute) – 1000
Embroidery Area – 15.7" x 8.3"
Freearm Embroidery
Built-in Embroidery Designs – 500
Embroidery Alphabets – 25
Customisable Quilt Designs (.bqm files) – 76
On-screen Editing of Designs
Duplicate/Add Designs
Change Design Size Proportionally
Change Design Size Non-Proportionally
Move, Rotate, and Mirror
Align/Distribute embroidery designs
Endless Embroidery
Shape Designer
Color Wheel
QWERTY Keyboard
WordArt
Multi-line Lettering and Align
Drag and Drop
Absolute Check Design Positioning
4-Point Placement with Morphing
2-Point Placement
Lock Scaling
Check Design Size
Group/Ungroup
Rearrange designs
Undo/Redo
Adjust Stitch Density
Change Stitch Type
Change Thread Brand
Basting
Colour Resequence
Stitch Design as Single/Multi-Color
Personal Memory for Saving Embroidery Designs
Programmable Jump Stitch Cutting
Smart Secure
Invisible Secure
Centering the Embroidery Design
Thread Away Mode
Switch Unit of Measurement
Creative Consultant Embroidery
Embroider Sewing Stitches
Multi-format Reading
Embroidery design formats – EXP, DST, PES, PEC, JEF, SEW, PCS, XXX
BQM Format Reading
Adjust Stitches Per Inch (BQM)
Direct 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
Embroidery Module
Embroidery Module L (SDT)
Jumbo Hoop Compatibility – (limited embroidery field: 400×210 mm, 15.7"×8.3")

Register your machine and extend your warranty

Few brands can match BERNINA’s reputation for quality of engineering, design and durability. You know that when you buy a BERNINA, you have a sewing companion for the long-term and that’s why we are happy and confident to offer a full 7 YEARS PARTS AND LABOUR WARRANTY on new BERNINA sewing machines purchased from an authorised BERNINA UK stockist. There are terms & conditions which apply (click the link to read them) and then register your machine to give you peace of mind.

What's in the box

Foot control
Power cable
Brush
Angular Torx wrench
Screwdriver red
Screwdriver Torx, gray
Selection of needles
Height compensation tool
Seam ripper
2 Foam pads
4 Bobbins in the accessory, 1 bobbin in the bobbin case
3 Spool discs
Soft Cover with pocket
Seam guide, right
BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR)
Reverse Pattern Foot #1C
Reverse Pattern Foot #1D
Buttonhole Foot with Slide #3A
Zipper Foot #4D
Blindstitch Foot #5
Jeans Foot #8D
Open Embroidery Foot #20C
Embroidery Foot #26L
Sideways-Motion Foot #40C
Freearm Slide-on Table
Knee lifter/Free-Hand System (FHS)
Touchscreen Pen
Sewing Machine Oil
Accessories Box
Embroidery Module L (SDT)
Small Embroidery Hoop
Medium Embroidery Hoop
Large Oval Embroidery Hoop

More space than ever before

  • 14″ to the right of the needle
  • Large 10″ touch screen
  • Giant embroidery with the Giant Hoop

The B 990 includes a meticulously engineered extended freearm with 14″ (356 mm) of space to the right of the needle and the Giant Embroidery Hoop (16.1″ x 12″), providing you with ample space for big, beautiful sewing, quilting and embroidery projects.

More space than ever before

  • 14″ to the right of the needle
  • Large 10″ touch screen
  • Giant embroidery with the Giant Hoop

 

The B 990 includes a meticulously engineered extended freearm with 14″ (356 mm) of space to the right of the needle and the Giant Embroidery Hoop (16.1″ x 12″), providing you with ample space for big, beautiful sewing, quilting and embroidery projects.

Preview your stitches and designs

  • Scan and preview your designs
  • View the needle area on screen
  • BERNINA Placement Scanner & Camera


With the new BERNINA Placement Scanner and Camera, you can scan the embroidery hoop, and view the needle area on the screen in sewing and embroidery. This allows you to precisely position your designs and stitches. Scan to preview how your designs, the chosen thread color and size will look like when stitched.
Also, you can transfer the scanned background to the optional BERNINA Embroidery Software 9.

Preview your stitches and designs

  • Scan and preview your designs
  • View the needle area on screen
  • BERNINA Placement Scanner & Camera


With the new BERNINA Placement Scanner and Camera, you can scan the embroidery hoop, and view the needle area on the screen in sewing and embroidery. This allows you to precisely position your designs and stitches. Scan to preview how your designs, the chosen thread color and size will look like when stitched.
Also, you can transfer the scanned background to the optional BERNINA Embroidery Software 9.

​Thread the needle automatically​

  • Simply push a button to thread
  • Watch the machine thread the needle
  • Ready to create in seconds


The Automatic Needle Threader helps you get started with a different thread. Sewing and embroidery needles from size 70 can be automatically threaded. Get started with a different thread, faster than ever before.

Preview your stitches and designs

  • Works in every needle position
  • Indicates the exact needle entry point
  • Next level precision


Enjoy pinpoint precision by seeing exactly where the needle will enter the fabric in every needle position. The BERNINA Pinpoint Laser marks your start and travel points as you sew and embroider.

Ruler Work with BSR

Built-in Stitch Regulation

  • BERNINA Integrated Stitch Regulator
  • Use Stitch Regulation for Ruler Work
  • Works with all BERNINA quilting presser feet and accessories

Simply attach the included BERNINA 5.5 mm BISR Stitch Plate with Sensor, and the quilting foot of your choice to achieve perfect quilting stitches with the exact same length at variable sewing speeds. Automatic stitch regulation is now possible with all quilting applications including Ruler Work, thanks to the innvoative BERNINA Integrated Stitch Regulator (BISR).

Automatic stitch plate recognition

  • Insert stitch plate and sew!
  • Additional security function
  • Three included stitch plates


The B 990 automatically recognizes the stitch plate once it is attached to the machine. If the stitch plate is not
compatible with the selected stitch pattern, needle or presser foot the machine will not sew as an additional
security measure.

Choose or create your matching stitch

  • Total of 2,927 stitch patterns
  • Resize any stitch from 25% to 500%
  • Design your individual stitch


With a touch, the B 990 transforms your design into a stitch pattern or alters existing stitches as you wish. Resize any stitch from 25% to 500% with the new Jumbo Stitch. Undo and redo steps in sewing and with the Stitch Designer create your own stitches by drawing your ideas right on the touch screen.

Take your embroidery to a gigantic level

  • Extra large 16.1” x 12” embroidery area
  • Giant Hoop with ergonomic twist lock
  • Perfect for large quilts


With the new Giant Hoop and the extra large 16.1″ x 12″ embroidery field, you will be able to embroider a full 12-inch square. Thanks to the ergonomic twist lock closure, hooping and re-hooping is easy. The inner markings of the hoop and template allow you to easily align a 12-inch square.

Organize your stitches and designs

  • Create and name folders
  • Save new or adjusted stitches
  • Move, copy and paste from the USB stick


Organize your stitch patterns with the File Manager: Save, name, and store new or adjusted stitch patterns and combinations in your personal folder. Easily create, move, copy and paste files and folder to keep your stitches and embroidery designs organized with the File Manager. Name your adjusted stitch patterns and combinations and move entire folders of designs from a USB straight to your folder on the machine.

Place your designs to suit your project

  • 2-Point and 4-Point Placement
  • Place designs as they are or morph to fit
  • Perfect placement every time!

Pinpoint Placement with 2-Point and 4-Point placement options allows you to easily place designs with utmost precision. Simply define four points on the fabric with the new 4-Point Placement and morph or proportionally fit the design to the area. Use Virtual Positioning to verify exact stitch points for ultimate precision.

BERNINA stitchprecision2 Technology

  • Next generation stitch precision
  • Even faster embroidery
  • Superior stitch quality


The B 990 features the next generation BERNINA stitchprecisionTechnology that makes your sewing, quilting and embroidery experience quieter, more precise, and joyful.

New high-end Embroidery Module XL

  • Superb stitch quality
  • Compatible with BERNINA Embroidery Hoops
  • Features BERNINA Smart Drive Technology


The new high-end Embroidery Module XL with Smart Drive Technology (SDT) ensures flawless embroidery.

Sew and embroider for a longer period of time

  • Front loading, easy access Jumbo Bobbin
  • Ideally suited for decorative stitches
  • More time for your creativity


The front loading, easy access Jumbo Bobbin holds up to 70% more thread than standard bobbins, allowing you to sew and embroider longer.