Ultimate Sewing and Quilting – the most important functions and features of the Bernina 820 in a nutshell:
Major Functions and Features
innovative Bernina Hook System
The Bernina 820 rotary hook swings out to the front for the ultimate in user-friendly operation.
Over 40% more capacity on the bobbin makes for greater reserves of thread, and thus significantly less preparation time.
High resolution Central Screen
With more than 65,500 colours the 5-inch high resolution colour touch screen provides crystal clear graphics; large control panels
make navigation easier.
30 exceptionally bright LeD lights perfectly illuminate the working area around the needle and free arm.
Maximum Stitch Width/Stitch Length
With 9 mm stitch width and 6 mm stitch length, all your creative dreams can come true!
Bernina Multi Spool Holder
Pivotable thread spool holder for 3 spools; the telescopic thread guides ensure perfect thread release.
experience great ease of operation with the infinitely variable setting of key functions via the multifunction rotary knobs.
Fully automatic Threading
The 820's auto-threading system makes threading your machine a delight. The machine and needle are threaded in a single operation!
Big, bright, and centrally positioned: the 5-inch, high
Bernina Dual Feed
The built-in Bernina Dual Feed gives you maximum control over hard to manage fabrics.
resolution touch screen lets you enter and read all
settings. From screen background and sewing properties,
The amount of thread remaining on the bobbin is displayed as a percentage so you won't run out unexpectedly.
to clock with memory function – it can all be customised
automatic Thread Cutter
Top and bottom threads are automatically cut at the touch of a button.
to your requirements.
High Speed BSr
This exclusive Bernina function allows anyone to free-motion sew and quilt with beautifully even and consistent stitches
(Bernina Stitch regulator)
using both straight stitches and zigzag.
a quick helping hand is provided by this on-screen user manual, accessed via the touchscreen.
The latest technology for cutting-edge data exchange: 1 x USB interface.
The front loading bobbin winder is effortless to use and you can even set the desired amount of fill.
information on the needle used for a stitch function can be saved and recalled when needed.
automatic Presser Foot Lifting
15 mm space between presser foot and stitch plate for easy positioning of the fabric layers.
Hover Position of Presser Foot
Depending on the height of the fabric layers, the clearance between stitch plate and presser foot can be set to
up to 7 mm (hover position).
individually altered stitch patterns can be named and saved in a separate category.
Save electricity with the standby function´s eco mode.
at 1100 stitches per minute, the Bernina 820 sews faster than any other household sewing machine on the market!
number of Stitch Patterns
a total of 773 stitch patterns are at your fingertips (351 sewing stitches plus 4 sewing alphabets plus Cyrillic and Japanese alphabet).
The length and slit width of a buttonhole can be programmed and subsequently duplicated as often as you like.
Programmable Securing Function
Personalise the auto-secure function to your needs, e.g. sew securing stitches, raise presser foot and cut thread
at one touch of a button.
Thanks to the Creative Consultant the optimal settings for every sewing application can be automatically set.
The tapering function lets you alter the shape of many stitches to create countless new versions.
Presser Feet in Standard accessories
Bernina's exclusive solid presser feet, including: 1C standard foot, 1D standard dual feed foot, 3a automatic buttonhole foot with
slide, 4D dual feed zipper foot, 5 blindstitch foot, 20C open embroidery foot, 37D dual feed patchwork foot.
Tradition & Technology
Bernina Stitch regulator (BSr)
Bernina's unique BSr foot automatically senses how you move the fabric to ensure even and consistent free-motion
stitches however fast or slow you guide your work.
FHS (Free Hand System)
The knee lever allows you to keep both hands on your project whilst you raise or lower the presser foot.
Bernina is famous for combining the latest
Free-arm extension Table
Supplied as standard, the sturdy extension table provides you with the largest working surface available for
technology with traditional Swiss craftsmanship
Thread is supplied by the multi-spool holder. Large,
sewing and embroidery projects.
and the 8 Series machines are its finest creations.
medium and small cones are always ready to use.
Stow your Bernina accessories neatly and visibly in this box.
With over 70 new functions, 15 new patents and
Foot Control with Heel Down Function
Tap the foot control with your heel to raise or lower the needle.
highly innovative software the Bernina 8 Series
will fulfil the dreams of sewers, embroiderers and
quilters alike. Pioneering features include a fully
automated threading system, presser-foot control
with automatic fabric-thickness recognition,
programmable auto-secure function and built
in dual feed. Free-motion sewing is transformed
with the latest high speed Bernina Stitch
regulator (BSr), the unique device that ensures
even stitching while you simply guide your work.
With meticulous attention to every detail the
experience it. now!
Bernina 8 Series has been acclaimed as
undoubtedly the finest range of sewing machines
The extra-large bobbin offers 40% more thread
capacity, meaning you spend less time preparing and
more time creating!