BERNINA 790 Plus


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Sewing and embroidery at their finest - BERNINA 790 Plus - The perfect machine for Grand Ideas

Beautiful embroidery every time

Beautiful embroidery every time

  • Place your design exactly where you want
  • Clean embroidery results on the top
  • Intuitive & very easy to use

The B 790 PLUS is enriched with exciting embroidery features like Pinpoint Placement, Enhanced Editing Functions, Total Embroidery Stitch Control and much more.

Quiet & precise sewing

Quiet & precise sewing

  • Ideally suited for decorative stitches
  • Sew & embroider for longer periods 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.

A lot of space just for you

A lot of space just for you

  • Embroider maxi-sized motifs with ease
  • Comfortably maneuver large projects
  • Designed for the Maxi Hoop

The B 790 PLUS offers a full 13-inch extended freearm including ten inches of space to the right of the needle. Enjoy a large sewing and embroidery area.

Automatic features are yours!

Automatic features are yours!

  • No manual cutting at the end of a seam
  • Enjoy semi-automatic threading
  • No manual lowering of the presser foot

Thread is cut automatically when you reach the end of a seam or a color change in embroidery. The presser foot lowers automatically at the beginning of a seam.

The BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR)

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 BERNINA Stitch Regulator guarantees precise stitch quality and results.

Ask your on-screen support

Ask your on-screen support

  • Ask how much stabilizer you need
  • Find the proper needle and foot
  • Learn more about sewing and embroidery

The Sewing and Embroidery Consultants and the built-in tutorials offer direct on-screen support and answer your questions whenever you need them.

Sew silk & leather like a pro

Sew silk & leather like a pro

  • Handle special materials with ease
  • Enjoy superb fabric feed
  • Optimum visibility while sewing

The innovative BERNINA Dual Feed is easily engaged when needed and tucks completely out of the way when it's not.

Create your personal stitch

Create your personal stitch

  • Design & create your own stitches
  • Draw your stitch design directly on the screen
  • Convert the design into a stitch pattern

Edit stitches and create your own. The creative possibilities are endless and your stitch library is continuously expanding.

Enjoy embroidery at its best

Enjoy embroidery at its best

  • Switch to embroidery mode with one click
  • Edit any design with ease
  • Position the design precisely

Complex design combinations can be re-sequenced according to color. Save the finished design on the machine or on a USB stick.

BERNINA 790 Plus - Perfect for embroiderers!

Pinpoint Placement

Pinpoint Placement

  • Place your design on the fabric exactly where you want it.
  • No need to use the template anymore.
  • Easy to use: Simply select two points and match them with the markings on the hooped fabric.
  • Perfect results quickly and precisely.
Enhanced Editing

Enhanced Editing

  • Undo & Redo: Simply undo or redo steps while editing or combining designs to return to your initial position.
  • Group & Ungroup: Combine designs to edit all at one time with group. Break apart designs to edit individually with ungroup.
  • Rearrange: Customize the design layer stitch-out sequence. Use rearrange in combination with the group function.
Total Embroidery Stitch Control

Total Embroidery Stitch Control

  • Thread Away Mode: Pulls the threads down to the underside for clean embroidery results on the top. Program jump stitch length to manage thread cuts. Subject to design properties. No more manual trimming on the top side needed.
  • Invisible & Smart Secure: Securing stitches become invisible as the tie-on/off stitches are sewn in stitch direction. Smart secure adds tie-on/off stitches to a design, if none are preset.
Bonus Embroidery Designs & Alphabets

Bonus Embroidery Designs & Alphabets

  • Dozens of new embroidery designs, including: monograms with frames, in-the-hoop projects and special technique designs.
  • Includes nine newly digitized embroidery alphabets such as Curly, Happy Times, Deco and Rounded.
Intuitive & very easy to use

Intuitive & very easy to use

  • Embroidery Consultant: For each embroidery technique the consultant helps you to choose the correct foot, needle, thread and stabilizer according to your fabric to achieve the best results.
  • Toggle between mm & inches: The embroidery design size and the hoop dimensions can be shown in mm or inches.
  • Reads most popular file formats: EXP, DST, PES, JEF, PCS, SEW, XXX.
Optional Midi Hoop

Optional Midi Hoop

Enjoy embroidering with the BERNINA Midi Hoop, guaranteeing quick and perfect embroidery performance.

  • Very easy to hoop and unhoop
  • Get full tension on your fabric
  • Waste less stabilizer
  • Ergonomic twist-lock mechanism
  • Size: 10.5 x 6.5 inch, 265 x 165 mm
Stop by the store for a demonstration and pricing!

Basic Features
Hook system BERNINA Hook
Maximum sewing speed (stitches per minute) 1000
Length of freearm to the right of the needle 10" / 254 mm
Color touchscreen 7 Inches
LED sewing lights 30 LED's
Multi-function knobs Yes
Maximum stitch width 9
Maximum stitch length 6
Needle positions 11
Sewing in each needle position Yes
Number of spool holders 2
Semi-automatic needle threader Yes
Automatic thread cutter Yes
Adjustable presser foot pressure Yes
Manual thread cutter 3
BERNINA Dual Feed Yes
Adaptive Thread Tension Yes
Create and save stitch combinations Yes
Maximum embroidery speed (stitches per minute) 1000
Memory (short-term/altered stitches) Yes
Memory (long-term/altered stitches) Yes
BSR enabled, straight stitch and zigzag (separate BSR foot required) Yes
Start/stop button (stitching without foot control) Yes
Slide speed control Yes
Upper thread indicator Yes
Lower thread indicator Yes
USB interface for PC connection Yes
USB interface for USB data stick Yes
Changing stitch settings while sewing Yes
BERNINA foot control with back-kick function Yes
Needle stop up/down Yes
Drag & Drop Yes
Bobbin winding while sewing/embroidering Yes
On-screen help Yes
Built-in needle threader No
Sewing tutorial Yes
Embroidery tutorial Yes
Creative consultant Yes
Personal program Yes
History function (most-recently-used stitch patterns) Yes
Setup program Yes
Eco mode Yes
Sewing & Quilting
Pattern start/end function Yes
Elongation Yes
Programmable Securing Function Yes
Stitch Designer Yes
360° directional sewing Yes
Free Hand System (FHS) Yes
Sideways motion feed Yes
Number of stitch patterns (incl. alphabet) total 1352
Connecting stitches Yes
Utility stitches total 32
Buttonholes (incl. eyelet) total 15
Automatic buttonhole-length measuring system Yes
Automatic buttonhole Yes
Manual multi-step buttonhole Yes
Button sew-on program Yes
Darning programs 2
Decorative stitches total 506
Decorative sideways motion stitches 117
Quilting stitches total 34
Cross-stitch programs 37
Tapering/skyline stitches 28/27
Sewing alphabets 8
Monograms (with sideways motion) Yes
Embroidery Features
Maximum embroidery speed (stitches per minute) 1000
Built-in embroidery designs 332
Embroidery alphabets 18
Embroidery design format EXP, DST, PES, PEC, JEF, SEW, PCS, XXX
On-screen editing of designs: positioning, mirroring, rotating, scaling, combining Yes
Pinpoint Placement Yes
Undo/Redo Yes
Group/Ungroup Yes
Rearrange embroidery designs in combination Yes
Invisible Secure Yes
Smart Secure Yes
Thread-up Command Yes
Programmable jump stitch cutting Yes
Thread Away Mode Yes
Embroidery Consultant Yes
Midi hoop functionality (embroidery field: 265 x 165 mm) Yes
Mega hoop functionality (embroidery field: 400 x 150 mm) Yes
Maxi hoop functionality (embroidery field: 400 x 210 mm) Yes
Jumbo hoop functionality (limited embroidery field: 400 x 210 mm) Yes
Automatic hoop recognition Yes
Free-arm embroidery Yes
Personal memory for embroidery designs Yes
Lettering manipulation (WordArt) Yes
Importing stitch patterns Yes
Color resequence Yes
Cut jump stitches Yes
Sequence control Yes
Basting Yes
Endless embroidery Yes
Position recall Yes
Embroidery tutorial Yes
BERNINA Embroidery Software compatible Yes
BERNINA Punchwork Tool compatible Yes
BERNINA DesignWorks Software & Tool compatible Yes

Stop by the store for a demonstration and pricing!

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