Bernina 480

The Bernina 480 was designed especially for power, speed perfection and ease. Combining simple easy-to-use functions with innovative technology, the B 480 ensures impeccable stitching on everything from leather to delicate fabrics. This machine is sure to exceed expectations.

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Bernina 480 Video

Highly sophisticated; Brilliantly simple

Beautifully simple, with easy-to-use features and innovative technology, the Bernina 480 exceeds expectations.

“The B 480 is an essential part of my studio.”

Yvonne Reichmuth – “YVY”, Swiss Fashion Designer

Bernina 480 Features:

  • 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

20 Year Limited Warranty on Bernina Machines

Bernina warrants this product against defective workmanship and materials for a period of twenty (20) years in case of mechanical parts, five (5) years in case of printed circuit boards, and two (2) years in case of electrical parts from the date of original purchase FREE of charge.

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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.

Bernina 480 Automatic Features

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.

Bernina 480 Large Workspace

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.

Bernina 480 Presser Foot

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.

Bernina 480 Touch Screen

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.

Sewing with Bernina Free Hand System

Perfect stitches perfectly easy

  • 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.

Bernina 480 Bobbin Hook Close Up

Bernina 480 Includes:

  • Bobbin (x4)
  • Selection of needles
  • Seam ripper
  • Height compensation tool
  • Screwdriver
  • Spool disc (Large) (x1)
  • Spool disc (Med) (x1)
  • Spool disc (Small) (x1)
  • Foam Disc
  • Brush
  • Dust cover
  • BERNINA Accessory Box
  • Reverse pattern foot #1C
  • Overlock foot #2A
  • Buttonhole foot with slide #3A
  • Zipper foot #4
  • Blindstitch foot #5
  • Slide-on table
  • Knee lifter Free Hand System
  • Sewing machine oil
  • Power cable
  • Foot control

Bernina 480 Specifications:

Bernina 480 Specifications
Hook system BERNINA Hook
Sewing space right of needle 7 inches
Color touch screen 4.3 inch (10 cm)
Adjustable presser foot pressure
Automatic thread cutter
BSR functionality, straight stitch and zigzag
Programmable BERNINA foot control
Start/stop button (stitching without foot control)
Sewing tutorial
Maximum stitch width 9 mm
Automatic buttonhole

All Bernina machines are backed by a warranty ensuring the mechanical and electrical components of the machine in case of any fault.

In addition, learn more about the Bernina 480 and other Bernina sewing machines by visiting one of our locations. Bernina is a strongly trusted brand known and loved by the Rocky Mountain Sewing and Vacuum community.

We are Colorado’s most trusted sewing machine experts, with stores located in the Denver-metro area, including Littleton, Aurora, Arvada and Colorado Springs. Our experts are happy to walk you through the specifics of this product. Find a location near you today!