Bernina 500 E

The Bernina 500 E is a versatile embroidery machine with features like the Jumbo Hoop and Automatic Thread Cutter. It has a large color touchscreen for easy navigation and offers precise and consistent stitch quality. The machine can import designs via USB and comes with a variety of built-in designs and fonts. The 500 E also includes features like the Bernina Stitch Regulator for free-motion quilting, and the embroidery module can be removed to convert the machine to a regular sewing machine. It’s a great option for sewists who want to take their embroidery to the next level while still having the functionality of a high-quality sewing machine.

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Fullfill all your creative endeavors

The Bernina 500 E is a versatile embroidery machine with features like the Jumbo Hoop and Automatic Thread Cutter. It has a large color touchscreen for easy navigation and offers precise and consistent stitch quality. The machine can import designs via USB and comes with a variety of built-in designs and fonts. The 500 E also includes features like the Bernina Stitch Regulator for free-motion quilting, and the embroidery module can be removed to convert the machine to a regular sewing machine. It’s a great option for sewists who want to take their embroidery to the next level while still having the functionality of a high-quality sewing machine.

Bernina 500 E Features:

  • 8.5 inch space to right of the needle
  • 275 built-in embroidery designs
  • Large color touchscreen
  • Automatic thread cutter
  • Semi-automatic needle threader
  • Bernina Stitch Regulator (BSR) compatibility
  • Jumbo bobbin with 70% more thread capacity
  • Dual feed for perfect fabric feeding
  • Adjustable presser foot pressure
  • Multi-format embroidery design capability
Bernina 500 E

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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More Space For Creative Freedom

  • Handle big projects with ease
  • Comfortably create endless designs
  • Re-designed embroidery module

The extended freearm offers 8.5″ right of the needle. Enjoy a large embroidery area of 15.75″ x 6.5″ to bring your embroidery ideas to life.

Bernina 500 E embroidery unit

Edit Your Designs With Ease

  • Simply undo & redo steps
  • Edit designs as a group or break apart
  • Customize the stitch-out sequence

With the Enhanced Editing Functions you can realize your ideas directly on screen and use your creativity to create new designs.

Bernina 500 E embroidery close up on purple fabric

Automatic Features Save Time

  • No manual thread cutting
  • Press a button to lift the foot
  • Press a button to cut your thread

The automatic thread cutter operates three steps in one: cuts the thread, lifts the needle and raises the presser foot.

Bernina 500 E screen

Perfection Is The New Standard

  • Manage thread cuts with ease
  • No manual trimming on top side
  • Achieve perfect embroidery results

The Thread Away Mode pulls the threads down to the underside for clean embroidery results on the top.

Bernina embroidery stitch control

Finest Embroidery Results For You

  • Perfect stitches, fast & quiet
  • Jumbo bobbin to embroider longer
  • Frontload the bobbin with new thread

The Bernina Hook keeps the stitches consistent and precise with a maximum speed of 1,000 stitches per minute.

Bernina 500 E bobbin

Easy Design Positioning

  • Position designs easily and precisely
  • No need to use the template anymore
  • Perfect results in short times

Use Pinpoint Placement to position your design precisely: select two points and match them with the markings on the hooped fabric.

Bernina 500 E close up embroidery chicken

Bernina 500 E Includes:

  • Bobbins (x 5)
  • Foam pads (x 2)
  • Template holder
  • Embroidery needle assortment SUK
  • Soft Cover with pocket
  • Power cable
  • Spool discs (x 3)
  • Seam ripper
  • Screwdriver
  • Brush
  • USB Connecting cable
  • Net for thread spool
  • Embroidery Module M
  • Embroidery Foot #26
  • Medium Embroidery Hoop
  • Large Embroidery Hoop

Bernina 500 E Specifications:

Bernina 500 E Specifications
Adaptive thread tension
Automatic thread cutter
Bernina foot control with back-kick function Optional
Bobbin winding while sewing/embroidering
Built-in embroidery alphabets 8
Built-in embroidery designs 275
Color touch screen 4.3″ / 10 cm
Dimensions 18.1″ (W) x 12.9″ (H) x 7.9″ (D)
Hook system Bernina Hook
Led sewing lights 12 LED
Lower thread indicator
Manual thread cutter 4
Maximum embroidery area 15.7″ × 5.9″
Maximum embroidery speed 1000 spm
Multi-function knobs
Number of spool holders 2
On-screen help
Onscreen editing
Semi-automatic needle threader
Setup program
Sewing space to the right of the needle 8.5″ / 215 mm
Slide speed control
Start/stop button
USB interface for pc connection
Upper thread indicator
Weight 24.3 Lbs

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

Learn more about the Bernina 500 E 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!