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Making your sewing and crafting life easier and more enjoyable is what the 4 Series is all about. Innovative features make tedious tasks automated, making them easier to execute. That means you are free to be the sewist, crafter, quilter, maker you have always wanted to be. The BERNINA Hook changes everything. It’s fast while also being quiet. It’s efficient while housing a Jumbo bobbin. Keep in mind, this is no ordinary bobbin. It holds up to 70% more thread than standard bobbins and is front-loading for convenient, fast changes. That means fewer interruptions. Plus, with speeds up to 900 stitches per minute, projects get done in record time! 7" of space to the right of the needle allows more room for big projects, big quilts and even bigger creativity. Talk about convenience. 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. The knee lifter is standard on the B 480 & B 475 QE and optional on the B 435. Apply pressure or take it off. That’s what this feature is all about. Thick fabrics need less pressure so they glide under the foot with ease. Thinner more delicate fabrics need more pressure for perfectly even stitches. Raise or lower the pressure with the click of a dial. It’s so simple so you can sew perfect. Be as creative as you dare with your stitches by editing directly from the easy-to-navigate modern touch screen while sewing. Simply tap the screen to choose your favorite stitches. Tap. Or maybe you want to combine different stitches. Tap. Or create a new look by extending your decorative stitches using Pattern Elongation (available on B 480). Tap. Or create a custom pattern with Pattern Repeat. You get the idea. Simple. Creative. Awesome. There are many features just waiting to make your day easier. Like the multi-function knobs—just two knobs, but oh so many functions and so easy to operate even while sewing. Or the reverse sewing and securing buttons that are conveniently located at the front of the machine and easy to reach with the thumb. Plus, you’ll love the vast selection of decorative stitches and alphabets. And freearm sewing makes it convenient and easy to handle closed projects, like cuffs.

Main Features
  • Adjustable Presser Foot Pressure
    • Adjusts for thick or thin fabric to eliminate skipped stitches
  • Easy access at the front
    • The most useful functions are right at your fingertips, e.g. reverse sewing and securing
  • Automatic Thread Cutter (B 480/B 475 QE)
    • Saves time: it cuts the thread and raises the needle in one step
    • Easy one-button operation
  • Easy Threading
    • The Semi-Automatic Needle Threader makes threading super easy and fun
  • BERNINA Hook
    • Patented technology at the heart of the machine
    • All metal, quiet, powerful and precise
    • Front-load Jumbo bobbin holds up to 70% more thread
  • Extended Freearm
    • 7" to the right of the needle
    • Space for larger projects
  • Variable Sewing Speed
    • Adjust with the slide speed control
    • Maximum speed of 900 stitches per minute
  • Modern, Color Touch Screen
    • Easy to view thanks to central position
    • Easy to use with simple navigation
  • Multi-function Knobs
    • Stepless rotation, easy to operate
    • Adjust required settings quickly
  • BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR) optional (B 480/B 475 QE)
    • The BSR keeps stitch length consistent at variable sewing speeds
    • Works with straight or zigzag stitch and with feed dog lowered
    • BSR foot is optional
  • BERNINA Free Hand System (FHS)
    • Hands free sewing with knee lifter
    • Simultaneously raises/lowers presser foot and feed dog
    • Knee lifter is standard with B 480 & B 475 QE and optional with B 435
  • Extended Freearm
    • 7" to the right of the needle
    • Space for larger projects

  • 5880 District Blvd STE 21
    Bakersfield, CA 93313
    Phone: 661-282-8300
  • Mon - Sat: 10a - 4p
  • Sunday: *Closed
  • 1096 Calimesa Blvd. Suite B
    Calimesa, Ca. 92320
    Phone: 909-795-9090
  • Mon - Sat: 10a - 4p
    Sunday: *Closed