Bernina 880 PLUS
The ultimate in sewing, embroidery and quilting
What’s all behind the BERNINA 880 PLUS?
Our modern 8 Series machines are equipped with numerous innovative functions and programs. Here you can get an overview of the advantages of the BERNINA 880 PLUS. Some features are only available with the latest firmware update. Click on the Support tab to install the latest update.
Beautiful embroidery every time
The B 880 PLUS is enriched with exciting embroidery features like Pinpoint Placement, Enhanced Editing Functions, Total Embroidery Stitch Control and much more. For further information, see the details.
- Place your design exactly where you want
- Clean embroidery results on the top
- Intuitive & very easy to use
Enjoy maximum space
The extended free-arm of the B 880 PLUS offers 12 inches of space to the right of the needle and five inches in height. Therefore you will enjoy a huge sewing and embroidery area.
- Handle large projects with ease
- Comfortably create big quilts
- Designed for the Jumbo Hoop
Automatic features are yours!
The feed dog raises and lowers automatically for free-motion stitching when using the BERNINA Stitch Regulator, and for embroidery. The presser foot lowers at the start of a seam and lifts again at the end.
- Enjoy fully automatic threading
- Threads are cut at the end of a seam
- No manual lifting of the presser foot
A machine that is fast & quiet
The Jumbo Bobbin offers 70% more thread capacity than standard bobbins and pops in and out with the touch of a finger. Sewing speeds up to 1,200 and embroidery speeds up to 1,000 stitches per minute.
- Sew & embroider longer at a stretch
- Easy access to the Jumbo bobbin
- Fastest sewing & embroidering
- Sews quietly
Love the BERNINA innovations
Total Stitch Control, the BERNINA Dual Feed and the BERNINA Stitch Regulator are features BERNINA developed to guarantee precise stitch quality and results.
- Alterations of stitch details are remembered
- Handle special materials with ease
- Stitches are kept consistent to achieve finest results
Find the perfect stitch for you
The integrated Stitch Library offers over 1,764 stitches, is clearly categorized and stitches are easily retrieved. Find 12 font styles and 460 high-quality embroidery designs.
- Select the perfect stitch for your project
- Choose your favorite design
- Personalize your project with different font styles
Design your personal stitch
Design & create your own stitches. Edit stitches and create your own. The creative possibilities are endless and you can continuously expand your stitch library.
- Simply draw your ideas directly on the screen
- Convert the design into a stitch pattern
Shape your imagination
The integrated Shape Designer offers you functions like duplicating and arranging designs in a circle, square or heart.
- Duplicate embroidery designs with one click
- Arrange the designs in your desired formation
- Any formation is possible
Choose your favorite color
With the Color Wheel, designs can be changed easily and coordinated to your favorite color scheme before you start embroidering.
- Color your design easily
- Select your personal color scheme
- Embroider your project in beautiful colors
FEATURES OF THE EMBROIDERY PLUS UPGRADE FOR B 880 AND B 790
- 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.
- 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 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.
B 880 Plus
- 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
- 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
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
B 880 PLUS PRODUCT MANUAL
Support for your BERNINA 880 PLUS
To ensure that you enjoy your BERNINA for as long as possible, we recommend that you read the detailed operating instructions. Further support information and firmware updates can be found on the support page.
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