bernette b79

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Gripper system
Sewing light
Number of stitches
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set of 10 bobbin thread - bobbins bernette b70 / b77 / b79
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Presser foot - set bernette b77 / b79
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Embroidery needles 130/705 H-E
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  • Color 5-inch touchscreen for intuitive navigation
  • Easy and fast operation via multifunction buttons
  • Large embroidery and sewing area
  • 500 stitches plus endless possibilities thanks to Stitch Designer
  • Dual feed for even feed of all materials
  • Programmable foot control with back-kick function
  • Embroidery module with three embroidery hoops and hoop recognition
  • incl. BERNINA Toolbox embroidery software
The combination machine for sewing and embroidery The bernette 79 is the top model in the... more

The combination machine for sewing and embroidery

The bernette 79 is the top model in the series. A dream for creative people - because the combination machine combines everything that the b77 has to offer in sewing and the b70 DECO in embroidery. Would you like to embellish your self-sewn dress with embroidery or have you rediscovered sewing for yourself? This machine at an attractive price is the one! The b79 is easy to use and thanks to the numerous functions and accessories, there are no limits to your creativity.

b79 feature touchscreen

Easy & quick operation via touchscreen or multifunction buttons

The colorful, centrally located 5-inch touchscreen makes it easy to find a beautiful decorative stitch or the desired embroidery design and optimize the thread tension. Use the multifunction buttons to quickly change stitch length or width and position an embroidery design. Sewing and embroidery tutorials provide you with valuable tips on how to operate the machine and the sewing advisor recommends the best stitch for your fabric.

b79-feature-slide-on table

Plenty of space and light for your sewing projects

Keep an overview thanks to the four bright LEDs that provide optimum illumination of the large sewing area of 230 mm to the right of the needle. The additional free-arm slide-on table makes large quilting and sewing projects even easier to handle.


Finishing fabrics with decorative and quilting stitches

Of course, you can sew straight, zigzag, elastic stitches or buttonholes with the b79. In addition, it offers beautiful decorative and quilting stitches that you can use to enhance your sewing projects. Want to change an existing stitch or create a new one? It's all possible with the Stitch Designer. Your customized stitch is temporarily saved and you can store it in your personal memory for future projects.

b79 feature thread cutter

Sewing function and automatic thread cutter

No need to sew backwards to secure the seam at the end. Just press the sew button and the end of the seam will be sewn automatically. Then press the automatic thread cutter button, wham the threads are gone and the seam is done! Want it even faster? Then program these functions on the foot control with back-kick function - one press of the heel is enough.


Even more sewing comfort

The semi-automatic needle threader makes threading child's play - the presser foot automatically lowers to the correct position and the thread can be fixed in the side thread cutter for threading. You can sew even more comfortably with the knee lever, which raises and lowers the presser foot by knee pressure, leaving your hands free to guide the fabric. And the integrated, easy-to-activate Dual Feed ensures even feed of all materials.

b79 feature embroidery frame

Embroidery module with three hoops and hoop recognition

With the three included hoops, you'll always have the right hoop for any size embroidery design. You can embroider designs up to 260 x 160 mm without rehooping. The hoops are easy to open and close thanks to a quick-release mechanism. And the automatic hoop recognition shows you the corresponding embroidery area on the touchscreen, so you can adjust your embroidery design optimally.

b79 feature embroidery designs

Creative variety of embroidery designs

Over 200 embroidery designs and 7 embroidery alphabets are already integrated. The designs can be edited via the touchscreen: rotated, mirrored or combined with each other. You want more? Additional embroidery designs can be uploaded via USB stick, e.g. those you have edited and combined with the BERNINA Toolbox embroidery software. The b79 is compatible with most embroidery design formats - no more tedious converting in embroidery software.


BERNINA Toolbox embroidery software

Get inspired by the possibilities of the Lettering and Editing modules and the additional 300 embroidery designs and 100 alphabets. Both modules are included as standard and offer a wide selection of embroidery designs available to you in the BERNINA Cloud. You can get creative directly in the cloud and transform embroidery designs into your personal design on your tablet or laptop.

b79 feature stitch plate

For optimal sewing and embroidery results

With the 7 mm stitch plate, you can sew wonderful full-width decorative stitches. The straight stitch plate, also included in the standard accessory package, ensures optimal embroidery results. Your machine automatically detects the stitch plate in use and shows you all the needles that can be used. It also automatically adjusts the adjustable stitch width range.

Features and functions

General functions

Place to the right of the needle 230 mm
Sewing light 4 LED
Sewing speed 1000 stitches/min
Number of stitches 500
Max. Stitch length 5 mm
Max. Stitch width 7 mm
Needle positions 15
Sewing in any needle position Yes
Automatic thread cutter Yes
Manual thread trimmer 1
Number of spool holders 2
Speed controller Yes
Reverse sewing Yes
Multifunction knobs Yes
Automatic needle stop (top & bottom) Yes
Automatic presser foot lifter Yes
Semi-automatic needle threader Yes
Upper thread tension adjustable on the screen Yes
BERNINA Freehand System (FHS) Yes
Knee lever for freehand system (FHS) Yes
Dual Transport Yes
Start & stop button (sewing without foot control) Yes
Eco mode Yes
USB port for PC connection Yes
Automatic sewing foot pressure Yes
Upper thread monitoring Yes
Bobbin thread monitoring Yes
Setup program Yes

Sewing and quilting

Number of sewing stitches (incl. alphabets) 500
Number of useful stitches 22
Number of decorative stitches 133
Number of sewing alphabets 3
Number of quilting stitches 35
Number of buttonholes (incl. eyelets) 17
Tamping program(s) Yes
Creating and saving sewing stitch combinations Yes
Automatic sewing function Yes
Tutorial (Sewing) Yes


Embroidery module Yes
Embroidery speed maximum 850 stitches/min
Automatic embroidery hoop recognition Yes
Number of embroidery designs 208
Number of embroidery alphabets 7
Reduce number of color changes Yes
Pattern editing via touchscreen Rotate, Combine, Postioning, Scale, Mirror
Maximum embroidery area 260 x 160 mm
Memory for own embroidery designs Yes
Embroidery design formats DST, EXP, HUS, JEF, PEC, PES, VIP, VP3
Word ART Yes
Tutorial (Embroidery) Yes
BERNINA Toolbox Yes

Technical data

Article type Sewing machine, Embroidery machine
Series bernette 70 series
Machine b79
Gripper system DI Drop-in
Functions Sewing, Embroidery, Quilting
Weight 10 kg
Mass L / W / H 509 / 200 / 315 mm
Display Touchscreen color (5" / 12.7 cm)
Color White
Warranty 2 years

Comfort features

Foot controller Back kick
Slide-on table Yes
Dust cover Yes
Stitch Designer Yes
Adjustable presser foot pressure Yes
Sewing consultant Yes

Scope of delivery

Bobbins (3x)
Bobbin net
Needle assortment
Arrow separator
Thread waste disc large (1x)
Thread waste disc medium
Thread waste disc small (2x)
Felt disc
Second thread reel holder
Input pen
Edge ruler
Dust cover
Power cord
Foot control oiler

Helpful links and videos

Here you will find all the helpful links and videos to help you with your sewing projects.

Available downloads
Video instructions

Faden spulen und einfädeln

Tutorial Nähen

Nähfüsse und ihre Anwendungen

Stiche kombinieren

Stich Designer

Knopflöcher nähen


Stickmuster kombinieren

Sticken mit dem CutWork Tool

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