Bernina 560 (without embroidery module)

Bernina 560

Embroidery Module Optional

  • Intuitive operation using the touchscreen
  • Memory function for your creative ideas
  • BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR) optional
  • Embroidery module optional

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Overview

BERNINA 560 – a multi-talented all-rounder for sewing, embroidery, and quilting

Large range of stitches, embroidery designs, and functions

Whatever you want to sew or embellish, the BERNINA 560 has a varied range of stitches on offer. With a total of 676 stitches, of which 160 are embroidery stitches, you have a generous selection from which to choose. All stitches can be sewn with a stitch width of up to 9 mm, which is very practical in particular for decorations. In addition, it offers 5 alphabets that can be sewn as well as embroidered. The 70 embroidery patterns can be retrieved in a separate embroidery mode and adjusted using the touchscreen: turning, rotating, mirroring, sizing and other changes are achieved quickly thanks to the intuitive ease of use. Your individually adjusted stitches and embroidery designs are easily and permanently saved using the memory function.

The B 560 comes with a slide-on table and an accessories box

The slide-on table, with its practical click lock, offers ample work surface for a variety of sewing projects and allows a little more comfort when sewing. All sewing tools, such as presser feet, needles, and bobbins, can be stored in the convenient accessories box. There is even room for large presser feet, such as the buttonhole foot. The brackets for the feet are adjustable. The drawers also provide plenty of space for easy storage of tools and small sewing paraphernalia. The accessories box with retractable stand feet is positioned securely on your sewing table with the retractable stand feet. The transparent doors provide a clear overview of all your sewing tools.

Intuitive operation using the touchscreen

The BERNINA 560 is equipped with a large, bright TFT touchscreen via which you can retrieve your various functions in the blink of an eye. Using the touchscreen you can easily switch between sewing mode and embroidery mode. Large, informative icons ensure that you can readily find the desired function on the BERNINA 560 without having to look too hard. The self-explanatory touchscreen allows for the intuitive operation of the BERNINA 560. Looking through the manual becomes unnecessary, and even seamstresses with very little experience can swiftly switch between various stitches, embroidery designs and patterns, and functions of the BERNINA 560.

Memory function for your creative ideas

Thanks to the individual setting options of the BERNINA 560 E, stitches can be changed or combined in a variety of ways to produce so that you can come up with the exact result you want. With the intelligent memory function of the BERNINA 560 E, these individual stitches, embroidery designs, and stitch combinations are can even be saved after powering off the BERNINA 560 E and remain available the next time you start up the machine. The generous 8 MB of memory space offers enough capacity for a large number of stitch combinations. Upload your own embroidery patterns using a USB connection. Impressive possibilities offer you the highest possible degree of individuality and encourage your creativity!

BERNINA stitch regulator function optional

With the factory-installed BSR function of the BERNINA 560 E, upgrading the optional BERNINA stitch regulator (BSR) is possible at any time. The patented BSR is a high-tech presser foot that provides support when sewing freehand. With its recessed transporter, the BSR ensures that the stitch length always remains the exact same length, even if the material is not fed with an even speed. The BSR recognizes deviations and compensates for them so that freehand straight and zigzag stitches are always made with an identical stitch length.

 

Embroidery module optional

The BERNINA 560 is equipped with the embroidery function as standard and can be enhanced with the embroidery module. 70 embroidery patterns are already integrated into the BERNINA 560's software. Right from the very start, a vast selection of attractive embroidery are patterns for sophisticated embroidery available that you can easily and quickly select using the touchscreen. With this intelligent combination of sewing and embroidery functions on the BERNINA 560, you can design even more versatile sewing projects.

 

From sewing to embroidering with one click

The BERNINA 560 is equipped with the embroidery function as standard. 70 embroidery patterns are already integrated into the BERNINA 560E's software. Right from the very start, there is a vast selection of attractive embroidery patterns for sophisticated embroidery available that you can easily and quickly select using the touchscreen. With this intelligent combination of sewing and embroidery functions on the BERNINA 560E, you can design even more versatile sewing projects.

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Features & Functions

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Hook system
RL
RL
CB
CB
RL
CB
CB
Maximum sewing speed (stitches per minute)
1000
1000
900
900
1000
900
900
Length of freearm to the right of the needle
7.5 Inches / 190 mm
7.5 Inches / 190 mm
7.5 Inches / 190 mm
7.5 Inches / 190 mm
7.5 Inches / 190 mm
7.5 Inches / 190 mm
7.5 Inches / 190 mm
Color touch screen
x
x
x
x
x
-
-
LED sewing lights
LED
LED
LED
LED
LED
LED
LED
Maximum stitch width
9
9
5.5
5.5
9
5.5
5.5
Maximum stitch length
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
Needle positions
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
Number of spool holders
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
Automatic thread cutter
x
x
-
-
x
-
-
Adjustable presser foot pressure
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
Manual thread cutter
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
Create and save stitch combinations
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
Throat space
7.5”
7.5”
7.5”
7.5”
7.5”
7.5”
7.5”
Fully-automatic needle threader
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
Memory (short-term/altered stitches)
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
Memory (long-term/altered stitches)
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
BSR enabled, straight stitch and zigzag (separate BSR foot required)
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
Start/stop button (stitching without foot control)
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
Slide speed control
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
Upper thread indicator
x
x
x
x
x
-
-
USB interface for PC connection
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
USB interface for USB data stick
x
x
x
x
x
-
-
Changing stitch settings while sewing
x
x
x
x
x
Needle stop up/down
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
On-screen help
x
x
x
x
x
-
-
Built-in needle threader
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
Sewing tutorial
x
x
x
x
x
-
-
Embroidery tutorial
x
x
x
x
x
-
-
Creative consultant
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
Eco mode
x
x
x
x
x
-
-
BERNINA freearm slide-on table
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
Dust cover
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Machine weight
15 kg
11 kg
11 kg
11 kg
15 kg
15 kg
15 kg
Machine size
556 / 382 / 458 mm 21.9″ / 15″ / 18″
461 / 200 / 327.5 mm 18.1″ / 7.9″ / 12.9″
461 / 200 / 327.5 mm 18.1″ / 7.9″ / 12.9″
556 / 382 / 458 mm 21.9″ / 15″ / 18″
560 / 384 / 465 mm 22″ / 15.1″ / 18.3″
560 / 384 / 465 mm 22″ / 15.1″ / 18.3″

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 BERNINA 560BERNINA 580BERNINA 570 QEEBERNINA 570 QEBERNINA 560EBERNINA 530BERNINA 530 Limited Edition (LE) Gold
Elongation
-
x
-
-
-
-
-
Pattern mirroring
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
Free Hand System (FHS)
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
Sideways motion feed
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Number of stitch patterns (incl. alphabet) total
700
935
642
642
700
395
395
Utility stitches total
29
31
29
29
29
22
22
Buttonholes (incl. eyelet) total
11
12
11
11
11
9
9
Automatic buttonhole
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
Manual multi-step buttonhole
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
Button sew-on program
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
Decorative stitches total
184
284
180
180
184
117
117
Sewing alphabets
5
7
5
5
5
4
4
Reverse sewing
x
x
x
x
x
x
x

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Embroidery Module
opt.
x
x
opt.
opt.
Maximum embroidery speed (stitches per minute)
680
680
680
680
680
-
-
Built-in embroidery designs
70
100
50
50
70
-
-
Embroidery alphabets
4
7
4
4
4
-
-
Embroidery design format
EXP
EXP
EXP
EXP
EXP
-
-
Onscreen editing of designs: positioning, mirroring, rotating, scaling, combining
x
x
x
x
x
-
-
Mega hoop functionality (embroidery field: 400 x 150 mm)
x
x
x
-
-
Jumbo hoop functionality (limited embroidery field: 400 x 210 mm)
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Freearm embroidery
Opt.
Opt.
Opt.
Opt.
Opt.
-
-
Combine patterns
-
x
-
-
-
-
-
Personal memory for embroidery designs
x
x
x
x
x
-
-
Lettering manipulation (WordArt)
-
x
-
-
-
-
-
Importing stitch patterns
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Color resequence
-
x
-
-
-
-
-
Cut jump stitches
x
x
x
-
-
Sequence control
x
x
x
x
x
-
-
Basting
x
x
x
x
x
-
-
Endless embroidery
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Position recall
x
x
x
x
x
-
-
BERNINA ArtLink embroidery software (downloadable from bernina.com)
x
x
x
-
-
Mirroring, rotating, scaling
x
x
x
x
x
-
-
 

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 BERNINA 560BERNINA 580BERNINA 570 QEEBERNINA 570 QEBERNINA 560EBERNINA 530BERNINA 530 Limited Edition (LE) Gold
Instructional CD/DVD
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
Accessories box / bag
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
Carrying bag
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
Multiple spool holder
Opt.
Opt.
Opt.
Opt.
Opt.
Opt.
Opt.

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Accessories Included

Reverse pattern foot # 1C

Reverse pattern foot # 1C is the ideal presser foot for sewing forward and reverse-feed utility and decorative stitches.

 

Overlock foot # 2A

Overlock foot # 2A lets you neaten seams easily and sew high-quality hems, waistbands and overlock seams on knit fabrics.

 

Buttonhole foot with slide # 3A

Depending on the model, Buttonhole foot with slide # 3A determines the desired buttonhole length for identical buttonholes either via a sensor or manually.

 

Zipper foot # 4

Thanks to its narrow, centrally positioned toe, Zipper foot # 4 can stitch very close to the zipper coils, allowing it to sew the zipper on neatly.

 

Blindstitch foot # 5

Blindstitch foot # 5 is suitable for sewing blind hems on all fabrics. When this foot is used, you can hardly see the stitching from the front.

 

Open embroidery foot # 20C

Open embroidery foot # 20C is ideal for embroidering with your sewing machine. The indentation in the sole of the presser foot allows it to glide smoothly over dense stitches.

 

Free-arm slide-on table for more ultimate sewing comfort

The Slide-on free-arm table is a practical table-extension mechanism for free-arm sewing projects which won’t affect free-arm function when in place.

 

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