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Bernina 540 Sewing Machine

Bernina 540 Sewing Machine

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  • Bernina 540 Sewing Machine
  • Bernina 540 Sewing Machine
  • Bernina 540 Sewing Machine
  • Bernina 540 Sewing Machine
  • Bernina 540 Sewing Machine
  • Bernina 540 Sewing Machine
  • Bernina 540 Sewing Machine
  • Bernina 540 Sewing Machine
Bernina 540 Sewing Machine

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Bernina 540 sewing machine is made for makers. Handmade. Hand crafted. Unique. Expressing yourself with skilfully stitched fabrics is an art. Whether you do that with a perfectly designed dress or a lovingly pieced together quilt, the result is the same - you are sharing a part of who you are. The Bernina 540 is perfect for small spaces and is powerful enough to handle the thick layers of your biggest quilt. Consistent thread tension means every stitch is unbelievably perfect. Plus, little extras, like the automatic thread cutter keep your projects moving. Time and time again, the consistent quality of Bernina rises to your highest standards.

- Impeccable stitches with the Bernina Hook
- Powerful DC motor for thick materials
- 8.5" right of the needle
- Stitch width 9mm
- Stitch length 6mm
- Jumbo bobbin holds up to 70% more thread
- Bernina Stitch Regulator enabled - BSR (optional)
- 1048 stitches including 5 alphabets
- Utility stitches - 30
- Buttonholes - 14
- Decorative stitches - 300
- Quilting stitches - 44
- Cross-stitch programs - 31
- Sewing alphabets - 5
- Maximum speed of 1000 stitches per minute
- Speed control switch
- Knee lifter
- Semi-automatic needle threader
- Front-loading bobbin for easy access
- Foot control with needle up/down function
- Easy-to-navigate 4.3" colour touch screen
- Creative sewing consultant for on the spot advice

Want to be in complete control of your creative process? The 590, 570QE and 540 allow you to make all the decisions. You decide what the stitch length and width should be. You choose the needle position. Want the needle down when it got it. And all that control is right at your fingertips with the large, intuitive touch screen.

The large jumbo bobbin is, well... big. It holds up to 70 % more thread than standard bobbins and is conveniently inserted from the front, so no need to remove your project. Plus, these machines are perfectly sized for big quilts and modest sewing spaces.

A good variety of BERNINA presser feet come standard. As usual, they are full-shank metal. Also included is a well-designed accessory box that displays the contents clearly. For convenience, it magnetically attaches to the machine.

Sometimes all you need is more options, more choices. When it comes to things like stitches and alphabets, the 590, 570 QE and 540 offer hundreds and hundreds of decorative stitches and up to 9 alphabets.

Get optimal thread tensioning on all 5 Series models for perfect stitch quality on both sides of the fabric. Get permanent control of the thread tension once adapted to the thread and fabric, plus automatic thread tension adjustment while sewing or embroidering. And the BERNINA Hook always keeps stitches perfect, consistent and precise.

Weight:  11 kg / 24.25 lb
Warranty:  BERNINA 7 Year Guarantee - The Bernina Warranty will cover seven years parts and labour providing that your machine is serviced every three years by a Bernina Specialist Dealer.
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Bernina 540 Sewing Machine Included Accessories
Reverse Pattern Foot # 1/1C
Overlock Foot # 2/2A
Buttonhole Foot with slide # 3A
Zipper Foot # 4/4D
Open Embroidery Foot #20/20C
Bernina slide-on freearm extension table
Bernina Free Hand System (FHS)
Touch Pen
Dust cover
Magnetic accessories box

Bernina 540 Sewing Machine Features
Bernina Hook system
Sewing speed 1000 SPM
Length of freearm to the right of needle 8.5 inches
Colour Touch Screen 4.3 inches
LED sewing lights 12
Multi-function Knobs
Maximum stitch width 9mm
Maximum stitch length 6mm
Needle positions 11
Sewing in every needle position
Number of spool holders 2
Semi-automatic needle threader
Automatic thread cutter
Manual presser foot pressure
Manual thread cutters 4
Bernina adaptive thread tension
Bernina Stitch Regulator (BSR) enabled (straight stitch and zigzag)
Start/stop button (stitching without foot control)
Slide speed control
Upper thread indicator
USB interface for PC connection
Bernina foot control with needle up/down function
Needle stop up/down
Drag & Drop
Bobbin winding while sewing
On-screen help
Setup program

Bernina 540 Sewing Machine Sewing & Quilting
Pattern start/end function
Programmable securing function
Total number of stitch patterns (incl. alphabet) 1048
Memory (short-term/altered stitches)
Memory (long-term/altered stitches)
Create and save/stitch combinations
Changing stitch settings while sewing
Utility stitches total 30
Button holes including eyelets total 14
Automatic buttonhole length measuring system
Automatic buttonhole
Manual multi-step buttonhole
Button sew-on program
Darning programs
Decorative stitches total 300
Quilting Stitches 44
Cross-stitch stitches 31
Sewing alphabets 5
Sewing tutorial
Creative sewing consultant

Bernina Embroidery Features (Embroidery Unit Optional)
Embroidery functionality
Embroidery module - Optional
Maximum embroidery area 400 x 150mm (15.7" x 5.9")
Maximum embroidery speed - 1000SPM
Built in embroidery designs - 50
Embroidery alphabets - 4
Embroidery design format - EXP, DST, PES, PEC, JEF, SEW, PCS, XXX
Onscreen editing of designs; positioning, mirroring, rotating, scaling, combining
Invisible secure
Smart secure
Thread-up command
Programmable jump stitch cutting
Word Art
Freearm embroidery
Colour re-sequence
Sequence control
Embroidery tutorial
Import/Export of designs via USB
Midi hoop functionality embroidery field 10.4" x 6.5" (265 x 165mm)
Mega hoop functionality embroidery field 15.7" x 5.9" (400 x 150mm)
Personal memory for embroidery designs
Position recall
Bernina DesignWorks Tool compatible

Bernina Standard Embroidery Accessories (included with Optional Embroidery Unit)
Embroidery presser foot #26
Embroidery hoop large oval with template (10.0" × 5.7" / 255 × 145mm)
Embroidery hoop medium oval with template (5.1" × 3.9" / 130 × 100mm)
Bernina embroidery software ArtLink (download at

Additional Information

SKU B 540
Sewing Machine Brand Bernina
Sewing Machine Type Sewing, Quliting & Embroidery Enabled Machine