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Bernina 475 QE (includes full shank feet)

BERNINA 475 QE

The quilter's new best friend

Available at Continental Sewing Center.  Call (859) 252-0309 for more details.
Questions?  Call Us (859) 252-0309

BERNINA 475 Quilters Edition: Made for quilters

 

Tiffany Pratt, a designer, maker and BERNINA expert for the B 475 QE

Just push play and learn why Tiffany thinks the BERNINA 475 QE is perfect for quilters who want a little sewing magic on all their quilting projects.

Watch the video and see for yourself!

Check out Tiffany’s favorite features on the B 475 QE:

  • Automatic features save time

    Automatic features save time

    • No more manual threading
    • Press a button to cut your thread
    • Save time for more creativity

    Threads are cut automatically, or if you prefer, magically. Even the needle lifts leaving your hands free to keep on creating. 

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  • Keep your hands on the fabric

    Keep your hands on the fabric

    • Hands-free sewing is reality
    • Hands are free to guide the fabric
    • Simultaneously raises/lowers presser foot and feed dog
    The BERNINA Free Hand System lets you lift or lower the presser foot using only the knee lifter, allowing hands to guide your projects to bigger and better things.
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  • Nice, easy perfect stitches

    Nice, easy perfect stitches

    • Sew perfect stitches with 5.5 mm stitch width
    • Sew even longer with the jumbo bobbin
    • Conveniently, front-load bobbin

    Perfect precision is achieved with each stitch thanks to the BERNINA Hook. Plus, projects are done faster with speeds up to 900 stitches per minute.

  • Adjustable Presser Foot Pressure

    Adjustable Presser Foot Pressure

    • Sew any material perfectly with ease
    • Increase pressure for thin materials
    • Reduce pressure for thick materials

    Individual adjustment is easy to make, ensuring the ideal pressure is achieved for any and all materials no matter how thick or delicate.

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  • Patchwork foot #37

    Patchwork foot #37

    • Designed for straight-stitching
    • Ideal for sewing 1/4" seam allowances
    • Extra insurance for experienced piecers

    Every quilter appreciates the Patchwork foot #37 for its accurate feeding and stitching when piecing patchwork blocks with perfect precision.

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  • Easy to navigate touch screen

    Easy to navigate touch screen

    • Modern color touch screen
    • Easy to use with simple navigation
    • On-screen support when needed

    Always ready to be of assistance, the Sewing Consultant helps find the right settings. And suggested tips are easily made with the multi-function knobs.

"You don't need to sew perfect, the machine will make it magic."
Talented. Energetic. Creative. Bold. A maker like Tiffany relies on the B 475 QE to be powerful, easy to handle, fast and magical. Day in and day out. And her BERNINA never fails to deliver. She loves it and you will too.
Tiffany Pratt Designer and Maker

What's all behind the B 475 QE?

Our modern artista machines are equipped with numerous innovative functions and programs. Here you can get an overview of the advantages of the B 475 QE. Some features are only available with the latest firmware update. Click on the Support tab to install the latest update.

Note:
Not all models and accessories are available in all countries. We reserve the right to make changes in both features and design.

General

 BERNINA 475 QEBERNINA 480BERNINA 435
Price $ 2,499.00
$ 2,099.00
$ 2,899.00
$ 2,499.00
$ 1,899.00
$ 1,499.00
Hook system
BERNINA Hook
BERNINA Hook
BERNINA Hook
Maximum sewing speed (stitches per minute)
900
900
900
Sewing space to the right of the needle
7” / 177,7 mm
7” / 177,7 mm
7” / 177,7 mm
Color touch screen
4.3” / 10 cm
4.3” / 10 cm
4.3” / 10 cm
LED sewing lights
8 LED
8 LED
8 LED
Multi-function knobs
x
x
x
Maximum stitch width
5.5
9
5.5
Maximum stitch length
6
6
6
Needle positions
11
11
11
Sewing in each needle position
x
x
x
Number of spool holders
2
2
2
Semi-automatic needle threader
x
x
x
Automatic thread cutter
x
x
-
Adjustable presser foot pressure
x
x
x
Manual thread cutter
4
4
4
Adaptive Thread Tension
x
x
x
Create and save stitch combinations
x
x
x
Memory (short-term/altered stitches)
x
x
x
Memory (long-term/altered stitches)
x
x
x
BSR enabled, straight stitch and zigzag (separate BSR foot required)
x
x
-
Start/stop button (stitching without foot control)
x
x
x
Slide speed control
x
x
x
USB interface for PC connection
x
x
x
Changing stitch settings while sewing
x
x
x
BERNINA foot control with back-kick function
Opt.
x
Opt.
Needle stop up/down
x
x
x
Drag & Drop
x
x
x
Bobbin winding while sewing/embroidering
x
x
x
On-screen help
x
x
x
Sewing tutorial
x
x
x
Creative consultant
x
x
x
Setup program
x
x
x
BERNINA freearm slide-on table
x
x
x
Dust cover
x
x
x
Magnetic Accessory box
-
x
-
Accessories box / bag
x
-
x
Machine weight
9.5 kg
9.5 kg
9.5 kg
Machine size
423 / 200 / 328 mm 16.6" / 7.9" / 12.9"
423 / 200 / 328 mm 16.6" / 7.9" / 12.9"
423 / 200 / 328 mm 16.6" / 7.9" / 12.9"


Sewing

 BERNINA 475 QEBERNINA 480BERNINA 435
Pattern start/end function
x
x
x
Elongation
-
x
-
Automatic securing function
x
x
x
Pattern repeat (up to 9)
x
x
x
Free Hand System (FHS) 
x
x
x
Number of stitch patterns (incl. alphabet) total 
840
994
650
Utility stitches total 
29
29
29
Buttonholes (incl. eyelet) total 
10
11
9
Automatic buttonhole length measuring system
x
x
x
Automatic buttonhole
x
x
x
Manual multi-step buttonhole
x
x
x
Button sew-on program
x
x
x
Darning programs
2
2
2
Decorative stitches total 
200
250
150
Quilting stitches total 
40
27
13
Cross-stitch programs
13
21
11
Sewing alphabets
4
5
3
Reverse sewing
x
x
x


Included Accessories

  • Reverse-pattern foot #1

    Reverse-pattern foot #1

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

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  • Overlock foot #2

    Overlock foot #2

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

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  • Buttonhole foot with slide #3A

    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.

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  • Zipper foot #4

    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.

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  • Blindstitch foot #5

    Blindstitch foot #5

    Blindstitch foot #5 is designed for sewing blind hems on all fabric thicknesses for a barely-visible finish.

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  • Patchwork foot #37

    Patchwork foot #37

    Patchwork foot #37 features engraved markings for all your ¼” needs. The straight stitch opening is ideal for patchwork and precision sewing.

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  • Slide-on table for ultimate sewing comfort

    Slide-on table for ultimate sewing comfort 

    Extend your sewing surface with the Slide-on Table to support your large projects. Easily remove it when using only the free arm is desired, such as for sewing small tubular projects.

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  • Knee lifter/Free-Hand System (FHS)

    Knee lifter/Free-Hand System (FHS) 

    The Knee lifter/Free-Hand System (FHS) lets you raise the presser foot and lower the feed dog with your knee. Recommended particularly for appliqué or any project requiring pivoting and getting bulky projects under the presser foot easily.

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  • Threading and getting started sewing with the B 475 QEPlay

    Threading and getting started sewing with the B 475 QE

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  • Touch screen and functions of the B 475 QEPlay

    Touch screen and functions of the B 475 QE

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  • Sewing buttonholes with the B 475 QEPlay

    Sewing buttonholes with the B 475 QE

  • Patchwork and quilting with the B 475 QEPlay

    Patchwork and quilting with the B 475 QE

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  • Sewing decorative stitches and letters with the B 475 QEPlay

    Sewing decorative stitches and letters with the B 475 QE

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  • Changing and saving stitches with the B 475 QEPlay

    Changing and saving stitches with the B 475 QE

  • Cleaning and oiling the B 475 QEPlay

    Cleaning and oiling the B 475 QE