BERNINA 500

BERNINA 500

Made especially for embroiderers
More space for creative freedom

More space for creative freedom

  • Handle big projects with ease
  • Comfortably create endless designs
  • Re-designed embroidery module

The extended freearm offers 8.5" right of the needle. Enjoy a large embroidery area of 15.75" x 6.5" to bring your embroidery ideas to life.

Edit your designs with ease

Edit your designs with ease

  • Simply undo & redo steps
  • Edit designs as a group or break apart
  • Customize the stitch-out sequence

With the Enhanced Editing Functions you can realize your ideas directly on screen and use your creativity to create new designs.

Automatic features save time

Automatic features save time

  • No manual thread cutting
  • Press a button to lift the foot
  • Press a button to cut your thread

The automatic thread cutter operates three steps in one: cuts the thread, lifts the needle and raises the presser foot.

Perfection is the new standard

Perfection is the new standard

  • Manage thread cuts with ease
  • No manual trimming on top side
  • Achieve perfect embroidery results

The Thread Away Mode pulls the threads down to the underside for clean embroidery results on the top.

Finest embroidery results for you

Finest embroidery results for you

  • Perfect stitches, fast & quiet
  • Jumbo bobbin to embroider longer
  • Frontload the bobbin with new thread

The BERNINA Hook keeps the stitches consistent and precise with a maximum speed of 1,000 stitches per minute.

Easy design positioning

Easy design positioning

  • Position designs easily and precisely
  • No need to use the template anymore
  • Perfect results in short times

Use Pinpoint Placement to position your design precisely: select two points and match them with the markings on the hooped fabric.

Stop by the store for a demonstration and pricing!

Basic Features
Hook system BERNINA Hook
Length of freearm to the right of the needle 8.5 Inches
Color touchscreen 4.3 Inches
LED sewing lights 12 LED's
Multi-function knobs Yes
Number of spool holders 2
Semi-automatic needle threader Yes
Automatic thread cutter Yes
Manual thread cutter 4
Adaptive Thread Tension Yes
Start/stop button (stitching without foot control) Yes
Slide speed control Yes
Upper thread indicator Yes
Lower thread indicator Yes
USB interface for PC connection Yes
BERNINA foot control with back-kick function Optional
Bobbin winding while embroidering Yes
On-screen help Yes
Setup program Yes
Dust cover Yes
Magnetic Accessory box Yes
Embroidery Features
Embroidery functionality Yes
Embroidery module Yes
Maximum embroidery area 15.7" x 5.9"
Maximum embroidery speed (stitches per minute) 1000
Built-in embroidery designs 275
Embroidery alphabets 8
Embroidery design format EXP, DST, PES, PEC, JEF, SEW, PCS, XXX
On-screen editing of designs Yes
Import/Export of patterns via USB Yes
Pinpoint Placement Yes
Undo/Redo Yes
Group/Ungroup Yes
Color Wheel Yes
Invisible Secure Yes
Smart Secure Yes
Thread-up Command Yes
Programmable jump stitch cutting Yes
Thread Away Mode Yes
Embroidery Consultant Yes
Midi hoop functionality (embroidery field: 265 x 165mm) Yes
Mega hoop functionality (embroidery field: 400 x 150mm) Yes
Freearm embroidery Yes
Personal memory for embroidery designs Yes
Lettering manipulation (WordArt) Yes
Color resequence Yes
Sequence control Yes
Basting Yes
Endless embroidery Yes
Position recall Yes
BERNINA ArtLink embroidery software (downloadable from bernina.com) Yes
Embroidery tutorial Yes

Stop by the store for a demonstration and pricing!

Heirlooms Forever
3112 Cliff Gookin Blvd
Tupelo, MS 38801
(662) 842-4275 or (800) 840-4275
Open 10 AM-5 PM Tuesday-Friday
Open 10 AM-3 PM Saturday



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HEIRLOOMS FOREVER
3112 Cliff Gookin Blvd Tupelo, Mississippi 38801
Telephone: 662-842-4275 Fax: 662-842-2284
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Sat: 10 AM-3 PM
Closed Sunday and Monday

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