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Bernina Introduces 570 Quilter’s Edition

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to introduce the latest edition to its 5 Series line of machines, the BERNINA 570 Quilter’s Edition (B 570 QE).  The B 570 QE is a sewing, quilting and embroidery machine with a simple, classic design and superior function.  With a sewing speed of up to 900 stitches per minute, a maximum stitch width of 5.5 mm, maximum stitch length of 5 mm, and 190 mm length of freearm, right of the needle space, this innovative machine is designed for mastering free-motion stitching techniques with ease.  The B 570 QE also has an embroidery module option with 680 embroidery stitches per minute, 50 built-in embroidery designs, 4 alphabets and Embroidery Foot #26.  MSPR is $4,399 and $5,599 with the embroidery module.

Additionally, the B 570 QE offers artisans with an amazing sewing stitch package that includes 642 sewing stitch patterns, 29 utility stitches, 180 decorative stitches, 30 quilting stitches, 8 buttonholes, 2 eyelets, 1 button sew-on program, 2 darning programs and 5 alphabets.  The machine comes with a CB hook system, 7 presser feet including the Reverse Pattern Foot #1, Automatic Buttonhole Foot #3A, Zipper Foot #4, Blind Hem Foot #5, Open Embroidery Foot #20, Patchwork Foot #37, and BERNINA Stitch Regulator #42.  The B 570 QE’s cutting-edge technology also includes 12 LED lights to illuminate the sewing area, a semi-automatic threader for easy threading, and an extensive memory bank that stores up to 100 stitch combinations, which can be intuitively navigated.

“The B 570 QE, which replaces the B 550 QE, is sure to be a favorite with quilters for its vast stitch package, CB Hook, BERNINA Stitch Regulator and optional embroidery module,” said Paul Ashworth, President of BERNINA of America.  “It is a versatile machine that will enable experienced quilters to complete their projects with a high quality, finished standard.”

BERNINA’s 5 Series, which includes the B 580, the B 570 QE, the B 560, B 530, and B 530 Swiss Red, offers the highest precision sewing, quilting and embroidery features and technology to experienced users as their sewing skills and requirements grow.  With expanded stitch control and memory, a USB connection, BSR capability and the BERNINA Free Hand System for raising and lowering presser feet and feed dogs, the 5 Series is designed to make sewing easier and more satisfying.

B 580 (MSRP $7,199): The B 580 is the most versatile of the 5 Series line and packed with features, including a built-in BSR and an accessory box for presser feet.  The patented and easy-to-use BSR helps maintain an even and consistent stitch length at any speed using sophisticated sensor technology that monitors the materials moving past the needle while regulating the length of the stitch.  The BSR complements the B 580’s built-in embroidery function and 100 embroidery designs that can be mirrored, rotated, combined and scaled in size on the machine’s large color touch screen.  The

B 580 also features 838 stitch patterns, including 187 decorative stitches and seven alphabets each for sewing and embroidery.

B 560 (MSRP $3,399): The B 560 features a five-inch high-resolution color touch screen to navigate its wide range of features and functions.  It features a simple yet classic design that sewists will appreciate, along with 476 total stitch patterns, an automatic thread cutter and a stitch width up to 9 mm.  Additionally, the B 560 offers an optional embroidery module and is compatible with BERNINA’s cutting edge embroidery software, DesignWorks. DesignWorks features the CutWork, PaintWork and CrystalWork components that can transform the B 560 from an embroidery machine into a mixed media tool.  With CutWork, shapes, patterns and designs can be cut from multiple layers of fabric.  PaintWork allows the application of pen drawings to fabric and textiles.  CrystalWork gives the ability to create crystal appliqué patterns for textiles and garments.

BERNINA 530 Swiss Red (MSRP $2,999): The Swiss Red features a sewing speed of up to 900 stitches per minute and 11 needle positions to provide the precise sewing quality that BERNINA owners expect.  It also comes with five BERNINA presser feet, a slide-on table, and an exclusive BERNINA suitcase, which offers full shock-absorbing protection, rugged wheels, and an extendable handle.  Additionally, machine owners have the option of adding a BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR), which provides consistent free-motion stitching, even at high sewing speeds.  The BSR is available alone or included in the new Quilter Accessory Kit, which also features the BERNINA Walking foot #50, BERNINA Patchwork foot #37, and a magnifying lens set.  The MSRP for the Quilter Accessory Kit is $1,299.


Founded in Switzerland more than 100 years ago, BERNINA is the world’s premier manufacturer with a proven reputation for offering quality state-of-the-art sewing, quilting and embroidery machines, overlockers/sergers, and embroidery software.  BERNINA’s leadership is marked by an impressive number of ambassadors, industry leaders, influencers and bloggers, who chose to partner with the company.  BERNINA products are sold in the United States through a network of over 400 fully trained independent dealerships that also offer support and education.  Select BERNINA and bernette machines, and BERNINA software can also be purchased through BERNINA’s eCommerce site, shop.bernina.com.  BERNINA products are designed for beginning to advanced sewists and priced to meet a variety of budgets, with new products being introduced every year.  You can follow BERNINA on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest, and read BERNINA’s WeAllSew blog.  To learn more about BERNINA and to find a Dealer, visit their site or call (630)978-2500.

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