When it comes to appliquéing with a narrow satin-stitch (up to 2 mm), Appliqué foot #23 is the expert: its sophisticated design allows the fabric to feed easily over the stitches, even in the case of very dense rows of stitching.
A cutout on the front of the presser foot will hold a narrow couching thread, making for trouble-free sewing of satin-stitching with cording. With its wide thread channel under the sole, Appliqué foot #23 is also ideal for sewing mini-piping, or for traditional sewing techniques.
And since Appliqué foot #23 features a clear sole, you’ll have a perfect view of the stitch area at all times – a decisive advantage, especially when following outlines and corners.
Button-sew-on foot #18 is an all-rounder for sewing on buttons, snap fasteners and eyelets. Its non-slip sole holds the button securely in place while it is sewn on.
In addition, Button-sew-on foot #18 has an adjustable middle toe, allowing you to vary the height of the thread shank according to fabric thickness. The middle toe can be flipped up and away when not in use.
In addition to buttons and closures, Button-sew-on foot #18 allows you to attach decorative embellishments such as sequins or bows.
With its hopper mechanism, Embroidery foot #15 is ideal for darning and free-motion embroidery with or without the BERNINA embroidery module.
The vertical spring on the presser foot presses the sole to the fabric, preventing the material from pulling up with the needle (flagging). The result is a neat, consistent stitch pattern. What’s more, this oval foot with its slight upward tilt facilitates the stitching movement, even over bulky materials.
Reverse-pattern foot with clear sole #34 affords a clear view of the needle and stitching area. The red markings on the top of the presser foot allow for especially precise and careful sewing.
A versatile, all purpose foot, Reverse-pattern foot with clear sole #34 is suitable for many forward and reverse-feed utility and decorative stitches, and is often used in general sewing projects, whether large or small.
Ruffler #86 is a specialist in the simple gathering and pleating of fabrics. Thanks to its variable setting options, both pleat depth and frequency of gather can be varied.
This means that Ruffler #86 can set a pleat with every stitch, every 6th stitch, or every 12th stitch, as you choose. There’s also the option of sewing without pleating, without replacing the presser foot (ruffler setting = 0).
Gathering is performed by the special gathering blade, which causes the up-and-down motion of the needle to catch a bit of fabric each time and slip it under the needle.
The result: neat, even gathering and pleats on home furnishings or garments. The depth of the pleat can be infinitely varied by turning the adjusting screw.
Jeans foot #8 is especially suited for sewing straight-stitched seams in tough, heavy fabrics such as denim, linen or canvas. Multi-layered fabrics also benefit from its special design.
When combined with the straight-stitch plate and its narrow needle opening, which gives the needle the greatest possible stability, the flat sole of this foot makes it easier for the foot to glide over the thick layers of fabric.
Jeans foot #8 is also ideal for straight-stitching medium weight and thin materials. Please note that the new BERNINA Dual Feed only works with type-D presser feet.
Zigzag hemmer #66 offers the advantage of a dedicated hemming foot for medium weight fabrics. The fabric is fed into the scroll from the front and turned under twice for before reaching the needle.
The hem is then sewn with a zigzag stitch. The guide in the sole of Zigzag hemmer #66 enables the hem to advance smoothly under the foot.
With a stitch width of 6 mm, this BERNINA presser foot is ideal for sewing projects using medium weight fabrics.
Gathering foot #16 is suitable for gathering lightweight-to-medium weight fabrics. The fabric is gathered automatically while being sewn.
What’s more, the special indentation in the sole of Gathering foot #16 allows you to sew the material being gathered to a flat piece of fabric in a single operation. For this, the flat material is slipped into the indentation so that it isn’t gathered at the same time.
Cording foot with 3 grooves #22 is ideal for the simultaneous couching of several yarns, woolen thread or cording, producing a decorative trim or braid effect on garments and home furnishings in no time flat.
The swing-out latch on top of Cording foot with 3 grooves #22 holds the yarn or cords securely in place and prevents them from tangling during the sewing process. The result is a neat, consistently stitched braid-like embellishment.
Thanks to its non-stick coating, Zigzag foot with non-stick sole #52C is superbly suited to sewing "sticky" materials such as leather or plastic.
It glides effortlessly and reliably over the material, producing a neat, consistent stitch pattern. In terms of its design, Zigzag foot with non-stick sole #52C resembles the standard Zigzag foot #0, and is every bit as versatile as its precursor.
Thanks to its non-stick coating, Zigzag foot with non-stick sole #52 is superbly suited to sewing "sticky" materials such as leather or plastic.
It glides effortlessly and reliably over the material, producing a neat, consistent stitch pattern. In terms of its design, Zigzag foot with non-stick sole #52 resembles the standard Zigzag foot #0, and is every bit as versatile as its precursor.
With Darning foot #9, small holes and tears in fabrics practically repair themselves. The hopper mechanism combined with the vertical spring presses the foot firmly to the project, preventing the material from pulling up withthe needle during sewing (flagging) and ensuring a neat stitch pattern.
The special shape of Darning foot #9 also makes it ideal for free-hand embroidery, quilting, and creating attractive lace and monograms.
Roll- and shell hemmer #69 is a special presser foot for hemming soft fabrics such as tricot.
With the aid of a scroll, it turns the fabric under twice, holding it together securely in the channel guide in the sole of the foot until it is sewn. The result is a narrow, slightly three-dimensional hem.
Depending on your choice of stitch, Roll- and shell hemmer #69 can also sew a scalloped hem. In addition, it is suitable for sewing on lace and trim.
Patchwork foot with guide #57 differs from Patchwork foot #37 only in that it has a built-in seam guide along the right edge of the foot. It is therefore particularly suitable for patchwork projects with 1/4” (6mm) or 1/8” (3mm) seam allowances.
Other precision sewing techniques requiring a perfectly straight seam also benefit from the use of Patchwork foot with guide #57. Here, the edge guide is placed directly against the fabric edge or seam line to yield straight spacings and lines when sewing.
Lap-seam foot #70 enables you to sew precise lapped and flat-felled seams in light and medium weight fabrics.
The square toe on the right of the presser foot acts as a guide for turned-under fabric edges on sportswear, jeans, and men’s shirts.
The small channel on the left-hand side of Lap-seam foot #70’s presser foot tip holds the fabric edge in place for the second line of stitching. This versatile presser foot is also suitable for sewing reversible garments.