You can easily find the right stitch or embroidery design, as well as optimize the thread tension by using the 5-inch color touch screen. The screen is optimally positioned in the center of the machine. As a result, quickly changing the stich length or width or position of your embroidery design via the multi-function knobs becomes an easy task. Also, you always have access the sewing or embroidery tutorials for tips on how to operate your machine or use the creative consultant for advice on the best stitch for your chosen fabric.
You won’t be left in the dark because of the four bright LEDs lighting up the sewing area, which offers you 230 mm of space right of the needle. As well as, a slide-on freearm extension table that gives you extra space and comfort for large sewing or quilting projects.
Of course, you’ll find a hem and zigzag stitch with the b79. Sew stretchy t-shirt fabrics and even choose between 17 buttonholes. But there is much more than just the utility stitches: create truly exiting embellishments with 133 decorative and 35 quilting stitches. Do you want to modify included stitches or create your own ones? Everything is possible with the Stitch Designer. Your individual stitch settings are temporarily saved, and you can store them in your personal memory for future projects.
With the automatic tie-off function you no longer have to stitch backwards to prevent the seam from unravelling which speeds up sewing. Firstly press the tie-off button at the end of the seam. Next, the automatic thread cutter button, the threads are cut, and your seam is finished! You want it even faster? Program these functions for your foot control with back-kick function – tap your heel once, the seam is automatically finished, and the threads cut off!
With three hoops included, it is easy to find the right hoop for each size of your embroidery designs. For instance, you can embroider motifs with up to 260 x 160 mm without re-hooping. The hoops are easy to open and close with a quick release system. The automatic hoop detection ensures that you see the defined embroidery area of each hoop on the touch screen, so you can optimally adapt your embroidery design.
With 208 embroidery designs and 7 embroidery alphabets installed, a wide selection of motifs is at your fingertips. As a result, the motifs can be edited on the touch screen, so you can easily rotate, flip, or combine design elements. Want something truly yours? Upload your own embroidery motifs or motifs you edited and combined in your BERNINA Toolbox software via USB flash drive, for instance. The b79 is compatible with most embroidery design formats – no need to convert files in a software program anymore.
Go creative with the Lettering and Editing modules and 300 additional embroidery designs and 100 additional fonts included. Each module has a large selection of embroidery motifs to download from the BERNINA Cloud. You can even edit the embroidery motifs directly in the cloud, using your tablet or laptop.
With the 7 mm stitch plate, you can sew beautiful decorative stitches with a stitch width of up to 7 mm. Also, the straight stitch plate comes as standard accessory with the b79 – for impeccable embroidery results. Your machine automatically detects the stitch plate used, shows you all the compatible nee
dles and automatically adapts the stitch width range.