Introducing The NEW Bernina B 550 QE Sewing Machine
The BERNINA 550 QE was designed with your sewing future in mind. A variety of special accessories and presser feet are included with the machine. When you are ready to expand your options, you'll find a broad range of accessories available. Whatever new techniques you want to explore, you'll find the right accessories to help grow your sewing and quilting skills.
Exclusive! Total Stitch Control
The BERNINA 550 QE provides an exclusive level of stitch control. Whether altering the stitch length (up to 5 mm), width (up to 5.5 mm) or needle position (up to 11) or even creating custom combinations, you'll appreciate the convenience of a machine that remembers the stitch details for you.
BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR)*
The BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR) is designed to assist you in mastering free-motion techniques by keeping stitches consistent at variable sewing speeds. The BSR offers confidence for the beginner and additional assurance for the experienced quilter. *The BSR comes standard with the B 550 QE and is an optional accessory for the B 530.
You'll appreciate the user friendly features and simple interface. The crisp LCD displays all your settings at a glance. The built-in Sewing Consultant is ready to assist you at any time. The practical semi-automatic needle threader lets you start sewing faster. With the BERNINA 550 QE, you'll spend more of your valuable time sewing and quilting.
More Memory Options
Let your B 550 QE keeps track of the details with multiple memory functions. Both models remember the changes you make to the stitches as you use them in your sewing session. They will also remember your favorite stitch settings for each stitch when saved in a long-term memory. For creative applications, you can save up to 100 stitches in a combination.
Extensive Stitch Library
The B 550 QE includes a library of over 180 stitches, conveniently stored by category for a wide variety of applications. You can view and select stitches directly or use the
easy-to-navigate screen. Whatever your sewing project, you'll find the perfect stitch. With the one-step automatic buttonhole function you will have consistent buttonhole length time after time.
Greater Sewing Comfort
Unique to BERNINA, the Free Hand System raises and lowers the presser foot while releasing thread tension and lowering the feed dog, leaving your hands free to guide your project. Also included is a practical extension table with ample space to hold your larger sewing projects.
The new BERNINA 550 QE model will wow you with its simple, classic design. BERNINA engineers believe elegant form should be combined with superior function to set new design standards. Whether you're sewing or quilting, modern aesthetics plus cutting-edge technology is an integral part of the package with the B 550 QE.
- Hook system: CB
- Sewing speed (stitches per minute): 900
- Length of freearm to the right of needle: 190 mm
- LCD display
- LED sewing light
- Maximum stitch length: 5 mm
- Maximum stitch width: 5.5 mm
- Needle positions: 11
- Number of spool pins: 2
- Semi-automatic needle threader
- Adjustable presser foot pressure
- Thread cutter (manual): 3
- Memory (short-term/altered stitches)
- Memory (long-term/altered stitches)
- Create and save stitch combinations: 100
- BSR functionality-straight stitch and zigzag
- Start/Stop button
- Slide speed control
- Pattern end
- USB connection (slave)
- FHS functionality (Free Hand System)
- Automatic buttonhole
- Manual buttonhole
- Button sew-on program
- Needle stop up/down
- Reverse sewing
- Mirror image
- Total number of stitch patterns: 148
- Practical stitches: 22
- Decorative stitches (incl. quilt stitches): 155
- Quilting stitches: 24
- Buttonholes (incl. eyelet and button sew-on program): 10
- Alphabets: 4
- Creative consultant
- Characters/stitch pattern combination view horizontal
- Pattern repeat 1-9
- Presser feet included: 8
- Reverse pattern foot #1
- Automatic buttonhole foot with slide #3
- Zipper foot #4
- Blindstitch foot #5
- Open embroidery foot #20
- Patchwork foot #37
- Walking foot #50
- BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR)
- Slide-on freearm extension table
- Presser foot lifter (Free Hand System)
- Foot control
- Accessory case
- Carrier bag