The only thing limited about the BERNINA 880 Sterling Edition is it’s availability. The B 880 SE comes with all of the advanced and innovative features of the BERNINA 880, plus a stylish new faceplate and a number of special extras valued at more than $2,600. The extras include an ornamental silver plate for engraving, special accessory and software coupons, and the “It’s a Sterling Life” Embroidery Kit.
Ownership has its Privileges
BERNINA 880 Sterling Edition owners receive an exclusive invitation to attend a 3-day Sterling Retreat at BERNINA’s Creative Center in Aurora, Ill. Designed to inspire and educate new owners on the use of the machine, this hands-on experience presented by our BERNINA education team with special guest instructor, Sarah Vedeler (on select dates chose by owner based on availability), teaches machine features such as the Stitch Designer, distortion, shaping and more.
“It’s a Sterling Life” Embroidery Kit
The “It’s a Sterling Life” Embroidery Kit includes: A USB stick with the “It’s a Sterling Life on Berkeley Square” modular quilt and embroidery design collection created for BERNINA by Sarah Vedeler, PaintWork Tool, CutWork Tool, CrystalWork Tool, Needle Punch Tool, Needle Plate for Punch Tool and a Commemorative Holiday Ornament.
The B 880 Sterling Edition includes a meticulously engineered extended freearm area with a full 12 inches of space to the right of the needle and five inches in height. With this extralarge area, you’ll have the added benefit of a jumbo embroidery field, an extended space to expand your creativity.
Extensive stitch and design library
The BERNINA 880 Sterling Edition includes a library of over 1,764 stitches, conveniently stored by category for a wide variety of applications. You’ll find the perfect stitch for every sewing project. Over 400 high-quality embroidery designs, including motifs by well-known designers, and 12 font styles are perfect for personalizing your projects.
Modern color touchscreen
The seven-inch touchscreen on the BERNINA 880 Sterling Edition offers high-resolution images and brilliant colors. Cutting-edge touchscreen technology lets you choose from a wealth of innovative functions. The BERNINA 880 Sterling Edition offers drag and drop, vertical scrolling and the swipe function for deleting motifs easily. It also features a highly intuitive onscreen operating concept providing numerous personalized settings.
The new Stitch Designer
The BERNINA 880 Sterling Edition offers hundreds of stitches that are clearly categorized and easily retrieved. With the innovative Stitch Designer you can edit these or create your own stitches. Simply draw your ideas directly on the screen. The BERNINA 880 Sterling Edition converts the design with a click into a stitch pattern. You can also change and save existing stitches. The possibilities are endless and your stitch library is continually expanding.
The new Shape Designer
The Embroidery Shaping function of the BERNINA 880 Sterling Edition offers the option of duplicating embroidery designs with one click and then arranging them in a desired formation. Whether in a circle, square or heart, new and unconventional designs emerge.
The new Color Wheel
With 400 built-in designs and alphabets, embroidery is just a click away. Also, your own motifs can be quickly loaded onto the machine via two USB ports. With the the Color Wheel, designs can be changed easily and coordinated to your favorite color scheme before you start embroidering. This makes it easy to choose the most beautiful colors for your embroidery project.
The distortion function of the BERNINA 880 Sterling Edition enables the customer to distort the stitch patterns in 0.01 mm steps to the right or to the left as well as forward or backward. You can also combine distorted stitch patterns.
Endless embroidery options
Mirror image, rotate, combine and resize designs right on the color touch screen. Built-in basting boxes hold difficult to hoop items in place for embroidery. Create arched lettering effects, adjust design density and even bring decorative stitches into embroidery. Automatically color sort complex combinations, preview alternate color options on screen with the help of the Color Wheel, and save to your machine or a USB stick. Wish to stitch out border designs? The Endless Embroidery function will walk you right through the process. Finally, you’ll love Absolute Check for perfect design placement.