Professional sewing and quilting
Innovative and exclusive control over stitch patterns and functionality. Adapt stitch properties to your sewing project with the Bernina 550 QE's extensive stitch library and the effortless LCD display. Save changes temporarily or permanently to the Bernina 550 QE's memory with 100 free storage locations and access your most used stitches, patterns and combinations at your own convenience.
The sophisticaed Bernina 550 QE's Stitch Regulator (BSR) allows for high precision in free-motion sewing, ensuring accuracy and consistency in stitch lengths and patterns. The BSR technology recognises and compensates variations in sewing speeds even with the feed-dog lowered and fabric being guided by hand. Now even beginner free-motion sewers can experience accurate and consistent stitch lengths.
Access the Bernina 550 QE's Creative Consultant from the LCD display for directions on combinations of needle, presser foot and thread types best suited to your project and available stitch patterns. Simply enter step-by-step information, such as fabric and project type, using the handy icons - a useful starting point for beginners and a helpful tool for experienced sewers.
The Bernina 550 QE offers an extensive programme of stitches with 22 utility, 155 decorative and 24 quilting stitches, along with 10 buttonhole, eyelet and 4 alphabets. All stitch properties - length, width, needle position - are customisable and combinable and can be saved temporarily or permanently to the Bernina 550 QE's memory function so they are available at a moments notice. Reverse and mirroring functions are also available.
|Bernina Hook System||CB|
|Max Sewing Speed (sts p/m)||900|
|Max Stitch Length||5|
|Max Stitch Width||5.5|
|Memory (long term)||Yes|
|Memory (short term)||Yes|
|Semi-Automatic Needle Threader||Yes|