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Bernina S-590 Semi Long Arm - Embroidery and Sewing - Special Offer

£4,495.00 incl tax
£3,495.00 incl tax

Bernina S-590  - Now £3495.00 - offer ends Monday, 31 December 2018 or subject to stock availability

- Guarantee 7 years

- Available in shop for demonstration

- Free delivery

Top level machine in the 5 series range, a sewing and embroidery machine with a host of features and function. 



Stitches - total 1774, including 38 utility, 18 automatic buttonholes including eyelets. Plus 500 decorative, 59 traditional quilting/patchwork, 40 cross stitches, 9 alphabets, (each letter and number counts towards stitch total). Machine can sew upto a 1,000 stitches per minute.

Standard stitches, maximum stitch length 6mm, maximum stitch width 9mm.

Buttonholes are made easier with the built in measuring system. Place the button to the screen to determine the size after which the machine will automatically sew the correct size buttonhole.

Full colour touch screen - displays all stitches, making it easier to select and more intuitive to use. Any adjustments to the stitches are shown in real time. Mulit function dials for width and length adjustment, can be changed whilst sewing.

On screen help - Sewing consultant advises for best needle and settings for the fabric used. Built in tutorials offer onscreen support without you having to keep looking at your manual, making it user friendly.

Long arm - gives an inside space of 8.5" (21.5cm) to the right of the needle.
Built in memory - allows you to create names and stitch combinations to personalise your sewing projects.
Personal memory (permanent and temporary) - default settings for stitches can be altered to your prefered settings and saved permenantly until you remove them. Any adjustments are saved even when the machine the switched off. Adjustments to stitch length, width and needle positions are temporary saved as you switch between different stitches. These settings are only saved whilst the machine is on, once switched off stitches will return to default settings.
Adaptive thread tension - ensures optimal thread tension during sewing and embroidery and helps you to achieve a perfect stitch quality. After manually adjusting (if required), the thread tension to the thread and fabric, the adaptive thread tension constantly checks the thread tension as you sew, adjusting it unobtrusively and automatically whenever necessary.
Jumbo bobbin - larger bobbin  that has 70 % more capicity. 
Automatic pressor foot lift - machine will rasie and lower the pressor foot automatically before and after sewing. The foot can hover leaving needle in the fabric so you can keep both hands on fabric, ideal for pivoting. Hover positions can be set to a prefered height.
Dual feed - built in walking foot system that with one action simply engages into the back of the dual feed feet. A range of feet are available (optional extras) that can be used with the dual feed. A standard dual feed foot comes with the machine.
Bernina Stitch Regulator (BSR) -  sophisticated sensor technology that monitors the speed at which the fabric moves and regulates the length of the stithces. For consistent stitch length when free motioning.
Foot pedal - with a heel tap function to bring the needle in or out of the fabric. One the 790 Plus this heel tap can be changed in settings to a different function.
Machine Embroidery
Designs - total 275 built in embroidery designs, with a further 8 embroidery alphabets. Additional designs can be transferred into the machine via the USB port. The 590 can handle multiple embroidery formats which include:- EXP, DST, PES, PEC, JEF, SEW, PCS, and XXX. 
Can embroidery up to 1,000 stitches per minute and has a maxmum embroidery area of 400 mm x 150 mm.
Editing functons - change your embroidery design within the machine. Mirror image, group / ungroup, resize, combine, colour resequencing, colour wheel, undo, rotate, are just some of the ways of adjusting the embroidery design. Any adjustements to a design can be saved to the built in memory or to computer via USB stick.
Pinpoint placement - provides perfect placement of embroidery onto project, no need for template. Selet 2 points and match them with marks on the hooped fabric for perfect results.
Thread away mode - pulls thread down to the underside for clean embroidery results on top.
Invisible and smart secure - secure stitches become invisible as the tie off are sewin in stitch direction. Smart secure add tie on/off stitches to a design if none are preset.
Embroidery consultant - advices on correct foot, needle, thread and stabiliser according to fabric and/or embroidery technique.
Hoops - include  - Oval 145mm x 255mm, Medium 100mm x 130mm. Additinal hoops are availble including Midi, Maxi, Jumbo and Mega as optional extras.


  • Sew up to 1,000 stiches per minute
  • LED lights
  • 11 Needle positions
  • 2 spool holders (ideal for twin needle work)
  • Built in needle threader
  • Automatic pressor foot lift
  • Automatic thread cutter
  • Pivot /hover function
  • Dual feed (built in walking foot)
  • Adaptive thread tension
  • BSR (Bernina Stitch Regulator)
  • Start/stop function
  • Speed control
  • Upper thread indicator
  • Needle up/ down
  • On screen help
  • Pattern end function
  • Elongation
  • Locking off
  • Reverse
  • Jumbo bobbin - 70% more capicity
  • Mirror image - vertical and horizontal
  • Stitch combinations
  • Built in memory
  • Automatic thread cutter
  • Knee lifter
  • Guarantee 7 years


  • Max embroidery speed 1,000
  • Built in embroidery designs - 275
  • Built in alphabet - 8
  • Reads multiple file formats - EXP, DST, PES, PEC, JEF, SEW, PCS, XXX
  • On screen built in editing
  • Combine designs
  • Built in memory
  • Transfer designs into machine via USB
  • Word art
  • Colour requencing
  • Pinpoint placemnt
  • Thread away mode
  • Thread up command
  • Colour wheel
  • Invisible secure
  • Smart secure
  • Max embroidery area 400mm x 150 mm
  • Hoops - oval, medium 
  • Embroidery unit


Standard Accessories
  • Standard sewing foot #1C
  • Dual feed standard foot #1D
  • Overlock foot #2A
  • Automatic buttonhole foot #3A
  • Zipper foot #4/4D
  • Blindstitch foot #5
  • Open embroidery foot #20C
  • BSR (Bernina Stitch Regulator
  • Compensator plate
  • Manual
  • Foot pedal and lead
  • Soft padded cover with pockets
  • Knee lifter
  • Extension table
  • Straight stitch plate
  • Foam pads x 2
  • Accessory box
  • Spare bobbins 
  • Spool discs x 3
  • Screwdriver x 2
  • Unpicker
  • Lint brush
  • Stylus
  • Seam guide
  • Lubricator
  • Embroidery module
  • Embroidery foot #26
  • Embroidery hoop oval
  • Embroidery hoop medium
  • USB connecting cable
  • Embroidery needles 
  • Template holders
  • Net for thread spool












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