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Bernina 500E Embroidery Only Machine

£2,495.00 incl tax

- Guarantee 7 years

- Free delivery

A dedicated embroidery only machine, part of the 5 series range of machines. Featuring pinpoint positioning and a semi long arm.

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 700 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 400mm x 150mm.
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. 
Semi long arm - there is an 8.5" inside space to the right of the needle.
Editing functons - change your embroidery design within the machine. Mirror image, group / ungroup, resize, combine, colour resequencing, 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 2 - Oval 145mm x 255mm, Medium 100mm x 130mm. Other larger hoops are availble including Midi or Maxi as optional extras.
Combining designs - within editing function, bring several designs together to be stitched out in one. .


  • 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
  • Colour wheel
  • Invisible secure
  • Smart secure
  • Max embroidery area 400mm x 150mm
  • Hoops - oval, medium, small, 
  • Embroidery unit
  • LED lights
  • Word Art
  • Personal memory for saving embroidery designs
  • Built in needle threader
  • Automatic thread cutter
  • Adaptive thread tension
  • Automatic pressure foot lifter
  • Start/stop function
  • Speed control
  • Upper thread indicator
  • Lower thread indicator
  • Needle up/ down
  • ​Bobbin wind whilst sewing
  • On screen help
  • Shape designer
  • Colour resequencing
  • Pinpoint placement
  • Guarantee 7 years


  • Embroidery foot #26
  • Embroidery hoop oval 145mm x 255mm
  • Embroidery hoop medium 100mm x 130mm
  • Embroidery hoop template oval
  • Embroidery hoop template medium
  • Soft cover with pockets
  • Accessory box
  • Spool discs x 3
  • Bobbins
  • Foam pads x 2
  • Stylus
  • Unpicker
  • Screwdrivers x 2
  • Angular torx
  • Lint brush
  • Lubricator
  • USB Cable
  • Packet of needles
  • Template holder
  • Net for thread spool





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