bernette B79 Sewing & Embroidery Machine with FREE Bernina Toolbox Software
Our most excellent, sewing and embroidery machine
The b79 is our top of line model. It offers everything a creator needs – this two-in-one machine combines all the sewing functions of the b77 with the embroidery perks of the b70 DECO. The b79 makes creating a unique and special handmade dress with delicate embroidered flower embellishments easy. Newbies, never fear, this machine is so simple to use, you’ll become the maker you’ve always wanted to be in no time. This attractively priced sewing and embroidery, computerized machine is perfect for everyone. It's incredibly easy to use, offers a wide range of functions and lets you be your most creative.
Multi-function knobs for quick operation
Extensive sewing and embroidery area
500 stitches and endless possibilities with Stitch Designer
Dual feed for fast, even fabric feed
Programmable foot control with back-kick function
Embroidery module with 3 hoops and embroidery hoop detection
5-inch color touchscreen for easy navigation
2 BERNINA Toolbox software modules included
Easy and quick navigation with touchscreen and multi-function knobs
Find the right stitch or embroidery design and optimize the thread tension by using the 5-inch color touch screen, which is optimally positioned in the center of the machine. Or quickly change the stich length or width or position your embroidery design via the multi-function knobs . Access the sewing or embroidery tutorials for tips on how to operate your machine or use the creative consultant for advice on the best stitch for your chosen fabric.
Bright and spacious for fast and accurate sewing
You won't be left in the dark with the four bright LEDs lighting up the sewing area, which offers you 230 mm of space right of the needle. The slide-on freearm extension table gives you extra space and comfort for large sewing or quilting projects.
Decorative and quilting stitches for magical embellishments
Of course, you can hem and zigzag stitch with the b79, sew stretchy t-shirt fabrics and even choose between 17 buttonholes. But there is much more than just the utility stitches: create truly exiting embellishments with 133 decorative and 35 quilting stitches. You want to modify included stitches or create your own ones? Everything is possible with the Stitch Designer. Your individual stitch settings are temporarily saved, and you can store them in your personal memory for future projects.
Tie-off function and automatic thread cutter
With the automatic tie-off function you no longer have to stitch backwards to prevent the seam from unravelling. Simply press the tie-off button at the end of the seam. Next, the automatic thread cutter button, the threads are cut, and your seam is finished! You want it even faster? Program these functions for your foot control with back-kick function – tap your heel once, the seam is automatically finished, and the threads cut off!
Even more convenient sewing
With the semi-automatic needle threader threading is a breeze – the presser foot is automatically lowered to the correct position and the additional thread cutter holds the thread in place. The knee lever for raising or lowering the presser foot will make your sewing even more comfortable, as your hands are free to guide the fabric. And the easy-to-engage, integrated Dual Feed makes sure that all kinds of materials are evenly fed from above and below.
Embroidery module with three different-sized hoops and hoop detection
With three hoops included, it is easy to find the right hoop for each size of your embroidery designs. You can embroider motifs with up to 260 x 160 mm without re-hooping. The hoops are easy to open and close with a quick release system . The automatic hoop detection ensures that you see the defined embroidery area of each hoop on the touch screen, so you can optimally adapt your embroidery design.
Creative possibilities with embroidery designs
With 208 embroidery designs and 7 embroidery alphabets installed, a wide selection of motifs is at your fingertips. The motifs can be edited on the touch screen, so you can easily rotate, flip, or combine design elements. Want something truly yours? Upload your own embroidery motifs or motifs you edited and combined in your BERNINA Toolbox software via USB flash drive. The b79 is compatible with most embroidery design formats – no need to convert files in a software program anymore.
BERNINA Toolbox, the easy-to-use embroidery software
Go creative with the Lettering and Editing modules and 300 additional embroidery designs and 100 additional fonts included. Each module has a large selection of embroidery motifs to download from the BERNINA Cloud. You can even edit the embroidery motifs directly in the cloud, using your tablet or laptop.
For best sewing and embroidery results
With the 7 mm stitch plate, you can sew beautiful decorative stitches with a stitch width of up to 7 mm. Also, the straight stitch plate comes as standard accessory with the b79 – for impeccable embroidery results. Your machine automatically detects the stitch plate used, shows you all the compatible needles and automatically adapts the stitch width range.
|Stitch width||7 mm|
|Sewing space right of the needle||230 mm|
|Embroidery area||260 x 160mm|
|Buttonholes incl. eyelets||17 (1-step)|
|Sewing speed (stitches/minute)||1000|
|Embroidery speed (stitches/minute)||850|
- Bobbin (3x)
- Spool net
- Selection of needles (2x)
- Brush/ Seam ripper
- Spool discs large (2x)
- Spool disc middle (1x)
- Spool discs small (2x)
- Felt disc
- Second spool pin
- Seam guide
- Dust cover
- Power cable
- Foot control
UK Delivery for orders over £25 is Free of charge
Standard Delivery Policy
CRICUT branded products - We aim to dispatch all Cricut machines within 1 working day. Please allow 3-5 days for accessory orders.
We offer FREE 1-3 working day delivery for all in stock orders within the UK. Please note that Northern Ireland, Scottish Highlands and Islands may take longer to arrive.
We aim to dispatch in stock orders on the same day if ordered before 1pm. Orders after 1pm or placed at the weekend will be sent out on the next working day. At busy times such as sale periods we may not be able to dispatch your item until the next working day.
We use both Royal Mail, Parcelforce and DPD. We offer delivery choices at checkout.
Standard Delivery: Orders under £25 are subject to a standard P&P charge of £2 to £3 depending on the items purchased. Orders over £25 are delivered free of charge.
Premium Delivery: We also offer a 1st class and express courier tracked delivery service which you can select at checkout.
Our courier partners are generally DPD, Parcelforce and Royal Mail. For courier delivered orders, you will be notified by email or text message with tracking information, delivery date and time slots once your item(s) have left the warehouse. Deliveries outside of mainland UK may take longer to arrive.
If you have specific delivery instructions, please add this to your order as a Note at the shopping cart page or get in touch.
Secure and Signed for Deliveries:
COVID-19 - Items now do not need to be signed for, contactless delivery is standard.
Orders can be delivered to your home, a neighbour or place of work as specified at checkout. You can also change your delivery when in transit to collect from a local collection point with DPD. Valid ID and DPD reference will be required at a collection point.
If your delivery has not arrived as expected or you have missed the delivery more than once your parcel may be returned. Please contact us to rearrange delivery.
If there has been an issue with your delivery or there is any damage on the outer box or internal item, please inform us within 72 hours of delivery so we are able to raise a dispute with our carriers. Claims made of delivery issues outside of this time may not be able to be escalated.
Our policy lasts 30 days from delivery with a 14 day refund and 30 day exchange policy - terms apply.
Any unwanted items must be returned, in original packaging and condition, as new, undamaged, unused and in a resalable condition. Any free gifts or promotional items supplied must also be returned.
After the 14 day period has expired, you are covered under the product guarantee.
Exchanges (if applicable)
If your item is valued under £500 and being returned in as new condition within 30 days we can also offer an exchange.
Replacement original packaging may be able to be supplied (a cost will apply) if you have discarded the box or polystyrene.
- Gift cards
- Software products
- Used items
To complete your return, please return your item to the address shown on the delivery note along with the returns reference number beginning RMA.
There are certain situations where only partial refunds are granted or returns refused (if applicable)
- Any item not in its original condition, is damaged or missing parts for reasons not due to our error
- Any item that is returned more than 14 days after delivery
If you wish to cancel an item before delivery we will do our best to carry out a cancellation request, however it may not be possible to stop delivery once an item has been ordered - especially in busy periods such as sales or periods of high demand. If delivered, the item must be returned as per this policy for your order to be cancelled. If any free gifts are sent and a machine order subsequently cancelled, the value of the gift items will be deducted from any refunds given until the items are returned.
Refunds (if applicable)
Once your return is received and inspected, we will send you an email to notify you that we have received your returned item. We will also notify you of the approval or rejection of your refund.
If you are approved, then your refund will be processed, and a credit will automatically be applied to your credit card or original method of payment, within 10 working days. If any free gifts are sent and a machine order subsequently cancelled, the value of the gift items will be deducted from any refunds given until the items are returned.
Late or missing refunds (if applicable)
If you haven’t received a refund yet, first please re-check your bank account after 10 working days of the refund being processed by us.
If you’ve done this and you still have not received your refund yet, please contact us.
To return your product, you should contact us to receive your Returns Number and correct returns address. We cannot accept returns without a valid returns number.
You will be responsible for paying for your own shipping costs for returning your item. Premium Shipping costs are non-refundable.
Depending on where you live, the time it may take for your exchanged product to reach you may vary.
If you are returning an item valued over £20, you should consider using a trackable shipping service with shipping insurance. We cannot guarantee that we will receive your returned item.