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BERNINA 990 Sewing and Embroidery Machine

BERNINA 990 Sewing and Embroidery Machine

Regular price $22,999.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $22,999.00 USD
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Available for Pick up & purchase in-store only.

Purchase a 990 from us and get some amazing perks!

- 15% off regular priced fabric from the bolt for life

- 10% off sale fabric, kits, bundles & fat quarters for life

- 15% off classes for life

- 10% off thread for life

- priority class sign up available 5 days before the public

- free lifetime priority 2 week turnaround on longarming

- free use of a bernina at all classes for life

Create your Magic

  • Vast 14" of space to the right of the needle
  • Biggest (10") centrally located Touch Screen
  • Camera & BERNINA Placement Scanner
  • Largest embroidery field at 16.1" x 12"
  • BERNINA Integrated Stitch Regulator (BISR)


    More space than ever before

    • 14" to the right of the needle
    • Large 10" touch screen
    • Giant embroidery with the Giant Hoop

    The B 990 includes a meticulously engineered extended freearm with 14" (356 mm) of space to the right of the needle and the Giant Embroidery Hoop (16.1" x 12"), providing you with ample space for big, beautiful sewing, quilting and embroidery projects.

    Preview your stitches and designs

    • Scan and preview your designs
    • View the needle area on screen
    • BERNINA Placement Scanner & Camera

    With the new BERNINA Placement Scanner and Camera, you can scan the embroidery hoop, and view the needle area on the screen in sewing and embroidery. This allows you to precisely position your designs and stitches. Scan to preview how your designs, the chosen thread color and size will look like when stitched.Also, you can transfer the scanned background to the optional BERNINA Embroidery Software 9.

    ​Thread the needle automatically​

    • Simply push a button to thread
    • Watch the machine thread the needle
    • Ready to create in seconds

    The Automatic Needle Threader helps you get started with a different thread. Sewing and embroidery needles from size 70 can be automatically threaded. Get started with a different thread, faster than ever before.

    Pinpoint Laser

    • Works in every needle position
    • Indicates the exact needle entry point
    • Next level precision

    Enjoy pinpoint precision by seeing exactly where the needle will enter the fabric in every needle position. The BERNINA Pinpoint Laser marks your start and travel points as you sew and embroider.

    Built-in Stitch Regulation

    • BERNINA Integrated Stitch Regulator
    • Use Stitch Regulation for Ruler Work
    • Works with all BERNINA quilting presser feet and accessories

    Simply attach the included BERNINA 5.5 mm BISR Stitch Plate with Sensor, and the quilting foot of your choice to achieve perfect quilting stitches with the exact same length at variable sewing speeds. Automatic stitch regulation is now possible with all quilting applications including Ruler Work, thanks to the innvoative BERNINA Integrated Stitch Regulator (BISR).

    Automatic stitch plate recognition

    • Insert stitch plate and sew!
    • Additional security function
    • Three included stitch plates

    The B 990 automatically recognizes the stitch plate once it is attached to the machine. If the stitch plate is not compatible with the selected stitch pattern, needle or presser foot the machine will not sew as an additional security measure.

    Choose or create your matching stitch

    • Total of 2,927 stitch patterns
    • Resize any stitch from 25% to 500%
    • Design your individual stitch

    With a touch, the B 990 transforms your design into a stitch pattern or alters existing stitches as you wish. Resize any stitch from 25% to 500% with the new Jumbo Stitch. Undo and redo steps in sewing and with the Stitch Designer create your own stitches by drawing your ideas right on the touch screen.

    Your helpful guide on screen

    • Instruction Manual, tutorials, etc.
    • Search within the Help Center
    • Connect with your tablet or smartphone

    In the Help Center, you will find frequently requested instructions and information, the user manual and Creative Consultant for various techniques. You can even connect the Help Center to your personal device (tablet or smartphone) with WiFi connectivity by simply scanning the QR code on screen.

    Take your embroidery to a gigantic level

    • Extra large 16.1” x 12” embroidery area
    • Giant Hoop with ergonomic twist lock
    • Perfect for large quilts

    With the new Giant Hoop and the extra large 16.1" x 12" embroidery field, you will be able to embroider a full 12-inch square. Thanks to the ergonomic twist lock closure, hooping and re-hooping is easy. The inner markings of the hoop and template allow you to easily align a 12-inch square.

    Organize your stitches and designs

    • Create and name folders
    • Save new or adjusted stitches
    • Move, copy and paste from the USB stick

    Organize your stitch patterns with the File Manager: Save, name, and store new or adjusted stitch patterns and combinations in your personal folder. Easily create, move, copy and paste files and folder to keep your stitches and embroidery designs organized with the File Manager. Name your adjusted stitch patterns and combinations and move entire folders of designs from a USB straight to your folder on the machine.

    Place your designs to suit your project

    • 2-Point and 4-Point Placement
    • Place designs as they are or morph to fit
    • Perfect placement every time!

    Pinpoint Placement with 2-Point and 4-Point placement options allows you to easily place designs with utmost precision. Simply define four points on the fabric with the new 4-Point Placement and morph or proportionally fit the design to the area. Use Virtual Positioning to verify exact stitch points for ultimate precision.

    Customize your quilt designs

    • Modify stitches per inch
    • Unlimited scaling possibilities
    • Compatible with BQM, HQF, PAT, PLI, QLI and TAP formats

    The new Customizable Quilt Designs bring the functionality of professional longarm quilting to your embroidery machine. Unlimited scaling possibilities, the ability to modify the stitches per inch (SPI) and enhanced quilt securing functions enable you to achieve perfect computerized quilting on your embroidery machine.

    WiFi Connectivity and BERNINA Stitchout App

    • Design transfer from/to V9 Software
    • Monitor embroidery process via App
    • Real-time status updates remotely

    Since WiFi is enabled on the BERNINA 990, you can transfer designs from your BERNINA Embroidery Software 9 (optional) directly to the machine, or vice versa. And thanks to the BERNINA Stitchout App, the embroidery process can be monitored on your smartphone remotely. The in-app notifications and real-time status updates will make your embroidery more convenient.



    • Sewing space to the right of the needle: 356 mm
    • Centrally Located Color Touch Screen: 10.1" / 25.4 cm
    • PLAYClose
    • Help Center
    • Maximum Sewing Speed (stitches per minute): 1200
    • Maximum Stitch Width: 9
    • BERNINA Integrated Stitch Regulator (BISR)
    • Embroidery Area: 410×305 mm
    • Customizable Quilt Designs (.bqm files): 206
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    Sewing and Quilting

    • Maximum Sewing Speed (stitches per minute): 1200
    • Maximum Stitch Width: 9
    • Maximum Stitch Length: 6
    • Adjustable Needle Positions: 11
    • Presser Foot Recommendation
    • Presser Foot Selection
    • Presser Foot Library
    • Customizable Stitch Altering Area
    • Security Function for Needle and Stitch Plate
    • Sideways Motion
    • Tapering
    • Automatic Buttonhole / Length Measuring System
    • Manual Multi-step Buttonhole
    • On-Screen Buttonhole Measuring
    • Adjustable Buttonhole Slit Width
    • Personal Folder
    • Import/Export Stitches via USB
    • Saving Settings of Stitch Patterns
    • Temporary Altered Stitch Memory
    • History Function (most recently used stitch patterns)
    • Stitch Designer
    • Creative Consultant Sewing
    • Fit to Screen
    • Swipe
    • Drag and Drop
    • Pattern Repeat: 1-99
    • Pattern Begin
    • Pattern End
    • Mirror-image function
    • Elongation
    • Stop, Secure or Cut in Combi Mode
    • Duplicate Combinaton
    • Unify Stitch Width and Length in Combi Mode
    • Basting Stitch
    • Long Stitch
    • Jumbo Stitch
    • Triple Stitch
    • Undo/Redo in Sewing
    • Distortion
    • Continuous Reverse
    • Backstepping
    • Securing Stitches
    • Programmable Securing Function
    • BSR Enabled
    • BERNINA Integrated Stitch Regulator (BISR)
    • Adjustment of stitch lengths as stitches per inch (SPI) in BSR/BISR
    • BSR: 3 Mode
    • KickStart Function
    • Start/Stop Button (stitching without foot control)
    • Hopper Mechanism
    • Presser Foot Hover Function
    • Freearm Sewing
    • Monograms (with sideways motion only)
    • Total Number of Sewing Stitch Patterns (incl. alphabets): 2927
    • Alphabets / Monograms: 16/2
    • Decorative Stitches: 957
    • Button Sew-On Program
    • Buttonholes / Eyelets: 17/2
    • Practical Stitches: 40
    • Sideways Motion Stitches: 272
    • Quilting Stitches: 124
    • Tassel/Tapering/Skyline Stitch Patterns: 44/36
    • Darning Programs: 2
    • Balance Setting
    • Memory Stitch Combination


    • Maximum Embroidery Speed (Stitches per minute): 1000
    • Embroidery Area: 16.1” x 12”
    • BERNINA Placement Scanner
    • Freearm Embroidery
    • Built-in Embroidery Designs: 879
    • Embroidery Alphabets: 24
    • Customizable Quilt Designs (.bqm files): 206
    • On-screen Editing of Designs
    • Design Altering Area
    • Duplicate/Add Designs
    • Combine Designs
    • Change Design Size Proportionally
    • Change Design Size Non-Proportionally
    • Move, Rotate, and Mirror
    • Align/Distribute embroidery designs
    • Endless Embroidery
    • Shape Designer
    • Color Wheel
    • QWERTY Keyboard
    • Customizable Lettering
    • WordArt
    • Multi-line Lettering and Align
    • Drag & Drop
    • Start and Stop Editing
    • Virtual Positioning
    • Absolute Check Design Positioning
    • 4-Point Placement with Morphing
    • 2-Point Placement
    • Lock Scaling
    • Check Design Size
    • Group/Ungroup
    • Rearrange designs
    • Undo/Redo
    • Adjust Stitch Density
    • Change Stitch Type
    • Change Thread Brand
    • Basting
    • Margin Spacing in Basting
    • Color Resequence
    • Stitch Design as Single/Multi-Color
    • Personal Memory for Saving Embroidery Designs
    • Programmable Jump Stitch Cutting
    • Smart Secure
    • Invisible Secure
    • Centering the Embroidery Design
    • Thread Away Mode
    • Switch Unit of Measurement
    • Creative Consultant Embroidery
    • Embroider Sewing Stitches
    • Multi-format Design compatible
    • BQM Format Reading BQM, HQF, PAT, PLI, QLI, TAP
    • Customizable Quilt Design Format compatible BQM, HQF, PAT, PLT, QLI, TAP
    • Adjustable Stitch Length (SPI) for Customizable Quilt Designs
    • Embroidery design formats EXP, DST, PES, PEC, JEF, SEW, PCS, XXX
    • Design transfer to/from BERNINA Embroidery Software 9 via WiFi
    • Embroidery Design Import/Export via USB Interface
    • Automatic Hoop Recognition
    • Embroidery Stitchout Summary
    • View Stitch-out Time, Thread Colors, Size, Stitches
    • BERNINA Stitchout App compatible
    • Embroidery Sequence Control
    • Position Recall
    • Embroidery Module XL (SDT)
    • Jumbo Hoop Compatibility (embroidery field: 400×260 mm, 15.7”×10.2”)
    • Giant Hoop Compatibility (embroidery area: 410 x 305 mm, 16.1" x 12")

    General Features:

    • Sewing space to the right of the needle: 14"
    • Workspace Height: 5"
    • Weight of the Machine: 43.3 lb
    • Measurements (W x H x D): 26.5” / 9.5” / 16.6”
    • Centrally Located Color Touch Screen: 10.1" / 25.4 cm
    • Multi Touch Gestures
    • USB Mouse compatible
    • Adjustable Display Brightness
    • Help Center
    • File Manager
    • Total Memory: 8000 MB
    • Multi-function Knobs
    • Spool Holders: 4
    • LED Sewing Light: 90
    • Adjustable Light in Needle Area
    • Automatic Needle Threader
    • Manual Thread Cutters: 3
    • Camera
    • BERNINA Pinpoint Laser
    • WiFi
    • BERNINA stitchprecision2 Technology
    • Total Stitch Control
    • BERNINA Adaptive Thread Tension
    • BERNINA Dual Feed
    • Jumbo Bobbin with 70 % more Capacity
    • Bobbin Winding while Sewing/Embroidering
    • Powerful DC Motor
    • Hammer Mode
    • BERNINA Free Hand System (FHS)
    • Automatic Raise/Lower Feed Dog
    • Programmable BERNINA Foot Control
    • BERNINA Foot Control
    • Icon Description
    • Needle Stop Up/Down
    • Thread-up Command
    • Automatic Presser Foot Lifter
    • Automatic Thread Cutter
    • Adjustable Presser Foot Pressure
    • Needle Reminder
    • Lower Thread Sensor
    • Upper Thread Sensor
    • Clock/Alarm
    • Tutorial
    • On-screen Help
    • eco Mode
    • Retractable Feed Dog
    • Automatic Stitch Plate Detection
    • Slide speed control

    Included Accessories

    Standard Accessories

    • Selection of needles: The needle assortment contains different versions and sizes of needles for all the common applications.
    • Template holder: The template holders serve as a help when placing and removing the template in and from the embroidery hoop.
    • Embroidery needle assortment SUK: Various needle sizes for embroidering.
    • Screwdriver red: The red screwdriver is supplied as an all-round tool.
    • Screwdriver Torx, gray: Use the gray screwdriver Torx to change the needles.
    • Spool Stabilizer: To suppoert large spools on the vertical spool holder. To avoid vibrations from the spool.
    • Foam Pad (4x): The foam pad prevents the thread from slipping, tangling or breaking on the spool pin.
    • Sewing Thread Set: Contains a set of threads for sewing.
    • Power cable: The power cable connects the machine with the power supply system.
    • Foot control: Via the foot control the machine is started and stopped. The speed of the machine is also controlled via the foot control. Always use the foot control of the type LV1 with this machine.
    • Net for thread spool, white: The spool net provides an even unwinding of the thread when using slippery embroidery threads.
    • Bobbins (Set of 5): To wind the bobbin thread.
    • Height compensation tool: The height compensation tool levels an angled position of the presser foot sole when sliding over thick seams.
    • Seam ripper: The seam ripper is an indispensable tool to ando stitches or to cut buttonholes open.
    • Seam guide, right: To align regular seam distances.
    • Brush: The brush is used to clean the feed dog and the hook area.
    • Dust Cover: To protect the machine from dust and contamination.
    • Retractable Thread Guide: To guide the thread correctly when threading.
    • Spool Cap D12: Secures the thread spool in place and allows it to unwind consistently while sewing.
    • Spool Cap D27: Secures the thread spool in place and allows it to unwind consistently while sewing.
    • Spool Cap D43: Secures the thread spool in place and allows it to unwind consistently while sewing.
    • 9 mm Stitch Plate: The supplied 9-mm Stitch Plate is suitable for most sewing applications
    • Dust Cover for Embroidery Module: To protect the Embroidery Module from dust and contamination.
    • 4x Fabric Clamp: For fixing the fabric to the outer frame of the Giant Hoop.
    • Embroidery Thread Set: For embroidering.
    • BERNINA Trolley: The practical trolley is very sturdy, and is perfect for transporting your machine when you‘re on the go. Numerous inner and outer pockets offer plenty of room for accessories.
    • BERNINA Embroidery Module Bag: The embroidery-module bag is very sturdy, and is perfect for transporting your machine when you‘re on the go. Numerous inner and outer pockets offer plenty of room for accessories.
    • Accessory Case: This accessory case is suitable when you are at home or on the move. It offers plenty of space for over 40 presser feet, several bobbins, bobbin cases, as well as stitch plates and other accessories.
    • BERNINA Skill Hub Code: Code for free course on the BERNINA Skill Hub.

    BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR)

    The BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR) produces neat, consistent stitching with stitches of precisely the same length while free-motion sewing.

    Reacting to the movement of the fabric, it adjusts the speed of of the machine automatically when free-motion quilting with the feed dog lowered.

    The BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR) can sew both straight- and zigzag stitches. It is superbly suited to ambitious professional-level sewing projects such as free-motion quilting on all fabrics.

    Reverse Pattern Foot #1C

    Reverse Pattern Foot #1D

    Overlock Foot #2A

    Buttonhole Foot with Slide #3A

    Zipper Foot #4D

    Blindstitch Foot #5

    Button Sew-On Foot #18

    Open Embroidery Foot #20C

    Embroidery Foot #26L

    Sideways-Motion Foot #40C

    Straight and CutWork Stitch Plate with Sensor

    5.5 mm BISR Stitch Plate with Sensor

    Golden-yellow bobbin case

    Freearm Slide-on Table

    Seam Guide for Slide-on Table

    Knee lifter/Free-Hand System (FHS)

    Thread-lubrication Unit

    USB Stick

    Touchscreen Pen for 9 series

    Sewing Machine Oil

    BERNINA Accessories Box

    Embroidery Module XL (SDT)

    Small Embroidery Hoop

    Medium Embroidery Hoop

    Large Oval Embroidery Hoop

    Giant Embroidery Hoop

    Supports and Manuals



    This warranty shall extend for a period of:

    2  Years: in the case of electrical parts

    5  Years: in the case of printed circuit boards

    20 Years: in the case of mechanical parts from the date of purchase of the product.

    Return Policy

    This item is subjected to a 20% restocking fee.

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