Aurora, Illinois, UNITED STATES

Aurora, Ill., March 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, announces the launch of the new 4 Series sewing machines featuring the B 480, B 475 QE and B 435. The new 4 Series machines include the BERNINA Hook to sew perfect stitches faster, a front loading jumbo bobbin with 70 percent more thread capacity, a powerful DC motor to sew through several layers of fabric, seven inches right of the needle, an easy to navigate 4.3-inch color touch screen and a maximum sewing speed of 900 stitches per minute.  

“We are excited to introduce our newest machines, the BERNINA 4 Series,” said Paul Ashworth, President of BERNINA of America. “With the new machines, we wanted to give sewists exclusive BERNINA features, like the BERNINA Hook and Jumbo Bobbin with 70 percent more thread capacity, that are featured in our top-of-line machines. Our innovative 4 Series gives our valued customers total creative control and the ability to bring their creativity to life.” 

The new B 480, the top-of-line 4 Series model, includes additional features like an Automatic Thread Cutter, nine mm stitch width, 994 total stitch patterns and is compatible with the BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR). It also comes equipped with the slide-on table, the BERNINA Free Hand System and full shank BERNINApresser feet. The B 480 MSRP is priced at $2,799.

The new B 475 QE is the quilter’s best friend. Perfect for small spaces, it’s powerful enough to handle several layers of the thickest quilts. The machine comes equipped with 40 quilting stitches plus 29 utility stitches and four sewing alphabets. The B 475 QE also includes easy-to-operate multi-function knobs, 5.5 mm stitch width, presser foot pressure adjustments and full shank BERNINApresser feet, including the Patchwork Foot #37, as standard. The B 475 QE MSRP is priced at $2,399.

The new B 435 is the entry level edition of the 4 Series. It includes an easy-to-use 4.3-inch color touch screen, a jumbo bobbin with 70 percent more thread, an adjustable presser foot pressure and full shank BERNINApresser feet. Ideal for small spaces, the B 435 MSRP is priced at $1,999. 

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Founded in Switzerland more than 100 years ago, BERNINA is the world’s premier manufacturer with a proven reputation for offering quality state-of-the-art sewing, quilting and embroidery machines, overlockers, and embroidery software. BERNINA’s leadership is marked by an impressive number of ambassadors, industry leaders, influencers and bloggers who chose to partner with the company. BERNINA products are sold in the United States through a network of over 400 fully trained independent dealerships that also offer support and education. Select BERNINA and bernette machines, and BERNINA software can also be purchased online. BERNINA products are designed for beginning to advanced sewists and priced to meet a variety of budgets, with new products being introduced every year. You can follow BERNINA on Facebook:, Instagram: @BERNINAUSA, and Pinterest:, and read BERNINA’s WeAllSew blog at To learn more about BERNINA and to find a Dealer, visit or call (630)978-2500.



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