Bernina Sewing Machine Feet
Details of all Bernina Sewing Machine Presser feet stocked by Quilt DIrect.
The Bernina Presser Foot 16 is used for gathering and ruffling fabric. The gathering is produced because the sole doesn’t rest evenly on the feed-dog causing uneven fabric feed. This allows one piece of fabric to be gathered while it is being attached to another layer of fabric, meaning a ruffle can be made and attached in one single operation. The amount of gathering is easily adjusted by varying stitch length and needle thread tension. For heavier fabrics, use long stitch or basting stitch for gathering. The distance between rows of gathering can range from a minimum of 3/16″ (5mm) to a maximum of 3/8″ (10mm).
At last the much anticipated presser foot for ruler quilting on Bernina sewing machines.
No longer only available to Long Arm Quilting Machines, the new Ruler Foot 72 can be used on any of the ‘New Style’ Bernina Machines.
Key features of the new Bernina #72 Ruler Foot are:
Height adjustable for different fabric depths and no ‘hopper’ effect
Excellent view of needle at the point where it pierces the fabric with several useful markings to align with the ruler
Robust construction for support of the rulers
A special spring to prevent damage to the needlebar
For use with ¼” deep rulers
Compatible with all new style BERNINA models from the 125 up to and including the 880
* Use with a straight stitch needleplate (recommended)
Bernina Embroidery Foot 6V is suitable for any satin stitching and can be used for decorative stitch patterns, satin stitching, appliqué, couching perle yarn, sewing off-the-edge scallops, and embroidery. The wide indentation on the sole ensures that the foot glides over thicker and wider stitch formations smoothly. The small hole in the centre of the foot acts as a guide for couching a narrow cord and the famous ‘off the edge scallop’.
The BERNINA zipper foot no. 35, lets you sew in invisible zippers. Concealed zippers are especially in demand where aesthetics are important, e.g. for elegant dress designs and accessories. With the high-quality BERNINA zipper foot no. 35 the sophisticated technology is straightforward and easy to use accurately. Watch this video to find out how to get the perfect result in minutes — thanks to the simple, intuitive controls on your sewing machine and the top-grade workmanship of our presser feet. This foot lets you insert invisible zips correctly.
The high ridge in the centre of the foot causes loops to form when using zig zag. This creates tailor’s tacks, but this foot is also useful for faggoting and fringing.
Tailor’s tacks can be used for marking seam lines and darts. The loops can also be used for embellishing, imitation hemstitch (fagotting), fringe, 3D effects, toweling embroidery and chenille appliqué. The stitches are formed over the ridge in the foot center, thus producing loops. Tailor tack foot no. 7 is only suitable for zigzag stitch set to 2-5mm stitch width.
The Bernina Presser Foot 69 4mm Roll & Shell Hemmer is a narrow hem that allows you to make a roll and shell hem 3-5mm wide, depending on the weight and texture of the fabric
On soft fabrics, this foot produces a shell effect. It is recommended for soft, light to medium weight fabrics.
Bernina Presser Foot 69 is one of the BERNINA hemmer feet no. 61-69 that makes hemming simple, even for beginners.
The BERNINA couching foot 43 allows cords with a diameter of 1.5 to 2 millimetres to be freely appliquéd — a versatile and creative tool for a variety of decorations, quilts, household textiles, accessories or items of clothing. The BERNINA couching foot 43 foot allows you to feed cords, ribbons and braid directly under the needle, so that lines and shapes of any sort can be precisely guided and sewn on.
This Bernina video provides a step-by-step guide on how to thread the cord, attach the presser foot and, in a few simple manoeuvres, how to adjust the necessary settings on your BERNINA sewing machine. There are also some useful tips which will make working with the freehand cording foot easier. presser foot allows you to feed cords, ribbons and braid directly under the needle, so that lines and shapes of any sort can be precisely guided and sewn on.
This is a lavishly illustrated 240 page full colour guide to the exclusive Bernina collection of presser feet.
It includes extensive details of how and when to use the feet and is an invaluable resource for all Bernina owners.
The Big Book of Feet provides an extensive overview of the many different BERNINA presser feet and guides you as to how and where to use them. This book is a handy reference guide with great illustrations of all the many uses of our Bernina Feet to guide you through any sewing project using the correct Presser Feet, Attachments, and Accessories by function and purpose.
Bernina Braiding Presser Foot 21 and 21V are designed for couching braids and thicker yarn, also perfect for narrow ribbons and multiple strands of thin cords or yarns. The 21 or 21V can also be used to produce raised or padded satin stitch as well as passementerie, trimming, elastics and corded appliqué. The beveled cut-out accommodates cords of up to 3mm thickness.
This is our Bernina Foot of the Month for May 2016 (get 20% off)
Foot BF21 is for older style machines 607 to 1630 including the current 1008S
Foot 21V is for all new models 125-145, 140-200, 220-240, 330- 380, 430-730, 710-790, 820-880
A useful little video for Bernina newbies. This video shows how to attach and replace BERNINA presser feet. Bernina presser feet can be attached very easily with just one hand. The opening at the top of the shank fits the cone of the clamp like a glove. Slide the presser foot over the cone and fully up into the clamp. Then push the clamping lever down. The free-hand system enables you to produce the largest possible clearance in the needle area, providing extra space when attaching the presser foot