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Bernina 475QE Sewing Machine

Available to order



Designer Tiffany Pratt talks about the Bernina 435 and 475QE

The Bernina 475QE - the quilter's new best friend

Automatic features save time: No more manual threading; Press a button to cut your thread; Save time for more creativity. Threads are cut automatically. Even the needle lifts leaving your hands free to keep on creating.

Keep your hands on the fabric: Hands-free sewing is reality; Hands are free to guide the fabric; Simultaneously raises/lowers presser foot and feed dog. The Bernina Free Hand System (FHS) lets you lift or lower the presser foot using only the knee lifter, allowing hands to guide your projects to bigger and better things.

Nice, easy perfect stitches: Sew perfect stitches with 5.5mm stitch width; Sew even longer with the jumbo bobbin; Convenient front-load bobbin. Perfect precision is achieved with each stitch thanks to the Bernina Hook. Plus, projects are done faster with speeds up to 900 stitches per minute.

Adjustable Presser Foot Pressure: Sew any material perfectly with ease; Increase pressure for thin materials; Reduce pressure for thick materials. Individual adjustment is easy to make, ensuring the ideal pressure is achieved for any and all materials no matter how thick or delicate.

Includes Patchwork Foot #37: Designed for straight-stitching; Ideal for sewing ¼" seam allowances; Extra insurance for experienced piecers. Every quilter appreciates Patchwork Foot #37 for its accurate feeding and stitching when piecing patchwork blocks with perfect precision.

Easy to navigate touch screen: Modern colour touch screen; Easy to use with simple navigation; On-screen support when needed. Always ready to be of assistance, the Sewing Consultant helps find the right settings, and suggested tips are easily made with the multi-function knobs.


- 840 stitch patterns (inc. alphabet and 29 utility stitches)

- Pattern start/end function

- Automatic securing function

- Pattern repeat (up to 9)

- Free Hand System (FHS)

- Bernina Hook system

- 900 stitches per minute

- 7"/177.7mm sewing space to the right of the needle

- Colour touch screen 4.3"/10cm

- 8 LED sewing lights

- Multi-function knobs

- 5.5mm maximum stitch width

- 6mm maximum stitch length

- 11 needle positions

- Sewing in each needle position

- 2 spool holders

- Semi-automatic needle threader

- Automatic thread cutter

- Adjustable presser foot pressure

- 4 manual thread cutters

- Adaptive Thread Tension

- Create and save stitch combinations

- Memory (short-term/altered stitches)

- Memory (long-term/altered stitches)

- BSR enabled, straight stitch and zigzag (separate BSR foot required)

- Start/stop button (stitching without foot control)

- Slide speed control

- USB interface for PC connection

- Changing stitch settings while sewing

- Needle stop up/down

- Bobbin winding while sewing/embroidering

- On-screen help

- Sewing tutorial

- Creative consultant

- Setup programme

- Machine weight: 9.5kg

- Machine size: 423/200/328mm 16.6"/7.9"/12.9"

- Warranty: 7 years


#1 Pattern Reverse Foot

#2 Overlock Foot

#3A Buttonhole Foot with Slide

#4 Zipper Foot

#5 Blindstitch Foot

#37 Patchwork Foot


Slide-on extension table

Knee lift

Jumbo bobbins (4)

Bobbin case

Foot control

Pack of Bernina needles

Quilting guide

Spool caps

Height compensation tool

Dust cover

Machine oil


Seam ripper

Accessory case

Cleaning brush

Instruction manual


Bernina 4 series: Getting started

Bernina 4 series: Sewing buttonholes

Bernina 4 series: Sewing decorative stitches and letters

Bernina: How to use the semi-automatic needle threader

Bernina 4 series: Cleaning and oiling

Bernina 4 series: Patchwork and quilting

Bernina 4 series: Changing and saving stitches

Bernina 4 series: Touch screen and functions overview

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We will send your order on or before the next working day (Monday-Friday) of receiving payment, subject to stock availability.
We aim to despatch all orders received by 3pm on the same day. You will receive an email from us to confirm your order and a second email to confirm despatch.
If you need to amend your order once it is confirmed, please email us at as soon as possible - we will do all we can to amend your parcel before it is sent.
Any orders received after 3pm on Fridays* will be despatched on the next working day, ie the following Monday or, in the event of a Bank Holiday, Tuesday.
If any item on your order is out of stock we will contact you to discuss possible alternatives, a refund or expected delivery date - if you can leave a telephone number on your account this will help us to contact you quickly if we need to.
* We will resume Saturday postings when we reopen 2 December.
Click & Collect is available at our Bury St Edmunds and Ely shops - local delivery is also available.
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