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Bernina 500E Embroidery Machine

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For a perfect start to embroidery

More space for bigger embroidery projects

Jumbo bobbin to embroider longer

Edit embroidery designs via touch screen

Position your design exactly where you want

Achieve finest embroidery results

More space for creative freedom

Handle big projects with ease

Comfortably create endless designs

Re-designed embroidery module

The extended freearm offers 8.5" right of the needle. Enjoy a large embroidery area of 15.75" x 6.5" to bring your embroidery ideas to life.

Edit your designs with ease

Simply undo & redo steps

Edit designs as a group or break apart

Customize the stitch-out sequence

With the Enhanced Editing Functions you can realize your ideas directly on screen and use your creativity to create new designs.

Easy design positioning

Position designs easily and precisely

No need to use the template anymore

Perfect results in short times

Use Pinpoint Placement to position your design precisely: select two points and match them with the markings on the hooped fabric.

Automatic features save time

Automatic thread cutting

Needle lifts automatically

Easy one-button operation

The automatic thread cutter operates with two steps in one: cuts the thread and lifts the needle.

Perfection is the new standard

Manage thread cuts with ease

No manual trimming on top side

Achieve perfect embroidery results

The Thread Away Mode pulls the threads down to the underside for clean embroidery results on the top.

Finest embroidery results for you

Perfect stitches, fast & quiet

Jumbo bobbin to embroider longer

Frontload the bobbin with new thread

The BERNINA Hook keeps the stitches consistent and precise with a maximum speed of 1,000 stitches per minute.


Free UK delivery for orders over £80.

Click & Collect is available at our Bury St Edmunds shop. We will call you as soon as your order is ready.

We aim to despatch all orders received by 3pm on the same day, Monday to Saturday. If we have any delays in getting your order out, we will contact you.

When we receive your order, we will email you an order confirmation. We will send a further email once we've sent it to confirm your order is on it's way to you. If we cannot pack/despatch your order due it's size and weight, we will contact you to discuss alternative postage options or cancellation. The vast majority of orders will not be affected by this but very occasionally we do receive orders which exceed our standard postage categories. Thank you for your understanding.

If you need to amend your order, please call us on 01284 755459 or 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 2pm on Saturdays will be despatched on the next working day, ie the following Monday or, in the event of a Bank Holiday, the following Tuesday.

Please click here for further information on our delivery options.


We hope you will be pleased with your order.

However, if you receive any items that are damaged or faulty in any way, please call us within 14 days of receipt on 01284 755459, or email us at We will refund or exchange any damaged items - we will reimburse any postage costs incurred with their return and any replacements will be sent free of charge.

Any unwanted goods can be returned unopened, unused and in their original packaging/condition within 14 days for an exchange or Sew Much To Do credit note. Any costs associated with the return/exchange of an unwanted item cannot be refunded.

We cannot offer returns/refunds on cut fabric and trims. If you'd like some help with colour matching before placing any orders please let us know.


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