Bernina Bernette 46

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bernina bernette 46

Bernette 46 is a simple, reliable and somewhat retrolooking. It has seven stitches with adjustable length and width and 4-step buttonhole. Some other features include free arm capability for sewing small circular items, built-in thread cutter, light and carry handle, twin needle capability. Combination of these features is enough for sewing if you don't need decoration.

bernina bernette 46 stitches

Thread cutter
bernette 46 thread cutter

Bobbing winding system
bernette 46 bobbing winding system

Stitch patterns
bernette 46 stitch patterns

Snap-on presser foot
bernette 46 snap-on presser foot

The Interface of this machine is very simple. All it has stitch selection dial, thread tension adjustment dial and stitch length and wide adjustment dial, that's it. It's easy to thread Bernette 46, just follow the thread guide printed on the machine.

  Bernette 46
image Bernette 46
brand Bernina
category Mechanical Sewing Machine
alternative names
release date
rating 6
street price $250.00
Letter Sewing No
Max Stitch Length 4.5
Stitch Width Adjustable
Max Stitch Width (mm) 5
Buttonhole Sewing 4-step
Styles of Buttonhole 1
Twin Needle Posibility Yes
Spool pins Horizontal + 1 extra
Needle Threader Manual
Reverse Sewing Yes
Bobbing Type Vertical
Variations of Needle Position center, right
Tension Control Manual, upper thread tension dial
Darning option Darning plate
Hook Type Oscillating
Presser Foot Pressure Adjustable (Screw on top)
Presser Foot Lifter Manual
Presser Foot Attachment Snap-on
Free Arm Yes
Wide Table No
Light Yes
Maximum Sewing Speed (stitches per minute) 750 spm
Accessory Storage Built-in
Color Black
Thread trimming Manual (built-in tread cutter)
Speed Control No
Built-in Handle Yes
Machine Dimensions W x H x D (inch) 15 x 10.7 x 6.3
Included Accessories Set of 3 needles, 4 Bobbins, Seam Guide, Darning Plate, Second Spool Pin, 2 Spool Holders, L-Screwdriver, Seam Ripper, Brush, Oil Bottle
Included Accessory Feet Buttonhole Foot, Button Sewing Foot, Zipper Foot
Machine Weight 13.2 lbs
Carying case Dust Cover
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