Product code: S480SE
The Bernina S 480 Special Edition sewing machine has a beautiful decorative faceplate and includes a free trolley bag and walking foot.

Bernina S 480 Special Edition Sewing Machine

The Bernina S 480 Special Edition sewing machine has the same great features as the existing 480 but with a fabulous decorative faceplate and accessories. Each 480 Special Edition sewing machine comes complete with a free trolley bag and walking foot.  Available whilst stocks last. 

The Bernina S 480 Special Edition is a perfect choice for the professional dressmaker and fashion designer. It offers a comprehensive range of stitches and features all designed to help you create. As with most of the Bernina stable, the Bernina 480 Special Edition requires some input and application from the user. The more you are prepared to apply yourself and learn, the more your creative talents will be realised. 

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​More information on the Bernina 480 Special Edition

Time Saving Automatic Features
Automatic thread cutter - press a button
Needle threader
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Press a button and the Bernina 480 cuts the threads and the needle lifts, leaving your hands free.  

Bigger Ideas
​​​​​​​More room for larger projects
Sewtable included
​The extended freearm offers 7 inches right of the needle and allows plenty of room. ​​

​​​​​​​Adjustable Foot Pressure
Thinner fabrics - you can increase the pressure.
Thicker fabrics - you can reduce the pressure.
The basic settings can be individually adjusted to suit the fabric you are sewing.

Easy to Navigate Touch-Screen
Modern colour touch-screen
Easy to use and simple to operate
On-screen support
The on-screen, there-when-you-need-it, Sewing Consultant helps you find the right settings.

Hands Free
Knee Lifter
​​​​​​​The Bernina 480 Free Hand System lets you lift or lower the presser foot using only the knee lifter.

Perfect Stitches
Sew perfect stitches with 9mm width
Jumbo bobbin for fewer stops
Front-loading bobbin
​​​​​​​The Bernina 480 Hook keeps the stitches consistent and precise, and fast too, sewing at a maximum speed of 900 stitches per minute.


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Brand Bernina
Code S480SE
Condition New
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Bernina S 480 Special Edition Features

  • 9mm stitch width for decorative stitches
  • Jumbo bobbin for fewer interruptions
  • Convenient auto thread cutter
  • Adjustable tension for perfect stitches
  • Easy threading saves you time

What comes with the Bernina 480 Special Edition

  • Reverse pattern foot #1
  • Overlock foot #2
  • Buttonhole foot with slide #3A
  • Zipper foot #4
  • Blindstitch foot #5
  • Sewtable


Alan and Steve offer free delivery with your new machine.
​​​​​​​Under normal circumstances delivery takes 1 - 2 days - excluding weekends.
Your machine will be delivered to your home via one of the main couriers.
​​​​​​​Alternatively you can choose to collect your machine from our shop at a time that suits you. 
​​​​​​​Please just let us know and we'll be happy to help you.

Please Note.
We only deliver machines to the UK Mainland.
​​​​​​​Although we post parts & accessories worldwide, we do not ship machines or cabinets outside the UK.


​​Alan and Steve's Guarantee to you

We are Bernina Main Agents.
​​​​​​​Our guarantee covers your Bernina S 480 Special Edition for two years and includes parts and labour, but not transport. It may be an idea to retain the box and internal packaging - if you have space.
In the unlikely event that you experience any problems with your machine, please phone us as 'faults' can often be rectified over the phone.
​​​​​​​Dad always used to say the workshop is the backbone of our business. From the 1970's both Alan and Steve learned the trade by starting in the workshop. Since those early days, we have both attended many technical training courses across the UK, Germany and Switzerland.

Berninas Warranty

The Bernina Warranty covers your Bernina for seven years. 
Their guarantee covers main parts and labour. As a condition you must have your machine serviced every three years by an approved Bernina Agent.
Service work is chargeable.