Bernina Artista 180e Sewing & Embroidery Machine Review

Bernina Activa 125The Bernina Artista 180E is considered an upgraded version of the Bernina 180. This embroidery and sewing machine has all the functions of the Bernina 180 but with additional features that sewers will surely appreciate. Made using top notch Swiss technology, it is built to last.

It offers superior precision and craftsmanship that ensures high quality stitches all the time. Beginners and new users will not find it difficult to start working with the Bernina 180E with the help of a comprehensive owner’s manual. With its ease of use, durability and precision results, it is ideal for homeowners, hobbyists and even for small businesses.

It offers hundreds of different stitches: from the most common and practical stitches to decorative stitches. There are also several quilt stitches, sideway motion stitches, and other decorative stitches such as the alphabet and embroidery design stitches.

This model is also equipped with stitch functions such as continuous stitch adjustment, unlimited stitch adjustment and long basting stitch. With the Bernina 180E, one only needs to press the right buttons to select the desired function. It also offers eleven buttonhole choices giving the sewer more options for more creative control.

A feature unique to the 180E  and SE350 is the third version of Bernina’s artlink and the fourth version of the CPS software. The artlink allows the user to download any art format from the Internet and load it directly into the 180E.

There are literally hundreds of other sewing stitches and embroidery patterns that can be used and modified with the Bernina artista. You can even digitize you own designs and stitches for added creativity and personalization.

Pros:

  • Touch screen feature to make sewing projects easier
  • Can sew all types of fabric from heavy materials to the most delicate fibers
  • Offers a superb buttonhole feature

Cons:

  • The wide set feed dogs may make sewing projects more tedious

Specifications

  • Automatic stitch settings
  • Variety of decorative stitches
  • Free-hand system
  • Innovative sewing system (Directional Sewing)
  • Completely customizable
  • Accessory case
  • Thread cutter
  • 597 stitches
  • Free hand system pressure foot lifter

Overall this is a highly recommended sewing machine offering a diverse and comprehensive range of features that any sewer, whether beginner or professional, will surely love and appreciate.