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Bernina 550QE Quilting-Sewing Machine with BSR
Item #: Bernina550QE

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Sewing and quilting with the BERNINA 550 QE

Exclusive! Total Stitch Control

The BERNINA 550 QE provides an exclusive level of stitch control. Whether altering the stitch length (up to 5 mm), width (up to 5.5 mm) or needle position (up to 11) or even creating custom combinations, you’ll appreciate the convenience of a machine that remembers the stitch details for you.

BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR)*

The BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR) is designed to assist you in mastering free-motion techniques by keeping stitches consistent at variable sewing speeds. The BSR offers confidence for the beginner and additional assurance for the experienced quilter. *The BSR comes standard with the B 550 QE and is an optional accessory for the B 530.

Sew Simple!

You’ll appreciate the user friendly features and simple interface. The crisp LCD displays all your settings at a glance. The built-in Sewing Consultant is ready to assist you at any time. The practical semi-automatic needle threader lets you start sewing faster. With the BERNINA 550 QE, you’ll spend more of your valuable time sewing and quilting.

More Memory Options

Let your B 550 QE keeps track of the details with multiple memory functions. Both models remember the changes you make to the stitches as you use them in your sewing session. They will also remember your favorite stitch settings for each stitch when saved in a long-term memory. For creative applications, you can save up to 100 stitches in a combination.

Extensive Stitch Library

The B 550 QE includes a library of over 180 stitches, conveniently stored by category for a wide variety of applications. You can view and select stitches directly or use the easy-to-navigate screen. Whatever your sewing project, you’ll find the perfect stitch. With the one-step automatic buttonhole function you will have consistent buttonhole length time after time.

Greater Sewing Comfort

Unique to BERNINA, the Free Hand System raises and lowers the presser foot while releasing thread tension and lowering the feed dog, leaving your hands free to guide your project. Also included is a practical extension table with ample space to hold your larger sewing projects.

Plenty of Room to Expand Your Creativity

The BERNINA 550 QE was designed with your sewing future in mind. A variety of special accessories and presser feet are included with the machine. When you are ready to expand your options, you’ll find a broad range of accessories available. Whatever new techniques you want to explore, you’ll find the right accessories to help grow your sewing and quilting skills.


The machine for the established hobbyist with a passion for quilting.

The standard package of this machine includes both the Walking Foot and the BERNINA Stitch Regulator, making it the perfect match for you as a quilter. The extensive range of available BERNINA accessories offers you the choice of expanding your creative options. Experience other sewing specialties such as heirloom, home decorating, crafting and garment sewing with the B 550 QE.

Key features

Easy navigation

BSR functionality (BERNINA Stitch Regulator)

Walking foot

1/4" foot

Total Stitch Control

Semi-automatic needle threader

Extensive Stitch Library

Automatic buttonhole

FHS functionality (Free Hand System)

Reverse sewing

Start/Stop button

Slide Speed Control

Thread tension

Two Spool Holders

Thread Cutter

LED Sewing Light

Extension table



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