Bernina B 540 Sewing Machine


The Bernina 540 medium longarm offers space, power and control. Serious sewing starts here…

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GTIN: BNS540 SKU: BNS540 Category: Tag:

​​​​​​​The Bernina B 540 is waiting to be discovered by sewing creatives, everywhere. So buy one as a treat and a reward to yourself. You feel the ambition to grow your sewing world, but your present machine lets you down. Holds you back and stymies all those plans. You’ve considered other makes but, you know you want a Bernina. You always have.

The Bernina B 540 offers you a wide scope. It is not one of the mighty Seven Series models. So it is somewhat more manageable and less daunting a prospect. As your confidence grows, so will your skills, and this Bernina will stay with you all the way.

Perfect tension for perfect stitches

  • Precise & powerful sewing
  • Just sew without any worries
  • Achieve beautiful stitch results

Thanks to the Adaptive Thread Tension you get optimal thread tension for perfect stitch quality on both sides of the fabric.

More space for creative freedom

  • Realize big projects with ease
  • Enough space for your creations
  • Embroidery module optional

The extended freearm offers 8.5″ right of the needle. Therefore you will enjoy a grand sewing area for grand ideas.

Get the right pressure every time

  • Sew any material with ease
  • Increase pressure for thin materials
  • Reduce pressure for thick materials

Ensures that the ideal pressure is always used for the selected stitch. The basic setting can be individually adjusted.

Ask your on-screen support

  • Modern colorful touch screen
  • Easy to use with simple navigation
  • On-screen support when needed

The Sewing Consultant helps you to find the right settings. Adjust suggested alterations quickly with the multifunction-knobs.

Sew quieter, faster, longer, better

  • Sew perfect stitches with 9 mm stitch width
  • Jumbo bobbin to sew 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.

Automatic features save time

  • No manual thread cutting
  • Press a button to cut your thread
  • Save time for your creativity

Thanks to the automatic thread cutter your threads are cut automatically and the needle will be lifted afterwards.

Weight11 kg



  • 1000 SPM (Stitches per Minute – Max)
  • 8.5″ / 215mm Sewing Space to the Right of the Needle
  • 9mm Max Stitch Width
  • 6mm Max Stitch Length
  • 11 Needle Positions
  • Adjustable Foot Pressure
  • Stop/Start Button
  • ​​​​​​​Sewing Tutorial
  • 12 LED Sewing Lights
  • Semi-Auto Needle Threader
  • BSR Enabled –
  • BSR Foot is an Optional Extra
  • BERNINA foot control with back-kick function​​​​​​​
  • Slide Speed Control
  • Needle Up/Down Button
  • Bobbin Winding while Sewing

What's in the box

  • Reverse Pattern Foot #1
  • Reverse Pattern Foot #1C
  • Overlock Foot #2
  • ​​​​​​​Overlock Foot #2A
  • Buttonhole Foot with Slide #3A
  • Zip Foot #4
  • Zip Foot #4D
  • Open Embroidery Foot #20C
  • Sewtable
  • Knee Lift​​​​​​​


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 outside the UK.


We are Bernina Main Agents.

Our guarantee covers your Bernina for seven 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.

Please refer to the Bernina Guarantee Card for further information.

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