• Bernina 1008


The Bernina 1008S (Mechanical)

A convenient mechanical machine, priced affordably.

This gem of a sewing machine has the BERNINA features and easy convenience beginners love . . .at a very affordable price. Ideal for sewing quilts, crafts and garments, the machine offers 16 practical and decorative stitches plus an easy-to-sew buttonhole. And every stitch is perfectly balanced and evenly placed right where you want it.

As for convenience, it's built right in. Stitch selection is fast and easy. And the machine tells you which presser foot, stitch length and width, and needle position you'll need for the best result. There's also a handy thread cutter, a bobbin winder you can't overfill, and a host of other features that make sewing simple and fun.


  • 16 stitches

  • Drop Feed

  • 5 Needle Positions

  • Automatic Buttonhole

  • Continuous Reverse

  • 1 Solid Bernina Presser Foot

  • 4 Snap on presser feet soles


  • 75+ Accessories

  • Sew Table

    Key Features

    Thread cutter

    Easy cutting of threads when removing the sewing project from the machine. Upper and lower threads are safely secured without interlooping until the next time you sew. 


    The especially slim freearm enables easy and flawless sewing of tubular items such as children‘s clothing, sleeves, cuffs, collars and trouser hems.  


    Sewing standard buttonholes in six steps couldn’t be easier. Add gimp for corded buttonholes to give them a professional raised look.  

    Stitch width and needle positions

    Simply use the appropriate dials to infinitely adjust stitch width between 1 and 5 mm and to choose from 3 needle positions. 

    Presser feet

    Presser foot soles to suit any task, with easy, one-handed changing of the sole The most frequently used presser foot soles are supplied as standard. Additional soles are available from BERNINA‘s comprehensive range of accessories.  

    Stitch selection

    The stitch selection chart tells you which presser foot, needle position and stitch length and width best suit the selected stitch.  

    Stitch length

    Infinitely adjustable stitch length. Use the setting wheel to adjust the stitch length as wished – any length from 0 to 5mm.

    Feed-dog drop

    Some sewing tasks do not require automatic feeding. Turn the setting wheel to lower the feed-dog. The fabric can then be freely guided and fed under needle exactly as you wish - for darning, freemotion quilting or even freemotion embroidery. 

    Bobbin winder

    For even winding of your bobbins. The winding stops automatically when the bobbin is full and the thread can be cut effortlessly on the thread-cutter located beside the post..

Bernina 1008

  • Brands Bernina
  • Product Code: BER1008S
  • Availability: In Stock
  • £795.00
  • £715.00