Bernina 880 Computerized Embroidery Machine

Bernina 880 PLUS incl. Embroidery module - high-tech in top form Description

The Bernina 880 embroidery machine is at i10 FabLab. It has been used to develop smart textiles and other textile form factors (e.g., Haptic Vest). 

Contact: Nur Hamdan, Anke Brocker

Timeslot and Computer Access

If you want to use the Bernina for your thesis/work at the chair, please book a timeslot.
You can find all necessary information here [Internal Access]

Materials and Supplies

  • Needles (Amazon)
  • Embroidery stabilizers: Tear-away, Cut-away, Wash-away (Madeira from Amazon, or local textile shops), Heat-away (Sulky from Amazon)
  • Bobbin thread oil (Amazon)
  • Bobbin spools (Amazon)
  • Conductive yarn: Madeira thin HC 12 or thick HC 40 (Contact via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).  Sample invoice [Internal Access]

Troubleshooting & Maintenance

Most errors are due to dust covering the machine's sensor. Watch how to clean and oil a Bernina. Also spray the machine with an Air Duster before every use.

Relevant Links

File Description File size Downloads Last modified
Bernina_product_number.pdf   14702 kB 30 2019-07-09 11:14
Bernina_serial_number.JPG   1533 kB 23 2019-07-09 11:16
Conductive_yarn_Madeira_Invoice.pdf   20 kB 17 2019-07-09 11:18

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