Bernette Chicago 7


Bernette Chicago 7 – the perfect combo sewing and embroidery machine

Product Description

Thanks to its conveniently arranged one-touch buttons, the bernette Chicago is easy to use, making sewing and embroidery a breeze. Sewists will be quick to appreciate the versatility of this sewing and embroidery machine, whether using the bernette Chicago for simple alterations, personalization, embellishments or sewing large projects. The bernette Chicago offers a wealth of options for giving creative expression to your ideas: over 150 decorative stitches, 20 quilting stitches, two alphabets, a maximum stitch width of 7 mm, as well as 100 built-in embroidery designs. The features of the bernette Chicago are guaranteed to set your creative pulse racing. And thanks to the automatic one-step buttonhole and a simple threading system, all sewing projects can be accomplished quickly and easily.

Sewing and embroidery

As a fully-fledged sewing and embroidery machine, the bernette Chicago leads a double life. Not only does it make sewing garments or quilting a piece of cake, but attach the embroidery module and in seconds the bernette Chicago is transformed into an embroidery machine. Selecting embroidery mode takes you to the embroidery area, where a collection of 100 built-in embroidery designs and an alphabet are available. All designs can be rotated or mirrored, and additional embroidery designs of your own can be added via USB stick. The maximum embroidery area of 110 x 170 mm allows attractive custom-embroidered embellishments to be applied to self-made or purchased garments and furnishings. Compatibility with the BERNINA CutWork Software and Accessory gives the especially-creative sewer the additional option of forging ahead in another creative dimension — creative cutting! Whether it’s eyelet embroidery, openwork designs or stamping, the bernette Chicago will amaze you with its versatility.

Embroidery module
Embroidery module
By removing the slide-on table, the embroidery module, which has a maximum embroidery area of 110 x 170 mm, can be attached quickly and easily.

100 stunning embroidery designs
100 stunning embroidery designs
Use the 100 exclusive pre-programmed embroidery designs and enjoy the fine, precise embroidery quality of the bernette Chicago.

Needle thread monitoring and bobbin thread checking
Needle thread monitoring and bobbin thread checking
The needle thread monitor automatically stops the embroidery process if the needle thread breaks or the spool is empty. The bobbin is also checked before each embroidery operation. This guarantees reliable embroidery.

Semi-automatic threader
Semi-automatic threader
Quick and easy threading. With one movement, the thread magically goes through the eye of the needle.

7mm stitch width
7mm stitch width
Especially practical for decorative sewing.
Create beautiful trimmings and appliqué designs with little effort.

Embroidery designs (selected examples)

General Machine Features and Benefits

  • LCD Sticth Display
  • Direct Stitch Select and Scroll Buttons
  • Flip Top Lid & Dust Cover
  • LED Light
  • Semi-automatic Needle Threader
  • Start/Stop with Slide Control
  • AC Motor
  • Automatic Bobbin Winding
  • Drop-in Bobbin / Hook System

Sewing Machine Features and Benefits

  • Maximum Sewing Speed 800 stitches per minute
  • 4.5mm Maximum Stitch Length
  • 7.0mm Maximum Stitch Width
  • 5 Needle Positions
  • Needle Up/Down
  • Auto Preset of Stitch Width and Length
  • Stitch Editing
  • Automatic securing
  • Long-term Memory/Stitch Combinations
  • Tow-Level Presser Foot Lifter
  • Presser Foot Pressure Adjustment
  • Quick Reverse
  • Automatic One-Step Buttonhole

Embroidery Features and Benefits

  • Embroidery Field 110mm x 170mm
  • Embroidery Speed 600 stitches per minute
  • Rescaling of Designs
  • Mirror Image Designs
  • Trace Designs
  • Stich Motif as Single/Multi Colour
  • Move Designs
  • View Thread Colour, Number of Threads, Design Size, Hoop and Hoop Size
  • Thread Tension Adjustment
  • Upper Thread Sensor & Lower Thread Check
  • USB Connection
  • CutWork Tool & Software Compatibility


  • 8 Presser Feet
    • All Pupose
    • Zipper
    • Button Sewing
    • Buttonhole
    • Satin Stitch
    • Overcasting
    • Blind Hem
    • Darning/Embroidery
    • Simple Embroidery
  • 3 Bobbins
  • Assorted Needles
  • Seam Guide
  • Seam Ripper/Brush
  • L-Screwdriver
  • Screwdriver
  • Second Spool Pin
  • Small & Large Spool Holders
  • Spool Pin Flet
  • Dust Cover
  • Large Embroidery Hoop
  • Template – Large Embroidery Hoop
  • Spool Net
  • Scissors

Full Manufacturer’s Warranty

  • 2 Years Mechanical
  • 1 Year Electronic



Additional Information

Weight 12 kg
Dimensions 500 x 400 x 370 cm