Bernina 1008
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Bernina 1008

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A convenient mechanical Bernina sewing machine at an affordable price.

This gem of a sewing machine is easy to use and ideal for sewing quilts, crafts and garments. This Bernina 1008 sewing machine offers 16 practical and decorative stitches and an easy-to-sew buttonhole. Every stitch is perfectly balanced and evenly placed right where you want it.
The 1008S is a traditionally built mechanical sewing machine that provides all of the basic functions needed for Bernina 1008 sewing machine general purpose sewing - and at an excellent price.

Quality has not been compromised, for example it has the CB shuttle found in many of the more expensive Bernina machines.

  • 16 stitch patterns including
  • the useful reverse feed utility stitches
  • decorative stitches
  • automatic buttonhole

are built in as standard.

The metal casing provides extra robustness for harsher environments and the accessory box slides onto the free arm to give a larger sewing area.


Brand:  Bernina
Weight:  10.5kg
Bobbin:  Front loading
Buttonhole:  Manual buttonhole
Built in needle threader:  No
Stitch options:  16
Stitch length adjustment:  Yes
Stitch width adjustment:  Yes
Drop feed facility:  Yes
2 speed foot controller:  No
Slide speed control:  No
Maximum sewing speed:  N/A
Extra needle penetration power:  Yes
LCD display:  No
Needle up/down button:  No
Auto lock stitch button:  No
Stop/start button:  No
Auto thread cutter (scissors):  No
Manual thread tension control:  Yes
Automatic thread tension:  No
Extra lighting:  No
Elongation of stitches:  No
Memory facility:  No
Built-in alphabet:  No
Knee lift:  No
Convertible free-arm:  Yes
Arm space:  165mm
Cover:  Soft
Instructions:  Manual
Accessory pack:  Yes

All our Bernina sewing machines have:
  • Full 5 year Bernina mechanical warranty & two year electrical warranty on Bernina sewing machines
  • Full 2 year Bernina mechanical warranty & two year electrical warranty on Bernina overlockers
  • Excellent after sales backup with servicing and repairs by technicians trained by Bernina in Switzerland and London

Repairs under warranty - please remember your warranty is backed by the dealer you bought from, and has to be returned to the seller for any repairs under warranty. 


Do you live locally? Or can you come and visit us?

We are very close to Brighton Train Station and there is parking near by.

We are happy to give you a demonstration of all the great features on this sewing machine. Whilst we endeavour to have every model of machine on our bench, this is not always possible because of changing stock levels. 

Please contact us to organise an appointment to see the machine you're interested in. 


tel: 01273 621 653

68 North Road,
East Sussex

Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm

We recommend Trafalgar Street car park as the nearest, reasonably priced, car park to us.



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