Check out our FREE video tutorials that come with your purchase and sign up for your complimentary in-person classes at our Alberta Street location HERE.



MD BERNINA OWNERS: View virtual machine owner classes now (password required – contact us).Note: These courses cover current line BERNINA machines, including the 880, 790, 750, 590, 570, 535, 480, 475, 435, 335, & 325


MD BERNETTE OWNERS: View virtual machine owner classes now (password required – contact us).Note: These courses cover current line bernette machines, including the 79, 77, 38, 37, 35, 33, 05 Academy, & Sew&Go


MD SERGER OWNERS: View virtual machine owner classes now (password required – contact us).Note: These courses cover current line BERNINA & bernette serger/overlocker machines, including the L890, L860, L850, L460, L450, b64, b48, & b44

Register Your Machine

Register your new machine

BERNINA & bernette Warranty Registration

Register now, no matter if it’s newly purchased or bought since 1997.


Welcome to BERNINA

Your sewing machine is an incredible tool to unlock your skills and creativity.

Our main goal is to help you feel confident navigating your BERNINA sewing machine. We hope this information is helpful to you as you grow your machine knowledge and love of sewing.

Getting Started

Welcome to the world of BERNINA! Let’s get started.

First Steps (BERNINA 3 Series)

Screen Functions (BERNINA 5 Series)

Clean & Oil Your BERNINA

Cleaning and oiling is important to keep your BERNINA machine running in top condition. Every machine works better with regular maintenance. The videos below will show you how to correctly clean your machine and how to oil the hook race.

How to oil a BERNINA 8 Series

How to oil a BERNINA 4, 5 & 7 Series

How to oil a BERNINA 2 and 3 Series

Sewing machine oil can vary based on the type of machine you have.

Shop machine oil online here:

Shop Machine oil



BERNINA provides a wealth of resources for current and retired sewing, embroidery, and quilting machines.

Click here to access:

  • Current and out-of-print BERNINA & bernette manuals
  • Firmware updates for your BERNINA sewing machine & download instructions*
  • Embroidery software support

*Firmware updates can be done at home but are also performed by a technician at the time of machine service at Modern Domestic. 


770 Plus Upgrade

How to install your 770 Plus Upgrade

The BERNINA PLUS Upgrade offers great new features and accessories for your BERNINA 770 QE to take your embroidery and quilting experience to the next level! In this video we show you how to install the Upgrade.

The PLUS Upgrade is available for the following models: B 770 QE, B 770 QE Tula Pink Special Edition, B 770 QE Anniversary Edition and B 765. Make sure you have installed latest firmware version (Update) before installing the Upgrade — See firmware updates in BERNINA Support tab above.

Learn more about the BERNINA 770 Plus and this upgrade.

MyBERNINA Modern Domestic Virtual Classes

We’re thrilled to bring our BERNINA education to your home. This 8-part course, along with an intro to machine embroidery, is available for FREE to those who purchased a new BERNINA at Modern Domestic.

In these courses Erica will walk you through 8 step-by-step instructions from setup and first stitches, to customizing your machine screen to fit your sewing needs. Lane will teach you the basics to setup for BERNINA machine embroidery.

Virtual class login is available to those who have purchased a BERNINA at Modern Domestic. Contact us to request access.


If you are a current BERNINA owner but did not purchase your machine at Modern Domestic you’re in the right place! You can purchase these courses online to view all video courses. You will receive an email confirmation and password to access your online courses.