Bernette 38 Sewing Machine Review & Overview

If you’re looking for a good intermediate machine but don’t know where to begin, the Bernette 38 might be a good place to start. The Bernette 38 is appropriate for all types of sewing projects and can be used by both experienced and inexperienced sewers. It includes basic, decorative, and stretch stitches, as well as an automatic buttonhole feature. In addition, the machine includes useful accessories such as an extension table and presser feet. The Bernette 38 Sewing Machine is sure to meet anyone’s expectations when it comes to finding the perfect machine for their needs, thanks to its user-friendly design and durable construction.

Bernette 30 series

Bernette 38 Sewing Machine
Bernette 38 Sewing Machine

Bernette is a brand of sewing machines that has been trusted by sewers for generations. This brand offers high-quality, reliable and affordable machines with features to suit any sewer’s needs. The Bernette 30 series is a fantastic choice if you’re searching for a dependable and reasonably priced machine to assist you in making lovely clothing. The series also includes Bernette 37, Bernette 35, and Bernette 33. The features available on this range of sewing machines make sewing easy and fun.

Bernette 38 Sewing Machine

The Bernette 38 has a lot of features packed into a small package, making it ideal for beginners or intermediate users. It does have a free arm, which makes doing sleeves or hems easier, and it has a lot of features.

Main Features of the Bernette 38

It also has a needle stop up / down button, which causes the needle to stop automatically when in the down position. It also has a scissor cut button, which is magical if you’ve never used one before. The scissor button will actually cut the thread and pull the tails to the back side, making your life a lot easier and saving you money on thread.

Main Features Bernette 38
Main Features bernette 38
Bernette 38 Free Arm
Bernette 38 Free Arm

It also has a tie off button, a back stitch button, and a start stop button, which eliminates the need for you to use your foot control. You can sew without having to use the foot pedal by simply pressing and holding the start/stop button.

The Bernette 38 has a speed control as well, so if you have something or are doing something that you want a lot of precision and want to feel like you’re going fast but not actually go fast, you can move that to where is best. It’s also really good to start on those slow settings if you’re teaching someone younger, like a grandchild, your daughter, or your son, whoever, how to sew.

Stitch Options

It also has a ton of fun decorative stitches and stitch editing options. There’s even a small brochure for the decorative stitches that shows you all of the different decorative stitches the machine has. There are also a few different alphabets and a little cheat sheet at the back to remind you how to wind your bobbin and other useful instructions.

In total there are 394 stitches, including 67 decorative stitches and 8 buttonholes. It also has 3 Alphabets (including Cyrillic).

Bernette 38 Stitch Pattern
bernette 38 Stitch Pattern

Included Accessories

Bernette 38 Extension Table
Bernette 38 Extension Table

The bernette 38 comes with a range of useful accessories all listed in the image below. This model also has an extension table included that provides a large sewing area when attached.

Bernette 38 Included Accessories
bernette 38 Included Accessories


The Bernette 38 is a fantastic machine if you are learning to sew, want a great machine to bring to classes, or have someone who is learning to sew. It is an excellent choice for those seeking a dependable model with tons of features. It not only has built-in stitches, adjustable stitch length and width, and a drop feed system, but it also has a needle threader, speed control, and needle stop button. Finally, the Bernette 38 Sewing Machine represents excellent value for money. Its feature set makes it suitable for both novice and experienced sewers.

Leave a comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.