Comparison of Bernette Sew&Go Series Sewing Machines

Bernette Sew and Go Series Great Beginner Sewing Machines

The Sew n Go line from Bernette has been specifically developed for beginners and occasional sewers. It is a entry level range of sewing machines, starting at the very basic machine Sew and Go 1 sewing machine up to the more advance computerized model Sew and Go 8.

Full comparison table between the models can be seen at the bottom of the post.

Bernette Sew&Go 1

Bernette Sew&Go 1

The entry-level model for the Sew&Go family is the mechanical Bernette Sew and Go 1. It offers good fundamental functions at a very low cost with 10 stitches and a maximum stitch width of 5 mm. It’s ideal for beginning sewers because it’s clear and simple to use. This model includes a complete set of four presser feet (soles), including a buttonhole foot and a zipper foot. A very simple sewing machine but will do the basics and if you need a solid machine without fancy features this would be a good choice.

Bernette Sew&Go 3

Bernette Sew&Go 3

The middle model of the three mechanical machines in the Sew and Go range, is the Bernette Sewand Go 3. With 19 stitches total, including a buttonhole and a maximum stitch width of 5 mm, are included in the stitch package.

Stitch selection, thread tension, and stitch length may all be altered via the top wheel and two knobs on the machine’s front. The manual needle threader and the thread cutter make sewing swift and simple. The bernette sew&go 3 includes four presser feet (soles) as standard equipment.

Bernette Sew&Go 5

Bernette Sew&Go 5

Another mechanical model without computer control is the Bernette Sew&Go 5. The stitch bundle includes a buttonhole with a maximum stitch width of 5mm and a total of 23 stitches. Stitch selection, thread tension, and stitch length may all be altered via the top wheel and two knobs on the machine’s front. You can sew effectively with the aid of the manual needle threader and the thread cutter. The Bernette Sew&Go 5 includes four presser feet (soles) as standard equipment.

Bernette Sew&Go 7

Bernette Sew&Go 7

For more advanced sewers, next in the range is a computerized model called the Bernette Sew&Go 7. The stitch set comes with 80 stitches, 15 needle settings, and a sizable maximum stitch width of 7 mm. Without using the foot pedal, you can manage the stitching process thanks to the useful start/stop option. When stitching corners, for example, the ability to specify the needle position at the end of a row of stitching is quite helpful. Additionally, the stitching speed can be changed based on the cloth or the complexity of the detail that needs to be stitched. Seven presser feet (soles) are included with the bernette sew&go 7 as standard.

Bernette Sew&Go 8

Bernette Sew&Go 8

The most advanced version in this series is the computer-controlled Bernette Sew and Go 8. At a very appealing price/performance ratio, it provides everything a creative sewer could possibly need. Total stitch patterns offered by the sew&go 8 include 1 alphabet, 7 buttonholes, and 1 eyelet stitch. If preferred, decorative stitches can be configured to have a width of 7 mm. It is possible to save specific stitch combinations using the memory function. The Bernette Sew&Go 8 sports a bright stitching light in addition to features like the sliding speed control, start/stop function, and needle stop up/down. With this model, seven presser feet (soles) are included as standard.

Comparison Table

The table below shows all the features and functions that differ between the models in the Sew and Go range from Bernette.

General Functionssew&go 1sew&go 3sew&go 5sew&go 7sew&go 8
Machine typeMechanicalMechanicalMechanicalComputerComputer
Hook systemCBCBCBDrop-inDrop-in
Free arm length150 mm150 mm150 mm163 mm163 mm
Maximum sewing speed (stitches per minute)750 spm750 spm750 spm850 spm850 spm
Upper-thread tension
manually adjustable
Presser foot pressure
manually adjustable
Manual thread cutter
Start/stop button
Needle stop up/down
Twin-needle capability
Slide speed control
2-step presser foot lift
Electric foot control
Total number of stitch
Buttonholes including
1 (4-step)1 (4-step)1 (1-step)6 (1-step)8 (1-step)
Utility stitches including stretch stitches816151414
Darning stitches12
Decorative stitches1264958
Quilting stitches11018
Alphabet1 (97 letters)
Maximum stitch width5 mm5 mm5 mm7 mm7 mm
Maximum stitch length4 mm4 mm4 mm4.5 mm4.5 mm
Drop feed-dog
Automatic bobbin winder
Automatic securing
Standard accessories
Presser feet (soles)44477
Dust cover

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