Question about Bernina Virtuosa 160
My Bernina buttonhole foot #3A for my 1130 has stopped working. I tried cleaning the lens but that didn't solve the problem. The closest dealer (1 hour away) quoted me a price of $127 for a new foot. Do you think the old one can be repaired or will I have to take out a loan to buy a new one?
Thanks for any help you can give me.
Hi, you must have an 1130S which means it could also be a circuitboard issue. If the LED/LCD light for the buttonholer does not flash you either need a new RET-Print (circuitboard) or a new buttonhole foot. Sorry to say that you DO more than likely need a new buttonhole foot according to my manual on this machine. No way to repair the foot that I know of.
You should bring the machine in and try it first.
Guess not all news is good news. Sorry.
Rick (Bernina tech)
Posted on Oct 27, 2008
For my Bernina 1130, the automatic buttonhole maker would sew the first bead then the bar tack, and then stick. Turns out the prism in the foot doesn't work if the light over the needle isn't on. Changing out the bulb on the machine light fixed the problem. Also you need to thread the little finger on the bobbin case or buttonholer doesn't work right.
Posted on Jun 17, 2012
I am frustration when I kept seek in internet all day for I really need to order Bernina Virtuosa 150 ( buttonhole foot with slide 3A ) my old sewing is Bernina 1998'. Will you help to find a buttonhole foot with slide 3A, please.I need to know how much price for this ? Thank
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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