Bernina Artista Model 440 (Quilter's Edition) & Model 430
These two models look the same but the main difference is that the Model 440 comes with the BSR (Bernina Stitch Regulator) and the Model 430 does not, but is an option. Both models can be used to embroider. (optional) The Bernina Stitch Regulator (BSR) 'sees' the fabric and regulates the length of your stitches, making free- motion stitching easy! This patented innovation has turned free motion quilting and stitching into free motion play and has the quilting world excited! If deciding to purchase embroidery you view and edit designs on your own PC screen. The software includes 5 alphabets and 65 designs including 19 quilt designs. It is easily upgraded. You will have fun creating for years to come.