This is the affordable top model in the bernette series of sewing machines, with includes a wide range of functions The bernette 38 is the top model in the bernette series. This computerized sewing machine offers a wide range of functions at an affordable price. It offers 394 different stitches, including the stretch stitch for elastic fabrics. This means, for example, you can create fantastic T-shirts from jersey fabric. The bernette 38 also has eight different one step buttonholes and three alphabets.