I purchased a bernina artista 180 on eBay recently. I have never had an embroidery machine before. Does anyone still use one of these? I would really like to learn the embroidery function
Try contacting a local Bernina dealer and see if they have classes you can attend. If not look up the catalogue and see what you can find. I've seen many video's on YouTube about quilting and Bernina actually has several educational ones on it. Good Luck!
I bought one used a couple of years ago. I have done some embroidery on it, but use it mostly for FMQ. By the way, it does excellent FMQ, but my machine is particular about having the same thread on top and in the bobbin.
If you have a manual for your machine, read that and then experiment. I refer to my manual all the time because I can't figure out the buttons. I'm sure that wasn't much help for you, but I'm with you in having a more difficult time navigating the buttons than on a Janome.