Free sewing machine manuals often are available for download from the manufacturers' websites. The Bernina and Janome websites, for example, have free manuals for many different models, including the Bernina 580 and the Janome DC3050.
Bernina users visit the Bernina site, click Support in the menu and scroll to the middle of the page. Clicking Search Support for Bernina Models produces a list of machines. Selecting the link for a specific Bernina sewing machine shows the sewing machine Support Web page. Clicking on the Manual link opens the manual in a new browser window.
At the Janome site, owners can click Support in the menu and then click the Manuals icon. Clicking on a Model link opens the manual in PDF format.