SwiftSmart™ Threading System with Automatic Needle Threader
Sewing’s biggest timesaver!
Separate Bobbin Winding Motor
You can easily wind a bobbin while sewing or embroidering.
Reduce the speed for precise sewing. Easily accessible on the front of your machine.
6 StayBright™ LED Lights
Fills the sewing surface with light, making it easier to view your work and eliminating eye strain
Drop & Sew™ Bobbin System
Automatic bobbin thread pick up for quicker threading. The clear cover makes it easy to see the bobbin supply.
Extra High Presser Foot Lifter
Easy to place multiple layers or bulky fabrics under the presser foot
2 Built-In Spool Pins
Horizontal and vertical thread delivery are handy for twin needle sewing, specialty sewing and topstitching techniques.
2 Accessory Trays
The machine accessories are within handy reach, stored in the Removable Extension Table. Plus, another extra accessory storage in the embroidery
To access the built-in tutorials in the software for your SINGER® FUTURA™ sewing & embroidery machine, please follow these instructions:
> Open the software.
> Click on the Help tab at the top of the toolbar.
> Click on How-To Tutorial.
> Choose a category.
2 Snap-On Hoops Included
Create beautiful embroideries in a variety of sizes: Extra Large 260 mm x 160 mm and Small 100 mm x 100 mm.
Multi-Hoop Capability to Embroider Designs Larger than One Hoop
Gives endless possibilities to embroider designs up to 480 mm x 280 mm (18 ½” x 11”)
125 Embroidery Designs Included
A large selection of embroidery designs are included to get you started right away.
Design File Capability
Automatically reads most embroidery design file formats.
Basic Editing of All Designs
Customize your embroidery on your computer screen. Combine multiple designs into one design file and add lettering to personalize your embroidery. Select custom colors for your threads. Rotate embroidery designs in one degree increments for perfect placement and design possibilities. Flip embroidery designs horizontally and/or vertically or repeat embroidery designs for even more creative possibilities. Resizing capability allows you to reduce or enlarge the embroidery design for use on any project.
Lettering Program with 20 Fonts
Select from 20 embroidery fonts to personalize or monogram your projects. Letters can be sized, rotated and shaped with 30 lettering frames such as arc, banner, wave and more.
Built-In Multi-Lingual Alphabet
English, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Spanish, Turkish, Norwegian and Russian
Trace the outline of the design in the embroidery hoop to accurately position the design.
3D Realistic View and Print Capabilities
Stitches appear on the computer screen exactly as they will sew. Print the design to create placement templates.
Connects Directly to Computer via USB Cable
Quick transfer of designs, no additional hardware or cards are needed.
Operates with any computer with an Operating System of Windows® XP / Vista® / 7 / 8 / 8.1 (Windows® 8 & 8.1 require a software update available at Futura-Support.com)
Software CD including Installation Software, AutoPunch™, HyperFont™ and Editing. AutoPunch™ converts clip art, logos and self-created designs into embroidery. HyperFont™ converts all TrueType fonts on your PC into embroidery. Advanced Editing allows you to edit existing embroidery designs
Additional Embroidery Designs
Download additional embroidery designs at myembroideries.com.
Extra-Large Sewing Space
The arm length to the right of the needle is 210 mm (8 ¼”) which gives more space for Quilts and other Large Projects.
215 Built-In Stitches
For a wide variety of sewing. You will always have the perfect stitch for every project.
6 Fully Automatic 1-Step Buttonholes
Buttonholes are quickly and easily sewn in a simple one-step process. Both columns are sewn in the same direction to lie smoothly and prevent distortion. Also includes an Endless Button hole.
Up to 7mm Stitch Width
Decorative stitches are wide, bold and beautiful.
The best tension is automatically set for any stitch
Presser Foot Sensor
Notifies with error message and buzzer when presser foot is not down
Exclusive Buttonhole Underplate
Makes it easy to create buttonholes, even on thick fabrics or uneven fabric thicknesses
Programmable Needle Up / Down
One touch sets the needle to stop up or down for easy pivoting, appliqué, accurate stitch placement and more.
Electronic Twin Needle Function
Limits the stitch width when using a twin needle on decorative stitches to prevent needle breakage
A convenient lever lowers the feed teeth for free-motion embroidery and creative top stitching.
Automatic Thread Cutter
One touch instantly cuts the top and bobbin thread while sewing. In embroidery it cuts the threads between color changes and at the end.
1. How many years of warranty does Singer offers on Zig Zag Sewing machine?
We offer 2 Years warranty in this model.
2. Does Singer provides free demo before purchasing this Sewing Machine?
Yes,we provide free demo at your door step. To register Click here
3. How many free demos does Singer provides post purchase?
There are two free demos which will be provided to you, which you can book as per your convenience. Please click here for customer care details
4. Are Demo Videos available online?
Yes you can refer to this link- https://goo.gl/tDVmbw
5. Does this sewing machine have Twin Needle capability?
Yes you can use twin Needle with this Sewing Machine.
6. How many stitch functions/ patterns are there in this sewing machine?
This Model has 228 stitch functions.
7. Does the sewing machine have Embroidery Option?
Yes, you can do Embroidery with the help of this model
8. How to fill the thread in bobbin?
There is a bobbin winder provided in the machine through which you can easily fill the bobbin with thread. To understand better please refer this video
9. How to change a presser feet attachment in the sewing machine?
To Change the presser feet you need to lift the release lever behind the machine to detach the presser feet. After that the presser feet needs to be placed just below the needle. To Know more, watch this video.
10. Does this sewing machine have Blindstitching, Picot, Hemming & Overedging option?
Yes, This sewing machine will help you doing Blindstitching, Picot, Hemming & Overedging.
11. Is reverse stitching possible in this sewing machine?
Yes, This sewing machine has a reverse stitching feature.
12. Is the Bobbin Case made of Plastic or Metal?
The bobbin case is made up of Plastic
13. Does this sewing machine requires oiling?
No, there is no oiling required in this model.
14. How to attach foot controller to the sewing machine?
You can insert the foot controller by attaching the wire into the sewing machine and switch on the Power button.To know more, watch this video.
15. How to adjust the presser bar?
You can adjust the presser foot through the Presser foot lifter behind the machine. It will help you while removing or inserting a cloth. You can insert the foot controller by attaching the wire in the sewing machine and switch on the Power button. To know more, watch this video.
16. Does this sewing machine have Automatic thread cutter?
Yes, you can cut the thread easily as this model has an automatic thread cutter.
17. Does this sewing machine has free arm stitching feature?
Yes,This model has a free arm stitching feature.
18. What can be done to avoid needle break?
To avoid needle break, you need to fix the needle at the right position with the flat side facing backwards, you need to use the needle as per the fabric and it should be inserted correctly. To Know more, Watch this video.
19. What can be done when the thread breaks?
In case if the thread breaks, you need to insert the thread in the given direction specified on the machine and set the tension disk at 3-4. If the tension is too tight, it will lead to thread breakage.To Know more, Watch this video.
20. What can be done when the thread starts gathering on the cloth?
If the thread starts gathering, you need to set the tension disk on the top at 7-8 . To know more, watch this video.
21. How to make decorative designs with Singer Zig Zag Sewing Machines?
Singer has readily available attachements which can help you in making beautiful and creative designs through various attachments like Flower Stitch Attachment, Ruffler Foot Attachment, and many more; Click here to visit this section
22. Is the sewing machine capable of stitching buttons?
Yes, It has 1 Step Buttonholer that helps you to stitch buttons & buttonholes.
23. Does the sewing machine have automatic bobbin winder?
Yes,This machine has an automatic bobbin winder.
24. What kind of Fabric can be used in this sewing machine?
You can use light fabrics only and Minor alterations of Medium weight Fabrics can be done.
25. What can be done if fabric Is not feeding properly?
If the machine is not feeding the fabric,you need to lower down the presser feet and continue sewing and make sure that the stitch length control is not set to '0'.Stitch length setting should be increased.
26. What is the reason for needle break & how to avoid it?
Needles break when it is either damaged or appropriate needle is not used according to the fabric.Avoid pushing or pulling the fabric while sewing.
27. What are the reasons when stitches are skipping on the fabric?
Reasons if the stitches are skipping on the fabric are-
- 1. Needle does not go up to the needle clamp with flat side facing backwards.
- 2. Needle is not appropriate according to the fabric.
- 3. Damaged Needle should not be used.