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SINGER 9960 Quantum Stylist 600-Stitch Computerized Portable Sewing Machine with Electronic Auto Pilot Mode, Extension Table and Bonus Accessories
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- SINGER COMPUTERIZED PORTABLE SEWING MACHINE: The SINGER Quantum Stylist portable sewing machine has everything you need and more. Fulfill your creative dreams with a large selection of stitches including basic, decorative and stretch stitches for clothing construction, quilting, home decor and crafting.
- ELECTRONIC AUTO PILOT: Its 600 Built-In Stitches include 5 Alphanumeric Fonts and 13 Fully Automatic 1-Step Buttonholes with Exclusive Buttonhole Underplate, Mirror Imaging, and Stitch Elongation with electronic auto pilot options give you the freedom to customize your projects.
- AUTOMATIC NEEDLE THREADER: Threading the machine is so easy that you can have the entire machine threaded, from the spool to the needle’s eye, in just six seconds.
- HIGH SEWING SPEED: The Singer 9960 sewing machine with a maximum sewing speed of 850 stitches-per-minute, projects can be sewn quickly.
- SEWING MACHINE ACCESSORIES: A variety of accessories are included with all-purpose foot, zipper foot, buttonhole foot with underplate, button sewing foot, blind hem foot, satin stitch foot, open toe foot, overcasting foot, darning and embroidery foot, rolled hem foot, cording foot, straight stitch/quilting foot, even feed / walking foot.
- BEST SEWING MACHINE: The SINGER Quantum Stylist portable sewing machine with 600-Built-In Stitches is the best selling Sewing Machine on the market that has everything you need and more.
- WARRANTY: SINGER 9960 Quantum Stylist Portable Sewing Machine has 25 Year Limited Warranty.
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Founded in 1851, Singer is one of the world’s leading sellers of consumer and artisan sewing machines, and one of the world’s most trusted and recognizable brands. The company has a long history of innovation, having produced, among other breakthroughs, the world’s first portable machine, the first zigzag machine and the first computer-controlled machine.
A Dealer-Quality Machine at a Fraction of the Cost
SINGER'S 9960 Quantum Stylist Sewing Machine features sophisticated functions and smart technology. Now you can have high-end features at a great value. Customers love the 600 built-in stitches, automatic electronic thread trimmer, extra-large sewing space, and a wide array of presser feet.
It is 7- Segment Feeding System. This is a specially designed feed system that ensures that the fabric is picked up and supported from the front of the presser foot to the rear. This provides for much more accurate feeding of the fabric.
Automatic Features Eliminate Guesswork
Easy Threading System with Automatic Needle Theader
Threading the machine is so easy that you can have the entire machine threaded, from the spool to the needle’s eye, in just six seconds.
Easy-to-Load Top Drop-In Bobbin System with Clear Cover
The bobbin loads from the top, so it is easy to insert the bobbin. The clear cover makes it easy to monitor the bobbin thread supply.
The included optional extension table provides a larger working area, an essential for quilting or when working with a larger project.
13 Fully Automatic Perfectly Sized Buttonhole Styles
Buttonhole sewing is a simple 1-step process providing reliable results every time. The sides of the buttonholes are sewn in the same direction to prevent gaps in stitching or fabric distortion.
A Dealer-Quality Machine at a Fraction of the Cost
600 Built-In Stitches
Fulfill your creative dreams with a large selection of stitches including basic, decorative and stretch stitches for clothing construction, quilting, home décor and crafting.
Stitch information including selected built-in stitch, stitch length and width settings, and recommended presser foot are displayed on the crystal clear LCD screen.
Electronic Twin Needle Settings
Stitches are automatically adjusted for twin needle sewing with just the touch of a button.
Heavy Duty Metal Frame
The internal skeleton of the sewing machine is constructed of heavy duty metal. This rigid support holds all the mechanisms in perfect alignment for skip-free sewing and overall durability.
Additional Features and Benefits
- Optimum Power Control.
- Snap-On Presser Feet.
- Automatic Presser Foot Pressure Control.
- Center Zigzag Taper.
- Extra-High Presser Foot Lifter.
- Automatic Tension.
- Automatic Bobbin Winding Clutch.
- Direct Button Stitch Selection.
- Automatic Locking Stitch Function.
- Automatic Reverse.
- Mirror Imaging and Elongation Functions.
- Electronic Auto Pilot.
- Large Back-Lit LCD Screen with Brightness Control.
- Warranty: 25 years.
What's in the Box?
18 Presser Feet Included (Located inside the Free Arm Storage Area Within the Machine)
All-Purpose Foot (on machine), Zipper Foot, Button Sewing Foot, Satin Stitch Foot, Buttonhole Foot and Underplate, Open Toe Foot, Blind Hem Foot, Overcasting Foot, Narrow Hem Foot, Cording Foot, Straight Stitch Foot, Darning & Freehand Embroidery Foot, Even Feed / Walking Foot.
Adjustable Bias Binder Foot, Single Welt Cording Foo,t Braiding Foot with Guide, Clear Piping Foot, Stitch in the Ditch Foot Fancy Trim Foot.
- Accessories Included: Extra Wide Extension Table, Pack of Needles, Bobbins (Class 15J), Seam Ripper, Lint Brush, Auxiliary Spool Pin, Spool Pin Felt, Screwdriver (2), Spool Cap (2), Seam Guide, Quilting Bar, Clearance Plate, Shank for Presser Feet.
|Built-in Stitches Count||960||600||820|
|Number of Built-in Alphabets||6||5||5|
|Number of Needle Position and Number of Segments in Feeding System||25 and 7||25 and 7||25 and 7|
|Automatic Needle Theader and Automatic Reverse Stitch||✔||✔||✔|
|Presser Foot Lifter and Pressure Control||✔||✔||✔|
|Buttonhole type and Number of Auto Buttonhole||1-Step Automatic and 13||1-Step Automatic and 13||1-Step Automatic and 13|
|LCD screen Included||✔||✔||✔|
|Number of Stitches per minute and Stitch Width||850 Stitches and 7mm Width||850 Stitches and 7mm Width||850 Stitches and 7mm Width|
The SINGER 9960 Quantum Stylist sewing machine has everything you need and more! Its 600 Built-In Stitches include 5 Alphanumeric Fonts and 13 Fully Automatic 1-Step Buttonholes with Exclusive Buttonhole Underplate, Mirror Imaging, and Stitch Elongation options give you the freedom to customize your projects. Start-up is a breeze with Quick and Easy Threading, Automatic Stitch Length and Width, Stitch Editing Capabilities, a Start/Stop Button and Direct Button Stitch Selection. The SINGER 9960 Quantum Stylist sewing machine features a One-Touch Automatic Thread Trimmer that automatically trims the upper and lower thread leaving your machine ready to start the next seam. Packed with features, this machine truly has it all.
Model Number - 9960
Description - Electronic Sewing Machine
Product - Sewing Machine
Bobbin Class - Class 15Transparent
Needles - 2020 & 2045
Lightbulb - LED
UPC - 037431884411
Dimensions - 17"L x 8.25"W x 12"H
Weight - 18.2 lbs
Warranty - 25-Year Limited
WHAT'S IN THE BOX:
- Included Presser Feet
All-Purpose Foot (on machine), Zipper Foot, Button Sewing Foot, Satin Stitch Foot, Buttonhole Foot and Underplate, Open Toe Foot, Blind Hem Foot, Overcasting Foot, Narrow Hem Foot, Cording Foot, Straight Stitch Foot, Darning & Freehand Embroidery Foot, Even Feed / Walking Foot, Adjustable Bias Binder Foot, Single Welt Cording Foot, Braiding Foot with Guide, Clear Piping Foot, Stitch in the Ditch Foot, Fancy Trim Foot
- Included Accessories
Extra Wide Extension Table, Pack of Needles, Bobbins (Class 15), Seam Ripper, Lint Brush, Auxiliary Spool Pin, Spool Pin Felt, Screwdrivers, Spool Caps, Seam Guide, Quilting Bar, Clearance Plate, Instruction Manual, Foot Control, Power Cord, and Shank for Presser Feet
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Conclusion- great machine! Great price! I only learned to sew a little over 3 years ago on a Kenmore machine I borrowed from a friend, when I saw that I loved to sew and decided it was time to buy my own machine, I searched around a read a lot and this is what I decided to go with, and I'm glad I did!
With 960 stitches, it blows the Bernina 550 right out of the water, as it has only 177. Of course it is the quality of the stitch that counts, and the Singer 9985 stitches as beautifully as any machine costing thousands more. I am working my way through the entire catalog of decorative stitches and functions, and have not found anything so far that is less than perfect. What is really unexpected in a machine at this price is the degree of precision you can bring to bear on your decorative stitches. Say you wish to place an outline of decorative arrows around a neckline facing or placket; you can figure out by stitching a sample how many arrows you are getting per inch, and program the machine to run a certain number of arrows and stop, so you can precisely pivot and turn or reproduce a certain line of stitching or whatever. The selection and editing of decorative stitches is simple and intuitive if you are used to doing anything with a computer. Not every stitch can be elongated or made wider to the same extent, but it is easy to tell what you can and cannot do once you see it on the screen. Considering this capability, you really have way more than the 960 stitches advertised. For best quality decorative stitching, I recommend using 40-wt rayon or polyester machine embroidery thread on top and good quality polyester sewing thread to match your item in the bobbin, and attach the transparent satin stitch foot. Tearaway or wash-away stabilizer under your project will make a world of difference. Many stitches can be flipped or rotated, so you could stitch a line of left-facing triangles next to a line of right-facing triangles, or run some lines of straight stitches in between for a cuff or something like that -- in other words, the creative design possibilities get crazy when you have these advanced editing capabilities, and the results are perfect because you can edit precisely where each stitch starts and stops. With this wide selection of stitches, even the simplest garment can be embellished with embroidery to make it look amazing. Stalking Pinterest and Instagram photos of embroidered garments has inspired me to combine multiple rows of decorative stitches with straight stitching around garment edges, repeating thread colors I've used in the embroidered motifs I've done on the Singer Quantum Futura 580 on the front, back, and sleeves. Built-in stitches did not seem to add much to fashion sewing for me in the past because in regular sewing thread, they can look pretty sad, but the options this machine offers combined with the wonderful threads widely available to machine embroiderers make fashion sewing exciting in a whole new way.
The hand quilting-look stitch combined with the walking foot offers a feature usually found on only high-end machines. I was skeptical that a machine at this price point could produce a decent quilting stitch, but by following the directions in the manual and making the necessary tension adjustments, the result is quite impressive.
The manual is pretty good. When I get a new machine, I usually go through the manual page by page and try every stitch, technique, and foot to learn as much as I can and make sure everything is functioning properly. Though I have not completed the learning process yet on this machine due to my eagerness to get to the fun stuff, I have read through the entire manual and it seems that everything I need to know is in there somewhere. The quilting section should not be construed as instruction in quiltmaking by any means, and it is kind of weird that they do not mention the even-feed foot until several pages later, and free-motion quilting and stippling should probably not be attempted based on the instructions here, though of course YouTube videos abound. I find Singer manuals maddening in that the English version is on the left-hand side of the page, with French and Spanish on the right. It would be much more efficient for all users if they would put each language in its own section. The small format of this manual means the print and illustrations are quite small. I'll be looking for the manual at the Singer site so I can read it on a device which enables me to zoom in.
Speaking of instructions, I'd just like to point out that this uses size 15 bobbins, not 15J as the "customers also bought" copy above might indicate. The difference is slight but if you use the wrong bobbins, you will really mess up your shuttle race. When I selected this machine, I assumed it would use 15J bobbins just like my embroidery machine, which would be super convenient. Alas, that is not the case, and it is kind of a pain. You must use Singer brand bobbins, and not cheap copies, which are not the same size. This is kind of a pain, but it's worth it to me to have all these other awesome features I never expected to own. And did I say it's purple?
The Singer 9985 is the perfect companion to my Singer 580 embroidery machine. I am super thrilled that I was able to get such a high quality machine with so many awesome stitches and features for such a low price, with free shipping. Not to be snarky, but a local dealer of the expensive brands does not carry this machine in her store, and I can guess why, though she offered to special order it for me, at the full list price. *snort* If I were trying to sell a comparable machine for almost $5,000, I would not want this one sitting next to it, either. Thanks, amazon!!
I couldn't find much difference between the 9980 and the 9985 other than a touch screen and a few more stitches. I decided to save a couple of hundred dollars and go with the 9980. It's perfect and I love it. It has already worked through some thicker fabrics easily.
The electronic thread cutter and auto needle threader are awesome. No more wasting precious minutes to find my scissors (again) or trying to get thread through that tiny needle!
Speed control is also a dream. My old machine of course did not have speed control, and the foot pedal was very touchy and would start out too fast with the slightest pressure. Not this, it starts out slow and stays slow if you wish.
All the accessories are really nice and I found myself with a bunch of cool presser feet I can't wait to use!
This machine is very easy to thread. The only tip I can give is to hold the bobbin in place when you are threading it, don't let it turn and hold the thread taut when threading. The one and only time my thread looked like the tension was off, was because there was too much slack in the thread around the bobbin in the bobbin holder.
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