The Singer Futura XL-420 embroidery and sewing machine includes innovative features that allow you to do more than ever before. With an endless hoop, knee lifter for hands-free presser foot lifting, extra-large sewing space for quilting and 200 built-in embroidery designs – including 20 endless designs, there are no limits to your sewing creativity. Features like the SwiftSmart threading system with automatic needle threader, Drop & Sew bobbin system with automatic bobbin thread pick-up, and presser foot sensor make getting started quick and easy. Six LED lights keep your extra-large sewing space well lit when working on big quilting and sewing projects. Advanced sewing features like an Independent Bobbin Winding System, 30 built-in sewing stitches including block letters and numbers ensure that this is a machine you can grow into. 2 Fully Automatic 1-Step Buttonholes provide the perfect finish to garments.
Please note for any embroidery this machine must be connected to a PC running Windows XP or later through a USB cable, it is not MAC or tablet compatible. The software is provided on a CD-ROM. If your PC does not have a CD drive we can arrange to transfer software to a USB stick provided by yourselves.
Features of the Singer Futura XL420
- 200 ALL NEW Embroidery Designs
Includes small hoop, large hoop and 20 endless designs
- NEW Endless Embroidery Hoop
Create beautiful border and edging designs in this 6.75" X 4" hoop
- Multi-Hooping Capability
Easily create designs larger than one hoop. Large multiple hoop embroidery designs can be easily created on screen providing the sewer with the capability to precisely match stitches and designs.
- 3 Easy-On Extra-Large Hoops
Includes a 10" X 6" large hoop, 4" X 4" small hoop and 6.75" X 4" endless hoop
- Stippling Embroidery Designs
Easily creates free motion quilting effects with embroidery.
- Design File Compatibility
The included embroidery software will read these design file types: FHE, XXX, JEF, CHE, HUS, PES, DST, SHV, PEC, EXP, VIP, PCS, PSW & SEW.
- Basic Editing of All Designs
Using the embroidery software, you can resize a design, letters or delete part of a design to meet your needs.
- Easily Sends Designs to Machine
One icon click in the embroidery software sends the design to your machine
- 5 Popular Fonts for Monogramming
Select from 5 embroidery fonts to personalize or monogram your projects. Letters can be sized, rotated and shaped with lettering frames such as arc, banner, wave and more.
- Outline Lettering
Create big, bold letters using a running or satin stitch.
- Embroidery Software Included
Installation software comes on a handy CD.
- Live Software Updates
You can set the embroidery software to check for updates manually or on a set schedule. With a live internet connection, if an update is detected, it will automatically download to your desktop and await installation.
- Connects Directly to Computer via USB Cable
By allowing you to use your own computer, this unique innovation gives you the same capabilities of other embroidery machines at a fraction of the cost.
General Sewing Features
- SwiftSmart™ Threading System
Simply guide the thread directly from the spool to the needle area through a single groove and thread the needle by pressing the threading lever for easy needle threading.
- Drop & Sew™ Bobbin System
No need to pull up the bobbin thread manually. Simply insert the bobbin, place the thread in the channel and start sewing.
- 6 StayBright™ LED Lights
With lights on each side of the needle area as well as one light over the large surface to the right of the needle, it is easier to see your work.
- 30 Built-In Sewing Stitches
6 Basic, 5 Stretch 17 Decorative and 2 Buttonholes. A large variety of stitches for fashion, home décor, quilting and heirloom sewing always ensures the perfect stitch for every project.
- 2 Fully Automatic 1-Step Buttonholes
Buttonhole sewing is a one-step simple process, providing reliable results every time.
- Exclusive Buttonhole Foot with Underplate
This foot sandwiches fabric between a lower plate and the foot to ensure perfect buttonholes on multiple layers of fabric.
- Knee Lifter
The knee lifter allows for hands-free raising and lowering of the presser foot and is vital when appliquéing, embroidering or quilting.
- Extra-Large Sewing Space
Plenty of room for your biggest projects with 8.25 inches from the needle to the tower.
- Programmable Needle Up/Down
The needle can be programmed to stop in the highest up position when your foot is lifted from the controller, making it easier to remove fabric from the machine. The needle can also be programmed to stop in the down position which is ideal for pivoting, appliquéing and quilting.
- Drop Feed
Perfect for free-motion embroidery, machine embroidery, monograms and attaching buttons without the need to attach a darning plate.
- Extra High Presser Foot Lifter
There are two heights to the presser foot lifter. The second height offers a 1/4 inch more clearance, which is needed when placing multiple layers or bulky fabrics under the presser foot.
- Automatic Tension
Stable stitch quality no matter the type of fabric used.
- Speed Control Lever
Slide the lever on the front of the machine to set the sewing speed from slow to fast. When the foot pedal is used the lever functions as a top speed limiter
- Heavy Duty Metal Frame
This rigid support holds all the mechanisms in perfect alignment for skip-free sewing and overall durability.
- Accessories Included
6.75" X 4" Endless Embroidery Hoop, 10" X 6" embroidery hoop, 4" X 4" embroidery hoop, Knee Lifter, USB Cable, Embroidery Foot, All Purpose Foot, Zipper Foot, Buttonhole Foot with Underplate, Blind Hem Foot, Satin Stitch Foot, Button Sewing Foot, Thread Spool Nets, Thread Spool Caps, Auxiliary Spool Pin, Spool Pin Felt, Scissors, Pack of Needles, Bobbins, Screwdrivers, Seam Ripper / Lint Brush and Vinyl Accessory Bag