Singer 8500Q Modern Quilter
Singer 8500Q Long arm Quilting and Sewing machine
Extra-Large Circular Stitch Capability Stitch precise circles 10" to 15" in diameter.
Use one of the 215 Built-In Stitches to appliqué circles or create your own fabric patterns with partial circles.
Knee Lifter Included The knee lifter allows for hands-free raising and lowering of the presser foot and is vital when pivoting and quilting.
Extra-Large Sewing Space Long Arm Design plus an extra-large Extension Table provide you with 25? of sewing space.
Programmable Needle Up / Down The needle can be programmed to stop in the highest up position making it easier to remove fabric from the machine. The needle can be programmed to stop in the down position which is ideal for pivoting.
Drop FeedUse this feature to thread paint, Create unique topstitching and more!
Extension Table Included The extra-large extension table measures 22? in length by 14? in width. The convenient ruler allows you to make quick measurements up to 16?.
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. The long-lasting bulbs (100,000 hours) stay cool regardless of how long the machine is being operated.
Electronic Auto PilotUnplug the foot control, press the Start button and the machine sews. You are still in complete control over the speed - just slide the Speed Control Lever to the desired maximum speed.
Speed Control LeverSlide 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.
13 Needle PositionsNeedle position can be changed for individual projects like inserting binding, zippers or cording and topstitching.
7mm Stitch WidthMost stitches can be set for a maximum width of 7mm creating attractive satin and decorative stitches.
Automatic Twin Needle ModeSelect stitches automatically adjust for twin needle sewing with just the touch of a button.
Automatic Presser Foot Pressure Control The amount of pressure exerted on the fabric by the presser foot against the feed dogs is adjusted automatically. Sew from the lightest weight tricots to the heaviest denim, without making presser foot pressure adjustments.17 Quilting Stitches IncludedPerfect for all types of quilting! Modern Quilts, Crazy Quilts, Traditional Quilts and more. Quilting Stitches include Hand-Look Quilt Stitch, Feather Stitch, Blanket Stitches, Thorn Stitch, Pin Stitches and more!
Automatic Electronic Thread Trimmer Simply press the scissors button and the top and bobbin threads are trimmed.
SwiftSmart? Threading System with Automatic Needle Threader 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 and Sew? Bobbin System Automatic bobbin threadpick-up for quicker threading. The clear cover makes it easy to see the bobbin supply.
Presser Foot Sensor Ensures the presser foot is in the proper position for an easy start. The machine will not begin to sew if the presser foot is raised, reducing the chance of thread bunching.
LCD Screen with Stitch Selection Dial Provides clear and easy viewing of stitch settings including the number of the selected stitch, an image of the selected stitch, and stitch width and stitch length settings
Independent Bobbin Winding System Continue to sew while filling a bobbin! Simply follow the numbered diagram printed on the top of sewing machine and your bobbin is filled while you finish sewing!
Automatic Stitch Length and Width Optimal settings for stitch length and width are automatically set, but can be overridden for more personalised sewing.
Extra-High Presser Foot Lifter Offers more clearance when sewing bulky fabric.
Stitch Memory with Editing Allows you to save and edit select stitch combinations to create personalised patterns and designs. Locking Stitch Button Auto-lock decorative and utility stitches with just a push of the Locking Stitch Button. Three tiny tacking stitches reinforce patterns and stitches to prevent unravelling
Adjustable Thread Tension Ensures stable stitch quality regardless of fabric type. Simply press the Tension Buttons located on the front of the machine for optimal results
7-Segment Feeding System with Box Feed The 7-Segment Feeding System ensures that the fabric is picked up and supported from the front of the presser foot to the rear, providing accurate feeding of the fabric. The Box Feed function moves the feed dogs in a box motion, rather than the historic arc motion. Box motion assures perfect feeding throughout the entire feed process, as the feed dogs are always in perfect and equal contact with the fabric and presser foot.
215 Built-In Stitches9 Essential Stitches,6 Stretch Stitches,17 Quilting Stitches,176 Decorative Stitches,6 Buttonholes6 Fully Automatic Built-In Buttonhole StylesButtonhole sewing is a fully automatic one-step simple process providing reliable results every time. The Underplate sandwiches fabric between a lower plate and the foot to ensure perfect buttonholes on layers of fabric.1 Endless Buttonhole There are no size limitations?ideal when sewing non-traditional sized buttonholes.
Block Multi-Lingual Alphabet Add a name, phase or phrase to sewing projects. Alphabet and Numbers sew at a pre-set width of 5 mm. Choose from English, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Spanish, Turkish, Norwegian and Russian!
Push-Button Stitch Selection Five of the most popular stitches are accessible with one touch. The rest of the stitches are just a few clicks away.
All-Purpose Foot, Zipper Foot, Buttonhole Foot with Underplate, Blind Hem Foot, Satin Stitch Foot, Button Sewing Foot, Pack of Needles, Bobbins (Class 15J), Thread Spool Caps, Thread Spool Nets, Auxiliary Spool Pin, Spool Pin Felt, Screwdrivers, Seam Ripper / Lint Brush, Extension Table 22.4? length x 14.4? width with circular sewing pin, Knee Lifter, Instruction Manual with included Stitch Guide, Quick Start Guide, Power Cord, Foot Controller Bonus Quilting Accessories Darning and Freehand Embroidery Foot, Even Feed/Walking Foot, Quarter Inch Foot, Open toe foot.