Singer Fashion Mate 7256 Sewing Machine

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Product information

Ideal for the fashion conscious user, the Singer Fashion Mate 7256 is a compact computer-controlled machine with easy-to-use push button stitch selection – with the optimal stitch settings made automatically. 

The 70 stitch patterns give plenty of choice and 6 fully automatic buttonholes means you will always have the right one for your creations. Its rotary action and auto thread tension ensure a smooth thread feed, the electronic foot letting you control the speed at any level.

Other features include: top drop-in bobbin; push button stitch selection; auto set of stitch widths and lengths; snap-on presser foot; 13 needle positions; centre zig-zag taper; free arm; accessory set with built-in storage.

Accessories include: Zipper foot, Satin stitch foot, Blind stitch foot, Buttonhole foot, Pack of needles, Bobbins, Auxiliary spool pin, Spool pin felt discs, Spool caps, Darning plate

Alphabet styles Information Easy way to sew letters
Auto thread tension Information Ensures stable stitch quality
Buttonhole styles Information Gives flexibility when sewing different garments
Buttonhole type Information The fewer steps, the easier and faster the process
H29 x W19 x D35cm
Electronic foot speed control Information Gives greater control, even at slow speeds
Eligible for International Delivery
Embroidery options
Satin Stitches
Hook movement Information Oscillating is a half-circle movement of the bobbin; rotary moves full-circle, reducing thread jams
Integrated drop feed Information Feed teeth drop down so fabric has free movement. Useful when quilting or embroidering
Integrated dual feed Information Provides equal feeding of top and bottom layers of fabric. Useful when quilting
Integrated needle threader Information Makes it easy to thread the needle
Knee lifter Information Lets you lift the presser foot when using both hands to control the fabric
Manufacturer's Guarantee
2 years
Model name / number
Fashion Mate 7256
Needle up/down function Information Lets you to programme the needle so it always finishes in the down or up position. Useful when pivoting on corners
Reverse button Information Sews in reverse to reinforce the stitch
Sewing Machine Type
Sewing speed Information Measured in stiches per minute
750 rpm
Stitch memory Information Memorises characters, letters and numbers: useful for name tapes
Stitch options Information The more stitch options, the more designs you can use
Suitable for fabrics
All, including stretch and denim
Suitable for user
Beginner or some experience
Thread cutter Information Neatly cuts the thread after sewing
Tutorial DVD
Twin needle Information Produces parallel rows of decorative stitching in one easy step
View-through bobbin cover Information Shows you when your bobbin is low on thread
Weight Information Unpackaged weight
Width adjustment Information Lets you adjust the stitch setting manually


Click & collect

Free Click & Collect from John Lewis and Waitrose shops for collection tomorrow from 2pm
261 participating John Lewis and Waitrose shops

Standard UK delivery within 5 working days


Next, named or Saturday UK delivery.


Next/named day UK delivery pre-10.30am.


Collect+ from a local shop from Wednesday - postcode exclusions apply for Collect+ deliveries

Trial in Scotland, Wales, SW England and N Ireland only

1500 participating Collect+ shops

International delivery not available


We want you to be happy with your purchase. If you're not, just return the products to us or to one of our shops. Unless faulty, we'd like this to be within 90 days of purchase. Exceptions apply to certain products - find out more about our refund policy.

Depending on the type of product, you can make free returns via our shops, Royal Mail (or courier collection for large or heavy items), Collect+ or via MyHermes.

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Special offer

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Singer Fashion Mate 7256 Sewing Machine 4.5 5 2 2
Fashion mates great Very impressed. I am not one to bother reading instructions until something goes wrong so was impressed when machine arrived and I had it up and sewing within less than ten minutes. It was very simple to use and when I did get around to using the instructions found them clear and consise. My last sewing machine was a trusty Singer hand machine so this was an amazing change. It was odd having gone from heavy metal machine to something plastic but it is sturdy and easy to use. My only gripe would be the the plastic bag that is described as a soft cover, I just keep mine in the box it was delivered in, and for that reason only I gave it a 4 and not a 5 but a very good easy to use for first timers to the most experianced. A great buy. 25 April 2013
WOW! I adore this sewing machine it is so pleasant to work on and it is very easy to use. would recommend this item to a beginner and an experienced user. It fits both categories and its all so suitable for both! It is a beautiful sewing machine as well. the only thing is the peddle is very sensitive, but you get used to it ! Love Love Love it!!! 11 December 2012
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