Singer Futura XL 550 Sewing Machine

Product information

The Singer Futura XL 550 embroidery machine is specially designed for people who love to sew. This finely crafted sewing machines creates monogrammed napkins, embroidered garments, decorative pillows and so much more, all in one chic and robust package.

Sewing machine features:

  • 225 built-in stitches, including: 7 fully automatic 1 step buttonholes
  • Extra large sewing space
  • SwiftSmart™ threading system
  • Drop & Sew™ bobbin system
  • Auto tension
  • Twin needle control
  • Programmable needle up/down
  • Drop feed for fee motion sewing
  • Pressure foot sensor
  • 6 StayBright™ LED lights

Embroidery Machine Features:

  • 125 built-in designs and popular fonts for monogramming
  • Built-In Multilingual Alphabets: English, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Spanish, Turkish, Norwegian, Russian, and Ukraine
  • Two Hoops Including NEW Extra-Large 260 x 160mm
  • Multi-Hoop Capability
  • All Designs are Fully Editable
  • Auto Feed Dog Drop
  • Download Designs via the Internet
  • Connects to PC via USB Cable
  • Online Support via

Bonus embroidery software:

  • AUTOPUNCH™ - Converts your own images or clip art to embroidery designs
  • HYPERFONT™ - Converts Windows® true type fonts into monograms and lettering
  • Editing – Customize any section of a design or its stitches

Accessories included: 260 x 160mm embroidery hoop, 100 x 100mm embroidery hoop, Embroidery foot, Thread spool nets, Scissors, USB cable, All purpose foot, satin foot, zipper foot, button sewing foot, blind hem foot, buttonhole foot with underplate, Pack of needles, Bobbins, Thread spool caps, Seam ripper/lint brush, Auxiliary spool pin, Spool pin felt, Screwdrivers

Hints & Tips: To produce the best results from your sewing machine please be aware that the needle should be replaced after approximately 8 hours of continuous use. We have a plenty of needle packs to pick from when the occasion calls.

Alphabet styles Information Easy way to sew letters
Auto thread tension Information Ensures stable stitch quality
Buttonholes Information The fewer steps, the easier and faster the process
Buttonhole styles Information Gives flexibility when sewing different garments
Buttonhole type Information The fewer steps, the easier and faster the process
Not included
H34 x W25 x D56 (exc emb. unit) D74cm (including emb unit)
Electronic foot speed control Information Gives greater control, even at slow speeds
Eligible for International Delivery
Embroidery options
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
Lock stitch facility Information Ensures all stitches and patterns are securely locked off at the end of the sewing sequence
Manufacturer's Guarantee
2 years
Max speed limiter Information Controls maximum speed of machine, irrespective of how hard the foot control is depressed
Model name / number
Futura XL 550
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
Stop/Start button Information Lets machine be used without the foot control
Suitable for fabrics
All, including stretch and denim
Suitable for user
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

Brand Story

Established at the height of the industrial revolution in 1851, Singer continues to develop the world’s most advanced home sewing and embroidery machines today. With the ethos to offer products for every level of sewing, Singer are dedicated to helping you express yourself through the craft of sewing. 


Standard delivery within 5 working day


International delivery not available


We want you to be happy with your purchase. If you're not, depending on the type of product, you can make free returns in the UK via John Lewis shops, Royal Mail, Collect+, or MyHermes. If you need to arrange collection of large or heavy items, call us on 03456 049 049. For international returns queries, call us on +44 1698 545 454. Find out more about returns.

You'll find returns information on your delivery note. Unless faulty, we'd like you to make your return within 90 days of purchase. Exceptions apply to certain products - find out more about our refund policy.

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Rated 5 out of 5 by 1 reviewer.
Rated 5 out of 5 by AMAZING VALUE! this is an amazing product. When I ordered it, I was worried that it would be too pricey and not worth the money. However, it is the best sewing machine you can buy. I advive it. GET IT! 31 May 2014
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  • 2 year guarantee included

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