Singer Futura XL 550 Sewing Machine

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The embroidery machine for people who love to sew. Create monogrammed napkins, embroidered garments, decorative pillows and so much more, all with one machine.

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

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


Standard UK delivery within 5 working days


International delivery not available


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Special offer

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