Singer 9960 Quantum Stylist Sewing Machine
Why choose the Singer 9960 Quantum Stylist?
Wow, a sewing machine that has every little thing you require and a lot more. Even its title is a mouthful; introducing the computerised sewing machine the Singer Quantum Style 9960... Its 600 pre-programmed integral sew patterns such as 5 alphabets and thirteen entirely automatic a one-step buttonholes with unique buttonhole underplate, mirror imaging, and sew elongation alternatives that give you the liberty to customise your task with 1,000 stitch editing capabilities.
In use the first noticeable improvement over its predecessor is the large LCD screen which save checking the instruction book over and over again, it even recommends with presser foot to use, but after selecting a pattern on screen it is electronically formed and optimally setup for 90% of today's fabrics, but of course each can be adjusted both in length or width for real awkward sewing projects.
The Singer 9960 comes with a large assortment of specialty presser feet for most sewing operations perfect for quilting or home decor, these are stored in the removable sewing arm. Also the Singer 9960 is aimed at quilters, it includes feet like the walking foot and 1/4" seam foot specially for quilters, it also includes a large quilting table and you can view form one of our images, which is essential for large patchwork projects.
Quick reverse stitching button, needle up/down, machine start/stop and max speed slider is at hand, also the built-in needle threader is easy accessible thanks to the sloping front cover making the needle area clearly visible while stitching.
Threading is a breeze, from lifting the lid to view its stitch patterns, place the thread spool on the horizontal pin, which indecently make for smoother thread flow, follow the groove with the thread and use the incorporated threader to thread the needle instantly. The lower bobbin in loaded form the top, with quick start sewing, no need to do one-stitch-first to bring the thread under the foot like the older machines.
Why is it a delight to use..? We have listed some more details we may have missed in the information above.
Electronic Sewing Machine with Push-Button Stitch Selection
With just a simple push of a button you have selected the stitch and the optimum settings for length, width, balance, pressure and tension.
Built-In Stretch Stitches
For superstretch fabrics, these specially designed stitches that add strength and flexibility to seams, especially useful when sewing on knitwear or dancewear.
Quantum Style Quilting Features
Extra high presser foot life, built in quilting stitches, lower feed button for free-motion projects, box feed and the 7 segment feed system makes quilters happy.
Adjustable Stitch Length
Optimal settings for length are automatically adjusted when choosing a stitch. They can be overridden to personalize length choice.
Adjustable Stitch Width
Optimal settings for width are automatically adjusted when choosing a stitch. They can be overridden to personalize width choice.
Stitch Locking Function
Tie-off decorative stitches with just a push of a button. Reinforcing the end of the stitch ensures quality stitching and avoids ravelling.
Push the conveniently located Automatic Reverse Button to sew in reverse and reinforce the stitch, no need to use the foot control..
One-Step Automatic Precisely Balanced Built-In Buttonholes
Choose from thirteen different one step buttonhole styles. Buttonhole sewing is a one step simple process, providing reliable results. Each side of the buttonhole is sewn in the same direction, creating beautifully balanced buttonholes.
25 Needle Positions
Needle position can be changed for individual projects, such as inserting zippers or cording, perfect seams and topstitching.
Needle Stops in Up Position
Needle always stops in the highest up position when your foot is lifted from the controller. When removing the fabric from the machine, it is easier if the needle is raised to highest position.
Automatic Needle Threader
After effortlessly threading the machine this feature automatically threads the eye of the needle!
An audible tone confirms pattern and function selection.
This system ensures stable stitch quality, whatever type of fabric is being used and it so easy to thread.
Automatic Presser Foot Pressure Control
The amount of pressure exerted on the fabric by the presser foot against the feed dogs is automatic. Sew from the lightest weight tricots to the heaviest denim, without making presser foot adjustments.
Automatic Bobbin Winding Clutch
Needle bar automatically disengages when winding the bobbin, making bobbin winding safer.
Ready For Quilting
This is a specially designed for quilters and comes with large extension table with sturdy legs, free-motion embroidery foot, patchwork guide, quilting foot and walking foot which is normally an extra.
7-Segment Feeding System
This is a specially designed feed dog that ensures that the fabric is picked up and supported from the front of the presser foot to the rear. This makes for much more accurate feeding.
This is a feed dog motion that 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.
The internal skeleton of the sewing machine. This rigid support holds all the mechanisms in perfect alignment for perfect, skip-free sewing.
The needle bar is geared straight from the motor, rather than from a drive bar across the machine. This make the machine more powerful and durable.
Electronic Stitch Formation
All stepper motors are electronically controlled. Digital electronic control of the stepper motors that control the pattern formation allows for perfectly formed patterns every time.
Optimum Power Control
This is a Singer name for a control system that senses when additional power is required to maintain speed through thick or changing fabric conditions. This feature is most useful when sewing through multiple (6-8) layers of fabric.
It may not sound much but having a DC motor provides instant start up and stop with no casting, for accurate and precise stitch placement.
Electronic Foot Controller
Guarantees consistent sewing speed with smooth starts and no need to speed up when coming to thick multi layer fabric join.
On Board Storage
Storage of accessories in the closed lid Conversion Table Accessory Storage area means accessories are always easily accessible.
Because the machine is permanently lubricated, there is no need to oil the machine, and no oil gets on fabric.
Quilting extension table, Hard protective cover with accessory storage, 4 Bobbins, Needle pack, Lint Brush, Seam Ripper, Screw Driver, Walking foot, 1/4" Quilting foot, Patchwork guide, Free-motion embroidery foot, Adjustable Blind Hem Foot, 2 Sided Zipper Foot, 1-Step Buttonhole Foot, Open-toe foot, Zig Zag foot, Twin needle bobbin pin, Thread lead off, Satin stitch foot, Rolled heming foot, Cording foot, Button sewing-on foot, Over edging foot, Seam width guide, Foot control and power lead, Instruction Manual
|Model Number||9960 Quantum Stylist|
|Warranty||Extended Warranty 10 Years Parts and Labour|
|Size (Height, Width, Depth)||W43 cm x H33 cm|
|Variable Electronic Speed Control||Yes|
|Bobbin Access||Top Loading|
|Transparent bobbin cover Bobbin Cover||Yes|
|Hard Carrying or Storage Cover||Yes|
|Automatically Tensions Thread||Yes|
|Integrated Needle Threader||Yes|
|Thread End Cutting||Semi Automatic|
|Number of Stitch Selections||600|
|Popular Stitch Functions||Multi Zigzag, Blind Hem, Stretch Blind Hem, Rolled Hem, Straight Stretch|
|Formation of Buttonholes||1-Step Fully Automatic|
|Variety of Buttonholes||13|
|Maximum Speed Limit Adjustment||Yes|
|Needle Up/Down Function||Yes|
|Integrated Dual Feed System||No|
|Integrated Fabric Feed Lowering||Yes|
|Hook Movement||Smooth Rotary Action|
|Needle Positions||Left / Right / Centre|
|Tutorial CD / DVD||No|