Singer Quantum 9985 Sewing Machine
10 Years warranty + free sewing kit & scissors set worth £50
Why choose the Singer Quantum 9985 from us?
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The Singer Quantum Stylist 9985 is a computerised sewing machine packed full of features.
Bring a new level of sophistication to your sewing with amazing electronic features like the built in thread cutter, snips both the top and bottom threads at the touch of a button.
The Singer quantum 9985 is high-end with heavy duty metal frame. With its amazing array of features, this magnificent machine is sure to inspire you to try your hand at new and exciting projects.
- Extra-Large Colour Touch LCD Screen. Guides you to sewing success! Provides clear and easy viewing of stitch settings including the number and image of the selected stitch, stitch length and width settings, thread tension, and the recommended presser foot.
- Built-In Sewing Assistance with Audible and Visual Messaging. Simply touch the Help button and instantly learn more about bobbin winding, bobbin setting, threading the upper thread and changing the presser foot.
- 5 Styles of Alphabets and Numerals with Memory Function. Personalize projects by adding a monogram, name, phrase or date in five standard styles and one Cyrillic style.
- Stitches include. 10 Essential, 21 Stretch, 212 Decorative, 13 Buttonholes, 6 Styles of Alphabets & Numerals. This chart located on the upper lid of the machine allows you to quickly see all of the 960+ built-in stitches and choose the perfect stitch for your project.
- 13 Fully Automatic Perfectly Sized Built-In Buttonhole Styles.
- Mirror Imaging and Elongation Function with Stitch Editing Capabilities
With just a touch of a button select stitches can be mirror imaged, adding even more stitch variety. Select the elongation button and a variety of stitches can be made two to five times longer. Control the exact look of a stitch pattern with the stitch editing capabilities.
Other functions include
Automatic Electronic Thread Trimmer
Stitch Memory with Editing
Needle Up / Down Button
Automatic Bobbin Winding
Slow Sewing Speed Button Option
Automatic Locking Stitch Function
Extra-High Presser Foot Lifter
Heavy Duty Metal Frame
Walking foot, Open toe free-motion embroidery foot, 1/4" Seam foot, Quilting foot and patchwork guide, Cording foot, Blind hemming foot, Over-edging foot, Open-toe foot, Satin stitch foot, button sewing on foot, narrow hemming foot, zipper foot and automatic buttonhole foot,
As well as the allready listed presser feet the accessory box contains the general all purpose zigzag foot, Needles pack with twin needle, Spool Holders, Seam ripper, Lint brush, Bobbins, Screwdriver, Thread net, Electronic foot pedal, Power cord, Instruction manual and soft cover.
|Model Number||Quantum 9985|
|Promotion||10 Years warranty + free sewing kit & scissors set worth £50|
|Warranty||Extended Warranty 10 Years Parts and Labour|
|Size (Height, Width, Depth)||W49 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||Automatic|
|Number of Stitch Selections||960|
|Popular Stitch Functions||Straight, Zig-Zag, Multi Zigzag, Blind Hem, Stretch Blind Hem, Rolled Hem, Straight Stretch, Overlock Stretch, Scallop, Ric Rac, Honeycomb, Herringbone, Gathering, Applique, Sew-On Buttons, Quilting Stitches, Closed Overedge|
|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|
The SINGER QS TOUCH 9985 IS A WORKHORSE!
I bought the QS 9985 in 2017, but did not review it until now. It was a recent product by SINGER and needed time. It is an expensive machine - cost me almost £1000 in 2017! - but you do get what you pay for and even more.
Two years on, it remains a reliable workhorse. It is powerful, has a very good motor, the full colour LCD touch screen is truly excellent and the menus are simple and intuitive to follow. It does all the basic stitches very well, plus 960 decorative stitches which it is capable of doing just as perfectly.
The QS 9985 is a very capable sewing machine, it sews any fabric or material, motor noise is minimal, and it feels sturdy, very well built, top quality materials throughout. The needle assembly is all steel, sturdy and well built, it has good LED light right over the plate. Threading it is a breeze, filling a bobbin is as simple and foolproof as it can be.
It comes with an excellent collection of presser feet and other accessories, all really excellent quality. It is 100% compatible with literally ALL presser feet that can be used with the Singer QS 9960.
Keep it clean and lint-free regularly, lubricate it when required and it should give you many, many years of service.
I would not hesitate to recommend it very highly, and at this price bracket, it beats pretty much all other machines, in terms of features and quality.
Finally a few "heads-up" words of advice:
Do READ the manual that comes with the machine. Read it with plenty of time, paying attention to details that are relevant. It will save you time and frustration...
For example, the machine MUST BE switched ON at the ON/OFF button and you must touch the screen next, at which point it calibrates itself, then and only then should you proceed to thread the machine.
Another example: During the threading procedure, when you reach the needle, the machine has a very effective automatic method of inserting the thread in the needle. But you must remember to lift the presser foot, before actioning the lever that inserts the thread in the needle. If you try to do this with the presser foot down, it will not thread the needle.
The machine is computerised and it tells you through the LCD TouchScreen, what presser foot you need to use for any given stitch. Always remember to match the stitch to the correct presser foot. Familiarise yourself with the SINGER QS 9985 and the more familiar you get, the more you fall in love with it. It is absolutely brilliant.
You MUST keep the box, complete with the expanded polystyrene moulds. Make sure you do NOT discard the box. It is needed if you send the machine to SINGER for an annual service, for example. It must be posted to SINGER in its original box, enclosed in the protective moulds.
Replace the needle at regular intervals and keep a variety of needles, in case you use certain threads that require a different needle.
The SINGER QS 9985 can only use SINGER CLASS 15 BOBBINS! Be sure to get more of these and only these.
All that said, go and buy one of these QS 9985. It is an excellent piece of engineering.