SINGER Futura XL-400 Review

Priced between $500 and $600, the SINGER Futura XL-400 is a popular embroidery machine that has been specially designed to easily sustain heavy duty use. This computerized sewing and embroidery machine uses an advanced technology and an innovative system to make your work effortlessly. It is very easy to use and setup, and unlike most models it comes with a wide array of impressive features designed to ease your sewing process. However, if you are not convinced about the performance of this device, keep on reading the following lines. Performance With 125 built-in embroidery designs, five fonts and outline lettering…
The SINGER Futura XL-400 is one of the most recommended computerized sewing and embroidery machines in the market, today. Aside from being efficient and easy to use, this incredible model also has a very reasonable and fair price.

SINGER Futura XL-400 Ratings

Performance - 95%
Features - 97%
Ease of use - 97%
Warranty - 100%

97%

EXCELLENT

The SINGER Futura XL-400 is one of the most recommended computerized sewing and embroidery machines in the market, today. Aside from being efficient and easy to use, this incredible model also has a very reasonable and fair price.

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Priced between $500 and $600, the SINGER Futura XL-400 is a popular embroidery machine that has been specially designed to easily sustain heavy duty use. This computerized sewing and embroidery machine uses an advanced technology and an innovative system to make your work effortlessly. It is very easy to use and setup, and unlike most models it comes with a wide array of impressive features designed to ease your sewing process. However, if you are not convinced about the performance of this device, keep on reading the following lines.

Performance

With 125 built-in embroidery designs, five fonts and outline lettering and 30 built-in sewing stitches with two fully automatic one-step buttonholes, this machine is one of the most efficient models available on the market, today. It comes with an easy-on extra-large 10-by-6-inch hoop with multi-hooping capabilities which allows you to embroider designs up to 18-1/2 by 11 inches. As mentioned above, there is a lettering program with 5 fonts which can help you customize or monogram your projects. The best part of using those lettering fonts is that letters can be rotated, shaped and sized with 30 lettering frames, including banner, wave, arc and more others.

Features

The Futura XL-400 machine comes with a lot of accessible features in order to facilitate your projects. For beginners, along with embroidery, this machine can also be used for regular sewing. Besides all those embroidery designs and built-in sewing stitches, it gives you the possibility to upload more patterns to the device thanks to its USB compatibility. The 6 staybright LED lights illuminate your workspace, so you can confidently use the device at night, eliminating eye strain. The swift smart threading system has the main purpose to guide the thread from the spool to the needle area through the single groove. The drop and sew bobbing system of this machine is designed for beginners to make their sewing and embroidery process much easier.

Design

This computerized sewing and embroidery machine measures 22 x 9.5 x 13 inches and weighs just 23 pounds. It is a lightweight and compact product which can be easily carried and moved from a room to another. What we really like about this machine is the fact that it is equipped with an extra large sewing space. The control panel of this device is easy to use and provides the user with a lot of functions, including:

  • the Stitch Locking function will help you sew 4 stitches in reverse and 4 stitches forward
  • the Start/Stop button will start and stop the machine, so it won’t be necessary the use of the foot pedal
  • the Needle Up/Down button is used to fix the needle in the up or down position
  • the Reverse button should be used to back up the stitches while embroidering.

Ease of use

Considering the fact that this is a computerize unit, it might be harder to use than other manual machines. However, all those units that are controlled through a computer, with the quick swipe of the finger can be a little bit simpler to use than manual adjustments. The fact that it has multi-hooping capacity is a major perk, because this function has been designed to facilitate your projects. As mentioned before the embroidery area is extremely large, so you can easily work with larger fabrics. Most sewers prefer this model because it is compact and allows you to install your desired size table.

Warranty

Before making an investment, you need to consider several things, including the warranty of the product you are looking to purchase. In this case, you can rest assured as the Futura XL-400 machine comes with a limited 25-year warranty. Also, the manufacturer offers a 5-year warranty for motors, wiring, speed control and electronic components and 1-year limited warranty for adjustments, attachments, belt, rings and bulbs. Furthermore, there is a very friendly customer support that will gladly answer all your further questions.

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