Singer 7256 Fashion Mate The Singer 7256 Fashion Mate is popular computerized sewing machine that comes with a whole host of features at affordable price. For beginners, 70 stitch patterns are more than enough for them to kick off their first project. Better still, they are allowed to select any stitch pattern by simply pressing a button to include six-style one-step buttonholes. As the picture shown, there is an LCD screen located at right corner to shows the stitch settings.
On top of that, this Singer sewing machine features automatic needle threader, drop-in bobbin, five snap-on feet options, automatic lock stitch, automatic stitch length and width setting as well as the automatic tension that means the thread is as tight or loose as it is supposed to be and won’t break as easily. Those user-friendly features make this computerized sewing machine easy to use and novice have no trouble to handle it for creating garments, dress, or any home accessories.
The StayBright LED work light, audible tone to confirm pattern and function selection and a free arm for accessory storage tray is added convenience features. Similar to other Singer sewing machines, the manufacturer is offering 25 years limited warranty for the Singer 7256 Fashion Mate. With price less than $200, it is smart choices among novice and those who are advanced sewers and looking for a device with a few fancy stitches.
Singer 7256 Fashion Mate Highlight Features
The Singer 7256 Fashion Mate features a metal interior frame and covered by a sturdy housing that made from high-quality plastic. The dimension is 14.75” x 7.25” x 11.75” (L x D x H) with weight 14.55 pounds. It could sew rapidly with a maximum sewing speed of 750 stitches per minute. As mentioned earlier, this computerized sewing machine offers 70 stitch options include 8 basic stitches, 8 stretch stitches, 48 decorative stitches and 6 buttonhole patterns.
There are few push-buttons located below the LCD screen. Users just need to simply press the button to do stitch selection and leave the length width and tension setting for this computerized sewing machine. Yes, this intelligent machine will set length width and tension automatically as and when users select the desired stitch. Better still; users still reserve the flexibility to adjust the stitch width up to 6mm for most of the stitch patterns.
As a computerized sewing machine for beginners, the Singer 7256 also comes with the following user-friendly features:
- Automatic Needle Threader – Time-saving feature as this Singer sewing machine will automatically thread the eye of the needle.
- One-Step Buttonholes – There are total 6 different one-step fully automatic precisely balanced built-in buttonhole styles
- Jam-proof Bobbin System – Users normally will found it easy to insert the bobbin as it is loads from the top, and its clear cover allowed users to monitor the bobbin thread supply easily. Better still; this computerized sewing machine incorporates a magnet-type vertical axis rotating hook which ensures smooth, quiet, thread jam-resistant sewing.
- Automatic Bobbin Winding Clutch – The needle won’t move up and down as needle bar automatically disengages when winding the bobbin.
- Automatic Reverse – With the push the button, the machine will sew stitches in reverse.
- Auto Tie-Off Function for Straight Stitch – Similarly, users could prevent unraveling by simply press the button for reinforcing the beginning and end of the seam.
- Auto Adjust Presser Foot Pressure – Users have peace of mind to continue their sewing tasks even they are sewing from lightest weight tricots to the heaviest denim as this Singer sewing machine will automatically handle the amount of pressure exerted on the fabric by the presser foot against the feed dogs.
SINGER 7256 Fashion Mate Review by Customer
Amazon buyers have been rated this computerized sewing machine as 4.5 out of 5 stars averagely. Some love all the stitch options whereby some commend that it is no louder when in use as they still can hear a TV over while sewing. Basically, the Singer 7256 meets customers’ expectation even those advanced sewers are happy with their purchase as this device comes with lots of bells and whistles. It is very user-friendly and most of the novice able to sew as and when it out of the box and plug it off course.