Pros: Electronic sewing machine with LCD screen and simple push-button control panel; 1-step buttonholes; Drop & Sew bobbin system; built-in needle threader; Free arm with storage space and array of accessories and 173 built-in stitches for anything from construction or making repairs to hemming or embellishing a project
Quick Stats for Singer 7470 Confidence
|Price||$349.00 Free Shipping at Amazon.com|
|Button Hole Type(s):||1-Step buttonholer process with 6 buttonhole styles|
|Bobbin Type:||Top Drop-In Bobbin|
|Clear Bobbin Cover:||Y – Great for determining when the bobbin needs to be refilled|
|Automatic Presser Foot Pressure:||Y –The amount of pressure exerted on the fabric by the presser foot against the feed dogs is automatic. Sew lightweight to heavy fabrics without making adjustments.|
|Automatic Tension:||Y – Automatically adjusts the tension pressure to the fabric being sewn ensuring balanced stitch quality on both sides of the fabric|
|Built-in Accessory Storage:||Y – Conveniently store all your sewing tools in one spot|
|Carry Handle:||Y – Built-in handle for easy portability|
|Drop Feed:||Y – Conveniently located lever will drop feed dogs for free-motion embroidery, monograms and for attaching buttons|
|Embroidery:||Y – Lettering / Monogram with built-in block style alphabet|
|Free-Arm:||Y – Easily maneuver difficult to sew areas such as armholes and cuffs.|
|LCD Display:||Y – Provides clear and easy viewing of stitch patterns, including stitch length and width|
|Light:||Y- Provides a well-lit sewing area|
|Needle Threader:||Y – Automatic needle threading system, effortlessly threads the needle without frustration or eye strain|
|Snap-on Presser Feet:||Y – Change from one foot to another with ease|
|Adjustable Stitch Length & Width:||Y – Optimal settings are automatically adjusted when choosing a stitch length or width but can be overridden to personalize length and width choices.|
|Thread Delivery:||Horizontal – for better stitches and the ability to use many different sized spools of thread|
|Instruction Booklet & DVD||Great for beginners, DVD demonstrates how to thread the machine and get started sewing. Well-written instructions. Instruction manual is bilingual in Spanish and English|
|Limited Warranty:||25-Year Limited Warranty including 5 year electronic and 1 year labor|
- The automatic tension feature works very well; automatically adjusts itself to the fabric being sewn.
- The needle threader works very well; the machine threads easily.
- There are a variety of stitches to choose from with lots of choices for embellishing items all with just a push of a button.
- A quiet and solid machine; does not jump up and down on the table; Well-lit, very sturdy and user friendly.
- A smooth running machine that sews nice, professional looking stitches.
- The included accessories (see below) are invaluable.
- Drop in bobbin is easy and simple to wind.
- Machine is easy to set up and use with the included DVD and booklet; Instruction manual is bilingual and is great with definitions, descriptions, and photos … easy to follow.
- A great quality machine for the price.
- It can sew through multiple layers of fabric.
- The sewing area is wide and sturdy.
- Machine automatically draws up the bobbin thread for you.
- Although this is not meant to be an embroidery machine the embroidery stitches are very small.
- The see through bobbin top is plastic and seems that it might break easily.
- The reverse stitch button must continually be pressed as you perform this function, which can be a problem for some.
- The machine can be a bit heavy to carry around.
- The bobbin area must be kept clean and free of debris or thread will jam easily.
The Singer Confidence 7470 is a sturdy and incredibly easy to use electronic sewing machine with a high user rating. An array of user-friendly features makes this machine useful for many kinds of sewing projects. Its ease of use allows both advanced and beginner sewers to sew with confidence.
227 Stitch Patterns including Alphanumeric Stitches
Drop & Sew™ Bobbin System
Class 15J Bobbin
LCD Screen with Push Button Stitch Selection
Block-style Alphabet & Numbers
6 Fully Automatic 1-step Buttonholes
Programmable Needle Up/down
Heavy Duty Metal Frame
General Purpose Foot
Special Purpose (Satin) Foot
Spool Cap (large)
Spool Cap (small)
Spool Cap (mini)
Aux Spool Pin
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