Futura™ XL-580 Sewing and Embroidery Machine
Futura™ XL-580 Sewing and Embroidery Machine
- 250 Designs + 20 Fonts for beautiful embroidery
- Endless Hoop Capability embroiders endless borders
- Multiple Hoop Capability creates oversized designs
- 215 Built-in Stitches - basic, stretch, decorative
- Bonus Software to create your own designs/fonts
For Creativity that Knows No Limits! The Futura XL-580 embroidery and sewing machine includes innovative features that allow you to do more than ever before. With an endless hoop, knee lifter for hands-free presser foot lifting, extra-large sewing space for quilting and 250 built-in embroidery designs – including 50 endless designs – it's just what you need to make your sewing creativity truly limitless. you're embroidering.
AutoPunch™ allows you to convert images to embroidery. HyperFont™ allows you to convert all your True Type® fonts on your PC into embroidery.
6.75" x 4" Endless Embroidery Hoop, 10" x 6" Embroidery Hoop, 4" x 4" Embroidery Hoop, USB Key, Bonus Software, Knee Lifter, USB Cable, Embroidery Foot, All Purpose Foot, Zipper Foot, Buttonhole Foot with Underplate, Blind Hem Foot, Satin Stitch Foot, Button Sewing Foot, Thread Spool Nets, Thread Spool Caps, Auxiliary Spool Pin, Spool Pin Felt, Scissors, Pack of Needles, Bobbins, Screwdrivers, Seam Ripper / Lint Brush and Vinyl Accessory Bag
- Embroidery Designs Included (250)Personalize any project with a large selection of embroidery designs including floral, holiday, children's designs, and crosstitch.
- Embroidery Fonts Included (20)Embroider customized text such as monograms and fun phrases.
- Software Included (Futura XL-580) (+)250 embroidery designs, including Endless Hoop designs. Bonus software: AutoPunchâ„¢ (converts image files into embroideries), HyperFontâ„¢ (converts PC True Type fonts into monograms/lettering), and Advanced Editing (customizes embroideries)
- Built-In Tutorials (+)Simple tutorials are built in to help you with basics for getting started
- Design File Format Compatibility (FHE, XXX, JEF, CHE, HUS, PES, DST, SHV, PEC, EXP, VIP, PCS, PSW & SEW)The machine's software can use most of the popular home embroidery design formats, and the designs can be saved to the machine's preferred format.
- USB Design Transfer (+)Designs are transferred to the machine for embroidery via a USB stick.
- USB Cable Connectivity (+)Designs are tranferred to the machine for embroidery via a USB cable connected to your PC.
- Software Updates (+)The software can alert you when a new update is available, and can install easily.
- Computer Requirements (Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8. CD-ROM Drive.)
- Multi-Hoop Capability (Up to 20" x 12")Embroider design layouts that are up to four times larger than the largest hoop size. You can create design layouts in the software, then transfer each of the four sections, one at a time, to stitch out the full design using the included large hoop.
- Endless Hoop Capability (+)Sew embroideries that connect end to end, creating borders for fashions, home dÃ©cor and more. Use included endless embroidery designs, or create your own endless borders in the software on your PC.
- Built-In Stitches (215)Choose from a variety of stitches for basic sewing, decorative sewing, and more
- One-Step Buttonhole (7)Buttonholes are sewn in one easy step. Just place the button in the buttonhole foot and the machine sews a buttonhole perfectly sized for that button, delivering consistent results every time.
- Built-In Needle Threader (+)Effortlessly threads the eye of the needle eliminating eye strain and saving you time.
- SwiftSmart™ Threading System (+)Guide the thread directy from the spool to the needle area through a single groove, then thread the needle by pressing the threading lever for one-touch threading.
- Drop & Sew™ Bobbin System (+)Threading the bobbin has never been easier! Place your wound bobbin in the bobbin holder, stage the thread in the thread guides and you're ready to sew. No need to draw up the bobbin thread, saving you time.
- Top Drop In Bobbin (+)Easy to thread and easy to see! The tranparent bobbin and cover allow you to monitor your thread supply so you don't run out of thread in the middle of a seam.
- Independent Bobbin Winding (+)Separate bobbin winding motor allows you to wind the bobbin without unthreading the machine
- Built-In Thread Cutter (+)Trim both the top and bobbin threads with the touch of a button. No need to draw up the bobbin thread to start sewing again.
- Drop Feed (+)Feed teeth can be lowered for button sewing or free-motion sewing - a must-have for quilters! Simply slide the Drop Feed Lever to lower the feed teeth. Slide it back and turn the handwheel one full turn to raise the feed teeth again.
- Easy Stitch Selection Dial (+)Built-in stitches are displayed on the Stitch Selector Dial. Simply turn the dial to select the stitch you want to sew.
- Adjustable Stitch Length (+)Customize the appearance of a stitch by increasing or decreasing the distance between stitches. Use this function for various stitch techniques like applique, basting and more.
- Adjustable Stitch Width (7 mm)The size of the stitch from left to right is adjustable, to make the stitch sew narrower or wider as desired.
- Self-Adjusting Tension System (+)Select your stitch with the turn of a dial, and the machine will adjust the tensions for your selected stitch automatically, saving you time.
- Reverse (Touch Button)Sew stitches in reverse, usually done to secure a seam at the beginning and end to prevent unraveling.
- Heavy Duty Metal Frame (+)The machine's interior frame is metal, providing long lasting durability
- Speed Control (Mechanical)Set the maximum sewing speed of the machine
- Start/Stop Button (+)Allows you to sew without using the foot control, if desired. Press the button to start sewing, then press again to stop sewing.
- Needle Up/Down (+)Select the needle's stopping position on demand
- Programmable Needle Up/Down (+)Set the needle's stopping position as desired. Press to have the needle stop down in the fabric each time you stop sewing, great for applique, topstitching and more.
- StayBright™ LED Lights (6)Multiple lights on both sides of the needle provide clear view of the sewing area while eliminating shadows
- LCD Screen (+)LCD screen clearly displays your selected stitch as well as stitch settings for length and width.
- Extension Table Included (+)A large extension table is included, providing a level sewing surface for larger projects like quilts.
- Snap-On Presser Feet (+)Presser feet can be easily removed and attached when needed for various sewing techniques
- Extra High Pressor Foot Lifter (+)Presser foot has an extra high position available to accommodate thick fabrics or project such as
- Presser Foot Sensor (+)The presser foot must always be lowered before stepping on the foot control to start sewing. If an attempt to start sewing is made without first lowering the presser foot, the machine will signal with a beep to alert you to lower the presser foot.
- Twin-Needle Function (Electronic)For stitches other than the straight stitch, this function reduces stitch width for sewing with a twin needle so the needles clear the presser foot while sewing.
- Knee Lifter (+)Raise and lower the machine's presser foot while keeping both hands on your project. Great for large projects like quilts and home dÃ©cor.
- Bobbin Class (15J Transparent)SINGER or INSPIRA branded bobbins are recommended for best results
- Machine Size (21.5 x 9.5 x 13)
- Machine Weight (25)
- Box Size (25 x 20 x 28)
- Box Weight (48.5)
- Amps (1)
- Watts (120)
- Volts (120V)
- Hz (60)
- Warranty (1yr / 5yr / 25yr)