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Singer FUTURA XL-550 Sewing, Quilting and Embroidery Machine & 3900 Designs!

Singer FUTURA XL-550 Sewing, Quilting and Embroidery Machine & 3900 Designs!

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Singer FUTURA XL-550 Sewing, Quilting and Embroidery Machine & 3900 Designs!
Singer FUTURA XL-550 Sewing, Quilting and Embroidery Machine & 3900 Designs!
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Annie - 12/17/2016

Very disappointed in this machine

I have sewed and used various sewing machines over the years but never dealed with one that you just can't rely on not to eat the material,will sew well for a while and then eat the material on just a straight stitch.


Singer FUTURA XL-550 Sewing, Quilting and Embroidery Machine & 3900 Designs!
Singer FUTURA XL-550 Sewing, Quilting and Embroidery Machine & 3900 Designs!
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Jeremy D - 08/19/2014

Problems at first but love the machine

Had this machine for two days and had some issues that made me think about sending it back. Some reviews said not to use cheep thread I did had no issues with it breaking however the machine kept telling me my thread broke finally it would stitch a few stitches the tell me my thread broke bit it had not. I was getting irritated and about ready to send back when I decided to take the cover off to see how it was threading I discovered it was sitting on top of the tension disk instead of going thru a nice tug on the sting and it popped right in place and haven't had any further issues love this machine and software


Singer FUTURA XL-550 Sewing, Quilting and Embroidery Machine & 3900 Designs!
Singer FUTURA XL-550 Sewing, Quilting and Embroidery Machine & 3900 Designs!
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Manny S - 03/04/2014

XL 550

I like this machine, but, like any complex machine there is a learning curve. I have read reviews and some had issues that are user errors. I had the hoop not recognized problem, but finally I realized that when you turn the machine on, don't put hoop on until it initializes. If you used the large hoop, then turn it off and turn it back on with the small hoop, you get an error. The machine tells the software what hoop it has, not the other way around, that is why you turn on the machine, place your hoop, then run the software. I have learned how important quality thread, thread tension, sharp needles and proper stabilizer are. Now I have been able to "set it, and forget it" and it just embroiders away until it finishes. GOOD embroidery thread is a must!!. Also get really good embroidery needles. I am using medium weight tear away stabilizer that I bought at a place that sells embroidery supplies. Not all stabilizers are the same - quality counts. The software is crude, but for the price, it cannot be beat. I recommend it.


Singer FUTURA XL-550 Sewing, Quilting and Embroidery Machine & 3900 Designs!
Singer FUTURA XL-550 Sewing, Quilting and Embroidery Machine & 3900 Designs!
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Brenda B - 09/21/2013

xl550 singer embroidery and sewing machine

I love this machine! I have had it since march 2013 and have been very happy with it. i had a problem with it about two weeks but sewing machines plus had me ship it back to them and as of right now they have fixed it. i am hoping that it will stay that way but i am still crazy about this machine.


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