elna 8600


elna 8600


This machine does it all - from just-for-fun creations to elegant embroidery. With the eXplore computerized sewing and embroidery machine, one minute you'll be sewing an apron for gardening, the next you'll be embellishing it with embroidery. And there's also a wonderful selection of quilting and heirloom stitches available, if that's where your interest lies. As always, Elna provides you the latest in technology; now it's yours to enjoy in your own time.


  • LCD color touch screen 94 mm x 71 mm, 3 " x 2 "
  • PC card slot
  • Memory - save onto machine or PC cards, name files, save, recall, overwrite, delete

    Personalized machine function settings :

      Maximum embroidery speed
      Screen contrast
      Sound adjust volume or turn off
      Adjust eco mode
      Sew with light on or off
      Thread selection Robison-Anton, Madeira, Mettler
      Realign keys
  • Start/stop key color-coded red/green, for embroidery and traditional sewing
  • Sensors upper thread, bobbin thread, presser bar, foot control, etc.
  • On-screen instruction manual
  • Adjustable speed control
  • Built-in carriage
  • Free arm embroidery
  • Built-in needle threader
  • Auto tension setting
  • Auto drop feed dog
  • Adjustable foot pressure
  • Top protective cover with design chart
  • Metric and inch seam allowance lines on bobbin cover plate, needle plate, free arm
  • Rotary horizontal hook with transparent bobbin cover
  • Thread holder and cutter
  • Thread cutter for bobbin winding
  • Extra presser foot lift
  • Foot control with retractable cord
  • Universal voltage


  • 104 stitches, including 7 buttonholes
  • 1 alphabet
  • Operation keys - needle up/down, auto-lock, reverse
  • Function keys - twin needle, mirror image, elongation, needle stop position, memorize a sequence
  • Adjustable width (7 mm) and length (5 mm)
  • Adjustable needle position for straight stitches


  • An abundant choice of built-in designs

    Alphabets 3 styles, 3 sizes :

      Single or multiple colors with color change key
      Edit any letter anywhere in a sequence
      Horizontal/vertical alignment for letters
      Monograms 2 letter and 3 letter with 4 styles of frames
  • Edit features rotate, resize, mirror image, face to face, move by drag and drop or directional arrow keys, grid
  • Jog keys align hoop to needle start position
  • Design embroidery information - skipping and color overview, remaining embroidery time in minutes, number of colors/parts, design size, trace key, stitch counter
  • Hoops 2 hoops with templates included


    Two convenient storage areas accommodate presser feet, bobbins, needles, quilt guide, screwdriver, screw key, scissors, spool stand, additional spool pin, spool pin felt, lint brush, seam ripper, spool holders :

      under top cover
      in extension table
  • Dust Cover - ideal for storing your new Elna 8600 and its accessories.