American-Sewing.com Introduces the Singer CE-350 Quantum Futura, the newest break-through in sewing and embroidery technology!
Whether it is repairing clothing, creating new garments, embroidering a tablecloth, or even creating your own custom embroidery designs, the CE-350 Quantum Futura can tackle any sewing and embroidery project! Regular sewing tasks are made simple with 99 built-in stitch programs, 120 built-in designs, programmable needle up/down, one-touch pattern selection, four styles of one-step buttonhole, drop-feed for free-motion sewing, and much more! Download beautiful embroidery with a direct connection to a Windows compatible computer
A conveniently located lever will lower the feed dogs for free-motion embroidery, machine embroidery, monograms and attaching buttons.
Extra-High Presser Foot Lifter:
There are two heights to the presser foot lifter. The second height offers 1/4"¯ more clearance which is needed when placing multiple layers or bulky fabrics under the presser foot.
Accommodates Many Types of Thread Spools:
In addition to the machine's horizontal thread delivery, a second vertical spool holder is provided, specially designed for many of today's threads.
Because the machine is permanently lubricated, there is no need to oil the machine, and no oil gets on fabric.
Audible warning messages alert the sewer, ensuring trouble-free sewing.
The internal skeleton of the sewing machine. This rigid support holds all the mechanisms in perfect alignment for perfect, skip-free sewing.
Futura has a 25 year limited warranty, including 5 years on electronic components and 1 year on adjustments.
More sewers own SINGER sewing machines than all other brands combined.
Electronic Sewing Machine:
Sewing machine has push button stitch selection.
99 Built-In Stitch Programs:
A large variety of stitches for construction, decorative sewing, heirloom sewing and quilting always ensures the perfect stitch for every project.
Built-In Stretch Stitches:
Specially designed stitches that add strength and flexibility to seams, especially useful when sewing on knitwear.
Quickly piece projects together.
Built-In Quilting Stitch:
Create a hand-sewn quilted look with this unique stitch.
Twin Needle Function:
Automatically reduces stitch width on decorative patterns to prevent needle breakage when sewing with a twin needle.
Built-In Heirloom-Friendly Stitch Selection:
Pin Stitch, Blanket Stitch, and Entredeux are a few of the popular heirloom stitches available.
7mm Stitch Width:
Most stitches can be set for a maximum width of 7mm. When sewing decorative stitches or satin stitches, the wide stitches are bolder and more pronounced.
One-Step Built-In Buttonholes:
Choose from 2 different one-step buttonholes. Buttonhole sewing is a one-step simple process that provides reliable results because the sides of the buttonhole sew the same direction to prevent gaps in stitching or fabric distortion.
Optimal Stitch Settings:
Optimal settings for length and width are automatically set when choosing a stitch. They can be overridden to personalize length and width choice.
Needle Up and Down:
The Needle Up/Down allows for the needle to be placed in either the raised or lowered position with a simple push of a button. It is great for appliquéing, quilting, pivoting the fabric and picking the bobbin thread up.
13 Needle Positions:
Needle position can be changed for individual projects, such as inserting zippers or cording and topstitching.
Connects Directly to the Computer via USB Cable
First machine to connect directly to the computer, eliminating the need for conversion boxes or tools. This unique innovation gives you the same capabilities of other machines at a fraction of the cost.
Operates with any computer with an Operation System of Windows 2000 or higher.
Operational Tutorial Included:
Step-by-step tutorial to help even a beginner with using the embroidery features of the machine.
Customer Support Site:
Convenient, on-line help is always there when needed.
Automatically digitize custom embroidery using your own images or clip art with control over stitch settings.
120 Built-In Designs:
Select from built-in embroidery designs including animals, holidays, flowers and more.
Built-in Lettering Program with 10 Fonts:
Select from 10 built-in fonts: Arial Large, Arial Rounded, Block Large, Block Small, Courier, Helvetica 2 colors, Kids, Script 1, Script 2 and Times Large. Letters can sized, rotated and shaped with 30 lettering frames such as arc, banner, wave and more.
Lettering can be created with a running stitch or satin stitch outline of the same color or a contrasting color.
Reads All Popular Home Embroidery Design Formats
All popular formats accepted. Download designs from the Internet or work from a collection on CD, floppy disk or memory stick.
This function of the software provides for viewing several designs at one time, in order to scroll through and view design collections
Multiple designs can be combined into one design file using paste design or copy and paste.
Convert Designs for Editing:
Convert popular home and commercial format designs into a format that can be edited with the advanced editing tools.
Advanced Editing Tools:
Edit the shape of selected design sections. Edit the design stitch-by-stitch. Apply preset or custom fill types to the design.
Advanced Fill Types:
Use preset fill patterns or created custom fill patterns for Freeform, Column, Motif, Elastic Step, Pattern step, and Random fill types.
3-D Realistic View:
This function of the software provides a preview of the selected design in a manner such that the stitches appear on screen as they will when sewn out on the fabric.
3-D Realistic Print:
This function of the software provides for printing the 3-D realistic view. This is useful when creating placement templates.
This function of the software provides for selecting colors for an embroidery design. Software includes thread charts, with color numbers, for several of the most popular brands of embroidery thread.
Transmit design 3 ways:
Embroidery designs can be transmitted to the Futura embroidery machine in 3 different ways. The design can be sent one color block at a time, the whole design can be sent at one time or the design can be sent in one color.
Trace the outline of the design in the embroidery hoop for more accurate design positioning.
Operates with Start/Stop Button:
Use the Start/Stop button to start machine. When it is desired to stop sewing, press the Start/Stop again to stop sewing and have the needle stop at its highest position.
Embroidery Block Indication and Selection:
When sending the whole design at once to the Futura machine, design color blocks are indicated with the LED lit above patterns. To select a block push the pattern selector button until the desired block is selected.
Move forward or Backwards through a design:
Move forward or backwards through the design using the Needle Stop position button or Reserve Stitch.
1 Degree Increment Rotation:
Rotate embroidery designs in increments as small as 1 degree for precise positioning.
Reduce or Enlarge Design:
When changing design size, the software automatically recalculates the stitch density.
Automatic Software Updates:
The latest software enhancements can be downloaded automatically or manually from within the Futura software.
Automatic Firmware Updates:
The latest machine firmware enhancements can be downloaded automatically or manually from with in the Futura software.
2 Embroidery Hoops Included:
A large 4 1/2"¯ x 6 3/4"¯ hoop and a smaller 31/8"¯ x 4 3/4"¯ hoop included with the machine.
CD Video Tutorial Workbook:
A bonus CD Video Tutorial Workbook for the Futura embroidery software is included. This CD tutorial helps guide you through use of the Futura software system operation and design creation. It also provides project for embroidery and sewing on the Futura machine.