|Wednesday, 04 January 2012|
88.4 The Singer 9960 Quantum Stylist gets good consumer ratings. It is feature rich and has 600 built-in stitches, 5 alphanumeric fonts, 13 automatic one-touch buttonholes and many, many more features. Consumers report that this sewing machine is very easy to use and that it produces consistent, quality stitches. However some folks find that the manual is not very easy to understand and that the machine is so full of features that they are a little overwhelmed. [REF Singer Sewing Machine Reviews]
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Consumers like the machine for its ease of use and ability to sew through thick fabric. Owners report that it produces consistent stitches and that it is relatively quiet. There are also several positive comments about the many presser feet that are included. A few folks have indicated problems with the bobbin popping out however and a number of people really wish the unit came with a DVD to help them learn more about the machine’s many features.
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Following is a sample of stitches from the 9960...
The Singer 9960 Quantum Stylist comes with many different presser feet and a host of other accessories. The presser feet provided include an all-purpose foot, an overcasting foot, a cording foot, a quarter inch foot, an open toe foot, a blind hem foot, a buttonhole foot, a button sewing foot, a zipper foot, a satin stitch foot, an even feed foot and a darning & embroidery foot. Accessories include needles, bobbins, spool caps (large and small), a seam ripper and seam guide, a brush, an auxiliary spool cap, two screwdrivers, a quilting bar and more.
The Quantum Stylist is powered by a DC motor and it has an aluminum frame. The unti weighs about 7.5 kg (16.5 lbs). It also does not require oiling as it is permanently lubricated. It carries a 25 year limited warranty but it should be noted that this is only on the sewing machine head. Electronic components have a 5-year warranty and adjustments, belts, bulbs, rings and attachments only carry a 1-year warranty.
Note: A number of sites report that the machine includes a hard dust cover however we have noticed that some consumers lament the fact that the machine does not come with any kind of cover – it is a fact worth checking with the retailer if you are interested in this sewing machine.
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