82.9 The Singer 7442 Electronic Sewing Machine is considered by many consumers to be a very good starter machine.  Consumer ratings and comments are fairly good often citing the ease with which the machine can be used.   The Singer 7442 has an all aluminum frame and comes with 30 stitch patterns and adjustable stitch length and width. [REF Singer Sewing Machine Ratings]

Consumer Insights
A review of several quality sites in the net indicates the following common consumer likes and dislikes:

- Automatic needle threader is helpful
- Very easy to setup and use (great for beginners)
- Quiet

- Produces amateur-looking buttonholes
- Manual can be tricky to understand
- Not really for heavy duty sewing (not great on heavier materials)
- Light near needle is not very bright

You can read more detailed customer reviews for the Singer 7442 on Amazon.

Consumer Ratings
Consumer ratings for the Singer 7442 are quite good.  Ratings from several sites have been compiled below and a weighted average score provided.  SCORE = 82.9

 Source  Consumer Ratings  #Ratings
 Amazon  3.8 stars out of 5  53
 Walmart  3 stars out of 5  1
 Viewpoints  4.33 stars out of 5  89
 Epinions  4.5 stars out of 5  3
 Sears  4 stars out of 5  10
 Best Buy  5 stars out of 5  2
 Home Depot  4.7 stars out of 5  3

Key Sewing Machine Features
- The machine is fully electronic
- Heavy duty aluminum frame
- 30 stitch patterns (available via pushbutton)
- Adjustable stitch length and width
- Reverse stitching
- LED light (long life and stays cool)
- One step buttonholes (in two different designs)
- Automatic tension
- Automatic bobbin winding
- Needle threader
- Multiple needle positions
- Twin needle capability
- Five different presser feet that simply snap on
- Motor speed electronic foot control (self lubricating motor)

The Singer 7442 weighs in at 16.5 lbs and it has dimensions (L x W x H in inches) of 19 x 9 x 14.   It also carries a lengthy 25 year limited warranty.  You can read more about the features and view the SInger 7442 on Amazon for further information if you wish.

Owners manual
You may also wish to view the Singer 7442 sewing machine manual for additional information.



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