Pfaff Ambition Essential Sewing and Quilting Machine
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Pfaff Ambition Essential Sewing and Quilting Machine

Pfaff Ambition Essential  Sewing and Quilting Machine

Call 1-800-401-8151 for details.

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This item can only be purchased locally at our retail location.

Pfaff Ambition Essential Sewing and Quilting Machine with IDT

The Difference is in the Details

Experience the PFAFF® line of sewing machines and feel the difference that makes these sewing machines truly special. The PFAFF® design is unique and as distinctive as the brand itself. Behind the clean lines is the most modern functionality, to take you further. The original IDT™ System, the high resolution touch screen, a variety of beautiful stitches and alphabets - these are just a few of the unique features compared to top competitor machines in this price range.

Be swept away to a world of new possibilities. The difference is in the details! Unique decorative stitches combined with fanciful fringe. The Chenille Foot from PFAFF® makes it easy! Learn more at

Make the comparison. Discover the difference.

Look forward to a generous 200 mm space to the right of the needle. That means relaxed working and lots of space for large amounts of fabric - an advantage for quilters! Thanks to the three LED light sources the complete work surface is optimally illuminated with no shadows. (Two LED lights for ambition essential™ sewing machine)

Product Features and Benefits

Pfaff Ambition Essential Extra presser foot lift

Raises the presser foot to its highest position so that thick fabrics can be placed easily under the presser foot.
Pfaff Ambition Essential Needle up/down

Touch a button to set your needle to automatically stop up or down in the fabric for pivoting, applique and more.
Pfaff Ambition Essential Two LED light sources

Optimized bright lights illuminate your sewing area without shadows.
Pfaff Ambition Essential Touch Screen

View your selections, options and stitch information on-screen with the highest resolution level. All stitches are shown in actual size. Navigating the touch screen (ambition™ 1.5 sewing machine) is easy with the stylus.
Pfaff Ambition Essential Hard cover

Protect your sewing machine when transporting it, and keep it dust free.
Pfaff Ambition Essential 110 stitches

A wide variety of beautiful 7mm stitches, including utility stitches, buttonholes, decorative stitches, quilt stitches, cross stitches and hemstitches.
Pfaff Ambition Essential Accessory tray

To keep all your sewing needs at your fingertips.
Pfaff Ambition Essential PFAFF® design

Built to make sewing easy and to achieve the professional results that sewers want.
Pfaff Ambition Essential Alphabets

Choose from two different font styles: Block and Cyrillic letters.
Pfaff Ambition Essential 29 needle positions

Perfect for topstitching, quilting, inserting zippers and more.
Pfaff Ambition Essential Stitch plate

Markings to the left and right of needle helps you guide your fabric.
Pfaff Ambition Essential Free Arm

Slide off the accessory tray to reveal the free-arm for sewing sleeves and pant legs.

Additional Features

IDT™ System (Integrated Dual Feed)
Absolutely even fabric feed from both the top and bottom. IDT™ System is ideal for the quilter and sewer! IDT™ System works with any stitch in forward or reverse at any stitch length or width. Built right onto the machine, it can be easily engaged or disengaged as needed. Many Pfaff® accessories and presser feet can be used with IDT™ System to ensure even seams with any stitch on any fabric.

Large sewing space
The sewing area to the right of the needle is 200mm, great for large sewing projects.

One-Step buttonhole
Snap on the buttonhole foot and sew repeatable buttonholes smoothly.

Free-motion sewing
Simply attach the optional free-motion presser foot for easy quilting and free-motion stippling.

External feed dog drop
Lower the feed dogs for stippling, free-motion work or darning.

Presser foot pressure
Can be adjusted for specialty techniques or when sewing on light or heavy fabric.

Adjustable thread tension
Depending on the fabric, batting, thread,etc, the thread tension dial can be set to make the threads evenly meet between the two layers of fabric.

Immediate tie-off
When selected the machine will tie-off automatically at the end of a seam for a quick and easy finish.

Mirror image
Flip the stitch from side to side for more creative possibilities.

Combine and save up to 30 stitches and/or letters in the sequence memory.

Integrated needle threader
Makes threading the needle fast and easy.

Snap-on/Snap-off presser feet
Changing is easy - no screws or other tools are needed.

Top loaded bobbin
Easy to access.

Electronic needle piercing power
Full piercing power at any speed with total control.

Pfaff Ambition Essential Accessories Two spool pins
For twin needle sewing or specialty sewing.

Accessory Feet included

  • 0A Standard foot
  • 1A Fancy stitch foot with IDT™
  • 2A Fancy stitch foot
  • 3 Blindhem foot with IDT™
  • 4 Zipper foot with IDT™
  • One-Step Buttonhole foot.

Ambition Essential Downloads

Ambition Essential - Features and Benefits (PDF)

Ambition Essential - Brochure (PDF)

Ambition Essential - Stitch Overview (PDF)