Download this update and install on your computer BEFORE installing any Futura software. This update should be installed for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8.
Futura software is NOT compatible with Windows 10.
Singer Futura XL-420 4-in-1 Sewing and Embroidery Machine with BONUS PACKAGE
BONUS PACKAGE INCLUDES: Singer AutoPunch Software, Singer Hyperfont Software, Singer Photostitch Software, Madeira Incredible Threadable Embroidery Box w/ Over 80 Spools of Thread, Trio of Madeira Stabilizer, Floriani Stabilizing Soloutions with Kay Brooks DVD, Floriani , Wilcom Resizing and Conversion Software and 3900 Embroidery Designs
Singer Software Package
Choose, scan and edit images. Choose colors, stitch types and angles. Create beautiful embroidery designs from your favorite clip art, photos, pictures and scanned images. Experience the exciting world of digitizing designs. $499 value.
Create, scan and edit images.
Choose your colors, stitch types and angles.
Determine order of design.
Converts all PC TrueType fonts into embroidery! Easy-to-follow wizards guide you through the whole process. $299 value.
Regular, italic, bold and bold italic fonts.
Choose from different stitch types.
Convert photographs into embroidery designs. Edit images, adjust brightness and contrast. Choose color or monochrome. $299 value.
Additional functionality after AutoPunch. $499 value.
3900 Embroidery Designs
Get started right away with this FREE BONUS Design Collection by Singer. Enjoy 3900 embroidery designs included in this amazing package deal!
Singer Futura XL-420 Software Requirements.
PC with 1 GHZ Intel or AMD Processor.
Windows Operating System. XP / Vista / 7 / 8.
1 Gigabyte of RAM (more recommended).
500 Megabytes (or more recommended) of free hard disk space to install.
Color standard (1024 x 768 pixel, 65,000 colors recommended) VGA adapter with a color VGA monitor.
Microsoft compatible mouse.
USB 1.1 / 2.0.
Incredible Threadable Embroidery Box
Madeira Incredible Threadable Embroidery Box
The remarkable 'Incredible Threadable Box' holds colors separately and allows the spools to be easily removed and replaced, as each color number is printed in each thread pocket. The built-in threading system (Patent Pending) allows you to run the thread directly from the box to the machine without unpacking. This tangle-free system even has a thread cutter built into the handle.
The Madeira Incredible Threadable Embroidery Box contains:
80 Smart Spools of Madeira Rayon embroidery thread (220yds each)
2 spools Bobbinfil thread (1650yds each)
Machine Embroidery Thread Color Guide
Madeira Conversion Chart
Thread Retail Value= $286.50 Incredible Threadable Box with shoulder strap and base
Retail Value= $50 42 embroidery designs on CD
Retail Value= $229 Klasse` Embroidery Needle 5-pack
Retail Value= $4.50 Total Retail Value $570.00
How to use the box as a thread rack:
1. Pull all
colors needed for embroidery design. Place spools in thread chambers in
color order, working left to right on each side. 2.
Pull each thread up from its chamber and through its corresponding
thread guide. For best results thread must feed from the outside of
3. Close the doors and stand up the box on its base to the right of the machine. 4. Grasping all threads at once, clip ends to even using the built-in thread cutters.
machine with first color and begin stitching, repeat for each color.
Thread should feed from right side of box, up and through guides, and
directly into your machine. 6.
Rotate box to access second set of chambers on reverse side. Guides can
be threaded from both sides if you are using both sides of box.
Madeira Stabilizer Package
Enjoy three of Madeira's best selling stabilizers.
Super Strong: 12" x 5.5yds, heavy weight, soft, non woven.
Ideal for embroidery designs with a large number of stitches and/or high stitch density.
Cotton Soft: 12" x 11yds, non-woven with a smooth finish and soft feel.
A wonderful choice for all types of machine embroidery, monogramming, decorative stitching and cut work.
Avalon Film: 12" x 11yds, water-soluble, transparent, clear film only.
Ideal for knits and looped fabrics, such as terry cloth. Prevents stitching from sinking and disappearing into the nap of the fabric.
Floriani Stabilizing Solutions with Kay Brooks DVD
Learn how to use a variety of stabilizers
Learn how to make stabilizers work for you and perform to help make your embroidery look absolutely perfect
Covers a variety of specialty products that every sewing room needs
Variety of Stabilizers Covered Including:
Download FREE Resizing and Conversion Software
FREE Resizing and Conversion Software
TrueSizer is a universal file conversion tool offering full compatibility between industrial and domestic embroidery file formats, as well as full design scalability.
For Creativity that Knows No Limits
The SINGER Futura XL-420 embroidery and sewing machine includes innovative features that allow you to do more than ever before. With an endless hoop, knee lifter for hands-free presser foot lifting, extra-large sewing space for quilting and 200 built-in embroidery designs – including 20 endless designs – it’s just what you need to make your sewing creativity truly limitless.
Convenience features like the SwiftSmart threading system with automatic needle threader, Drop & Sew bobbin system with automatic bobbin thread pick-up, and presser foot sensor make getting started quick and easy. Six StayBright LED lights keep your extra-large sewing space well lit when working on big quilting and sewing projects.
Advanced sewing features like an Independent Bobbin Winding System, Electronic Thread Trimmer, 30 built-in sewing stitches including block letters and numbers ensure that this is a machine you can grow into. 2 Fully Automatic 1-Step Buttonholes provide the perfect finish to garments.
When creating monograms and other embroidery designs the possibilities are endless. With a larger embroidery hoop size of 10” x 6” and multi-hooping capability, you can create designs up to 12 by 20 inches. This fantastic feature and will allow you to embroider large format projects such as table cloths, bedspreads, dresses and more.
Get the same quality embroidery results as high-end embroidery machines but at a fraction of the cost by using your own PC. Simply connect your PC to the Futura XL-420 sewing and embroidery machine via the included USB cable, use the included software with built-in tutorials, and send the design to the machine. Push a button and you're embroidering.
New innovations like a knee lifter for hands-free raising and lowering of the presser foot, 200 built-in all new embroidery designs including 20 endless designs keep you ahead of the curve.
The new Endless Hoop 6.75” x 4” allows you to create border designs on tablecloths, fashions and draperies. With the Quick Release lever, lining up the Endless Design is quick and easy.
Features and Benefits:
Built-In Embroidery Designs
200 Built-In Embroidery Designs Included
Knee Lifter Included
For hands-free raising and lowering of the presser foot
Stippling Embroidery Designs
Easily creates free motion quilting effects with embroidery.
Endless Hoop (6.75” x 4”) Capability
Perfect for creating borders and edgings
Long Arm Design
Provides extra-large sewing space for managing quilts and other bulky projects
Perfect for quilting
Built-in Stippling & Quilt Block Embroidery
FREE Accessories Included
Three Hoops Included
Endless Hoop (6.75” x 4”) for creating borders and edgings, Large Hoop (10” x 6”) with multi-hooping capability, Small Hoop (4” x 4”)
More Features and Benefits:
200 ALL NEW Embroidery Designs
Includes small hoop, large hoop and 20 endless designs
NEW Endless Embroidery Hoop
Create beautiful border and edging designs in this 6.75” X 4” hoop.
Easily create designs larger than one hoop. Large multiple hoop embroidery designs can be easily created on screen providing the sewer with the capability to precisely match stitches and designs.
3 Easy-On Extra-Large Hoops
Includes a 10” X 6” large hoop, 4” X 4” small hoop and 6.75” X 4” endless hoop
Stippling Embroidery Designs
Easily creates free motion quilting effects with embroidery.
Design File Compatibility
The included embroidery software will read these design file types: FHE, XXX, JEF, CHE, HUS, PES, DST, SHV, PEC, EXP, VIP, PCS, PSW & SEW.
Basic Editing of All Designs
Using the embroidery software, you can resize a design, letters or delete part of a design to meet your needs.
Easily Sends Designs to Machine
One icon click in the embroidery software sends the design to your machine
5 Popular Fonts for Monogramming
Select from 5 embroidery fonts to personalize or monogram your projects. Letters can be sized, rotated and shaped with lettering frames such as arc, banner, wave and more.
Create big, bold letters using a running or satin stitch.
Embroidery Software Included
Installation software comes on a handy CD.
Live Software Updates
You can set the embroidery software to check for updates manually or on a set schedule. With a live internet connection, if an update is detected, it will automatically download to your desktop and await installation.
Connects Directly to Computer via USB Cable
By allowing you to use your own computer, this unique innovation gives you the same capabilities of other embroidery machines at a fraction of the cost.
SWIFTSMART™ Threading System
Simply guide the thread directly from the spool to the needle area through a single groove and thread the needle by pressing the threading lever for easy needle threading.
DROP & SEW™ Bobbin System
No need to pull up the bobbin thread manually. Simply insert the bobbin, place the thread in the channel and start sewing.
6 STAYBRIGHT™ LED Lights
With lights on each side of the needle area as well as one light over the large surface to the right of the needle, it is easier to see your work.
30 Built-In Sewing Stitches
6 Basic, 5 Stretch 17 Decorative and 2 Buttonholes. A large variety of stitches for fashion, home décor, quilting and heirloom sewing always ensures the perfect stitch for every project.
2 Fully Automatic 1-Step Buttonholes
Buttonhole sewing is a one-step simple process, providing reliable results every time.
Exclusive Buttonhole Foot with Underplate
This foot sandwiches fabric between a lower plate and the foot to ensure perfect buttonholes on multiple layers of fabric.
The knee lifter allows for hands-free raising and lowering of the presser foot and is vital when appliquéing, embroidering or quilting.
Extra-Large Sewing Space
Plenty of room for your biggest projects with 8.25 inches from the needle to the tower
Programmable Needle Up/Down
The needle can be programmed to stop in the highest up position when your foot is lifted from the controller, making it easier to remove fabric from the machine. The needle can also be programmed to stop in the down position which is ideal for pivoting, appliquéing and quilting.
Perfect for free-motion embroidery, machine embroidery, monograms and attaching buttons without the need to attach a darning plate.
Extra High Presser Foot Lifter
There are two heights to the presser foot lifter. The second height offers a ¼” more clearance, which is needed when placing multiple layers or bulky fabrics under the presser foot.
Stable stitch quality no matter the type of fabric used
Speed Control Lever
Slide the lever on the front of the machine to set the sewing speed from slow to fast. When the foot pedal is used the lever functions as a top speed limiter
Heavy Duty Metal Frame
This rigid support holds all the mechanisms in perfect alignment for skip-free sewing and overall durability.
6.75” X 4” Endless Embroidery Hoop, 10” X 6” embroidery hoop, 4” X 4” embroidery hoop, Knee Lifter, USB Cable, Embroidery Foot, All Purpose Foot, Zipper Foot, Buttonhole Foot with Underplate, Blind Hem Foot, Satin Stitch Foot, Button Sewing Foot, Thread Spool Nets, Thread Spool Caps, Auxiliary Spool Pin, Spool Pin Felt, Scissors, Pack of Needles, Bobbins, Screwdrivers, Seam Ripper / Lint Brush and Vinyl Accessory Bag