Singer 9960 Quantum Stylist Sewing Machine review

Singer 9960 is an ultimate advanced sewers’ machine. It has quite a lot features at a good price.



Singer 9960 Quantum Stylist Features
  • 600 built-in stitches
  • One touch automatic thread cutter
  • ¬†Auto-pilot feature
  • Automatic needle threader

Singer 9960 User Review

Singer 9960 review

Sewing Machine Reviews Recommendation Level : HIGH

Singer 9960 is definitely one of the best sewing machines available in USA, if not the best. This sewing machine suits a pro user. If you sew a lot and you want a workhorse, this is the one you are looking for. Its high end features adds great value for this product. Singer 9960 comes with 600 built in stitches including 5 alphabets to chose from.

User Manual

The user manual that comes with  Singer 9960 is simple and easy to understand.

Usability

Singer 9960 is an easy to use sewing machine. There is nothing confusing about this product. You can mirror image with just a touch of a button, which is a very cool feature. The elongation button helps you to elongate the stitches for up to 5 times. The variety of stitches makes projects look professional and polished.

You can easily sew button holes in one step. Singer 9960 provides 13 buttonhole styles to chose from. The buttonhole under plate ensures that the buttonholes are in perfect shape. Quantum stylist will automatically recommend the presser foot for a particular type of stitch, so no guess work is required. The machine is quiet as well, may be the quietest you could ever find.

The heavy duty metal frame provides perfect alignment and durability. Singer 9960 Quantum Stylist works equally well with heavy and light fabrics, may be one of the reason why professional sewers choose this one. When you finish sewing, you just need to press the automatic thread cutter button and the machine will cut the top end bobbin thread, which saves time.

The Dual LED lights illuminate the work area quite well. The LCD screen works great. It is easier to transport this machine as well. The large selection of presser feet (18 of them) is more than enough to satisfy an advanced user. The included extension table provides larger working space. The extension table comes really handy when you are dealing with larger projects. The auto tension system in Singer 9960 ensures stable stitch quality.

The auto-pilot feature is pretty cool. You press a button and the machine finishes off for you, how cool is that? The speed control feature gives you a grip on the overall sewing process.

Common Issues And Complaints

The first few batches of Singer 9960 had bobbin jamming issue, which was fixed by a recent product upgrade.

Pros
  • Automatic thread cutting, thread tension
  • 600 built-in stitches
  • Easy to use
  • Perfect stitches
  • Works great for advanced users
  • Variety of accessories
Cons
  • Slightly expensive
Overall, Singer 9960 Quantum Stylist Sewing Machine will work for you, if you can make use of all the extravagant features that it comes with. Now it is listed among Sewing Machine Reviews list of ‘Machines You Can Buy With Your Eyes Shut’. If you want a sewing machine with some basic features, you may consider some cheaper ones like Singer Quantum Stylist 7258 which you can get at almost half the price.It also won ‘Women’s Choice Award’ for the best home sewing machine in America. If you are an advanced user, you should definitely consider Singer 9960.