Creating one-of-a-kind projects has never been easier.

The SINGER® FASHION MATE™ sewing machine is perfect for the budding fashionista. With essential features including automatic needle threader, easy top drop-in bobbin system, bright LED work lights, easy push button stitch selection and automatic stitch length and width, creating one-of-a-kind sewing projects has never been easier. It also boasts 70 built-in stitches including six fully automatic 1-step buttonholes allow you to customize garments and crafts and 5 bonus presser feet, an assortment of decorative stitches, a handy free arm and a darning plate for free motion sewing and quilting. Creative sewing projects are limited only by your imagination.

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  • 70 Built-In Stitches
  • Includes 8 Basic, 8 Stretch, 48 Decorative and 6 Fully Automatic Buttonholes. A large variety of stitches for all types or sewing, such as fashion sewing, quilting, heirloom, crafts, home and decorative sewing
  • Push-Button Stitch Selection
  • Select the desired stitch with just a simple push of a button. Optimum settings for length, width and tension are set automatically.
  • 6 Fully Automatic 1-Step Buttonholes
  • Buttonhole sewing is a one step simple process.
  • Automatic Needle Threader
  • Sewing's biggest timesaver!
  • StayBright™ LED Light
  • The lamp illuminates the sewing surface for optimal viewing.
  • Automatic Tension
  • This system ensures excellent stitch quality, whatever type of fabric is being used.
  • Top Drop-In Bobbin System with Clear View Cover
  • This mechanism incorporates a magnet type vertical axis rotating hook that ensures smooth, quiet, thread jam-resistant sewing.
  • Snap-On Presser Feet
  • Change from one to another effortlessly with snap-on feet. No need for screwdrivers to change feet.
  • Automatic Locking Straight Stitch Function
  • Tie-off straight stitches with just a push of a button. Reinforcing the beginning and end of the seam prevents unraveling.
  • Tacking Stitch with Auto Tie-Off Function for Decorative Stitches
  • Tie-off decorative stitches, at the beginning and end of a stitch sequence, with just a push of a button.
  • Automatic Reverse
  • Push the conveniently located Automatic Reverse Button to sew stitches in reverse.
  • Up to 6mm Stitch Width
  • Most stitches can be set for a maximum width of 6mm. When sewing decorative stitches or satin stitches, the wide stitches are bolder and more pronounced.
  • Easy Threading
  • Thread a machine in 6 seconds! Just follow the arrows on the machine...and you are threaded in a snap.
  • Sewing Speed
  • With a maximum sewing speed of 750 stitches-per-minute, projects can be sewn quickly.
  • Automatic Presser Foot Pressure
  • The amount of pressure exerted on the fabric by the presser foot against the feed dogs is automatic. Sew from the lightest weight tricots to the heaviest denim, without making presser foot adjustments.
  • Automatic Bobbin Winding Clutch Needle Bar
  • Automatically disengages when winding the bobbin, making bobbin winding safer because the needle won’t move up and down.
  • Bobbin Winder Stop
  • Bobbin will automatically stop turning when the bobbin is completely filled. Never worry about overfilling a bobbin again.
  • Automati Stitch Length & Width
  • Optimal settings for length and width are automatically adjusted when choosing a stitch. Stitch length and width can be overridden to personalize projects.
  • Center Zigzag Taper
  • When tapering with the zigzag stitch, the stitch tapers to the center, not the left or right. This provides a more attractive look when tapering into or out of a point.
  • Twin Needle Capability
  • When using a twin needle (optional), selected stitches can be adjusted for twin needle sewing by reducing the stitch width.
  • 13 Needle Positions
  • Needle position can be changed for individual projects, such as inserting zippers or cording and topstitching.
  • Optimum Power Control
  • This feature is most useful when sewing through multiple (6-8) fabric layers.
  • Extra-High Presser Foot Lifter
  • There are 2 heights to the presser foot lifter. The second height offers more clearance, which is needed when placing multiple layers of bulky fabric under the presser foot.
  • 6-Segment Feeding System
  • This is a specially designed feed dog that ensures that the fabric is picked up and supported from the front of the presser foot to the rear. This makes for much more accurate feeding.
  • Heavu Duty Metal Frame
  • The internal skeleton of the sewing machine. This rigid support holds all the mechanisms in perfect alignment for perfect, skip-free sewing.
  • On Board Storage
  • Accessories are always handy.
  • Included Accessories
  • All-Purpose Foot, Zipper Foot, Buttonhole Foot, Blind Hem Foot, Satin Stitch Foot, Auxiliary Spool Pin, Spool Pin Felt Discs (2), Thread Spool Caps (3), Screwdriver, Bobbins (Class 15J), Package of Needles, Seam Ripper/Lint Brush, Darning Plate, Quick Start Guide, Instruction Manual, Foot Pedal, Power Cord.
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What others are saying.
7256/ Fashion Mate
Diana Melanson | November 03, 2015
Overall Rating
Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use

I have only used my new sewing machine a few time now as I haven't had it long. I am anxious to use all the new stitches. It runs nice and smooth. I like the needle threader but, I am still practicing with that. So far it has been running good. I have been making Christmas gifts for my great grand children.

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No Mate for me
Yolande Bergeron | November 02, 2015
Overall Rating
A Poor Machine
Poor Quality

I do not like it at all. WHY???

When you want a specific stich, it takes a long time.Singer should have put a computerize panel behind the stiches panel.The button hole stiches should be starting at the top and on the side...The self threading DOES NOT WORK.The light is poor.

The satin stich is no good.

I cannot find a leght for finishing the dorder of the material.I cannot effort a SERGER"

I WISH I HAD MY FUTURA 2001.It was my perfect MATE for 38 years.It was a BEAUTIFULL MACHINE. I did all my complains for Fashion Mate 7256 without any problem also it automaticly bobine the thread in the machine.

SINGER, I guest I have to live with it until I have more money.

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casual user, heavy duty projects
Richard Glass | October 27, 2015
Overall Rating
Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use, High Quality

I have used the 7256 for some heavy duty sewing: making a sailboat cover from a canvas drop cloth, making decorative camera bags for grand-daughters from canvas and heavy vinyl cloth, extending heavy straps on life preservers. in all cases the machine was easy to use and did a good job of sewing through multiple layers of the heavy materials.

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Great Machine!
Kylie Wommack | October 22, 2015
Overall Rating
Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use, High Quality

It runs so smoothly! I love all of the stitch options. It is built sturdy, and I believe it will last. All around great machine, and I love it!

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Sorry for that Fashion Mate
Yolande Bergeron | October 06, 2015
Overall Rating

I am so sorry to have purchase this sewing machine. When you use a stich over 10 I have to close the machine to bring it back to -0-. The stich for embroyderie (I do a lot of appliqués) it is very difficult to produce the Satin stich.

I had the wonderfull Futura 2001 for 39 years.Unfurtunately it died over night. I did not have 60+stiches but I had never had a problem also the machine came with a complete boxe of foot and all made in metal. It is true the price is not comparable but the Fashion Mate 7256 If I could dispose of it I would.

I am very delusion with Singer for this product.

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