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Reviews for 2010 | SUPERB™

The SINGER® SUPERB™ sewing machine exceeds all of your creative sewing needs. Make sewing fun and easy with this feature filled machine.

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Singer 2010 is Fantastic!

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Pros: Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use, High Quality

78 out of 79 people found this helpful.

I bought the 2010 two years ago and LOVE it so much I bought 2 more for gifts!

Tips not in manual: As with all top loading drop in bobbin sewing machines make sure the bobbin thread lays across the left part of bobbin after you pull it up with the needle. And it should stay across the bobbin while sewing. If the thread is not laying across top of bobbin, then redo bobbin or your stitches will appear wonky--as if you have tension problems when actually you don't. Use stabilizer under fabric for decorative stitches--and you get so many pretty stitches to choose from too! Use only 'class 15' bobbins-not 15J. Stitches are numbered on pull out cards under machine--I LOVE that you don't have to scroll to find the stitch you want! Manual is easy to follow/understand. This machine is pre-lubricated at the factory so you won't find how to oil it in the manual--you don't have to. All it's great features make this an AWESOME SEWING MACHINE and the price is lower now than it was 2 years ago!

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Love the 2010 sewing machine!!!

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Pros: Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use, High Quality, Manuals Included Are Great

Cons: None

54 out of 55 people found this helpful.

This machine ROCKS! It comes with everything you could need--bought a pink/purple tackle box to hold it all and labeled each compartment with a Sharpie pen to organize all the parts/presser feet. Instruction books have illustrations & are easy to understand--they're the best booklets I've ever recieved with a technical product--and all in English--no wading through different languages!!! Did have what I 'thought' was a tension problem-it wasn't-just didn't have the needle tightened tight enough. Be sure to use 'class 15' (not 15J) bobbins and follow the directions for loading. Jammed bobbin thread means you're using the wrong bobbin, or didn't load correctly. LOVE all the features-being able to sew by pushing buttons to stop, start, needle up or down, speed up or down, etc. I absolutely LOVE this machine and learned it easily after using only my Kenmore for 35 years! I'm an almost 60 year old sewer--if I can figure out how to use this machine to it's full advantage then everyone should be able too. I LOVE IT!

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Worth every penny!

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Pros: Great Features, Easy To Use, High Quality

Cons: Expensive

37 out of 37 people found this helpful.

I received this machine as a gift. Actually, my husband told me to pick any sewing machine I wanted, regardless of price. This is the machine I selected and I'm so glad I did!

This machine sews like a dream. I love all the features and the parts that come with it. I can sew anything without having to purchase additional parts. I've tried some of the embroidery stitches and they're fantastic!

It's a little pricey for the average sewer, but worth every penny. It makes all my projects look so much better and more professional.

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Very Frustrating Machine

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Pros: Great Features

Cons: Complicated

29 out of 37 people found this helpful.

The bobbin thread is driving me crazy.. Everytime I start to stitch, the bobbin knots up, and it is loaded correctly. I've spent so much time seam ripping not to mention the wasted thread. Also, I cannot find bobbins that work in the machine. It says that they are Class 15, but I've bought them, and when trying to wind the thread on the bobbin, the bobbin holder just spins, like the hole in the bobbin is too big. The only ones that seem to work are the 5 that came with the machine. I'm returning the machine ASAP.. I've never had this much trouble with a brand new machine.

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Great machine

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Pros: Good Value, Light Weight, Great Features, Easy To Use, High Quality, Quiet

27 out of 28 people found this helpful.

Had the machine for less than a month but so far I love it. Bought it to replace a 25 yr old Quantum that had seen better days. I chose the Superb as it has many of the same features and more stitches than my old machine, all for less money. Plus, it's weighs less than the old Quantum so I can take it anywhere. The instuction booklet is very easy to understand, which is always a plus. I'm very happy with my Superb.

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2010 Superb

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Pros: Good Value, Great Features, High Quality

Cons: A Little Complicated For Non Computerized Sewer, But Once I Got Started It Was Ok.

21 out of 21 people found this helpful.

My old Singer broke down and I had to find a replacement for it. I liked the idea of an embroidery machine, but I didn't have the "big bucks" to shell out for one. So, I began looking at machines that did basic sewing and also had a few embroidery type stitches. I compared the Brother and the Singer. The Singer was the best buy for the money. At first I was a little bit afraid to learn how to use the computerized machine, but now that I have started ... well, I love it! I trust the Singer product, and know this machine will serve me well.

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2010 Singer

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Pros: Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use, Fun To Use

Cons: Poor Quality, Noisy, Poorly Made With Plastic

17 out of 19 people found this helpful.

My husband saw this machine and encouraged me to get it. After receiving it early in 2010, I discovered that it was very poorly made of plastic. It is very noisy as if it needs to be oiled. It is still very noisy and I wonder if this one was forgotten when they oilled them. The cover plate (located in front of the feed dogs) was cracked where it inserts into the machine as if it was bent in handling. I have used it carefully as to not break it off. This machine would be a big joy to use if it wasn't so noisy. Constant gears grinding, etc. Maybe I am just concerned that it might break because of the noise.
Regardless of my cons with this machine, I would not give it up and I would recommend it to anyone wanting to sew or learn to sew.

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Great sewing machine

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Pros: Good Value, Great Features, High Quality

15 out of 17 people found this helpful.

Just got the machine but love it already!
Read the manual from A to Z and started to sew. It was that easy. I have never used an electronic sewing machine before, and was a bit intimidated by all the buttons and features. But after reading the manual and watching the DVD, I am now sewing like a pro. It has so many wonderful features! I can't wait to put all those decorative stitches on my sewing projects...
My suggestions to everyone; read the manual and watch the DVD as many times as necessary.

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So Happy With The Superb

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Pros: Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use, High Quality

Cons: Would Be Nice To Include A 1/4 Inch Foot.

12 out of 12 people found this helpful.

I had not used a sewing machine in many years. The Superb is superb. It is easy to use and I am impressed with the many accessories that are included with the machine. Since I am doing machine quilting, I had to purchase a 1/4 inch foot. Sewing is very easy and the machine takes care of most of the settings automatically. It is lightweight, which is nice since I take it with me to my quilting circle. I am completely satisfied with this machine.

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Great Machine

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Pros: Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use

10 out of 10 people found this helpful.

Decorative stitches was the key selling point along with the fact it was on sale. Love it. Only drawback is not fitting in old sewing machine table I got from my in-laws. Machine bounces when stitching at high speed. Love this little machine.

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A bit disappointing

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Pros: Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use

Cons: Poor Quality

9 out of 12 people found this helpful.

I really really wanted to love this machine, it has all the fancy features you could possibly need, but i was convinced with the addition of an "eyelet" function, professional looking embroidered eyelets with a myriad of uses were just a touch away, a feature found on machines at double this price.. Sadly, i was disappointed, the feed mechanism on this machine is not accurate enough to perform this task well enough, especially on heavier fabrics, it just embroidered a spiral!! Buttonholes were magnificent, but slow, basic sewing felt weak and un-responsive! Come on Singer, give us an accurate computerized machine with a proper servo-motor, not a kids toy motor!

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Top of the line machine

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Pros: Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use, High Quality, Singer

Cons: Better Instructions On Storing In Memory.

8 out of 9 people found this helpful.

I love my new sewing machine. I am still having a few problems figuring out how to store the stitches in memory mode, and the alphabetic letters in script really don't look right, but I am not sure I am doing it right. I have sewn a quilted throw and very impressed with my machine so far.

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Awsome Machine

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Pros: Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use, High Quality

Cons: More Extensive Info On Cd

6 out of 7 people found this helpful.

I love this machine. Ordered it from HSN in September & missing clear zipper foot from bonus package, got it on 11/05/12. Thanks. Bobbin is quite noisy, will get the silicone disks & see if that helps. Still working on memory programming, not got it yet. Still love it.

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Superb & Easy

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Pros: Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use

5 out of 5 people found this helpful.

I love this machine, however it did not arrive with the instructional DVD as stated, and I cannot find in the great instructional manual how to make the letters and numbers larger than a 1/4 inch?? Can anyone help with this??? Thanks

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Fantastic !

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Pros: Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use, High Quality

4 out of 4 people found this helpful.

Great machine, so happy with my purchase. There is "nothing" not to like about this machine.

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Didn't need a fancy machine, but this one is pretty easy

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4 out of 4 people found this helpful.

I just wanted a basic machine to use once in a while to fix things. This 2010 happened to be a display model marked way down, so I bought it, not knowing if it would be too complex for my basic needs.

I'm glad I bought it. It runs smoothly, is easy to thread and set up following the instructions. The needle threading assistance tool took a couple minutes to figure out, but makes threading the needle very easy. The general instructional CD was pretty interesting and helpful, since I don't know how to sew much.
I still don't need all the electronic features that come with the 2010, but I have played with them. The built in decorative stitches and lettering are pretty basic, but someone might find them useful.
I wouldn't have paid full price for this machine because I don't need all the features, but since it was not much more than a cheap basic machine, I'm very glad I got this one.

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Okay as a fallback

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Pros: Good Value, Great Features, Lightweight, Easy To Carry And Move, Generous Array Of Stitches That Are Easy To Use

Cons: No Luck With Buttonholes

2 out of 3 people found this helpful.

My wonderful Athena 2000 had been having problems, so I decided to buy the 2010 Superb to get through a few projects until I could afford to get the Athena repaired.
The Superb is probably worth the money. It has a good selection of stitches that my older model doesn't have. However, I've been unable to get it to make complete buttonholes which is very disappointing. It is also a little difficult to get the bobbin into the machine and work its thread properly so that it sews correctly, although I think I've mastered that.
It comes with a very well-done DVD which helps a lot since the printed instructions aren't clear enough in some areas.

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CAN'T SAY ENOUGH

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Pros: Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use, High Quality

1 out of 1 people found this helpful.

I grew up with Singer sewing machines but when I got older I purchased a non-singer sewing machine because I thought it was too expensive. I was wrong. After wasting 11 years on a second rate machine that was not a Singer, I purchased this one. Oh my! If I only knew what I was missing. This is by far the best machine that I have used in 11 years and the price was great for the quality of machine that I have purchased. I should have done this A LONG TIME AGO! If your are debating which sewing machine to purchase. Please don't waste away time like I did. If you are going to do something...do it right the first time. Enjoy!

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Superb Review

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1 out of 2 people found this helpful.

I'm not very happy with my Superb. I have had issues with the machine seizing up, then breaking my needle. I can sew for some time, then it seizes up and breaks the needle. I don't even have my foot on the peddle when it happens. I went to where I bought the machine and they said I had to contact Singer directly. They thought it might be a factory defect.

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