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6180 | BRILLIANCE™

The features you need to express your creativity.

See your creativity become a reality with the new SINGER® BRILLIANCE™ sewing machine line. Got an idea? Create fun projects like clothing, handbags and much more with this machine. Style is easy to achieve with numerous built-in stitches and multiple snap-on presser feet. If you’re inspired, you can make it!

Get started sewing faster.
  • 80 Built-In Stitches
  • The right stitch: easier sewing with better results. Includes: 8 Basic, 58 Decorative, 8 Stretch and 6 Buttonholes
  • Automatic Needle Threader
  • Threading the needle is quick and easy.
  • 6 Fully Automatic 1-Step Buttonholes
  • Buttonhole sewing is a one-step simple process, providing reliable results every time. Each side of the buttonhole is sewn in the same direction creating beautifully balanced buttonholes.
  • Push Button Stitch Selection
  • Easily select your desired stitch with the push of a button.
  • Automatic Stitch Width & Length
  • The right stitch setting every time. Automatic settings for width and length may be overridden to personalize stitch size.
  • Up to 6.5 mm Stitch Width
  • Many stitches can be set for a maximum width of 6.5 mm creating attractive satin and decorative stitches.
  • Automatic Tension
  • Automatically keeps stitches balanced and even.
  • Heavy Duty Metal Frame
  • This rigid support holds all the mechanisms in perfect alignment for precise sewing and durability.
  • Extra-High Presser Foot Lifter
  • Offers more clearance, which is needed when placing multiple layers of bulky fabric under the presser foot
  • Automatic Presser Foot Pressure
  • Easily sew the lightest weight tricots to the heaviest denim without the need for presser foot pressure adjustments.
  • 13 Needle Positions
  • Needle position can be changed for individual projects, such as inserting zippers or cording and topstitching.
  • Automatic Reverse
  • Push the conveniently located automatic reverse button to sew in reverse and reinforce the stitch.
  • Sewing Speed
  • With a maximum sewing speed of 750 stitches-per-minute, projects can be sewn quickly.
  • Free Arm
  • Provides easy access to cuffs, collars, pant hems and other smaller or difficult-to-reach areas
  • 8 Snap-on Presser Feet
  • Expands your creative sewing possibilities. Quick release for easy on and off!
  • Included Accessories
  • All-Purpose Foot, Zipper Foot, Buttonhole Foot, Pack of Needles, Bobbins, Thread Spool Caps, Auxiliary Spool Pin, Spool Pin Felt, Darning Plate, Needle Plate Screwdriver, Seam Ripper / Lint Brush and Soft-Sided Dust Cover.
  • On Board Storage
  • The accessories are conveniently stored in the removable storage compartment providing easy access.
Get started sewing faster.
Download the instruction manual for this machine.
Download the quick-start guide.
Download the product sheet for a printable list of all of the features and accessories
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What others are saying.
Bummed
charlie smith | May 09, 2014
Overall Rating
Pros:
Great Features
Cons:
Poor Quality, Poor Quality Control At Factory.

I think this would have been a great machine, unfortunately there was a defect at the factory, and it would not work out of the box. There was a problem with the buttonhole lever switch, and without this switch working, the machine will not sew, just beep.

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Don't buy
Ruth Murphy | April 25, 2014
Overall Rating
Pros:
Nothing
Cons:
Poor Quality

If I could give this machine a ZERO rating I would. The automatic tension doesn't work. Bottom stitch to loose and no way to adjust it manually. I have already had it repaired once and it's doing the same thing AGAIN. Now not under warranty. DON'T BUY. I only use this machine about 4-6 times a year.

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This Machine is a Delight!
Theressa Rice | March 07, 2014
Overall Rating
Pros:
Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use, High Quality
Cons:
Separate The Languages In The Manual.

I have been sewing since I was fourteen when I was given a Featherweight by my grandmother. I recently wanted to try my hand at something newer with multiple features so I read up on and opted for a more sophisticated Singer and the 6180 Brilliance seemed to have the right combination of stitches, speed & weight. Grandma "Featherweight" is in the closet now because the 6180 is my new champion. I read many reviews on Amazon & here and I was skeptical after I got it home but I've made dresses, done alterations and sewed through thick layers of fabric. When I got it, I read the manual then fired it up after loading a bobbin & threading the machine. I think it's important to read the manual and get the machine threaded properly. I tried out all of the stitches and wanted to make sure it would perform the way I needed otherwise I was going to go with Plan B ("Buy" a different machine). Overall, I've had no complaints and would recommend this machine to family & friends. Many thanks to Singer for helping me put miles of stitches on their machines. My only suggestion would be to separate the languages in the manual so that it reads easier. Other than that minor complaint this machine is just the upgrade that I need. Delightful!!! - Sweet Rice Tea

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It gets the job done.
Katherine Goyeau | December 30, 2013
Overall Rating
Pros:
Good Value, Great Features
Cons:
Complicated

I love my machine. I've had it for 2 years now. It does exactly what I need it to do. There's only a couple things I don't like about it. 1. Sometimes it has a problem where the top thread doesn't get threaded correctly, even though I've threaded it over a hundred times so I know I'm doing it right, and to fix it I just have to keep rethreading the top thread until it works. 2. I learned to sew like ten years ago on my moms machine which had a top bobbin insert so the side bobbin insert was hard to get right when I first got the machine but after doing it for so long I could probably do it blindfolded now.

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Needles
William Ritzmand | November 28, 2013
Overall Rating

To be honest, I thought this model would be relatively easy to master, after years of using my much older electric model Singer, from the late 1960's. But so far, I've struggled a bit with the manual (very little detailed information about the machine) and I've managed to break 3 of the included needles. I'm not down and out, just yet. I've managed to tackle a few sample pieces of material by sewing seams and creating hems. Every now and again, I notice that the needle housing jams while in the down position, forcing me to turn the machine off (this is how the needles broke) Guess I'm going to be looking for new needles before the weekend is over.

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