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6160

Makes sewing a breeze

The SINGER® 6160 electronic sewing machine boasts features to make sewing a breeze at an affordable price. An automatic needle threader makes threading the eye of the needle a snap. Stitch width and length are set at the optimum setting every time but are fully adjustable for your specific sewing needs. With essential, decorative and stretch stitches included, this machine has the right stitch for every sewing project. Easily convert the sewing machine from a traditional flat bed to a free arm for sewing sleeves, cuffs and other hard to reach areas. Easily secure your stitches with the conveniently located one-touch automatic reverse button.

Get started sewing faster.
  • 60 Built-In Stitches
  • The right stitch: easier sewing with better results. Includes: 8 Basic, 40 Decorative, 8 Stretch and 4 Buttonholes.
  • Automatic Needle Threader
  • Threading the needle is quick and easy.
  • 4 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
  • 3 Snap-on Presser Feet
  • 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.
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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.
outstanding value
Yan Lee | December 31, 2011
Overall Rating
Pros:
Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use, High Quality, Dvd Instructions Included, Quick Start Guide Included, Mechanical Needle Threader Is Awesome, Mechanical Hand Wheel Picks Up Bobbin Thread Or, Touch&release Reverse Switch Pick Up Bobbin Thread

This was a Xmas gift so I used the quick start guide and read the "STOP before returning your Singer sewing machine" warning page before I started to sew. This is a quiet lightweight machine that performs as a flexible heavyweight. no problems with birdsnesting in bobbin area - just use a metal class 15 bobbin, also you need to raise the presser foot when threading the machine - then you lower the presser foot just before you get to the needle.

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frustrating
shandiin dewolfe | January 23, 2012
Overall Rating

I was excited to purchase this machine, but had problems with it from the start. The bobbin does not really snap in place, so you have to cross your fingers that it got inserted properly. When sewing layers of fabric, such as corduroy, the needle jams and thread breaks and it's loud! It also seems to auto-correct or something when using different stitches and that is as annoying as auto-correct anywhere else. I do love Singer, but hate this machine.

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Won't stay threaded
casey macdonald | December 28, 2011
Overall Rating
Pros:
Good Value
Cons:
Poor Quality

I recieved this machine for Christmas and was very excited. I followed all the directions exactly for set up and used all the correct stuff, but it kept unthreading amd birdsnesting in the bobbin area. My grandmother recieved the same machine for christmas and had the same problem. I haven't been able to do one project

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Love this Machine!!!
Leslie Hebert | January 08, 2012
Overall Rating
Pros:
Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use, High Quality

This is my first sewing machine and I have to say that I love this machine! The features are great, I was dreading making button holes & sewing on buttons but with this machine it was a breeze. If you're just starting out like me this is definitely a great machine to have.

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Very good Buy!
Debbie Sewell | December 19, 2011
Overall Rating
Pros:
Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use, High Quality
Cons:
Buttonholer Could Be A Little Easier To Use

Very good machine for the money. Sews better & better made than a machine I paid 2-1/2 times the money for. Buttonholer a little tricky to use, hard to see what you're doing but went okay after the first couuple. Tried hemming jeans first thing and went through all thicknesses without problem, just have to use the correct needle and go slowly at the seams. Very pleased with this machine.

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