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5400 | SEW MATE™

This sewing machine really packs a punch!

With features including automatic needle threader, 60 built-in stitches, automatic tension, variable needle positions and 4 fully automatic 1-step buttonholes, project possibilities are endless. The heavy duty metal frame provides for overall durability and skip-free sewing. The included Stitch Guide details how and when to use the included stitches.  A handy Quick Start Guide and Machine Intro DVD will help you get started in no time!

Get started sewing faster.
  • 60 Built-In Stitches
  • 8 Essential / Basic Stitches, 40 Decorative Stitches, 8 Stretch Stitches & 4 Buttonholes
  • Automatic Needle Threader
  • Sewing’s biggest timesaver! Easily threads the needle without frustration or eye strain.
  • Automatic Tension
  • Automatically keeps stitches balanced and even regardless of fabric type
  • Automatic Stitch Length & Width
  • Automatic settings for stitch length & width can be overridden to personalize projects
  • Push Button Stitch Selection
  • Easily select your desired stitch with a push of a button
  • 4 Styles of Fully Automatic 1-Step Buttonholes
  • Professional, perfectly balanced buttonholes at the touch of a button
  • Variable Needle Positions
  • Allows for precise top stitching and more control of stitch placement
  • Machine Intro DVD
  • A complete introduction to sewing and sewing machines
  • Stitch Guide
  • A handy stitch pattern guide is included to tell you when and how to use included stitches
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Set up your machine in just 5 minutes with this handy reference tool
  • Snap-On Presser Feet
  • Easily change presser feet without use of a screwdriver
  • On-Board Storage
  • The accessories are conveniently stored in the removable sewing table providing easy access to accessories
  • Automatic Reverse
  • Push the conveniently located Automatic Reverse Button to sew in reverse and reinforce the stitch
  • Automatic Presser Foot Pressure
  • Easily sew the lightest weight tricots to the heaviest denim without the need for presser foot pressure adjustments
  • Sewing Speed
  • With a maximum sewing speed of 750 stitches-per-minute, projects can be sewn quickly
  • Extra-High Presser Foot Lifter
  • Offers more clearance when placing multiple layers of bulky fabric under the presser foot
  • Free Arm
  • Provides easy access to cuffs, collars, pant hems and other smaller or difficult-to-reach areas
  • Heavy Duty Metal Frame
  • This rigid support holds all the mechanisms in perfect alignment for precise sewing and durability
  • Automatic Bobbin Winding Clutch
  • The needle bar automatically disengages when winding the bobbin. This keeps the needle from moving up and down while winding the bobbin making bobbin winding safer.
  • Up to 6.5 mm Stitch Width
  • Select stitches can be set for a maximum width of 6.5 mm creating attractive satin and decorative stitches.
  • Horizontal Threading
  • Placing the thread spool in the horizontal position allows for the thread to feed more evenly, reducing poor stitch formation and thread breakage.
  • Included Accessories
  • All-Purpose Foot, Zipper Foot, Buttonhole Foot, Pack of Needles, Bobbins (Class 15), Thread Spool Cap, Auxiliary Spool Pin, Spool Pin Felt, Darning Plate, Needle Plate Screwdriver, Seam Ripper / Lint Brush, Soft-Sided Dust Cover, Instruction Manual with Stitch Guide, Foot Control, Machine Intro DVD, Power Cord
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.
Not the Best!
Sandra Cook | July 16, 2012
Overall Rating
Good Value, Great Features
Poor Quality, Complicated, Don't Stand Up To Its Name

My Sew Mate is not what I expected. It does not sew the way other Singers do.My stitches make poor patterns ,even the zigzag sews straight half the time . It knots and tangles on reverse. And I can't trust it to do any top stitch work because it looks so bad.I hate to say anything about a Singer product, but I am very dissatisfied with my new machine. I don't like the pressure foot lifter on the under side,or the fact that I can't buy attachments for it.

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Wonderful value.
Kathleen McAllister | May 09, 2012
Overall Rating
Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use, High Quality

Easy to use, very user friendly. Wonderful to sew with.

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Would be perfect if it was PURPLE lol
Shauntrisa Aldridge | July 24, 2012
Overall Rating
Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use, High Quality

I have been sewing for years. I recently got back into it pretty heavily. I decided it was time to get a new machine and I'd heard great things about the Singer products. My last machine was a Brother. I see now why Singer has such a good reputation. I LOVE this machine! It's easy to use and sews beautifully. It's also a great price for the features you get. The only thing I wish I could change is that it's green. My favorite color is purple LOL.

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Great machine
Erin Auman | June 14, 2012
Overall Rating
Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use, High Quality

I've had this machine for a couple days and have used it everyday. This is my first sewing machine and I am very pleased with it. I haven't had any issues with it and it sews great and is very easy to use. I highly recommend!

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I Adore It
mari ansalso | December 01, 2012
Overall Rating
Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use

So I decided to buy my first sewing machine knowing absolutely nothing about sewing or sewing machines. I hopped over to my Walmart and purchased a comparable Brother model, got it home and began setting up. I got as far as putting the bobbin into the case and pulling the lower thread up and that's where the process began to fall apart. First, the design of the bobbin shuttle is such that you cannot see what you are doing to thread it. Add to this the fact that mine was faulty (I did not know this for a long time though because I had no experience with sewing machines) and the whole thing became frustrating beyond belief. Early the next morning I took the "BOTHER" back and exchanged it for my singer that I have now. Best of all I can not only see the bobbin case, I can remove it from the shuttle. Every other feature is fantastic as well, again I had NO experience with sewing machines. Thank you Singer, for redeeming the entire craft of sewing in my eyes,

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