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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
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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.
Problem with bobbin thread
Theresa Lopez | July 17, 2015
Overall Rating
Good Value

It was sewing great, then all of a sudden the bobbin thread started tangling. Cannot find the problem. I need to fix this in order to continue sewing. Any suggestiions?

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Getting to know my Singer Sewmate
Maureen Thompson | June 24, 2015
Overall Rating
Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use, High Quality

I bought a factory serviced Singer Sew Mate from Amazon. I have used sewing machines since I was a child and I am now a senior citizen. I have an older Singer and two even older Brother machines. The oldest Brother actually does some fancy decorative and stretch stitches and the older Singer does some stretch stitches too. I wanted something a bit more sophisticated but not outrageously expensive as I already have three machines. This fitted the bill and I absolutely love it. I did watch the video that came with it and I also watched some videos on presser feet. I purchased a Singer Ruffler foot and a Singer gathering foot for it. I already had some presser feet including a Singer walking foot for quilting and it works well with it too even though it is not quite the right one for this model. Some of the Brother feet work on it also as they too are low shank. I have tried it a few times and spent a lot of time trying the different stitches and using the presser feet. I did get the bird's nesting under the bobbin when I forgot to put down the presser handle when trying the ruffler foot. It was purely user error and not the fault of the machine. I will continue to use it and will update my review when I have made a skirt for my grand daughter that I have purchased the fabric and notions for.

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Linda Hyre | May 11, 2015
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Was kind of "taken in" by the words "automatic threader." Not automatic! I have not been able to use this feature since purchasing the machine a month ago. Have to use a magnifying glass to be able to see to thread the machine. I suggest Singer change the wording here. No other problems. Still finding my way around it.

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Wonderful product !!!!!!
Barbara Jackson | April 29, 2015
Overall Rating
Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use, High Quality

I am very pleased with this product. It is easy to operate and not expensive to purchase. Always finding new things to sew.

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Patricia Norenberg | April 24, 2015
Overall Rating
Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use, High Quality, Worth Purchasing

This is the first brand new Singer I've ever owned and it is FANTASTIC. I love everything about it. You will too. Easy to learn, easy to use, manual is easy to understand and it comes with accessories.

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Watch and learn.

SINGER® SEW MATE™ 5400 Sewing Machine Stitches

This SINGER sewing machine features 60 built-in stitches.

SINGER® SEW MATE™ 5400 Sewing Machine Buttonhole

Create buttonholes for your project in 1 easy step!

SINGER® SEW MATE™ 5400 Sewing Machine Needle Threader

Threading the needle is a breeze with the automatic needle threader.

SINGER® SEW MATE™ 5400 Sewing Machine Automatic Tension

This SINGER sewing machine features auto tension.

SINGER® SEW MATE™ 5400 Sewing Machine Variable Needle Positions

Variable needle positions provide more control of stitch placement.

SINGER® SEW MATE™ 5400 Sewing Machine Stitch Length & Width

When you choose a stitch on this SINGER sewing machine, the optimum stitch length and width is set for you.

SINGER® SEW MATE™ 5400 Sewing Machine HD Metal Frame

This SINGER sewing machine's inner frame is constructed of heavy duty metal.

SINGER® SEW MATE™ 5400 Sewing Machine Accessories

This SINGER sewing machine comes with a variety of presser feet and accessories.

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