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Have you ever dreamed of owning a sewing and quilting machine that contains all best features of high-end models without the expensive price tag? Consider the SQ9185 Computerized Sewing and Quilting Machine. Loaded with features, this powerhouse machine includes 100 unique built in sewing stitches including utility, decorative, heirloom, and quilting stitches. Also included are 55 alphanumeric stitches for basic monogramming and 8 styles of one-step auto-size buttonholes for perfect buttonholes every time! With an extensive array of included accessories and a wide quilting table, the SQ9185 will accommodate the simplest and most complex projects. Add a convenient Stop/Start Button, an easy-to-use Speed Control, a large backlit LCD display, a handy Flip Stitch Guide and you are ready to go!
  • 130 Built-in Stitches, Including 8 Styles of 1-stop Auto-size Buttonholes
  • Large Backlit LCD Display for Easy Viewing in Low Light
  • Brightly Lit LED Work Area
  • Advanced Easy Needle Threading System
  • Variable Speed Control and Start/Stop Button
  • Smooth Fabric Feeding Utilizing 7-point Feed Dogs
  • Drop Feed for Free Motion Quilting
  • Wide Table Included
  • Super Easy Bobbin Winding System
  • Needle Position Button
Basic Features back to top
Stitch Select LED Stitch Selection
Lighting LED
Number of Needles 1
Needle Threading System Automatic
Thread Tension Manual
Easy Bobbin Winding Yes
Thread Sensor Upper Thread and Bobbin Sensors
Automatic Thread Cutter Yes
Quick-Set™ Bobbin Yes
Full USB No

Sewing Features back to top
Maximum Sewing Speed (Stitches Per Minute) 850
Knee Lifter No
Feed Dog 7
Built-in Sewing Stitches (Includes Buttonhole Styles) 140
Buttonhole Styles 8 (One-step)
Built-in Sewing Lettering Fonts 1
Stitch Width 7mm
Stitch Length 5mm
My Custom Stitch™ Feature No
Presser Foot Pressure Adjustment Yes
Drop Feed/Free Motion Yes
Free Motion Quilting Foot Optional (additional purchase required)
Built-in Quilting Stitches Yes
Included Quilting Feet Optional (additional purchase required)
Free Arm Yes
Table Yes
Specialty Feet Included Yes (Additional feet may be available, see Optional Accessories)

Carton Contents back to top
Accessory Storage Built-in
Included Accessory Feet Buttonhole foot, Button sewing foot, Overcasting foot, Zipper foot, Monogramming foot, Blind stitch foot, Zigzag foot, Walking foot, Quilting foot, 1/4" Quilting foot, Quilting guide
Table Yes
Other Included Accessories Accessory bag with needle set, twin needle, ballpoint needle, seam ripper, cleaning brush, screwdriver, extra spool pin, bobbins (4), bobbin clip, eyelet punch, Instructional DVD, Operation manual
Foot Controller Yes

Warranty 25 year limited warranty
Machine Dimensions (H x W x D) 11.48" x 6.69" x 16.02"
Machine Weight 9.9 lbs
Shipping Dimensions (H x W x D) 14.25" x 12.38" x 19.38"
Shipping Weight 16.1 lbs
UL/CSA Listed Yes, 110v

Product Reviews

2 of 4 people would recommend this product.

Overall Rating: 5 out of 5
Love this machine
February 15, 2014
By quilter
This is a great machine to take to my quilting classes! Loaded with accessories. For the price you can't beat this. It sews great and seems durable. I have owned it for 6months now and am very satisfied. My quilting instructor ask about it at our first class and remarked that she loved my machine.
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Overall Rating: 5 out of 5
SQ9185
January 4, 2014
By denalilady from Anchorage, Alaska
I like very itmuch for working in quilting for my grandkids. It took my only an hour to learn to use. I just wish I could use more feet. I could not find anywhere about those. The only negative thing is that the fonts are only in one size, very small.
I am also visually impaired and I can thread the whole machine without too much trouble.
Expertise Advanced Amateur
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Overall Rating: 4 out of 5
Great machine BUT slightly disappointed
December 23, 2013
By Hausch from Northwest Ohio
I've had this about a week but there are two things I'm super disappointed with thus far. The machine functions great, has a bunch of cool features, and came with some awesome tools. HOWEVER the bartack setting doesn't work on thicker fabrics and MOST disappointing is that the font setting for the letters only comes in one small size! YOU CANNOT ENLARGE THE LETTERS!! The picture that was on the outside of the box features big letters sewn onto items. NOT COOL! That was one of the main reason's I ordered this sewing machine. >:(
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Overall Rating: 3 out of 5
False Advertising?
December 20, 2013
By MalteseDuck from UT
The machine seems fairly nice and easy to use, so I want to rate it higher because of that, but on the specifications page it says:

Thread Sensor: Upper Thread and Bobbin Sensors
Automatic Thread Cutter: Yes

These were some of the features we were looking for and what narrowed down our search to this machine. It seemed like a lot of nice features for the price, especially the bobbin sensor since we often run out of the lower thread and it causes problems we have to then fix.

Unfortunately, this machine did not have these two features we are looking for. We are kind of upset because we did a lot of research and comparison of the specs of different machines and we didn't end up with what we thought we did.

Please update the specifications tab to correctly represent what this is. If you are fine not having these features then it is a fairly nice machine for the price.
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Use Home (Personal Use)
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