Singer SE300 Legacy Sewing Machine Review
The Singer SE 300 Legacy is a stylish new sewing and embroidery machine that represents a new era in sewing machines. The new design includes a wide range of stitches and other features so that the sewer always has the choices they need to create the perfect project design. Ease of use and versatility combine to make the Singer Legacy a good choice for sewers who are branching out into embroidery for the first time as well as those who have various degrees of sewing and embroidery experience.
The Singer sewing machine boasts an impressive 250 built-in stitches that give sewers more choices for every type of projects they do. Of these, there are 10 OneTouch basic stitches, 8 basic stitches, and 7 stretch stitches that make it easy for beginners to learn and excel at their craft. The stitches also include 14 fully automatic buttonholes, 23 elongation stitches, 30 heirloom stitches, 18 satin stitches, and 22 quilting stitches for those with more experience who want to venture out into new, more creative areas of sewing.
High-Speed Sewing and Embroidery
Even the most advanced sewers can be brought to a halt with a sewing machine that doesn’t work quickly enough. The SE300 sews regular stitches at 800 stitches per minute and embroiders at 700 stitches per minute for fast efficient completion of every project.
Setting the machine to embroider or sew in the stitch of choice is fast and easy with the generous LCD touchscreen. This feature saves time by allowing you to go back and forth between stitch sizes or styles with by touching the screen.
Downloadable, Updatable Software
Complimentary software is available to add even more options to the creative stitch designs. The software can be easily updated online so the sewing machine continues to grow with the seamstress.
Extra-Large Embroidery Area
The generous 10-1/4” x 6” hoop allows more room for creating larger-than-average embroidery designs. There is also a 7-7/8” work area with a wider needle-to-tower area for easier maneuvering of larger projects.
Bobbin Winding while Embroidering
This feature prevents the user from stopping to rewind when the bobbin unexpectedly runs out of thread. The machine automatically takes care of the problem without the need to stop to rewind and then start over.
Simple Thread Features
The Singer Legacy is equipped with automated adjustable thread tension, a built-in needle threader, and thread cutter so that managing thread while sewing takes little more than a thought. There is also an upper thread sensor that signals when the thread is getting low.
Multiple Embroidery Designs
The Singer SE300 includes an impressive 200 embroidery designs and 6 alphabet options that allow the sewer to turn any project into a canvas for their artwork and add personalization.
Staybright™ LED Lights
View every stitch in perfect detail with the 3 LED light system to illuminate the entire project.
USB Stick Embroidery Design Transfer
The included USB stick allows users to save designs from their computer and transfer to the sewing machine. Save favorites for re-use later on.
The Singer Legacy comes with a large 10-1/4” x 6” and small 4” x 4” snap-on embroidery hoops, ten snap-on presser feet including a buttonhole foot with underplate, a quilting bar, thread spool net, spool pin felt, thread spool caps, auxiliary spool pin, screwdrivers, lint brush, bobbins, needles, and USB embroidery stick.
The Singer Legacy is highly versatile as a sewing machine, embroidery machine, and for adding monograms. It is easy to operate and gives the buyer the option to add even more designs by downloading from online. The built-in stitches are marked on the top cover for easy selection.
Some buyers thought the initial set-up of the machine was a little confusing but those who referred to the included Instruction Manual found the answers they needed to get started.
The Singer SE 300 is fast and easy to use without the need for classes or instructional videos. Most buyers felt that the machine performed exceptionally well and that the Singer Legacy offers a good value for the price.
Most places where the Singer Legacy is offered for sale have the machine priced between $1,200 and $1,600 but buyers can find the best prices at Amazon.