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PFAFF® Quilt Expression™ 4.2

Realize how exciting modern quilting can be. Exceptional quilting features are just waiting to be discovered.

Quilting is one of the most exciting forms of artistic expression. It needs a sewing machine which fulfills quilters‘ needs and gives their imagination free rein. Let your creativity run free as you experience the quilt expression™ 4.2 sewing machine. Realize how exciting modern quilting can be!
  • The Original IDT™ System - Integrated Dual Feed only from PFAFF® for over 45 years! A PFAFF® exclusive feature that delivers absolutely even fabric feed from both the top and the bottom, and ensures perfect seams on all fabrics.
  • Automatic Presser Foot Lift - Raises the presser foot instantly when the needle is set to stop down and/or at the end of a seam after a thread snip.
  • Thread Snips - Automatically cut top and bobbin threads, pulling thread ends to the back side of fabric.
  • Electronic Knee-Lift - Raises the presser foot with an easy movement, allowing you to keep your hands on your project.
  • Quilt Stitches - Enjoy quilting with 47 different quilt stitches, with a beautiful hand-stitched character.
  • Start/Stop - Sew without the foot control – Makes sewing long seams, free-motion and buttonholes easy.
  • A Wide Variety of Beautiful Stitches - Select from over 250 stitches. Includes utility stitches, buttonholes, 9mm wide
  • decorative stitches, quilt stitches, cross stitches and hemstitches.
  • 2 Built-In Sewing Fonts - Choose from 2 fonts (Comic and Outline) to personalize your project.
  • Tapering on all 9mm Decorative Stitches - Taper at the beginning and/or at the end of any stitch. Change the angle of taper for unlimited opportunities.
  • Mirror Image of Stitches - Flip the stitch side to side and/or end to end for even more possibilities.
  • Stitch Positioning - Moves complete stitch right or left to easily align decorative stitches.
  • Three Free-motion Modes - different modes for free-motion quilting, thread painting or darning. Select the best mode for your specific technique.
  • Needle Up/Down - Set needle to stop up or down in the fabric for pivoting, appliqué and more.
  • Sensormatic Buttonhole - Buttonhole columns are sewn in the same direction for precise stitch quality.
  • 37 Needle Positions - For exact placement of your straight stitch.
  • Stitch Width Safety - Select the Stitch Width Safety to eliminate needle breakage with straight stitch accessories.
  • Twin Needle Program - Enter twin needle size to automatically adjust the stitch width. See the twin needle stitch on the screen.
  • Easy-access Stitch Selection - Quick and easy stitch selection by means of the Direct Selection Buttons.
  • Immediate Tie-off - When pressed the machine will tie-off and stop automatically for a quick and easy finish.
  • Extra Presser Foot Lift - Raises the presser foot to its highest position so that thick fabrics can be placed easily under the presser foot.
  • Automatic Thread Tension - Needle thread tension is set automatically for every stitch – makes sewing simple.
  • Integrated Needle Threader - Makes threading the needle fast and easy.
  • Stitch Restart - Return to the beginning of a stitch or sequence without having to reset any special adjustments you’ve made.
  • Large Stitch Plate - Features seam markings to the left and right of the needle to help you guide your fabric.
  • Stitch Density - The stitch density control adjusts the density, the distance between stitch points that make up the entire stitch. Density can be increased or decreased without affecting stitch length.
  • Accessory Feet Included - Standard presser foot 0A, Fancy stitch foot 1A with IDT™, Fancy stitch foot 2A, Blindhem foot 3 with IDT™, Zipper foot 4 with IDT™, Sensormatic buttonhole foot 5A, Manual buttonhole foot 5M, Sensormatic free-motion/ Embroidery foot 6A, ¼” Quilting Foot.
  • Illuminated Graphic Display - The graphic display shows the stitch in actual size and all important information.
  • LED Lights - Optimized bright lights illuminate the entire work area with no shadows.
  • Large Sewing Space - Your PFAFF® quilt expression™ 4.2 sewing machine is the perfect choice for quilters, home decor sewers, fashion enthusiasts – anyone who creates. The sewing area to the right of the needle is super-sized for sewing large amounts of fabric or batting.
  • Bobbin Thread Sensor - Alerts you when your bobbin thread is running low.
  • External Feed Dog Drop - Convenient location; lower the feed dogs from the front of the machine. Ideal for stippling, free-motion embroidery or darning.
  • Languages - Choose from different languages in the Settings menu. Make sure your PFAFF® quilt expression™ 4.2 speaks the same language you do.
  • Info Button - Simply touch to see important sewing recommendations on the illuminated graphic display.
  • Speed Ranges - Adjust your sewing speed for specialty threads, techniques and personal taste.
  • Stitch Sequencing and Memories - Combine and save up to 40 stitches and/or letters in one of 20 sequence memories - sew in one step repeatedly.
  • Personal Stitch Settings - Change the settings on built-in stitches to your personal liking. Save in one of the 20 personal stitch memories.
  • Program Sequencing Commands - Program a stop, thread snips or tie-off into a stitch sequence. Your sequence does exactly what you want every time.
  • Optimized Feeding - Enhanced to provide more control when sewing through thick layers or seaming small pieces.