Singer 7256 Review

Singer 7256 Review In Detail

While Singer 7256 is an ideal sewing machine for beginners and intermediate sewers, it is not a fully computerized machine.

Editor rating


Singer 7256 is the younger brother of Singer 7258. Singer 7256 has more or less the same features except for the number of built-in stitches. This one has 70 built-in stitches whereas Singer 7258 has 100 of them. It comes with a 25 years limited warranty.

Ease of Use

Singer 7256 comes with an incredibly detailed user manual. It explains all the included stitches in detail. The user manual includes an instructional DVD as well. This is an electronic sewing machine. There are 70 built-in stitches which includes 6 fully automatic 1 step buttonholes. The easy to load top drop-in bobbin with clear cover enables you to monitor the thread supply. It comes with a nice little storage compartment, where you can keep all your sewing accessories.

The machine is pretty light as well, it weighs around 14.5 pounds. You can easily carry this sewing machine by the handle, a huge advantage if you want to take the machine to your classes. The threading system on Singer 7256 makes threading very easy, thanks to the automatic needle threader. It really saves time. You can adjust stitch width up to 6mm. It can stitch at a speed of 750 stitches/min. The machine operates quietly and smoothly. Singer 7256 will automatically adjust the stitch length and width for you. So guess work is not required. It does a very good job on thick and thin fabrics. The stitches come out pretty on this machine.

Drawbacks

The LED work light is slightly dim to be honest.

An option to manually adjust presser foot pressure would have been great.

Pros

•    Easy to use
•    Quality stitches
•    Lightweight
•    Quiet and smooth operation

Cons

•    Slightly dim LED work light
•    No manual adjustments for presser foot pressure

Editor Comments

Overall, Singer 7256 is a good sewing machine for an intermediate sewer. We really like this machine for its performance and features.

Specifications

FeatureType
TypeElectronic
Built-in Stitches70
Sewing Start/Stop ButtonNo
Speed Control SliderNo
Automatic Needle ThreaderYes
Buttonhole Styles6 One-step
Top Drop-in BobbinYes
Stitch SelectionLCD Push Button
Adjustable Stitch Length & WidthYes
Stitch Width6mm
Programmable Needle Up/DownNo
Built-in Monogramming FontNo
Adjustable Presser Foot PressureNo
Drop FeedNo
Free ArmYes
Motor Power750 Stitches/min
On Board StorageYes
Work LightYes LED
Feed Dog6
Included FeetAll-Purpose Foot, Zipper Foot, Buttonhole Foot, Blind Hem Foot, Satin Stitch Foot
Machine Weight14.5 lbs Approx
Warranty25 Year Limited
Extra High Presser Foot LifterYes
Needle Positions13
Automatic ReverseYes
Snap-on Presser FeetYes
Twin NeedleYes

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