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Aambition essential™

The difference is in the details!

Experience the new PFAFF® ambition essential™ and feel the difference that makes these sewing machines truly special.


The largest sewing space* and the long free-arm makes sewing any size project effortless.


The perfectly illuminated sewing area and the large high-resolution screen will optimize your work process.


The original IDT™ System guarantees absolutely even fabric feed from top and bottom.

*As compared to top competitor machines in this price range.

Discover how the difference is in the details!

The PFAFF® ambition essential™  can take your sewing projects to a whole new level. How far will you take your ideas?

All Features and Benefits for ambition essential™


* IDTSystem (Integrated Dual Feed) – Absolutely even fabric feed from both the top and bottom.

IDTSystem is ideal for the quilter and sewer! IDTSystem works with any stitch in forward or reverse

at any stitch length or width. Built right onto the machine, it can be easily engaged or disengaged

as needed. Many Pfaff® accessories and presser feet can be used with IDTSystem to ensure even

seams with any stitch on any fabric.

* Large sewing space – The sewing area to the right of the needle is 200mm, great for large

sewing projects.

110 stitches – A wide variety of beautiful 7mm stitches, including utility stitches, buttonholes,

decorative stitches, quilt stitches, cross stitches and hemstitches.

Alphabets – Choose from two different font styles: Block and Cyrillic letters.

One- Step buttonhole – Snap on the buttonhole foot and sew repeatable buttonholes smoothly.

* PFAFF® design – Built to make sewing easy and to achieve the professional results that sewers want.

Two LED light sources – Optimized bright lights illuminate your sewing area without shadows.

Free-motion sewing – Simply attach the optional free-motion presser foot for easy quilting and

free-motion stippling.

External feed dog drop – Lower the feed dogs for stippling, free-motion work or darning.

Extra presser foot lift – Raises the presser foot to its highest position so that thick fabrics can be

placed easily under the presser foot.

Presser foot pressure – Can be adjusted for specialty techniques or when sewing on light or

heavy fabric.

Adjustable thread tension – Depending on the fabric, batting, thread,etc, the thread tension dial

can be set to make the threads evenly meet between the two layers of fabric.

Needle up/down – Touch a button to set your needle to automatically

stop up or down in the fabric for pivoting, appliqué and more.

Immediate tie-off – When selected the machine will tie-off

automatically at the end of a seam for a quick and easy finish. 

29 needle positions – Perfect for topstitching, quilting, inserting zippers and more.

Mirror image – Flip the stitch from side to side for more creative possibilities.

Sequencing – Combine and save up to 30 stitches and/or letters in the sequence memory.

Integrated needle threader – Makes threading the needle fast and easy.

Stitch plate – Markings to the left and right of needle helps you guide your fabric.

Snap-on/Snap-off presser feet – Changing is easy – no screws or other tools are needed.

Top loaded bobbin – Easy to access.

Electronic needle piercing power – Full piercing power at any speed with total control.

Hard cover – Protect your sewing machine when transporting it, and keep it dust free.

Two spool pins – For twin needle sewing or specialty sewing.

Accessory tray – To keep all your sewing needs at your fingertips.

Accessory Feet included – 0A Standard foot, 1A Fancy stitch foot with IDT, 2A Fancy stitch foot,

3 Blindhem foot with IDT, 4 Zipper foot with IDT, One-Step Buttonhole foot.

PFAFF® Original Presser foot system - Many optional accessories available to expand the

sewing experience.

 Accessories for ambition™ line

Create more whimsical details with the PFAFF® world of accessories.

PFAFF® ambition™ line sewing machines have a whole range of accessories with which you can achieve more professional results and create more imaginative effects. Unlock a new world of inspiration with a specialized presser foot or accessory.



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There are many reasons behind the success of a brand like Pfaff. It's a brand with over 140 years of development behind it and a consistent presence in the marketplace. It has a special air of familiarity, security and reliable quality.

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