PFAFF Performance 5.0


performance™ 5.0.

Take your sewing to the next step with Pfaff performance™ 5.0 sewing machine!

Everything you do can be seen. The intuitivePFAFF® creative™ Color Touch Screen shows stitches in actual size. Customize and combine them directly on the screen. The user-friendly interface guides you confidently  through all processes. Pleasant colors make everything clear, right from the beginning.

Unbelievably beautiful – More than 300 utility and decorative stitches are included with the PFAFF® sewing machine. Including the original PFAFF® 9 mm Stitches and the unique PFAFF® Maxi Stitches, up to 48 mm wide, for enchanting embellishments. Expect precise stitch results on all kinds of fabric, thanks to the original IDT™ System.

PFAFF® Stitch Creator™ Feature – Unique – Design your own new 9 mm Stitches or edit built-in stitches. Vary the look of the stitch with unlimited possibilities.

Features and Benefits

PFAFF® creative™ Color Touch Screen

The clear, high resolution display shows stitches in actual size. The intuitive layout is easy to understand.

Maxi Stitches

Add beautiful accents to your project with stitches and monograms up to 48mm wide.

Exclusive Stitch Creator™ Feature

Create new 9mm stitches or edit built-in stitches for unlimited creativity.

The Original IDT™System

Integrated Dual Feed only from PFAFF for over 40 years! Absolutely even fabric feed from both the top and the bottom.

Straight Stitch Needle Plate Sensor

Your PFAFFperformance™ 5.0 sewing machine alerts you if you try to select a stitch other than straight stitch when the Straight stitch needle plate is attached.

Over 300 Stitches – Be astonished by the fascinating selection of PFAFFhigh-quality 9mm stitches – unique embellishments, stitched perfectly.

Large Sewing Space –The PFAFFperformance™ 5.0sewing 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 supersized for sewing large amounts of fabric or batting.

4 Built-in Stitch Fonts – Choose one of 4 fonts to personalize your project.

Optimized Feeding –  Enhanced to provide more control when sewing through thick layers or seaming small pieces.

Electronic Knee-Lift – Raises the presser foot with an easy movement, allowing you to keep your hands on your project.

SEWING FEATURES

creative signature™ Sewing Programs:

• Tapering on all 9mm Decorative Stitches –  Taper the beginning and/or end of any stitch, and choose from many different angles for unlimited opportunities.

• Patchwork Program – Use patchwork program to remember the seam length to repeat over and over. This can be used with both utility and decorative stitches.

• Single Stitch Program –

Set exact number of stitches or

sequence repeats you wish to sew.

• 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.

• Stitch Density – Density can be increased or decreased without affecting stitch length by controlling the distance between the stitch points.

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.

Free-Motion Modes – Three 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.

Start/Stop – Sew without the foot control – Makes sewing long seams, free-motion and buttonholes easy.

37 Needle Positions – For exact placement of your straight stitch.

Stitch Width Safety – Limits stitch width to center needle straight stitch while using straight stitch foot to prevent needle breakage.

Twin Needle Program – Enter twin needle size to automatically adjust the stitch width. See the twin needle stitch on the screen.

Stitch Restart – Return to the beginning of a stitch or sequence without having to reset any special adjustments you’ve made.

Immediate Tie-Off –  When pressed the machine will tie-off and stop automatically for a quick and easy finish.

Accessory Feet Included –  10 different presser feet for all your basic needs.

MACHINE FEATURES

PFAFF creative™ Color Touch Screen

The clear, high resolution display shows stitches in actual size. The intuitive layout is easy to understand.

Straight Stitch Needle Plate Sensor – Your PFAFF performance™ 5.0 sewing machine alerts you if you try to select a stitch other than straight stitch when the straight stitch needle plate is attached.

LED Lights – Optimized bright lights illuminate the entire work area with no shadows.

Bobbin Thread Sensor –  Alerts you when bobbin thread is low.

Thread Snips – Automatically cut top and bobbin threads, pulling thread ends to the back side of fabric.

Quick Help System – Touch the quick help icon for instant information.

Speed Ranges – Adjust sewing speed and your PFAFF performance™ 5.0sewing machine remembers your preferred setting until turned off.

Personal Menu – Save your personal stitches and sequences in a folder to sew them again whenever you wish.

Stylus Holder Built-In – Keeps your stylus at your fingertips.

Updateable – Download the latest program version from the internet; update quickly with a USB stick.

Languages –  Choose from different languages in the Settings

menu. Make sure your PFAFF performance™ 5.0sewing machine speaks the same language you do.