First class engineering and top quality materials combine together to make the Cub range a class apart, from fine fabrics to heavyweights, from sheers to knits you will not be disappointed by the results. The whisper quiet top loading bobbin and automatic tension unit to the built in needle threader and one step buttonholes. Lots of user friendly and labor saving features which allow you more time to concentrate on your sewing.
Sewing Machine 404 Electronic is fully electronic and computerized. It is patented and manufactured to the highest standard. It is capable to sew any type of material, from lightweight delicates to heavy denim. The 404 has a quiet rotary anti-jam mechanism which delivers the performance, power and precision required to be able to sew with the minimum of fuss.
There are 170 stitches with alphabet, and 20 stitches were especially designed for the Quilter. Stitch length is 0 – 5mm, & width is 0 – 6mm. Straight stitch, zigzag and hemming are a breeze. It makes perfect buttonholes in seconds and each one is an exact size of the other. There are quilting table, quilting foot, hard case and built-in accessory box. It comes with 13 complimentary feet that look useful including: walking foot, zigzag, overlock, buttonhole, button sewing, zipper, satin stitch, blind hem, straight stitch, narrow hemmer, cording and free hand embroidery foot. There are also the electronic speed limiter with start/stop facility with or without foot control. It sets the maximum speed that you are comfortable with. To start/stop control just simply unplug your foot control and press the start button. Your Quilters Edition 404 will automatically start slowly before reaching maximum speed set with the speed limiter. Electronic speed limiter pattern end selector allows you select automatically finishing of the selected pattern to further enhance your creativity.
The interactive LCD screen is an interesting development in the modern machine and the suggestions for choice of presser foot and the graphic showing stitch width and length is comfortable to use. The automatic clutch release for the bobbin winder is neat but do be careful of the thread going below the bobbin when winding at speed! There are many other features. Quilting has been done very easily with a wide opening so bulky materials can be dealt with. There is a stitch elongation which extends satin stitches by up to 5 times the original length. Stitch memory easily memorizes the characters to stitch out words and numbers. Ideal for name tapes etc.
The thick layers were very well coped with. The extension table is solid and robust but a little fiddly to attach ’till you get used to it. Automatic needle threader threads needle in seconds. To use needle-stop position control you must select whether the needle should be up or down when the machine stops. Sliding speed control lets you control the speed of the machine; it can be controlled either using the Foot control or without using the Foot control, controlling it from the panel.
To auto declutch bobbin simply click the bobbin winder into position and the sewing mechanism is automatically released. To use drop feed for free hand embroidery just drop the feed dogs, leaving you in full control. Or you can use it traditionally for darning. It also includes £150.00 worth of free accessories, including: 13 feet, quilting extension table, extra German regular (size 80 – 100), quilting and embroidery needles, bobbins, scissors, 10 threads, snippers, thread snips, needle threader, seam ripper and bobbins. A good product at an excellent price. Full 12 Months Warranty. “Quick Reference Easy Step by Step Instructions” are newly added.