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Pfaff Performance 5.2 Sewing Machine

Pfaff Performance 5.2 Sewing Machine


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Pfaff Performance 5.2 Sewing Machine


Experience a new way of sewing and quilting

With more than 300 utility and decorative stitches included with the PFAFF® performance™ 5.2 sewing machine the creative possibilities are endless. The PFAFF® performance™ 5.2 includes the original PFAFF® 9mm stitches and the unique PFAFF® Maxi Stitches, up to 48mm wide, for enchanting embellishments. Mirror, combine or taper them – do whatever you want to do. It will be perfect.

PFAFF® Exclusive! Stacking Stitches

Sew decorative stitches in two colours using the Stacking Stitches and create elegant borders or add that perfect finishing touch with these stitches consisting of pairs of matching stitches designed to be sewn on top of each other.

PFAFF® Exclusive! Single Ribbon Stitches

Add ribbons to your stitches and get amazing 3D decorative embellishments! With the included Single Ribbon Stitches, you can give your project a truly spectacular effect. Just start your machine and it will automatically stop when it is time for you to fold the ribbon.

The PFAFF® creative™ Colour Touch Screen

Everything you do can be seen. The intuitive PFAFF® creative™ Colour Touch Screen shows stitches in actual size. Customize and combine them directly on the screen. Select the desired function with the ergonomic stylus. The user-friendly interface guides you confidently through all processes. Pleasant colours make every- thing clear, right from the beginning. Save individual stitch settings or letters in one of the 30 memories and sew them in one step.

Features you cannot do without

Electronic Knee Lift – Raise the presser foot while your hands are busy guiding the fabric.

Decorative Stitches – A fascinating selection of the original PFAFF® 9mm Stitches and Maxi Stitches up to 48mm wide is just waiting to be discovered. Combine them and sew in one step repeatedly.

Piping – Insert piping into seams and edges for a tailored finish with the PFAFF® Piping Foot.

PFAFF® Stitch Creator™ Feature – Design your own new 9mm Stitches or edit built-in stitches. Watch every step on the large PFAFF® creative™ colour touch screen. Vary the look of the stitch with unlimited possibilities.

4 Built-in Sewing Fonts – Choose one of the beautiful fonts to personalize your project and combine it with your favourite decorative stitch.

Tapering – on all 9mm Stitches. Gradually increase or decrease the width at the beginning and/or at the end of any stitch.

Straight Stitch Needle Plate Sensor – Your PFAFF® performance™ 5.2 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 – Optimised bright lights illuminate the entire work area with no shadows.

Quilting is even more perfect than before

The perfect choice for quilters. The sewing area to the right of the needle is supersized for sewing large amounts of fabric or batting. Optimised feeding provides more control when sewing through thick layers or seaming small pieces.

Sew your seam and the PFAFF® performance™ 5.2 sewing machine will remember the seam length to repeat over and over, thanks to the Patchwork Program. This and a lot more is all waiting for you.

The time-tested PFAFF® Original IDT™ System and a highly developed sensor technology guarantee the optimal feed you expect, on all kinds of fabrics. Everything stays in place. Lightweight and silky fabrics don’t pucker; stripes and plaids match perfectly; Curved seams are easy, with very little pinning required. The Original IDT™ System is exceptional for grasping and feeding small fabric pieces, for maximum precision and professional results. Your PFAFF® performance™ 5.2 sewing machine moves from a single layer to multiple layers effortlessly and even sews over bulky seams with no hesitation.

Even More Fantastic Sewing Features:

Over 300 Stitches – be astonished by the fascinating selection of PFAFF® high-quality 9mm stitches. Unique embellishments, stitched perfectly.

Patchwork Program – Sew your seam and the PFAFF® performance™ 5.2 sewing machine will remember the seam length to repeat over and over.  Use with utility or decorative stitches for special effects.

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 – The stitch density control adjusts the density, the distance between stitch points that make up the entire stitch. Density can be in- creased or decreased without affecting stitch length.

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.

Machine Features

Bobbin Thread Sensor – Alerts you when your bobbin thread is running 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™ 5.2 sewing 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™ 5.2 sewing machine speaks the same language you do.

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.

Sensorimotor 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 centre 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.

Large Stitch Plate – Features seam markings to the left and right of the needle to help you guide your fabric.

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



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Main features

  • Computerised
  • Ribbon stitches
  • Stacking stitches
  • Maxi stitches
  • Over 300 stitch selections plus alphabet and numbers
  • Exclusive stitch creator feature
  • IDT even feed system
  • Free-motion modes
  • Pfaff creative colour touch screen
  • Straight stitch needle plate sensor
  • LED lights
  • Bobbin thread sensor
  • Thread snips
  • Electronic knee lift
  • Quick help system
  • Speed ranges
  • Personal menu
  • Stylus holder built-in
  • Updateable
  • Large sewing space
  • 4 built in stitch fonts
  • Optimized feeding
  • Creative signature™ sewing programs
  • Automatic presser foot lift
  • Needle up/down
  • Sensormatic buttonhole
  • Start/stop
  • 37 needle positions
  • Stitch width safety
  • Twin needle program
  • Stitch restart
  • Large stitch plate
  • Immediate tie-off
  • Languages

Standard accessories

  • Standard presser foot 0A
  • Fancy stitch foot with IDT 1A
  • Fancy stitch foot 2A
  • Blind hem foot with IDT 3
  • Zipper foot with IDT 4
  • Buttonhole foot - Sensormatic 5A
  • Buttonhole foot - Manual 5M
  • Sensormatic free-motion/embroidery foot 6A
  • Maxi stitch foot 8
  • 1/4" quilting foot
  • Stylus
  • Thread net (2)
  • Knee lifter
  • Seam ripper
  • Set of needles
  • Bobbins (5)
  • Lint brush
  • Spool cap (S, M, L)
  • Screwdriver
  • Foot control
  • Power cable
  • Instruction manual

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