- Price: £199
- Budget Range Sewing Machine
- Suitable for Absolute Beginners
- Type: Mechanical Starter Model
The Elna eXplore 220 is a super user friendly machine that looks good too!
The functions and dials are easy to understand so you won’t find yourself reaching for the manual every two seconds! The Elna eXplore 220 is packed with features such as a needle threader (the best sewing machine invention ever!), extra presser foot lift for those bulkier projects, seam allowance guide to keep those garments the right size and build in storage to hold all the accessories that come with it!
It also has the ability to drop the feet dogs (jaggy bits underneath the fabric the pull the fabric through) to allow you to move the materials and sew in any direction – essentially drawing with the machine (it’s officially called Freemotion Embroidery but we call it Machine Doodling!!)
The Elna eXplore 220 also comes with lots of fab accessories including but not limited to a 4 extra bobbins, extra needles, zip foot, blind hemming foot (for invisible hems – it’s amazing!) and a buttonhole foot!
With plenty of stitches and easy to use features you’ll struggle to tear yourself away from your Elna eXplore 220 sewing machine!
Who is it good for?
The Elna eXplore 220 is perfect for beginners and those who are on a bit of a budget. It comes in under our budget category but it packs a lot of punch for the price! This sewing machine would also be suitable for young sew-ers*.
*We strongly recommend a finger guard is used with all young sew-ers
Who is it not so good for?
The Elna eXplore 220 is not suitable for more accomplished sew-ers as you might find you’ll out grow it quickly! Check out our range of Mechanical All-Rounders or Digital All-Rounders.
Elna eXplore 220 Features
- Adjustable stitch length 0-4 mm
- Adjustable stitch width 0-5 mm
- Variable needle positions-left to center needle position
- Stitches conveniently displayed on the front of machine at eye level
- Circular sewing
- Twin needle sewing
- Strong needle penetration on all fabrics
- Easy declutch for bobbin winding
- Drop feed dog
- Automatic needle threader
- Clip-on presser feet
- Stitch selection dial
- Retractable spool pins
- Adjustable foot pressure
- Extra presser foot lift
- Front loading oscillating hook system
- 2 vertical spool pins
- Built-in thread cutter
- Sewing light
- Large sewing surface with pivot pin points
- Free arm
- Metric and inch measurements
- Electronic foot control
- Speed up to 800 spm
- Carrying handle
- Built-in storage accommodates presser feet, bobbins, needles, screwdriver, seam ripper, spool pin felt
- Standard zigzag presser foot
- 4 x bobbins
- 2 x screwdriver
- Needle pack
- Seam ripper
- Adjustable zipper foot
- Blind hemming foot
- Automatic button hole foot
- Instruction book
- Soft cover
- Foot speed control