SINGER Fashion Mate 70-Stitch Sewing Machine

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Product Features

  • Automatic needle threader–sewing’s biggest timesaver
  • 70 built-in stitches–basic, stretch, decorative, fully automatic one-step buttonholes
  • Automatic stitch length and width–the right stitch settings every time
  • Six fully automatic one-step buttonholes–professional results at the touch of a button
  • Top drop-in bobbin with clear cover–easy in-and-out bobbin for quicker threading

Product Details

View the Product Manual [PDF]
    • Product Dimensions: 14.5 x 7.5 x 12 inches
    • Shipping Weight: 19 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
    • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
    • Shipping Advisory: This item must be shipped separately from other items in your order. Additional shipping charges will not apply.
    • ASIN: B005HR1JMO
    • Item model number: 7256

Product Description Product Description

Singer Fashion Mate

Design your style.

Whether you’re an experienced sewer or a budding fashionista, the SINGER Fashion Mate 7256 is an easy-to-use and versatile sewing machine featuring a large variety of stitches for all types of projects–such as fashion sewing, quilting, heirloom, crafts, home and decorative sewing.


Automatic Needle Threader

After effortlessly threading the machine, this feature automatically threads the eye of the needle.

auto tension

Automatic Tension

This system ensures excellent stitch quality, whatever type of fabric is being used.


Ready, Set, Sew! DVD

A complete introduction to sewing machines.


Top Loading Jam-Proof Bobbin System with Clear Cover

This mechanism incorporates a magnet-type vertical axis rotating hook that ensures smooth, quiet, thread jam-resistant sewing. The bobbin case floats above the hook, precluding thread jams. The bobbin loads from the top, so it is easy to insert the bobbin. The clear cover makes it easy to monitor the bobbin thread supply.

push-button stitch

Push-Button Stitch Selection

Select the desired stitch with a simple push of a button. Optimum settings for length width and tension are set automatically.



The SINGER Fashion Mate 7256 has a 25-year limited warranty including 25 years parts, 5 year electronic and 1 year labor.

led light

StayBright LED Lifetime White Lamp

The lamp illuminates the sewing surface for optimal viewing. The long-lasting bulb (100,000 hours) stays cool, regardless how long the machine is operated.

One-step buttonhole

One-Step Fully Automatic Precisely Balanced Built-In Buttonholes

Choose from six different one-step buttonhole styles. Buttonhole sewing is a one-step simple process. Each side of the buttonhole is sewn in the same direction, creating beautifully balanced buttonholes.

Additional Features & Benefits

Top Loading Jam-Proof Bobbin System with Clear Cover

This mechanism incorporates a magnet-type vertical axis rotating hook that ensures smooth, quiet, thread jam-resistant sewing. The bobbin case floats above the hook, precluding thread jams. The bobbin loads from the top, so it is easy to insert the bobbin. The clear cover makes it easy to monitor the bobbin thread supply.

Snap-On Presser Feet

Change from one presser foot to another effortlessly with snap-on feet. No need for screwdrivers to change feet.

On-Board Storage

Storage of accessories in the Removable Extension Table means accessories are always handy.

Audible Tone

An audible tone confirms pattern and function selection.

Auto Tie-Off Function for Straight Stitch

Tie-off straight stitches with just a push of a button. Reinforcing the beginning and end of the seam prevents unraveling.

Tacking Stitch with Auto Tie-Off Function for Decorative Stitches

Tie-off decorative stitches, at the beginning and end of the sequence, with just a push of a button.

Automatic Reverse

Push the conveniently located Automatic Reverse Button to sew stitches in reverse.

6mm Stitch Width

Most stitches can be set for a maximum width of 6mm. When sewing decorative stitches or satin stitches, the wide stitches are bolder and more pronounced.

Six-Second Threading

Thread the machine in six seconds. Just follow the arrows on the machine, and you are threaded in a snap.

Sewing Speed

With a maximum sewing speed of 750 stitches-per-minute, projects can be sewn quickly.

Automatic Presser Foot Pressure

The amount of pressure exerted on the fabric by the presser foot against the feed dogs is automatic. Sew from the lightest weight tricots to the heaviest denim, without making presser foot adjustments.

Automatic Bobbin Winding Clutch

Needle bar automatically disengages when winding the bobbin, making bobbin winding safer because the needle won’t move up and down.

Bobbin Winder Stop

Bobbin will automatically stop turning when the bobbin is completely filled. Never worry about overfilling a bobbin again.

Extra-High Presser Foot Lifter

There are two heights to the presser foot lifter. The second height offers more clearance, which is needed when placing multiple layers of bulky fabric under the presser foot.

Six-Segment Feeding System

This is a specially designed feed dog that ensures that the fabric is picked up and supported from the front of the presser foot to the rear. This makes for much more accurate feeding.

Heavy Duty Metal Frame

The internal skeleton of the sewing machine. This rigid support holds all the mechanisms in perfect alignment for perfect, skip-free sewing.

Built-In Stretch Stitches

Specially designed stitches that add strength and flexibility to seams. These are especially useful when sewing on knitwear and super-stretch fabrics.

Adjustable Stitch Length and Width

Optimal settings for length and width are automatically selected when choosing a stitch. They can be overridden to personalize length and width choice.

Center Zigzag Taper

When tapering with the zigzag stitch, the stitch tapers to the center, not the left or right. This provides a more attractive look when tapering into or out of a point.

Twin Needle Capability

When using a twin needle (optional), selected stitches can be adjusted for twin needle sewing by reducing the stitch width. Twin needle stitching creates two parallel rows, adding a decorative touch.

13 Needle Positions

Needle position can be changed for individual projects, such as inserting zippers or cording and topstitching.

Optimum Power Control

This is a SINGER name for a control system that senses when additional power is required to maintain speed through thick or changing fabric conditions. This feature is most useful when sewing through multiple (six-eight) fabric layers.

70 Stitch Options

6 Fully Automatic 1-Step Buttonholes

6 Fully Automatic One-Step Buttonholes
8 Basic Stitches

8 Basic Stitches
8 Stretch Stitches

8 Stretch Stitches
48 Decorative Stitches

48 Decorative Stitches

Accessories Included (located in the free arm accessory storage tray):

    • Auxiliary spool pin
    • General-purpose foot (on machine)
    • Spool pin felt discs (two)
    • Small, medium and large thread spool caps (three)
    • Screwdriver for needle plate
    • Satin special-purpose (decorative sewing) foot
    • One-step buttonhole foot
    • Four class 15J bobbins (one in machine)
    • Zipper foot
    • Blind hem foot
    • Needles package
    • Lint brush and seam ripper
    • Darning plate
7256 Accessories
Bobbin Class: 15J
Light Bulb: LED
Needles: 2020 & 2045

Consumer’s Choice

More people own SINGER machines than all other brands combined.


SINGER is sewing made easy.

Founded in 1851, Singer is one of the world’s leading sellers of consumer and artisan sewing machines, and one of the world’s most trusted and recognizable brands. The company has a long history of innovation, having produced, among other breakthroughs, the world’s first portable machine, the first zigzag machine and the first computer-controlled machine.

By making simple, easy-to-use machines, Singer has provided the gateway to sewing for people around the world. From home décor and clothing construction to embroidery and quilting, Singer is dedicated to helping people express themselves through sewing.

Product Description

The SINGER 7256 Fashion Mate sewing machine is perfect for the budding fashionista. With essential features like automatic needle threader, easy top drop-in bobbin system, StayBright LED work light, easy push-button stitch selection, and automatic stitch length and width, one-of-a-kind sewing projects have never been easier. Seventy built-in stitches including six fully automatic one-step buttonholes allow you to customize garments and crafts. Included accessories: Ready, Set, Sew! DVD, all-purpose foot (on machine), zipper foot, buttonhole foot, blind hem foot, satin stitch foot, pack of needles, class 15J bobbins (three plus one in machine), thread spool caps, auxiliary spool pin, spool pin felt, darning plate, needle plate screwdriver, seam ripper/lint brush, soft-sided dust cover, instruction manual, power cord, foot controller, warranty, and printed inserts.


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