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Singer CE 250 Quantum Futura


Introducing the Singer CE-250 Quantum Futura, the newest break-through in sewing and embroidery technology! Whether it is repairing clothing, creating new garments, embroidering a tablecloth, or even creating your own custom embroidery designs, the CE-250 Quantum Futura can tackle any sewing and embroidery project! Regular sewing tasks are made simple with 99 built-in stitch programs, 120 built-in designs, programmable needle up/down, one-touch pattern selection, four styles of one-step buttonhole, drop-feed for free-motion sewing, and much more! Download beautiful embroidery with a direct connection to a Windows compatible computer.

Included with the CE-250 is the ALL NEW AUTO PUNCH SOFTWARE. Create your own special one of a kind embroidery designs from photos or clip-art.

With the NEW FUTURA SOFTWARE the CE-250 will recognize most of the popular formats such as xxx, pes, sew, hus, etc and will convert them to .FHE

  • One-touch pattern selection
  • Large (4 1/2” X 6 3/4”) and small (3 1/8” X 4 3/4”) hoop
  • Transmit designs directly to the machine via USB cable
  • Three StayBright LED Lights™ for illumination
  • Programmable needle up/needle down
  • Four styles of one-step buttonholes with exclusive underplate system
  • Drop feed



  • Automatic Needle Threader
    Effortless threading of the machine, including automatic threading of the eye of the needle!

  • Automatic Tension
    This system ensures stable stitch quality, whatever the type of fabric being used.

  • Top Loading Jam-Proof Bobbin System with Clear Cover
    This mechanism incorporates a magnet-type vertical axis rotating hook that ensures smooth, quiet, jam-proof sewing. The bobbin loads from the top so it is easy to insert the bobbin. The clear cover makes it effortless to monitor the bobbin thread supply.

  • Optimum Power Control
    The Optimum Power Control provides precise piercing power when sewing multiple layers or dense fabric. The piercing power is the same regardless of sewing speed.

  • Drop Feed
    A conveniently located lever will lower the feed dogs for free-motion embroidery, machine embroidery, monograms and attaching buttons.

  • Extra-High Presser Foot Lifter
    There are two heights to the presser foot lifter. The second height offers a ¼” more clearance which is needed when placing multiple layers or bulky fabrics under the presser foot.

  • Accommodates Many Types of Thread Spools
    In addition to the machine’s horizontal thread delivery, a second vertical spool holder is provided, specially designed for many of today’s threads.

  • Self-Lubricating
    Because the machine is permanently lubricated, there is no need to oil the machine, and no oil gets on fabric.

  • Warning Signals
    Audible warning messages alert the sewer, ensuring trouble-free sewing.

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

  • Warranty
    Futura has a 25 year limited warranty, including 5 years on electronic components and 1 year on adjustments.

  • Consumer's Choice
    More sewers own SINGER® sewing machines than all other brands combined.* (*Source: Market Facts, March 2002)

    Sewing Machine Features:


  • Electronic Sewing Machine
    Sewing machine has push button stitch selection.

  • 99 Built-In Stitch Programs
    A large variety of stitches for construction, decorative sewing, heirloom sewing and quilting always ensures the perfect stitch for every project.

  • Built-In Stretch Stitches
    Specially designed stitches that add strength and flexibility to seams, especially useful when sewing on knitwear.

  • Basting Capability
    Quickly piece projects together.

  • Built-In Quilting Stitch
    Create a hand-sewn quilted look with this unique stitch.

  • Twin Needle Function
    Automatically reduces stitch width on decorative patterns to prevent needle breakage when sewing with a twin needle.

  • Built-In Heirloom-Friendly Stitch Selection
    Pin Stitch, Blanket Stitch, and Entredeux are a few of the popular heirloom stitches available.

  • 7mm Stitch Width
    Most stitches can be set for a maximum width of 7mm. When sewing decorative stitches or satin stitches, the wide stitches are bolder and more pronounced.

  • One-Step Built-In Buttonholes
    Choose from 2 different one-step buttonholes. Buttonhole sewing is a one-step simple process that provides reliable results because the sides of the buttonhole sew the same direction to prevent gaps in stitching or fabric distortion.

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

  • Needle Up and Down
    The Needle Up/Down allows for the needle to be placed in either the raised or lowered position with a simple push of a button. It is great for appliquéing, quilting, pivoting the fabric and picking the bobbin thread up.

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

    Embroidery Features:


  • Connects Directly to the Computer via USB Cable
    First machine to connect directly to the computer, eliminating the need for conversion boxes or tools. This unique innovation gives you the same capabilities of other machines at a fraction of the cost.

  • Windows Compatible
    Operates with any computer with an Operation System of Windows® 2000 or higher.

  • Operational Tutorial Included
    Step-by-step tutorial to help even a beginner with using the embroidery features of the machine.

  • Customer Support Site
    Convenient, on-line help is always there when needed.

  • Auto-Digitizing
    Automatically digitize custom embroidery using your own images or clip art with control over stitch settings.

  • 120 Built-In Designs
    Select from built-in embroidery designs including animals, holidays, flowers and more.

  • Built-in Lettering Program with 5 Fonts
    Select from 5 built-in fonts: Arial Large, Block Large, Script 2, Courier and Times Large. Letters can be sized, rotated and shaped with 30 lettering frames such as arc, banner, wave and more.

  • Reads All Popular Home Embroidery Design Formats
    All popular formats accepted. Download designs from the Internet or work from a collection on CD, floppy disk or memory stick.

  • Design Browser
    This function of the software provides for viewing several designs at one time, in order to scroll through and view design collections

  • Combine Designs
    Multiple designs can be combined into one design file using paste design or copy and paste.

  • 3-D Realistic View
    This function of the software provides a preview of the selected design in a manner such that the stitches appear on screen as they will when sewn out on the fabric.

  • 3-D Realistic Print
    This function of the software provides for printing the 3-D realistic view. This is useful when creating placement templates.

  • Change Colors
    This function of the software provides for selecting colors for an embroidery design. Software includes thread charts, with color numbers, for several of the most popular brands of embroidery thread.

  • Transmit design 3 ways
    Embroidery designs can be transmitted to the Futura embroidery machine in 3 different ways. The design can be sent one color block at a time, the whole design can be sent at one time or the design can be sent in one color.

  • Trace Design
    Trace the outline of the design in the embroidery hoop for more accurate design positioning.

  • Operates with Start/Stop Button
    Use the Start/Stop button to start machine. When it is desired to stop sewing, press the Start/Stop again to stop sewing and have the needle stop at its highest position.

  • Embroidery Block Indication and Selection
    When sending the whole design at once to the Futura machine, design color blocks are indicated with the LED lit above patterns. To select a block push the pattern selector button until the desired block is selected.

  • Move forward or Backwards through a design
    Move forward or backwards through the design using the Needle Stop position button or Reserve Stitch.

  • 1 Degree Increment Rotation
    Rotate embroidery designs in increments as small as 1 degree for precise positioning.

  • Reduce or Enlarge Design
    When changing design size, the software automatically recalculates the stitch density.

  • Automatic Software Updates
    The latest software enhancements can be downloaded automatically or manually from within the Futura software,

  • Automatic Firmware Updates
    The latest machine firmware enhancements can be downloaded automatically or manually from with in the Futura software.

  • 2 Embroidery Hoops Included
    A large 4½” x 6¾” hoop and a smaller 3⅛” x 4¾” hoop included with the machine.

  • CD Video Tutorial Workbook
    A bonus CD Video Tutorial Workbook for the Futura embroidery software is included. This CD tutorial helps guide you through use of the Futura software system operation and design creation. It also provides project for embroidery and sewing on the Futura machine.

Singer Company Warranty

The sewing machine head and any of its parts other than those covered by either of the separate warranties below or those subject to normal wear and tear are warranted to be free from manufacturing defects for a period of 25 years from the date of purchase. If any manufacturing defect appears in the sewing machine head or in its parts other than those parts covered below or those subject to normal wear and tear within 25 years of purchase, we will provide free replacement parts, but at your cost for labor. However, during the first 90 days from date of purchase, we will repair any manufacturing defect in your sewing machine without charge to you for parts or labor.

The electric parts of the sewing machine are warranted to be free from manufacturing defects for a period of five (5) years from the date of purchase. If any manufacturing defect appears in these parts within five years of purchase, we will provide free replacement parts, but at your cost for labor. However, during the first 90 days from date of purchase, we will repair any manufacturing defect in your sewing machine without charge to you for parts or labor.

Within one (1) year of purchase, we will provide required adjustments, and replace defective belts, light bulbs, or attachments at no charge. We will repair any manufacturing defect, which appears in your sewing machine within 1 year from date of purchase without charge to you for parts or labor.

Singer CE 250 Quantum Futura