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Singer Singer 5400 Sew Mate 60-Stitch Sewing Machine, 5400

The Singer 5400 Sew Mate sewing machine packs a punch! With features including 60 built-in stitches, variable needle positions and 4 fully automatic 1-step buttonholes, project possibilities are endless. The heavy-duty metal frame provides for overall durability and skip-free sewing. Push button stitch selection makes choosing your desired stitch foolproof, also assisted by the Stitch Guide included in your owner's manual. Easily reinforce stitches and sew in reverse with the Automatic Reverse button found on the front of the machine. The handy Quick Start Guide and Machine Intro DVD, included, will help you get started in no time!
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Questions & Answers for Singer Singer 5400 Sew Mate 60-Stitch Sewing Machine, 5400

Question

Is the thread take up arm supposed to be completely straight?

I have a singer sew mate model #5400 I bought at a Walmart 11 months ago. The needle would jam when I did the zig zag stich and the thread take arm was knocking. I just got the machine back from being repaired and the thread up take arm is still not straight. When I bought the machine the thread up take arm was at a slant .
asked 1 year, 11 months ago
By
grammie
on Singer 5400 Sew Mate 60-Stitch Sewing Machine, 5400
2 answers
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answer 1
no
answered 8 months ago
By
ccurb
answer 2
Grammie,
You and your machine have been struggling and the best way to get through a difficulty like this is to contact us. We would be glad to walk you through any difficulties.
Please give us a call at 1-800-4-SINGER (800-474-6437) on M-F at 8-4 CST or email us directly at talktous@singerco.com.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
Question

Is 138 the correct weigtht? Would be hard to lift

asked 2 years, 6 months ago
By
Honey
on Singer 5400 Sew Mate 60-Stitch Sewing Machine, 5400
3 answers
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answer 1
If you look at the shipping weight of 17.1, I guess that makes it a terrible typo.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
hgrlmts
answer 2
I think that is a type o. I have this machine and it's not that heavy or any heavier than any other sewing machine.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
By
Debbie1959
answer 3
It is obviously a typo. I just got back from WalMart, and was able to lift it easily with one hand. I'd estimate the weight to be less than 20 lbs.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
By
Pat001
Question

hi, I want to buy this machine, I want new machine. is this used or new or factory serviced?

asked 8 months ago
By
sai
on Singer 5400 Sew Mate 60-Stitch Sewing Machine, 5400
3 answers
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answer 1
This listing is for a new unit. If it was a factory serviced machine it would clearly state that in the description.
answered 6 months ago
By
SINGERSewingCompany
answer 2
new
answered 8 months ago
By
dappyswife
answer 3
Yes
Used
answered 8 months ago
By
ccurb
Question

does the sewing machine come with an ovrerhead light? Thank You.

asked 3 years ago
By
Deena22
on Singer 5400 Sew Mate 60-Stitch Sewing Machine, 5400
3 answers
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answer 1
Yes
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
By
MostHappyMommy
 - Nashville, TN
answer 2
yes the light is right over the needle
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
By
muslimahdiva
answer 3
Yes, it does.
answered 3 years ago
By
nyfreedombelle
 - Beaver Falls, PA
Question

Does it really weigh 138 pounds ??????

asked 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Chuk
on Singer 5400 Sew Mate 60-Stitch Sewing Machine, 5400
3 answers
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answer 1
No, this product weighs 17.1 lbs
answered 6 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
lol, no. Maybe 13.8 :)
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
OkSusan
answer 3
No it weighs approximately 18 lbs.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
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Does the 5400 model have a handle on top and does it come with a hard cover case for carrying to a class?

asked 2 years, 5 months ago
By
Dot
on Singer 5400 Sew Mate 60-Stitch Sewing Machine, 5400
3 answers
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answer 1
It does not come with a hard cover, but they do sell a "universal" hard case at Wal Mart.

It has a slot that your hand goes into to lift the machine, not a lift up or separate handle.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
SewPat
answer 2
It doesn't come with a regular handle that you lift up the handle is a molded inside of the machine located at the top for carrying it. It does not come with a carrying case but it does come with a white plastic cover. Hope this helps.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
Malanie
answer 3
It doesn't have a handle on top, but it has a place where your hands grip it in the middle. There is a soft cover for the machine.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
By
Debbie1959
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Can you sew leather with this machine

I sew a ton of patches to leather coates - vests just need to know if this will do the job. I also sew heavy fabrics
asked 3 years ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Singer 5400 Sew Mate 60-Stitch Sewing Machine, 5400
2 answers
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answer 1
No, it absolutely will not. You may want to look into a heavy duty machine of some sort.
answered 7 months ago
By
Audacity82
answer 2
I don't know if this will help you but I sew 10 0z duck canvas mostly and it runs great. I haven't even changed the needle to a denim needle yet, what comes with it has worked perfectly for me.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
By
MostHappyMommy
 - Nashville, TN
Question

Will this model be able to hem denim jeans?

asked 2 years, 3 months ago
By
clyone
on Singer 5400 Sew Mate 60-Stitch Sewing Machine, 5400
2 answers
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answer 1
I haven't used it for that purpose, but I used 2 thicknesses of denim to test some of the decorative stitches and it had no problem. No missed stitches or straining and no looping on the bottom.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
SewPat
answer 2
If you plan on mending or sewing denim items, the Singer 5400 will be glad to assist you with your project. Please remember though that denim needs some special handling. Things like the correct thread type, stitch settings and needle size can help your project sew smoothly.
If you plan on doing a lot of sewing on denim though, you may want to look into the new Singer 44S Classic or some of the other heaver duty machines we have available. They have stronger motors and a stainless steel work areas that will help make your sewing time go smoothly.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
Question

your site says it weighs 138#. Really?

asked 2 years, 3 months ago
By
Marilyn
on Singer 5400 Sew Mate 60-Stitch Sewing Machine, 5400
2 answers
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answer 1
Yeah, I saw that!

I think they intended ounces. Mine weights about 14 lbs.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
SewPat
answer 2
definitely not
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
FemaleinMissouri
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does 5400 singer shake when sewing to fast?

asked 2 years, 1 month ago
By
m
on Singer 5400 Sew Mate 60-Stitch Sewing Machine, 5400
2 answers
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answer 1
In my opinion, it definitely did shake. But certainly not enough to top over.
answered 7 months ago
By
Audacity82
answer 2
yes
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
FemaleinMissouri
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