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Sofia (Previous Model) (BL137A)
Model number: BL137A
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Description
Trend-setting Sofia is full of ideas - the perfect friend for all of your embroidery and sewing projects.
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Built-in design library

Built-in Design Library

Sofia includes 70 built-in fashionable embroidery designs, 120 frame patterns and 5 font styles, so you can start embroidering right away!
Embroidery hoop

Embroidery Hoop

Embroider every design in Sofia’s library with the included 4 x 4 embroidery hoop.
more hoop

6-7/10" x 4" Hoop Available

An optional Multi-Positioning Hoop is perfect for embroidery larger than 4" x 4".

Quick-set bobbin

Quick-Set Bobbin

Easily set your bobbin. Merely drop in the top-loading bobbin and pull the thread through the slot. Let Quick-Set do the rest.
advanced needle threader

Advanced Needle Threader

Sofia includes easy-to-follow, numbered guides so you can thread your needle with a few simple motions.
accessories

Multiple Accessories

No matter what type of project you're creating, Sofia makes it easier with 8 snap-on feet and a variety of additional accessories.
Technology Features
  • USB direct connect (Type B)  
  • LCD Touch Screen (120 x 64 dot matrix) with touch pen
  • Embroidery card slot
  • Advanced needle threader
  • Automatic thread cutter
  • Quick-Set, top loading bobbin
  • Quick-Set bobbin winder
  • Upper and lower thread sensors to alert when threads are broken
  • LED light illuminates sewing surface
Embroidery Capabilities
  • Built-in embroidery design library
  • 70 Embroidery designs 
  • 120 Frame Patterns
  • 5 Font styles in upper and lower case 
  • Embroiders up to 4" x 4" (100mm x 100mm) embroidery field
  • Reads embroidery designs with a stitch capacity of up to 50,000 stitches per design
  • Up to 12 Memory Pockets for embroidery equaling 512KB
  • Enlargement (up to 20%)
  • Reduction (up to 10%)
  • Mirror imaging
  • 1°, 10°, and 90° pattern rotation
  • Embroidery speed up to 400 spm (stitches per minute)
  • LCD Touch Screen shows:
    • Estimated embroidery time display
    • Needle advancement (by color or stitch increment)
    • Measurements displayed in inches or millimeters (mm)
    • Thread color indicator
    • On-screen hoop size indicator
    • Trial function
Advanced Sewing Features
  • 67 Built-in stitches including:
    • 46 Utility (with 10 styles of one-step buttonholes) 
    • 19 Decorative
    • 1 Satin
    • 1 Cross
  • Stitch length 0.0mm - 5.0mm on sewing stitches
  • Maximum Utility stitch width: 7mm
  • Utility stitch editing capabilities
  • Store personal stitch settings for each Utility stitch on machine
  • Variable needle positions
  • Twin needle settings key
Convenient Sewing Features
  • Convenient One-Touch Buttons for
    • Start/Stop
    • Reverse sewing
    • Needle up/down
    • Thread cutter
  • Sewing speed control
  • Programmable needle up/down
  • Needle plate with scale in inches and centimeters
  • Electronic foot control with separate power cord
  • Free arm with drop feed lever
  • Accessory storage compartment
  • Lightweight and compact size for easy travel
    • Weighs under 14 lbs in sewing mode
    • Weighs under 17 lbs with the embroidery unit attached.
Additional Information
  • Language conversion capabilities (16 languages)
  • Warranty (25 years limited, 10 years parts, 5 years computer circuit, 5 years electrical, 1 year labor)
  • Optional embroidery hoops:
    • Small 1" x 2.5"
    • Multi-position 6" x 4
Instructional and Help Resources

Built-in Operational Guide

Included Accessories
  • Touch pen (stylus)
  • USB cable
  • 8 Snap-On Feet:
    • Buttonhole
    • Embroidery
    • Overcasting
    • Monogramming
    • Zipper
    • Zigzag
    • Blind stitch
    • Button fitting
  • Soft cover for machine
  • Embroidery bobbin thread (White)
  • Bobbins
  • Seam ripper
  • Twin needle
  • 4" x 4" Embroidery hoop and grid
  • And more

Designer's Gallery Software - Letting embroidery designs work for you

EDG-TP53
Designer's Gallery LetterWorks™ III
You create the sentiment, LetterWorks III software will add the style.
EDG-TP2
Designer's Gallery DensityWorks™
Is your design causing your needle to break? Then you need DensityWorks.

EDG-TP3
Designer's Gallery SizeWorks™
SizeWorks software allows you to enlarge or reduce the size of any designs - all while maintaining a perfect stitch count.
EDG-TP4K
Designer's Gallery HoopWorks™
If you design is larger than your hoop, youíll find help with HoopWorks - designs of every size will always work for you.

Embroidery Designs - Amazing Designs - Find the perfect embroidery designs for any project

AmazingDesigns
Amazing Designs - Embroidery Design Collections
Browse hundreds of embroidery design collections by Amazing Designs. Most available as both a multi-format CD-ROM and instant download.
Visit AmazingDesigns.com

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Stabilizers - Select the right foundation for every design

BLC601
Soft Stitch Fusible Stitch Cover Up 5 Yards x 8"
This stabilizer is ideal for covering the back of finished embroidery to prevent scratching the skin. Make any embroidery project comfortable to wear, including children's clothing and those with sensitive skin.
BLC204
Ultra Soft Fusible
Pliable stabilizer ideal as soft backing for embroidery or as a light interfacing.
BLP-FILM
Press Away Embroidery Stabilizer
Press-Away Topping is a temporary stabilizer that dissolves when pressed with a hot, dry iron. Itís used during the application process to provide stability to stitches, which helps prevent puckering, tunneling, and distortion. Press-Away topping is perfect for applications that need stability but absolutely no stabilizer remaining.

Bobbins - Get prepared for any project

BLBW-CK
Bobbin Work Creative Accessory Kit
Achieve the look of textured stitches with ribbons or thick heavy thread using the Specialty Bobbin Work Accessory
BL-BWA

Hoops - Embroider designs of all sizes and shapes

Others - See what's possible with your machine

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A Spacer 
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A Spacer 
 Intermediate Level 183 KB 
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 Intermediate Level 1.97 MB 
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BL137A Version 1.10 Update BL137A Version 1.10 Update
Version 1.10
Added: 7/6/2011
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