Everything you do can be seen. The brilliant, high resolution screen shows stitches in actual size and embroidery designs in true colors.
Customize and combine designs directly on the screen and position them the way you like.
A centrally located screen provides good visibility from different angles.
More than 150 exclusive designs included with the machine. An unbelievable variety of beautiful PFAFF® embroidery designs, including specialty techniques such as yarn couching, Tread Velvet™ technique, and cutwork are waiting to be discovered by you.
Over 250 stitches – be astonished by the fascinating selection of PFAFF® high-quality 9 mm stitches – unique embellishments, stitched perfectly on all kinds of fabric, thanks to the original IDT™ System.
PFAFF® Stitch Creator™ Feature – Unique – Design your own new 9 mm Stitches or edit built-in stitches. Vary the look of the stitch with unlimited possibilities.
Color Touch Screen
The clear, high resolution display shows stitches in actual size and embroidery designs in true color. The intuitive layout is easy to understand.
On-screen Customizing of Embroidery Designs
You can easily combine multiple designs directly on screen.
Exclusive Stitch Creator™ Feature
Create new 9mm stitches or edit built-in stitches for unlimited creativity
Built-in Designs and Embroidery Fonts + Memory to Save Combinations
157 fantastic embroidery designs and 2 embroidery fonts – each in three different sizes – are stored in the machine’s memory. There’s plenty of space to save your personal creations too for easy access.
The Original IDT™ System
Integrated Dual Feed only from PFAFF® for over 40 years!.
Absolutely even fabric feed from both the top and the bottom.
Enhanced to provide more control when sewing through thick layers or seaming small pieces.
Large Sewing Space
The PFAFF® creative™ 3.0 sewing and embroidery machine is the perfect choice for quilters, home decor sewers, fashion enthusiasts – anyone who creates. The sewing area to the right of the needle is supersized for sewing large amounts of fabric or batting.
Over 250 Stitches
Be astonished by the fascinating selection of PFAFF® high-quality 9mm stitches – unique embellishments, stitched perfectly.
4 Built-in Stitch Fonts
Choose a font to personalize your project.
Creative Signature™ Sewing Programs:
Tapering on all 9,, Decorative Stitches
Taper the beginning and/or end of any stitch, and choose from many different angles for unlimited opportunities.
Use Patchwork Program to remember the seam length to repeat over and over. This can be used with both utility and decorative stitches.
Single Stitch Program
Set exact number of stitches or sequence repeats you wish to sew.
Mirror Image of Stitches
Flip the stitch side to side and/or end to end for even more possibilities.
Moves complete stitch right or left to easily align decorative stitches
Density can be increased or decreased without affecting stitch length by controlling the distance between the stitch points
Automatic Presser Foot Lift
Raises the presser foot instantly when the needle is set to stop down and/or at the end of a seam after a thread snip.
Three modes for free-motion quilting, thread painting or darning. Select the best mode for your specific technique.
Set needle to stop up or down in the fabric for pivoting, appliqué and more.
Buttonhole columns are sewn in the same direction for precise stitch quality.
Sew without the foot control – Makes sewing long seams, sew free-motion and buttonholes easy.
37 Needle Positions
For exact placement of your straight stitch.
Stitch Width Safety
Limits stitch width to center needle straight stitch while using straight stitch foot to prevent needle breakage.
Twin Needle Program
Enter twin needle size to automatically adjust the stitch width. See the twin needle stitch on the screen.
Return to the beginning of a stitch or sequence without having to reset any special adjustments you’ve made.
When pressed the machine will tie-off and stop automatically for a quick and easy finish.
Accessory Feet Included
8 different presser feet for all your basic needs.
Large Embroidery Area
Embroider designs up to the size of 260 x 200mm.
Basic Precise Positioning
Easily match your design to a specific point on your fabric.
Creative Signature™ Embroidery Programs:
Flip the designs side to side and/or end to end for even more possibilities
Rotate by 1° increments for precise adjustments.
Embroidery Design Scale
Enlarge or reduce designs without changing the stitch count.
Stitch any design in a single color without color stops.
Basting in the Hoop
Baste fabric to a stabilizer that is already hooped. Also great for knit fabrics or other fabrics that you do not wish to hoop.
Cut Jump Stitches
Cuts embroidery jump stitches automatically, pulling threads to the back side.
Make customizing on the PFAFF® creative™ Color Touch Screen simple and precise.
Move the hoop to correct position for changing the bobbin, cutting jump stitches, trimming an appliqué or finding the center of the design.
Embroidery Hoops Included
The machine comes with two hoops: creative™ 120 Square Hoop (120×120), creative™ Elite Hoop (260×200).
Use your computer and Quick font Program to create embroidery fonts from any TrueType® font
Program for Viewing and Organizing Designs
Organize design files saved on your computer, turn designs into image files, print catalogs and more.
Optimized bright lights illuminate the entire work area with no shadows
Automatically cut top and bobbin threads, pulling thread ends to the back side of fabric.
Quick Help Systems
Touch the quick help icon for instant information.
Adjusts sewin speed and your PFAFF® creative™ 3.0 sewing and embroidery machine remembers your preferred setting.
Save your personal stitches and sequences in a folder to sew them again whenever you wish.
Stylus Holder Built-in!
Keeps your stylus at your fingertips.
Download the latest program version from the internet; update quickly with a USB stick.
Choose from different languages in the Settings menu. Make sure your PFAFF® creative™ 3.0 speaks the same language you do.