Maxi Stitches – Add beautiful accents to your project with stitches and monograms up to 48mm wide.
Exclusive Stitch Creator™ Feature – Create new 9mm stitches or edit built-in stitches for unlimited creativity.
The Original IDT™ System – Integrated Dual Feed only from PFAFF® for
over 40 years! Absolutely even fabric feed from both the top and the
Over 300 Stitches – Be astonished by the fascinating selection of
PFAFF® high-quality 9mm stitches – unique embellishments, stitched
Large Sewing Space – The PFAFF® performance™ 5.0sewing 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.
4 Built-in Stitch Fonts – Choose one of 4 fonts to personalize your project.
Optimized Feeding – Enhanced to provide more control when sewing through thick layers or seaming small pieces.
Electronic Knee-Lift – Raises the presser foot with an easy movement, allowing you to keep your hands on your project.
Creative signature™ Sewing Programs:
• Tapering on all 9mm Decorative Stitches – Taper the beginning and/or
end of any stitch, and choose from many different angles for unlimited
• Patchwork Program – Use patchwork program to remember the seam length
to repeat over and over. This can be used with both utility and
• 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.
• Stitch Positioning – Moves complete stitch right or left to easily align decorative stitches.
• Stitch Density – Density can be increased or decreased without
affecting stitch length by controlling the distance between the stitch
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
Free-Motion Modes – Three modes for free-motion quilting, thread
painting or darning. Select the best mode for your specific technique.
Needle Up/Down – Set needle to stop up or down in the fabric for pivoting, appliqué and more.
Sensormatic Buttonhole – Buttonhole columns are sewn in the same direction for precise stitch quality.
Start/Stop – Sew without the foot control – Makes sewing long seams, free-motion and buttonholes easy.
37 Needle Positions – For exact placement of your straight stitch.
Stitch Width Safety – Limits stitch width to centre 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.
Stitch Restart – Return to the beginning of a stitch or sequence without having to reset any special adjustments you’ve made.
Immediate Tie-Off – When pressed the machine will tie-off and stop automatically for a quick and easy finish.
Accessory Feet Included – 10 different presser feet for all your basic needs.
PFAFFF® creative™ Colour Touch Screen The clear, high resolution display shows stitches in actual size.
The intuitive layout is easy to understand.
Straight Stitch Needle Plate Sensor – Your PFAFF® performance™ 5.0
sewing machine alerts you if you try to select a stitch other than
straight stitch when the straight stitch needle plate is attached.
LED Lights – Optimized bright lights illuminate the entire work area with no shadows.
Bobbin Thread Sensor – Alerts you when bobbin thread is low.
Thread Snips – Automatically cut top and bobbin threads, pulling thread ends to the back side of fabric.
Quick Help System – Touch the quick help icon for instant information.
Speed Ranges – Adjust sewing speed and your PFAFF® performance™ 5.0
sewing machine remembers your preferred setting until turned off.
Personal Menu – 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.
Updateable – Download the latest program version from the internet; update quickly with a USB stick.
Languages – Choose from different languages in the Settings menu. Make
sure your PFAFF® performance™ 5.0 sewing machine speaks the same
language you do.