Elna eXpressive 920 Sewing and Embroidery Machine Review: Unveiling the Features of This Top-of-the-Line Machine



The Elna eXpressive 920 Sewing and Embroidery Machine promises to be a very adjustable and feature-rich machine that could assist any sewer or quilter.

This machine appears to be an excellent choice for everybody considering a high-quality, feature-rich sewing and embroidery machine. However, it is also critically important to consider the cost, which is often nearly $6,999.00. If you are a dedicated sewer or quilter searching for a high-end machine, the Elna eXpressive 920 may be an excellent choice for you. However, if you are a casual seamstress or quilter, you may want to look at a less costly machine.

Elna eXpressive 920 Sewing and Embroidery Machine 10 built-in white LED lamps in 5 different locations


  • Wide Stitch Library: With 400 built- in stitches, including 13 buttonholes and 3 alphabets, you will have endless imaginative possibilities at your fingertips. Whether you are working on a delicate heirloom piece or a sturdy home decor project, you will find the perfect stitch for the job.
  • Embroidery Powerhouse: Unleash your inner embroidery enthusiast with 350 built- in embroidery designs, including florals, geometrics, and even lettering. The large embroidery field of9.1″ x11.8″( 230 mm x 300 mm) lets you tackle even the most ambitious projects with ease.
  • Spacious Workspace: Enjoy ample room to manage your fabrics with the Elna suggestive 920’s large working space of 11″ x4.7″( 280 mm x 120 mm). This is especially helpful for quilting, piecing, and other projects that require further freedom of movement.
  • Precision Stitching: Achieve professional- looking results with the machine’s maximum stitch width of 9 mm and malleable sewing speed of up to 1,060 spm. Whether you are stitching delicate details or racing to meet a deadline, you will have the perfect level of control.
  • Effortless Threading and Sewing: Save time and frustration with the machine’s automatic needle threader, automatic foot pressure adjustment, and automatic presser foot lifter withextra-high lift. These features make it easy to set up and start sewing quickly and efficiently.
Some others features for Elna eXpressive 920:
  • Convenient Thread Management: The built-in thread knife automatically trims both the upper and lower threads at the end of a seam or embroidery design, saving you time and effort. The easy bobbin winder with an independent motor makes filling the bobbin a breeze.
  • Expand Your Creativity: With 4 MB of built- in memory and 2 USB ports, you can fluently store and transfer your own embroidery designs and patterns. This opens up a world of creative possibilities and allows you to personalize your projects.
  • Universal Embroidery Unit: The removable embroidery unit makes it easy to switch between sewing and embroidery mode. This gives you the flexibility to tackle a wide range of projects without having to set up and break down a separate machine.

Elna eXpressive 920 Sewing and Embroidery Machine 400 Built-in Stitches

Sewing & Embroidery Features

Embroidery Features:
  • 350 Built-in Embroidery Designs: With a wide variety of designs to choose from, you’ll always find the perfect one for your project.
  • 10 Embroidery Fonts and 2 Alphabets: Personalize your projects with monograms, lettering, and more.
  • Monogramming: Create beautiful monograms with 2 or 3 letters and different border patterns.
  • Large Embroidery Area: The 9.1” x 11.8” (230 x 300 mm) embroidery field lets you tackle even the largest projects with ease.
  • Maximum Stitches per Design: With up to 200,000 stitches per design, you can create intricate and detailed embroidery designs.
  • Maximum Embroidery Speed: Embroider your projects quickly and efficiently with a maximum speed of 1,000 spm.
  • Free Arm Embroidery: Embroider cuffs, collars, and other closed areas with ease.
  • Embroidery Couching Foot: Add dimension and texture to your embroidery designs with the couching foot.
  • Editing Function: Combine designs and alphabets, resize, flip, rotate, arc, zoom, trace, duplicate, drag and drop, color choices, copy-paste and group.
  • Automatic and Programmable Thread Cutter: Trim both the upper and lower threads automatically at the end of a seam or embroidery design.
  • Jump Thread Trimming: Automatically trim jump threads for a clean and professional finish.
  • Removable Embroidery Unit with Carrying Bag: Easily switch between sewing and embroidery mode and take your embroidery on the go.
Sewing Features:
  • 400 Built-in Stitches: Choose from a wide variety of stitches for all your sewing needs, including utility, decorative, and heirloom stitches.
  • 13 Buttonholes: Create perfectly shaped buttonholes with ease.
  • 3 Alphabets: Sew personalized messages and monograms with the built-in alphabets.
  • Maximum Stitch Width: Sew wide decorative stitches up to 9 mm wide.
  • Maximum Stitch Length: Sew stitches up to 5 mm long.
  • Maximum Adjustable Sewing Speed: Sew quickly and efficiently with a maximum sewing speed of 1,060 spm.
  • 91 Needle Positions: Precisely position your needle for intricate stitching.
  • Up to 100 Programming Pattern Combinations: Combine and save your favorite stitches and patterns for easy recall.
  • Vertical and Horizontal Stitch Flip Function: Mirror your stitches for creative effects.
  • Cloth Guide Attachable on the Embroidery Unit: Ensure accurate stitching on curved and circular projects.
  • Long Arm with Large Workspace: The 11” x 4.7” (280 x 120 mm) workspace provides ample room for maneuvering your fabrics.
  • Wide, High Speed and Full-Colors LCD Touch Screen: Easily see and select your stitches and settings on the large touchscreen.

Elna eXpressive 920 Sewing and Embroidery Machine Up to 100 Programming Pattern Combinations

Standard Accessories

  • Presser Feet:

    • Standard foot A (for general sewing)
    • Rolled hem foot D (for creating rolled hems)
    • Zipper foot E (for sewing zippers)
    • Satin stitch foot F (for decorative stitching)
    • Open-toe satin stitch foot F2 (for decorative stitching with better visibility)
    • Blind hem foot G (for sewing blind hems)
    • Overlock foot M (for serging edges)
    • ¼” seam foot O (for sewing accurate 1/4″ seams)
    • Embroidery foot P (for embroidery)
    • Embroidery Couching foot PC-1 (for couching)
    • Embroidery Couching foot PC-2 (for couching)
    • Darning foot PD-H (for darning and mending)
    • Free motion quilting closed-toe foot – QC (for free motion quilting)
    • Free motion quilting open toe foot QO (for free motion quilting with better visibility)
    • Free motion quilting zigzag foot QV (for free motion quilting with zigzag stitches)
    • Automatic buttonhole foot R with stabilizer plate (for sewing buttonholes)
    • Button sewing foot T (for sewing on buttons)
    • Concealed zipper foot Z (for sewing invisible zippers)
  • Upper Feed Feet:

    • Upper Feed foot holder LARGE system
    • Upper Feed foot AD (for general sewing with the Upper Feed system)
    • Upper Feed quilt piecing foot OD (for piecing quilts with the Upper Feed system)
    • Upper Feed foot holder NARROW system
    • Upper Feed foot VD (for decorative stitching with the Upper Feed system)
    • Upper Feed zipper foot ED (for sewing zippers with the Upper Feed system)
  • Other Accessories:

    • Circular pivot pin
    • Quilting guide

Elna eXpressive 920 Sewing and Embroidery Machine included accessories


Elna eXpressive 920 Sewing and Embroidery Machine Mats Colors

With four sizes (Small, Medium, Large, and XL) and 13 color options to match your Bernina machine, you can find the perfect mat to complement your setup.

Elna eXpressive 920 Sewing and Embroidery Machine Mats

Elna eXpressive 920 Customers reviews:

  • “This is a solid cabinet and provides excellent work space. If I were to wish for something more it would be more storage in the same cabinet. Otherwise it’s a great product and I would buy it again.” – September 16, 2016 by Sandra F. (SD, United States)

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