Challenge your imagination!

If you’re searching for inspiration, new skills to master, and opportunities to express your own personal style. Then you need a sewing machine that meets your needs today with the potential to expand your creativity in the future. If you love embroidery and the almost limitless possibility it represents. Then, this is your perfect machine: creative™ 3.0.



The original IDT™ system – Integrated Dual Feed only from PFAFF® for over 45 years.

German Innovative Design – Built to make sewing easy and to achieve the professional results that sewists want.

Large sewing space – The sewing area to the right of the needle is super-sized for sewing large projects.

Large embroidery area – The creative™ 3.0 has a large embroidery area – up to 260 x 200 mm for your unique, personal creations.

A wide variety of beautiful 9mm stitches – Select from  254 stitches. Includes utility stitches, buttonholes, 9 mm wide decorative stitches, quilt stitches, cross stitches and hemstitches. 4 Built in stitch fonts.

More than 157 fantastic embroidery designs – Created by fashion designers for the PFAFF® creative sewing and embroidery machine line. And 2 embroidery fonts each in 3 different sizes

USB connection – Transfer embroidery designs quick and easy between your creative™ 3.0 and your computer with the USB Embroidery Stick. There’s even one included.

UpdateableDownload the latest program version from the internet; update quickly with a USB stick.

Thread snips – Automatically cut top and bobbin threads.

Cut jump stitches – Cuts embroidery jump stitches automatically, pulling threads to the back side.

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.

Extra presser foot lift – Raises the presser foot to its highest position so that thick fabrics can be placed easily under the presser foot.

Free-motion Modes – Two modes for free-motion quilting, thread painting or darning. Select the best mode for your specific technique.

Stitch width safety – Limits stitch width to centre needle straight stitch to prevent needle breakage while using a straight stitch foot or plate.

Stitch positioning – Moves complete stitch right or left to align decorative stitches.

Auto tie-off – Ties off automatically at the beginning and/or the end of a seam for a quick and easy finish.

Stitch Sequencing and Memories ­– Combine and save up to 40 stitches and/or letters in one of 10 sequence memories – sew in one step repeatedly.

Programming Sequencing Commands – Program Stop, Thread Snips or Tie-off into a stitch sequence.  Your sequence does exactly what you want every time.

2 Built in sewing alphabets –Each in 3 different sizes. Upper case, lower case plus numbers and symbols to personalize any sewing project.

Needle up/down – Set needle to stop up or down in the fabric for pivoting, appliqué and more.

Tapering on all 9mm decorative stitches – Gradually increase or decrease the width at the beginning and/or at the end. Choose different angles for more creative opportunities.

Twin needle program – Enter twin needle size to automatically adjust the stitch width. See the twin needle stitch on the screen.

Permanent Reverse – Your hands are free to guide your fabric.

Sensormatic buttonhole – Buttonhole columns are sewn in the same direction for precise stitch quality.

37 needle positions – Variable needle positions for precise stitching. Perfect for topstitching, quilting, zippers and more.

Large stitch plate – Markings to the left and right of the needle help you guide your fabric.

Button ruler – Use the button ruler on the lid to measure your button.

Two built-in spool pins – For twin needle sewing or specialty sewing.

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.

Hoop positions – Easily positions the hoop to change the bobbin, trim around an appliqué or to go to the center of the design.

2 Embroidery font included –  Upper case, lower case plus numbers and symbols to personalize any embroidery project.

Design Placement – Moves the embroidery design in four directions and rotate it in 90 degree steps.

Design Scaling – You can increase or decrease the design up to 20% from the original size.

Orbit to check position – Checks the exact position of the embroidery design on the fabric in the hoop. Helpful when placing several designs next to one another.

Move through the entire design – No matter where your creative™3.0 is in the embroidery, you can always step stitch-by-stitch or between the color blocks, forward or backward, to embroider only part of the design.

Multi-coloured or Monochrome – The choice is yours! Set your creative™ 3.0 for monochrome mode to sew the complete design in one colour without colour stops.

Dual Lights – Optimized bright lights illuminate your entire sewing area without shadows.

Illuminated graphic display – The graphic display shows the stitch in actual size and all important information. It also shows the monochrome picture of embroidery design.

External feed dog drop – Convenient location to lower the feed dogs from the front of the machine. Ideal for stippling, free-motion embroidery or darning.

Electronic thread tension – Needle thread tension is set electronically for different stitches and embroideries – makes sewing simple.

Easy access stitch selection – Quick and easy stitch and embroidery design selection using the Direct Selection Buttons.

Top and bobbin thread sensors – Alert you when bobbin or needle thread is low.

Speed ranges – Adjust your sewing speed for specialty threads, techniques or personal taste.

Stitch restart – Return to the beginning of a stitch or sequence without having to reset any special settings you’ve made.

Mirror image – Flip the stitch or embroider design side-to-side and/or end-to-end for even more creative possibilities.

Electronic needle piercing power – Full piercing power at any speed with total control.

Languages – Choose from 14 different languages in the Settings menu.

Info Button – Simply touch to see important sewing recommendations on the illuminated graphic display.

Integrated needle threader – Makes threading the needle fast and easy.

Easy change presser feet – Changing is easy – no screws or other tools are needed – just snap it on or off.

Top loading bobbin – Easy access for changing bobbins.

Built-in accessory trays – Large trays to keep accessories close at hand with removable compartments for presser feet and bobbins.

Embroidery hoops included – creative™ 120 Square Hoop (120 x 120mm) and creative Elite Hoop

(260 x 200mm). Quick release on all hoops makes re-hooping simple.

Separate bobbin winding motor You can easily wind a bobbin while sewing or embroidering, without having to unthread the needle thread.

Jam proof rotary hook – No threads caught in bobbin area.

Personal Files – Save your personal stitches, sequences or designs in a folder to sew them again whenever you wish.

Start/stop – Sew without the foot control.


PFAFF Creative 3.0


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