PFAFF Creative 4.0 Computerized Sewing, Quilting, & Embroidery Machine

Now is the ideal time to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary. The PFAFF® creative™ 4.0 sewing and embroidery machine offers a range of impressive features and creative possibilities, as well as an incredible diversity of designs.

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➜ Large Embroidery Area
➜ The Original IDT™ System
➜ Stitch Creator™ Feature
➜ Basic Shape Creator™ Feature
➜ Precise Positioning


Large Embroidery Area

The PFAFF® creative™ 4.0 sewing and embroidery machine features a large embroidery area - up to 260 x 200 mm for your unique, personal creations.

Cut Jump Stitches in Embroidery

The machine will trim the top jump stitches and pull the thread end to the underside of the fabric as you embroider. It will save you time trimming after the embroidery is completed.

Precise Positioning

Place every embroidery design exactly where you want it. Combine designs and elements to create embroideries of unlimited size quickly and easily.

All Stitches Can Be Sewn in the Embroidery Hoop

Allows the creation of unique embroidery designs.

Embroidery Stitch Editor

Adjust sequences and stitches for truly creative borders and for beautiful unique embellishments.

Embroidery Design Scaling

Increase or decrease the original design up to 20% for different weights of thread.

Change Embroidery Colors

Change the thread colors in the embroidery on the PFAFF® HD screen and see your embroidery in 3D view.

Estimated Embroidery Time is Shown

The PFAFF® creative™ 4.0 sewing and embroidery machine automatically shows an estimation of the embroidery time for the current color block so you know how long it takes to embroider.

Multi-Select Designs

Select one, several or all designs on the PFAFF® HD screen in embroidery to move or adjust the designs. They don’t even have to be in order.

Jump to Stitch

Enter the stitch number to jump to a specifc stitch in embroidery.

Autosave Current State

Set to periodically save embroidery stitch number and position plus automatically saves personalized adjustments to continue your embroidery later.

Save Current State

Lets you stop at any stitch in your embroidery and save all settings.

Basting in the Hoop

Baste fabric to a stabilizer that is already hooped. Great for knit fabrics or other fabrics that you do not wish to hoop.

Zoom In / Zoom Out

For exact placement of designs, stitch points etc.

Embroidery Grid

Makes customizing on the PFAFF® HD screen simple and precise.

Hoop Positions

Touch the icon to position the hoop to change the bobbin, trim around an appliqué or to go to the center of the design.

More than 100 Fantastic Embroidery Designs

Created by fashion designers for the PFAFF® creative™ 4.0 sewing and embroidery machine are included.

2 Built-in Embroidery Fonts

3 different sizes with scaling possibilities in upper case, lower case plus numbers and symbols.

Embroidery Hoops Included

Creative™ 120 Square Hoop (120 x 120), creative™ ELITE Hoop (260 x 200). Quick release on all hoops makes re-hooping simple.

Make the Embroidery Area Even Larger

With the optional embroidery unit the creative™ 4.0 sewing and embroidery machine features the largest embroidery area in the home sewing industry - up to 360 x 350 mm for your unique, personal creations.

USB Ports

The PFAFF® creative™ 4.0 sewing and embroidery machine is equipped with two USB ports (host and device).

USB Connection

Transfer embroidery designs between your creative™ 4.0 sewing and embroidery machine and your computer with the USB embroidery stick or USB cable for unlimited memory.

Creative 4D™ Quickfont Included

Use your computer and 4D™ QuickFont to change TrueType fonts into embroidery fonts.

Creative 4D™ Organizer

A program for your computer to organize your design fles in your computer, turn designs into an image fle, print catalogues and more.


Large Sewing Space

The sewing area to the right of the needle is super-sized for sewing large projects – 10" to the right of the needle.

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. IDT™ system works with any stitch forward or reverse at any stitch length or width. The original IDT™ system from PFAFF® is built right into the machine. It can be easily engaged or disengaged as needed. Many PFAFF® accessories and presser feet can be used with IDT™ system to ensure even seams with any stitch on any fabric.

Beautiful 9mm High-quality Stitches

Select from a wide variety of beautiful high quality stitches - over 300. Including utility stitches, buttonholes, 9 mm wide decorative stitches, quilt stitches, cross stitches and hemstitches.

Start / Stop Button

Sew without the foot ControL makes sewing long seams, free-motion, and embroidery easy.

Sew with Embroidery Unit On

Eliminates the need to remove embroidery unit when sewing.

Stitch Creator

Create your own new individual stitches directly on the PFAFF® HD screen. You can also edit the built in stitches for unlimited creativity.

Electronic Thread Tension

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

Stitch Positioning

Moves complete stitch right or left to align decorative stitches.

Automatic Presser Foot Lift

Raises the presser foot to pivot position automatically when the needle is set to stop down. The presser foot lifts at the end of a seam after a thread snip.

Adjustable Presser Foot Pressure

For specialty fabrics and techniques.

Extra Presser Foot Lift

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

Tapering On All 9mm Decorative Stitches

Gradually increase or decrease the stitch width at the beginning and/or at the end. Choose from 18 different angles for more creative opportunities.

Patchwork Program

Sew your seam and the creative™ 4.0 sewing and embroidery machine will remember the seam length to repeat over and over. Use with utility or decorative stitches for special effects.

Single Stitch Program

Set the exact number of stitches or sequences you wish to sew with automatic stopping.

Combine Tapering with Either Patchwork Program or Single Stitch Program

Repeat the tapered seam with the same look and length over and over again, giving more creative freedom. The PFAFF® HD screen also shows what the taper looks like with the selected stitch.

Two Free-Motion Modes

Choose between Sensormatic or Spring foot free-motion mode for best results with various techniques and fabrics.

Automatic Feed Dog Drop

Lowers the feed dogs for special techniques and embroidery.

Program Sequencing Commands

Program Stop, Thread Snips and/or Tie-off into a stitch sequence. Your sequence does exactly what you want every time.

Sensormatic Buttonhole

Makes beautiful repeatable buttonholes on any fabric.

Twin Needle Program

Automatically adjusts the stitch width to prevent needle breakage. See the stitch as it will sew on the PFAFF® HD screen.

Stitch Restart

Instantly returns to the beginning of your selected stitch, sequence or embroidery.

Mirror Image

Flip the stitch side to side and/or end to end for even more creative possibilities.

Stitch Width Safety

Limits stitch width to center needle straight stitch while using straight stitch needle plate and/or straight stitch foot to prevent needle breakage.

Needle Up / Down

Touch a button to set your needle to automatically stop up or down in the fabric for pivoting, appliqué and more. Just tap the foot control to shift between up/down position.



The PFAFF® HD screen with high end resolution displays stitches in actual size and embroidery designs in 3D true color. The intuitive screen layout is clear, well-designed, and easy to use.

LED Lights

Optimized bright lights illuminate your entire sewing area without shadows. thread SnipS Automatically cuts top and bobbin thread at the touch of a button or wherever you have programmed it.

Separate Bobbin Winding Motor

Easily wind a bobbin while sewing or embroidering.

Top and Bobbin Thread Sensor

Alerts you when bobbin is running low and/or when the needle thread is broken or runs out.

Bobbin Winding from the Needle

No need to rethread to wind bobbins when you wind directly from the needle. Winding stops automatically when your bobbin is full.

Connect USB Devices via two USB Ports

Use optional external CD drive, optional USB hub or an external mouse to navigate your PFAFF® HD screen.

Stylus Holder Built-in

Keeps your stylus at your fngertips.

Button Ruler

Quickly determine your buttonhole size with the help of the button ruler. Set buttonhole size on the PFAFF® HD screen and sew as many precise buttonholes as you need.

German Innovative Design

Built to make sewing easy and to achieve the professional results that sewers wants. The PFAFF® creative™ 4.0 sewing and embroidery machine with its innovative features, durability and ease of operation will do it all for you.

Two Built-in Spool Pins

For twin needle sewing, specialty sewing, bobbin winding while sewing or embroidering.

Large Stitch Plate

Markings to the left or right of the needle help you guide your fabric.

Browse Your Computer from your Pfaff® Creative™ 4.0 Sewing and Embroidery Machine

Search for design fles easily.

Quick Help System and Alphabetical Index Help

Simply touch quick help icon or index help for built-in advice.

All Information is Shown on the Pfaff® HD Screen

Intuitive user-interface with easy to understand icons.

Personal Files

Save your personal stitches, sequences or designs in your personal fle folders to sew them again whenever you wish.

Speed Ranges

Adjust your sewing speed for specialty threads, techniques or personal taste. updateabLe via the Internet.

Quick Reference Card

Handy laminated sheet with key information.


  • 0A Standard Foot with IDT™
  • 1A Fancy Stitch Foot with IDT™
  • 2A Fancy Stitch Foot
  • 3 Blindhem Foot with IDT™
  • 4 Zipper Foot with IDT™
  • 5A Sensormatic Buttonhole Foot
  • 5M Manual Buttonhole Foot
  • 6A Sensormatic Free-motion / Embroidery Foot
  • 7 Rolled Hem Foot with IDT™
  • Stylus
  • Thread Net
  • Edge Guide
  • Felt Pad
  • USB Embroidery Stick
  • Screwdriver
  • Seam Ripper
  • Brush
  • Spool Cap, Large (2)
  • Spool Cap, Medium
  • Spool Cap, Small
  • Bobbins
  • Multi-purpose Tool
  • Hoop Clips
  • Foot Control
  • Foot Control Cord
  • Power Cord
  • USB Cord (P/N:412 62 59-04)
  • Needles
  • 5D™ Embroidery Machine Communication
  • Instructional CD
  • Creative™ 4.0 Embroidery collection



  • Creative™ 120 Square Hoop (120x120)
  • Creative™ Elite Hoop (260x200)
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