performance™ 5.0

Sewing.
My Passion.

A passion for sewing reveals ones true self. Beautiful fabrics that inspire your imagination to run free. Creations that show a love of detail and desire to achieve professional-looking results. You need a sewing machine that delights you - one that offers room for new ideas and possibilities.

Key Features

PFAFF® creative™ Color Touch Screen

The clear, high resolution display shows stitches in actual size. The intuitive layout is easy to understand.

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 45 years! Absolutely even fabric feed from both the top and the bottom.

 

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Straight Stitch Needle Plate Sensor

Your performance™ 5.0 sewing machine alerts you if you try to select a stitch other than a straight stitch when the straight stitch needle plate is attached.

Projects & Inspiration

Large Sewing Space

The PFAFF® performance™ 5.0 sewing 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.
 

Tapering on all 9mm Decorative Stitches

Taper the beginning and/or end of any stitch, and choose from many different angles for unlimited opportunities.

Patchwork Program

Use patchwork program to remember the seam length to repeat over and over. This can be used with both utility and decorative stitches.


LED Lights

Optimized bright lights illuminate the entire work area with no shadows.

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0A - Standard presser foot for IDT™ system
1A - Fancy stitch foot for IDT™ system
2A - Fancy stitch foot
3 - Blindhem foot for IDT™ system
4 - Zipper foot for IDT™ system
5A - Sensormatic buttonhole foot
5M - Manual buttonhole foot
6A - Embroidery/Sensormatic free-motion foot
1/4” quilting foot for IDT™ system

other accessories

Stylus
Thread net (2)
Edge guide
Felt pad (2)
Screwdriver
Seam ripper
Brush
Spool cap, large (2)
Spool cap, medium
Spool cap, small
Multi-purpose tool
Bobbins (5)
Knee-lift
Straight stitch needle plate
Foot control
Power cord
Needles
Microfiber cloth
Warranty

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Over 300 Stitches – Be astonished by the fascinating selection of PFAFF® high-quality 9mm stitches – unique embellishments, stitched perfectly.

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Extension Table with Adjustable Guide

Substantially increases your work area.

Circular Attachment

The perfect tool when you want to make unique embellishments on your sewing projects, garments and quilts.

Ruffler Foot

Make close or widely spaced pleats automatically while sewing

Perfect ¼” Foot with guide for IDT™ System

Designed to help you achieve a ¼"(6mm) or scant ¼" (5.9mm) seam when piecing. Also wonderful for topstitching.