The Brother Strong & Tough ST371HD Heavy-Duty Computerized Sewing Machine is a perfectly designed computerized heavy duty sewing machine for those requiring flexibility and durability. Perfect for a beginner to an advanced user who is looking for a durable and robust sewing machine. This machine is excellent for mending on virtually everything from thick outdoor fabrics to lightweight and elegant silks. The ST371HD includes a metal needle plate for smoother fabric feeding and heavyweight needles. The 37 utility and decorative stitches for blind hems, stretch stitches, buttonholes, zipper insertion, and more gives this exceptional sewing machine even more value. The ST371HD comes complete with six sewing feet, including a spring action zigzag foot and nonstick, blind stitch, zipper, buttonhole, and button sewing feet. The built-in handle allows the Brother ST371HD to go from sewing table to storage in a snap. Operating at a maximum sewing speed of 800 stitches per minute, the Brother ST371HD can quickly yet efficiently complete sewing projects without compromising quality.