You can really challenge yourself to do the things that other machines were holding you back from.  The Performance allows you to quickly and easily for your own stitch patterns, sequences and monograms, save them all to the machine or even a USB device.

*Note this price is for a floor model machine*



Stacking Stitches – Sew beautiful decorative stitches in two colors. The stacking stitches consist of pairs of stitches that are designed to be sewn on top of each other.

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.

Maxi Stitches – Add beautiful accents to your project with stitches and monograms up to 48mm wide.

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

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

4 Built-in Stitch Fonts – Choose one of 4 fonts to personalize your project.

Optimized Feeding – Enhanced to provide more control when sewing through thick layers or seaming small pieces.

Electronic Knee-Lift – Raises the presser foot with an easy movement, allowing you to keep your hands on your project.

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.

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.

Single Stitch Program – Set exact number of stitches or sequence repeats you wish to sew.

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

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

Stitch Density – Density can be increased or decreased without affecting stitch length by controlling the distance between the stitch points.

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.

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

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

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

Start/stop – Sew without the foot control.

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

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

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

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

Auto tie-off – When pressed, the machine will tie-off and stop automatically for a quick and easy finish.

PFAFFcreative™ Color Touch Screen – The clear, high resolution display shows stitches in actual size. The intuitive layout is easy to understand.

Straight Stitch Needle Plate Sensor – Your PFAFF® performance™ 5.2 sewing machine alerts you if you try to select a stitch other than straight stitch when the straight stitch needle plate is attached.

Thread snips – Automatically cut top and bobbin threads.

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

Large embroidery area – The creative™ 2.0 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 153 stitches. Includes utility stitches, buttonholes, 9 mm wide decorative stitches, quilt stitches, cross stitches and hemstitches.

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

Bobbin Thread Sensor – Alerts you when bobbin thread is low.

Quick Help System – Touch the quick help icon for instant information.

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

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

Stylus Holder – Keeps your stylus at your fingertips.

Updateable – Download the latest program version from the internet; update quickly with a USB stick.

Languages – Choose from different languages in the Settings menu.

USB connection – If you fill up the save slots in the machine simply save your new or modified stitches on a USB stick.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.


Performance 5.0

$5,999.00 $4,799.00