The Brother LX3817A 17-Stitch Full-Size Aqua Sewing Machine is a welcome addition for your sewing studio or crafting room. It's straightforward to use and suitable for everyday tasks. This Brother full-size sewing machine's versatile features include a blind hem stitch, four-step auto-size buttonhole, zigzag, and couching options. Selecting a mode is as easy as turning the dial, and the included instructional CD takes you through how to set up and use your unit. The LX3817A has four quick-change sewing feet; a zigzag foot, a zipper foot, a buttonhole foot, and a button foot, so creating one-of-a-kind outfits or home décor pieces just got more creative. The upper thread tension control knob helps you adjust the thread tension to suit your fabric and project, so you avoid too loose or too tight, or puckered results. Lightweight, portable, and compact; this Brother full-size sewing machine is excellent for taking classes and is easy to store at home. It makes a thoughtful gift idea for a birthday, holiday, or any other occasion. Great for beginners and for advanced users looking for a portable machine.