Skyline – S5

This machine has been designed for every type of sewing – everyday projects, home décor, high fashion, patchwork and quilting. The Skyline S5 has a 310mm long arm (over 12″) with 210mm of work area to the right of the needle and an arm space of 120mm (4.7″), high giving you plenty of room to cope with those bigger projects. With a great range of 170 stitches including a choice of 10 styles of buttonholes plus an alphabet, the Skyline S5 offers creativity on every sewing project. Just flip up the top cover on the machine to view the huge variety of 9mm wide stitch styles available. The stitch quality is excellent even at speeds of 1000 stitches per minute whilst the special built-in features will help you cope with almost any sewing challenge. Pivot on corners with the needle up/down feature, control the maximum sewing speed for precision work, trim off threads with the built-in automatic thread cutter, thread the needle automatically, whatever you need to make sewing easier, the Skyline S5 is the machine for you.

S5 brochure



Machine Size

W504 x H316 x D236mm


8″ or 210mm to the right of the needle

Free Arm

8" or 205mm

Machine Screen

bright backlit LCD touch screen includes stylus

Quick Reference Stitch Chart

in the lid of the machine

Easy Stitch Selection

Easy touch selection panel including stitch function/editing buttons

Sewing Speed

60 to 1,000 stitches per minute


170 built-in stitches + lettering, over 6 modes


10 different styles of auto one-step buttonhole

Stitch Width

up to 9mm

Stitch Length

up to 5mm

Stitch Elongation

satin stitches can be elongated up to 5 times longer than the original stitch size

Mirror Imaging

Individual stitches + stitches in a stitch combination can be mirror imaged


The startover key resets the stitch to the beginning. Great for decorative stitches and stitch combinations

Set Menu

Customise the machine settings via the Set Menu

Drop Feed


Superior Plus Feed System

7 piece feed dog; no more fabric slipping, puckering and shifting

Foot Pressure Adjustment

7 levels

Needle Threader

Built-in, easy to use

Easy Change Needle Plate

No more screws, the needle plate is easily removed by pressing a lever, then attaching the straight stitch needle plate which comes standard with the bobbin cover plate attached

Needle Plate

Has patented needle plate markings for precision sewing with needle drop position, angle marks and sewing guides in front of the sewing foot for perfect placement

Easy Set Bobbin


Needle Position


Easy Set Bobbin Winder

Yes with 5 cutters on base plate

Stop/Start Button

Can sew without foot control

Needle Up/Down Function

You can set this function in the Set Menu. Default setting is down.

Auto Lock-Off Stitch Button

Locks off your stitching at the push of a button, no more unravelling threads


6 LED lights in 3 locations to illuminate your work area

Adjustable Knee Lifter

Adjust the angle position to suit you. The knee lifter raises/lowers the attached foot


In the compartment under the machine lid. There is also storage in the extension table front and back compartments

Machine Ports

1 External Port for optional thread cutter switch

Carry Handle

The long handle slots neatly on the top of machine

Foot Control


Internal Frame

Rigid die-cast aluminium frame for stable sewing at high speeds



Code No. Name Description
859802006 Zigzag Foot A
859804008 Rolled hem foot D
859805009 Zipper foot E
859806011 Satin stitch foot F
859807001 Blind hem foot G
214015007 Quilting bar L
859810007 Overedge Foot M
859814001 1/4 inch seam foot O
859839002 Darning foot PD-H
862822013 Automatic buttonhole foot R
859832016 Buttonhole stabilizer plate
859811008 Button sewing foot T
202137009 Even feed foot with guide

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