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Consumers Digest Awards a Best Buy Rating to Six Sewing Machines FromSVP Worldwide Brands

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HAMILTON, BERMUDA, Dec 20, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- SVP Worldwide, the world's largest consumer sewing company, has announced that a total of six sewing machines from the SINGER(R), HUSQVARNA VIKING(R), and PFAFF(R) brands have received the distinguished Consumers Digest Best Buy rating. According to the publication, products receiving the Best Buy designation merit special attention from consumers based on their combination of eight criteria: performance, ease of use, features, quality of construction, warranty, efficiency, styling, and maintenance and service requirements.

"Earning a Best Buy rating from Consumers Digest represents the pinnacle of excellence in consumer products, so we're thrilled that six of our machines have received this renowned distinction," said Katrina Helmkamp, CEO of SVP Worldwide, source of SINGER(R),

HUSQVARNA VIKING(R) and PFAFF(R) sewing machine brands. "This recognition highlights our commitment to bringing products of exceptional quality and performance to the sewing community."

Each machine comes equipped with a variety of consumer-friendly features, a selection of which are highlighted below:

--  The HUSQVARNA VIKING(R)OPAL(TM) 670 and 650sewing machines come
    equipped with built-in assistance and modern features like the
    Exclusive SEWING ADVISOR(TM) feature, a large Graphic Display screen
    and touch panel and Graphic Monochrome Touch Screen, plenty of
    programming possibilities and memories, and hundreds of high quality
    VIKING(R)DESIGNER TOPAZ(TM) 20sewing and embroidery machines
    feature a large extended sewing surface and embroidery area, as well
    as the Exclusive SENSOR SYSTEM(TM) technology for perfect, even
    feeding and the Exclusive SEWING ADVISOR(TM) feature for expert
    guidance. Both machines are two-time Consumers Digest award winners.
--  The PFAFF(R)creative performance(TM) sewing machine with optional
    Embroidery Unit boasts original PFAFF(R) features, including the
    renowned PFAFF(R) original IDT(TM) System for perfect, even
    fabric feeding even on challenging fabrics, as well as LED lights that
    eliminate eye strain, exclusive stacking stitches and a generous
    sewing and embroidery surface.
--  The SINGER(R)STYLIST(TM) 7258 sewing machine features 100
    built-in stitches with stitch guide, a top drop-in bobbin, an
    automatic needle threader and a programmable needle for easier
    quilting and applique. The SINGER(R) STYLIST(TM) 7258 is a two
    time Consumers Digest award winner.

The Best Buy Seal and other licensed materials are registered certification marks and trademarks of Consumers Digest Communications, LLC, used under license. For award information, visit

About SVP Worldwide SVP Worldwide is the world's largest consumer sewing machine company and source of the SINGER(R), HUSQVARNA VIKING(R) and PFAFF(R) sewing machine collections. As a global leader doing business through its affiliated companies in over 190 countries, SVP Worldwide specializes in the design, manufacture and distribution of high quality consumer and artisan sewing, quilting and embroidery machines, software, accessories and notions.

Kathy Gardner
Seigenthaler Public Relations

SOURCE: SVP Worldwide

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