The Artista 200E is the choice for the creative sewer and embroiderer. It features an expanded stitch library and the most versatile 16 axis directional sewing system available. The Large color LCD touch screen lets you know what you are doing and puts control at your fingertips. This is an amazing sewing/embroidery machine. It does monograms, embroidery, special stitches and great sewing. There are 853 stitch built in stitches, 31 Quilting stitches, 7 alphabets /WordArt, 10 buttonholes, 3 sizes of monograms, = 96 characters , an 2 eyelets, long-term buttonhole memory, on-screen button measuring function, continues stitch adjustment, long basting stitch, temporary altered stitch memory, unlimited stitch adjustment, auto thread tension, personal set-up program, favorite function button, drop feed, 11 needle positions, needle stop up/down, needle stop up/down with foot control, auto needle threader, hands free system, (FHS), 4 motor speeds, slide on sewing table, hard machine cover, on-screen help/tutorial, creative consultant, sideways motion stitches up to 40mm wide, 16 directional sewing capability an 4 directional sewing capability.