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Baby Lock Capella Single-Needle Embroidery Machine



The Baby Lock Capella will take your embroidery to places where traditional flat-bed embroidery machines cannot. Its single-needle free-arm embroidery design can embroider on bags, onesies, sleeves and many other difficult items. Because it has been designed on Baby Lock’s professional embroidery platform, it can take extreme use for business and enthusiast alike. The many advanced features include a crosshair laser for precise embroidery placement, 25 fonts with advanced editing including multi-line and justification, and a 7” high-definition TruView™ LCD color touchscreen that displays in over 260,000 colors.

Baby Lock Capella Bundle

Baby Lock Capella bundle for May
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  • Madeira Sensa Green 40-Spool Collection
  • Stabilizer Set
  • Baby Lock Dust Cover
  • $30 gift card- $15 to Embroidery Library, $15 to Urban Threads
  • Baby Lock 60-Day Love of Knowledge Subscription

Embroider popular cap styles quickly and easily with this cap frame attachment. The embroidery area is a generous 130mm wide x up to 60mm high

MSRP $1350. Designed to support and help organize your multi needle embroidery machine, stores all your embroidery accessories, is built on wheels for mobility and can be stabilized/leveled off it’s wheels as well as adjusted to multiple heights

The Baby Lock exclusive Love of Sewing Membership is a comprehensive bumper-to-bumper service and maintenance program that covers parts and labor for 4 years at any authorized BabyLock dealer nationwide; other key benefits include access to over 1,000 Baby Lock Sew Ed online classes and unique savings opportunities. MSRP: $1,899.00

Synchrony Financing Information
$5999 or $249.96/mo for 24 months with Synchrony Financing


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The Baby Lock Capella is a single-needle free-arm embroidery machine meant for embroidering easily in tight places. The Baby Lock Capella Embroidery Machine has a narrow embroidery arm and uses specially designed small hoops and frames for items like pockets, sleeves, pant legs, stuffed animals, and more!

This professional series machine is perfect for hobbyists and professionals alike, with the latest technology and power packed into a compact size machine. The speedy 1,000 stitches per minute will stitch out elaborate designs, holiday gifts, or big orders quickly and efficiently.

Hoop the smallest items, with fabric from the most delicate sheers to the most rugged denims and canvases with ease. Get a great grip on the fabric with circular hoops, with little indentation left behind, unlike conventional rectangular hoops.

Baby Lock Capella with free-arm
Single-Needle, Free-Arm Embroidery

Hoop the un-hoopable! With its single needle and free arm, the Capella is built to embroider items and three-dimensional spaces that are difficult for typical embroidery machines, such as inside pockets, stuffed animals, or even shoes.

Capella TruView™ LCD Designer
TruView™ LCD Color Touch Screen™

This high-definition TruView™ LCD color touchscreen brings your embroidery designs to life. It displays more than 260,000 colors, providing a bold, vivid image to help you edit and perfect each design.

Capella crosshair alignment
Embroidery Crosshair Positioning Laser

Use the crosshair positioning laser to preview the layout of your embroidery design; then adjust the position and angle for precise alignment.

Rotary tension discs
Large Thread Stand and Rotary Tension Technology

The large thread stand design helps even the most difficult thread feed through with ease. The rotary tension disks provide a gentler tension system compared to the traditional design on other machines. Metallic and textured threads feed through smoothly and with much less breakage, allowing you to embroidery without breakage interruptions.

Speedy stitch-out
Embroider at 1,000 SPM

Embrace larger, multicolored designs and watch them stitch in no time! The Capella reliably works up to 1,000 stitches per minute.

Large 8 x 8 inch embroidery field
Large Embroidery Field

The Capella machine gives you 7-7/8″ x 11-3/4″ of generous space for your embroidering needs.

Optional cap frame for Baby Lock Capella
Optional Cap Hoop and Cap Set

Embroider caps with speed and ease with this cap frame for your multi-needle embroidery machines. This snap-on frame allows you to effortlessly embroider along the curve of any cap. With additional cap frames, you can save time by having several caps hooped and ready to snap-in. Due to a hat’s circular design, you cannot effectively embroider designs by using a traditional flatbed embroidery machine. With the free-arm embroidery feature, embroidering on hats has never been easier!

Automatic needle threader with Baby Lock Capella
Automatic Needle Threader

Get the stitching started with worry-free threading. With the push of a button, the automatic needle threader puts your thread through the needle so you are ready to begin stitching. This makes changing colors on the Baby Lock Capella Embroidery Machine a breeze!

Removing jump stitches
Commercial Jumpstitch Removal

Eliminate the frustrating and time-consuming process of trimming those tiny jump stitch threads between lettering and designs! This machine automatically trims each of those threads and pulls it to the back, providing a clean, stress-free finish on your design.

Capella Multi Line text
Multi-line Text and Justification

Now you can create multiple lines of text quickly and easily, without the need for constant re-hooping. Plus, you can center or justify your text alignment to get precisely the look you desire.

Capella fonts
25 Built-in Fonts

25 built-in, editable fonts to help you make every project unique, including a Large Floral Alphabet, Greek Letters, Large Appliqué Alphabet, and a Baby Lock exclusive font.

USB ports
2 USB Drives (1 Type A, 1 Type B)

Use USB connectivity to quickly import designs to your machine from a computer, flash drive or CD-ROM drive. The Capella USB drives support multiple design software formats.

Capella Bobbin area
Convenient Bobbin System

This front-loading bobbin system with a vertical hook makes bobbin changes a cinch. You never have to remove your embroidery hoop.

Capella bobbin winder
Quick-Set, Built-in Bobbin Winder

The Capella bobbin system includes an automatic bobbin winder with an independent motor. The winder seat holds the thread in place and stops automatically when the bobbin is full.

Included Accessories with Baby Lock Capella

Baby Lock Capella included accessories

  • Touch pen (stylus)
  • USB cable
  • Accessory Case
  • Spool
  • Prewound bobbins
  • Spool caps
  • Metal bobbins
  • Cleaning brush
  • Embroidery frame holder “A”
  • Embroidery frame holder “B”
  • Embroidery hoops:
    • 7-7/8″ x 11-3/4″ (200mm x 300mm)
    • 4″ x 4″ (100mm x 100mm)

Guide Classes

Free guide classes, with purchase, are included at all Moore’s SoCal locations. Click here to see upcoming

Additional information

Weight 91 lbs
Dimensions 34 × 23 × 31 in

Weight 5 lbs
Dimensions 8 × 4 × 5 in

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