Including a metal needle plate for smoother fabric feeding, and heavyweight needles, the H537ST can handle layers of heavier fabrics. Also included are: 54 utility and decorative stitches for blind hems, stretch stitches, buttonholes, zipper insertion, and more. The H537ST comes complete with 6 sewing feet, including a spring action zigzag foot, nonstick, blind stitch, zipper, buttonhole, and button sewing feet and Walking Foot, Plus, the drop feed feature allows you to do free-motion sewing. The built-in handle allows the machine to easily go from sewing table to storage, when not in use. This machine also has a built-in easy needle threader, jam-resistant Quick-Set™ drop-in top bobbin, automatic bobbin winding system, and a free arm for sewing cuffs and sleeves.