eXpressive 850

For a totally individual style, activate the embroidery function and add a unique decorative touch to your accessories and garments:

  • Library of 171 built-in designs and 3 typefaces for monograms
  • editing functions directly accessible on the large color LCD touch screen x 3 MB built-in memory and USB port
  • embroidery appliqué / fringed designs x programmable thread trimming



Combining a multitude of impressive sewing and embroidery functions, the elna eXpressive 850 will provide never- ending inspiration for your projects.

Moreover, the embroidery unit of this super-compact model makes it easy to switch from one mode to the other:

  • detachable, discreet and lightweight
  • no need to remove it when sewing for absolute comfort and flexibility
  • clip-on presser foot for easy change


You will enjoy an amazing blend of power, stitching perfection and ease-of-use united with many convenient features:

  • 200 stitches in 9 mm width, including alphabet and 6 automatic buttonholes
  • 5 direct-access function buttons x built-in needle threader
  • automatic thread cutter
  • automatic thread tension control x bobbin and upper thread sensors x saving customized stitch settings


  • Removable embroidery unit
  • Sewing possible with embroidery unit attached x Free arm
  • Full color LCD touch screen 62.8 x 110.9 mm x Horizontal rotary hook with clear bobbin cover x Built-in needle threader
  • Easy and guided bobbin threader
  • Easy and auto declutch bobbin winder
  • Upper and bobbin thread sensors
  • Automatic thread tension control
  • 7-piece retractable feed dog
  • Presser foot pressure adjustment (manual)
  • Extra-high presser foot position (manual)
  • Clip-on easy conversion presser foot
  • One-step needle plate conversion
  • 5 LED lights in 3 places
  • Accessory storage: Elna-exclusive case + arm x Built-in memory 3 MB
  • USB port for design transfer
  • Machine size W 475 × H 316 × D 223 mm
  • Machine weight 10.4 kg

Functions with direct access

  • Start / Stop
  • Reverse sewing
  • Automatic lock stitch
  • Up / Down needle position
  • Automatic thread cutter
  • Speed control slider
  • Stitch selection on touch pane


  • Standard foot A
  • Rolled hem foot D
  • Zipper foot E
  • Satin foot F
  • Blind hem foot G
  • Overedge foot M
  • 1/4’’ seam foot O
  • Embroidery foot P
  • Darning foot PD-H
  • Automatic buttonhole foot R with stabilizer plate x Button sewing foot T
  • Circular sewing pivot pin
  • Quilting guide bar
  • Special bobbin holder for embroidery
  • Bobbins x 4
  • Screwdriver
  • Seam ripper
  • Lint brush
  • Scissors
  • Needle set
  • Spool holders (small x 2 and large x 2)
  • Additional spool pin
  • Touch panel stylus
  • Rectangular hoop 170 x 200 mm (ref. RE20a)
  • Square hoop 140 x 140 mm (ref. SQ14a)
  • Foot controller
  • Semi-hard cover
  • Embroidery unit case


  • 200 stitches
  • Maximum stitch width 9 mm
  • Maximum stitch length 5 mm
  • Maximum sewing speed 1000 spm
  • 6 one-step automatic buttonholes
  • Alphabet with 2 typefaces (Block and Script)
  • Favourite Stitch function (to save stitch settings) x Pattern combination
  • Stitch Composer software


  • 171 built-in embroidery designs
  • Alphabet with 3 typeface
  • Maximum embroidery area 170 x 200 mm

Maximum embroidery speed 800 stitches/minute x Direct editing functions:

combine, resize, rotate, flip,duplicate, arc, group, move, thread color change, sewing order x Programmable thread trimming after jump x Optional free arm hoop

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