The Creative 4.0 includes most of the sewing/embroidery features found on the top of the line machine without sacrificing stitch / ebroidery quality. When coupled with the large embroidery unit it is capable of the using the grand dream hoop. Half the stitches and embroidery designs of the Creative Sensation but with 321 nine mm stitches and 106 pre-loaded embroidery designs you still have a great selection. The machine is available for purchase without the embroidery unit making it the perfect purchase for the consumer who can't afford the embroidery unit or is not sure embroidery is for them. This great sewing machine is loaded and ready for embroidery if you decide to add the embroidery unit at a later date.