PFAFF Creative Icon™ 2 — A revolution in sewing and embroidery

by Cathy Ellsaesser, posted on

Revolutionary! That’s the word PFAFF uses to describe the new PFAFF Creative Icon™ 2. That’s a pretty good word to describe this marvelous machine as the creative icon™ 2 sewing and embroidery machine marks a revolutionary step for sewists. A world first in the home sewing industry, artificial intelligence and voice control features give you the ultimate connectivity, enabling you to reach new levels of your craft, effortlessly. Just take a look at some of this machine’s revolutionary features!

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A.I. Artificial Intelligence on the Creative Icon™ 2

Pfaff Creative Icon™ 2 Artificial Intelligence

An upgraded microprocesser fuels this machine. As a result, it monitors sewing and reacts to spoken commands. It automatically processes the information in the cloud and delivers peak performance. That’s revolutionary, as the PFAFF® creative icon™ 2 is the first sewing machine in the world engineered with artificial intelligence.

The PFAFF creative icon™ 2 continuously processes information. As a result, it constantly learns and improves machine performance.

“Put your best foot forward,” they say. Firstly — ensure foot and stitch compatibility. Attach any included presser foot, and the machine informs you if the foot is compatible with your stitch selection. Then, continuously add to your machine through automatic software updates with advanced sewing features and functionality. As a matter of fact, you can always enjoy the most advanced sewing features and functionality with free automatic software update.

Speech Recognition

While I’m quite sure you’ve probably talked to your sewing machine in the past, I’m pretty sure it never really listened. Well, it can now! The world’s first and only sewing machine with voice control. That’s revolutionary!

Hands-free commands offer sewists more flexibility to explore their most creative endeavors. Of course, you can alway disable this feature if you want.

Pfaff Creative Icon™ 2 Voice Control

“Hey, Alexa!” The PFAFF® creative icon™ 2 connects to compatible smart speakers or a mobile phone with the Alexa app. Get assistance without taking your hands off your project. Engage in over 40 helpful interactions. In time, new items will be added.


Easily preview whatever you plan to stitch on the fabric. Place your intended stitch using grids, guidelines, and stitch preview your project your embroidery in the hoop. Achieve perfectly placed stitching while saving time. Oh, choose the color for your grid. You’re not limited to red, green or white. That’s revolutionary!

PFAFF creative icon™ 2 projected grid

User-freiendly functions ensure perfect alignment and spacing:

  • Stitch Preview — When in sewing mode, see where exactly where stitches will be placed.
  • Line and Grid Guides — Overlay helpful lines with adjustable angles and grids of adjustable sizes in sewing mode. Color adjusts for maximum visibility against chosen fabrics.
  • Embroidery Preview — Select a portion of your embroidery design on screen to preview on your hooped project.


PFAFF creative icon™ 2 screen showing hoop scanned by camera

Stitch every embroidery design on your PFAFF creative icon™ 2 with certainty using the built-in camera. First, scan the fabric placed in the embroidery hoop. Then, see the fabric image on the screen. Next, use the loaded background to preview your design on the fabric and assist with design placement.

Machine Performance of the Creative Icon™ 2

The PFAFF Creative Icon 2 continues PFAFF’s long history of revolutionary engineering brilliance:

  • Bright, even lighting designed by optronic experts shows the true color of fabric and limits shadows on projects.
  • High needle piercing power (150NWT) makes it easier to sew heavy weight materials.
  • The engineered base plate of the machine both reduces vibrations and increases stability.
  • Whether sewing on thin organza or several layers of denim, PFAFF’s Enhanced Original IDT™ feeds fabric perfectly.
  • Ribbon stitches, radiant stitches, floating stitches, and more exclusive stitch techniques enable you to create unique projects.
  • Patented ActivStitch™ Technology gives you perfect stitch quality front and back.

Creative Icon™ 2 Embellishment Attachment

Look out all you embellishers! The world’s first creative™ embellishment attachment is an engineering marvel. Pursue even more advanced sewing and embroidery techniques using the innovative accessory, the creative™ Embellishment Attachment. It is the first and only embellishment attachment in the industry that automatically guides ribbons, beads, yarn or cording with ease while embroidering. In addition, it rotates 360°. This ensures perfect material placement, and, thus, creates the ultimate in custom embellishment. That’s revolutionary!


Connect all mySewnet™ enabled devices to communicate wirelessly between them while transferring designs and information. mySewnet™ is the world’s only cloud-based embroidery software. Consequently, with mySewnet, design and sharing across devices is a snap.

Illustration of how mysewnet works

Accordingly, with the PFAFF creative icon™ 2 and mySewnet, you can:


Easily save and transfer designs using the mySewnet™ cloud. In addition, get notifications about new machine software updates and wireless downloads.


Browse the mySewnet™ blog directly from your screen with news, tips and hints, free projects and free designs.


Connect your phone or tablet to your machine with the free Android™ and iOS® apps. After that, get help and instructions, monitor embroidery stitch-out process, design placement and more. Furthermore, your machine and phone don’t even need to be on the same Wi-Fi® network.


Use Project Creator to develop interactive sewing instructions complete with images, designs and stitches. Then share them with friends. Access instructions on-screen. Additionally, load stitches and designs directly from those instructions. Now your projects are easy to create and replicate.


In order to bring out the full capabilities of the PFaff creative icon™ 2 sewing and embroidery machine, subscribe to mySewnet™ embroidery. In fact, it is the industry’s only subscription-based software service. That’s revolutionary!

Check out all the mySewNet options and features available here.

I Could Write a Book!

I have only scratched the surface of the features of the PFAFF creative icon™ 2. There is so much more to tell you about this machine than what I have shown above. Check out PFAFF’s Creative Icon2 web page for more information. Of course, if you’re at all interested in this marvel, contact your local Rocky Mountain Sewing and Vacuum store . Give us a call or visit, take a test drive, and get information on the cost.

PFAFF Creative Icon 2 Unboxing Video


Cathy Ellsaesser

If you bought your machine from Rocky Mountain Sewing and Vacuum, please contact one of our stores to discuss. They will be happy to talk through your options.
8601 W Cross Dr #P-1
Littleton, CO

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Aurora, CO

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Arvada, CO

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Colorado Springs, CO

Carol Farr

I have a Creative Icon that I bought less than a year ago, and have not used it due to time constraints. How much to upgrade to the Icon 2?