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The Ricoma EM-1010 is the perfect embroidery machine for beginners, hobbyists, and small businesses. Whether you’re purchasing this as an investment in yourself or as a gift for a loved one, this will be your go to machine for years to come. This 10-needle portable embroidery machine can tackle any project on a variety of items including caps, clothing, children’s items, gifts & bundles, leather, quilts, patches, and denim.

We know that purchasing this machine is a big step in pursuing your creative passion. That’s why we made this guide to help you decide if this is the right machine for you. 

Specs of the Ricoma EM-1010

Embroidery Field Size

310 mm x 210 mm, or 12”x 8”

Hoop Sizes 

A larger hoop allows you to stitch more of your design onto your canvas. 4 different sized hoops come with your embroidery starter kit.

  • 70×50 mm (2.8x2in)
  • 110x110mm (4.3×4.3in)
  • 190x140mm (7.5×5.5in)
  • 310x210mm (12.2×8.3in)


If hats are your thing, this is your machine! Two cap rings, a cap driver, and a hoop station come in the box with your new EM-1010.

Automatic Thread Cutting

Yes. The machine will automatically cut the thread when it finishes embroidering a specific color. 

USB Port

Yes. There is a recessed USB port to protect USB flash drive from being damaged.

LCD Screen

Don’t go in blind. Control, manage, and preview your designs with a 7” high-definition true color LCD touch screen.  


Learn to digitize your projects with Ricoma’s proprietary software, Chroma. You’ll have access to the basic version of the software which will allow you to edit and create simple embroidery designs.


We have an unused, in original box Ricoma EM-1010 available in the July Day 1 auction. The auction is scheduled for July 27th @ 10am ET and will be held live and online. Pre-bidding starts on the 13th. To view the embroidery machine and other items, visit the auction catalog here. 


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