FeaturesThere are many adjustments possible for stitch size within this machine. Because of this, you'll discover it easier to sew a wide variety fabrics. The free arm on the Simplicity 1170 lets you sew open fabric including pant legs because it has a free arm.
When you need to get this done, little else comes close to being as useful as a free arm. If you wish to make apparel the incorporated buttonhole feature could help you save lots of time.
Good Things Other People Say About This Model
Online forums understand it's mechanical action means while it's not a fancy machine, it will last for decades. Experienced sewers say it's a really great sewing machine. Many find it to be a great machine at this price. Many seamsters think the feed dog works well.
Shopping For The Simplicity 1170
Items available on eBay. Prices are last bid amounts.
Simplicity 1170 Pattern - Toddlers' Dress/Bodice/Skirt/Bolero 1/2-4 $3.79
Child/Girl's/Toddler Dress & Bolero Sewing Pattern/Simplicity 1170/SZ 1/2-4/UCN $5.99
#393 Horn Cabinet Acrylic Simplicity 18S 1170 Sewing Machine Insert 11-1/4"x19" $49.95
1944 Vintage Sewing Pattern B42 BLOUSE (R925) $19.46
FEED DOG Husqvarna Viking Huskystar 207 215 Simplicity SL1170 Kenmore 385.11682 $12.95
BOBBINS (10,20,50,100 ct) Plastic Simplicity S05 SL415 SL1150 SL1170 SL1200 + $8.50