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.
1170 Simplicity Uncut Complete Vintage Sewing Pattern 1955 Top Skirt Shorts 12 $5.00
Darning Plate Feed Dog Cover BABYLOCK BL1108 BL18 BL22 * Simplicity SL1170 SL180 $12.50
FOOT CONTROL PEDAL W/ Cord Pfaff 1032 1040 1042 4220 4752 Simplicity S180 SL1170 $52.95
BOBBINS (25,50,100 ct) # 2518 Simplicity SL-415 SL-1000 SL-1150 SL-1170 SL-1200 $11.00
Vintage 50's Simplicity 1170 DOUBLE BIAS RUFFLE BLOUSE Sewing Pattern Women $19.99
BOBBIN WINDER TIRE (2pk) Simplicity S180 S1170 SE2 SE3 SL220 SL237 SL1200 SL1220 $5.25