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.
Vintage 1950s Simplicity Blouse Sewing Pattern 1170 Size 38 $8.95
BOBBINS (20,50,100ct) Metal Simplicity SL1150 SL1170 SL1200 SL1220 SL1250 SW210 $9.95
BOBBINS (20,50,100ct) Metal Simplicity SL1150 SL1170 SL1200 SL1220 SL1250 SW210 $21.95
BOBBINS (20,50,100ct) Metal Simplicity SL1150 SL1170 SL1200 SL1220 SL1250 SW210 $37.95
NEEDLE THROAT PLATE Zig Zag Kenmore 385.15616 385.15718 Simplicity S180 SL1170 + $12.95
Darning Plate Feed Dog Cover BABYLOCK BL1108 BL18 BL22 * Simplicity SL1170 SL180 $12.50