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.
BOBBINS (25,50,100 ct) # 2518 Simplicity SL-415 SL-1000 SL-1150 SL-1170 SL-1200 $11.00
BOBBIN CASE # JO1313ZW Simplicity SL1150 SL1170 SL1200 SL1220 SL1250 SL1270 + $6.50
FOOT CONTROL PEDAL # 033770217 W/ Cord Simplicity S180 SL1170 White 1634 2220 + $35.95
BOBBIN WINDER TIRE # 15287-A (2pk) O Ring Simplicity S180 S1170 SE2 SE3 SL220 + $5.25
BOBBINS (25,50,100 ct) # 2518 Simplicity SL-415 SL-1000 SL-1150 SL-1170 SL-1200 $36.75
BOBBINS (25,50,100 ct) # 2518 Simplicity SL-415 SL-1000 SL-1150 SL-1170 SL-1200 $20.75