Made in Japan in the middle of the last century, it out-shines and out-performs the machine it was copied from.
With a stronger motor and great features like the instant-release Patch-O-Matic foot pressure adjuster and easy, bed-mounted feed drop control it's a great machine for crafters, quilters, and sewers of every sort.
It's strong enough to sew leather and delicate enough to sew silk.
It's also a prettier than average machine with beautiful decals and a superior clear-coat finish that's not susceptible to yellowing, flaking, and peeling as the Singer class 15 machines, unfortunately, were.
It uses standard needles and standard class 15 bobbins that you can find anywhere sewing supplies are sold.
We've made a demonstration video of this fine Sterling sewing machine that you can watch to see and hear it sew. You'll see how to thread the machine, wind the bobbin, drop the feed, release the foot pressure for free-motion sewing and quilting. You'll see it sew lightweight and heavy materials, and you see just how pretty it is.
Here at Stagecoach Road Vintage Sewing Machines, we are passionate about what we do, which is to restore beautiful vintage sewing machines to the best that they can be, because we are in love with the entire genre. The styling, the quality of the materials, the workmanship that went into these great machines just can't be duplicated today.
You, seriously, cannot buy a machine this good, new.
So we search out the best of these fine machines, the ones that are very lightly used, and open them up. We disassemble the tension, the motor, the bobbin case, take off the faceplate, the gear cases, the hand-wheel, the slide plate, the bottom plate, and the back access plate and get down to where the old dried-on oil and grease are. We clean out the packed-in lint and dust, remove the thread-jams, inspect the hook and the needle plate, and generally look for potential problems.
We use high-quality lubricants in all the right places, getting into those spots that aren't as obvious to the average user, and clean out the old hardened grease from the gear cases, and we test the machines to make sure that they are sewing at their best.
After all of this, each machine is carefully detailed, to bring out it's original beauty. These are some of the finest examples of mid-century styling that you'll find, and we want each machine to be the very best that it can be.
Because we believe in these wonderful, built-to-last machines and in the work we do, we offer this free Lifetime Guarantee: If you ever have a problem with one of our restored vintage machines, just bring or send it back to us and if we can fix it, we'll do so for free. You, of course, will pay for any parts or shipping.
This is a machine that you can enjoy sewing on and that you'll be proud to display.
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