This machine runs very smoothly despite its industrial strength. The 201 is considered by many to be the best sewing machine Singer ever produced. It features all metal construction, a full rotary hook driven by all metal spiral cut gears. Metal connecting rods and drive assemblies. There are no rubber belts to break..no fabric link belts to stretch. This particular 201 is EXTREMELY smooth...it makes only the quietest whir The power of this machine is incredible. They will sew virtually anything that fits under the foot. Its has an internal gear driven motor that gives it the power of machines three times it's size.
8 LAYERS OF CANVAS
8 LAYERS OF DENIM
8 LAYERS OF SUEDE
8 LAYERS OF UPHOLSTERY
The possibilities are endless when working with a machine like this. It will go from 10 layers of outdoor canvas to a single layer of silk or crepe without missing a stitch. Even through leather, both the top and bottom stitch are evenly placed. Can accept up to a size 21...many current machines can only accept a size 16.
Very quiet and very fast
Great for beginners or experienced users. Good also for free motion quilting.... This is a machine you will cherish for generations.
1951 MODEL PAINT ON MACHINE IS IN OVERALL IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION---SOME LIGHT SCRATCHES NEAR THE NEEDLE PLATE.