Made of cast iron to ensure industrial-strength productivity, this machine also has a Built-In 110-volt motor and Foot control for portability. Blind hemming is ideal for skirt hems, pants cuffs, neckbands, sleeves, knitted materials, and draperies etc....more
Made of cast iron to ensure industrial-strength productivity, this machine also has a Built-In 110-volt motor and Foot control for portability. Blind hemming is ideal for skirt hems, pants cuffs, neckbands, sleeves, knitted materials, and draperies etc.
Ideal for alteration rooms, tailors, clothing rentals, dry cleaners, department stores, dressmakers and home use
Stitch penetration and stitch length variability
Swing-away bedplate for extended work space
Swing-down narrow cylinder arm (Knee Controlled)
Top-mounted thread tension
Skip stitch feature for 1-1 and 2-1 stitching
Stitch length 3-7mm
1,200 maximum stitches per minute
Easy to operate and simple to maintain
Uses needle system 29-34
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WOW WOW WOW !!I have an old REX blindstitch with the table and the big clutch motor and the whole nine yards, My wife Carolyn saw this machine on here and mentioned it to me, and I figured, I know REX is good so lets try it, this is one neat machine, it is same material( i think cast iron) and it is as strong and sews as good as my big one, it has a neat lil motor packaged in the back of the machine. I dont care if you'r a tailor like my self or dry cleaners or whatever, if you need a blindstitch get this one, you dont need the big one anymore,thats it..
Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
from Woodland Hills, CA US,
Jan 30, 2006
I'm using this for custom drapery making and it has already saved me tons of time versus hemming with my sewing machine. It was a little sticky when I first got it but this has improved with oiling and running it. However if you don't know already knowhow to use a blindstitch hemmer you will definitely NOT be able to figure out how to do it by reading the supplied printed instructions as they have been so poorly translated from chinese as to make very little sense.
I have been sewing (clothes, drapes, curtains,etc.) for a long time and used to do the hemming manually to make it look descent. This machine is great and saves me a lot of time. My work now looks professionaly done. The only thing I had a hard time is threading the curved needle.
we own a mens clothing store an needed a new blindstich machine for hemming pants. everyone we looked at was very expensive, $700.00 an up. i did a search on line an found that you had one at a very good price!!!. i ordered it an my husbend and myself are very pleased. we attched it to a work table and it is everybit as good as our old table modle. it is not big but sturdy and does a very good job. i would order this machine again and highley recomend it to others. thank you overstock you came to my rescue agsin.
This has got to be the best purchase I've made in a long time!! This machine runs like a dream, it really feels like an industrial machine. It isn't flimsy at all, it even has a little motor in the back. Nice material too, cast iron, it feels so professional! Started hemming stuff right out of the box! I wish I had this when I was in design school, glad I got it now though! I LOVE THIS MACHINE!!!!!! ; ) My only negative comment about it is that the foot pedal is too light weight ( flimsy plastic) for such a lovely strong machine. I wish it was a metal pedal, maybe I can have it replaced.
I have been
I have been using this machine in my alterations and tailoring business for over 5 years now, with absolutely no problems. It has followed me from an at home part time business, to a full time downtown business without a hiccup! The directions were not good when I purchased mine, maybe they have improved. There is really not much to know, I have taught several helpers in a matter of minutes.
How did the image on site compare with the actual product? exactly like picture
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Just as described
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Solid and smooth running. Easy to use.
I am a tailor for a large, well known, top end clothing store and this machine compares to what I use at work. I do some alterations at home for clients and this machine is going to cut my sew time in half, if not more. The only down side is that all the oil had spilled out in transit, but that was an easy fix.The instruction manual isn't as good as I expected, but it explains some things. I have already suggested to other tailors to buy this machine for their homes. I am very pleased with it so far and have used it already.
How did the image on site compare with the actual product? Exactly what I expected.
Was the product free of any manufacturer defects? It came completelt intact and free of any defects.
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Compares to the industrial machine that I use at work in a tailoring shop.
When I received the machine had a missing part, which I got almost immediately because the site has a great customer service, but some of the parts start falling appart soon and the pedal sometimes doesn't work. it is not what I had expected. poor quality.
How did the image on site compare with the actual product? it looks just like the picture
How accurate was the on site description of the product? it matches the description
Please tell us about the quality of the product. The product doesn't have a very good quality
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