To identify and date your sewing machine, look up the serial number on a chart like the free one in this article.If you need help downloading this printable, check out these helpful tips.They’re the most common pedal I have in my sewing room.One of the most common complaints I see about this pedal is that you press and press and press and the machine does nothing,..There were also many Singers that fall outside the golden age that I talk about here.The simple reason that I don't discuss later Singer machines is that I don't like them.
When it comes to Singer, even avid sewing-machine collectors tend not to mince their words.
What I don’t see a lot of is how to fix either problem.
Lots of people suggest throwing that foot out and replacing it with a new one, or a “more modern one”. Better still, keep your vintage machine paired with its original pedal and adjust it!!
After WWII, every recovering post-war economy pumped out cheap sewing machines by the millions.
However, for most of the history of the sewing machine, at least sewing machines as we recognize them today, Singer utterly dwarfed all other comers combined.