Singer is one of the most popular brands of sewing machines for the last 150 years. Their machines are known to be at the top in terms of standard and most of the time, in price as well. Singer simply makes some of the best machines out there. This Singer Start 1304 is a beginner sewing machine and one of the most basic sewing machines out there.
With a name like Singer Start, it’s designed for you to start here in terms of sewing machines. This sewing machine is designed with the same high quality of other Singer sewing machines for very, very new sewers. When it comes to learning to sew, you want to look for something reliable and consistent and that’s exactly what Singer did when creating the Singer Start 1304.
Sewing, especially with a sewing machine can get complicated fast. Singer knows this and to help out beginner sewers, they created this super basic sewing machine for you to practice and get the hang of it before moving on. This Singer machine is incredibly easy to use and just because it’s more simple than other models, doesn’t mean it doesn’t have a lot of extra bonus features that make the sewing process a lot easier.
This machine has 57 stitch applications, all with pre-set stitch width and stitch length. All you have to do is select your stitch and start sewing. It has an automatic winding bobbin that is operated by following the numbered diagram printed on top of the sewing machine. The bobbin automatically stops turning when it’s completely filled, taking the guesswork out of it.
The design of this machine is very lightweight and portable. It’s only 7 pounds which means you can easily travel with it anywhere in your home or in the US or Canada as it’s only suitable for 110 volts only. It comes with added accessories including an all-purpose foot, zipper foot, darning plate, pack of needles, bobbins, needle plate, screwdriver, spool pin felts, seam ripper, and much more.
|Basic Design||110 Volt Only|
|Designed for Beginners||Limited Design|
We’ve reviewed quite a lot of sewing machines geared towards beginners. However, the Singer Start 1304 has to be one of the most basic, beginner sewing machines out there. It has a very simple, yet reliable design and some additional features to help make navigating the sewing machine a little bit less stressful. It’s lightweight and easily transportable which is great if you’re taking a sewing class and need to transport the machine around. It’s a decent price with being under $300, but if you’re looking to grow to more advanced sewing skills, you will definitely outgrow this sewing machine in no time. If operating a sewing machine is a little intimidating for you or you’re looking for something very basic, this machine is something to consider for sure.4.0 out of 5.0 stars