Singer Leather Sewing Machine 2017-06-24T20:06:16+00:00

The Singer Company was first established in 1851 and over the years has grown bigger until the Singer name become synonymous with sewing. The Singer sewing machines are some of the most affordable, reliable and user friendly sewing machines available on the market.

When looking for the best sewing machine for leather, you must consider Singer and it’s line of Heavy Duty sewing machines aimed at the person who wants to create with denim, upholstery and leather materials. The machines are heavy and do not have a plethora of decorative stitches but they are designed to power through tough jobs at top speed. The 4411, 4423, 4432, or the 5532 Singer Leather Sewing Machine is the perfect solution to efficiency, reliability, and acceptable cost.

Singer Leather Sewing Machine Heavy Duty Line

Common Features and Accessories

Basic accessories included:

  • Owner’s manual
  • Dust cover
  • 4 types of Snap on Singer presser feet:
    • All-purpose foot
    • Zipper foot
    • Buttonhole foot
    • Button sewing foot
  • Seam ripper/lint brush
  • Quilting guide
  • Needles (you will still need additional leather sewing needles)
  • Bobbins
  • Screwdriver
  • Auxiliary spool pin and spool pin felt

Available features on Heavy Duty line:

  • Durable stainless steel work bed
  • On board accessory storage
  • Adjustable presser foot pressure
  • Adjustable stitch length and width
  • Three needle positions
  • Reverse stitch
  • Drop in bobbin with see through bobbin cover
  • Free arm sewing machine
  • Extra space beneath the presser foot
  • Butterfly needle plate with seam guides on both sides of the needle
  • Single motor (not a servo or clutch sewing machine motor like industrial grade machines)

The Best Singer Leather Sewing Machine

Singer Best Heavy Duty Sewing Machine Options:

 

  
 
Stitch Quality
Speed
Ease of Use
Maintenance
Value for Money

4.6/5

Singer 4411
Heavy Duty
Stitch Quality : 5
Speed : 4
Ease of Use : 4
Maintenance : 5
Value for Money : 5

4/5

Singer 4423
Heavy Duty
Stitch Quality : 4
Speed : 4
Ease of Use : 4
Maintenance : 4
Value for Money : 4

4.6/5

Singer 4432
Heavy Duty
Stitch Quality : 5
Speed : 4
Ease of Use : 4
Maintenance : 5
Value for Money : 5

4.2/5

Singer 5532
Heavy Duty
Stitch Quality : 5
Speed : 4
Ease of Use : 4
Maintenance : 5
Value for Money : 3

SINGER 4411 Heavy Duty

The Singer 4411 Heavy Duty Extra-High Sewing Speed Sewing Machine has a strong metal frame and can do 1100 stitches a minute, even through multiple layers of fabric. It has a top load drop-in bobbin and automatic needle threader as well as a free arm. It is pre-programmed with 11 stitches and you can adjust the width and length up to a maximum of 5mm wide and 4mm long. You are able to sew in reverse, with twin needles, and choose one of three different needle positions. The adjustable pressure foot level means you can raise it to sew through thick material or lower it for thin synthetics to obtain a fantastic product. This sewing machine for leather is not fancy but it is the epitome of reliability and durability.

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SINGER 4423 Heavy Duty

Similar to the 4411 described above, the Singer 4423 Heavy Duty is the same but has an additional one step automatic buttonhole. It also has 23 pre-programmed stitches–6 basic, 12 decorative, 4 stretch, and the buttonhole that you can adjust up to 5mm in size. The metal frame, automatic presser foot control, and motor allow the machine to stitch at high speed, up to 1100 stitches a minute. Like the 4411, it has a drop-in bobbin, snap-on presser feet, automatic needle threader and adjustable pressure foot. Although it comes with strong needles, consider investing additional leather sewing needlesIt is definitely a heavy duty sewing machine for leather with an additional bonus of the one-step buttonholes.

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Singer 4432 Heavy Duty

The Singer 4432 Heavy Duty’s call to fame is the 32 different stitch styles that you have available. You can sew with 6 basic stitches, 7 stretch stitches, 18 decorative stitches and the one-step automatic buttonhole. The width and length can be adjusted up to 6mm. This leather stitching machine is extremely popular because it is one of the most reasonably priced heavy duty sewing machines for an entry level purchase. If you want a heavy duty sewing machine for leather work for the cheapest cost, this is your machine.

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SINGER 5532 Heavy Duty Studio

Singer will point out that the 5532 Heavy Duty Studio is worthy of industrial use and is a heavy duty leather sewing machine. If you are using the comparison chart of the 4432 and the 5532 on the Singer website, they are the same other then a slight color difference and an increase in cost. Do not buy the 5532 – get the 4432!

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Summary of Singer Best Heavy Duty Sewing Machine Reviews

It may be difficult to choose which Singer leather sewing machine you need. You have to ask yourself the following questions.

Do you plan to use the machine for commercial work? If so, you should consider getting the Singer 4432 Heavy Duty Sewing Machine with Metal Frame and Stainless Steel Bedplate. Remember that the Singer 5532 Heavy Duty Sewing Machine is basically identical to the 4432HD.  Singer’s website does not list any differences. The only reason to choose the 5532 is if you were able to get a better warranty.  The 4432 offers a good selection of 32 stitches. This means, if you want to do more decorative work, this machine has 18 decorative stitches plus the ability to adjust up to 6mm in width or length.

The SINGER 4423 Heavy Duty Extra-High Sewing Speed Sewing Machine with Metal Frame and Stainless Steel Bedplate does not offer anything that the 4432 does not have. This machine only has 23 stitches with a maximum adjustment of up to 5mm but it is less expensive.

The SINGER 4411 Heavy Duty Extra-High Sewing Speed Sewing Machine with Metal Frame and Stainless Steel Bedplate is the most basic sewing machine of the four Singer HD machines with fewer features and accessories.  It does have 11 programmed stitches and a 4-step buttonhole maker. This sewing machine is cheaper than the others and if you use or need a basic but fast machine with enough power to handle quilts, denim, leather and other thick materials, chose the 4411.

Our Recommendation for the Best Singer Leather Sewing Machine for Leather

If you are going to purchase one of the machines in this line, we think the best leather sewing machine is the Singer 4423 Heavy Duty Sewing Machine with Metal Frame and Stainless Steel Bedplate. This machine is extremely popular and if you want a heavy duty machine for the cheapest cost, this is your machine!