Both Singer 4411 and Singer 4452 are heavy-duty sewing machines that are able to take care of thick materials including denim and leather. They are powerful and blazing-fast. However, Singer 4411 is a few tens of bucks more affordable than Singer 4452. So, why is the price difference? Below, we will see the comparisons between Singer 4411 vs 4452 based on the number of built-in stitches and features. Singer 4411 is quite simple, whereas Singer 4452 is equipped with several improved features that can be very handy.
As you can see, Singer 4411 comes with a lighter gray color. This model is both small and lighter. The dimensions measures 15.5 inches x 6.2 inches x 12 inches, and the weight is about 14.5 lbs. On the other hand, Singer 4452 has a darker, somewhat brownish gray color. It is larger and heavier; it measures 18 inches x 8.8 inches x 13.5 inches, and it weighs approximately 17.8 lbs.
Built-in Stitches and Buttonhole
Singer 4411 is equipped with 11 built-in stitches. There are 6 basic stitches, 4 decorative stitches and 1 four-step buttonhole. The available stitches are very limited. There is no stretch stitch. An experienced user may prefer a model with more built-in stitches in order to be more versatile and creative. See our previous post about Singer 4411 vs 44S.
On the other hand, Singer 4452 is equipped with a total of 32 built-in stitches, which include 6 basic stitches, 7 stretch stitches, 18 decorative stitches, and 1 one-step buttonhole. There are many more options here. The stretch stitches are especially useful to allow you to handle a wider range of projects. You can be more creative with the numerous decorative options.
Furthermore, the significant difference between these two models is the buttonhole. As mentioned above, Singer 4411 has a four-step buttonhole whereas Singer 4452 has a one-step buttonhole. Obviously, the one-step buttonhole is much quicker and more practical. The difference is exponential as you handle multiple buttonholes.
The next difference between Singer 4411 vs 4452 is the needle threader. Singer 4411 still uses a manual needle threader. That’s quite inconvenient, especially for a beginner. Even a seasoned user still gets troubled sometimes when having to thread a needle.
Singer 4452 comes with an automatic needle threader. This is a very nice feature. It allows you to thread a needle much more quickly and conveniently. And it can reduce your eye strain.
Last but not least, these two models come with different accessories. The standard ones are similar; there are four presser feet, which include a zipper foot, a buttonhole foot, a button sewing foot, and an all-purpose foot. These are the only accessories on Singer 4411. On the other hand, Singer 4452 comes with additional accessories, which are a walking foot, a non-stick foot, a clearance plate, and heavy-duty needles.
In general, Singer 4452 is indeed more recommended. It has a lot more stitches to allow you to handle more types of projects. It also has more accessories, and the automatic needle threader is especially handy.