Singer is a manufacturer of sewing machine and sewing related tool that has been in the business since long time ago. Among many types of Sewing machine they have produced this far, today we are going to compare both of their similar looking sewing machine, which are Singer One and Singer One Plus. If you are planning on purchasing one of them, this article will be useful for you.
In this article we will give you information about:
– What is Singer One and Singer One Plus
– What Singer One and Singer One Plus can offer to you
– Singer One vs Singer One Plus
About Singer One
Singer one is a computerized sewing machine that targets sewer in their beginning stage and those who don’t need complicated features when doing their work. Many beginners are seeking for a mechanical machine over computerized one, because they think the latter is more complicated. However a mechanical machine doesn’t always guarantee simplicity. Manual machine need to be set manually, such as the things like proper tension, stitch length and width. There are also complicated threading method that will need to be learned by beginners to produce accurate stitching. See here for other Singer machine.
As you can expect for machine that was marketed toward beginner, you can’t categorized Singer One as a heavy duty tool. However the material that construct the machine is a heavy duty metal, so you don’t have to worry, because it is rigid and strong enough to keep the machine alignment. The shape is also quite elegant and being among the most attractive machines out there. The Singer One will be still useful for you when sewing the hem of your jeans or sew a canvas bag, but with a little manual help.
Singer One Features
The Singer One comes with many accessories included with the product, with these accessories you will be able to use the machine effectively. The accessories are, all-purpose foot, blind hem foot, satin stitch foot, one step buttonhole foot, zipper foot, needles, bobbins, spool pin felt, auxiliary spool pin, thread spool caps, needle plate screwdriver, lint brush/seam ripper, and soft sided cover.
The Singer one has 24 built-in stitch that can be accessed with a very simple Quick View Stitch Setting one touch LED display. Aside from that you can also choose to vary the length of the stitch using this LED display. The maximum width you can choose is 7 mm, which is perfect for doing the satin stitch and other decorative stitching. It also has a plastic covered drop and sew bobbin system, so you don’t have to draw the thread before sewing. Moreover with the clear plastic, you can see the remaining spool so will be aware if it’s decreasing.
About Singer One Plus
Singer One plus is the slightly upgraded version of the Singer one we have talked above. Similar to Singer One, Singer One Plus is a computerized sewing machine. This machine is user friendly, stylish, and quite enough to work with. Singer claims that the One Plus are the most advanced in their bold new line of sewing machines. The machine comes with advanced features and able to deliver the users a sewing experience that opens the door to more creativity, more ideas, and more possibilities than the users ever imagine.
Singer One Plus Features
The accessories includes in the machine are all purpose foot, auxiliary spool pin, buttonhole foot with underplate, zipper foot, spool pin felt, blind hem foot, one pack of needles, needle plate screwdriver, instructional manual with stitch guide, satin stitch foot, instructional DVD, quick start guide, seam ripper, class 15J bobbins, thread spool caps, lint brush, soft sided dust cover, and foot control.
The LCD screen in the Singer One Plus provide the users with an easy and clear view of stitch settings. The screen will show you the image and number of your chosen stitch with its stitch lengths and width, so you can custom it however you like. To start sewing, you only need to use the foot control and slide the lever when you want to adjust the speed. This machine has twin automatic needle that can be programmed to stop in its highest upward position for easy removal from the machine and also can be programmed to stop working in a downward position when you want to do quilting, appliqueing and pivoting.
With Singer one Plus you can have 231 stitches in total, many of them are not going to be normally used, but it is handy to have that many in your machine if you are interested in embroidery or monogramming. Some of the options are letters and numbers, just in case if you want to give your work some personal touch. Among them, there are also flowers to give your work some cuteness.
Singer One vs. Singer One Plus
The difference between both of them aside from their physical appearance are the built in stitches, Singer One Plus has 231 with 6 one-step buttonholes, while Singer one only has 24 Built-in stitches with 2 one step buttonholes. Singer One Plus also has a start/stop button and speed control, which is not available in Singer One. Even though both machine has LCD screen but they work differently. On Singer One the LCD is operated by pressing a buttons, while in One Plus there are dials for stitch selection and adjustments. Singer One Plus also have monograms that are not available in Singer One. When choosing between both of them it is clear that Singer One Plus is better in many aspects, if you don’t mind about spending more, we highly recommend the One Plus.