Ideal for soft leather & upholstery, general sewing, alteration shops, etc. 39 years of experience at your service to provide you 100% support after the sale. The INTERNATIONAL 57-8 is when everything manufactured in Japan was excellence in all the way. Made from the purest raw materials, the all metal, rock solid mechanism was built to last centuries. Such an all linked metal parts system and it's time proven long lasting mechanism should meet all your sewing needs.
This machine really lives up to JAPAN making the highest quality sewing machines in earlier days. The stitch is incredibly nice and tight. This machine is really''the best of the best''. I f you want a lifetime, durable and trouble-free machine, this one is for you!
It was completely overhauled including brand new wiring for the power cord and foot control. This machine is ready to sew again for decades.
Comes with many accessories to let you do a lot of diversified sewing projects. I've added all the accessories shown, bobbins, needles and thread.
It uses standard needles, bobbins and LOW shank attachments available locally at any fabric store and sewing centers. Everything needed to sew will be included. This machine is ready to go, fully threaded, right out of the box. Be assured every single part of this machine was carefully inspected, cleaned and adjusted by myself on this machine.It was completely refurbished under the highest standards of excellence. You will enjoy the smoothness of operation and it will run just fine for years to come! INDUSTRIAL STRENGTH HEAVY DUTY INTERNATIONAL 57-8 Serial Number 432013.
GREAT for general sewing, alteration shop, general upholstery, boat covers, chairs and couch recovering. It will sew what is under the foot, no hesitation.The included (clean photocopy of a compatible) manual will guide you to operate the machine. It will be useful to thread, fill a bobbin, clean and oil the machine, select the right needle, clean and oil, etc.
Top of the line sewing machine. WITH A POWERFUL 1.5 Amp MOTOR. Uses regular (15x1) Sewing Needles. Easy threading and tension system. The stitch is very nice and tight on soft to medium leather.This machine can sew thin to medium leather. Ideal for automotive upholstery, airplane, bus and barber seats recovering and general upholstery.
I used for all these samples the Coats S-964 Nylon Upholstery Thread which is strong, durable and rot-proof. Equivalent to the commercial size 69 thread.The maximum thread size this machine can use is SIZE 69. Don't miss your chance on this one. IT WILL SEW WITH EASE ALL THESE SPECIALTY MATERIALS. AUTOMOTIVE LEATHER AND CLOTH UPHOLSTERY. STRAPS MADE OF NYLON WEBBING.
BUS, RV AND AIRPLANE UPHOLSTERY LEATHER. Ideal for heavy clothing alterations, Drapery making, Camping Equipment manufacturing, Handbags manufacturing, etc. It will sew on very light materials like Chiffon, Tulle, Organza, Voile to light materials (Crepe de Chine, Faille, Muslin, Batiste, Percale, Flannel, Pique, Felt, Taffeta, Satin, Crepe, Eyelet, Organdy) & more. On medium to heavy materials it will sew Velvet, Velveteen, Corduroy, Gabardine, Serge, Fleece, etc. When it comes to heavier materials, no problem on Drapery Fabric, Linen, Suiting, Burlap, Poplin Denim, Ticking and Canvas.A VERY nice stitch in many layers of Jeans. All the samples used to set up this machine are included. This machine WILL NOT sew horse saddles , knife sheaths (hard and very dense vegetable tanned leather), hard tooling leather or other hard to pierce things: for this you need a post bed machine. It WILL NOT sew anything exceeding 5/16'' inch thick. NOT RECOMMENDED FOR LEATHER HORSE EQUIPMENT.
The space under the foot is 3/8'' but like any lockstitch machine it will sew 5/16'' maximum. The Description of this machine is VERY ACCURATE. This machine WILL DO what it is ADVERTIZED FOR.
This machine will last SEVERAL generations. This is an extremely WELL MADE machine in absolutely TOP MECHANICAL CONDITION.
It will last several generations without spending anything on it. This machine is freshly oiled, adjusted and balanced to the perfection, threaded and ready to sew. 6 High Quality #2518 Metal Bobbins.1 High Quality Zipper-Cording Foot. 1 Best Quality Pack of 5 All Purpose Needles. 1 Best Quality Pack of 5 Heavy Needles.
1 Best Quality Pack of 10 Leather Needles. 1 Best Quality Tape Measure.
1 Best Quality Adjustable Seam Guide. 1 Best Quality Oiler (filled with high quality sewing machine oil). 1 Best Quality Lint Brush. 1 Best Quality Set of 2 Screwdrivers (large & small). 1 Best Quality Spool of Coats S-964 Nylon Upholstery Thread.
1 CLEAN PHOTOCOPY of a compatible Instruction Manual. The electrical system includes a powerful 1.5 Amp very high quality motor with a perfect condition Rebuilt Foot Pedal. New wiring on foot control and wall cord. The sewing lamp works perfectly.HIGHEST QUALITY MOTOR''V'' BELT. THE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM (120 VOLTS) IS THE SAME FOR CANADA AND U.
This machine has some paint chips. This does not affect at all how it sews. Adjustable Presser Foot (UP for darning, DOWN for sewing). Adjustable Stitch Length and Reverse.
Perfect condition Bobbin Winder with brand new friction ring. All steel mechanism built to last forever. Will NEVER be out of timing with it's pinned shafts. COMPLETELY REFURBISHED, READY TO SEW.
Your total satisfaction is guaranteed with this top condition, never modified in any way, high quality sewing machine. It will last and last for years to come, making perfect stitches all the time for all your sewing projects. Such a high precision mechanism will never let you down on any project.In fact, it will runs perfectly while many other low quality machines will be out of usage. AFTER 39 YEARS IN THIS BUSINESS, I STAND UP FOR HIGH QUALITY. This machine has its original cabinet mounting screws for cabinet installation.. It can also lay on any surface. I recommend you to put a rubber mat underneath not to scratch anything. THERE IS NO CASE SUPPLIED WITH THIS MACHINE.
PLEASE NOTE: I DO NOT SELL CARRYING CASES OR CABINETS. Thank you very much for visiting. I hope you will find the right sewing machine for your needs. Your Satisfaction is my First concern! This listing is in U.The item "INTERNATIONAL Industrial Strength HEAVY DUTY Sewing Machine LEATHER SUNBRELLA" is in sale since Sunday, April 7, 2019. This item is in the category "Business & Industrial\CNC, Metalworking & Manufacturing\Textile & Apparel Equipment\Sewing Machines". The seller is "sewing-shop-pro" and is located in Saint-Eustache, Quebec. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada.