For merchant tailoring, glove & shoe stitching; trimming (both vertical and oblique); vamping shoes, sewing extra thick work in cloth and leather, tacking coat pads, etc. Replaced by 12W225as the 12W212 except clearance under the needle bar stripper is 5/8"; max. 1" from bottom of needle stripper bar to top of throat plate.

Also available with two-needle adaptation for lapped seams. Braider, hemmer, feller, corder, tucker and gatherer were available.

Version of Wheeler & Wilson early domestic for manufacturing puposes.

The data was compiled, wherever possible, from Singer documents, service manuals, etc.

Speeds shown are maximum and will depend on the materials being sewn. All graphics of the featured machines are Singer's copyright. A larger No.1 with roller, vibrating or spring presser (bed 18" long. For tailoring, army clothing, harness making, boot and show making, carriage trimming, etc.

Intended to be placed on a stand beside a travelling table of any required length, mounted on wheels and running upon a specially prepared track. Single thread chainstitch for blindstitching; hemming dresses, blouses, skirts, etc. 1 3/4"); swing-out work plates for flat or tubular work.

Overseaming - for stitching tents, wagon covers, tarpaulins, etc. For stitching tents, tarpaulins, sails and other heavy work. Also for canvas and heavy materials.2 needles/2 shuttles; gauges 3/4", 7/8" and 1".

Its usefulness is limited only by the ingenuity of the surgeon." Singer's early tension device.

Supplied with walnut table and treadle, or folding table top that forms a case, or an enclosed parlour cabinet.

For tacking coat pads and shoulder pads, and basting heavy coats. Parts were available to convert machine to alternating presser, roll presser and combination presser. Some models "For use in manufacturing light fabrics and leather" otherwise for cloth.