The Singer 4432 Heavy Duty is a very popular mid-range sewing machine which is well known for its ease of use and smooth sewing experience. Ideal for both experienced and professional sewers, this machine is also known for its exceptionally long lifeline: indeed, it can very easily last for several decades, provided that you properly care for and maintain it.
This particular machine has an exceptionally fast sewing speed and can deliver much more than 1000 stitches. It can also be considered as a great investment since you can even use it to start your own sewing business and earn some extra money on the side. It includes everything you’ll need for a more comfortable sewing experience such as a drop feed, top drop-in bobbin, automatic 1-step buttonhole and no less than 32-built in stitch designs. This piece of sewing equipment is entirely suited to daily, heavy-duty use and can sustain quite a lot of wear and tear.
Built to enhance your comfort, the Singer 4432 comes with every accessory that you’ll need to successfully finish your project in a mere matter of days, instead of weeks or months. The motor is stronger than other machines by 60%, which guarantees efficiency and ease of use. By this token, your threads will not snag, which can save you quite a bit of hassle and frustration. Like very Singer machine, this item boasts of a very solid build with a scratch-resistant casing. Now this may not be the lightest model on the market, but it does come with a hard-shell carrying case for easy mobility.
Regardless of is exceptional quality, some downsides have been reported for this model. For instance, some people deplored the high-pitched noise that was emitted by the machine during use. According to these sewers, it was problematic to use the apparatus at night for this reason. One downside that was reported by quite a few users is the lack of a wide work table. This made it quite hard for these customers to work with wider expanses of fabrics for projects such as quilting, bed covers, tablecloths and the likes. However, it is important to note that experienced users did not encounter this issue and were able to make do with the allocated work space.
Size and Weight
The Singer 4432 weighs around 15 pounds. This admittedly isn’t one of the lightweight machines on the market, but it can still be carried around. In fact, quite a few users reported to have been able to successfully carry this item back and forth to sewing class. As far as the measurements are concerned, this particular model measures 15.2 x 6.2 x 12 inches, which provides quite a compact built to fit on just about any standard working table.
The boxed packaging also includes a carrying case with a handle to make it much easier for you to move the machine around.
Ease of Use
Designed for both professionals and budding users alike, this model is surprisingly easy to use. For starters, it is mechanical, which means that you’ll be able to fluidly navigate through the different specifications with minimal effort on your part. For example, instead of trying to digitally switch through the different stitch designs, as you would with the Brother CS6000i for example, you can simply turn the dial knob until you find the stitch of your choice. With this model, users can also benefit from no less than 32 built-in stitches. These include 18 decorative, 7 stretch, 6 essential and 1 fully automatic 1-step buttonhole.
Singer 4432 Extra Features
Of course, it goes without saying that the Singer 4432 does include a plethora of features to enhance the quality of your project. For example, users will be able to benefit from an exceptional sewing speed of 1100 stitches per minute, courtesy of the super-powerful motor.
The Singer 4432 also comes with an automatic needle threader, which is ideal for anyone who usually struggles with the hassle of trying to thread the needle. Especially helpful for elderly people or anyone who suffers from poor eyesight, this feature can be activating simply by pushing down on a lever that automatically inches the thread through the eye of the needle. Moreover, the top drop-in bobbin is also equipped with a clear view cover, hence making it easier for you to see what’s going on. This also makes it far simpler to insert and remove the drop-in bobbin while keeping a close watch on the thread supply. It also comes with a fully adjustable stitch width and length: indeed, these features can be controlled at the mere turn of a dial.
The Free Arm feature is quite a handy tool to have since it allows you to reach all the hard-to-access areas during delicate sewing processes such as cuffs, hems, sleeves, collars and the likes.
Boasting the prestigious Women’s Choice Award winner, Singer certainly does not disappoint with this surprisingly easy-to-use machine. Not only is it fairly affordable, but the machine is also very durable. Now it might not come with as many stitch designs as the computerized model’s Brother ES2000 and Singer 5400 but it does come with a superior sewing speed.