Review of Singer 1512 Beginners Sewing Kit, 130 pieces
Reviewed on: October 12, 2013
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Pros & Cons
Singer 1512 is an ideal sewing kit for beginners. It is best suited for both sewers or non-sewers at the same time. This kit includes one each: tomato pin cushion; 60-inch tape measure; needle threader; blue marking pencil; white marking pencil; sewing gauge; seam ripper; thimble; 8-inch bent trimmer scissors; plus 11 spools of 100% polyester thread; 10 hand needles and 100 straight pins. It also makes a perfect travelling companion.
Some users complain that the storage box is missing as mentioned in product description. Users also mention that the this kit is of very poor and non-durable quality, except some appreciating the quality of scissors. Users also mention that there is not much thread on the spindle and the white marker pencil is difficult to see.
Overall, the Singer 1512 Beginners Sewing Kit,130 pieces is a simplistic kit for children or beginners who want to learn sewing. It is a good choice for gifting purpose or useful while travelling.
Review Group #: 1
It's good for hand sewers not for those using machines • The product description states that there's a reusable storage box, but it doesn't come with one
Review Group #: 2
This is an excellent little sewing kit at a perfect price • Cheap beginners kit, not worth the money • It's a little smaller than expected • Just don't be expecting nice scissors or anything durable
Review Group #: 3
It has all the necessary items to get started with • Very poor quality for most of these items • The scissors aren't great quality • A lot of good items for the price • This is a good choice for a beginner
Review Group #: 4
Very simplistic kit, not much thread on each spindle • Only the scissors and thread gauge are as expected • The white marker is difficult to see • The scissors, tape, seam ripper and pin cushion are adequate and fine for a beginner
Where to Buy
Amazon.com Rating: 3.80 stars from 178 reviews, Price: $5.99
Walmart.com Rating: 4.40 stars from 24 reviews, Price: $7.42