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3221 | SIMPLE™

Beginner sewing tip #1: Start with the right machine.

Learning to sew is fun and easy with the SINGER® SIMPLE™ sewing machine, created with beginning sewers in mind. This machine gives you all of the foundational features you need for a strong start. Plus, it’s fully equipped to meet your needs for years to come as you continue to advance. You’ll be surprised by what you can create on an easy-to-learn, easy-to-love sewing machine! 

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  • 21 Built-In Stitches
  • The right stitch: easier sewing with better results. Includes 6 Basic, 5 Stretch, 9 Decorative and 1 Buttonhole
  • 1 Fully Automatic 1-Step Buttonhole
  • Professional results at the touch of a button
  • Automatic Needle Threader
  • Sewing's biggest time saver!
  • Adjustable Stitch Length
  • Keep seams strong and prevents bunching on any type of fabric
  • Simple Stitch Selection
  • Change stitches in one easy step.
  • Up to 5 mm Stitch Width
  • Many stitches can be set for a maximum width of 5 mm creating attractive decorative stitches.
  • Heavy Duty Metal Frame
  • Machine remains still for skip-free sewing.
  • Extra High Presser Foot Lifter
  • When sewing several layers of thick fabric, the presser foot can be raised to a higher position for easy positioning of the work.
  • Sewing Speed
  • Project can be sewn quickly with a maximum speed of 750 stitches-per-minute.
  • Automatic Reverse
  • Push the conveniently located automatic reverse button to sew in reverse and reinforce the stitch.
  • Free Arm
  • Provides easy access to cuffs, collars, pant hems and other difficult to reach areas
  • Accessory Storage
  • The accessories are conveniently stored in the removable storage compartment providing easy access to accessories.
  • 4 Snap-On Presser Feet
  • Expands your creative sewing possibilities
  • Soft Sided Cover
  • Keeps your machine dust-free in storage
  • Included Accessories
  • All Purpose Foot, Zipper Foot, Button Hole Foot, Button Sewing Foot, Seam Ripper/Lint Brush, Edge/Quilting Guide, Pack of Needles, Thread Spool Caps, Bobbins, L-Screwdriver, Darning Plate and Soft-Sided Dust Cover
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What others are saying.
Great Machine
Debbie Wermuth | March 16, 2015
Overall Rating
Pros:
Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use, High Quality, Light Weight So I Can Easily Move It, Sews Through Thick Layers Of Fabric

I bought this one as a backup machine because my other one is extremely old. After trying this machine, I liked this machine so much I bought a second one. It plows through thicknesses of fleece and can sew on thin fabric too.

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model #3221
Gloria Steen | March 13, 2015
Overall Rating
Pros:
Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use, High Quality, Lightweight. Needle Easy To Thread

Love this machine. Great stitching quality. Easy to operate. Lightweight. A great value. Bobbin threading is easy. Manual is very detailed.

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New Machine
Ann Gray | December 01, 2014
Overall Rating
Cons:
Poor Quality, Complicated

Frankly, I am not finding my new machine very user friendly. I have used Kenmore sewing machines all of my life, have taught sewing, and am pretty proficient at sewing. My 30+ year old Kenmore was no longer functioning so I purchased a Singer 3221 model machine. I was thrilled by the price and the prompt delivery but have found that getting the bobbin in place is a real chore. To me, this machine is not easy to use at all, and I am very disappointed at this point. I had looked at the ratings of others before purchasing the machine. Frankly, I am surprised by the 4-5 star ratings. The machine seems poorly made also, which probably explains the inexpensive price.

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Very Simple to Use
naveen mital | November 28, 2014
Overall Rating
Pros:
Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use, High Quality

As the name says very easy and simple to use and still very versatile. I am a man and have been associated with Singer machines since my childhood because of my mother. I am 67 now and still can use a Singer machine.

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Good Machine.
Stacey Phillips | September 02, 2014
Overall Rating
Pros:
Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use
Cons:
Poor Quality

I purchased this machine to replace my grandmother's machine from the 1940's that my mother and I have been using for years. The needle finally broke and it's impossible to find a replacement. I love this machine and all the different stitches (only had one stitch with the 40's model). It's easy to thread, easy to wind the bobbin and overall easy to use. My only complaint would be this... "they don't make 'em like they used to." I've never had a problem with thread jamming or the bobbin unwinding while sewing like I've had with this machine. The plastic machine just doesn't have the same quality as my heavy, iron 40's machine. The needle and bobbin frequently jam and I have to take everything apart to fix it. Other than that complaint it's a great machine and perfect for the novice sewer.

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