The Singer Futura sewing machine, 1976.

The Singer Futura sewing machine, 1976.
3 1 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 23cm


A microprocesor controlled sewing machine, the selling price on its launch date of 8th October 1976 was £375. Advertised as "the first sewing machine with an electronic brain", the machine's memory stores 25 different stitch patterns and two button hole sewing programmes.

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