Where Can I Buy Sewing Machines in South Africa

What is a Sewing Machine?

A sewing machine is a machine used to sew fabric and materials together with thread. Sewing machines were invented during the first Industrial Revolution to decrease the amount of manual sewing work performed in clothing companies.

Where Can I Buy Sewing Machines in South Africa?

SZ Sewing | Singer SA JHB Bedfordview

Address: 3 River Road, Bedfordview, Johannesburg, 2008, South Africa

Areas served: South Africa

Hours: Closed ⋅ Opens 8 am Fri

Phone: +27 11 825 3407

Uno Sewing (pty) Ltd

Address: Nugget St &, Albert St, City and Suburban, Doornfontein, 2001, South Africa

Hours: Closed ⋅ Opens 8:30 am Fri

Phone: +27 63 450 8320

Pro Sewing

Address: 48 Durban St &, End St, City and Suburban, Johannesburg, 2001, South Africa

Areas served: Johannesburg and nearby areas

Hours: Closed ⋅ Opens 7:30 am Fri

Phone: +27 11 334 6759


Address: 81 Bazaar St, Asiatic Bazaar, Pretoria, 0183, South Africa

Hours: Closed ⋅ Opens 9 am Fri

Phone: +27 72 598 2004

How much do sewing machines cost in South Africa?

Mechanical Sewing Machines

Prices start from under R4,000 for entry-level models for alterations and repairs, to around R10,000 for more advanced models.

How long does a good sewing machine last?

In general, sewing machines are known to last well over five years and sometimes as long as 25 years. However, the conditions that the sewing machine is exposed to will make a huge difference in its lifespan.

What are common sewing machine problems?

Some common sewing problems are: Needle thread breakage. Bobbin or looper thread breakage. Thread fusing when the machine stops.

What causes a sewing machine to stop working?

The motor belt maybe slipping or jumping off the handwheel or motor completely – reset the belt making sure it has the correct tension or replace the belt.

Thread lock, threads maybe wrapped around the bobbin case or sewing head – find and remove threads from the head or bobbin case.