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Salrite Leather Sewing Machine

Sailrite Walking Foot Sewing Machine


Bring precision, power and professionalism to your leatherwork! The Sailrite® Leatherwork® Sewing Machine is ideal for the avid and novice leatherworker. Based on our world-renowned, heavy-duty portable sewing machine, the Sailrite® Ultrafeed®, the Leatherwork Sewing Machine features knurled presser feet engineered to not mar or damage leather. The machine has been specially tuned by our sewing machine technicians to sew up to 16 oz. leather. This machine meets the unique needs of DIY leatherworkers looking for an economical, entry-level leather hobbyist sewing machine backed by top-notch features, accessories and customer support.

Does your leatherwork require uniform, perfectly even stitchwork? Are you looking for a faster alternative to hand stitching? Look no further. The Leatherwork Sewing Machine features a powerful, straight stitch walking foot sewing machine in a space-saving stationary setup.


If you’re looking for an economical way to delve into the world of leather crafting, choose the Leatherwork Sewing Machine. The machine will sew bags, belts, wallets and more! It’s ideal for crafters wanting to sew soft to medium leather up to 16 oz. or 1/4-inch total thickness. You can use thread up to V-92 (Tex 90) and needles up to #22 with this machine, although we recommend V-92 Polyester and #20 DI Leather Needles for most applications.

Perfect for both introductory crafters and seasoned professionals, this machine can sew a number of materials. The Leatherwork beautifully handles the following types of leather up to 16 oz. and 1/4 inch thick:

  • Upholstery leather
  • Suede
  • Veg tan leather
  • Garment leather
  • Belt leather
  • Hair on hides
  • Harness leather
  • Bridle leather
  • Saddle leather
  • Latigo leather
  • And more

Though designed as a leather machine, with the right presser feet, feed dogs and easy tension adjustments the Leatherwork can also sew:

  • Canvas
  • Upholstery fabric
  • Denim
  • Vinyl
  • Waxed canvas
  • And more


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