Are you searching for a heavy duty portable industrial sewing machine with a built-in walking foot mechanism? If your answer is yes, our flagship HDSew PortaWalker 9" is just for you. This sewing machine is one of the few portable walking foot machines that is manufactured with an extra long bed size of nine inches-rest assure that you will have more room and comfort while sewing your large projects. With the PortaWalker, you will be able to sew thicker, heavier, and stronger than any household sewing machine. Why? Well first, this sewing machine is equipped with a built-in walking foot mechanism that grabs the top of your material- while the feed dogs firmly grip the bottom of the material. Thus, you will get double the feeding power. Next, this built-in walking foot mechanism relieves important pressure from the needle assembly. Lastly, the HDSew PortaWalker comes equipped with a geared belt pulley drive which gives you more penetration power and eliminates slippage.
The PortaWalker is designed to sew up to 1/4" (6.35mm) of material. We have sewn up to 8mm thick on light to medium weighted materials. This sewing machine will sew leather products, heavy denims, suedes, vinyls, orthopedic appliances, extreme outdoor clothing, cushions, sports jerseys and pants, awnings, thick upholstery, handbags, collars, tent and tarp materials, and all canvas and boating materials including sunbrella. If you have a specific application/materials question, feel free to email us with details of your project including the material being sewn and thickess in mm.
The PortaWalker comes with straight and reverse stitching. This sewing machine will sit on any flat surface, however we offer a convenient PortaWalker Base which gives you provides an even smoother sewing experience. We offer a left and right side zipper feet which easily attaches to help you sew all your zipper projects. For cording applications, we offer a PortaWalker Welting foot. Once you place your order, we will completely stitch in your sewing machine so it's ready to sew immediately upon arrival. Your machine will ship the next business day (sometimes same day).