Sailrite® Ultrafeed® LS-1 BASIC Walking Foot Sewing Machine (110V)
SKU: 300501


The Sailrite® Ultrafeed® LS-1 BASIC Sewing Machine package features our powerful, portable, straight stitch walking foot sewing machine. This package is perfect for first-time sewers who are looking for an easily portable, heavy-duty machine, for boat owners looking to sew heavy canvas or vinyl on their boat, or for a home sewer wanting a machine that can handle heavy sewing assemblies. Built with the toughest, most dependable parts, the Ultrafeed easily sews through heavy materials like heavy canvas, denim, leather and upholstery fabrics, but it’s also versatile enough to sew through lighter home fabrics with ease. Its sewing capabilities have been proven in up to 10 layers of heavy canvas and eight layers of Dacron sailcloth.

The Ultrafeed LS-1 BASIC Package features the Ultrafeed LS-1 Sewing Machine in the sturdy Ultrafeed® Wooden Base and the EZ Set™ Stitch Length Plate, which comes preinstalled on the machine.

Power Plus® Balance Wheel

The Ultrafeed BASIC Package includes the Sailrite® Power Plus® Balance Wheel, which has double the power and is twice the size of a traditional balance wheel for more slow speed power and control. It enables you to sew heavy and thick assemblies at comfortably slow speeds for precise stitching. Powering the machine is a 110V AC motor (6,600 rpm at 1.5 amps) and a cogged belt and pulley drive system. Operate using the fully grounded, variable speed, electronic foot control.

To read more about our oversized balance wheels and how they help power the machine, read our blog, "Size Matters: The Importance of Balance Wheels."

Patented Posi-Pin® Clutching System

Sailrite’s patented Posi-Pin Clutching System (Patent #7438009) provides 100% power transfer from the motor to the upper drive shaft, ultimately powering the needle. As one of the most important features on our Ultrafeed Sewing Machines, this unique system eliminates clutch slippage, which robs sewing machines of power when sewing heavy, hard-to-penetrate fabrics. It also makes winding bobbins quick and easy. Pulling the pin out makes the machine stop working, which is an excellent added safety feature. When coupled with Sailrite’s special balance wheel with cogged timing belt, our machines outperform all others on the market.

To learn more about our patented Posi-Pin Clutching System and how it delivers 100% power with no clutch slippage, read "The Ultrafeed & Posi-Pin: The Perfect Power Couple."

Simple, Straightforward Sewing

The mechanical walking presser foot works with the feed dog to pull thick layers of fabric through the machine at consistent speeds for symmetrical stitching. The EZ Set™ Stitch Length Plate helps to keep stitch length consistent when switching from forward to reverse. Switching directions is made quick and easy by the spring-loaded stitch length lever. Easily maintain your seam allowances with 1/4-inch, 1/2-inch, 3/4-inch and 1-inch markings right on the needle plate.

The presser foot features a built-in welting tunnel for sewing piping and the needle is offset to the right in the presser foot, so you can sew zippers without changing the foot.

Find out more about the EZ Set Stitch Length Plate by reading this informative blog: ”What Is the EZ Set Stitch Length Plate?”

Conveniently Portable

The Ultrafeed is built to be tough enough to go wherever you go. Move it around your home, or take it in your boat or RV! The Ultrafeed Wooden Base is a solid, self-supporting MDF (medium-density fiberboard) base with built-in handholds on either side to make your machine easy to carry.

Sewing Capabilities

The Ultrafeed features a 3/8-inch-high foot lift and a best-in-class needle bar stroke, so you can sew virtually anything you can fit underneath the foot. The Ultrafeed can be easily adjusted to sew lighter weight home décor fabric, too, so it can be your go-to machine for numerous projects. Set the variable stitch length up to 6mm and you’re ready to go. The Ultrafeed will easily sew through fabrics like:

  • Heavy canvas
  • Upholstery fabrics
  • Denim
  • Vinyl
  • Window material
  • Soft leather
  • Drapery material
  • Sailcloth
  • And more!

Sew With Confidence

Ultrafeed Sewing Machines are all finished and tuned in our Indiana workshop by trained Sailrite technicians. To help you set up and maintain your sewing machine, each Ultrafeed includes an in-depth guidebook outlining setup and use of your machine, maintenance and troubleshooting, as well as detailed parts schematics. There is also a free online Ultrafeed Setup, Use & Maintenance video to accompany the text.

For even more information regarding our Ultrafeed Sewing Machines, visit our in-depth Ultrafeed blog “Why Choose an Ultrafeed?” To learn about the invention of the Ultrafeed Sewing Machine and how it evolved over time, head to our Ultrafeed History page.

Our Support Guarantee

At Sailrite, we are committed to helping you get the most out of your Ultrafeed Sewing Machine. That’s why we are proud to offer you personalized support for the lifetime of your machine. We’ll be here to help you service your machine with in-depth videos, one-on-one support and Sailrite’s five-year limited warranty (see Warranty PDF below). Should you need them, we have replacement parts in stock and ready to ship out to you and, if all else fails, you can always send your machine back to us for repairs.

Your Ultrafeed® Package Includes:

  • Ultrafeed® Wooden Base
  • Power Plus® Flywheel
  • EZ Set™ Stitch Length Plate
  • Electronic variable speed foot control
  • Thread stand
  • Sewing machine oil
  • 4 bobbins
  • 4 - #20 sharp needles
  • Tool Kit
  • Comprehensive guidebook
  • Five-year limited warranty


Sale Unit: EA
Machine Series: Ultrafeed LS-1
Sewing Speed: Max. 500 stitches/minute
Straight Stitch Length: Max. 6mm
Presser Foot Lift: 3/8"
Feed Type: Walking Foot
Shuttle: Oscillating (Cam/Rocker Arm Driven)
Power: 110V A.C., 1/10th hp, 1.5 amps
Motor RPM: 6,600
Needle Bar Stroke: 34mm
Lubrication: Manual
Underarm Space: 7" x 4.5"
Bed Size: 14.5" x 7"
Carrying Weight: 47 lbs
Bobbin Size: Class 15 / Style A
Compatible Needles: System 135 x 16, System 135 x 17
Needle Size Range: #10–#22
Thread Size Range: Home–V-92
Brand: Sailrite
Thread Take-up Lever: Link Type
Base Dimensions: 17.38" W x 15" D x 2.88" H
Input Voltage: 110V A.C.
Warranty: 5 Years
Ultrafeed Sewing Machines are assembled in the United States with components from the United States, Taiwan and China.


Introducing the Sailrite Ultrafeed® Walking Foot Sewing Machine

Ultrafeed® LS-1 Sewing Demo

Sailrite Ultrafeed® LS-1 BASIC Walking Foot Sewing Machine


Overall Rating : 4.73 52 Reviews

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Brian Moore
Verified Purchase

It is a work horse great machine

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Bought as a gift

This sewing machine was bought as a gift for my daughter. She had asked specifically for it, and is planning to sew canvas items. She has been very happy with it so far!

Sandra Willoughby
Verified Purchase

Love this sewing machine

Tammy Castleberry
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Best Buy ever!

Well made and very durable! Fast shipping and I love their website! I highly recommend!

Paul Sutara
Verified Purchase

Ultrafeed LS-1 purchase

Cant wait to get started using this machine. Very rugged and robust, I feel confident that this machine will be of great benefit in my future.

Tony Hamill
Verified Purchase

A sturdy well designed machine. It was easy to set up and works perfectly in a matter of minutes. For a straight Stitch machine that is durable and performs well I couldn't have asked for more.

Amy Patton
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Best sewing machine on the market. Easy to use. Love all of the sailrite videos to help as well! Best Christmas present ever!!

Linda Lindsey
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Our new Sailrite

We love, love, love our new machine. Looking forward to getting our 2021 catalog.

Gary Fujii
Verified Purchase

Excellent Product for the Price

Light duty industrial sewing machine suitable for home use. Adjustable pressure walking foot made sewing my 12x16 sun shade possible. Sailrite's marine fabric is too stiff for a regular sewing machine if you doing a large panel.

Linda LaMay
Verified Purchase

Outstanding choice for weavers.

This is an amazing machine. I and a hand weaver and often need to see through many layers of fabric, interfacing,and lining. It has handled all these tasks perfectly. After sales service has also been terrific.

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