The Singer Futura sewing machine, 1976.

The Singer Futura sewing machine, 1976.
Singer Futura sewing machine, part sectioned for display, with detached control panel for public operation, complete with standard accessories, instruction book and foot control, 1976. A microprocessor controlled sewing machine, its selling price on 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.
 
Currently on display in:
The Secret Life of the Home
Year made :
1976
Inventory number :
1977-830