Sewing may not be a hobby for everyone but for those that wish to learn how to sew may benefit from a sewing machine that offers basic functions but with updated features that will help the user improve her craft. With so many sewing machine models and brands in the market, how does a novice sewer choose the best one? Which one is the best machine for beginners to use? Here is a list of the best models and brands that you may want to check out:
- Singer 4411 – this is a basic sewing equipment that has all the functions that a beginner should master before taking on a more complicated model. It has 11 stitches to choose from, with a heavy duty metal frame, stainless steel bed plate, an easy to use bobbin system with a clear cover and a high speed of 1,100 stitches per minute. This Singer sewing machine is also available in model 4423 with 23 stitches and 5532 with 32 stitches.
Singer is a popular stitching machine brand that is trusted by so many homes and owners all over the world. It is smart to go with a popular brand so you can be assured of quality. This beginner sewing machine has a 25-year limited warranty on its head, 2-year limited warranty on its electrical system and a 90-day warranty on labor.
- Brother CS8000i – is not just a basic sewing machine for beginners but it is also a quilting machine. Has an oversized table for large sewing or quilting projects. Its LCD display selector will allow you to easily choose stitches and adjust sewing speed. Features an automatic needle threader, easy threading system, ease bobbin winding and a light that will shine over your sewing.
Brother is another trusted name for high quality and affordable machines. The CS6000i has a 25-year limited warranty and free customer service via phone for life.
- Husqvarna Emerald 116 – this sewing machine has the most basic features making it the most practical choice for a beginner. It has simple knob controls, built-in threader, a one-step buttonhole maker and a hard cover to keep the machine away when not in use. Offers 16 basic stitches, a variety of presser foot selections included in your purchase, automatic bobbin thread pick-up, a slim free arm and a clear bobbin cover. This machine does not need oiling and has a stylish Swedish design.
Husqvarna may not be a popular brand in the US but it is known for heavy duty and affordable sewing and quilting machines for beginners and professional sewers.
- Janome 2212 – with a clean and easy to use design. Has dials that easily selects the speed and the type of stitch that you wish to use. With 12 stitches, stitch width and length adjustment options, a drop fed for free motion sewing and quilting and a four-step button hole system. Comes with a 25-year warranty.
Janome is a least popular brand but is known for simple, easy to use and efficient sewing machines with practical features for beginner sewers.