Choosing a Good Sewing Machine

In this article we will help you to understand what modern sewing machines are, what they are made of and all the nuances that will help you make the right choice of a sewing machine.

All sewing machines are divided into three classes: electromechanical, electronic and computer-controlled.

Electromechanical sewing machines

This class of sewing equipment, for today, is the most popular among sewers, due to the low price, excellent reliability and an optimal set of sewing operations.

Electromechanical sewing machines can be conditionally divided into several segments.
Budget or otherwise they are called sewing machines for beginners, such machines have a minimum number of stitches, usually a discrete zigzag change and a smooth adjustment of the stitch length, equipped with an outdated vertical shuttle and a weak power engine. Their cost ranges from $80 to $130, and the most popular and favorite models in this price segment are:

• Brother LS-2125
• Janome Juno 1512
• Singer 1507
• Janome 18E
• MinervaA320
• MinervaM832B

Next, consider more functional sewing machines of the middle class, which have more than 15 sewing operations, among which there are lines for knitwear and imitation of the overlock. Such models can already perform the loop in automatic mode, can be equipped with both vertical and modern horizontal shuttle and have an automatic threader. The cost of electromechanical sewing machines of the middle class, ranges from $130 to $190, and here customers often choose:

• Janome JUNO 523
• Janome 423s
• Brother Comfort 25a
• SingerTalent 3323
• JanomeSewist 525
• Minerva 32Q

Semi-professional models close the list of electromechanical sewing machines. They have a large set of sewing stitches up to 40, perform a linen loop in automatic mode. To buy such a sewing machine is possible from $190 to $230 and the best representatives in this price segment are:

• Singer Heavy Duty 4423
• Janome Decor Excel 5024
• Janome 7524a
• Brother Modern 39a
• Janome 7518a

Electronic sewing machines

Since electronic sewing machines are completely similar to electromechanical ones in design, the only thing that distinguishes them is the presence of the electronic unit, which in turn makes it possible to control the speed on the panel of the sewing machine and to select the position of the needle. And also allows you to work with thick and dense fabrics, thanks to the function of stabilizing the puncture of the tissue.

Worthy sewing machines in this class are

• Husqvarna Roza 250
• Janome Decor Excel 5124

Computer-controlled sewing machines

This type is the highest step in the production of household sewing machines, since this class is equipped with advanced technologies and functions. In addition, they have very convenient control and display, and many sewing processes are automated. Those who know for sure how such sewing machines work and what they consist of, can buy the proper detailing for sewing machines together with car detailing here and replace or upgrade some mechanism details themselwes.

The best representatives are

• Brother Modern 60e
• Janome DC 360
• Brother NV 150
• Brother NV 350se
• Juki HZL F600
• Husqvarna 875

We hope our article will help you understand the sewing machines and make the right choice!