Hello Everyone! Well, this video answers 1 of my most frequently asked questions… What type of sewing machine should I buy? Most people are just getting started and overwhelmed by what do look for. This list features sewing machines that are under $200. That is the price point most people are interested in. Hopefully this helps to narrow the list and gives you some machines to compare!
Features to look for Clothing Sewing
zig zag stitch
smaller free arm
variety of feet
Features to look for in Quilting
ability to free motion (feed dogs drop)
larger throat space
Features for Craft sewing
Similar to Clothing
Ability to sew heavy duty fabrics
Good things to look for…
Extras like needles, feet, bobbins
metal parts and sturdy construction
Janome 2212 $149
Singer 4411 Heavy Duty $126
Singer 7258 $170
Brother sc6000i $138
Laura Ashley $213
Singer Confidence Quilter $240
My first sewing machine
Viking Emerald 116
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Here is the full video, sharing all my thoughts about entry level sewing machines!!