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 Apparel 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 Apparel
Ability to sew heavy duty fabrics
Good things to look for…
Extras like needles, feet, bobbins
metal parts and sturdy construction
These are some of the best entry level sewing machines to consider, look at reviews and warranty info – especially if purchasing online ;).
My first sewing machine
Viking Emerald 116
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Here is the full video, sharing all my thoughts about the best entry level sewing machines!!