What a Sewing Machine Should Have

If you are looking a buying a new sewing machine, be prepare to do some homework to understand what your machine should have based on the type of sewing that you plan to do.

Plenty of Features

The sewing machine that you buy must have plenty of features that allow you to create the elegant garments you love so that having fun and sewing with that machine is easy.

The machine should also have tons of compartments where you could store all those extra parts that you need close-by when working on your machine.

A sewing machine should also have a quality construction, a good warranty, and be easy to maintain. Threading should be easy with an automatic needle threader so you can complete that undesirable chore in just seconds.

Simple Bobbin System

The bobbin system of a sewing machine should have a clear cover so that you can easily see the amount of thread left on a bobbin so you don't run out right in the middle of an important row of stitching.

A bobbin system should be easy to use, both in loading a new bobbin and in the bobbin winder. Find a bobbin system that works best for you as most brands of sewing machines offer different types; select the one you find easiest to use.

Sewing Area Illumination

You should be able to see the sewing surface easily thanks to a LED light and is easy to access and clearly illuminates the area where you will be working.

Buttonhole Styles

You should be able to easily choose from a wide array of buttonhole styles so that you can create buttonholes of the right size quickly and easily.

There are many different types of buttonholes that you can create on your sewing machine and each brand differs as to the types they offer.

If possible, go to a local sewing machine store and try out the various models to see which one works best for you.

These are just a few of the features to consider when buying a new sewing machine. Check on the internet and you can find many helpful lists to make sure that your selection of a machine is just what you need!

Happy Stitching on Your New Sewing Machine!