Buying a new sewing machine is a lot easier thanks to reliable sewing machine reviews online. In this post, we will name the best machines in their respective categories.
10 Best Sewing Machine Reviews of 2019
1. Juki HZL-F600 Computerized Sewing and Quilting Machine
Juki HZL-F600 is the crowned as the king in the computerized sewing machine department. Priced at $1,049, its top features include a box feed technology, is very capable sewing light and thick weight material, and has a wide sewing space among others.
2. Singer Start 1304
In the mini sewing machines department, the Stinger Start 1304 reigns supreme. It is the top choice of Sewingland in the mini sewing machines department and has a 4.1/5 user rating in Amazon.
Its best qualities include a heavy duty metal frame that ensures the machine remains steady for skip-free sewing and a stainless steel bedplate that provides smooth fabric feed for even sewing.
3. Uten AGM Portable Sewing Machine
The Uten AGM Portable sewing machine is crowned by Sewingland as the best mini sewing machine for thick fabric and has a 3.4/5 user rating in Amazon. According to consumers, it is very beginner-friendly, is an excellent multifunction sewing machine, and is as heavy-duty as it gets.
What's more, the machine supports forwards and reverse sewing to ensure no loose ends. And did we mention? It is very portable.
4. Janome Memory Craft 6500P/MC6500P
With a price tag of $1,299, its best features include an auto-lock system, an automatic thread cutter with memory capability, the SFS (superior feed system), and a backlit LCD screen. It can also do 135 Stitches across 4 modes.
Perhaps, the only downside is it doesn't have a free arm. If you want a Janome product that has one, look for the Janome Magnolia line.
5. Brother Designio Series DZ3000
If you're looking for a machine that provides excellent quality while having an affordable tag price, then the Brother Designio Series DZ3000 is just for you. It has an impressive 4.2/5 rating by customers in Amazon.
Its reliability, convenient threading of both top thread, and a bobbin for consistent, high-quality stitch formation is generally praised by its users.
6. Brother CS6000i
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The Brother CS6000i is one of, if not, the best beginner sewing machine in the market today. It’s very user-friendly and can take care of thicker fabrics with ease.
It's also very lightweight and can be moved around with ease. It has lots of amazing features and add-ons packaged at an affordable amount of $142.
It comes with a detailed manual and since there are plenty of users of this machine, asking around in forums and looking for YouTube tutorials are possible.
7. Singer 4432
The Singer 4432 can sew up to five layers of denim and leather, making it one of the best heavy-duty sewing machines today.
- Auto button holder
- Heavy-duty metal frame
- Reverse stitch function
Perhaps, the only downside for this machine is its fewer decorative stitches. Nevertheless, it has an impressive rating of 4.3/5 from buyers at Amazon and you can order one for $174.30.
8. Janome 7318
The Janome 7318 is another highly-rated beginner sewing machine you might want to look at. Its best features include:
- a top-notch loading jam proof bobbin system for tangle-free sewing
- 7-piece feed dog which guarantees precision fabric control
- 18 stitches type including a built-in buttonhole
- a handy carrying handle
It comes from a reputable brand and has a proven record of being durable. It also has a 4.2/5 rating in Amazon and you can get your hands on one for $286.
9. Janome Sew Mini 3128 Sewing Machine
It also comes with many stitches selector and is perfect for knitting fabrics. It's also very affordable at $149 and has 4.2/5 rating from other buyers in Amazon.
10. Singer 3323
The Singer 3323 is another staple in the list of most reliable sewing machines of 2019. Its top features include:
- Automatic button holder
- Automatic reverse sewing
- Automatic needle threader
It also come with many accessories and is packaged at $300. It is also a mechanical machine so if simplicity and a more affordable machine is what you seek, get this one.
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Now that you know the most elite sewing machines out there, selecting one that fits your preference should be a breeze. Aside from the machine's features, you should also consider the size, price, and warranty so you'll get the best bang for your buck. Lastly… Look out for discounts!
What highly-rated sewing machine are you planning to purchase? Share your thoughts in the comments below!
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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on December 4, 2019, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.