Best Sewing Machine: 14 Options with Pros, Cons, & Deals

Have you ever tried to estimate how much you and your family are spending on clothing and all the related expenses (including mending and fitting your favorite piece in cases when you put or lost a little bit of weight?). Well, a new wardrobe may cost a little fortune. And ask someone to adjust the … Read more Best Sewing Machine: 14 Options with Pros, Cons, & Deals

Yamata FY810 Review: Factory Quality Sewing at the Retail Price Tag (w/Pros, Cons, & Video)

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Yamata FY810 is a needle post-bed lockstitch machine that comes with both a table and a motor (you have to assemble these parts). It is a heavy-duty sewing machine, which means it can sew almost any fabric not thicker than 1/8′ at a speed you could have only dreamt of (up to 3,000 stitches per … Read more Yamata FY810 Review: Factory Quality Sewing at the Retail Price Tag (w/Pros, Cons, & Video)

Brother 1034DX: Full Review, Pros, Cons, and Comparison with 1034D

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Brother 1034DX sewing machine is an affordable and high-performing machine (quite different from the famous Brother 1034D). This 3/4 serger will perform admirably with three to four threads to create customized designs and details. It can do all your serging and is perfect for fabric finishing, home décor, and creative fashion sewing. But let’s jump … Read more Brother 1034DX: Full Review, Pros, Cons, and Comparison with 1034D

Juki MO-50E Review: User-Friendly Device with Mind-Blowing Sergering Quality

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Juki MO-50E is a multiple thread serging machine with good lay-in tensions that allows you to perform professional and neat serging on the most popular (and challenging) fabrics. It is one of the most generously priced sergers you can get out there to perform at the same level. (Juki is practically a synonym of quality). … Read more Juki MO-50E Review: User-Friendly Device with Mind-Blowing Sergering Quality

Brother LB6800PRW Review: Great for Starting with Sewing and Embroidery or Not?

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Brother no longer sells this machine, but people are still looking for information on it shows how ‘legendary’ this machine is (thanks to Project Runway show, big fan here!). This machine can help to finish almost any sewing project you might have in mind. (Even something that might seem too challenging). But let’s look into … Read more Brother LB6800PRW Review: Great for Starting with Sewing and Embroidery or Not?

Brother 1034D Review: Affordable Workhorse That Might Change Your View on Serging

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If you plan to improve the finish of your design and handle multiple layers of heavy materials like denim, cotton, jeans, fleece, and the rest, you should consider Brother 1034D. This serger is perfect for finishing the edges and hems of fabric, creating a decorative edge on formal wear, cotton fabrics, and linens. But let’s … Read more Brother 1034D Review: Affordable Workhorse That Might Change Your View on Serging

Singer 4423 Review: Heavy Duty Sewing Trooper or Waste of Money?

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Singer 4423 is heavy duty and versatile sewing machine that you can use to sew a wide range of fabric. Anything from simple stitching to whole garment sewing, no matter the fabric thickness, will do. This machine comes with 23 built-in stitches (and 97 stitches applications). So you’ll get anything from basic to stretch and … Read more Singer 4423 Review: Heavy Duty Sewing Trooper or Waste of Money?

Brother PQ1500SL: Super Fast and Budget-Friendly (+Videos, Pros&Cons)

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Brother PQ1500SL is the go-to machine for most seamstresses. It is quite an ‘exciting’ machine that gives quality results with quilting or sewing. Your skill level is not important. Once you are opt-in for this working horse – it will do well both for newbies and season seamstresses looking for a reliable working horse. But … Read more Brother PQ1500SL: Super Fast and Budget-Friendly (+Videos, Pros&Cons)

Brother CS5055PRW Review: Versatile Working Horse at a Bargain Price

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Brother CS5055PRW is a simple and basic computerized machine that you can use to perform most of your utility, heirloom, quilting, or other stitch functions. This sewing machine should be your top choice if you are still a beginner. But there are definitely more things you should know about this model if you are looking … Read more Brother CS5055PRW Review: Versatile Working Horse at a Bargain Price

Singer 7258: Super Versatile Sewing Powerhouse (+Pros, Cons, and Videos)

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Singer 7258 is a computerized, heavy-duty machine that comes with 100 built-in stitches. You can use this machine to perform fashion sewing, quilting, crafting, decorative sewing, and others. Although it sounds like a good (and pretty versatile) deal, there are still things you should learn about this machine before seriously considering buying it.  Do you … Read more Singer 7258: Super Versatile Sewing Powerhouse (+Pros, Cons, and Videos)

Full Guide to Japanese Embroidery: Sashiko, Boro, and Bunka

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When we rip a piece of our clothing or a pair of our pants, we simply throw it away. But what if there was an alternative? This is where Japanese embroidery, specifically Sashiko embroidery, can come in and save your clothes. This traditional Japanese stitching technique not only fixes and repairs your ripped clothes, but … Read more Full Guide to Japanese Embroidery: Sashiko, Boro, and Bunka

Janome 400E Honest Review: Top-Notch Embroidery Device or Not?

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Janome 400E is an ’embroidery only’ machine. Like many other Janome models, 400E does not fail to deliver on its promises. It comes with some unusual perks (compared to other embroidery machines within a similar price range). It has a relatively large number of built-in designs and monogramming options. So it’s definitely a machine to … Read more Janome 400E Honest Review: Top-Notch Embroidery Device or Not?

Singer 8280 Review: Basic Machine to Bring Your “A” Sewing Game

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Singer 8280 sewing machine is a basic machine that’s perfect for simple sewing projects. Although not a sophisticated machinery, it includes the main features and some advanced functionalities to spice up your sewing experience. But let’s jump into details so you can decide whether or not it’s right for you.  Do you have a particular … Read more Singer 8280 Review: Basic Machine to Bring Your “A” Sewing Game

Singer 14CG754 Full Review with Pros, Cons & Video

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Singer 14CG754 serger will make a great addition to any sewing room. It features a wide selection of stitch options, including 4 built-in rolled hems, that help you achieve beautiful edge finishes every time. So if you are looking into options to up your sewing game, this machine might be an excellent option to consider. … Read more Singer 14CG754 Full Review with Pros, Cons & Video

Brother PE770 Review: Affordable Start for Your Long-Term Embroidery Journey

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Suppose you’re searching for a durable embroidery machine with built-in memory. In that case, your search is over because the Brother PE770 is one of the best machines for embroidery out there. (Not to mention that it beat any embroidery pen you might think of). And it even comes with the larger (5″ x 7″) … Read more Brother PE770 Review: Affordable Start for Your Long-Term Embroidery Journey

Brother HC1850 Honest Review: Lot’s of Value for a Little Money

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Brother HC1850 is a versatile computerized sewing and quilting machine. It is packed with a litany of features. This makes this machine exceptional for quilting, sewing, basic monogramming, and decorative stitches. It seemingly has tons of blows and whistles to offer and, at the same time, doesn’t look like a complicated device to handle. But … Read more Brother HC1850 Honest Review: Lot’s of Value for a Little Money

Brother PE535 Review: Pros, Cons, Full Rating, and Videos

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Brother PE535 Embroidery Machine is a great little machine if you ONLY want to embroider small designs. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, you’ll find PE535 easy to use and incredibly valuable. Getting started with this machine is easy, thanks to its easy needle threading system and the helpful tutorial videos that come with … Read more Brother PE535 Review: Pros, Cons, Full Rating, and Videos

Singer 4432 Review: Super Fast Hardworking Heavy Duty Machine

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Singer 4432 is a super hardworking workhorse that will make a great home addition. It’s primarily designed with your heavy-duty projects in mind. It can also be used as a basic sewing unit for a beginner or an occasional sewer looking for almost industrial-like quality and efficiency at a fraction of professional machines’ cost.  But … Read more Singer 4432 Review: Super Fast Hardworking Heavy Duty Machine

Brother 2340CV Review + Few Challenges That Come With It

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Brother 2340CV Coverstich is not your regular serger as you cannot sew off the fabric. But with this machine, you’ll be able to produce a perfect finish for all of your designs. Let’s try to figure out whether or not it’s worth the investment in this review.  Do you have a particular question about Brother … Read more Brother 2340CV Review + Few Challenges That Come With It

Singer 2277 Review: Affordable, Solid, and Easy. Is It Enough?

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Singer 2277 is a simple sewing machine that’s perfect for beginners and valuable for more experienced sewers. It’s simple to use and maintain, and it’s perfectly suited to handle basic sewing, home projects, alterations, and more. Even without going into details, I can say, it’s a solid choice to consider if you need something affordable, … Read more Singer 2277 Review: Affordable, Solid, and Easy. Is It Enough?

Is Janome 500E Enough to Start Your Own Embroidery Shop? (Full Review)

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Janome 500E is a powerful embroidery machine that will allow you to create designs that reflect a personal sense of style. With this machine, it’s easy to personalize, embellish, and monogram home decor items, garments, and accessories. So whether you have a thing to crafting personalized gifts for your friends and family or was thinking … Read more Is Janome 500E Enough to Start Your Own Embroidery Shop? (Full Review)

Brother XM2701: Honest Review with Pros, Cons, Tips, and Videos

Nowadays, it is quite hard to get a reliable sewing machine without robbing a bank. Especially if you don’t want anything fancy and only care about basic features, durability, and ease of use to complete your day-to-day sewing tasks. But Brother XM2701 probably marks all the checkboxes. This machine is for sewers who are looking … Read more Brother XM2701: Honest Review with Pros, Cons, Tips, and Videos

Singer 14J250 Review: One of the Easiest Sergers Ever?

Singer 14J250 will most likely be a great addition to any sewing room (at least if the seamstress is passionate about the quality of the finished looks of her designs). With this serger’s needle threader, wide open and color-coded threading, finishing seams, and hems cannot get easier.  The 2-3-4 thread capability and adjustable switch length … Read more Singer 14J250 Review: One of the Easiest Sergers Ever?

Juki MO-655 Review: Solid Serging Choice or Not?

If you were looking into getting yourself a serger, you might be eyeing Juki MO-655 as an option. It can be quite complicated for a newbie (particularly in the threading department). Still, at the same time, you’ll get Juki’s real quality, which is probably one of my favorite sewing devices’ manufacturers of all. Nonetheless, let’s … Read more Juki MO-655 Review: Solid Serging Choice or Not?

Brother PE800 Review: Limitless Embroidery Capabilities at a Fair Price?

If you are only looking for a perfect embroidery machine – so-called jack of all trades – Brother PE800 might be right up your alley. Despite having some extraordinary features, this machine is not on the list of the most expensive ones. It’s also very easy to use and with a larger (5″ x 7″) … Read more Brother PE800 Review: Limitless Embroidery Capabilities at a Fair Price?

Juki DU-1181 Review: Blazing Fast (2,000 Stitches per Minute) Versatile Machine

Juki DU-1181 sews medium to heavy-weight materials with ease. It won’t be wrong if you call it a real work-horse. It does heavy-duty work remarkably, and stitching through many layers is its forte. On the other hand, it’s quite bulky, heavy, and pricey too. So, let’s have a look at more reasons why it might … Read more Juki DU-1181 Review: Blazing Fast (2,000 Stitches per Minute) Versatile Machine

Janome FM-725: Felting Made Easier or Useless Device?

Janome FM-725 is an excellent little needle felting machine. Its only function is needle felting. It is extremely affordable. So you won’t break a bank while getting a handy tool for your hobby. Suppose you are an avid needle felter and are working on time-consuming and labor-intensive projects. In that case, you might want to … Read more Janome FM-725: Felting Made Easier or Useless Device?

Singer SE300 Review: Pros, Cons & Troubleshooting

Are you searching for a well-designed sewing machine with embroidery features and plenty of accessories? Well, Singer SE300 is that kind of option!   Singer SE300 comes with a wide array of features, typical to all Singer devices. For example, you will get a foot pedal, an embroidery snap-on base, 2 hoops, a vast assortment of … Read more Singer SE300 Review: Pros, Cons & Troubleshooting

Juki MO623 Serger Full Review: Cool Tool to Level Up Your Sewing

I like all products from this manufacturer, but Juki MO623, an entry-level overlocking machine, is one of the best ones. And even though you might be a complete beginner, you will get all the help you need from the seam guide included. I think the learning curve with this Juki machine is not steep. So, … Read more Juki MO623 Serger Full Review: Cool Tool to Level Up Your Sewing

Janome 7034D Review: Professional Serger at a Bargain Price

If you have experience with sewing, this basic serger Janome 7034D can turn out to be your new best friend. It can not only help to improve your skills but also provide the more professional results of your work. Besides, this model comes pre-threaded with color coordinating threads and specific instructions on rethreading the machine. … Read more Janome 7034D Review: Professional Serger at a Bargain Price

Brother 3234DT Full Review: Gem of the Sergers (Pros, Cons + FAQ)

Even though Brother 3234DT has been discontinued, it can still be found in some online stores. So if you are looking into purchasing a decent serger, I yet encourage you to read this review. If you’ll be able to spot it somewhere, you’ll be well-informed and prepared to hit that “buy now” button – who … Read more Brother 3234DT Full Review: Gem of the Sergers (Pros, Cons + FAQ)

Janome 900CPX: Industrial Hemming at Home (+Pros, Cons, & Manual)

If you are a fan of Janome and think of taking your sewing to the next levels and start looking into an industrial-like cover stitch machine. In that case, Janome 900CPX might be a good option.  Overall, Janome 900CPX is the perfect mix between an industrial hem machine and a standard household machine. It lets … Read more Janome 900CPX: Industrial Hemming at Home (+Pros, Cons, & Manual)

Brother PE550D: Professional Embroidery & Monogramming at Home

I believe Brother PE550D is one of the best-value embroidery devices. You definitely can overtake any project thanks to 125 built-in decorative designs (including 45 patterns from Disney, which are typically very costly). It also features 9 fonts for customization, whether you are up to creating personalized gifts or starting your own monogramming business.  But … Read more Brother PE550D: Professional Embroidery & Monogramming at Home

Janome 634D: Simple & Blazing Fast (Full Review with Pros, Cons & Video)

I think there is no similar product in a comparable price range with such professional results as you get with Janome 634D. It comes with 2 needles and 2/3/4 thread overlock stitching possibilities. And if you have been looking into getting into serging but wasn’t sure about the steep learning curve, one of the advantages … Read more Janome 634D: Simple & Blazing Fast (Full Review with Pros, Cons & Video)

Brother DZ1234: Breezy Overlocking on Practically Any Fabric

Brother machines are well-known on the market due to their durability and versatility, as many models will surely work both for experienced and beginner sewers. And I think you will find this Brother DZ1234 as one of the best in its category and price point when you are looking for a good serger. And it’s … Read more Brother DZ1234: Breezy Overlocking on Practically Any Fabric

Janome 1000CPX Review: Industrial-Like Features in User-Friendly Wrap

Janome 1000CPX is the upgraded version of the previous Janome cover hem machine. And I can tell you this one comes with some user-friendly design and kick-ass industrial-like features. After all, the manufacturer aimed to offer all the seamstresses simple to use and reliable devices, which it is! With this model, you will find that … Read more Janome 1000CPX Review: Industrial-Like Features in User-Friendly Wrap

Juki DU-1181N Review: Full FAQ on Cost-Effective and Heavy-Duty Sewing

Juki DU-1181N is a true industrial sewing warrior that comes with a very attractive price tag. It’s a straight stitch, single-needle, top, and bottom feed machine that can efficiently work with a wide array of materials, ranging from delicate lace to vinyl. So if you are an experienced seamstress looking for a trooper that will … Read more Juki DU-1181N Review: Full FAQ on Cost-Effective and Heavy-Duty Sewing

Singer 2250 Review: Terrific Basic Machine That Will Surprise You

Singer 2250 is one of the staple models of the brand. It follows the traditional design and features all classical settings the Singer typically has to offer. But I’d say that this particular model provides you even more than that. So if you are in search of a GOOD basic machine and love pleasant surprises, … Read more Singer 2250 Review: Terrific Basic Machine That Will Surprise You

Janome 3434D Review: Probably the Best Serger for Beginners

If you’re a beginner and aim to improve your garments’ overall quality, I can’t recommend Janome 3434D enough. And although sergers are often considered as a luxury due to a learning curve and a steep price tag, this model will be a pleasant surprise in those departments.  Do you have a particular question about Janome … Read more Janome 3434D Review: Probably the Best Serger for Beginners

Brother XR9550PRW Review: Is It One of The Best Brother’s Machines Ever Made?

If you were always curious to switch to a computerized sewing machine but found it a bit intimidating, Brother XR9550PRW might be the right option.  It’s so easy to use that transition will be practically seamless. And it has so many extra helpful features you will probably end up pondering why you haven’t started working … Read more Brother XR9550PRW Review: Is It One of The Best Brother’s Machines Ever Made?

Brother SE1900 Review: Best Tool for Lifetime Sewing Experiments

Brother SE1900 is a professional sewing machine for sewing and embroidery made with a beginner’s needs in mind. But it will definitely please experienced sewers too. The number of stitches included will last for a lifetime of ongoing experiments. And it has tons of free embroidery designs with extensive editing capabilities too. Sounds like a … Read more Brother SE1900 Review: Best Tool for Lifetime Sewing Experiments

Brother XR3774 Review: Attention Quilting and Sewing Beginners

If you’re looking for user-friendly features and affordable price, Brother XR3774 would be one of my top recommendations. I believe it can be a great asset for beginners (both sewers and quilters), as it lets you learn the beauty of sewing with little to no hassle. But the best part about this Brother machine is … Read more Brother XR3774 Review: Attention Quilting and Sewing Beginners

Singer 4452 Review: Heavy-Duty, Fast, and Affordable

Singer 4452 is a heavy-duty sewing device built to work on various projects you might have in mind. And if you’re wondering what this means, here’s the answer: with this Singer machine, you can design with anything ranging from denim to canvas embroidery. The model comes with a powerful motor that helps you keep up … Read more Singer 4452 Review: Heavy-Duty, Fast, and Affordable

Brother SE600 Review: Boundless Creativity at Low Cost (+ More)

Brother SE600 machine is a friendly and very versatile sewing and embroidery machine both for everyone who wants to learn and those who know what they are doing too. Whether it’s sewing or embroidery you are interested in you’ll find that this model has A LOT to offer. Sometimes even more than more expensive standalone … Read more Brother SE600 Review: Boundless Creativity at Low Cost (+ More)

Singer XL 420 Review. Is It a Great Deal? (Pros, Cons, & Things You Get)

Singer XL 420 sewing and embroidery machine is an interesting device with some modern settings and functionalities. It lets you do so much, whether you are a beginner or looking into learning embroidery or more experience in both. It comes with an endless hoop, an extra-large sewing area for quilting, and even 200 premium-quality embroidery … Read more Singer XL 420 Review. Is It a Great Deal? (Pros, Cons, & Things You Get)

Singer CG590 Review: Commercial Grade Beast on a Budget

If you’re an experienced seamstress and searching for a commercial and sturdier sewing machine on a smaller budget, Singer CG590 would be one of the options to consider. I think this is a real workspace with a heavy-duty metal interior frame and a durable stainless-steel bedplate. What I like most about this machine is its … Read more Singer CG590 Review: Commercial Grade Beast on a Budget