Sewing Machines Features Comparison
Cheap sewing machines have evolved beyond grandma's clunky old device. Today, you can choose between a cheap manual or cheap electronic sewing machine. Stitch options have likewise stretched beyond the basic to the remarkable, with cheap sewing machines capable of quilting and sewing a wide range of decorative patterns. The free arm lets you hem pants and varied presser feet let you sew lightweight or heavy fabrics. Buttonholes are one-step and needles and bobbins thread automatically on good cheap sewing machines. Many cheap sewing machines are also portable, so you don't have to carve out permanent space for your hobby. And some come with excellent warranties.
|Electric or manual||Stitch types and presser feet||Weight||Warranty|
|Brother CS-6000i estimated price $148||Electric||60 different stitches, and seven different presser feet||16 lbs.||25-year limited warranty on mechanical parts, two years on electrical parts, and a year for service/labor|
|Brother XL-2600i estimated price $80||Manual||25 stitches, 6 presser feet||16.5 lbs.||25-year limited warranty on mechanical parts, two years on electrical parts, and a year for service/labor|
|Kenmore 16231 estimated price $250||Electric||90 different stitch types; seven different presser feet.||21.0 lbs.||90-day full warranty|
|Singer 7442 estimated price $170||Electric||30 stitches, and five different presser feet||20.2 lbs.||25-year limited warranty on the head, a two-year warranty on the electrical system and 90 days on parts and labor.|