If you are a crafty person, odds are pretty good you will need a sewing machine. They are so handy for so many different projects. Whether you love to quilt, change the upholstery on all your furniture annually, make your kids Halloween costumes or sew on military and biker patches, you have needed a sewing machine. This list has the top 10 sewing machines of 2015.
10. Singer 9960 Quantum Stylist, 600 Stitch Computerized Sewing Machine
Singer is one of the top quality and highest known names in sewing machines for a reason. This powerful little machine is no exception. With 600 preset stitches and the ability to control the lettering options, you will be in complete control. There is even an adjustable auto pilot setting that can set a stitch pace you are comfortable with. It has so many amazing little perks as well, including an automatic thread cutter and an automatic buttonhole setting.
9. Janome 2212 Sewing Machine
This machine offers 12 preset stitches, including a button hole. With a dial, you can simply switch from stitch to stitch as needed. This Janome model doesn’t have a lot of the bells and whistles, but it can still help you accomplish all your sewing needs. With a price tag that matches the simplistic design of this machine, it will fit nicely into any budget.
8. Brother XM2701
Brother is another powerhouse in the sewing machine world. Their machines are high quality, easy to use and function beautifully. This specific model comes preset with 27 stitches and has an automatic button hole sizer. With a bright LED light, your workspace will be visible and easy to use.
7. Brother Project Runway Computerized Sewing Machine
This sewing machine is better suited for sewing costumes, quilts, and formal dresses. It has an extended work table and comes with 7 interchangeable feet so you will have everything you need for buttons, zippers, hems, and much more. With a large display screen and big buttons, you will be able to set your machine up in a breeze.
6. Janome 2012
This machine has everything you need to make your masterpieces. It has 50 programmed stitches, a backlit LED display screen, and shortcut buttons right above the needle making them super easy to access without having to take your eyes off your work. The feed system has a jam free rotary, pressured foot and automatic tension ensuring you get the perfect stitch with every stroke of the needle.
5. Laura Ashley Computerized CX-155LA
This limited edition sewing machine has 11 feet, 8 button hole settings, 55 alphanumeric buttons and 155 preset stitches. It comes with an extra wide table to make sewing sheets and drapes easier. You will be able to program your machine easily with the large LCD screen.
4. Brother Project Runway PC420PRW Professional Grade Sewing Machine
This powerful sewing machine can crank out up to 850 stitches per minute. The easy to use LED touchscreen makes it simple to choose from the 294 stitch settings. This model has the My Custom Stitch feature, allowing you preset your own favorites.
3. Brother HC 1850
Yet another fantastic model from Brother, the HC 1850 has a full set of 130 stitches, 8 specialty feet and 14 quilting stitch functions. This machine offers basic monogram settings, as well as decorative and heirloom stitches. You will also receive an instructional DVD, helping you set up and use your machine.
2. Brother XR3774
This is a beautifully simple sewing machine. With a total of 74 stitch functions, this model with do everything you need without bogging you down with hundreds of functions and buttons you will never use. A basic machine with basic stitches will be all you need for the simple jobs and occasional projects.
1. Singer Sewing 4432 Heavy Duty Extra Speed Sewing Machine
This is the cream of crop when it comes to sewing machines. It has a metal body and a stainless steel plate. This professional grade machine will turn out up to 1,100 stitches per minute. That heavy frame will make sure the machine doesn’t slip and slide while it is rocking and rolling. It comes with 37 preset stitches, one of which is a button hole. It isn’t full of tricks, but it does what it does amazingly well.
Once you know what you need your machine to do for you, you will be able to decide with model is best for you. Of course, you don’t want more machine than you can handle. These sewing machines all have a wide variety of prices, you can have what you want and still be able to afford it. Once you have it all set up you will be creating pieces and dresses and quilts with ease.