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Best Sewing Machines 2016

Updated on January 26, 2016

Sewing is an important part of the fashion world and the daily lives of millions of people. Sewing has become a hobby for many, because they feel more relaxed as they work on completing a pattern. Some enjoy hand stitching, while those who are more serious, use electric sewing machines.

In best sewing machines 2015 we will shortly look at some good new sewing machines. These machines have very different price tags and features. For the best results try to match your specific needs to the features of one of these sewing machines.

Top sewing machine 2016
Top sewing machine 2016

Singer 7470 Confidence Electronic Sewing Machine

If you’re a sewing novice the Singer 7470 will have you sewing like a professional seamstress in no time. With the Singer 7470 you will be able to easily and quickly thread and sew. You may feel intimidated by the electronic features, but once you warm up to it you will definitely love this machine.

Thanks to the Drop & Sew system, the issues with the bobbin thread are gone. This system takes away the annoyance of bobbin nests. This conveniently keeps the thread in the correct place without the need to continuously adjust it. I have to say having the built-in needle threader to do the tedious work of threading the needle eye is a definite bonus for this machine.

The Singer 7470 has 173 built-in stitches. They include one step button holes, hand-look quilt stitch and three spacers. You’re able to seam, hem, stitch and create decorative stitches with ease. The creative possibilities with this machine are endless. While each stitch is pre-programmed, the Singer 7470 allows you to adjust the settings to suit the needs of your project.

The LCD display conveniently shows settings and stitch selected. The machine's twin needle mode warns you about broken needles or wide stitches. The LED light last for up to 100,000 hours. The XL 2600i has a convertible sewing surface. Sewing hems or cuffs are no longer a nightmare.

The convenience of the added accessories is something you will appreciate. You will find: needles, three spoon caps, bobbins, screwdriver, buttonhole opener-brush, an auxiliary spool pin, five snap-on presser feet and a dust cover. The XL2600i is conveniently portable and light.

I would recommend the Singer 7470 for anyone looking for a machine that is easy to use with multiple features 7.

Free accessories
Free accessories

Brother CS6000I 60-Stitch Computerized Free-Arm Sewing Machine

The Brother CS6000I offers you speed, precision and flexibility. This computerized machine has a LCD screen for perfect stitch selection. The CS-6000I offers a wide range of decorative stitches to express your creativity. It provides you with 7 of the traditional features like: zig zag and decorative stitching. Quilting is made so easy and simple with the use of this machine. The CS60001 is used at some major quilting and sewing expos.

The Cs6000U is lightweight making it so easy to move or carry. It is equipped with sixty decorative and heirloom stitches built-in. It’s so easy to make a quilt, patchwork blanket or cute pincushion with this machine. The Brother CS6000I will allow you to create your own masterpiece.

This machine also has the convenience of a sewing surface, which can be removed to allow you to mend your cuffs or sleeves. The ability to adjust the foot control is a definite plus and also fast and easy to use. Another great accessory is the quilting table. It’s so useful allowing you to do free motion quilting.

The CS6000I makes threading the machine and bobbin winding so easy. You will find the diagrams on the machine to be very useful. Issues with the bobbin and tension on this machine are usually user error and with some minor tweaks and adjustments can be corrected easily.

The accessories included in this convenient little machine includes: seven assorted presser feet, four bobbins, four needles, extra spool spin, screwdriver and seam ripper.

The Brother CS6000I is perfect for sewers at any level.

Best selling sewing machine 2016
Best selling sewing machine 2016

Brother XL2600I 25-Stitch Free-Arm Sewing Machine with Multiple Stitch Functions

The Brother XL26001 is a very useful, lightweight sewing machine. It gives you the ability to do basic stitch, decorative stitch and quilting. The machine comes equipped with 25 multiple function built-in stitches.

The tension is adjustable which is useful when using a thicker thread. Threading the bobbin is fairly simple, getting you up and running in no time. The free arms function gives the ability to hem your jeans or mend your sleeves in, with ease. Once you get the hang of the self threading needle you will find it a convenient tool.

The XL2600 is really great for working on simple projects like cushion covers, pillows and quilts. When working on these projects I am sure you will appreciate the automatic self threading and self culture features. The accessories included are: needles, darning place, extra spool pin, screwdriver, bobbins and the manual.

The simplicity of the Brother XL26001 is great for the beginner who is just leaning to sew.

I hope you enjoyed best sewing machines 2016. You might also like to read coffee maker reviews 2016 and best washer and dryer reviews 2016.

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      Gail Meyers 

      5 years ago from Kansas City - United States

      This is a good reference and I came to the same conclusion, choosing the Brother XL2600i. I found so many unanswered questions online during my research prior to purchase that I wrote a detailed hub about it. Voted up and useful!

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