Tips For Choosing a Sewing Machine

Tips for Choosing a Sewing Machine

Before buying sewing machine you have to answer a few questions. How often do you intend to use a sewing machine, and for what purpose? And second important question - how much money you want to spend on buying a sewing machine?
If you're just getting started sewing better to choose the inexpensive models of sewing machines. Firstly, you will save much money. Secondly, all mechanical models are made simply and reliably that is important characteristic to beginners.
In this article will be examined some technical aspects of buying a sewing machine.

The main factor For Choosing A Sewing Machine

Consider the main factor when comparing machines.
Firstly, you need to choose type of sewing hook systems. There are rotary hook sewing machines and oscillating hook sewing machines. The differences of them determine many characteristics and functionality between machines.
Sewing machines having such rotary hook work softly and stitches are more qualitative.

The oscillating hook sewing machine

Sewing machines with vertical oscillating shuttle hook is more suitable for beginners. It works noisier on the other hand all such models are made simply and reliably.

Choose type of sewing hook system

The oscillating hook instead of rotating in a full circle, oscillates back and forth.
The important advantage is price, about 200$.

The metal bobbin case

One feature of oscillating hook type is metal bobbin case. Into it you need to insert plastic bobbin. Then bobbin case you must to insert into the oscillating hook device.

The oscillating hook type

The oscillating hook type is the noisiest part of the sewing machine.

The oscillating hook type modification

The oscillating hooks may have different modification.

The presser feet and tools

Number of presser feet and tools is the second important point for choosing a sewing machine.

The buttonhole presser foot

We find that every modern sewing machine must sew a buttonhole. Be sure that your machine has such presser foot.

The mechanical model of Sewing Machine

Your mechanical model may have such kind of presser foot for the four steps buttonhole.

Sewing machines with automatic buttonhole

Sewing machines with automatic buttonhole have special lever.

The foot pedal

Few pay attention to the foot pedal. Nevertheless you need consider that this part is constantly in motion and the first fails.

Metal case a foot pedal

Metal case a foot pedal is better.

The retractable table

Many little things subsequently cause a lot of inconvenience such as a retractable table.
The pins and needles, presser feet, buttons are inside this compartment during removal it often fall to the floor.

The folding table of the sewing machine

Such a folding table of the sewing machine is a lot better.

Use the plastic bobbins

Use the plastic bobbins. They are better glide into bobbin case and rotate silently.

The computerized sewing machines

The computerized sewing machines control is performed using the buttons. It is enough to gently touch a button and the computer program chooses and installs the desired options automatically. No need to switch the handle like mechanical sewing machines.

The switch a mechanical sewing machine

But such device does not require expensive repair in case breakdown it.

Number of stitches and seams

Number of stitches and seams is the last thing that you need to choose when buying a sewing machine.

Four step buttonhole

Most often are used: straight stitch, zigzag stitch and the buttonhole feature. Note: Four step buttonhole is the best option for beginners.

The heavy weight of the machine is another option

The heavy weight of the machine is another option that helps you to choose sewing machine. It means that all details and gears made of metal - the most reliable material for the mechanisms.

The metal parts of needle and hook device

The metal parts of needle and hook device an old sewing machine Singer.

There are my tips for choosing a sewing machine. And remember that sewing machine cannot sew the clothes without a person. Learn sewing and with time any even old model of a sewing machine will be for you best.

English isn't my first language, so please excuse any mistakes and help correct them.
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