Choosing a Beginner Sewing Machine

As a beginner, many people don’t know where to start when it comes to purchasing their very first sewing machine. Shopping for something that you are new at can be a confusing and difficult task if you aren’t sure about what you should be looking for.

Choosing a Beginner Sewing Machine

Choosing a Beginner Sewing Machine

Better yet, some of the terms and phrases used for the features of sewing machines can be even more confusing. When buying a sewing machine, you might see that some of the features are:

  1. 50 stitch count
  2. Front Load bobbins
  3. Horizontal thread delivery

Anyone that is new to sewing would easily become confused about what some of these features mean. Luckily you can always learn about these things by reading sewing machine reviews online or by asking someone that is experienced with using s sewing machine.

Many of the features that are mentioned for sewing machines are slightly important while some features are very important and you should make sure they are included. By doing this you will be certain to purchase the best sewing machine to suit your personal needs.

Type of Sewing

First, you need to make sure that the sewing machine that you plan to purchase will be able to help you complete the tasks that you need to complete effectively. Keep in mind that the cheaper, smaller sewing machines cannot handle heavier sewing tasks; some are only good with light sewing tasks such as making tiny things and mending rips or holes in thin material.


While many people look at how much they will be spending on a sewing machine, it is very important that you still purchase one of high quality. Many that are made with mostly plastic parts are not quite durable. If you are on a budget at least make sure that you have some of the main parts as metal on the sewing machine.

Reading the Reviews

Pay attention to specifications that people mention on their reviews when they purchase this product. People will generally discuss the most important qualities of a sewing machine. They will generally do this by listing the pros and cons about a particular sewing machine.

How easy is it to use?

As a beginner, you want to make certain that you don’t end up buying a sewing machine that is too difficult for you to handle and will end up just sitting up on a shelf somewhere collecting dust. Make sure you understand the features before purchasing your sewing machine.

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