Quilting machines have gone through major improvements and currently there are several models which are suitable for home quilting. Quilting is an excellent hobby to relieve stress, enjoy leisure team, and design beautiful things for your home. With so many to choose from though, it’s hard to know what’s a good quilting sewing machine, and what isn’t. So, the following are some of the best quilting machines you can choose from for your home.
This is a very popular computerized sewing machine. Despite being relatively cheap, it comes with accessories and features that are found on many expensive machines. It is designed with 7 styles of 1-step buttonholes, 60 stitches, auto-needle threader and a quilting table. The nice touch table makes it extremely convenient to do the quilting. It has a walking foot which makes quilting thicker quilts much easier. Additionally, the handy quilting guide helps in evenly spacing your stitching.
The Brother XR9500PRW has a lot of resemblance to the CS6000i although it has more high-end feature and slightly more expensive. It comes with 8 styles of 1 step buttonholes, 100 stitches, auto-needle threader as well as a much larger quilting table. A unique accessory on XR9500PRW is the see-through open toe quilting foot which allows you to easily feed the quilt through the machine.
Brother HC1850 is an improved version of Brother XR9500PRW. It has more advanced features and a bit more expensive. The machine comes with 8 styles of 1 step buttonholes, 130 stitches, a sizable quilting table and an auto-needle threader. The machine can easily quilt, sew and embroider.
Brother Laura Ashley
This is another computerized sewing machine from Brother. Its well designed, less expensive and comes with a variety of features and accessories. Laura Ashely CX155LA has 8 styles of 1-step buttonholes, 155 stitches and 55 alphanumeric stitches for embroidery. It has a much large quilting table, an easy auto-needle threader and 11 sewing and quilting feet. The machine is powerful and able to penetrate thicker material like several layers of denim.
Singer 9960 Quantum Stylist
This is used by beginners as well as intermediate quilters. It is much easier to use with a faster drop-in bobbin system and auto-needle threader. It has 13 automatic 1-step button holes, 60 stitches and 5 varying fonts for quilters who may be interested in monogramming their creation. The machine offer more control to elongation of your stitches as well as mirror imaging which makes it much easier to customize stitching so as to suit the needs of your project. It has a heavy duty frame, a sizable quilting table plus 18 varying presser feet. A movable lever allows for adjusting of speed for precise stitching or the beginners. Additionally, the machine comes with 7mm stitch width, 25 needle positions, horizontal threading and automatic reverse.
Brother PQ1500SL is mainly designed for experienced quilters. It is designed with very nice features like the knee lever which lifts the presser foot as well as an auto needle positioned. The machine doest occupy a lot o your space. It is much heavier which makes it more convenient large quilts as well as large quantities of heavy fabrics. It works exceptionally well on fabric that has multiple layers due to its powerful motor.
It has a very high speed and can sew up to 1500 stitches every minute. The machine has four levels of adjustments hence offering you with the ability to control the feed dogs.
With this list, you now have enough knowledge and information to make a smart buying decision based on your needs. So, what are you waiting for? Get quilting!