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What are the most common sewing machine features I should look for?

What are the most common sewing machine features I should look for? 


Tension control, buttonhole feature, stitch functions and the type of bobbin the machine takes should all be considered when selecting a sewing machine...


Tension control

Some models have "automatic tension control". Automatic tension control really only applies to the top thread on the sewing machine. The bobbin thread tension is still manual on all machines. Some form of automatic tension control is a benefit as it eliminates another part of the process.


Buttonhole feature

Most models have a buttonhole feature but all

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What type of sewing machine is best for me?

What type of sewing machine is best for me?

We do not know which sewing machine is the best for you. The only way you can know is by being educated as to your choices and knowing your personal needs.

Below are the three main types of sewing machines.


Mechanical sewing machines:

These are simple machines based on the same technology as "old-fashioned" models. They tend to be excellent with regard to reliability and simplicity. All stitches are designed manually by the user.


Electronic sewing machines:

These machines are similar to mechanical machines but offer more features. With many of these machines

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