12 Best Affordable Sewing Machine For Beginners

Updated on: July 2021

Best Affordable Sewing Machine For Beginners in 2021


Brother XM2701 Lightweight Sewing Machine, White

Brother XM2701 Lightweight Sewing Machine, White
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2021
  • 27 UNIQUE BUILT-IN STITCHES: The XM2701 includes 27 built-in stitches including decorative, blind hem, zigzag, and stretch stitches and an auto-size buttonhole
  • AUTOMATIC NEEDLE THREADER AND DROP-IN TOP BOBBIN: This sewing machine includes an automatic needle threader that perfectly pushes thread through the needle and a convenient, jam resistant drop-in top bobbin
  • INCLUDED ACCESSORIES: The XM2701 comes with 6 sewing feet, 3-piece needle set, twin needle, 4 bobbins, instructional DVD, manual and more
  • VERSATILE FREE ARM: This free arm sewing machine is perfect for a wide range of everyday sewing projects, and users from beginners to advanced
  • AT YOUR SIDE SUPPORT The XM2701 comes with Brother At Your Side support offering free technical support via online live chat or phone for the life of your machine

Brother Sewing and Quilting Machine, CS6000i, 60 Built-In Stitches, 7 styles of 1-Step Auto-Size Buttonholes, Wide Table, Hard Cover, LCD Display and Auto Needle Threader

Brother Sewing and Quilting Machine, CS6000i, 60 Built-In Stitches, 7 styles of 1-Step Auto-Size Buttonholes, Wide Table, Hard Cover, LCD Display and Auto Needle Threader
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2021
  • Included Components: Carrying Case/Cover
  • Voltage: 110

KPCB Mini Sewing Machine with Upgraded Eco-Friendly Material

KPCB Mini Sewing Machine with Upgraded Eco-Friendly Material
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2021
  • 【Upgraded Material】Compared to the ordinary sewing machines, it features upgraded environmental material, which makes it more durable and quality. Additionally, the Adapter was authenticated by UL/ETL/CE to make sure the safety.
  • 【Extension Table】Large extension table stabilize the machine and makes the sewing smooth enough. Cuff slot makes it easy to sew the sleeves and pants. And more details are designed for convenient sewing.
  • 【Foot Pedal Operation】Electrical sewing machine with foot pedal. Concentrated your sewing with both hands and control the speed with Foot Pedal. It also supports the battery supply for outdoor using.
  • 【Automatic Bobbin Rewinding】Built-in winding pole and spool assist to rewind the bobbins when you turn on the machine, easy for bobbins replacement. And it has two speeds for selection according to your needs.
  • 【Three-month Guarantee】Please learn the machine due to its multifunction. Please do not hesitate to contact us by EMAIL if there is any issue about operation. We are always here to assist every customer.

Brother Sewing and Embroidery Machine, 67 Built-in Stitches Model SE425

Brother Sewing and Embroidery Machine, 67 Built-in Stitches Model SE425
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2021
  • 67 built-in sewing stitches, including utility, quilting, heirloom and decorative stitches, 170 embroidery designs, 5 embroidery fonts and 120 frame pattern combinations
  • Large 4-Inch x 4-Inch embroidery area, Easy-to-view back-lit, touch screen LCD display, Easy threading, with automatic needle threader
  • Design editing features including rotate, mirror-images, increase and decrease the size of your designs, Super easy bobbin winding system
  • Computer connectivity for importing designs and updating your machine(USB cable included)
  • Built-in tutorials on how to use the SE425's sewing and embroidery functions, right on the LCD touch screen display

Janome Graceful Gray Basic, Easy-to-Use, 10-Stitch Portable, Compact Sewing Machine with Free Arm only 5 pounds

Janome Graceful Gray Basic, Easy-to-Use, 10-Stitch Portable, Compact Sewing Machine with Free Arm only 5 pounds
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2021
  • Portable, Compact Sewing Machine Perfect for beginners, alterations and sewing on the go
  • 11 Built-In Stitches including straight, zigzag, crescent with two needle positions
  • Free Arm, Accessory Storage, Easy Reverse and only five pounds
  • Threading Diagrams & Top Drop-In Bobbin with clear cover makes for easy set-up
  • Presser Foot with Finger Guard protects little fingers

Brother Project Runway CS5055PRW Electric Sewing Machine - 50 Built-In Stitches - Automatic Threading

Brother Project Runway CS5055PRW Electric Sewing Machine - 50 Built-In Stitches - Automatic Threading
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2021
  • Brother Project Runway model delivers couture-level, consistent stitch quality
  • 50 stitches – customize in style with built-in clothing, decorative, heirloom and quilting stitches. Free Arm for Sewing Cuffs and Sleeves. Maximum Sewing Speed (Stitches Per Minute)850
  • Includes complete designer sewing and finishing solutions, with 6 specialty feet, accompanying stitches, and specialty needles. Enjoy designer features for blind hems, zippers, overcasting edges, sewing on buttons, knits and stretch fabrics, twin needle top stitching, and more
  • Professional, elegant buttonholes – 5 one-step buttonholes automatically sized to fit your specific buttons, for truly custom results
  • Reliable, easy threading of both top thread and bobbin – for consistent, high quality stitching. Please note: this machine is recommended for use in countries that do not support 120V AC, even if a voltage adapter is in use

Bernette 33 Swiss Design Sewing Machine with Exclusive Bundle

Bernette 33 Swiss Design Sewing Machine with Exclusive Bundle
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2021
  • Features: Stitch Width - 5mm Hook system - Front loading Buttonhole - Four-step Utility Stitches - 14 Patterns - 15 Sewing speed - 860 stitches/minute Contents: Bobbins (3x) Seam ripper (buttonhole opener) Needle set Zigzag foot Buttonhole foot with slide Blindstitch foot Zipper foot Button-sew-on foot Foot control
  • Simple knobs for all sewing settings:
  • The bernette 33 mechanical sewing machine with stylish Swiss design is a perfect beginner machine.
  • 5 different presser feet are included Includes large accessory box Manual thread-cutter Semi-automatic needle threader Simple operating knobs Stable presser foot shank and bobbin rods Swiss design for impeccable quality

Janome 2206 Sewing Machine with Exclusive Bonus Bundle

Janome 2206 Sewing Machine with Exclusive Bonus Bundle
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2021
  • Free arm | Front loading bobbin
  • Drop feed dog
  • Snap-on presser feet
  • Built-in thread cutter
  • Bonus Package Includes: 3ea Schmetz 90/14 Universal Needles (5pk)

Bernette 38 Swiss Design Computerized Sewing Machine

Bernette 38 Swiss Design Computerized Sewing Machine
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2021
  • This is the affordable top model in the bernette series of sewing machines, with includes a wide range of functions
  • The bernette 38 is the top model in the bernette series. This computerized sewing machine offers a wide range of functions at an affordable price.
  • It offers 394 different stitches, including the stretch stitch for elastic fabrics. The bernette 38 also has eight different one step buttonholes and three alphabets.
  • The bernette 38 has a useful speed regulator which can be adjusted right on the display.
  • Eight presser feet are included. You can choose the right presser foot for any application.

Brother Machine, XM1010 10 Built-in Stitches, 4 Included Sewing Feet

Brother Machine, XM1010 10 Built-in Stitches, 4 Included Sewing Feet
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2021
  • 10 UNIQUE BUILT-IN STITCHES: The Brother XM1010 features 10 built-in stitches including utility stitches, decorative stitches, and an auto-size buttonhole
  • AUTOMATIC NEEDLE THREADER AND DROP-IN TOP BOBBIN: This sewing machine includes an automatic needle threader that perfectly pushes thread through the needle and a convenient, jam resistant drop-in top bobbin
  • INCLUDED ACCESSORIES: The XM1010 comes with a complete set of accessories, including 4 sewing feet, 3 needles, 4 bobbins, an instructional DVD, manual and more
  • VERSATILE FREE ARM: This free arm sewing machine is perfect for a wide range of everyday sewing projects, and users from beginners to advanced
  • AT YOUR SIDE SUPPORT: The XM1010 comes with Brother At Your Side support offering free technical support via online, live chat or phone for the life of your machine

Bernette 33 Swiss Design Sewing Machine

Bernette 33 Swiss Design Sewing Machine
BESTSELLER NO. 11 in 2021
  • Features: Stitch Width - 5mm Hook system - Front loading Buttonhole - Four-step Utility Stitches - 14 Patterns - 15 Sewing speed - 860 stitches/minute Contents: Bobbins (3x) Seam ripper (buttonhole opener) Needle set Zigzag foot Buttonhole foot with slide Blindstitch foot Zipper foot Button-sew-on foot Foot control
  • Simple knobs for all sewing settings:
  • The bernette 33 mechanical sewing machine with stylish Swiss design is a perfect beginner machine.
  • 5 different presser feet are included Includes large accessory box Manual thread-cutter Semi-automatic needle threader Simple operating knobs Stable presser foot shank and bobbin rods Swiss design for impeccable quality

Brother Machine, PE550D, 125 Built Including 45 Disney Designs 9 Font Styles, 4" x 4" Embroidery Area, Large 3.2" LCD Touchscreen, USB Port

Brother Machine, PE550D, 125 Built Including 45 Disney Designs 9 Font Styles, 4
BESTSELLER NO. 12 in 2021
  • 125 BUILT-IN DESIGNS: Featuring 125 built-in designs including 45 Disney designs, the PE550D allows you to bring magic to any project
  • 9 BUILT-IN FONTS: Personalize your projects with 6 English and 3 Japanese lettering font styles
  • USB PORT: Import your embroidery designs into your PE550D's built-in memory through the USB port
  • LARGE COLOR TOUCHSCREEN: Preview your designs before embroidering with the large, 3. 2" inch LCD color touchscreen display
  • 4" X 4" EMBROIDERY FIELD: This embroidery-only machine comes with a 4" x 4" inch hoop, an embroidery foot and built-in alignment tools

How to Start a Sewing Business

Are you interested in starting a sewing business? Here is a excellent guide to help you in your business venture.

Equipment

One of the two important parts of the sewing business is to have a top of the line sewing machine. Another part of the business is a serger machine which costs several hundred dollars to do designs. Sewing expert Elvira Winsor said, "It costs anywhere from $129 to $6,000 for a sewing machine depending upon its features"

Sewing Skills

One of the first things that you need to do to tone your sewing skills is to take a few college classes. You can have someone show you the ropes on how to sew, but a college class is recommended for starting a business. Elvira Winsor, the owner of a successful sewing business gives advice to newbies saying, "Keep your fingers away from the needle"

Fabric

One of the most second expensive part of the sewing business is the fabric. Fabric can cost you up to thousands of dollars each month depending upon how much of it you acquire. You will need to bill the customer for the fabric costs. You need to make sure that you make a profit on the fabric so make sure that you up the price so you make some profit off of it. Someone getting a vehicle fixed will get charged for buying a part at a mechanic shop so its the same concept.

Billing

You will charge by the hour on the sewing projects. The hourly wage is a price that you set yourself. You want to have a reasonable price as your competitor unless you are better than them somehow. Many customers will want an estimate of how much the project will cost before they decide to have you make the custom product for them. Make sure to be able to figure out how long it will take you to do a project from start to finish. You might want to time yourself on several projects so you have a general idea.

You can build a website to display the products. This will help generate more sales from all over the world. You will end up with more return customers if they like your products enough to purchase them. The website allows you to make more profit long term.

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