Extremely handy and versatile, sewing machines can be used to make a plethora of items from clothes to accessories or even accents for your interior decoration. Initially they may seem hard to use but the truth is that these machines are surprisingly simple to operate, once you get the hang of it. In fact, several sewers have compared operating a sewing machine to riding a bike: once you learn the ropes, you’ll know how to use a sewing machine for life. More importantly, these appliances come in various price ranges, which means that there’s literally something for just about anyone.
That being said, parents will be glad to learn that sewing machines have been shown to be extremely educational and entertaining to kids. Not only do these machines make for a highly recreational activity, but they can also help kids develop concentration and creativity.
So, read on to familiarize yourself with some of the best sewing machines for kids.
Priced between $40 and $50, the Michley LSS-505 is a budget-friendly sewing machine that boasts of basic albeit efficient features. Ideal for kids, it includes 8 built-in stitch patterns to provide add some extra variety to your projects. It can also deliver reverse sewing stiches to artfully finish your hems. The LSS-505 is also extremely lightweight and portable, enabling you to carry it back and forth to sewing class. The machine also comes with the standard LED light to prevent eyestrain while enabling your little sewers to use the machine at night. It comes with two bobbins, needles, two thread spools, foot pedal, AC adaptor and threader.
The Brother XL2600I is another budget-friendly machine that boasts of exceptional ease of use. Indeed, it costs between $70 and $80, which means that you can easily afford it even if you’re trying to curb your spending. In spite of its affordable price, the XL2600I comes with no less than 25 built-in stitch designs and multiple stitch functions. With this machine, your kids will be able to benefit from additional accessories in the likes of thread cutter, needle threader, one-step auto size buttonhole and even an automatic bobbin winding.
It operates with a foot pedal and even comes with a handy light bulb to illuminate your work area. The XL2600I is compatible with 120V AC outlets.
The Brother LS2125i is handily equipped with an exceptionally easy bobbin winding to make this task much easier for your little ones. It also comes with fully automatic four-step buttonholes as well as a 10 built-in stitch designs which you can shuffle through thanks to the handy dial knob selector.
The boxed packaging also includes an accessory pouch that includes twin needles, a needle set, three bobbins, extra spool pin, darning pin as well as a screwdriver. You will also receive a fully illustrated instructions manual as well as carrying case to help you carry it back and forth to sewing class.