Sewing machines are extremely helpful appliances that will help you sew just about anything from clothes to bed sheets. With these machines, users will also be able to develop their creativity while honing their sewing skills. Best of all, they come in a variety of prices and features, which means that you’ll easily be able to afford one, even if you’re on a restricted budget.
So, if you’re trying to curb your expenses, read on for some of the best cheap sewing machines on the market.
Our Choice: Brother XL2600I
Priced between $70 and $80, the Brother XL2600I comes packed with the basic features that will enable you to finish your sewing projects with ease. It includes no less than 25 built-in stitches for greater variety, and a free-arm to help you reach delicate areas such as hems, cuffs, collars and the likes. The storage area is built directly into the free arm, which makes it extremely easy to reach.
Thanks to its lightweight design, this particular model is great to take to sewing classes. The accessories include no less than 5 accessory presser feet, spare needles and even a bilingual user’s manual. Users will also benefit from drop-in bobbin loading, thread cutter and even a 1-step auto size buttonholer.
Our Choice: Singer 2277
The Singer 2277 is priced between $99 and $150. However, in spite of its affordable price it boasts of a wide range of features that will help you add some extra variety to your sewing. The machine comes with no less than 23 built in stitches, including 7 stretch, 6 essential, 1 buttonhole and 9 decorative stitches. Best of all, thanks to its heavy-duty frame, it can very easily sustain quite a lot of wear and tear.
The Singer 2277 weighs only 14 pounds so it’s quite portable in case you need to take it to your sewing classes. Lastly, its automatic one-step buttonholes will help you benefit from professional-quality stitches with no snags or loose threads.
Our Choice: Brother LS2125i
With a price tag that ranges between $70 and $100, the Brother LS2125i is a lightweight and portable machine that can also be easily be carried back and forth from your sewing class. It features no less than 10 built in stitches that include, but are not limited to, stretch, zigzag and blind hem stitches.
Users can also benefit from flat bed or free arm usage. Best of all, the machine comes with its carrying handle which makes it even easier for you to move it around the house or to sewing class. It’s also enhanced with no less than 3 presser feet, as well as automatic 4-step buttonholes for quick fixes. The Brother LS2125i is covered by a limited warranty of 25 years. Users can also benefit from free phone support.