Especially in the case of women who want to start in the world of sewing, buying sewing machines (maquinas de coser) can generate several concerns. Therefore, we wanted to gather accurate information that will help you to know the characteristics, types, and prices of the machine that will become your ally of work.
The first important point is to know the brands that are recognized for their quality. The main characteristics to take into account before buying sewing machines (maquinas de coser) is its functionality and versatility, that is, how many types of stitching it allows us to make and the sewing widths, its type and the positions of the needle.
The most popular are: the “Singer”, which offer from 6 to an incredible 225 types of stitches and from 4mm to 7mm in length depending on the model; the “Alfa” in its Basic 720 and Style 40 models with 8 and 31 stitches respectively and 4 and 4.5mm in length. Also, the Bernette Sew & Go 8 with 197 stitches and 4.5mm.
In addition, it is important to be aware of the types of sewing machines (maquinas de coser) and their uses, so you can choose the one that best suits your needs.
The mechanical machines have an electric motor and are manipulated manually through their wheels and analog buttons. They are easy to use, so they are ideal for beginners; in addition, they are more economical. They have basic functionalities that are sufficient if you are going to do simple jobs and you will give it an occasional use.
The electronic machines are the most recommended for people with experience since it incorporates an electronic panel where the functions are programmed, which makes them very precise. The quality of the seam is much better than that of the mechanical machines and allows working with different types of fabric. It is indicated if you are going to work on it frequently.
As for the price, it can be between 100 and 500 euros depending on its size and functions.