Top 10 Sewing Machines 2019

Need to repair a hole in your favorite jeans? Want to sew a quilt for your mom? We’ve rated and reviewed the best sewing machines to help you achieve your creative dreams. Compare the top 10 electronic and mechanical sewing machines and create your next masterpiece. To keep this site free for consumers, we receive compensation for customer referrals.

Compare the top 10 sewing machines and create your next masterpiece. To keep this site free for consumers, we receive compensation for customer referrals.

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Brother CS6000i

Sitting at the most affordable price point of our top picks, the Brother CS6000i is versatile without being overly complex. This is a great starter sewing machine that won't break the bank.

  • 60 built-in pre-programmed stitches
  • LCD display
  • 25-year limited warranty
  • Oversized table for quilts or other large sewing jobs
  • Simple diagrams for threading and bobbin winding


Singer Quantum 9960

Whether you want to patch up a quilt or add special touches to your embroidery project, the Quantum Stylist has what you need.

  • 600 built-in stitches
  • Built-in needle threader
  • 13 built-in 1-step buttonholes
  • Max speed of 850 stitches per minute
  • Comes with variety of presser feet with electronic autopilot


Bernina Bernette 35

Love the nostalgia of a mechanical sewing machine? Then this is our pick for you!

  • Includes 23 stitches and 7 presser feet
  • No computerized controls
  • Stitches set easily by turning three knobs
  • Automatic one step buttonhole
  • Adjustable stitch length and width


Singer 4423

The Heavy-Duty 4423 lives up to its name with a heavy-duty metal frame and a strong motor that can handle heavier fabrics.

  • 23 built-in stitches
  • 12 decorative stitches
  • Automatic needle threader
  • 1,100 stitches per minute
  • 25-year limited warranty


Janome 2212

The Janome 2212 is an entry-level machine at an affordable price point. The 2212 is a dependable, durable machine that will last you and your family through years of projects.

  • Built-in thread cutter
  • Automatic bobbin winding
  • Max 1,000 stitches per minute
  • 12 built-in stitches
  • Stitch selector, length and width adjustment via dial


Brother HC1850

While being heavy on features, the Brother HC1850 is lightweight. This easy-to-use sewing machine comes with simple options and a foot pedal to help operate.

  • Set of 130 stitching fonts included
  • 25-year limited warranty
  • 850 stitches per minute
  • Detachable foot controller
  • Free-motion quilting


NEX Sewing Machine for Children

We included this in our top picks for the person just learning to sew or looking for a gift for the special little seamstress/seamster in their life. This portable sewing machine is affordable and safe to learn on!

  • Different speeds to ensure safety
  • Light bulb for space illumination
  • 12 built-in stitch patterns
  • Reverse stitching design
  • Built-in carry handle


Singer Start 1304

This adorable sewing machine is portable and lightweight but still has all the features you are looking for.

  • Six built-in stitches including 4-step buttonhole
  • Automatic bobbin winding
  • Only weighs 11.5 pounds
  • Dual spool pins for twin needle sewing
  • 25-year limited warranty


Singer 7258

The 7258 sewing machine allows you to select the desired stitch with just a simple push of a button. Optimum settings for length, width and tension are set automatically and are customizable with adjustable stitch length and stitch width.

  • 100 built-in stitches
  • 76 decorative stitches
  • Programmable needle threader
  • 2 StayBright LED lights
  • 25-year limited warranty


Janome Thunder Basic

This Janome portable sewing machine comes in a variety of vibrant colors and is perfect for beginners, alterations and sewing on the go!

  • 13 built-in stitches including straight, zigzag and crescent
  • Free arm and accessory storage
  • Only weighs five pounds
  • Presser foot with finger guard
  • Comes in 11 vibrant colors