Interested in taking up quilting as a hobby but don’t want to invest in an expensive long arm quilting machine? Well, there is good news for you! Sewing machines have improved rapidly from what they were and today you will be spoilt for choice if you are looking for a sewing machine to help you with quilting in the comfort of your house. There are a variety of models available – to suit the beginner as well as an expert quilter.
Many quilters would argue that quilting could also be done manually with hand. But people all over the world are now moving to the sewing machines for quilting as it helps them speed up their quilting project without having to compromise on the quality of their final creation.
Let us look at some of the best quilting sewing machines for beginners, available in the market.
Brother XR9500PRW Limited Edition Project Runway Sewing Machine
This sewing machine comes up as a favorite among many quilters – no matter what level of quilting journey they are at. This machine features the following.
- 110 exclusive built-in stitches
- A bright LED screen, which facilitates easy selection of stitch type
- Facilities for auto-size buttonhole sewing, creating monograms, and quilting
The drop feed for quilting freely as well as the wide table (that comes with it, allowing you to easily complete your large quilting projects) make this a win-win with sewers and quilters alike.
Laura Ashley® Limited Edition
This sewing machine is versatile and has a lot of features that make it an ideal choice for both new and advanced quilters. It includes the following features.
- 100 exclusive built-in stitches
- 11 feet for easy sewing and quilting
- Easy-to-adjust speed control panel
This again comes with an extra wide table that makes it easy to handle big quilting projects. This sewing machine is popular for being resistant to jamming. It is definitely worth considering if you are serious about quilting.
SINGER Confidence Quilter™ 7469Q
This sewing machine may look petite but can actually handle large quilting projects easily. Its features include the following.
- 98 exclusive built-in stitches
- Twin needles for easy parallel stitching
- Trademark ‘Drop & Sew Bobbin System’
The wide extension table for easy quilting, the needle up-down feature, which enables easy patching of pieces while quilting, the extra high position of the presser foot that makes it easy to work with thick fabrics – are some of the many functions of this sewing machine that make it really suitable for quilting.
So, what are you waiting for? Head to your nearest electronics store, or order online, and get started on your quilting journey with the help of one of these sewing machines.