Buying your first sewing machine doesn’t have to be intimidating if you do your research and shop smart.
Ultimate sewing machine showdown between my budget Brother CS7000i and most expensive machine, the Janome 7700QCP that cost 15x as much.
Let’s talk about sewing machines – vintage vs. modern models. Vintage sewing machines are known to be durable workhorses, while modern sewing machines often have more features like auto thread cutters, needle threaders, endless stitches, and more.
On a tight sewing budget? To help you choose your first or new sewing machine – I’ve compiled a list of 10 top rated (4 stars and up) models available on Amazon. Brands vary, but all are on the more affordable side.
My 2008 courthouse wedding cost? $303. Janome 7700 sewing machine cost? $2,500.