Sewing machines can be quite versatile if you know how to exploit the different features and options that it offers. Indeed, sewing machines can be used to make small adjustments and create different types of items such as clothes, curtains, tablecloths and the likes. Contrary to popular belief, sewing machines can very easily be used for embroidery- especially if your apparatus has a wider work table. These sewing machine do not necessarily need to be on the more expensive side: quite on the contrary, they come in various shapes, sizes and price ranges.

Brother XR9500PRW

Brother XR9500PRWIdeal for users who are interested in both regular sewing and embroidery, the Brother XR9500PRW Limited Edition Project Runway Sewing Machine comes with a plethora of accessories included in the machine’s storage compartment. Its wider-than-average work table is ideal for embroidery as well as larger projects such as drapes, tapestries, curtains, bedsheets and the likes. In fact, it even includes multiple stitch functions including no less than 100 built-in heirloom and decorative stitches. A built-in sewing font has also been included for monograming, which means that you can easily adorn and personalize your cushions, pillows and the likes.


SINGER 9960The SINGER 9960 costs between $300 and $400. Because it comes with an extension table, this sewing machine can very easily be used for embroidery. Best of all, it even includes no less than 600 stitches designed to provide variety in your embroidery. The 600 stitches even includes 5 different types of fonts and 13 fully automatic one-step buttonholes. Because it even comes with stitch editing capabilities, sewers can even find and replicate the exact length and thickness of a particular stitch pattern.

Brother SE400

Brother SE400Ideal for embroidery, the Brother SE400 costs between $300 and $400. Along with embroidery, it can also be used for regular sewing as well as quilting. This computerized machine also includes a touch screen LCD display screen which allows you to shuffle through the different options. With this apparatus, you can easily access 70 built-in embroidery designs, 67 sewing stitches as well as 5 different lettering fonts. Thanks to the computer connectivity system, this apparatus easily connects to, where you can purchase additional embroidery designs.

SINGER 7258 Stylist

SINGER 7258The SINGER 7258 Stylist is an award-winning machine that costs between $100 and $200. In spite of its low price, this apparatus can be used for regular sewing as well as embroidery and quilting. With 10 presser feet, it also includes 100 sewing stiches as well as an automatic needle threader. The LED Display Screen can be used to adjust the stitch width and length. The Drop-In Bobbin system is extremely easy to load and even features a clear cover, hence allowing you to view what’s happening in the bobbin case. Most importantly, it even includes an electronic auto pilot system that will help you sew without the foot pedal.