Looking for the best sewing machine? Here, we’ve shared the 7 best sewing machines you can buy online in India. Why buy a machine? Well, sewing machines may be equipped with a motor. When you turn on this motor, you can stitch meters of clothes within few seconds. Stitching clothes with bare hands may take a lot of time.
Torn clothes can be stitched either by hand or repaired with a sewing machine. Frankly speaking, hand-stitched clothes or holes on clothes repaired with the hand may not look good but the ones stitched/repaired with a machine will look better or even great.
Women can earn money from home by stitching blouses, putting lace on saree, etc. If you put lace with your hand, the customer may not like the way you’ve stitched the lace to the saree. If you use a machine, the stitches will be uniform. The customer will appreciate your efforts.
Clothes of certain sizes may not be available for purchase in nearby shops. If you have a sewing machine, you can stitch clothes of any size.
If you’ve started a tailoring business or you’ve taken a tailoring course, you may need a sewing machine to practice tailoring.
From the above examples, it is clear that the sewing machine is an important household item. Which machine you should buy? Well, many companies have launched sewing machines in India. Here are the best sewing machines among the lot:
Best sewing machines in India
Usha Martin is India’s leading sewing machine manufacturer. It has introduced several machines. One of the best products of the company is Usha Janome. Janome is a lightweight machine that ships with a free sewing kit. The kit comprises a scissor, thread pools, needles, measuring tape, etc. Janome comes with a thread tension control system and features a dialer-type stitch pattern selector. It can sew clothes at a rate of 550 stitches per minute. Its outer body is built with plastic and inner parts are built using metals. Usha offers a 2 years warranty on this sewing machine. Janome has good ratings and its weight is 6.5 kilograms.
Singer Promise 1408
Singer is another top sewing machine manufacturer in India. Its Promise 1408 supports 20+ stitch functions and has a 4-step buttonhole system. It boasts a heavy-duty metal frame and has 8 built-in stitches. It has a sewing speed of 750 stitches per minute. The weight of this machine is 7 kilograms. Singer 1408 comes with a 2-year warranty and is priced under 8000 Rs.
This sewing machine is Rs 3000 costlier than Promise 1480 but it is more advanced. It features a thread cutter and has a higher sewing speed of 800 stitches per minute. Singer 8280 comes with 24 stitches function and has a dial module for selecting patterns. It is powered by the Oscillating Shuttle function. This machine is equipped with a buttonhole and a LED lighting system. The maximum gap between two stitches made by this machine can be 5 millimeters. The weight of Singer 8280 is 4.8 kilograms and its price is Rs 11300.
JA20 is a great alternative to the above sewing machines. It is priced in the 7000 to 8000 Rs range and is beautiful and feature-rich. JA20 supports simple and zig-zag stitches and has top loading bobbin. JA20 has a LED stitching light and features a manual thread control system. It boasts a dial stitch pattern selector and has a sewing speed of 750 SPM.
Singer Tradition FM 2250
According to the manufacturer Singer, threading the FM 2250 sewing machine is an easy task. FM 2250 comes with 10 built-in stitches and includes a 4-step buttonhole. It lets users adjust the stitch length. FM 2250 can stitch clothes at a rate of 800 stitches per minute. Weighing below 6 kilograms, it is one of the lightest sewing machines on our list.
Singer FM 1409
The successor to the FM 1408 sewing machine we’ve shared above, FM 1409 has a front loading bobbin case and is enabled with 9 stitches. It also features a LED lighting system and four foot attachments – zig zag, buttonhole, zipper, and button stitch. The weight of the FM 1409 sewing machine is 5.85 kilograms and its dimensions are 210 x 340 x 410 millimeters.
Usha New Marvela
New Marvela is one of the latest sewing machines in India. It costs below 10000 Rs and is lightweight (6 kg weight). Marvela has a good speed of 550 SPM and supports various types of stitches. It features a dial system and has dimensions of 200 x 250 x 300 millimeters. You can buy it in pink and white color options.
Will you get a table with the machine? No, you will have to purchase a sewing machine table separately. You can purchase them online for a price starting at Rs 200. Good quality tables cost more than Rs 1000.
Can you buy a machine on EMI? Yes, you can. eCommerce websites let users buy sewing machines on EMI. If you have got a credit card or a debit card which can be used as a credit card, you can buy the machine on an EMI.
Are the companies trustworthy? Yes, Brother, Usha, and Singer are three of India’s leading sewing machine manufacturers. Their products have good ratings on eCommerce portals.