The Different Types of Sewing Machines
Sewing is a professional job and the same time, a creative and enjoyable hobby that displays your creativity and professionalism in coming up with new designs and mending of garments with success and first-time client approvals. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, you should be passionate and creative because this is one of the fields where creativity is highly appreciated. Being passionate requires you to also know of the different varieties of contemporary sewing machines and how they are used.
Being a profession that has been there for a very long time, sewing has not been left behind by the advancements in technology. Nowadays we have a number of different types of sewing machines that we are going to have a look at below.
The Electric or Automatic Type
This is one of the contemporary types of sewing machines that has dramatically made sewing easy. Besides being popular, it is currently the most versatile sewing machine that is commonly found in large scale sewing firms in the market today. The amazing thing about electric sewing machines besides being extremely fast is that they have a display panel that gives you the mandate to select between the basic sewing parameters. These machines utilize a single motor that powers its needle and feeds its dogs. The more the pressure on the foot pedal the increased the speed of the sewing needle. An automatic sewing machine can be used in nearly all fabric types and offers all stitch type varieties any sewer would need. They are multi-purpose machines that will solve all your sewing requirements.
Computerized sewing machines
This is a more advanced type with extended functionalities and a wider range of options to select from. They are suitable for all levels of specialists from beginners to professionals. They are always equipped with a very interactive touchscreen where you can easily select your preference. They basically just do nearly everything for you. They are the best for large-scale work.
Quilting sewing machines
Quilting machines are a more advanced contemporary version of the traditional long-arm machines that were fairly large, expensive and unwieldy. Quilting machines are standard in size, cheaper and more productive compared to their long-arm counterparts.
Free arms types
These are small-scale types of machines with a free feed, dog, and a bobbin. The sewing surface is open and round to allow clothe parts to be slipped over while the cloth sewed is let to pass under the presser foot. They are portable and can be mounted on any flat surface.