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Choosing and Buying Embroidery Machines

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Choosing and Buying Embroidery Machine

You know why someone will want to buy a sewing machine but you are wondering what the point of buying an embroidery machine is. Well, most people who enjoy crafts and other hobbies will understand why you will want to buy an embroidery machine. Unlike a sewing machine, embroidery machines are for adding the final touch to your clothing. There are others who are thinking about going into home business. They might want to sell t-shirts or towels or other personalized clothing items. Buying an embroidery machine is an option with home business in mind. That being said, it is not always that straight forward when buying an embroidery machine. What should you look for when choosing and buying an embroidery machine?

Sewing machine combined embroidery machine

If you are looking for an embroidery machine for your hobby, you will want to consider an embroidering machine that is also a sewing machine. That is because you don't want to spend money buying a separate sewing machine. There are many sewing machines available on the market that can also be used as embroidery machines. The embroidery features of these combined machines are rather basics. Some sewing machines will allow you to extend the embroidery features of your machine with additional plates or computerized fonts. The better combined sewing machine and embroidery machines are in the higher price range.

Embroidery machine and Computers

Once upon a time, embroidery machines were made for those who understand what they were doing. With the onset of computers you can now make intricate designs with your embroidery machines with little effort. That being said, if you don't understand how computers work, it can be a challenge to use some of the computerized embroidery machines that are now available. You need to pay attention to embroidery machines that will require you to connect your machine to the computer. What if you don't have a computer or you don't know how to use one, will that make your embroidery machine obsolete? Integrated computerize embroidery machines are the best. You can take at look at the Janome Memory Craft 9500 Sewing and embroidery machine. This is an example, of an integrated computerized embroidery machine.

Threading your embroidery machine and using the right embroidery yarn

Not all embroidery machines are equal and some can be tricky to thread. If you want to get to work and not spend your time messing with threading your embroidery machine, you will need to make sure the embroidery machine you choose will be easy to thread. If you have ever used any form or sewing machine, you know it can be frustrating if you have to keep starting and stopping to thread your machine. Another thing to bear in mind with threading your machine is the type of embroidery yarn. You don't want to spend hundreds buying your embroidery machine and skimping when it comes to buying quality yarn. If you don't want to spend money, the frustration will make you think twice.

Choosing and buying embroidery machine and monogramming

When you think of monogramming, you might be wondering what that is. You know what it is but you just don't know that is what it is called. If you are thinking of buying an embroidery machine, there is the likelihood that you will not only want to create flowers and other cute patterns. You will probably want to write initials on clothing with your embroidery machine. That is what monogramming is about. Why should you pay attention to monogramming when buying your embroidery machine? The most important thing is fonts and fonts' size. Your embroidery machine might come with basic fonts for embroidering names on clothing. However, you will want something more fancy or elaborate. That is why choosing an embroidery machine that will give you the needed monogramming fonts is essential. You want to create great looking names and initials and not some weak lettering monogram.

Choosing and buying embroidery machine and pricing

Embroidery machines are not cheap. If you want to get quality results, you will be better off buying something more expensive. The more expensive embroidery machines have better features and will cost upwards of $700 to $2000. If you want a basic embroidery machine without all the bells and whistles, you can get a decent machine for $350 and upwards. Anything under that price range is probably a joke. However, if you are buying a used embroidery machine then they price might be lower.


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Sep 29, 2010 1:22pm
Deborah-Diane
I have hand embroidered things by hand. A machine would be fun!
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