The biggest factor in buying a machine is the user. How much would you like to spend determines almost everything else. Machines comes in price ranges from bare bones to top of the line. If you are a beginner, you don’t really need a machine with every feature.
The fewer the options, the easier it will be to use. However, if you are a very experienced sewer, you might want to buy a name brand computerized machine with more stitches and options. This allows you more control when stitching and designing projects. Even if you are an experienced sewer, take the time to go to a licensed sewing machine dealer to shop for your machine. These shops have ever type of machine you could want in all price points.
They carry sewing machines, embroidery machines, sewing machine and embroidery machine combinations, sergers, quilting machines, and even specialty leather sewing machines. Specially trained employees can help guide you to a machine that is a good fit for you. Also, they can assist you in trying the machines that interest you and advise you about warranties that come with the machines and anything extra offered by the store. Happy shopping.