Brother PQ1500S High Speed Quilting and Sewing Machine

Brother PQ1500S High Speed Quilting and Sewing Machine

Brother PQ1500S High Speed Quilting and Sewing Machine

The Brother PQ1500S High-Speed Quilting and Sewing Machine is a domestic quilting sewing machine suitable for beginners and experienced quilters. With an array of functions and the fabulous price point, it would make a great addition to your sewing room. This sewing machine is a good machine for tackling your quilting projects and is great for larger quilts with the large throat space. It’s has a high-speed straight stitching function sewing up to 1,500 stitches per minute!

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Sewing Machines for Quilting

sewing machines for quilting

Sewing Machines for QuiltingWhat are the things to take into account when you’re looking for a sewing machine for quilting?

Choosing a machine for quilting is a much different proposition than choosing one for basic occasional use. If you’re on a limited budget it’s more important to have a reliable machine that sews well than have extra bells and whistles on an unreliable one.

 

Sewing Machine for Quilting – essential things to look for

  • A good straight stitch – essential when piecing fabric together.
  • The option to disengage feed dogs – needed for free motion quilting.
  • Variety of feet – these add extra functionality and a walking foot is a must for moving the 3 layers through evenly.
  • Throat space – this is the space on the right of the needle where your quilt will get shoved through during quilting, the bigger the better!
  • Variable speed motor – helps to give good control when free motion quilting.
  • JUKI Exceed HZL F600 wide sewing spaceExtension table –  to the left of the needle for those larger quilts.
  • Marked measurements on the needle plate – this makes it much easier to achieve accurate 1/4″ seams.
  • Build quality – it’s important to check this. Sewing quilts puts a heavy strain on any machine, a flimsy plasticky machine won’t last long.
  • Lighting – look for sewing machines with more than one light that are angled well onto the work surface. Bright LED lights are the best.
  • Instructions – are they easy to follow and does the machine come with a DVD?

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Welcome to Tools For Quilting Dot Com

Hello, and welcome to my new website about tools for quilting. We quilters need plenty of tools to create beautiful quilting projects and it’s good to have them all in one place! Here at www.toolsforquilting.com my aim is to gather all … Read more