Sewing Machine is an essential tool that should be available in every home, as it comes handy in several situations like when you wanted to stitch your torn garments, fixing loose or tight clothes, stitching buttons etc… without leaving your home.
Of-course, you can even do embroidery stitching on your own and save a lot of money or even make a side income.
The electric sewing machines in India come with advanced features to help you sew faster and with more efficiency.
What are the Different Types of Sewing Machines Available in India?
Basically, there are 5 types of sewing machines, depending on their features like sewing, quilting and embroidery.
1. Mechanical Sewing Machine
These are also called as manual sewing machines aka domestic silai machines.
They come with basic settings that need manual intervention of the user.
These are inexpensive, easy to use and are ideal for beginners. They can also be repaired easily.
Most manual sewing machines are made of aluminum body and comes with fixed table stand.
The basic versions are usually operated by foot. However, you can also get motor operated machines.
Features – built-in presser feet,bottom loading bobbin, adjustable tension, adjustable stitch length, single stitch (straight and reverse).
Price: The domestic sewing machine price in India starts from Rs.2500/- to Rs.15000/-
2. Electronic Sewing Machine
Electronic sewing machines are the next level of manual machines as they come with more advanced features and requires no manual operation.
They come with a powerful motor to run the wheel so there is no more suffering from back pain or hip pain issues.
They come with a variety of features that are required for professionals.
These are lightweight, compact and come with LCD screen to choose the stitch patterns and other functions.
Features – These are best for high quality stitching, multiple stitching patterns, hemming, embroidery, blind stitch, zip fixing, smocking, buttonhole stitch, reverse stitch lever, quilting, built-in needle threader, auto tripping, twin needle compatibility, adjustable stitch length and width, adjustable needle positioning and many more…
Price: These electronic sewing machines usually range from Rs.6000 to Rs.25000 in India, depending on the features you require.
3. Embroidery Sewing Machine
These electronic sewing machines are mainly used for embroidery works and a dedicated embroidery presser foot is attached to the machine.
If you’ve special embroidery needs, then you can select the automatic sewing machine that have embroidery feature with multiple patterns.
Price: The price of an embroidery machine in India starts from Rs.8000 to Rs.80000.
4. Overlock Sewing Machine
Overlocker sewing machines are also called as ‘Sergers’ in different countries.
These machines are mainly used to seam or overlock the fabric material. In layman’s language, you can join or sew the edges of the fabric together using these machines.
These are mostly used by the tailors or professionals to give premium finishing to your garments.
You can also see this overlocking design in fabrics like napkins, lingerie designing, pillow covers, hemming curtains and many more decorative garments.
Features – Built-in cutter, multiple thread stitch patterns, adjustment of stitch length and width
Price: The single threaded overlocker machines are less expensive compared to 4 or 5 thread overlockers. The price starts from Rs.3000 to Rs.50000.
5. Computerized Sewing Machine
These are high tech sewing machines that can be connected to the Computer, Internet or Cards loaded with designs.
The automated sewing machines come in large sizes with multiple needles, spool spinners for different color options and hence are best suited for industry purposes where there is a need for bulk stitching of clothes with various specifications.
They come with in-built stich capacity ranging from a minimum of 50 to a maximum of 200.
They also work very fast and are efficient at the same time.
There is a special feature called ‘Autopilot Stitching Mode’ that controls the speed, thread tension and stitch strength automatically.
You can give the input design either from the computer, Internet or design card and the rest of the process will be taken care of by the machine.
Price: The computerized sewing machines price in India starts from Rs.25000 to Rs.100000/-
Well, these are the different types of sewing machines available in India. Choose the one that you think that suits your needs and budget preferences.