A lot of appliances now have computers built into their systems that even high end refrigerators can now inform you what items you need to buy. Some fridge models can even order these items for you online. The sewing machine industry is certainly not far behind on this technology and the Brother HC1850 Computerized Sewing is equipped with a cool computer as well.
Specs and Best Features
|No. Presser Feet:||8|
|Adjustable speed control:||Yes|
Multiple needle positions:
|Limited Warranty:||25 Years|
|Adjust Stitch Length:||Yes
|Editor Ratings:||4.7 of 5|
|Price:||See Current Price|
The Brother HC1850 Computerized Sewing comes with so many features that it can get confusing to list them all. So let’s just list down the main features:
- It’s a bit large at 12.5″ x 19.25″ x 15.25″, but it weighs only 13.2 pounds and there’s a built-in handle. So you can bring it to any function where your sewing skills are needed.
- You have a total of 130 stitches to choose from, which includes 42 garment construction stitches, a sewing font for simple monogramming as well as 8 different styles for auto-size buttonholes. To choose a stitch, you have a flip chart attached, and then you just use the LCD screen and buttons to pick the stitch you want.
- A total of 170 stitch functions are available, which includes 14 stitch functions for quilting. You can even do free-motion quilting with the drop feed system.
- Convenient features include a wide detachable table for your larger projects, a one-touch automatic needle threader, a quick set bobbin with easy bobbin winding, a superb feed system that moves the fabric smoothly, and an LED-lit work area.
- The maximum sewing speed is 850 stitches per minute, with a start/stop button and a sliding control for the speed.
- You also get 8 different presser feet to choose from, and attaching and removing them is literally a snap.
- You also get a bunch of additional accessories along with a bilingual instructional DVD and manual.
- It comes with a 25-year limited warranty.
Pros and Cons
So what does the Brother HC1850 Computerized Sewing have going for it? A lot, actually. Basically, you get a machine that’s very easy to use. The LCD screen and all the controls are simple, and you also get a lot of automated features that make work a lot less frustrating for you. The automatic needle threader alone is a true time-saver.
You also have a very flexible machine that can be used for a wide variety of projects. This isn’t just for basic sewing repairs. It can really help you create a masterpiece. After all, you have so many options in terms of stitches, stitch functions, and presser feet that you can truly be creative. Your quilting will also become much more fun as well, and it has quilting options too.
The durability and build quality is impressive, and the price is very reasonable. You can even find some sellers online who offer this for around $150, although the regular price in the Brother website is around $200 with free shipping.
Should You Buy It?
This is a great buy for beginners, because after a while you won’t be a beginner anymore with this around. Unless you need something heavy duty that stitches faster, the Brother HC1850 is a very cost-effective choice.