In this comparison, we are going to compare one of the most popular affordable sewing machines, the Brother DZ3400 and Janome 7330. What made these two sewing machines stand out was that they were packed with features in an affordable range combined with excellent stitch quality.
What are the main differences between them? Allow me to simplify my answers here.
Brother DZ3400 vs. Janome 7330: Comparison in Features
Sewing Machine Types
Brother DZ3400 and Janome 7330 are both computerized sewing machines. Computerized sewing machines allow you to save new patterns and stitch types to the onboard memory. It is possible for users to create their own stitches, or even patterns, depending on the machine they work with.
In contrast to what you might think, digital machines may be the easiest to use. Rather than complicating our lives, they actually make them easier. In other words, they were supposed to simplify and speed up the process of making clothing.
Brother DZ3400 vs. Janome 7330 : Built-in Stitches
With Brother DZ3400 sewing machine, you get an attractive amount of stitches – 270 to be exact. The 270 stitches include standard stitches, decorative stitches, and buttonhole stitches. As for Janome 7330, it contains 30. These stitches include standard and decorative stitches, which are similar to those found on the Brother DZ3400.
The Brother DZ3400 weighs approximately 9.9 lbs, while the Janome 7330 comes with a weight of 18.2 lbs.
When you don’t have a specific spot in your home where your sewing machine belongs, the extra weight can become burdensome.
Both the Brother DZ3400 sewing machine and Janome 7330 come with a start/stop button. A start/stop button is an important accessibility feature. If you’re unable, for whatever reason, to use the foot pedal, a start/stop button allows you to run your sewing machine anyway. It’s also invaluable for making perfect one-step automatic buttonholes.
Speed Control Slider
Both Brother DZ3400 and Janome 7330 sewing machine have a speed control slider, which allows you to set the maximum speed you are comfortable with.
Automatic Needle Threader
Many sewing machines sold today come with an automatic threader function. This is essentially a lever that will guide the thread through the eye of your sewing needle for you so that you don’t have to do it yourself. Many sewists prefer to thread their own needles, but if you have difficulty performing this task, then a machine with an automatic needle threader might be very useful for you. Fortunately, these two sewing machines both come with automatic needle threader, allowing you to thread the machine with ease.
The advantage of easy drop-in, top load bobbins is that you can readily see how much thread is left on the bobbin through the window. You do not have to remove the bobbin case to insert a new bobbin, and you do not have to remove the accessory tray from the free arm to change bobbins. Both the Brother DZ3400 and the Janome 7330 come with this user-friendly feature.
The most common type of feeding mechanism in a home sewing machine (and some industrial machines) is the drop feed, also known as the regular feed system. Both Brother DZ3400 and Janome 7330 come equipped with a drop feed system, which grabs the fabric and moves it along through the machine.
There is free arm on both the Brother DZ3400 and the Janome 7330. The free arm is a very useful feature to all sewing machines as it makes sewing one layer of fabric without catching another. This is because all of the workings around the bobbin race, feed dogs, and needles are housed there.
|Brother DZ3400||Janome 7330|
|Sewing Machine Type||Computerized||Computerized|
|Buttonhole Styles||8 one-step||6 one-step|
|Programmable Needle Up/Down||Yes||Yes|
|Monogramming Font||Yes, 2||No|
|Working Light||Yes LED||–|
|Speed Control Slider||Yes||Yes|
|Weight||9.9 lbs||18.2 lbs|
|Extra High Presser Foot Lifter||–||Yes|
|Snap-on Presser Foot||Yes||Yes|
|Automatic Thread Cutter||No||No|
|Automatic Needle Threader||Yes||Yes|
|Stitch Selection||LCD Display and Push Button||LCD and Push Button|
|Adjustable Stitch Length/Width||Yes||Yes|
|Included Feet||Zigzag foot (on machine), Buttonhole foot, Zipper foot, Button sewing foot, Overcasting foot, Blind stitch foot, Monogramming foot, Quilting foot, Walking foot with quilt guide, 1/4 ( piecing ) foot, Stitch Guide foot, Metal Open Toe foot, Adjustable Zipper Piping foot Plus Circular Sewing Attachment.||Automatic Buttonhole Foot, Satin Stitch Foot F, Zig-Zag Foot, Zipper Foot (screw on)|
|Dedicated Locking Stitch Button||–||Yes|
|Tension||Adjustable With Dial||–|
|Warranty||25 Year Limited||–|
|Price||Check Price on Amazon||Check Price on Amazon|
Brother DZ3400 Video Review
Janome 7330 Video Review
The Brother DZ3400 and Janome 7330 differ significantly in terms of features. The stitch quality is, nevertheless, a recurring factor. These two machines can sew a wide range of textiles with reliable results. I’d choose any of these two machines if you asked me to choose an affordable, sophisticated sewing machine. I won’t offer a recommendation because they have such disparate features. You must base your selection on your stitching ability and experience.
Q. Why adjust tension on sewing machine
A. Sewing machine tension adjustment is controlled by devices that separately control the needle thread and the bobbin thread, putting varying amounts of tension (or strength) on the threads they control to form a strong, balanced stitch.
Q. What type of maintenance do sewing machines need?
A. Today’s sewing machines usually require just a few basic steps to keep them in good working order. While the manual included with your machine will spell out the details, it’s important to regularly remove the throat plate and use a small, soft brush to remove thread, lint, and debris that might have become lodged inside the machine. Your machine may also require oiling to keep everything lubricated and running smoothly.
Q. How much electricity does a sewing machine use
A. A typical home sewing machine may be in the 100-watt range. One estimate for portable sewing machines says that you are paying about 0.013 cents per hour every time. For the day you may be spending about 10 cents.
Q. How to use double needle on sewing machine
- STEP 1: PREP YOUR EDGE.
- STEP 2: PREP YOUR SEWING MACHINE.
- STEP 3: TEST ON A SCRAP OF FABRIC.
- STEP 4: SEW THE DOUBLE NEEDLE HEM.
Q. Can a regular sewing machine sew vinyl?
A. Yes, with the same modifications listed above for leather.
Q. Can i use 3 in 1 oil on my sewing machine
A. You shouldn’t use cooking oil or automotive oil in your machine, since doing so may clog the gears and damage any fabric used in the machine. Also, 3-in-1 oil is not suitable for sewing machines, according to Threads magazine.