In this comparison, we are going to compare one of the most popular affordable sewing machines, the Brother LX3014 and Singer 4411. 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 major differences between them? Here I will try to answer them as simply as possible.
Brother LX3014 vs. Singer 4411: Comparison in Features
Sewing Machine Types
Brother LX3014 and Singer 4411 are both mechanical sewing machines. The mechanical sewing machine has fewer stitch options than a computerized sewing machine, but it is easier to maintain and costs less.
Brother LX3014 vs. Singer 4411 : Built-in Stitches
The Brother LX3014 has 14 stitches. The Singer 4411 on the other hand comes with 11 built-in stitches. The apparent difference is in the buttonhole styles, where Brother LX3014 comes with 1 four-step buttonhole(s), Singer 4411 has only 1 four-step buttonhole(s).
The Brother LX3014 sewing machine weighs approximately 12.1lbs, while the Singer 4411 comes with a weight of 14.5 lbs.
The extra weight can become cumbersome if you don’t have a set location in your home for your sewing machine.
There is free arm on both the Brother LX3014 and the Singer 4411. 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 LX3014||Singer 4411|
|Sewing Machine Type||Mechanical||Mechanical|
|Buttonhole Styles||1 four-step||1 four-step|
|Programmable Needle Up/Down||–||No|
|Working Light||Yes, 1 LED||Yes|
|Speed Control Slider||–||No|
|Extra High Presser Foot Lifter||–||Yes|
|Snap-on Presser Foot||–||Yes|
|Automatic Thread Cutter||–||No|
|Automatic Needle Threader||–||No|
|Adjustable Stitch Length/Width||–||Yes|
|Included Feet||Buttonhole foot, Button sewing foot, Zigzag foot, Zipper foot||All-Purpose Foot, Zipper Foot, Buttonhole Foot, Button Sewing Foot|
|Dedicated Locking Stitch Button||–||No|
|Tension||–||Adjustable With Dial|
|Warranty||25 Year Limited||25 Year Limited|
|Price||Check Price on Amazon||Check Price on Amazon|
Brother LX3014 Video Review
Singer 4411 Video Review
Both machines are neck and neck when it comes to performance. The stitch quality is very similar between the two machines. They are capable of handling heavy and delicate fabrics with ease. It is the stitch quality of these two machines that differentiates them from other machines in their segment. Based on the features listed above, we believe you will be able to make a decision on your own. The final decision is yours.
Q. Can a normal sewing machine sew canvas?
A. Yes, canvas can be sewn on a regular sewing machine.
Q. Why use a bobbin on a sewing machine
A. In general, the bobbin is the thing that feeds the thread to stitch from the lower part of the machine. Its purpose is to hold the thread below the needle, and it is where the thread in which you stitch comes from.
Q. Can a regular sewing machine sew vinyl?
A. Yes, with the same modifications listed above for leather.
Q. Does the machine work well with stretchy materials?
A. The machine works perfectly with all types of fabrics. As long as the user can work with the material, there should be no problem.
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. Can i use serger thread in my sewing machine
A. Do not use serger thread in your sewing machine. These spools of thread are tempting to buy because they’re inexpensive, but they have a very rough texture on the thread. So if you put it in your regular sewing machine, it’s going to break and jam and you’ll be really frustrated.