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Brother SQ9050 vs. Spiegel 60609 Comparison

The Brother SQ9050 and the Spiegel 60609 are two of the most popular affordable sewing machines we will compare today. In addition to being packed with features in an affordable price range, these two sewing machines produced excellent stitch quality.

What are the major differences between the two? Below I will describe the differences in the simplest terms possible.

Brother SQ9050 vs. Spiegel 60609: Comparison in Features

Sewing Machine Types

Brother SQ9050 and Spiegel 60609 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 SQ9050 vs. Spiegel 60609 : Built-in Stitches

The Brother SQ9050 has 100 stitches. The Spiegel 60609 on the other hand comes with 350 built-in stitches. The apparent difference is in the buttonhole styles, where Brother SQ9050 comes with 8 one-step buttonhole(s), Spiegel 60609 sewing machine has only 7 one-step buttonhole(s).

Start/Stop Button

Both the Brother SQ9050 sewing machine and Spiegel 60609 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 SQ9050 and Spiegel 60609 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.

Drop-in Bobbin

This Brother SQ9050 sewing machine comes with a drop-in bobbin, which allows you to see how much thread is left on the bobbin through the window. While Spiegel 60609 doesn’t

Drop Feed

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 SQ9050 and Spiegel 60609 come equipped with a drop feed system, which grabs the fabric and moves it along through the machine.

Free Arm

There is free arm on both the Brother SQ9050 and the Spiegel 60609. 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 SQ9050 Spiegel 60609
Product Image
Sewing Machine Type Computerized Computerized
Stitches 100 350
Buttonhole Styles 8 one-step 7 one-step
Start/Stop Button Yes Yes
Built-in Memory
Programmable Needle Up/Down Yes Yes
Monogramming Font Yes, 1 Yes, 3
Drop Feed Yes Yes
Free Arm Yes Yes
Working Light Yes, LED Yes
Speed Control Slider Yes Yes
Weight 9.9 lbs
Extra High Presser Foot Lifter
Snap-on Presser Foot
Automatic Thread Cutter No
Automatic Needle Threader Yes Yes
Drop-in Bobbin Yes No
USB Connectivity Yes
Stitch Selection LCD and Push Button LCD Push Button
Adjustable Stitch Length/Width Yes Yes
Included Feet Buttonhole foot, Button sewing foot, Overcasting foot, Zipper foot, Monogramming foot, Blind stitch foot, Zigzag foot, Walking foot, Quilting foot, 1/4″ Quilting foot, Quilting guide Button fitting foot, overcast foot, buttonhole foot, blind hem foot, zigzag foot and monogramming foot
Dedicated Locking Stitch Button
Tension
Knee Lifter
Warranty 25 Year Limited
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Brother SQ9050 Video Review

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The Verdict

While both of these sewing machines are made by great businesses, choosing between them is tough. But my general suggestion is to go with the machine that has the most built-in stitches at a reasonable price.

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.

Q. What are features to look for in a sewing machine?

A. The best features will depend on the type of sewing you plan to do. For a beginner, some features to look for include built-in stitch types, an automatic needle threader, a top drop-in bobbin, and a set of standard presser feet.

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. Are sewing machines dangerous?

A. Like any machine, a sewing machine can be dangerous if not used correctly. Always follow the safety guidelines provided by the manufacturer when it comes to maintenance, and pay attention while sewing.

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. 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.