The Brother SQ9185 and the EverSewn Hero 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 them? Here I will try to answer them as simply as possible.
Brother SQ9185 vs. EverSewn Hero: Comparison in Features
Sewing Machine Types
The Brother SQ9185 is a computerized sewing machine, while the EverSewn Hero is a sewing and embroidery combo machine. Since the machine types decide they differ a lot in features, I won’t make a suggestion.
You should choose carefully based on your sewing skills and goal.
Brother SQ9185 vs. EverSewn Hero : Built-in Stitches
The Brother SQ9185 comes with an attractive amount of built-in stitches, 130 to be exact. Within those 130 stitches you can find standard stitches, decorative stitches and easy-to-use buttonhole stitches. While the EverSewn Hero features 400+ stitches. Similar to the Brother SQ9185, these stitches include standard and decorative stitches.
The Brother SQ9185 sewing machine weighs approximately 9.9 lbs, while the EverSewn Hero comes with a weight of 25 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 SQ9185 sewing machine and EverSewn Hero sewing machine 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.
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 SQ9185 sewing machine and the EverSewn Hero sewing machine 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 SQ9185 and EverSewn Hero 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 SQ9185 and the EverSewn Hero. 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 SQ9185||EverSewn Hero|
|Sewing Machine Type||Computerized||Sewing and Embroidery Combo|
|Buttonhole Styles||8 one-step||10 one-step|
|Programmable Needle Up/Down||Yes||Yes|
|Monogramming Font||Yes 1||Yes|
|Working Light||Yes LED||Yes|
|Speed Control Slider||Yes||–|
|Weight||9.9 lbs||25 lbs|
|Extra High Presser Foot Lifter||–||–|
|Snap-on Presser Foot||Yes||–|
|Automatic Thread Cutter||No||No|
|Automatic Needle Threader||Yes||Yes|
|USB Connectivity||No||Yes, USB Port|
|Stitch Selection||LCD Display and Push Button||LCD Display and 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||All purpose foot, Zipper foot, Buttonhole foot, Overcasting foot, Blind hem foot, Satin stitch foot, Button sewing foot, Simple embroidery foot.|
|Dedicated Locking Stitch Button||No||–|
|Tension||Adjustable With Dial||Adjustable With Dial|
|Warranty||25 Year Limited||–|
|Price||Check Price on Amazon||Check Price on Amazon|
Brother SQ9185 Video Review
EverSewn Hero Video Review
The Brother SQ9185 and EverSewn Hero 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 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. Why use a walking foot on a sewing machine
A. A walking foot helps move knit fabrics evenly so they don’t stretch out of shape. The walking foot eliminates the need for excessive pinning when working with slippery fabrics. That is especially useful because most of those slippery fabrics, such as satin, are easily damaged by pins.
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. 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. 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.
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.