In this comparison, we are going to compare one of the most popular affordable sewing machines, the EverSewn Hero and Singer 7469Q. 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 the two? Below I will describe the differences in the simplest terms possible.
EverSewn Hero vs. Singer 7469Q: Comparison in Features
Sewing Machine Types
The EverSewn Hero is a sewing and embroidery combo machine, while the Singer 7469Q is a computerized sewing machine. Since the machine types decide they differ a lot in features, I won’t make a suggestion.
The sewing machine you choose should be tailored to your skill level and goals.
EverSewn Hero vs. Singer 7469Q : Built-in Stitches
The EverSewn Hero has 400+ stitches. The Singer 7469Q on the other hand comes with 98 built-in stitches. The apparent difference is in the buttonhole styles, where EverSewn Hero comes with 10 one-step buttonhole(s), Singer 7469Q sewing machine has only 6 one-step buttonhole(s).
The EverSewn Hero sewing machine weighs approximately 25 lbs, while the Singer 7469Q comes with a weight of 16 lbs.
The extra weight can become cumbersome if you don’t have a set location in your home for your sewing machine.
The Singer 7469Q doesn’t come with a start/stop button, while the EverSewn Hero does. A huge number of sewists don’t realize that using the start/stop button effectively can make sewing a whole lot easier. It is very useful for decorative stitches for example, as well as with free-motion quilting.
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 EverSewn Hero and the Singer 7469Q 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 EverSewn Hero and Singer 7469Q 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 EverSewn Hero and the Singer 7469Q. 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.
|EverSewn Hero||Singer 7469Q|
|Sewing Machine Type||Sewing and Embroidery Combo||Electronic|
|Buttonhole Styles||10 one-step||6 one-step|
|Programmable Needle Up/Down||Yes||Yes|
|Working Light||Yes||Yes, 2 LEDs|
|Speed Control Slider||–||No|
|Weight||25 lbs||16 lbs|
|Extra High Presser Foot Lifter||–||Yes|
|Snap-on Presser Foot||–||Yes|
|Automatic Thread Cutter||No||No|
|Automatic Needle Threader||Yes||Yes|
|USB Connectivity||Yes, USB Port||No|
|Stitch Selection||LCD Display and Push Button||LCD Display and Push Button|
|Adjustable Stitch Length/Width||Yes||Yes|
|Included Feet||All purpose foot, Zipper foot, Buttonhole foot, Overcasting foot, Blind hem foot, Satin stitch foot, Button sewing foot, Simple embroidery foot.||All-Purpose Foot, Zipper Foot, Buttonhole Foot, Blind Hem Foot, Satin Stitch foot, Darning & Embroidery Foot, 1/4 Inch Foot, Open-toe Foot and Even Feed Foot.|
|Dedicated Locking Stitch Button||–||No|
|Tension||Adjustable With Dial||Automatic But Adjustable|
|Warranty||–||25 Year Limited|
|Price||Check Price on Amazon||Check Price on Amazon|
EverSewn Hero Video Review
Singer 7469Q 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. 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. Do you need a special sewing machine for leather?
A. No, although a heavy-duty machine will make it easier. However, any good-quality home sewing machine can handle leather with a few special accessories. You will need a Teflon presser foot, a needle designed for sewing leather, and heavy-duty thread.
Q. What should I know about manual vs. electric sewing machines?
A. Manual sewing machines were the mainstay of the crafting world, but in more recent years electric (also known as computerized) machines have been increasing in popularity for their easy operation and advanced functions, such as embroidery.
If you’re looking for a simple sewing experience without frills, a mechanical machine gives you straightforward functionality.
Without electronic components, some feel that these machines prove more reliable in the long term.
However, computerized machines may shorten the learning curve for some new sewers, since choosing stitches and settings only requires the push of a button.
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 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. 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.