The EverSewn Sparrow 25 and the Singer 2263 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 main differences between them? Allow me to simplify my answers here.
EverSewn Sparrow 25 vs. Singer 2263: Comparison in Features
Sewing Machine Types
The EverSewn Sparrow 25 is a computerized sewing machine, while the Singer 2263 is a mechanical 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 Sparrow 25 vs. Singer 2263 : Built-in Stitches
There are 197 stitches on EverSewn Sparrow 25. On the other hand, the Singer 2263 has 23 built-in stitches. EverSewn Sparrow 25 sewing machine comes with 7 one-step buttonhole(s), while Singer 2263 sewing machine has only 1 four-step buttonhole(s).
The Singer 2263 doesn’t come with a start/stop button, while the EverSewn Sparrow 25 sewing machine 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.
Speed Control Slider
The EverSewn Sparrow 25 sewing machine arrives with a speed control slider while the Singer 2263 sewing machine doesn’t. A speed control slide is a useful feature that 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.
This EverSewn Sparrow 25 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 Singer 2263 sewing machine doesn’t
Programmable Needle Up/Down
Unlike the EverSewn Sparrow 25, the Singer 2263 isn’t equipped with a programmable needle up/down function. And using the needle-down function allows the needle to act as a third hand in holding the stitching position, such as when you want to stop and turn a corner or stitching a curve.
There is free arm on both the EverSewn Sparrow 25 and the Singer 2263. 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.
Extra High Presser Foot Lifter
The extra-high presser foot lifter of the EverSewn Sparrow 25 and Singer 2263 allows you to adjust the height, as needed for large sewing projects or multiple layers of thick materials.
|EverSewn Sparrow 25||Singer 2263|
|Sewing Machine Type||Computerized||Mechanical|
|Buttonhole Styles||7 one-step||1 four-step|
|Programmable Needle Up/Down||Yes||No|
|Monogramming Font||Yes, 1||No|
|Drop Feed||Yes||No, Free-motion is possible with darning plate|
|Speed Control Slider||Yes||No|
|Extra High Presser Foot Lifter||Yes||Yes|
|Snap-on Presser Foot||–||Yes|
|Automatic Thread Cutter||No||No|
|Automatic Needle Threader||Yes||Yes|
|Stitch Selection||LCD Display and Push Button||Dial|
|Adjustable Stitch Length/Width||Yes||Yes|
|Included Feet||Zigzag foot, Zipper foot, Buttonhole foot with slide, Overlock foot, Blindstitch foot, Embroidery foot, Button-sew-on foot,||All Purpose Foot, Buttonhole Foot, Button Sewing Foot.|
|Dedicated Locking Stitch Button||Yes||No|
|Tension||Adjustable With Dial||Adjustable with dial|
|Warranty||–||25 Year Limited|
|Price||Check Price on Amazon||Check Price on Amazon|
EverSewn Sparrow 25 Video Review
Singer 2263 Video Review
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 a normal sewing machine sew canvas?
A. Yes, canvas can be sewn on a regular sewing machine.
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. 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. 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.
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.