If you are looking for a variation of buttonholing, the Brother HC1850 sewing machine might be the right choice for you. In addition to the 130 stitches it offers, it boasts an additional 8 different types of buttonholes that increase your arsenal of sewing accessory. Aside from the basic feature of reliable sewing, quilting and stitching, the HC1850 includes a sewing font that suits monogramming. A detachable wide table is an added feature that enables sewers to reach wide area of the fabric and can maneuver to do free quilting motion while on the rush. The product includes an instructional DVD not available to other products that have the same price range. The HC1850 also has a spring action quilting foot that regulates the smooth travel of the fabric across the table.
On the other hand, for greenhorns in the sewing and quilting industry, this machine is not easy to deal with because of its in-depth functions and features that for the beginners, might find it a little intimidating. However, the learning process is quite short; they can be experts in just a matter of time. The instructions are easy to understand, any novice can easily adapts. This machine is really user-friendly. Wait till we get to its special features buyers can attest to the machine’s simplicity which they mistaken to be a complicated one.
Special Features of the Brother HC1850 Sewing and Quilting Machine
130 Built-In stitches
Extra wide table
Top drop-in bobbin system
850 spm(stitches per minute)
8 one-step buttonhole style
Built-in Sewing monogramming fonts
Start/Stop button and speed control
Programmable needle Up and Down
Maximum stitch width: 7mm
Maximum stitch length: 5mm
Dimensions: 16.30 X 7 X 12.50 inches
Handy stitches flip chart
Big backlit LCD display screen
Adjustable sewing speed
Super bright sewing area
Spring-action quilting foot
With heirloom sewing
Instructional DVD (English and Spanish)
With Bi-lingual user’s manual (English and Spanish)
Perhaps the one feature that HC1850 has that other brands do not have in the same price category is the computerized stitches monogramming fonts. This feature allows the size of the stitch font from a thick one to a thin one or vice-versa. The built-in sewing fonts include the letters from A to Z, numbers from 0 to 9, 7 punctuation marks and 8 specialty symbols.
The Brother HC1850 comes with accessories buyers are too eager to own. While sewing and quilting are truly fun activities and add to that, you can also do embroidery with this machine. Here are the lists of accessories:
Brother HC1850 Computerized Sewing and Quilting Machine Accessories
Zigzag foot J
Blind stitch foot R
Zipper foot I
Foot controller pedal
Eyelet Buttonhole foot A
Monogramming foot N
Button fitting foot M
Spool cap (Large)
Spool cap (Medium)
Spool cap (Small)
Ball point needle
Extra spool pin
Over casting foot G
Quick reference guide
Spring-action quilting foot
Wide quilting table
This vast array of accessories is truly a gift of a lifetime by the Brother HC1850.If you specializes in quilting there is the feed dog foot that moves the fabric freely under the needle. Other products, if not all, lack this ability. The featured stitches, many are for embroidery, heirlooms and quilting. As a frequent advice to sewers, the needle should be changed when it becomes dull due to prolong use. All needles are designed with specific life and must be treated as a disposable tool in sewing. Nonetheless, overall insights with the HC1850 reflect a positive outcome that proves its reliability and functionality is therefore unquestionable. The highlight feature of the HC 1850 is its monogramming capability. In this setting, an alphanumeric string can be set (e.g. an abbreviation) and the machine will sew it automatically. The fonts can be adjusted in just seconds. Users do not need to execute too many operations just to achieved quality sewing.
If the user had already established an expertise, leaping through the border line can be achieved easily and quickly. The LED screen has two arrow keys to work with, the machine will memorized what have been entered to its system and embroidery will be a continuous cycle within different fabrics.
The Manufacturer’s warranty on the HC1850 is as follows: one year for labor, five years for electronic parts and 25 year warranty for mechanical parts.