Computerized sewing machines are advance models of traditional sewing machines with a computer that controls much of the stitching, threading and movement. Many computerized sewing machines also double as embroidery machines, making complex embroidery designs easy for a novice to complete. The computer inside of the machine is completely controlling the motor and how fast the stitches are coming together. There are patterns as well as several different stitches that can be downloaded into the sewing machine's computer, allowing complex garments to be produced by most anybody.
When compared to traditional electric sewing machines, the computerized machines seem more intricate at first glance. Once the user becomes familiar with the coding and elements she can program into the computer, this piece of equipment can actually make it much easier to operate than its traditional electric counterpart. Some brands can offer more elements of design than others, and they can range in price according to their features.
Some of the more hi-tech computerized sewing machines also have an option of embroidery added. This allows the same machine to be used for both sewing and embroidery. Countless embroidery stitches can be downloaded and programmed to create monograms and other embroidery art. These machines also keep the fabric in place as well as move it at the appropriate time when the embroidery is being stitched. This type of combination instrument is similar to a miniature version of an industrial embroidery machine.
The options that can be purchased with a computerized sewing machine are special disks with an assortment of pasterns and stitching options, special cases that can make a sewing machine mobile and additional memory. Many of the decorative cases that are made specifically for the computerized case are stylish and have many different colors to choose from. It is important to be sure that the carrying case fits the brand of sewing machine because there are countless different cases that are not universal. Typically, each case includes a list of which computerized sewing machines fit into the case.
Upon purchasing a new item that has a large ticket price, such as an advanced computerized sewing machine, it is important make sure the piece of equipment is under warranty. Many sewing machine repair shops do not specialize in the computerized models, and they can be quite tricky to repair. Certain stores offer extended warranties that can be purchased for an additional price. This can offer peace of mind when purchasing an expensive item.