Kenmore, Singer and Husqvarna rank highly among sewing machine brands, according to Good Housekeeping. Other reputable brands include Elna and Bernina. These manufacturers offer a range of sewing machines for beginners and experienced sewers.
The Kenmore Electronic Sewing Machine offers a popular choice for beginners. It recommends presser foot settings based on the selected stitch and includes easy-to-use buttonhole functionality. This machine features an automatic threader and an LCD interface.
The Singer 4411 Heavy Duty Sewing Machine easily accommodates multiple fabric layers. This machine has a dial interface and an automatic threader.
The Bernina 380 works reliably on multiple layers of all fabrics. Its semi-automatic threader allows users to thread the needle in the up or down position, and reviewers say that the presser foot is easy to change.