Versatility is the focus of Brother HC1850. This computerized sewing and quilting machine facilitates flexibility so you could do just about anything you want to do from creating quilts to doing basic monogramming and even adding ornamental stitches to clothes. It has 130 unique stitches, which include 8 styles of single step buttonholes and up to 55 alphanumeric stitches for monogramming.
Overview of features
Ease of use
As a machine designed to facilitate ease and use and flexibility, Brother HC1850 features eight presser feet, push-button stitch selector, stitch reference flip-chart, adjustable sewing speed, and automatic threading system. There is even a detachable foot controller. Beginners may be a little overwhelmed when using it for the first time but it comes with an instructional DVD and a bilingual manual (Spanish and English) to make sure users will easily and quickly understand how it should be used and maintained.
Portability and convenience
Every unit comes with an attached flip-chart for stitch, detachable foot controller, buttonholes, 8 specialty feet for overcasting, zippers, and blind helms. For consistent and high quality of stitching, there is an easy and reliable threading on top thread and bobbin. The product has a 25-year limited warranty. Users are given the privilege to use free phone support during the entire lifespan of the unit.
Versatile working area
The sewing machine comes with a wide table so users can be more comfortable when doing larger projects. This makes Brother HC1850 ideal for quilting as well. The wide table provides more space to better and more effectively maneuver any project you may be working on. Plus, a LED-lit working area provides a brighter area to view more details of the project. Thus, sewing on dark fabrics will not be a problem.
Brother HC1850 is incredibly lightweight. It is absolutely heavy on impressive and useful features but it is nonetheless convenient. The machine can be a good choice for students as it could be easily carried to classes. It can also be a portable tool for fashion designers and sewers who are on the go.
Pros and cons
- Computerized stitching
- Has a drop-in bobbin and needle threader
- Backlit controls
- Automatic needle threader
- Detachable foot and quilting table
- Lightweight and easy to handle
- Not recommended in countries where 120V AC is not supported
- Features may overwhelm beginners
Who should buy Brother HC1850?
The machine is best for beginners who can start mastering the 130 stitches facilitated. Experienced sewers can still find this sewing machine highly useful no matter what project they may be working on. The product is also a practical alternative to many other computerized sewing machines within its caliber.
The versatile and feature-packed sewing machine is simply perfect for sewing, basic monogramming, quilting, and decorative stitching. It is part of Brother’s growing catalogue for innovative home sewing products. Beginners and experienced sewers will surely find Brother HC1850 a very helpful and reliable tool in any project they may have.