Most people who sew for a living or frequently use sewing machines at home have heard of the Brother sewing machine company.
Brother has an extensive line of sewing machines and products to choose from, and the Brother PQ1500S High Speed Quilting and Sewing Machine is a great value for people who need serious functionality.
This machine is a high speed stitching powerhouse that’s capable of 1,500 stitches per minute. It features an adjustable pin-feed mechanism, four feed-dog settings, bed extension table, knee lifter, foot pressure adjustments (full range), thread cutter, and easy needle threader.
Overall, this is a great machine for sewing enthusiasts who need a top quality machine at a fair price.
Let’s take a closer look at the feature set:
- 150 Watt Motor, 1.5 Amps
- Capable Of 1,500 Stitches Per Minute
- Adjustable Pin Feed Mechanism
- Four Feed-Dog Settings
- Bed Extension Table
- Knee Lifter
- Full-Range Foot Pressure Adjustments
- Thread Cutter
- Easy Needle Threader
Brother PQ1500S Pros:
- Bobbin casing is on the side of the machine, not on the top or front – Makes changing bobbins easy when doing a lot of work at once
- Machine must be oiled frequently when using it hard, but this is easy to do – Convenient oil-fill holes allow you to add drops of oil when needed – No need to take the machine apart!
- The Brother company is well known for having great tech support – Be sure to register your machine to take full advantage of the benefits they offer
- This is an overall great machine for free motion quilting and piecing fabric together – Most people who use this machine are totally satisfied
- If you compare it to other machines in its class, you’ll see this is actually a really good deal
- Extremely fast, quiet, and you’ll notice that your stitches have a perfect look, quality, and feel to them
- You can find online tutorials to teach you how to use this machine if you’re a beginner
- 150 watt motor is 2 to 3 times more powerful than other home portable machines
- Includes everything you need to work and adjust the machine – small and medium screwdrivers, extension table, 5 extra bobbins, and much more!
- Allows you to focus on the sewing of your designs instead of correcting mistakes that other machines make – Try it, you’ll love it!
- Ensuring that all the settings you can adjust are properly in-sync with each other will improve the quality of your sewing efforts – This includes bobbin tension, pressure foot pressure, and thread tension dial
Brother PQ1500S Cons:
- Covering case is soft – A hard case would be more appropriate
- Manual could be written a little bit better