A Quick Look At Buying Mistakes To Avoid When Buying Your First Industrial Sewing Machine

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Whether you are an up-and-coming fashion fabricator or you are starting your own quilting business, it is incredibly important to not waste your money on the typical everyday sewing machines that you can pick up at any retail store. These machines are not designed to withstand heavy use, and rarely have the features to cater to your abundant sewing needs as an entrepreneur. Finding a good industrial sewing machine is the better option, but this is a buying feat that can feel overwhelming if you have no experience with industrial sewing machine models. Here is a quick look at a few mistakes you will have to avoid when buying your first industrial sewing machine. 

Mistake: Not getting to know a little about industrial sewing machines before you make a purchase. 

Why? Industrial machines are a totally different world from what you may have in mind when you think of sewing machines and this can definitely hinder your ability to make a good buying decision. For example, it is a fact that most industrial sewing machines are sold in separate parts instead of all together as one big unit. Not knowing this could lead to you ordering what you think is a machine to only receive one part of the unit. Before you start shopping for your equipment, take some time to research and get familiar with the differences between industrial and basic models. 

Mistake: Blindly choosing a specific model without considering its ongoing maintenance requirements. 

Why? There are some heavy-duty workhorses out there in the industrial sewing machine selection, but some of these work hard and need a lot of ongoing maintenance attention. If you are just getting started in your business efforts, the last thing you are going to want is a needy machine that is constantly in need of maintenance to remain functional. Therefore, make sure you read into the maintenance requirements of every model before you make a final selection. 

Mistake: Not choosing a machine designed for your particular sewing industry.

Why? It is a major assumption that industrial sewing machines can handle pretty much any form of sewing, but this is not mostly true. IUn fact, most industrial models are specifically designed to work better with certain forms of materials. For example, some machines are designed strictly to work with heavyweight materials like canvas and denim, so thinner, lightweight materials will just throw off the timing of the unit's motor if you try to sew them. 


3 January 2017

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