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    Sewing machines are available in different shapes and dimensions. The following information should give you an idea of the various sewing machine sizes.

    Brother PC-420 PRW Limited Edition Project Runway

    This device measures 17.3 x 7.9 x 11.4 inches and weighs 25 lbs. The unit is equipped with several stitches for a variety of tasks. This computerized device is designed to make it easy for professional and novice designers to start projects. The package includes 294 decorative and utility stitches.

    There are also three lettering styles and ten one-step automatic buttonhole styles. A single touch of a button allows you to use the pre-programmed stitches. The device includes an LCD panel which can be used to make the stitches.

    Singer 4423 Heavy Duty

    The Singer 4423 Heavy Duty measures 15.5 x 6.2 x 12 inches and weighs 14.4 lbs. This sewing machine size and design makes it ideal for heavy duty use. The interior frame is made of metal and the bedplate is stainless steel. Its motor and sewing speed can sew through different kinds of materials.

    There are other features, including adjustable stitch width and length. There is an automatic 1-step buttonhole and top drop-in bobbin. An automatic needle threader is also part of the machine.

    The Singer 4423 Heavy Duty has 23 stitch patterns. These can be used for practical and creative projects. The presser foot pressure can be adjusted. The included accessories are the power cord, quilting/stitch guide, lint brush/seam puller and screwdriver.

    Continental Electric Portable Mini

    This device measures 7-2/3 by 4-1/2 by 8-2/7 inches. This small device provides steady stitching. The portable mini can be used for thick material like denim and delicate ones like silk. The unit has a top drop-in bobbin which makes threading easy.

    The unit has a button for adjusting the speed from low to high. A single button can turn it on and off. There is also an automatic thread rewind. One can begin stitching via the foot pedal or hand switch. A 100 piece sewing kit is included.

    This device utilizes a DC 6-volt power. This is handy for those who need a portable device. It is also suitable for those who are just getting into stitching.

    Make sure you assess the sewing machine sizes before buying the unit. If you need a portable device, there are several to choose from. But if you will be working on heavy materials, the large machines may be your best option.

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