Which? has been scouring the web this week for the best online deals on this computerised Brother sewing machine.
The BC-2100 sewing machine from Brother is a good option if you’re a novice sewer or dressmaker – and it’s not bad for your wallet either.
While Brother is selling the BC-2100 for £314.99, we found it online for £179 including free ‘next day’ UK mainland delivery and a free thread and sewing kit from Sewing Machines Direct – that’s a tidy £135.99 off the RRP.
August 2010 update: shave a few more pounds off the price by shopping at Brother Sewing Machines Direct, where you can now buy the Brother BC-2100 for £175 with free delivery and a free sewing accessories gift set.
Computerised sewing machines explained
Computerised sewing machines do everything that ordinary electric machines do – and an awful lot more. These sewing machines are controlled by computer chips that have the correct tension, length and width programmed in by the manufacturer for each stitch style.
They’re operated using a touchpad and computer screen, and with more advanced models you can download programs from your PC. Computerised sewing machines can memorise past work and will also store hundreds of different stitches for you to choose from.
Our review of the best sewing machine brands and beginner’s guide to using a sewing machine – can help you find the right model and develop your sewing skills.
Deal of the week
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All prices correct as of 9am, 30 June 2010.