Best Handheld Sewing Machines - Reviews 2019 - 2020

Last Updated on 24 October, 2020 by Janet
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Our Recommended Best Handheld Sewing Machine Is The Vogvigo Mini !

As the economy gets steeper and steeper, people have to find a way to adapt. One of the trends that have risen from the adaptation is DIY crafts and clothing. Seeing that clothes are now costing an arm and a leg, crafty people have taken to sewing their own.

However, since most are just doing it as a hobby and not really on a professional scale, many opt to get handheld sewing machines instead of regular ones. This is partly because they are more affordable, require little to no space, and are easily portable. One of the most repeated positive reviews has to be its flexibility. Perfect for times when all you need to do a quick mending or readjusting onset, or somewhere you can't carry your regular sewing machine. Below is a quick but detailed review of the best handheld sewing machines in the UK.

  • Vogvigo Mini Hand Sewing Machine, Handheld Sewing Machine, Mini Cordless Portable Sewing Machine

Ever since its inception, Vogvigo has continually blessed its consumers with quality machines- this mini hand sewing machine is no exception.  Weighing only 270 grams and 7x21x5 dimensions, it is safe to say this sewing machine is lightweight and portable. Unlike the regular sewing machine, this one is straightforward to carry to the site and for emergency fitting adjustments. Its minimal and cheap spare parts make it very easy and affordable to maintain. It makes a perfect gift for someone who has just started the sewing journey.

The best part about this model is you can use it on any fabric, be it silk, cotton, wool, polyester, etc. However, you need to make sure the material is neither too thick nor too thin to maintain it in its best shape. If you want the best results, ensure your material is 1.8mm or less. Any more will give you ugly looking stitch lines and might even damage some parts.

If you are just starting and don't want a complicated sewing machine, this one is an excellent option. It is designed with only four-thread points that you can disassemble using a button and a customizable mounting plate. The precise positioning of the threading points makes it very easy to work on clothes without taking them off.

Since it is cordless, this sewing machine runs on 4AA batteries, or if you want to, a 6v power supply. However, these are not included in the package, so you have to purchase them separately. At the touch of a button, you can quickly connect this device to a flat edge.

Components in the package of this machine

9 x Spool with Spool(Random Color)

10*safety pin

2 x Needle

1 x Manual Sewing Machine

1 x Exercise Cloth

1 x Extension Spindle

1 x Threader

1 x Scissors (Random Color)

1 x Tape Measure

1 x User Manual

  • FRGFH portable mini sewing machine, portable mini sewing machine electric stitch for fabric crafts, and home use.

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Judging by its 5-star rating and raving reviews, this white FRGHF sewing machine is one of the best ones yet. Since it weighs roughly 299 grams, including batteries and has 22.9 x 15.2 x 5.1 cm dimensions, this product is well suited for carrying from place to place. Perfect for those people who do not have a lot of space in their house as it is very compact or those people that are always traveling.

No matter the material that you want to use, whether its silk, drapes, denim, fabrics, etc. this machine has got you covered. However, the material need not be over 1.8mm in thickness. Its versatility and easy to use features make it a perfect fit for sewing people of all skill levels. You can quickly line it with a flat edge as it has an automatic movement feature.

When making a purchase, ensure you buy 4 AA batteries or a DC 6v 800Ma power adapter as they are not included in the package. Do not mix old and new batteries or mix batteries of different brands as they may spoil your device. If compared to its counterparts of similar quality, this machine is very affordable and user friendly for long sewing jobs.

The package contains easy to follow instructions that are well tailored for beginners. If you don't understand anything on it or want more clarity, FRGFH has a more reliable customer service that is always willing to help.

Mini Sewing Machine,Handheld Sewing Machine Portable Mini Sewing Machine Electric Stitch Household Tool for Fabric, Crafts, Home Travel Use (Battery Not Included) (White)

Components of the package

1 x Handheld Sewing Machine(Batteries are not included)

1 x Sewing Needles

12 x Bobbins

10 Safety Pins

1x Measuring Tape

1 x Needle Threader

1x long -stick

1 x Measuring Tape;

1 x Detailed User Manual

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  • TTMOW Mini Handheld Sewing Machine, Quick Handy Stitch for Fabric, Clothing, Kids Clothes, Home and Travel Use

TTMOW Mini Handheld Sewing Machine Quick Stitch for Fabric, Clothing, Kids Cloth Home Travel Use (White)

If you are just beggining your sewing journey and would like an affordable, comfortable use and portable handheld sewing machine, this machine from TTMOW will blow your mind. Coming from a company that has continually given us quality products, this machine does not disappoint the brand.

If you were used to making adjustments and sewing using a needle, you would appreciate the efficiency and the precious time this electric sewing machine will accord you. Since it only weighs 250g, you can carry it everywhere, whether for travel or to make last-minute adjustments or clients in under a few minutes.

It is made of high-quality plastic and has a few steel parts making it very durable so long as you take the necessary precautions to take care of it. This device is versatile and suitable for making anything so long as it's not thicker than 1.8mm. Many people use it or sewing dolls, clothes, toy crafts, curtains, name tags, leather items, denim, just to name but a few.

TTMOW Mini Handheld Sewing Machine Quick Stitch for Fabric, Clothing, Kids Cloth Home Travel Use (White)

The designers took their time coming up with this masterpiece. They went with high-quality ABS material, hence the reviews saying it does not age or get destroyed easily. This makes it a perfect gift for someone who has kids potentially going to knock it over. Or just if the adult is clumsy.

You can either use it in cordless mode, purchase 4 x AA batteries or use it with a cord, and purchase a DC 6V power adapter. Al in all, you can easily use it anywhere in the midst of your travels. It is excellent for both beginners and professionals as it has automatic movement when you line on a flat edge. So if you are looking to make DIY sessions more enjoyable and want to complete your sewing projects a little faster, this affordable piece is a great option.

Since it is a one-line sewing machine, you will need to tie a knot lest the line falls off. Besides that, use correct batteries bought at the same time from the same brand and don't tighten the thread too much, and you will have a seamless user experience with this beauty.

TTMOW Mini Handheld Sewing Machine Quick Stitch for Fabric, Clothing, Kids Cloth Home Travel Use (White)

Components of the device

1 x Handheld sewing machine

1 x English Instruction Manual

9 x Bobbin sewing thread

1 x Needles

1 x Scissors

1 * Measuring Tape

10 x Safty pins

1 x Threader

1 x Spindle

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  • Homealexa Hand Sewing Machine Mini Handheld Sewing Machine Portable Electric Hand Sewing Machine

If you want a quality hand he dewing machine yet don't want to spend a fortune; this particular device is a good pick for you. Coming from Home Alexa, the brand's name precedes it. It comes in a beautiful light blue color and has a lovely compact design made with ABS material. Highly recommended for people of all skills set, and it has flat sides that move automatically. When laid on a flat surface, this device can easily sew by itself without any additional support.

There are no limitations to what you can sew with it so long as the material is 1.8mm. This device is well equipped to tackle denim, leather, fabric, clothing, hem pants, crafts, silk, wool, etc. Its shape and design allow it to get to places that conventional sewing machines would have trouble reaching. This makes it perfect for mending and adjusting clothes while the model still has them on. Its small and compact size allows you to carry it from place to place without feeling like it's a bother.

If you are looking for a perfect gift for a crafty person or are looking to develop the sewing skills of your kids, this device will serve you well. It comes with two power modes- you can either use it with 4 AA batteries or a DC 6V power adapter.

 It comes with a one-year warranty, and the team at Home Alexa is always more than willing to give you clarity on what you likely do not understand. One of the most common problems is people saying the device suddenly stopped threading; most of the time, it's because it was not set up correctly, so don't be alarmed.

Components of the package

1 x hand sewing machine

1 x fabric

1 x extended brooch

1 x needle threader > 2 x spare needles

9 x colored spool

10 x pins

1 x scissors

1 x measuring tape

1 x instruction manual

Advantages of a handheld sewing machine

Handheld sewing machines are the future as they make everything so much easier. Here are a few of its benefits

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  • Portability

As the name suggests, a handheld sewing machine is small enough to fit in your hand and light enough to fit in a small bag. This allows you to carry it around without much hassle.

  • Convenience

Most of these devices can easily fit in places other than conventional machines would never. You can also efficiently conduct hem alterations or clothes adjustments without taking off the curtains from its rods or undressing.

  • Affordable

Unlike regular sewing machines, one can get a good quality handheld device for less than 20 euros. The best part is, this doesn't mean that the quality is compromised.

  • Cordless

You can always take off the cord and use batteries, allowing you flexibility and comfort, otherwise a myth if you are using a regular sewing machine.

  • Attachments

For less than 20 euros of its full price, these handheld sewing machines come complete with a package full of the attachments you need to start your sewing.

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  • Variety of options

Since handheld sewing machines debuted years ago, very many brands have created different versions. So you have very many varieties to choose from; hence it's easier to find what works for you individually.

Disadvantages of a handheld sewing machine

As is with most commercial devices, portable sewing machines have a downside too. Here are a few drawbacks worth noting

  • Not flexible

Due to the machine's shape and design, you cannot use it for extended periods of time without getting tired. This makes it hard to complete large projects forcing you to stick on small ones.

  • Limited uses

Since you can only use a handheld sewing machine along the edge, you are very limited to the number of things you can create.

  • Fabrics

You will notice that almost all the handheld sewing machines that are of top quality can only support the fabric of 1.8mm. Those that say they can support thicker fabric end up giving you lousy stitches.

Summary

In our current day and age, technological advancements are leaning towards convenience. This is why handheld sewing machines are gaining popularity fast. Not only do they allow you to easily port them around, but also come at a very affordable price. They have made it easy for anyone to delve into the sewing world as you can take it with you on holiday, use it part-time as a hobby, etc.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Kirsten

Kirsten Carter is a freelance content writer who specialises in writing about travel, technology and health. When she's not traveling between her home of Tanzania and England, she writes for her blog Rightminded Travelling and features on a variety of different travel and technology sites.
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