I reviewed all 5 Brother overlockers stocked in the UK. See what the differences are between them, which are worth buying, and which to avoid!
Review: Find out which Janome overlocker is the best. And learn which 3 Janome overlockers I DON’T recommend buying.
This is part 3 of my ‘best overlockers’ series. Today we’re looking at the best overlock machines with automatic tension. Automatic tension means the overlocker will choose stitch settings for you, creating (near enough) perfect stitches immediately. You won’t need to experiment with settings to get a good stitch. This removes a huge frustration. To … Read more
In my search to find the best overlocker, I reviewed and compared 40+ overlock machines sold in the UK. This meant weeks of talking to overlocker specialists, analysing online manuals, and scrutinizing sales pages. I received advice from 12 industry experts: 3 overlocker technicians and 9 overlocker sellers. Here’s what I’ve learned. Best overlockers: In … Read more
If you’re a beginner who won’t use your overlocker often, don’t need fancy features, and want something cheap, I think the best beginner overlockers are (in order of preference): Brother 3034dwt Brother 2104d Brother m343d Elna 664 (All the links go to Amazon). I chose these after comparing 40+ machines and calling overlocker sellers and … Read more
This is part 2 of my ‘best overlockers’ series. Today we’re looking at the best overlock machines with automatic air threading. With these machines, you press a button and they thread the loopers for you with a whoosh of air. I analysed 12 UK overlockers with air threading. Narrowing it down to my favourite was … Read more