Whether it is beginners or more advanced sewers, the RLX3817A can take care of all your stitching needs. With its customized stitches and added sewing feet, you are all set to glam up your wardrobe.
Features of RLX3817A 17-Stitch Sewing Machine
User friendly is the first phrase that comes to mind when you think of the RLX3817A sewing machine. Here are some of its other features.
The Brother RLX3817A comes with 17 different stitches pre-programmed into it. The selection process is very simple. You can choose the one you want using the stitch selection dial. The numbers and the corresponding patterns are printed on it so you will know exactly what you are choosing.
It can also help you to put in an auto-sized buttonhole in four easy steps.
The machine has a free arm that makes it easier if you are sewing something cylindrical, like cuffs or sleeves. It gives you better control over the fabric and you can ensure your stitches are straight.
Easy Bobbin Winder
With the upper thread and bobbin in place, you can wind the bobbin with the push of a single button. The winder ensures that there is an adequate amount of tension as you begin your project.
The most important feature of the RLX3817A is its affordability. It is a purchase you can make easily without having to worry about your savings. That makes this sewing machine a great gift option as well. While it might not have as many features as PQ1500SL or HC1850, it provides all your basic needs when it comes to sewing.
Many people often mistake this model to be designed for kids’ hobbies. Let us clarify this right away. It is not! It is a full-fledged machine that is just small and portable.
- Ideal for beginners and DIY projects.
- The machine is small, handy and easy to carry if you are taking up sewing classes.
- It is definitely affordable.
- Choosing stitch patterns is incredibly easy.
- It comes with four sewing feet – the zigzag, zipper, button and buttonhole.
- The work area is brightly lit with an LED light.
- The RLX3817A uses an exclusive jam-resistant technology that makes sure the thread runs smoothly from the bobbin to the needle.
- The quick-set drop-in bobbin set up also ensures that your bobbin stays in place. You can also keep track of it if it is running out of thread.
- The tension control button on the top of the machine will help you to avoid missed or puckered stitches.
- It comes with a protective soft cover you can use to shield your machine from dust.
- It also comes with a detailed instructional CD.
- You have two color choices to choose from.
- It is lightweight and therefore a little fragile. Use and store it carefully.
- Considering its price, repair and maintenance will probably be as expensive as or more expensive than the product itself. It is easier to replace than repair.
- You cannot adjust the length of your stitch. But the product does not claim to have any of the fancier features. At the end of the day, you get what you pay for.
- The parts are almost entirely made of plastic.
The RLX3817A 17-stitch sewing machine has no airs and graces about what it is! It is a simple sewing machine that is ideal for beginners or if you are caught up in the DIY wave. It performs all the basic functions that are expected of a sewing machine and it is really easy to move it around. Not that it matters, but the machine looks absolutely adorable too!