Brother International Corporation has hit the market again with a midrange digital sewing machine. Having earned the reputation as a leading supplier of innovative products, have excited the market again with this innovative sewing machine called Brother Project Runaway CS5055PRW. Definitely, Brother Engineers that produced this digital machine have beginners in mind while designing it.
Brother CS5055PRW marginalized the large gap between a beginner and a professional. With the ease involved with the use of Brother CS5055PRW, everyone is bound to love sewing at first trial. Being midrange range sewing machine, Brother Project Runaway CS5055PRW has all the basic features found in every other sewing machine plus extra features.
This extra features makes it outstanding for most customers. At the same time the product is not as costly as one would expect. We will look into some of the feature before diving into the pros and cons of this digital sewing machine.
CS5055PRW comes with variety of stitches which makes work very easy and hassle free. Every stitch is readily available on the machine, so all you have to do is just to make your selection based on your preference. Some of the selections include zigzag, blind hem, overcasting, stretch, feather stitch etc. One good thing about the machine is that it will recommend the stitches for you based on the type of job you want to work on. With this, a beginner doesn’t need to worry again.
The display screen gives you the flexibility to make the appropriate selection of stitches. Once you hit the push button, the selected stitches display on the LCD screen. This helps to know which stitch works for you and the one that doesn’t work for you.
That you are sewing all the time doesn’t mean that you have to strain your eyes all the time. Brother International Corporation corrected the missing tool one would regard as error in other midrange machines by incorporating an automatic needle threader to Brother Project RunawayCS5055PRW. With this added advantage, one will easily work with no stress at all.
The machine gives you the option to choose from 5 different 1-step buttonhole styles. These buttonhole styles are custom-sized to suit specific works.
The drop feed system allows you to be in control of the free-motion quilting with ease. This brings more creativity to the sewing job.
Also found with Brother Project Runaway CS5955PRW is its built in LED light. The LED light gives you the capability to work in dark area. It lightens your work place. But there has been negative report on its functionality.
This is a great add-on to the machine. With its clear cover, it allows you to see when your machine is low on thread. Once you notice the low thread on the machine, just drop in your bobbin and pull the thread through the slot. That makes your work easygoing.
As generally known, spool pin is only found in expensive high range sewing machines. This spool pin is also included in this machine, thanks to Brother International Corporation. The spool pin helps you to ensure consistent feeding of the material.
Now we move on to the pros and cons of the machine. We have mentioned some interesting things about Brother Project Runaway CS5055PRW, but it doesn’t mean that it has no negatives. Sure, what you feel is OK for you may not be OK for the next person. So, the pros and cons we are going to detail below are based on the reviews from hundreds of customers that have used the product. Let’s get started.
Brother Project Runaway CS5055PRW is highly friendly when it comes to its setup. With its optimized design, anybody can easily set it up for use. Its digital design makes it great for easy handling. Owing to its versatility, the machine is designed to make work easier and faster for beginners, and promote efficient work output for intermediate level sewers. Most professional sewers recommend it, but not for heavy duty jobs as it may not be able to withstand the stress.
This is the area where Brother Intertional Corporation has received most 5 star rating for this great machine. Whether you are new to sewing or you have many years of experience in the system, as long as you have the manual with you there is no need attending classes to learn how to use the machine. The manual explicitly explained the step by step guide on how to use the machine. Brother Project Runaway CS5055PRW manual has the potential to quickly turn a beginner into an intermediate sewer.
When using this machine you will have this belief that the machine has inbuilt soundproof. This feature makes CS5055PRW highly recommended to work with, especially in quiet environments. Some sewers that are nursing mothers said that this machine makes their days great, as the machine doesn’t disturb their babies from good sleep. Another sewer that uses Brother Project Runaway CS5055PRW said that the machine makes her to be conscious of the environment. The comment came from her because she can virtually hear every sound from neighborhood while working with the machine. This makes CS5055PRW stand out from other midrange sewing machines.
Loading the Bobbin of this machine is very easy for both beginners and professionals. Hundreds of users have highlighted this feature. From experience, the Bobbin is always easy to fill and set in the machine.
Brother Project Runaway CS5055PRW has a very light weight of around 14lb with dimension of about 19x11x16. It makes it easier to carry about without burning out. Beginners are highly grateful for this innovative product that enables them to carry their machine to class without pain. The product is also perfect for those sewers that move about to amend clothes for customers in neighborhood.
This machine has surprised many on the things it is capable of doing. One of them is its high efficiency in stitching through thick materials. Owing to its simple look, one may fill that it is only used to sew light materials. No! It does a great job on thick materials as well. Though, some users has reported that it finds it difficult to work on certain thicker materials like leather and denim, that has not taken away its recommendations.
CS5055PRW has an automatic needle threader. This alleviates the pain sewers pass through when trying to fix their threat to needle. No need to strain your eyes again since Brother Project Runaway CS5055PRW can perfectly do the job for you. Some users said that the self threader may not be as easy to use as the old Brothers but with few tries you will get it right.
Despite all the features found in this machine, its price is regarded as reasonable by users. Considering its full loaded features, many are finding it hard to believe that it is still prized as a midrange sewing machine.
This is a red alert for this product. Most customers have pointed out on this, saying that the LED light is too dim to be useful. It is not good that a machine would have light attached on it but would not be used in dark area without external light. This is the major area that needs urgent improvement on the product since almost all users are complaining on it. We expect Brother International Corporation to look into the matter and take necessary action as soon as possible.
Some individuals have reported that Brother Project Runaway CS5055PRW is always difficult to stop. When reaching the end of seam, it is recommended to slow down as the machine doesn’t always stop when you want it to. Even after removing your foot from the presser foot. Though this is coming from few users, it is worthy to take note of.
This digital sewing machine is mainly made of plastic material. Some people are disappointed with this idea. But despite the plastic material used to build it, the sewing machine has been confirmed to be durable.
This may not sound nice to new users or beginners. The hand seems too awkward to be easily handled by new users, especially, those that are new in the field. But this issue can be easily overcome by using two hands to handle it.
Though the Bobbin is very easy to fill and set in the machine, it does not always fill evenly. At times this may look frustrating if you are new to the sewing machine. But using the manual as your guide, almost all the problems discussed above can easily be maneuvered.
On a general note, this particular model of Brother Product is good for moderate use. A sewing machine with full functionalities and computerized system add-on is capable of improving your efficiency. Also, the price makes it a good buy for anyone that comes across it. The machine has the major factors required in business; cost effective, efficient and durable.