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List Rules Compact sewing machines that are portable and/or easy to carry only

These are the best small sewing machines currently available on the market, as ranked by seamstresses and fashion industry professionals. Creative DIYers depend on a good mini sewing machine to make quick repairs on the fly. It’s important to purchase a top-rated small sewing machine to ensure that the thread you are using doesn’t jam in the machine and that the thread glides through the surface of the fabric smoothly. Small sewing machines are the most efficient tool you can use for at home sewing projects, especially when you have limited space.

A good handheld sewing machine won't replace your industrial sewing machine, but it will allow you to take on versatile projects where a quick fix is needed. While you could do some of this work by hand, it is usually worth the investment to ensure that your work is completed with consistency and quality.

This list includes Singer mini sewing machines, Brother sewing machines, and other leading brands. If you are asking yourself, “What brand of small sewing machine should I buy?” You can use this list of top small sewing machines to inform your decision, compare prices, find cheap small sewing machines, and be confident that you are buying the best brand of sewing machine on the market.
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Janome Sew Mini Sewing Machine is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
Janome America Inc - Janome Sew Mini is made in the same factory as Janome's full size sewing machines. The Janome SewMini has many of the same features. The Sew Mini is a great second machine for the experienced user, a starter machine for the young enthusiast or perfect for travel.

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Michley Lss-202 Lil' Sew & Sew... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
Michley - The LSS-202 from Michley is a mini sewing machine that features double thread, double speed and automatic thread rewind. You can use hand switch or foot pedal to start. Foot pedal, adaptor, and thread bag included. Uses DC 6V power.

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Smartek Rx-08 Mini Sewing Mach... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
Smartek Rx-08 Mini Sewing Machine With Pedal Smartek - Smartek RX-08 Mini sewing machine handles all kinds of fabric and paper. It's compact size lets you easily carry around the house. It is also a double stitch machine with 2 speeds, has a foot pedal, can use standard spool of thread, 4 metal bobbins, 3 needles and 1 threaded included.

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Singer Pixie-plus Craft Machin... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
The SINGER Pixie Plus is the craft machine you need for all your crafting, hemming, and mending projects. Small and portable, the Pixie Plus runs on either AC power or four AA batteries (not included).

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Michley Lss-505 Lil' Sew & Sew... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
Michley - TheLSS-505 from Michley is a multi-purpose sewing machine that features double thread, double speed, 8 built-in stitch patterns, forward and reverse sewing and automatic thread rewind. Sews sleeves and had a built-in sewing light. Use hand switch or foot pedal to start. Drawer, thread cutter, foot pedal, adaptor, and thread bag included.

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Sunbeam Mini Sewing Machine SB... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
Sunbeam Mini Sewing Machine SB08 SUNBEAM Mini Sewing Machine. This is a mini portable battery operated sewing machine with included foot pedal which controls the speed of the sewing machine. It can also be operated via electricity using a power adapter (not included)

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Sunbeam SB1800 Compact Sewing ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
Sunbeam SB1800 Compact Sewing Machine Sunbeam Compact Sewing Machine. The Sunbeam Sewing machine is ideal for all your and hemming needs. Designed for all those little mishaps that happen, it is easy to setup and use. Twelve stitches and a top drop in bobbin with a clear view plate makes this machine the perfect little tool for quick mending and hemming.

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Sew Crafty Mini Sewing Machine... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
Provo Craft - Scrapbookers, paper crafters, and arts and crafts enthusiasts will enjoy the Sew Crafty Mini's versatile design, as it allows easy tabletop or hand-held operation for all of your craft projects. Sew accents onto your scrapbook pages, make fabric envelopes, add stiches to cards, sew outlines on paper projects, and even sew paper or fabric layers together instead of using glue.

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Singer Pixieplus Electric Sewi... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
Singer Pixieplus Electric Sewing Machine Singer Sewing Co - Craft, sew or repair where and when you want with the Singer Pixie Plus: The Craft Machine. This little "keeper," which runs either on batteries or regular AC current, is perfect for your boat, camper or anywhere you want to sew or craft.

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Michley Lil' Sew & Sew LSS-505... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
Michley - The LSS-505 from Michley is a multi-purpose sewing machine that features double thread, double speed, 8 built-in stitch patterns, forward and reverse sewing and automatic thread rewind. Sews sleeves and had a built-in sewing light. Use hand switch or foot pedal to start. Drawer, thread cutter, foot pedal, adaptor, and thread bag included.

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Rex Mini Sewing Machine is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
Smartek USA Inc - Sew professional-quality creations at home with the Rex cordless sewing machines Using double-threading, the machine offers a durable lockstitch for any mending project. Its cordless design lets you take the sewing machine to the project and it sews through all kinds of fabric, from silk to denim. The Rex machine even works on arts and crafts projects!

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Singer Sewing Co 4 Sttich Mend... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
Singer Sewing Co 4 Sttich Mending Machine Singer Sewing Co - Singer Sewing Co 4 sttich mending machine4 Stitch Mending Machine- 4 sttich pattern crafting and mending machine 4Stitch Patterns Straight Zigzag Appliqu RampartBuilt-in Accessory Storage Reverse Sewing Top Drop-In Bobbin Sews with Monofilament Compact DesignWorkspace Light High Low Sewing Speed Comes...

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Tomtop Mini Electric Sewing Ma... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
TOMTOP - Features: 2 Switching speeds are available. AC/DC operation, requires 4 AA batteries or AC adapter. (Both not included) Note: For correct operation, please refer to the instruction manual before using. Method of operation: 1. Use the handwheel to raise needle to the highest position, lift the cloth pressing plate by using the back handle and then put into the cloth.

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Kenmore 11206 Three Quarter Si... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
Kenmore - Take advantage of the full-size capabilities in this smaller, compact machine. Includes dust cover, 2 plastic bobbins, buttonhole opener, needle set, spool pin felt, buttonhole foot, darning plate.

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Janome 3128 Sewing Machine is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
Janome 3128 Sewing Machine Janome America Inc - The Janome 3128 is a quality entry level model offered at a fantastic price! The Janome 3128 features 8 built-in stitches and a four-step buttonhole. Dial pattern selection and stitch width adjustment and length adjustment ensures ease of use. Great features like a free arm and drop feed make them versatile for all types of sewing.

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Singer Handy Stitch Hand Held ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
The Easy Stitch Sewing Machine is a remarkable hand-held sewing machine. Now you can sew, cut, mend, and work on other small projects with ease without dragging out your bulky sewing machine. Easy Stitch is great for college students and handy while travelling

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Janome 11706 3/4 Size Hello Ki... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
Janome - The Hello Kitty is a fully function 3/4 model that is perfect for the beginning sewist! It offers a free arm and a carry handle for easy portability. This 12-lb. machine offers 11 stitches, including 2 stretch stitches and a built-in buttonhole. Standard Janome quality and durability make this the perfect machine for a first-time sewist as a quilting machine to take to classes.

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Brother LS2125I Easy-to-use Se... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines

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Singer 1507WC Sewing Machine is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
The SINGER 1507WC sewing machine The Singer 1507WC is an eight-stitch machine that works well for beginners. If you need a machine for simple sewing projects, this machine is designed for you. With eight built-in stitches, the machine has options for basic sewing and decorative projects. The carrying handle on the machine and included canvas cover make the machine convenient for sewing class use and home storage.

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Shark By Euro-pro Sewing Machi... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
Shark By Euro-pro Sewing Machine Euro-Pro - Through three generations of family management, the Euro-ProR brand on a sewing machine has stood for precision, attention to detail and unmatched customer service. Be assured all our sewing machines are expertly tested, precisely adjusted, and ready to meet any challenge. As with models only available...

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Euro-pro 1100 Dressmaker Ii Se... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
Euro-pro 1100 Dressmaker Ii Sewing Center Euro-Pro - stitch length adjustment and reverse sewing compact and lightweight for easy portability.

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Brother Cs6000i Feature-rich S... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
Brother - Create, sew and quilt - easily and affordably Brother CS6000i 60-Stitch Computerized Sewing Machine with Wide Table User-friendly and portable, the CS6000i offers a wide range of sewing and quilting features, all at a price thats easy on your budget. Select from 60 built-in sewing stitches, including...

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Janome 15822 Hello Kitty Sewin... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
Janome - The Hello Kitty 15822 is as cute as it is functional. This mechanical sewing machine offers 22 stretch and utility stitches and 1 one-step buttonhole. You'll enjoy the convenience of a built-in needle threader and slip on presser feet. This model is free arm convertible for easy sewing in tight spaces.

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Portable Mini 2-speed Sewing M... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
Makes Fast Quality Stitching. Light Weight and Compact. Fix Mend or Repair in Seconds. Dual Speed Control. Batteries not Included.Product Features2 SpeedDouble ThreadFoot pedal OperationBattery Operated, Uses 4 AA Batteries.Accessories IncludedTechnical DetailsModel: CE10131

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Michley Lil' Sew And Sew Lss-3... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
Michley Lil' Sew And Sew Lss-338 Portable Sewing Machine Michley - The LSS-338 from Michley is a portable sewing machine that features double thread, double speed and automatic thread rewind. You can straight stitch or Z stitch with this machine with adjustable stitch widths. You can use hand switch or foot pedal to start. Foot pedal, adaptor, and thread bag included.

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Singer Quickfix Mend Machine is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
Singer Quikfix - 4 Stiches including blind hem stich Easy Threading Top Drop-in Bobbin Dual Speed Reverse Stitching Even sews with Monofilament!

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Michley Lil' Sew & Sew Lss-339... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
Michley - The LSS-339 from Michley is a portable sewing machine that features double thread, double speed and automatic thread rewind. You can straight stitch or Z stitch with this machine with adjustable stitch widths. You can use hand switch or foot pedal to start. Foot pedal, adaptor, and thread bag included.

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Sewing Genie With Bonus Handst... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
Sewing Genie With Bonus Handstitcher BRAND NOT SPECIFIED - Just because you don't have room for a sewing machine and accessories doesn't mean your buttons won't fall off! SAVE BIG! Sews heavy fabrics like denim and leather! It's compact, just 7 1/2 x 4 x 7 3/4"h. and weighs 2 lbs. Comes threaded and easy to use. Runs on AA batteries the included AC adapter with 70" cord.

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Sew D'lite Supreme Portable Se... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
Sew D'lite Supreme Portable Sewing Machine

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Singer Stitch Sew Quick is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
Dyno Merchandise - This hand held sewing machine compact and portable; excellent for on-the-spot repairs and is lightweight and powerful. Repair drapes without taking them down; repair clothing without taking it off; repair bedding without stripping the bed and so much more. This battery operated machine is great for silks, denim,wool, leather and crafts.

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Dyno Merchandise Easy Stitcher... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
Dyno Merchandise Easy Stitchers Table Top Sewing Machine Dyno Merchandise - Sews from silk to denim with perfect stitch control. Easy to use step by step instructions are included making it a perfect machine for beginners

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Sew-on-the-go Portable Sewing ... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
Regal - Sew on the go with our fantastic take-along stitcher. It's small but mighty. Fits in your hand. Lets you sew a droopy hem without slipping out of your skirt. take up the draperies without taking them down. mend a torn pocket or split seam with ease. Choose from bobbins of black and white thread, then squeeze to do the job.

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White Sc20 Sew Cute Battery/ac... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
White Sc20 Sew Cute Battery/ac Sewing Machine White - The White SC20 Sew Cute sewing machine sews a chain-locking stitch and comes ready to sew. The mini size is just right for quick mending and easy storage. It is lightweight, yet durable and boasts powdered alloy gears and all-metal bobbins. It comes with an AC adapter, but can also run on four AA batteries.

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Personal Sewer Plus is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
Personal Sewer Plus Personal Sewer Plus - Personal Sewer Plus Hand-held double stitich, the Personal Sewer Plus is the amazing portable, mini sewing machine. So compact you can hold it in the palm of your hand, so portable it can be stored in a drawer. Even if you've never sewed a stitch, you can sew like a pro with Personal Sewer Plus. The...

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Sunbeam Sb1818 Compact Sewing ... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
Sunbeam Compact Sewing Machine. The Sunbeam Sewing machine is ideal for all your and hemming needs. Designed for all those little mishaps that happen, it is easy to setup and use. Twelve stitches and a top drop in bobbin with a clear view plate makes this machine the perfect little tool for quick mending and hemming.

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Smartek Mini Sewing Machine Co... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
Smartek Mini Sewing Machine Cordless Red Smartek - Sew with ease all kinds of fabrics like silk, denim, leather, crafts and paper. The handle has been conveniently designed so you can easily carry it to sew, mend or repair all around town! This mini sewing machine features: Pre-threaded and read to use, double stitch, uses standard thread, press release on/off, 4 metal bobbins w/thread, two speeds-high/low, three needles, one threader and one spindle.

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Image® 2013 New Household Clot... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
BrainyTrade - IMAGE® - is a registered trademark protected by the US Trademark Law. Image® products are sold by authorized sellers only.

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GZ Mini Handheld Sewing Machin... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines

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Style Elements Mini Sewing Mac... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
Style Elements Mini Sewing Machine With 100 Accessories Style Elements - style elements mini sewing machine Double thread Automatic thread rewind Straight stitch Pre-threaded and ready to use Push botton on/off switch 2 speeds Standard pool of thread can be used Can be used with or without pedal AC/DC operation Requires 4 AA batteries or Ac Adapter Overall size 7.8 in w x 4 in d x 7.

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Singer Chainstitch Sewing Mach... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
Singer Chainstitch Sewing Machine NKOK - Singer Chain Stitch Sewing Machine: Battery Operated. Create your own fashion designs with this Singer Chain-stitch 540 Sewing Machine. This battery operated machine features working lights; tension dial; foot pedal controller and storage compartment. A do-it-yourself booklet is included with designs for a bookmark; shoulder bag; photo frame and a hanging wall pocket.

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Dritz Sewing Machine Lil' Stit... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
Dritz Sewing Machine Lil' Stitch Mini Cordless Dritz Notions - The Lil' StitchTM is ideal for quick repairs and simple sewing projects. Its compact size and cordless feature allow you to take and store it virtually anywhere! Perfect for offices - vacations - and college students away from home.

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Image® Mini Handheld Sewing Ma... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
BrainyTrade - 100% Brand New and High Quality The power of a big Machine-Even sews through Denim Repairs Delicate Fabrics like silk Battery powered (uses 4 AA batteries not included). can be use in Denim,Silk,Crafts,Drapes Can be seam thickness 1.8MM, too big, too hard, thick seam certainly not. Weight: 300g Package includes: 1 x Handheld Sewing Machine, 1 x Bobbin With Thread and Needle Note: Please install the battery as the picture shows.

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Smartek Usa Rx-01 Handheld Sew... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
Smartek - Handheld Cordless Sewing Machine is ideal for quick repairs or jobs that conventional desktop machines can't handle. Comes complete with everything you need to get started. Includes: 4 metal pre-threaded bobbins, 3 sewing needles, 1 needle threader, and 1 extra spool pin for regular size thread. Features: Compact and lightweight, built for long term use, practical and easy to use .

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As Seen On Tv Handy Stitch Han... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Small Sewing Machines
The cordless sewing machine. Handy Stitch is the portable hand-held sewing machine that packs the power of larger, more expensive machines. It's great for quick repairs or jobs that conventional desktop machines can't handle, like sewing curtains while on the rod, or mending a torn pocket without having to remove your pants.