The characteristics and abilities of the Juki HZL-27Z sewing machine will help you do even complicated sewing projects. Different from the others in its price range, the HZL-27Z can work easily with thick fabric. It is the sewing machine for beginners, which is designed with only 2 stitch patterns and sewing speed only reaching 550 stitches per minute. However, this speed slower than average speed does not enable you to adjust to fit your preference.
As a mechanical sewing machine, Juki HZL-27Z has no start/stop button yet four-step buttonhole. Every manipulation is done by the foot controller. The power cord is similar as the foot controller and AC. The LED lights will turn on when the machine is switched on. If you need reverse or select the stitches, you only use the reverse stitch lever or rotate the stitch selecting dial. By using the adjusting dial, you can adjust the stitch length. The thread tension adjuster at the upper of Juki HZL-27Z will help you when the thread tension do something wrong.
It is assured that the storage part of this sewing machine is large enough for all of your accessories. It is easy for you to take the storage component off the machine when you need space for free arm sewing. A transparent together with a bobbin system help you make a careful observation of the thread supply. An automatic needle threader and thread cutter are also provided on Juki HZL-27Z
This sewing machine is suitable to the first beginners to learn sewing thanks to some automatic features such as needle threader and bobbin winder which is useful when you want to finish normal sewing work fast and efficiently. The twin needle ability of the machine will make hemming clothing easier.
However, Juki HZL-27Z has operation style of one four-step button hole requiring you to measure manually the button size and mark the fabric with the appropriate dimensions. After each part, stitching will stop. If need rotate the dial to next step prior to sewing. Sewing extra identical-sized button holes asks you repeat the drawback. In addition, a dial is used when you want to control the tension of the sewing machine.
This sewing machine has the light weight, only 13 pounds, so that you can easily carry it away. In spite of that, please be noted that it does not has a transportation case or handle. Apart from the standard features as sewing light, built-in thread cutter and free arm, the sewing machine also is designed with a bobbin attached in a clear case. You can simply load and replace the thread.
The other weak point of this machine is without an extension table which is very necessary when you do a larger projects, but it has a responsive foot controller. The needle threader is painless and operate perfectly, which is unlike the others bragging the useless ones. Every part of the sewing machine look quite consistent. The manual is very clear to understand together with a good instructional DVD. This sturdy sewing machine has very impressive quality. Even no a single flimsy looking part on this sewing machine. Its presser foot lift is proper to thick fabric tasks.
In conclusion, Juki HZL-27Z is a durable sewing machine suitable to beginning sewer to learn which is highly recommended for you to buy. The automatic features support you a lot to learn faster and more efficiently. It can work easily with thick denim. Lacking some accessories is not a big problem when users find it helpful while you practice every basic manipulation on it.