Brother CS6000i Sew Advance Sew Affordable 60-Stitch Computerized Free-Arm Sewing Machine Review

The Brother CS6000i sewing machine is an advanced computerized sewing machine which can satisfy all your sewing needs. The problems associated with traditional hand spun, foot peddled sewing machines are overcome in this state of the art machine. At the heart of the machine is a mini computer which processes the inputs from the user regarding stitching styles and button styles and stitches the fabric accordingly.

Brother CS6000i Sew Advance Sew Affordable 60-Stitch Computerized Free-Arm Sewing Machine

Easy to use operation

An LCD screen displays the options for stitch selection. There are over 60 built in options to choose from and many other 7 styles of button stitching. The length and width of each stitch are also displayed on the LCD. A keypad on the machine allows users to select his preference. The display also instructs the use of proper foot for different types of stitching. The upper thread tension can be adjusted by a dial and set by the user as required for various fabrics and threads. Users have the manual option of pedaling to operate the machine or they can use the inbuilt start / stop button. A reverse sewing button provides the option of reverse stitching. Reverse sewing helps to lock the stitches at the start and end of each seam so that it doesn’t unravel. Dual LED lighting lights up the sewing area so that you can see your needle and seam placement. The CS6000i is a free arm sewing machine. Small items like sleeves and cuffs can be sewn by detaching the free arm. The machine has a large extension table for large projects involving quilts and similar bulky fabrics.

Advanced features

The CS6000i is loaded with features which does stitching looks like a breeze. It has a wide variety of sewing feet including a bonus quilt foot package. The machine comes with a cover to store it safely when not in use. Accessories include extra screw driver, eyelet punch, cleaning brush, seam ripper, twin needle, additional spool pin, needle set, bobbins and a variety of presser feet. Included feet are: button fitting foot, zipper foot, overcasting foot, blind stitch foot, buttonhole foot and monogramming foot. The machine comes with a foot control, power cord and instruction manual.


  • Quickset, Drop-In Bobbin and Thread Cutter
  • LCD screen
  • 7 styles of auto buttonholes
  • Automatic needle threading
  • Automatic start/ stop option
  • Needle up/ needle down button
  • 60 built in stitches styles
  • Computerized stitching

Customer reviews and scores

The Brother CS6000i is priced at about $160. It has received over 900 customer reviews and an average rating of 4.4 out of 5. This shows how satisfied the users are with this product. The manual provided with the kit is extremely useful in understanding the instructions. Not that this machine is difficult to use. In fact it is very easy to use. The CS6000i has every possible foot and accessory that you could need for stitching. Users specially like the variety of stitches and automated needle threading of this fully computerized sewing machine. The machine is lightweight, easy to use and reliable. Read more reviews here.

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