Brother HC1850 Sewing Machine Reviews: SECRET- Updated 2023

Brother HC1850 Overview

  1. It is a sewing cum quilting machine that provides 130 built-in stitches, 55 monogramming fonts, 8 sewings, quilting feet, a push-button for selecting a stitch, an automatic needle threader, adjustable sewing speed, and an exceptional feed system for sewing on almost every fabric.
  2. It has been enhanced specially for quilting features that’s why it provides you a wide quilting table and a spring action quilting foot for free-motion quilting.
  3. It has a built-in carrying handle, for carrying your machine to classes and clubs.
  4. It has a built-in LCD display for easy selecting and viewing your currently selected stitch.
  5. It allows you easy needle threading and easy bobbin winding.


NameBrother HC1850 computerized sewing and quilting machine
Dimensions19.2 × 12.5 × 15.2 inches
Weight10.14 lbs or 4.6 kg
ControlsLCD display
Speed850 SPM(Stitch per Minute)
Number of Sewing Feet8
Number of Built-in Sewing Stitches130
Needle Threading SystemAutomatic
Accessoriesbobbin (3pcs), needle set (3pcs), ballpoint needle, spool caps (3pcs), extra spool pin, cleaning brush, eyelet punch, seam ripper, foot controller pedal, wide detachable table, etc.
Warranty25 years for chassis
Biggest PROS?8 sewing feet with plenty of stitches including 14 quilting stitches
Biggest CONS?lack of walking foot
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Beneficial Key Features

I have compared many sewing as well as quilting machine with Brother HC1850 and found this one has some additional features that really gonna make your sewing as well as quilting projects convenient. Let you read all these key features one by one.

Brother HC1850 Stitches

Built-in 130 stitchesBuilt-in 130 stitches

Despite being mid-range sewing as well as a quilting machine, it has built-in 130 stitches, and 55 alphanumeric sewing fonts for monogramming.

130 built-in unique stitches include 94 decorative stitches, 42 garment construction stitches, 14 quilting stitches, 12 heirloom stitches, and 8 styles of auto button-holes.

55 alphanumeric sewing fonts include letters from A to Z, digits from 0 to 9, 7 punctuation marks, and 8 specialty symbols.

These stitches will help you in almost all the sewing as well as quilting works. I mean this is enough for your sewing as well as quilting projects.

Note- You can easily minimize and maximize the length and width of the stitches as per your choice.


Presser Feet

It has altogether 8 sewing and quilting feet.

• Spring action quilting foot

• Button-hole fitting foot

• Monogramming foot

• Overcasting foot

• Button sewing foot

• Blind stitch foot

• Zipper foot

Zigzag foot

Brother HC1850 Bobbin

Drop-in transparent cover bobbinDrop-in transparent cover bobbin

It has a quick set-up jam-resistant top drop-in bobbin which is covered with transparent glass so that you can see how many threads have been left on the bobbin while sewing.

Setting up and winding the bobbin is very easy. This drop-in bobbin ensures the bobbin stays in place & provides reliable stitch quality.

Speed Control Slider

Speed controlling leverSpeed controlling lever

It has a speed control slider for lowering and raising the speed of your sewing stitches. You can lower and raise the sewing speed of your machine according to your projects.

For beginners, it is one of the best features because they can learn sewing as well as quilting by lowering the speed of this machine using the slider.

Note- Maximum speed can go up to 850 stitches per minute.

Adjusting Thread Tension

There is a thread controlling wheel given at the top of this machine with which you can adjust the thread tension conveniently as per your need. You just need to push the roller forward or backward to adjust the thread tension.

LCD Screen

Awesome LCD displayAwesome LCD display

It has a large backlit LCD screen. On this screen, you can see the stitch you have currently selected before continuing your sewing as well as quilting works.

This screen is most reliable and well designed and it’s very easy to select the stitch on this screen.

Needle Threader

It has a built-in automatic needle threader that ensures you to thread the needle, with just a small touch on the lever. It is also known as “a real eye saver” because it protects your eyes from eye problems.


It is well-designed and looks pretty fabulous with a dimension of about 19.2 ×12.5 × 15.2 inches. It is designed to make the machine lightweight. Mostly Lightweight machines are manufactured because sometimes, people need to carry their machine from floor to table and vice-versa.

Foot Pedal

It has a foot pedal to operate your sewing works conveniently. Even you can operate this machine with or without a foot pedal.

A Wide Quilting Table

It has a wide quilting table with 14 built-in quilting stitches and a spring action quilting foot for continuing your quilting works. This machine has the ability of free-motion quilting for making quilts conveniently.

LED Light

It includes an LED light for creating a super bright working area so that you can continue your sewing as well as quilting works in a dark place or on a dark fabric.

Free Arm

It also has a free arm so that you can easily make sleeves, cuffs, hems, collars, etc.

Dust Cover

This machine comes along with a dust cover for protecting your machine from dust as well as other external agents.

Drop Feed System

This system allows you to do free-motion quilting conveniently so that you can show your creativity on your quilting projects. It also helps you to move your fabric smoothly as per your choice.


This machine is made compact, weighing 10.14 lbs or 4.6kg, and has a built-in handle for lifting and carrying the machine to and fro conveniently.

Noisy or Quiet

You may already know that almost all sewing machines produce some sound. Some machines produce loud sounds and we called them noisy. But this machine produces a low sound which is tolerable.

Brother HC1850 Accessories

This machine comes along with the following accessories.

• 8 sewing and quilting feet such as quilting foot, monogramming foot, overcasting foot, blind stitch foot, button-hole fitting foot, button sewing foot, zipper foot, zigzag foot.

• 3 extra bobbins

• 3 needle set

• Gold colored ballpoint needle

• Twin needle

• 3 Spool caps of different sizes

• Foot pedal

• Cleaning brush

• Instructions DVD

• Quick reference guide

• English/Spanish operation manual, etc.

Some Brainstorming Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs)

Is brother HC1850 a low shank machine?

Yes, this machine is a low shank. Almost all domestic machines are low shank and it’s quite good to use a low shank machine for household purposes.

Is brother HC1850 portable?

This machine is made compact, weighing 10.14 lbs or 4.6kg, and has a built-in handle for lifting and carrying the machine to and fro conveniently.

Is brother HC1850 noisy?

You may already know that almost all sewing machines produce some sound. Some machines produce loud sounds and we called them noisy. But this machine produces a low sound which is tolerable.


  • Easy to set up and use
  • Light-weight and portable
  • Produces tolerable noise
  • Plenty of built-in stitches
  • A wide quilting table
  • Bright LED light
  • 8 included sewing and quilting feet
  • Speed controller
  • Thread tension adjustment
  • Top drop-in bobbin
  • Automatic needle threader
  • LCD screen


  • Lacks walking foot
  • Lacks automatic thread cutter
  • Too light-weight for some people

Immediate Notes

Brother HC1850 is one of the top-selling light-weight and portable sewing as well as a quilting machine, providing you plenty of stitches options, top drop-in bobbin, foot pedal, a large number of presser feet, a wide detachable table, and many other included accessories.


• Brother HC1850 is computerized sewing as well as a quilting machine that is very easy to set up and has great built-in features such as plenty of stitches including quilting stitches too, automatic needle threading system, a top drop-in bobbin, and other included accessories, etc.

• It lacks walking foot, but nothing to worry about you can buy it from other sources. It also lacks an automatic thread cutter, I think this is the only trouble with this machine.

• Actually, all these features are enough for both your sewing as well as quilting works. The first time I get to know about this machine, I become shocked that how a mid-range machine could provide these features but I found it real that’s fantastic.

• According to my experience, this is one of the best mid-range sewing machines providing you with a lot of built-in features.

• Hope, you get for what you came here, and if you have any doubt about this machine then you can even share your questions with us by commenting in the comment box.

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