Brother XR9500PRW Vs Brother SQ9050

Brother XR9500PRW Vs Brother SQ9050 - Comparison In Detail


Brother XR9500PRW and Brother SQ9050 are two computerized sewing machines designed for beginners and intermediate sewers alike. Brother XR9500PRW is a very popular sewing machine in US. Brother SQ9050 is right up there with XR9500PRW in terms of quality. Let us see which one offers more value for your hard earned money.

Brother XR9500PRW Vs Brother SQ9050 - Main Feature Differences

Absolutely no difference at all. Well hang on, there is one difference. It is in the color scheme. Brother SQ9050 has a pink graphics on the front, while XR9500PRW comes in a plain blue color without any graphics. Looks wise, Brother SQ9050 is the scorer, XR9500PRW looked too plain for us (But looks doesn't really matter for a sewing machine, it would have mattered if were comparing two cars).

Accessories

Brother SQ9050 comes with 3 extra feet when compared to Brother XR9500PRW. SQ9050 comes with walking foot, quilting foot and 1/4" quilting foot along with a quilting guide in extras when compared to XR9500PRW.

Other than the above said small differences, both machines are identical. 

Editor comment

Performance wise, we felt Brother XR9500PRW slightly better, especially while sewing thick fabrics. We saw that Brother XR9500PRW does a better job than SQ9050 while dealing with thick or multiple layers of fabrics. We felt Brother XR9500PRW adjusted to different fabrics slightly better than SQ9050. So in terms of performance we will place Brother XR9500PRW an inch higher. This doesn't mean that SQ9050 is far behind, it is just that if you go into minute details, you will pick some slight difference in performance.

Side by side comparison

FeatureBrother XR9500PRWBrother SQ9050
TypeComputerizedComputerized
Built-in Stitches100100
Sewing Start/Stop ButtonYesYes
Speed Control SliderYesYes
Automatic Needle ThreaderYesYes
Buttonhole Styles8 One-step8 One-step
Top Drop-in BobbinYesYes
Stitch SelectionLCD Display and Push ButtonLCD and Push Button
Adjustable Stitch Length/WidthYesYes
Stitch Width7mm7mm
Stitch Length5mm5mm
Programmable Needle Up/DownYesYes
Built-in Monogramming FontYes 1Yes, 1
Adjustable Presser Foot PressureNoNo
Drop FeedYesYes
Free ArmYesYes
Motor Speed850 Stitches/min850 Stitches/min
On Board Accessory StorageYesYes
Work LightYes LEDYes, LED
Included FeetButtonhole foot, Overcasting foot, Monogramming foot, Zipper foot, Zigzag foot, Blind stitch foot, Button fitting footButtonhole foot, Button sewing foot, Overcasting foot, Zipper foot, Monogramming foot, Blind stitch foot, Zigzag foot, Walking foot, Quilting foot, 1/4" Quilting foot, Quilting guide
Machine Weight9.92 lbs9.9 lbs
Warranty25 Year Limited25 Year Limited
Twin Needle CapabilityYesYes
Automatic Thread CutterNoNo
Included Wide Extension TableYesYes

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