Brother SQ9050 Computerized Machine Review In Detail

Brother SQ9050 Computerized Machine Review In Detail

Brother SQ9050 has most of the features needed by an intermediate sewer. However we feel that multiple layer sewing needs slight improvement.

Editor rating

Brother SQ9050 is a computerized sewing and quilting machine. It has 100 built-in stitches which include utility, decorative, heirloom and quilting stitches. You will also get 55 alphanumeric stitches for basic monogramming and 8 one-step buttonholes along with the machine.

Brother SQ9050 comes with a large quilting table which is enough to handle large projects. The back lit LCD display is of decent size, even those people with sight trouble won't have much of a trouble. Being a computerized sewing machine, it has a start/stop button and speed control slider. The sewing area is illuminated by LEDs. It features an automatic needle threader as well. It has drop feed for free motion quilting.

Brother SQ9050 comes with an easy to use top drop-in bobbin. The motor of this sewing machine is capable of delivering 850 stitches/min. The maximum stitch width is 7mm and stitch length is 5mm. The machine is free arm capable. The needle up/down button is another huge advantage of this machine. It is one feature that makes it a quilters' delight. The machine is incredibly light, weighs just 9.9 lbs. Actually it is one of the lightest advanced sewing machines we have reviewed in the recent past. So taking it to sewing class is very easy. SQ9050 has 25 year limited warranty. You will also get quite a lot of accessories along with this machine.

Ease of Use

Brother SQ9050 looks quite good with all those sticker guides telling you which part means what. The initial set up is a breeze. However, reading the instruction booklet thoroughly is always recommended, especially if you haven't used a sewing machine for a while. The LCD display and stitch selection buttons are quite easy to understand and use. The machine will also tell you which presser foot to use for a particular stitch. The machine is fantastic on light weight materials.


Brother SQ9050 is not an ideal machine for multiple layers of thick fabrics.


•    Lot of features
•    Affordable
•    Lightweight
•    Easy to use
•    Wide table


•    Multiple layers sewing can improve

Review Verdict

When you look at the features of Brother SQ9050, it looks good.


Built-in Stitches100
Sewing Start/Stop ButtonYes
Speed Control SliderYes
Automatic Needle ThreaderYes
Buttonhole Styles8 One-step
Top Drop-in BobbinYes
Stitch SelectionLCD and Push Button
Adjustable Stitch Length/WidthYes
Stitch Width7mm
Stitch Length5mm
Programmable Needle Up/DownYes
Built-in Monogramming FontYes, 1
Adjustable Presser Foot PressureNo
Drop FeedYes
Free ArmYes
Motor Speed850 Stitches/min
On Board Accessory StorageYes
Work LightYes, LED
Feed Dog7
Included FeetButtonhole 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 Weight9.9 lbs
Warranty25 Year Limited
Twin Needle CapabilityYes
Automatic Thread CutterNo
Included Wide Extension TableYes

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed here are the views of the writer only. Opinions may be subjective.