Brother CS6000i Sewing Machine Review

Brother CS6000i features among Sewing Machine Reviews list of ‘Machines You Can Buy With Your Eyes Shut’. It belongs to the list for a reason. For the price, you can’t get a better sewing machine, be it anywhere in the world.

Brother CS6000i Features

  • Automatic needle threader
  • Automatic buttonholer
  • Quick set up drop in bobbin
  • LCD screen for selection
  • Operation without foot pedal
  • 60 built-in stitches
  • One touch buttons for start/stop and reverse operation
  • 25 year limited warranty

Brother CS6000i Sewing Machine User Review

Sewing Machine Reviews Recommendation Level : HIGH

Brother CS6000i comes first in the list of Top 10 Sewing Machines Available in U.S published by Sewing Machine Reviews. The reason why it is on top is because of its quality for an amazingly low price. This machine also features among Sewing Machine Reviews list of ‘Machines You Can Buy With Your Eyes Shut’.

User Manual

Brother CS6000i comes with a very detailed user manual, which is a great help for beginners. Everything you need to know is well described in the user manual.

Ease of Use

The LCD screen on Brother CS6000i is a guide in itself as you can see all the controls displayed on it. The screen will display an error message if you choose the settings incorrectly. It will also tell you which foot to use, so no guess work is required.

The ease of use is absolutely great. It is very easy to set up and thread the machine. Brother CS6000i comes with an automatic needle threader which doesn’t always work the best, probably one area where Brother has to look into. It comes with a top-loading bobbin which is a great convenience as you don’t have to lift the machine up.

It comes with 60 in-built stitches which gives you a lot of options to experiment. Selecting the stitch is like cutting through cheese, just press the stitch selector button multiple times. The stitch length can be easily adjusted using the button on the right. Brother CS6000i  also has options to adjust the needle position, which comes handy especially when you work on zippers or something like that. Some of the stitches are really cute as well. Where Brother CS6000i scores over its competitors is that it is a great sewing machine for adding details. It does a commendable job in adding cute little details to pockets or anywhere you like.

Brother CS6000i settings are all automated, the sewing machine will tell you what presser foot to use and it is very easy to change. Even though this sewing machine is computerized, it does have a foot pedal and you may use it if you want to. You can adjust the sewing speed with low and high settings.

You will also get quilting accessories along with this sewing machine. It comes with every foot and accessory you could wish for. All accessories can be easily stored in the built-in storage compartment. It also comes with a hardcover to store it away.


  • Quiet operation
  • Easy to use
  • Lightweight
  • Unbeatable price


  • Narrow Machine Throat : Free motion is slightly difficult
If you are looking for a computerized sewing machine with automatic threader, push-button sewing and a variety of fun stitches, choose this one. I will recommend Brother CS6000i to people who are just starting out. It is a great sewing machine for beginners, no question about it. Another alternative model you can consider is Brother CE7070PRW, which is similarly priced and has 10 extra built-in stitches. But it lacks some features this one has.

If you have few more dollars in your budget, you must consider Brother Laura Ashley CX155LA as it is more of an upgraded version of CS6000i.

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