Brother Project Runway Sewing Machine Review

The Brother Project Runway sewing machine is released at three different levels. And are include some remarkable machines for example:

  • Project runway CS5055PRW
  • Project runway XR9500PRW

Project runway cs5055prw sewing machine is the cheapest in the collection. It is a very handy and is able to sew many stitches including the usual ones and some advanced stitches as well. This makes it the best value for your money.

The cs5055prw sewing machine versatile with its ability to sew different forms of sewing stitches and the possibility of sewing materials of different weights and characteristics. It makes it one of the most suitable sewing machines for beginners and even the average skilled.

Brother Project Runway Sewing Machine

One of the most common statements about this machine is that it is remarkably easy to setup and use.  Even beginners appear to be up and sewing very quickly.  The machine is good for beginners as well as intermediate level sewers. Most owners like the fact that the CS5055PRW is lightweight.  The machine is easily moved and is a good for those that like to take sewing classes.  The Machine have an advanced needle threading system.

However, there are some comments from more experienced seamstresses indicating that they would prefer a more advanced machine.  In addition, some very heavy users feel that it may not stand up to a punishing sewing schedule.


  • Manual Thread Tension adjustment
  • Easy to setup and use
  • Best value for money
  • Well written Manual easy to understand
  • Ability to sew most types of fabrics
  • Many types of stitches
  • Quite
  • Light weight and portable
  • Easy to load bobbin


  • LED light is not bright enough
  • Lots of plastic parts in machine construction
  • Small storage compartment


The Project Runway Sewing Machine also includes an LED light that illuminates the sewing area.  This light is advertised as “super bright” but there are several comments indicating that the light is, unfortunately, too dim.

Brother Project Runway Sewing Machine StitchesAn illustrated stitches and codes panel is printed on the front of this machine providing easy reference.  There are push button stitch selectors below the LCD display where one can quickly enter the desired stitch.  The LCD display will show the stitch selected, the length and width of the stitch and the proper foot to use.  The 50 stitches can be seen in the illustration below.

Key CS5055PRW Sewing Machine Features

  • 50 built in stitches (utility, decorative, quilting, heirloom)
  • 5 automatic buttonholes
  • LCD display screen
  • Built in stretch stitches (for stretchy fabrics)
  • Fast bobbin winding system
  • Automatic needle threader
  • LED light to illuminate sewing area
  • 87 stitch functions
  • Free arm
  • 7 point feed dogs
  • Drop feed capable
  • Built-in carry handle
  • Top drop-in bobbin
  • Vertical spool pin for consistent thread feeding
  • Max stitch length 5mm, max stitch width 7mm
  • Adjustable stitch width and length
  • Foot controller
  • Adjustable thread tension control
  • Twin needle capable
  • Variable needle positions
  • Maximum sewing speed of 850 stitches per minute
  • One touch reverse

Light weight

Because sewing beginners constantly move their machines. Maybe to sewing classes or even to store them from time to time. The engineers of this machine designed it to be lightweight. Weighing around 10 pounds, this machine is one of the lightest machines available. This makes it easier to move without any problems.

In order for engineers to design the machine in such weight. Many plastic parts were used in the machine design. Some may underestimate these plastic parts. Compared to her low weight and low price, this is necessary. In addition, the quality of the used plastic is very acceptable.

Easy to Get Started

The cs5055prw sewing machine has everything you need to start sewing immediately except thread and cloth, of course. With Automatic Threading, it’s easy for any beginner to see sewing stitches in front of him in seconds. Automatic Needle Threading System is an accurate hook that enters the eye of the needle through a lever connected to it.

Bobbin Winder

Like many other sewing machines, you’ll find Bobbin Winder at the top of the machine. This Project Runway machine is fast, accurate and easily accessible unlike the design of some other machines.

Sewing stitches

The cs5055prw Project Runway Sewing Machine can perform 50 different stitches in multiple shapes. The length and width of the stitch can also be adjusted as well as the place of the needle, whether on the right or left. This machine can also perform different forms of Buttonholes

Feed Dogs and Thread Cutter

The feeding system in this machine ensures equal and controlled stitches. Cutting the thread behind the machine makes it easier for you to cut the wick after the sewing is finished.


The most important feature of this machine is the LCD screen that allows you to choose the type of implant. The same screen also displays the foot pressure level used. In addition this machine includes a LED-lit work area for comfort sewing experience.

Presser feet

This machine can implement a range of presser feet that are already included with the machine.

  • Button sewing foot
  • Buttonhole foot
  • Monogramming foot
  • Overcasting foot
  • Blind stitch foot
  • Zipper foot

Project Runway Sewing machine CS5055PRW package contents:

  • Six sewing feet (zipper foot, button sewing foot ,overcasting foot, blind stitch foot, buttonhole foot, monogramming foot)
  • Needles (twin needle and ballpoint needle)
  • Seam ripper
  • Cleaning brush
  • Bobbins
  • Screwdriver
  • An extra spool pin
  • Large/medium/small spool caps.
  • Built in accessory storage.


The Brother Project Runway sewing machine CS5055PRW is designed for beginners to mid-skilled sewers. It has an easy set-up and usability. It is ideal for beginners to get quickly to work. You should buy this machine if you are looking for lightweight, easy to setup and portable machine, it is suitable for most PROJECTS a normal seamstresses would be doing in day to day sewing tasks.

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