GVR Report cover Sewing Machine Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Sewing Machine Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Type (Electric, Computerized, Manual), By Use Case (Apparel, Shoes, Bags), By Application (Industrial, Residential, Commercial), By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2022 - 2028

  • Report ID: GVR-4-68039-923-8
  • Number of Pages: 77
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)

Report Overview

The global sewing machine market size was estimated at USD 4.2 billion in 2021 and is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.2% from 2022 to 2028. Changing fashion styles, rising population, and availability of electrical and computerized machines are expected to promote the sewing machines market growth over the next few years. Additionally, the huge population demands mass production of the attires, which is one of the important factors which is expected to positively contribute to the market revenue. 

U.S. sewing machine market size, by application, 2020 - 2028 (USD Million)

The COVID-19 pandemic outbreak resulted in lockdowns and restricted movement for people worldwide. The consequent sharp increase in time spent at home led people towards adopting new hobbies, including sewing, quilting, knitting, etc. Despite the supply chain disruptions, several players in the industry recorded increased sales during the pandemic, driven mainly by the residential segment.

Mechanical, electric and computerized sewing machines are available. It's possible to stitch with a machine in numerous ways like backstitching and lockstitch. Manufacturers also offer customization options like designs and brand names, which should improve product uptake. In addition, in 2020, manufacturers operating in the sewing sector had started adopting the use of automation and digitalization to recover from the loss during the pandemic. The high demand for digital and communication tools is enabling sewing machine manufacturers to adapt to the changing consumer demand by saving expenses and improving their operational efficiency.

Application Insights

The industrial segment dominated the market and accounted for the largest revenue share of more than 68.0 % in 2021. Unlike commercial and residential sewing machines, industrial sewing machines are heavy-duty. The commercial segment is forecasted to witness a CAGR of over 4.5% from 2022 to 2028. The segment majorly includes the altering and tailoring business. The sewing machines used for these applications have a feature of treads and table adjustable. The altering and tailoring business is growing, which, in turn, will drive the market. In April 2022, Juki Corporation and Pegasus Sewing Machine MFG Co. Ltd. entered into an agreement to release a line of safety stitch machines overlook machines.

Use Case Insights

The apparel segment dominated the market and accounted for the largest revenue share of 52.7% in 2021. Apparel for men and women is directly proportionate to the population. Changing styles and fashion trends contribute to market revenue due to the female population. Demand for clothing has continuously increased since the introduction of the online selling platform. The shoes segment is forecasted to witness the highest CAGR of over 8.0% from 2022 to 2028. This growth is attributed to the changing lifestyles of the citizens. With increasing demand, manufacturers use sewing machines to satisfy the demand for shoes.

Type Insights

The electric segment dominated the market and accounted for the largest revenue share of more than 44.0% in 2021. Increased adoption of electric sewing machines for production in commercial and industrial applications has contributed to the largest market revenue generated from the electric segment. Sewing machines based on electric motors help in reducing labor requirements and boost bulk production.

Global sewing machine market share, by type, 2021 (%)

The computerized segment is expected to witness the highest CAGR of over 6.0% from 2022 to 2028. The use of computerized sewing machines has expanded as automation and robotics have entered the textile sector. A computerized machine allows for the best and fastest stitching. With these characteristics, consumers choose automated machines, contributing to the market's growth rate. For instance, in 2020, Singer Corporation, a manufacturer of sewing machines based in the U.S., launched a series of heavy-duty computerized sewing machines. The sewing machine is favorable for denim and leather.

Regional Insights

Asia Pacific dominated the sewing machine market and accounted for the largest revenue share of over 40.0% in 2021. The region is expected to witness the highest CAGR of over 6.0% from 2022 to 2028. Countries such as China and Japan are positively contributing to the market revenue. The increasing number of multinational companies investing across this region is one most important driving forces for the growth of this region. Availability of the labor and material at a low cost across the region have contributed to the market revenue from this region. In Europe, the market is expected to witness the second-highest CAGR of over 5.0% from 2022 to 2028. Germany, the U.K., and France are contributing to the growth rate of this region. This growth is attributed to the increasing per capita income of citizens and changing fashion trends of citizens.

Key Companies & Market Share Insights

The market is characterized by the presence of various well-established players and several small and medium players. In August 2021, Brother International Corporation announced the release of sewing and crafting machines that can be helpful in serving entrepreneurs and crafters. Such measures should increase consumer adoption of the product. Manufacturers of sewing machines are rapidly expanding their geographic footprints using both organic and inorganic methods. Some of the prominent players in the sewing machine market include:

  • Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd.

  • AMF Reece CR, s.r.o.

  • BERNINA International AG

  • Brother International Corporation

  • Dürkopp Adler AG

  • Elna International Corp. SA

  • Jack Sewing Machine Co., Ltd.

  • Janome Sewing Machine Co., Ltd.

  • Seiko Sewing Machine Co., Ltd.

  • Pegasus Sewing Machine Mfg. Co., Ltd.

Sewing Machine Market Report Scope

Report Attribute


Market size value in 2022

USD 4.4 billion

Revenue forecast in 2028

USD 6.0 billion

Growth Rate

CAGR of 5.2% from 2022 to 2028

Base year for estimation


Historical data

2017 - 2020

Forecast period

2022 - 2028

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD million and CAGR from 2022 to 2028

Report coverage

Revenue forecast, company ranking, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends

Segments covered

Type, use case, application, region

Regional scope

North America; Europe; Asia Pacific; Central & South America; Middle East & Africa

Country scope

U.S.; Germany; France, U.K.; China; Japan; Brazil; South Africa

Key companies profiled

Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd.; AMF Reece CR, s.r.o.; Bernina International AG; Brother International Corporation; Dürkopp Adler AG; Elna International Corp. SA; Jack Sewing Machine Co., Ltd.; Janome Sewing Machine Co., Ltd.; Seiko Sewing Machine Co., Ltd.; Pegasus Sewing Machine Mfg. Co., Ltd.

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Segments Covered in the Report 

This report forecasts revenue growth at global, regional, and country levels and provides an analysis of the latest industry trends in each of the sub-segments from 2017 to 2028. For this study, Grand View Research has segmented the global sewing machine market report based on type, use case, application, and region:

  • Type Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2017 - 2028)

    • Electric

    • Computerized

    • Manual

  • Use Case Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2017 - 2028)

    • Apparel

    • Shoes

    • Bags

    • Others

  • Application Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2017 - 2028)

    • Industrial

    • Commercial

    • Residential

  • Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2017 - 2028)

    • North America

      • U.S.

    • Europe

      • Germany

      • France

      • U.K.

    • Asia Pacific

      • China

      • Japan

    • Central & South America

      • Brazil

    • Middle East & Africa

      • South Africa

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