Parenting

Anyone sew? npr

I am about to begin sewing again, but need a new sewing machine... I haven't sewn in years, and when I did it was on my grandma's old school machine. Any recommendations?  I'll be sewing mainly simple dresses, hems, curtains, pillows, and pants.  Budget doesn't really matter. There are just so many to choose from I'm getting confused. Thanks
Baby Birthday Ticker Ticker
Baby Birthday Ticker Ticker


image



Re: Anyone sew? npr

  • A friend who's a professional seamstress recommended a Janome. She said Singer's quality has taken a dive in recent years. I bought the 2212. My first project was drapes and it performed wonderfully.
    Baby Birthday Ticker Ticker
  • If I had to sew on a Singer, I wouldn't sew.

    If cost isn't a huge factor, I would suggest an entry level machine from Husqvarna, Pfaff or Bernina- it would be years before you'd "outgrow" such a machine.

    I do weddings and home dec as a

  • Lurker here but I have a Brother sewing machine. It is extremely simple to use and very reliable. I sew often and even made my wedding dress on that machine! I don't think I've ever heard anyone IRL complain about their Brother machine either.

    Married to the love of my life 8/14/09
    Our sweet little Easton was born at home 3/15/12
    Suprise BFP! 09/20/12 natural m/c 10/09/12
    Baby Heidi was born at home (picture perfect homebirth!) 7/28/13
     imageimage

  • I second the suggestion of a janome. I've had mine for 6 years I love it!
    Daisypath Happy Birthday tickers

    Lilypie First Birthday tickers



    image 







  • image andrewsmom12:
    A friend who's a professional seamstress recommended a Janome. She said Singer's quality has taken a dive in recent
    ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    N~May 2004     C~Oct 2012

    image
    It's the internet. Like you don't own shit. Even Al Gore doesn't say shit like that and he invented the internet. ~~Mbenit4
  • I'm the weirdo that got a new Singer and loves it! When I have a little more money I am thinking of getting a Husqvarna. However, to get one of those with as many stitches and things mine does would cost me a pretty penny.
    Lilypie Fourth Birthday tickersLilypie Second Birthday tickersPitaPata Dog tickersPitaPata Dog tickers
Sign In or Register to comment.
Choose Another Board
Search Boards