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JUKI MO654DE Portable Thread Serger

We Review the Juki MO654DE Portable Serger

Juki sewing machines and sergers are known for their quality and durability, and the Juki MO654DE is no exception. This serger works wonderfully on a variety of fabrics, including standard cotton, stretchy knits, satin, and thick canvas. Ready to use right out of the box, it is a perfect choice for both beginners and experienced […]

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janome memory craft 8900qcp review

We Review the Janome Memory Craft 8900QCP

After recently reviewing both the Janome HD3000 and the HD1000 we’ve gotten some requests to review some of Janome’s computerized machines.  One in particular is the Memory Craft 8900QCP.  Let me start by saying this unit is in an entirely different league from any other sewing machines we have reviewed.  It’s LONG list of features […]

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Janome HD3000 heavy duty sewing machine reviewed

We Review the Janome HD3000 Heavy Duty Sewing Machine

We recently reviewed the Janome HD1000 heavy duty sewing machine and thought we should take a look at another popular Janome model, the HD3000.When it comes to heavy duty sewing machines construction materials are key.  These machines aren’t designed to be fancy.  They don’t computer control and hundreds of different stitches.  Instead they are designed […]

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janome hd1000 heavy duty sewing machine review

We Review the Janome HD1000 Sewing Machine

Are you in the market for a sturdy sewing machine that is both easy to use and works on a wide variety of fabrics?  The Janome HD1000 Heavy Duty sewing machine might be right up your alley.This is NOT a fancy computerized sewing machine.  The HD in the model stands for “Heavy Duty” and that […]

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singer 4423 heavy duty sewing machine review

We Review the Singer 4423 Sewing Machine

Are you looking for a solid sewing machine that is easy to use, reliable, and inexpensive?  You’re in luck.  We’re taking an in-depth look at the Singer 4432.  It’s a great machine whether you’ve been sewing for years, or are just getting started.The 4423 is classified as an electric sewing machine.  While this means there […]

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handmade quilt

We Review the Best Rated Sewing Machines for Quilting in 2017

Have you ever tried to quilt on a standard sewing machine?If you said yes I feel for you.  It can be incredibly difficult and frustrating.  The fabric bunches up, there’s not enough room to work, and the tension is difficult to regulate.  It can literally take 2-3 times longer to do the same amount of […]

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We Review the Best Serger Sewing Machines for Beginners and Advanced Users

Before diving into which is the best serger sewing machine on the market I’d like to spend just a few minutes discussing the differences between these and a standard sewing machine.  Hopefully this will give you a better idea of when you should invest in this type of equipment.Best Sergers Reviewed – At a Glance […]

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We Review the Best Sewing Machines Brands for Beginners & Pros

There are literally hundreds of models of sewing machines out there.  But that doesn’t mean choosing the right one for your needs has to be a daunting task.  Whether you are just learning to sew or have been sewing for many years, we can help you find the best sewing machine for your needs and […]

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