I just saw this, and in case it affectsw anyone here I'm passing it along:
SEWING MACHINES: Janome America Inc. is recalling Elna Sewing Machines sold nationwide from September 2010 to April 2011. The wires inside the sewing machine can short circuit, posing a risk of fire. This recall involves the Elna eXcellence 740 sewing machine. The machine is white and navy with a digital touch panel. “Elna” and “eXcellence 740” are printed on the front of the machine.
Consumers should return the sewing machine to the store where it was purchased for a free repair. Consumers can also contact Janome America at (800) 631-0183 anytime or visit www.elnausa.com.
More information on all these recalls is available at www.recalls.org.