In the past couple of months I have been lucky to find some very good deals on vintage machines - 2 singers, a pfaff, and a sterling. They are all excellent straight stitching machines and the pfaff can do all kinds of fancy stuff. I have a Juki 98Q I love piecing on and an Husqvarna Quilt designer with all the bells and whistles. I use it only when sewing clothing. If I only quilted, I for sure would only need one of the old machines. They are so far above the newer machines as far as stitch quality.