Old 05-31-2021, 07:12 AM
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Originally Posted by Iceblossom View Post
I really love my vintage machine(s) for this sort of thing. I have a Remington, Morse is a similar brand. Solid metal, great straight stitch and goes as far as zig zag but can sew through anything, including upholstery and jeans.
This is what I would recommend too. IMHO the newer machines do not hold up to heavier projects. Plastic parts just give out to quickly, that has been my experience. I have a half dozen metal part vintage machines that I use all the time and have not a single problem but it is the newer machines that are made with plastic parts and computer parts that wear out quickly and cost an arm and a leg to fix, it at all repairable. I have picked up all my vintage machines at garage sales and the most I paid was $15. Each and everyone a solid work horse.
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