Go Back  Quiltingboard Forums > General Chit-Chat (non-quilting talk)
Is there a master list somewhere? >

Is there a master list somewhere?

Is there a master list somewhere?

Old 06-17-2015, 01:13 PM
  #1  
Power Poster
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: MN
Posts: 22,541
Default Is there a master list somewhere?

Is there a master list somewhere that matches up the machines that are actually the same - or nearly identical - that are sold under different names and numbers? That would also include the production dates of such models? It would also be nice to know the actual manufacturer of these machines. (Kenmore being an example of various makers.)

The reason for my question:

I acquired a blind hemmer - it appears to be very similar to a Simplicity BH 600 or a Baby Lock BL 101. The instruction "leaflet" just says "The Blind Hemmer." Other than the "brand name" being different - the instructions that I pulled up on-line look the same to me for both machines.
bearisgray is offline  
Old 06-18-2015, 05:40 PM
  #2  
Super Member
 
Mornigstar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Bobcaygeon,On./ Bonita Springs, Fl
Posts: 1,013
Default

I sure wish there was a master list for machines and attachments.
Mornigstar is offline  
Old 06-18-2015, 05:49 PM
  #3  
Super Member
 
Sandygirl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Midwest
Posts: 4,949
Default

Interesting request.
sandy
Sandygirl is offline  
Old 06-18-2015, 10:15 PM
  #4  
Super Member
 
DOTTYMO's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: England Alton Towers
Posts: 6,674
Default

I would like a list showing a manufacturer and ALL the machines by different names they make. I've recently been told husqvane and pfaff are the same .
DOTTYMO is offline  
Old 06-19-2015, 04:05 AM
  #5  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: new york state
Posts: 5,614
Default

Janome and Kenmore are the same. I found out the expensive way.
zennia is offline  
Old 06-19-2015, 05:44 AM
  #6  
Power Poster
 
dunster's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Lake Elsinore, CA
Posts: 14,018
Default

Originally Posted by zennia View Post
Janome and Kenmore are the same. I found out the expensive way.
Not really. Kenmore is a brand that Sears put on all kinds of things made by various manufacturers. Sears usually specifies the requirements for items with the Kenmore brand, and they're not always identical (or as good) as the other items sold by that manufacturer. Janome is a manufacturer of sewing machines. Janome used to sell machines in the U.S. that had the New Home brand. That's what I learned to sew on. Not all models of Janomes are Kenmores, and not all Kenmores have been manufactured by Janome.
dunster is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
CMARAS1234
For Vintage & Antique Machine Enthusiasts
5
01-16-2017 02:17 AM
StephT
For Vintage & Antique Machine Enthusiasts
29
10-07-2013 04:10 PM
dreamer2009
QB Help Center
6
10-02-2012 06:40 PM
LindaJR
Main
3
03-18-2011 06:27 AM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.