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Old 09-09-2020, 03:51 AM
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Welcome to the board from south Texas. I've had the same Bernina 830 Record for 40 years. Only had to oil and clean it occasionally. I, too, want something next level, but those big machines are soooo intimidating. Let us know what you discover.
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Old 09-09-2020, 03:52 AM
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Welcome from Michigan!
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Old 09-09-2020, 05:57 AM
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As I sit outside the Bernina dealer I am a bit nervous but excited. I love my machine but it痴 beginning to feel a bit clunky. I致e wanted to try new machines for a long time.
I will let you all know how it goes. Thanks to everyone for your helpful tips!
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Old 09-09-2020, 06:15 AM
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Welcome to the boards! I have a Bernina 770 QE Tula Pink and I love it! The old style feet won't fit the 770QE, but it won't fit a Janome either. The advantage to the 770QE is that you can add the embroidery if you want to. Also, Bernina support is too notch. Good luck with your decision.
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Old 09-09-2020, 06:49 AM
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a warm welcome from Ky.
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Old 09-09-2020, 08:13 AM
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The feet from your "old" 931 probably will not fit the new Berninas.

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Old 09-09-2020, 08:59 AM
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Hello and welcome. I was given a (modern) Bernina 820 after two die hard Bernina fans decided they didn't like the machine. The modern 820/830 were not well received and it was a big confusing mistake to label them with the same model name.

They are both now sewing on 770s and are very happy. All is well in Bernina land. There is a lot to like about a machine like that.
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Old 09-09-2020, 09:02 AM
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Hello and welcome.

Let us know how your demo goes with the machine. How nice to have a designated sewing room for your hobby.
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Old 09-09-2020, 09:51 AM
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Wow I have no words! Just spent 2 hours on the Bernina 770QE. What an amazing machine! The quilt shop was also 鍍hrowing in a walking foot, roller bag & lucite side table.
I知 still going to look at the Janome痴 on Friday but can稚 imagine they can compare. Even the warranty on the Bernina is great and my first service at one year is free ($119)
the machine makes sewing a dream compared to my Bernina 931 but still gives you all the hands on that I知 use to.
Until Friday and my decision...
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Old 09-09-2020, 05:20 PM
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I am also in sunny Florida lol - the demo with the Bernina left me with “WOW”. I check out the Janome’s on Friday but after seeing what I saw today I don’t know if they will be able to match it.
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