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Old 11-03-2011, 09:55 AM
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I want to purchase a new sewing machine and have the option to buy a Brother 6000i or a Brother XR7700. Which do you think is the better one. Want to use it embroider and quilt .
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Old 11-04-2011, 04:54 AM
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you might want to google those 2 models? I'm not sure if either of them do embroidery? the 6000D does do embroidery.
http://www.brother-usa.com/homesewin...s#.TrPgwbIrgQM
They do have a lot of decorative stitches, that probably include a font function, but I'm not sure that either actually embroider? just for research you could go to the Brother website and check out the different machines. I have the smallest combo machine, the SE350, and I love it.

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I want to purchase a new sewing machine and have the option to buy a Brother 6000i or a Brother XR7700. Which do you think is the better one. Want to use it embroider and quilt .

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Old 11-07-2011, 02:52 PM
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I have the Brother 6000i and it doesn't have an embroidery feature. But it's great little machine for the money.
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Old 11-07-2011, 03:01 PM
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I have the 6000D (Quattro) and love it. It is pricey, but worth it. Does embroidery and is much smarter than I am. You do have to be computer literate to operate it, and I will never figure out all that it does if I live to be 100. But it has the embroidery you need, and sews like a dream. Overkill if you only want to do casual embroidery. I think the 6000D is already outdated, and the software updates Brother keeps coming out with are very pricey.
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Old 11-09-2011, 06:42 PM
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I love my brother machines and do reccomend them. All kinds of machines!
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I also have the Quatro and yes it is pricey, but worth every penny. It does all you ever want it to do and more. The possibilities are endless with it.
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yes I have 2 Brother machines and love them both, but I go to my 12 yr old Kenmore for my heavy duty sewing, ie: blue jeans, leather etc..

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Old 11-09-2011, 06:55 PM
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my brother cs6000i recently died a very painful death. Repairman says that for casual sewing, the brother is ok, but for heavy duty sewing like I give mine (piecing, fmq, binding) that they will not hold up for long. Please be careful in your choices and do your research. I ended up buying a used Janome 6600 and am amazed at the difference. Good Luck in your search.
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My brother machine do all kinds of heavy sewing. No trouble at all.
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I have 2 brothers, NX450Q and SE350 (does embrodery) and love them both. I truly enjoy sewing and quilting since I got them.
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