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Old 12-21-2017, 08:05 AM
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Oh it's $399 on Amazon now! I may just buy another one. LOL
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Old 12-21-2017, 08:32 AM
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I also have the Eversewn Sparrow 30. Nice machine. fruitloop is correct, it's from the Bernina family, and it's lightweight for taking to classes.
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Old 12-21-2017, 10:52 AM
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If I were you I'd go to the nearest sewing machine dealer(s).
Tell them what features you want and how much you want to spend
then test drive as many as you can.
BTW, the latest Janomes have great lighting.
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Old 12-21-2017, 10:56 AM
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Originally Posted by SuziSew View Post
I also have the Eversewn Sparrow 30. Nice machine. fruitloop is correct, it's from the Bernina family, and it's lightweight for taking to classes.
I'm going to look into this one. I've been considering buying a "travel" machine and to have an inexpensive backup when my Babylock's in the shop.
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Old 12-21-2017, 11:09 AM
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I have a Brother SQ9000. It is 8 years old and has never been in for servicing. Jim oiled it for me about 9 months ago. $199. at Walmart. I'm very happy.
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Old 12-22-2017, 03:11 AM
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I love my Elna Excellence 720 but I also liked the Viking Emerald I tried. I always recommend purchasing a machine from a nearby dealer and getting the most machine your $$ can buy, whatever that might be. It is nice to have a back up machine and, if I didn't have an elderly Viking 100, I would get a FW for that purpose.
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Old 12-22-2017, 05:11 AM
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I really like my little Brother for piecing and traveling. Have used it for 12 years in my RV, do not use it at home, the Vikings reign supreme there!
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Old 12-22-2017, 06:15 AM
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Originally Posted by fruitloop View Post
I have the Eversewn sparrow 30. I love it. I bought it from a quilt shop but it's a little cheaper on Amazon. You don't need lessons or anything so I would buy it from Amazon unless a quilt shop near you has it. I read up on Eversewn and was very surprised it is made using the same engineering as Bernina as one of the family owners of Bernina is manufacturing them.
I have heard raves about this one, too. If I didn’t already have 4 machines, I’d do a trial run on one of these. :-)
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Old 12-22-2017, 06:59 AM
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Originally Posted by quiltingshorttimer View Post
I got a lightweight, computerized Brother Simplicity that was about $300 and works great.
Yeah I have a lightweight brother for piecing too. It never gives me any problems and it was under $300.
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Old 12-22-2017, 07:55 AM
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I have an Eversewn 25 and absolutely love it!
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