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Elspeth

The Brother SE400 Embroidery Sewing Machine – loved by all!

Welcome to my review of this sterling little machine where I give my opinion on its performance. I must admit that I have found little to persuade me that this is nothing other than a great machine, and it continues to attract rave reviews. Like most things, it does depend on what you want the […]

The Brother PE770 – Great For Experienced and Beginners Alike

The Brother PE770 embroidery machine comes across as both sophisticated in what it can do, yet surprisingly simple to use. It combines both the sewing and embroidery elements in one machine – most machines you find are either one or the other – and this has made the PE770 a popular machine. Mind you, as […]

The Untimely Demise of the Featherweight

The Featherweight Singer Sewing Machine has a tremendous following with all manner of seamstresses around the world. They have attained cult status, and from the research that I’ve done this is mainly down to the fact that they are simple to operate and never let you down. However, not all of these cute machines are tucked up […]

Featherweight Sewing Machines – The Low-down on These Cult Cuties

I have come across many sewing machine models whilst surfing the Internet and for all the fancy gadgets on the newer computerised sewing machines, the featherweight sewing machine seems to be very popular still with quilters and patch-workers alike and consistently gets great review and comments. If you don’t believe me, here’s a fan who […]

Q & A to Help You Choose Your Electric Sewing Machine

How much does a sewing machine cost? An entry level sewing machine will cost you around $80 – $400 (£50 – £250 ) and a non-computerised machine will be fine for basic sewing tasks. A middle of the range machine has quite a broad spread of price and you can expect to pay anything between […]

The Electric Sewing Machine That Has It All

There’s a huge array of different electric sewing machines out there, so much so that it can be overwhelming deciding which one to choose. If you’ve been looking on the Internet for a while, you probably know what we mean. Let us help you sort the hype from the facts for the ever popular Singer […]

3 Different Types of Electric Sewing Machines

Okay, so you decided it would be nice to try and create a family heirloom. An heirloom to give to a couple as a wedding present. You decide that an interesting and unusual patchwork quilt would be a great idea and there’s not really much time to make it. These days you do have some […]

I’ve Lost My Electric Sewing Machine Manual. Help!

What to do if you can’t find your Sewing Machine Manual Everything you need to know about your electric sewing machine, can be found in your sewing machine manual – if you can find it that is. So I hope you have popped it in a safe place. You know, the junk drawer in the […]

Electric Sewing Machine or Computerised Machine – How Do You Choose?

4 important things to consider before you buy… Choosing the best and most appropriate sewing machine for your needs can be a complex task, because there are so many models on the market. The first decision to make is between a mechanical machine, an electric sewing machine or a computerised machine.  However, there are several other […]