Singer 2259 Sewing Machine Review

Singer 2259 Sewing MachineMy Singer 2259 review had more to do with clarifying the sewing machine’s listed features and details than it did with anything else. There are a few descriptions online that might be misleading without a bit of explanation.

This model falls in Singer’s “Very Basic” category making it a popular option for those just beginning to sew. While it might be basic, it does have its strong points so shouldn’t be overlooked by Singer fans.

It’s got a nice, clean look and sleek design, a nice set of stitches and, by now, a track record of almost two years proven performance.
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Janome 15822 Sewing Machine Review

Janome 15822 Hello Kitty Sewing Machine

As soon as I saw the Janome 15822 Hello Kitty sewing machine, I wanted it. The fact that I’ve edged into my 40s didn’t stop me one bit. I try not to have a thing for “cute” but it can’t be helped. It’s in my blood.

Fortunately, my review shows this is also a real – as I can use it to do all kinds of things and it will hold up for ages – machine. You’ll be amazed at how much this little thing can do. It might look like a toy but don’t let that fool you.

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Michley LSS-505 Lil’ Sew & Sew Review

Michley Lil Sew Sew LSS 505

The Michley LSS-505 Lil’ Sew & Sew sewing machine is a popular, lightweight model that serves a specific purpose. It’s distributed by Tivax, a company in California that produces a number of portable electronics like television sets and converter boxes in addition to the Michley line.

If you read the reviews on this one, they’re all over the board. I decided to jump in and figure out why that might be the case. It appears it’s all about expectations. This machine is great for a certain set of circumstances. If you buy it for one of those circumstances, you’ll be thrilled. If you buy it for some other purpose, you might be highly disappointed.

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Singer 9960 Quantum Stylist Review

Singer 9960 Quantum Stylist Sewing Machine
I had put off writing a review of the Singer 9960 Quantum Stylist sewing machine only because it had so many stitches and features that I thought it might intimidate beginners. Then I noticed the price.

There are many sewing machines with fewer options than this one that cost the same (or more!). This presents a great opportunity for even the most novice sewer to invest in a machine that will truly serve them for years.
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Brother PQ1500S High Speed Sewing MachineI wasn’t sure about tackling a review of the Brother PQ1500S quilting machine. I mean, it’s not exactly your standard starter option. It’s meant for serious quilters but some of the features have much broader appeal and based on some of the questions I get, those just starting out may be taking on projects that would benefit from the power, speed, and size of this machine.

This is also one of the most affordable, nearly industrial – yet still portable – quilting machines you can buy and the price just keeps getting better. It’s a twin to the Juki TL98Q with some small differences yet at a considerable discount.

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Brother CP 7500Want a really good deal for under $200? Add the Brother CP7500 to your short list. The rounded styling and pink trim are just the pretty icing on an incredibly functional, computerized piece of cake.

Come December, this one is sure to be a holiday gift favorite. The model is comparably priced to the manufacturer’s most popular model, the CS6000i, and matches it in every way but with an added bonus of 10 additional decorative stitches.

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Brother PE770 Embroidery MachineCompare the PE770, PE780D and the Janome MC300E and find out which of these machines offers you the best combination of price and features.

Earlier this week, a sweet woman who visits this blog asked for some advice. She’s in the market for an embroidery machine she can use to create finished goods that she’ll be selling. (As an entrepreneur myself, I get all goose-pimply when someone mentions they’re starting their own business. All those possibilities!)
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Singer 7256 Sewing Machine Review

Singer 7256The Singer 7256 Fashion Mate sewing machine was awarded the Consumer Digest Best Buy Award for good reason.

Beginners love the easy controls and feature set. The high marks from other users mean we might have finally found a Singer option that reminds us why this manufacturer was the standard for home machines for as long as it was.

Released in 2009, this model is an upgrade to the 7466 and if you look at the two side by side you’ll see that the design has been completely redone. It’s much more stylish with rounded corners and a fun, green splash across the bottom.

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Singer 4411 HD The sturdy base and boxy construction of the Singer 4411 are reminiscent of reliable machines we’re used to seeing from this manufacturer and it’s not just subliminal.

This machine does something special. It mixes some of the must-haves of today’s home favorite features with power like a commercial option so that hobbyists who need speed and strength in a light weight unit can have it without spending loads of money.

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Brother CP6500Just a few months old and the Brother CP6500 sewing machine is making waves. Underneath it’s sleek design and pink, rounded accents it is the exact copy of one of Brother’s most popular models but priced unbelievably low.

I’d seen it around Christmas and had included it in some of the online deals at that time but hadn’t done a full review. It’s time. Here’s a thorough look at all its features and stitches and a thought about why this is a great machine for anyone who doesn’t want to spend a fortune but wants enough variety from their sewing machine to keep things interesting.

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