Member since 5/6/12
Date: 5/6/12 12:42 PM
I ive in the uk and have just joined this forum,my hubby is in process of making me a craft/sewing room. not sewed for a few years but eager to get sewing again. have a brother super ace 2, janome 300e embroidery machine and brother pe190. not used my overlocker yet as space been a problem. my question is about a cover stitch i have seen and wonder whether to buy or not. its on sale in uk for £339. uk pounds. it has free seam guide and clear foot, 5 year gtee and sewing scissors and 50 threads. seems a good buy but i know its not latest model. can anyone advise me if this would be worth me getting. many thanks and hope to speak more on here in next few months.
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Member since 5/10/06
Date: 5/6/12 2:13 PM
where abouts in the UK do you live? I live near Southampton.
I have had my Janome coverstitch for a few years and haven't used it much. Coincidentally I got it out of the cupboard today with the intention of mastering it.
If your usual sewing machine handles knits well, you may not need a coverstitch. I originally got mine because my Pfaff did not like knits and did not have adjustable presser foot pressure. If I had had my Juki at that time I probably wouldnt have bought the Coverpro.
There is a huge selection of threads on here with advice, if you sew lots of knits you get a really professional finish with the cover stitch.
Machines: Juki F600, Juki 654 serger, Bernina 550 for art work, Janome Coverpro 1000cp barely used
A Singer Featherweight Centennial and an old Necci in the loft waiting for TLC
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