SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
 

Forum > Quilters' Corner > Juki HZL F600 ( Moderated by Sharon1952)

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
Juki HZL F600
How reliable?
gambrillsgal
gambrillsgal
Member since 6/14/12
Posts: 4
Send Message

      



Date: 7/8/12 3:18 PM

I am thinking of buying a Juki F600. Is this a reliable machine? The nearest dealer is about 90 miles away and I will not be inclined to travel there often. I've read about tension problems (fixable through correct threading?). Are there any others with this machine?

Thanks

Marie367
Marie367  Friend of PR
Intermediate
Ohio USA
Member since 5/28/11
Posts: 2579
Send Message

      



In reply to gambrillsgal <<


Date: 7/8/12 3:53 PM

This is a sewing machine question; you posted in the quilting threads so I think you would get more response if posted in the sewing machine section of the board. Have you searched the threads on here? Just do a search and you will find a bunch of posts devoted to the F600. It is becoming very popular. Since you posted in the quilting thread-do you want to quilt on it? Just wondered.
You are fortunate to have a dealer that close-many of the posters I have seen have ordered it online.

gambrillsgal
gambrillsgal
Member since 6/14/12
Posts: 4
Send Message

      



Date: 7/8/12 3:59 PM

yes, I am mostly interested in quilting, but also do garment sewing. Thanks for pointing me to the other board for sewing machines.

Clareew
star
Clareew  Friend of PR
Intermediate
UNITED KINGDOM
Member since 5/10/06
Posts: 1214
Send Message

      



In reply to gambrillsgal <<


Date: 7/8/12 4:33 PM

If you want to quilt, be aware that it has a horizontal bobbin, I do not like it for free motion work.

I prefer a vertical bobbin for free motion work, although I have a Juki F600, I use a Bernina 550 for my free motion work.

------
Clare

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

http://art-by-clare.blogspot.co.uk/

poorpigling

poorpigling
Advanced
Texas USA
Member since 12/28/07
Posts: 11070
Send Message

      



In reply to gambrillsgal <<


Date: 7/8/12 5:22 PM

Hello..

There are ONE million.. and 999,999 Juki threads in our archives.. Lucky you..

Look to the left to the red section .. and click on sewing machine and serger reviews..

Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview

printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on PatternReview.com. If you find a post which is not in agreement with our Terms and Conditions, please click on the Report Post button to report it. Quilters' Corner >> Juki HZL F600

 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Online Class
Put it on the Bias
Put it on the Bias

Class Details

Online Class
Fit the Tee to a T
Fit the Tee to a T

Class Details

McCall's 6044

photo
by: Lisa Gaska...

Review

Pattern

Miranda Day Bag

Miranda Day Bag

More Info
SewBaby Quick and Comfy Dresses Pattern

SewBaby Quick and Comfy Dresses Pattern

More Info

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2014 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.