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

Platinum Sponsor
Bernina
Bernina

Forum > Sewing Machines > Another machine ?!? ( Moderated by Sharon1952, EleanorSews)

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
Another machine ?!?
Enable me or talk me down
Cheryl1956
Cheryl1956  Friend of PR
Texas USA
Member since 3/25/03
Posts: 113
Skill: Advanced Beginner
Body Type:
Send Message

                                                     1 Replies



Date: 5/28/13 8:34 PM

OK here's the deal. I don't need another machine by any stretch. I've got an old Kenmore that was my mom's, a Brother 6600, a Bernina 830 Record, an old Brother serger, a White serger, and a Janome Coverpro. I can't set up everything I've got all in one place at one time (well, I could. Need to get organized) I've been offered a Husqvarna Viking Designer 1 with loads of extras at a really REALLY great price. On one hand I sure don't NEED it. On the other hand I could get it, and see if I like it better than the Bernina and sell one. What to do, what to do??

And re-reading this I seem to have NO brand loyalty :-)
-- Edited on 5/28/13 8:36 PM --
sewfrequent

sewfrequent
Texas USA
Member since 6/27/03
Posts: 3553
Skill: Intermediate
Send Message

      



In reply to Cheryl1956
thumbsup 1 member likes this.


Date: 5/28/13 9:01 PM

The Designer I is a GREAT machine. Do we know how old this one is? Does it take floppies? There might be a learning curve w/ the embroidery part but if this is a friend, maybe you could get help that way. Even if you didn't use the embroidery function, it is a LOADED machine with ALL the great features you could ever want. If in great shape, low miles, etc, i'd say go for it. It is enough different from your other machines that you'd not be duplicating what you already have and you'll get to enjoy the hover feature, auto thread-cutter, all those fabulous stitches and the embroidery is as good as it gets.
Cheryl1956
Cheryl1956  Friend of PR
Texas USA
Member since 3/25/03
Posts: 113
Skill: Advanced Beginner
Body Type:
Send Message

                                                     1 Replies



Date: 5/28/13 9:24 PM

And that's all it takes! The machine will be on it's way to me tomorrow
LynnRowe
starstarstar
LynnRowe  Friend of PR
Member since 3/9/09
Posts: 11265
Skill: Advanced
Send Message

      



In reply to Cheryl1956
thumbsup 2 members like this.


Date: 5/28/13 9:43 PM

OMG you are so easy...love that!

------
I heart Woo (HimmyCat). Until we meet again, my beautiful little boy. I love you.

Cheryl1956
Cheryl1956  Friend of PR
Texas USA
Member since 3/25/03
Posts: 113
Skill: Advanced Beginner
Body Type:
Send Message

      
thumbsup 1 member likes this.



Date: 5/28/13 9:51 PM

With me it's as easy as flipping a coin. If I think I really can't decide on something, after I go back and forth, back and forth... I flip a coin (or ask for opinions!) If I'm really excited or disappointed at the coin flip (or opinion!) I know what I really want to do. Works most of the time
Now it's time to get my sewing room (10 X 20 portable building) cleaned out, set up and organized so I can get all the crew out at once!
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. Sewing Machines >> Another machine ?!?

Merchants on PR

Fitz Like a Glove Ironing Board Cover


Made In Australia
Deals!

Home Sewing Depot


Home Dec Sewing Supplies
Deals!

Patterns from the Past


vintage sewing patterns
Deals!

Nature's Fabrics


Natural & Organic Fabrics
Deals!

Elliott Berman Textiles


Fabrics for Greater Ideas
Web site

 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Online Class
Bust Adjustments
Bust Adjustments

Class Details

Online Class
All About Buttons and Buttonholes
All About Buttons and Buttonholes

Class Details

Lutterloh 2005-14

photo
by: Mufffet

Review
Vogue Patterns V8888

photo
by: abuelita2

Review
Pamela's Patterns New Necklines & sleeves Pattern

Pamela's Patterns New Necklines & sleeves Pattern

Pattern Details
Victoria Jones Collection Men's Hawaiian Aloha Shirt

Victoria Jones Collection Men's Hawaiian Aloha Shirt

Pattern Details

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

Copyright © 2016 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.