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Forum > Sewing Machines > Janome dc5100 or Brother sb3129 ( Moderated by Sharon1952, EleanorSews)

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ktcorrado
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Date: 6/26/13 5:42 PM

I have been visiting dealers and can either the Janome dc5100 or Brother sb3129 for very close to the same price. I am looking for a machine that will be very easy to use (fool-proof really) and provide decorating options.

Neither of these machines have been reviewed on this site so I was wondering if anyone had any experience with either!

Thank you!!

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Date: 6/26/13 8:57 PM

I wish I could tell you specifically about one or both, but what I do know is that I prefer making buttonholes with Brother than with Janome machines. (I've worked on two mid-line Janomes, and one mechanical "box store" Brother.) That's just entirely a personal preference......

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Date: 6/26/13 9:57 PM

That Janome DC5100 is the newly colored clone of the Kenmore 19233, so there are reviews for that machine here on PR.

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