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

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

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
Janome dc5100 or Brother sb3129
Sewing Machines
Member since 6/21/13
Posts: 5
Send Message

                                                     1 Replies

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!!
Member since 6/11/10
Posts: 2307
Skill: Advanced Beginner
Send Message


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......
Mufffet  Friend of PR
Vermont USA
Member since 8/14/05
Posts: 13387
Skill: Intermediate
Send Message


In reply to ktcorrado

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.

"Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible."
--Dalai Lama

I have sewing machines

Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview

printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on 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 >> Janome dc5100 or Brother sb3129

Merchants on PR

Just Make it Sew

Quality Fashion Fabrics

Home Sewing Depot

Home Dec Sewing Supplies

Patterns from the Past

vintage sewing patterns

Nature's Fabrics

Natural & Organic Fabrics

Elliott Berman Textiles

Fabrics for Greater Ideas

adv. search»
pattern | machine | member

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

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