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jfdavis83
jfdavis83
North Carolina USA
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Date: 7/7/11 3:59 PM

HI All! I have caught the sewing bug!

Right now, I am using my mother's OLD Montgomery Ward machine, but I am looking at dealers to get my very own machine.

A sewing shop employee recommended the Janome:2206 for me. Anyone out there know about this machine? I want to make sure I do my research before I purchase.

Any other machine brands/models that would be good for a beginner, but also a good long term investment?

I am interested in making gifts, garments and quilting. (One class at a time!)

Thanks for the help!

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~ Jenni ~

tgm and Kittys
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tgm and  Kittys
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Date: 7/7/11 4:43 PM

You might like the Janome 2212 I tested one of those & it did really well with layers of fabrics. It also has twin needle capability. ..........There are so many sm out there. Many good quality sm.

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Remembering my most loved BFF (Best Furry Family, a very close friend, family)...The Baby my kins, my Abigail ..11/2/03 - 3/7/16

She's my Baby & I'll love her if I want to, love her if I want to.... you would love her too she's the Baby ... the kins ...sung ..just one of her songs..
I miss you an awful lot my Baby ...Ab-i-gail she would come running when I would say her name like that...

Lord please take care of my much loved kitty. +
Thank you Lord for loaning me the much loved Babykins. +

jfdavis83
jfdavis83
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Date: 7/7/11 6:26 PM

Thanks! I will have to check that model out!

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tgm and Kittys
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Date: 7/7/11 8:30 PM

Our dealer has 2 free lessons when you buy it. It cost $149 here ... no sewing case, but it does come with snap on feet.
It is mechanical. It has a nice 4 step buttonhole & zig zag, straight stitch & some stretch stetch.

There was a recent discussion here on the Magnolia & Sewist 500 if you can afford a bit more money. Those are drop in bobbin.

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Remembering my most loved BFF (Best Furry Family, a very close friend, family)...The Baby my kins, my Abigail ..11/2/03 - 3/7/16

She's my Baby & I'll love her if I want to, love her if I want to.... you would love her too she's the Baby ... the kins ...sung ..just one of her songs..
I miss you an awful lot my Baby ...Ab-i-gail she would come running when I would say her name like that...

Lord please take care of my much loved kitty. +
Thank you Lord for loaning me the much loved Babykins. +

AminaHijabi
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Date: 7/8/11 10:10 AM

2206 is probably a fine machine, but it has limited capabilities so you will quickly grow out of it so to speak. I own a 2212 and it does everything I need and I quilt, sew clothes, and mend.
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