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photo Sewing Machine Review 12/23/14 6:07 PM
Pfaff - Hobby 4240
Pfaff Hobby 4240 made in Taiwan, all steel inside. .6 amp motor. Adjustable stitch length with 5 single needle stitches and 5 double needle stitches. Has a 3 step button hole and is a free arm. The presser foot pressure is adjustable. The spool holders push into the machine and they are metal. The m... more...
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Sewing Machine Review 11/14/14 11:37 AM
Singer - 5817
Singer 5705 C made in Brazil. Mostly steel inside (1 plastic or nylon gear) with a 1 amp motor. Uses standard bobbins, bobbin winder in usual place, easy to thread, tension knob with spring and plates inside machine. Has 5 stitches, straight, zz, blind hem & 2 decorative. 4 step buttonhole. Adjus... more...
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photo Sewing Machine Review 11/14/14 11:02 AM
Brother - LS 2125i
My first new machine in 50 years. I have had the LS 2125 pass through my hands in the past. I thought I would see if this new one was any better and it was a good deal. The spool holder can be pushed into the machine when not in use. The presser foot lever is plastic and off to the right. It doe... more...
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Sewing Machine Review 11/1/14 1:34 PM
Singer - straight stitch- old black
Singer 127 Serial # G8751857 made in New Jersey in 1910. This is your basic sewing machine. Straight stitch only, not made with reverse. There is a knob on the right side of the machine: turn to the right to make larger stitches, turn to the left for smaller ones. No numbers, its guess work. Has os... more...
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photo Sewing Machine Review 8/21/14 4:57 PM
Singer - 1525
got it at a yard sale and I understand why it was only $5. It has 7 stitches as well as a 3 step buttonhole. The stitch length and width are adjustable, which is a plus. It is a free arm and that works easily. There is a large knob under the wheel to change the stitches. The needle has 3 positions... more...
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Am a retired clinical therapist with an MSW. I started my sewing career in a small neighborhood sewing factory. We made shirts, on treadle machines, and it was piece work. I sewed the left cuff on... more

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