View Full Version : Brother sewing machine

12-23-2004, 12:41 PM
Hi Ladies,
I am looking for an inexpensive medium quality sewing machine that would be used relatively infrequently, but is not a piece of junk. I did a search on posts here and it seems that in terms of low-end machines, brother is better than singer. I am almost a total novice, so this would be a real learning machine. I want one with an automatic buttonholer. I saw this at Wal-mart, Anyone have it or have any comments on the features it has/lacks?
Thanks in advance, you ladies are always so helpful!

12-25-2004, 11:33 PM
I have a different model brother (several years old) and it has taken a lot of use and abuse and it still works great! Any mine was the cheaper less then $100 model. I use mine for making quilts, blankets, even an apron using a heavy duck cloth and it worked like a champ. Especially if its going to be used very little I think its a great machine and well worth the money. Hope you like it.

12-29-2004, 04:11 PM
Please keep us posted on what you end up with. I am like you a total novice, but have a desire to get started up :)

01-03-2005, 01:28 AM
Costco also has several machines.

ellies mom
01-03-2005, 03:35 AM
My Mom got one of the Brother machines from Costco and loves it. She is a pretty serious quilter and got it to be her "portable" machine. It was about $200.

01-21-2005, 11:22 AM
I finally go this kenmore one that was just listed as a Consumer Reports best buy

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