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    Default Sewing: Which machine?

    So i have been sewing very basic stuff for a few years. I currently have a very basic Elna brand sewing machine, but have been thinking about maybe investing in an overlocker.

    I am looking at wanting to make more clothing for my family, bibs and probably blankets.
    There is nothing wrong with my current machine as it still works fine but its so basic.

    Ideas and suggestions welcome.

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    I have a janome dc2150 which was the machine I got to replace my basic elna. Over locker wise I hear that the brother brands are good. I have a Juki MO-734DE.

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    I have both in a basic elna, does so much for me (I'm a dress maker) love that both use the same power cord so I can just unplug the machine and swop it over. I have a Juki in an industrial machine (their built like a tank) I prefer the less computerised ones as they are easier to trouble shoot yourself if you have any problems

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    I made this recently on my machine, it's not always about all the fancy stitches, most of the time you won't even use them. It's what you make with what you have.

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    I have the basic Elna overlocker and find it easy to use and work. I still need the sewing machine to finish stuff off but the overlocker is great to give a nice finish.


 

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