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« on: February 12, 2007 05:45:15 PM »

i am very new to sewing and i want a machine that is very simple to thread and operate. i am looking into a singer 7444.

http://www.target.com/gp/detail.html/sr=1-7/qid=1171330256/ref=sr_1_7/601-4773670-4886566?ie=UTF8&asin=B000E26HHO

if you have anything to say about this particular machine or a recommendation for another machine please let me know.

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« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2007 08:17:15 AM »

Singer machines haven't been all that great lately...although they are improving.  If I were to buy in the price range you are considering, I would not buy a Singer or a White.  Brother, Simplicity (made by Brother is probably OK...not sure), Janome would be the direction I would lean.  Plus, if you buy it at a dealer instead of on the internet or at a big box store, you can probably have adjustments and simple repairs done if it needs them, maybe even a short lesson on threading and usage.
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« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2007 05:41:00 PM »

thanks! i will look into that!
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