Get Threads magazine!

Give a Gift

Profile for sewvintage - Threads

sewvintage

CA, US
member

craft interests: fashion, knitting, restyle, sewing

Member Since: 03/23/2010


recent comments

Re: Starter Machines and Beginning Sewers

The Hello Kitty machine is awsome!! I first encountered it a few years ago when one of my adult students brought it to class. I have since purchased it for our daughter who is now 8 and she loves it. It has all of the features that a beginning sewist would ever need and is easy to operate and relatively maintenance free. I would definitely recommend it for any beginner. As far as beginning machines go, (3/4 size vs full size) I don't think that it is the size that is important but rather the features that the machine includes.

As far as the "olive green monster", I have several of these in my studio and use them when I teach a group of students. I had never before seen this machine until a few years ago and when I purchased my first one ( I absolutely love the colour green!!) It also uses the same low shank attachments as the singer featherweight. Yes it is heavy but if you don't have to move it around too much it is a great basic machine.