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Greavette | Posted in Creative Machine on

HI, new to this ” forms ‘ so bear with me…I’m going to upgrade my sewing machine soon I have had a Viking Lilly 535 for quite some time and probably won’t trade it in since i dooo Love it….I’m fascinated by embroidery machines or the combo machines..Limited to dealers in my area to Janome, Viking, Pfaff…I will test drive all..Looking at Viking diamond, Pfaff Creative vision, Janome memory craft 1100..Anyone out there own any of these,..any pit falls with any of them ?? Don’t want to say down the road “could of should of” This will probably be the last machine i will buy looking for Reliability, work horse, ease of use,user-friendly manuals,good reputation for sustainability any an all input would be appreciated.
Looking forward to hearing from those that own these machines and about any quirks anyone has had with them..thanks Jb Greavette

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  1. Crazy K | | #1

    Husqvarna Viking

    I have the Designer SE (well, two of them) and I love them for many reasons.  They are use-friendly, the lights are awesome, good power and they do whatever I ask of them.  I have seen the Diamond but decided I didn't need to trade up again.......I had the Designer 1 first, then got the SEs.  The Diamond looks like a wonderful machine but I have many of the features so couldn't  justify the cost of trading up.

    Good luck with whichever you choose.

    Kay

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