I have a young (high school age) friend who is sewing and quilting and she has received $300 (approx.) to buy a sewing machine. Her father is trying to get her to buy the $650 Singer sewing/embroidery machine and she is asking for my opinion. What should I tell her? I have no experience with this machine. I use a Pfaff and my longarm machine. Her dad is really into computers, etc. and thinks she would like the embroidery feature as she is learning this in school. Any help, ideas and advice would be really helpful. Her sewing and quilting she is doing, she is paying for herself, so she is on a limited budget and right now she is sewing on an old, old Singer that only goes forward and backward.