choosing a new sewing machine
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How to pick a new sewing machine

In previous posts I’ve written about my search for a new sewing machine. This was a very difficult process, which took almost a year. I was a beginner seamstress and didn’t quite know what to look for in a machine, and was overwhelmed by all the options. I finally purchased the Janome Skyline S3, and I truely believe I couldn’t have made a better decision. In this post I want to share with what I’ve learned during my hunt for a new sewing machine, hopefully making it easier for you to pick the machine that is right for you.

choosing a new sewing machine
DIY

On the hunt for a new sewing machine

Five years ago I bought my first sewing machine on a whim. I thought it would be cool to sew scented bags (don’t ask me why), so I stepped in a sewing machine store and came out with a Lewenstein Diana 28.