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Janome Magnolia 7318 – Performance and Features Review

Judging by the name alone, most people would guess that Janome hails its origin from southern parts of the United States, but in fact Janome is thoroughly Japanese. Founded in 1979, Janome specialized in sewing machines, and even their very first one was computerized. Today, Janome offers a comprehensive range of sewing machines and accompanying accessories. The Janome Ma [...]

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Best Sewing Machines for Curtains and Other Window Treatments

If there is one need that is poorly catered to on the market, and which a sewing machine can take care of beautifully, it’s the selection of curtains and other window decorations. Selecting just the right material that is complementary with the rest of the space is one thing, but making sure that the style of the curtain fits the space is another altogether. And a proper s [...]

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Janome Hello Kitty Sewing Machine Reviews

There is no better way to get your young kid to sew than to make it fun and easy. Big and unfriendly beginner sewing machines are not fun to play with and soon you will find they are collecting dust in the closet. However, sewing with Janome Hello Kitty sewing machines is super fun. Not only they are full sized and fully functional, but they are really affordable as well. Pe [...]

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Brother CS6000i vs Singer 7258 – Comparison of Features, Stitches and Performance

If you want to start a sewing hobby, or even go full professional, there are two brands to seriously consider. They both have a good track record of producing quality sewing machines, and they are at each other’s throats, which is good for you as you will get more features for lower cost. Behold the wonders of the free market in the sub $250 range! Should you choose the Brot [...]

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