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Can anyone recommend me a sewing machine please?

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Titsalinabumsquash Sat 16-Feb-13 19:11:09

I'm by no means good at sewing but I like to try and make what I can, I can do baby blankets, bibs, simple bags, cushion covers and the like, basic and simple things in other words. smile

I have had 2 very cheap little machines the £20 type, I would like to have something that is a bit more permanent and sturdy but still simple enough to use.

Nothing majorly expensive though as sadly I don't get nearly as much time as I'd like to get crafty and like I said I'm really not up to anything that requires any skill grin

Any recommendations would be great. smile

lljkk Sat 16-Feb-13 19:18:33

Lidl one is usually seen as value for money.
I am pleased with my Janome which cost under £100. Standard brand so plenty spares & accessories. I googled for one that claimed it was "easy to use".

TheOneAndOnlyAlpha Sat 16-Feb-13 19:21:13

I have a John Lewis one for £100. It does everything I want and is really easy to use. I don't use it much unfortunately, but I really like it. In bigger JL stores the staff will help you choose one and show you how to thread it etc.

bran Sat 16-Feb-13 19:26:25

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

rockinhippy Sat 16-Feb-13 19:26:56

I've answered a very similar question on a thread just below this, sorry can't cut & paste, but please check my answer to that one as its relevant to you too xx

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