The Sewing Machine Master List at Sew, Mama, Sew!


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It seems that lately I’ve been getting a lot of questions about how to pick out a sewing machine. I usually pass along this really helpful post on how to choose a sewing machine by Erin at A Dress A Day because honestly, she says it better than I could.

But now I have a wonderful resource to couple with Erin’s sage advice: The Sewing Machine Master List from Sew, Mama, Sew!

The lovely people over at Sew, Mama, Sew! asked their readers to answer a number of questions about sewing machines and post them to their own blogs. they then compiled the links to all of those posts. The result is a neatly organized list of tons of interviews with real people about their experiences with their own machines. So useful!

If you’re thinking about a new machine or may be in the future, bookmark this amazing list.

Oh, and if you have other useful resources for choosing a machine (or even just getting started in the world of sewing), I’d love to hear about them.

{image of green sewing machine by Moa Maria}

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Julianne Smith

thanks for sharing this! i just went on and checked it out (and found all the people who have my same machine!). i get asked this question alot too. thanks again!


Whoa! Uber list. Thanks.

Eugenia Lucaci

Hi, I would like to buy an industrial sewing machine to can sewing easily and faster, soft and heavy fabrics…at home. If somebody can help me with some recomandation… Wold be lovely


I would love a similar list about sergers . . . they seem to vary alot in price while all doing the same basic thing.

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