How much money should you spend on buying your first sewing machine? I share my own personal experiences with beginner to experienced sewist and how I made purchasing choices for sewing machines.
Let’s talk about sewing machines – vintage vs. modern models. Vintage sewing machines are known to be durable workhorses, while modern sewing machines often have more features like auto thread cutters, needle threaders, endless stitches, and more.
My 2008 courthouse wedding cost? $303. Janome 7700 sewing machine cost? $2,500.
Okay, so let’s talk about all the new sewing machines, sergers, coverstitch machines being announced by the big manufacturers.
Do you need an expensive sewing machine? Or will a more affordable model work just as well?