Bernette Chicago 7 Sewing Machine

Bernina Chicago 7 Sewing Machine

Thanks to its conveniently arranged one-touch buttons, the Bernette Chicago 7 sewing machine is easy to use, making sewing and embroidery a breeze. Sewists will be quick to appreciate the versatility of this sewing and embroidery machine, using the simple alterations, … Read more

Janome Memory Craft 6300p

It’s important it is to have a reliable, efficient machine and generally quilters know this by harsh experience! Some computerized sewing machines leave a lot to be desired but, there are some exceptions to the rule. The Janome Memory Craft … Read more

Juki HZL K65 Review

Juki HZL K65 Review

Juki HZL K65 Review [wp-review id=”1877″] The Juki HZL-K65 is a marketed as tough, hard-working, portable sewing machine. On first view, the simpleness of the design would make it an excellent machine for beginners. Juki is known for its high standards in producing … Read more

Bernina 780 Sewing Machine

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Is this you? I know it certainly applies to me, but, I have a solution, the Bernina 780 Sewing Machine! It has a larger bobbin capacity, up to 80% which can make a huge difference, especially when quilting. Of course, … Read more

Brother Designio DZ3400

Brother Designio DZ3400 According to Brother, the Brother Designio DZ3400 computerized sewing and quilting machine has been designed for artistic crafters. Brother says it can: “help you give your projects a customized, high-end look”. It has plenty of features, a … Read more

Vetron Auto Seam

vetron auto seam

vetron auto seamWhat is a Vetron Auto Seam I hear you say, and what does it have to do with quilting?!

This article is just a snippet about how technology touches everything we do, including quilting. I’d never heard of Vetron sewing machines until I found a news article about an automated sewing machine that works by using cameras to track the movement of the fabric.

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Brother HC1850 Review

Brother HC1850 review


Brother HC1850 Review

Brother claims that the HC 1850 is perfect for:

“sewing, quilting, and basic monogramming. Designed for versatility and ease of use, this machine includes a hassle-free, built-in stitch reference flip-chart”.

Because we are quilters it’s good to see some specialized quilting features which include a detachable large table, spring action quilting foot, and the ability to do free-motion quilting.

The HC1850is also portable and light-weight, and perfect for taking to classes.

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Singer s18 Studio Sewing Machine

Singer S18 Studio Computerized High Performance Quilting and Sewing Machine

Singer s18 Studio Sewing Machine

Singer claim to give you a high-performance machine for a fraction of the cost:

Introduction to Singer Studio 18


On the face of it, the Singer S18 looks like a great sewing machine for quilting. You can see by the image that it has that all essential extra throat space needed and conveniently located function buttons. Let’s have a look at the functions and features in more detail.

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