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5523 | SCHOLASTIC™

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bad purchase
Nancy Merrill | July 07, 2014
Overall Rating
Cons:
Poor Quality, Expensive

haven't been able to use it since tension is completely defective. Have checked everything and watched videos but no change. Waiting for reply from Singer. what good is a 25 year warranty if you can't get it to work

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Love It
Judy Waggoner | March 21, 2014
Overall Rating
Pros:
Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use, High Quality, Love The Needle Threader

No machine is perfect but this one comes close for me! I don't need one for embroidery, I can do that by hand and enjoy it. I need one for good sewing ability and one that I can change stitches fast and one that has a needle threading feature on it and this one has that. I make costumes for my daughter who is a drama teacher and I have to be fast because usually the most time I have is six weeks and her casts can have as many as 50 teens in them and sometimes I have less time. Also I am trying to teach some of these young people how to use the machine and this machine is simple enough to do that and not confuse them. You MUST read the directions before you use this machine you cannot assume that it operates the same way as your old machine, it does not.

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Auto threader doesn't work
Maret Sadem-Thompson | February 06, 2014
Overall Rating

Paid extra for the auto threader and cannot get it to work. At the demonstration, the operator ran it over 7 layers of denim and over a piece of wood. When I used it over 4 layers of fabric the machine chugged along very slowly and I actually had to move the fabric myself. It is ok for basic stitches, but my old machine already did that. Machine is very light for use with heavy fabrics. When I did my research after purchasing it, I could have purchased it for less at another store.

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My New PlayToy
Rita Tuma | October 07, 2013
Overall Rating
Pros:
Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use, High Quality

I love it--I haven't sewed a lot in the past few yrs-besides mending & small projects. I wore out my previous Singer of 35 yrs however. The new features on this machine has gotten my involved with more projects & is so easy to use-----

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First new sewing machine in many years
Debi Treleaven | April 30, 2013
Overall Rating
Pros:
Good Value, Great Features, Powerful, Handle On Top Is Helpful.
Cons:
Directions In Book Not Too Clear. Got Video From Seller That Saved Me. , Why Not A Thumb Screw To Change Feet. Screwdriver Is A Pain., Need More Explanation Of Different Feet And How To Use Them.

So far I really like the machine. Easy bobbin load, auto needle threading, buttonhole maker is cool,

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