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Reviews for 3321 | TALENT™

The SINGER® TALENT™ sewing machine is the perfect machine for beginners! With automatic needle threader and a top drop-in bobbin system, set-up is simple and frustration free.

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Talent 3321

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Pros: Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use, High Quality

Cons: Manual Not Step-by-step Simple

83 out of 85 people found this helpful.

I would not really recommend a beginner try this machine at home alone as the manual is not step-by-step enough for a beginner. I am a Singer enthusiast, own several vintage Singers, and I really feel that is why I have been able to get excellent results with my Talent 3321. It's a great little machine but getting a good stitch with it was easier because I've sewn on so many different Singers. I knew, for example, that I needed to use the L-screwdriver when changing needles, and that I needed to try all of the stitches on a scrap to figure out what settings were needed to get the stitch I wanted. I will say this little machine sews the nicest stretch stitches and it is very simple to achieve those. The straight stitches are also very nice, something I've not always seen with machines that have both stitch types. The only reason I am not giving this a full five star rating is the manual-it doesn't give sufficient information on setting the stitches. If you buy this machine, and I do recommend it as a wonderful basic machine, make sure you practice with scraps, and take notes right into the manual for future sewing reference. The machine is not as light and jumpy as other reviews here and elsewhere have reported, I deliberately ran it at high speed in several settings and it sat quietly on the sewing table. The bobbin does click a bit whilst sewing but slowing down settles that. Bigger than it looks in the pics, too.

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Pros: Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use

Cons: Foot Peddle A Little To Light

31 out of 38 people found this helpful.

A very good machine for your money

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Overall Rating:

Pros: Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use, High Quality

27 out of 29 people found this helpful.

Tremendous value for all this machine does. Couldn't be happier with my purchase!

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Good machine for a beginner like me

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Pros: Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use

27 out of 30 people found this helpful.

I hardly ever sew, but this machine makes it much less daunting! My only complaint would be that the foot pedal is rather light. Otherwise, I think it has been a good purchase.

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Good basic machine

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Pros: Great Features, Easy To Use, Simple Enough

Cons: A Little Noisy

26 out of 28 people found this helpful.

Fairly easy to use, nice stitches, easy to thread. Could be quieter, not really heavy enough as it likes to jump around a little when sewing at fastest speed.

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great value

Overall Rating:

Pros: Good Value, Easy To Use

18 out of 18 people found this helpful.

I purchased this machine for an immediate need without comparison shopping, and was very pleased with its performance. I agree that it could be a bit heavier, but it was easy to use and a great value for money!

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Nice beginner machine

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Pros: Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use, High Quality

17 out of 18 people found this helpful.

I am a complete beginner. In February I took a free 2-hour sewing machine class at my local library, and then in March my 2nd grader had a Book Character assignment at school and decided to be Willy Wonka. I wanted to make him a lined purple paisley vest from a pattern and so I bought this machine. The vest turned out beautifully! I agree that the manual leaves a lot to be desired, but you can overcome that with diligence. I'm the type of person that makes pages of notes and questions and reads all the directions several times before starting a project. I googled a lot of my questions and asked some experienced friends a few things, and the DVD that comes with the machine was very helpful too. Next I'm going to make some sweatpants for my 5-year old and look forward to learning to use the stretch stitches with knit fabric. I can't wait!!

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Disappointed

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Pros: Great Features, Easy To Use

Cons: Poor Quality, Poor Internal Workmanship.

17 out of 19 people found this helpful.

I purchased this machine to do simple piecing at my quilt guild charity sews.
The machine sounded like it broke a shaft one weekend during the sew. All the ladies were shocked just as I. I am so disappointed. The machine was only 8 months old. When I contacted Singer they stated I would need to take it to a certified Singer repair shop. The closest one is 6 hours away. To ship it would cost more than half of the value of the machine. So you got it. I am going to trash it. Such a shame. I love Singer but the new machine I bought is a Brother. Please be careful using this machine. It can't handle anything but simple two pieces of material sewed together.

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Love it !!!

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Pros: Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use, High Quality

13 out of 13 people found this helpful.

Excellent machine !!! User friendly ,great sewing for all kind of fabrics! I used it on stretch fabrics and heavy fabrics such as jeans ! I am very happy whit this machine.

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New machine

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Pros: Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use

Cons: Add A Cons Lightly To Noisey

5 out of 5 people found this helpful.

My old machine of 40 years died! I was nervous about getting a new one. This machine was extremely easy to thread and operate. My biggest fear was getting the tension right, it was
Extremely uncomplicated. I don't do as much intricate sewing any more and wanted a very basic machine, very pleased with this model.

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Best Sewing Machine thus far owned

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Pros: Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use, High Quality, Instructional Dvd

4 out of 4 people found this helpful.

Very user friendly, I love that it came with an instructional DVD. I had a Simplicity before and it broke countless times. I've seriously never been happier with a sewing machine!

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Singer Model 3321

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Pros: Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use, High Quality

I do not sew a lot, but this machine is great for hems and simple tasks such as alterations.

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