I had bought a new sewing machine about 6 years ago when my 20 year old one bit the dust. I bought one with a larger sewing surface as my eldest daughter was taking a quilting class. Fast forward and she took it off to college with her. I bought a cheap one just to have in the event I need to hem something or take up some straps on tank tops.
After finding many different blogs about people and their refashioning ideas and tutorials, I realized my cheapy machine couldn't stand up to what I wanted to experiment with.
I read many reviews and this one seemed to really fit my needs. While it isn't a top of the line machine by any means, it sews like a dream compared to what I had. I love the drop in bobbin-my old, old machine had it and I never had any trouble with it. My cheapy has the one on the front of the arm. It was a pain-especially because I couldn't see what I had left on the bobbin.
It is so easy to thread-I'm amazed.
I attempted my first blind hem :)
I think me and the Curvy will get along nicely.
I've finished a couple of easy re-do's, I just need to find a day to try them on and take pictures. I didn't get out of my sweats from Friday night until I had to go back to work this morning. It was heavenly!