Summary: The statement was the machine works fine. when we received it,it was locked down. Works fine, what a sells pitch. The machine is for light duty sewing, not heady duty not even meadium duty as we found out. After we had it worked on it sews ok but not great.
Summary: I bought this machine for my 8 yr, old daughter. I wanted something easy to use, but that would last her a long time. It has numeroud features and stitches, so it's not just a beginners machine, but is great for beginners. I would highly recommend this to anyone who doesn't need something with an abundance of extra features you may never use, but enough features to allow you to sew a variety of projects using several different kind of stitches.
Summary: I'm not what you would call a "serious" sewing person. I just wanted a machine that was easy to use so I could make a sun dress for my daughter, or a pillow case...you know, simply stuff. It worked fine for about a week. One day while sewing a skirt ruffle on, it jammed and the damage was worse than the machine cost. Thankfully it was still under warrenty. Singer just isn't what it used to be. They wouldn't even cover the cost of repairs.
Summary: I'll admit it does get jammed sometimes but I've only had the thread break on me once (i just loosened the tension and it's been fine since!) The jamming only happens once in a while and i've gotten the hang of getting un-jammed without having to remove my project. This is my first and only sewing machine so it's gone through its share of abuses and it still works! I've even sewn patches on a big puffy SLEEPING BAG that was accidently thrown into the drier!
Summary: My mother in law recently purchased this machine. Upon using it to mend a small job I noticed that the bobbin jams a lot . The problem is in the bobbin case it's self , there is a small screw that adjusts the tension that seems to constantly come loose . It becomes quite frustrating when you have to continually take it out and adjust ! Also the reverse lever cracked when I went to use it , overall I wouldn't recommend this machine .
Excerpt: I took eleven months of regular use of this machine before venturing with a review of this machine since it is very modern and complex and I felt I must have it in use for some time to ensure it delivers what it is supposed. Bought it for my daughter who uses it regularly. The zig-zag sewing has been a great help to put in both decoratory and strong stitches.