Sewing machines – the essential guide

Advice on everything from choosing the right model, to understanding the jargon

Home sewing is back on the agenda and the appeal of the handmade has given many of us the urge to reclaim the skills that a generation forgot.

Sewing machines have come a long way in the past few years. Less expensive, easier to operate and generally lighter to carry, they are a lot less temperamental, too.

Check out our guide to buying the best model for you.

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