Sewing machines – the essential guide

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    Where to buy your sewing machine

    Bernina for high-quality machines to suit everyone from beginners onwards.

    Brother offer a wide range of competitively priced models.

    Elna for easy-to-use machines, plus check out the project of the month on their website.

    Husqvarna Viking has user-friendly models and innovative features.

    Janome Follow the links on the website for ideas and patterns.

    John Lewis has good-value own-brand machines, and knowledgeable instore staff.

    Pfaff They have downloadable sewing projects available online.

    Singer for low-cost models for everyday sewing.

    Toyota is great for
    affordable basics.

    See our pick of the best sewing machines.

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