I am sewing!!
Up until yesterday, I had only used my little sewing machine for bobbin winding.
So, had to find the manual and read it to figure out how to thread it. And how to sew on it.
Here’s the good and the bad.
- It can sew straight lines.
- It can sew zig zag lines.
- It has adjustable tension.
- It has adjustable stitch lengths.
- It can wind a bobbin.
- The foot can be raised higher than I originally thought. Yippee!!
And now The Bad.
- No light. 😦
- One speed. Slow.
- Foot petal is used as the On and Off Switch. LOL!!
- To remove the item being sewn, you have to turn the side wheel several times to advance the thread out. You can’t just pull on the thread.
- The needle goes up and down the entire time the bobbin is winding. LOL!!
- It is LOUD!! OMG!! I am sure with the windows open, the neighbors can hear it.
BUT… it sews. And the stitches look pretty darn good too.
In fact, look at what I worked on late last night (after reading the manual). A table runner and pillow. The squares were already cut. Months ago. It was easy to get started. I was so in need of stitching up something!!
You know the saying… you get what you pay for. Well, for 50 bucks, I got a 5 lb, 10 1/2″ by 9″ sewing machine.
It does what it is supposed to do. Sew fabric pieces together. Can’t expect it to do more than I paid for, right? 😀