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Baby Lock Soprano

by Fiana
(Clarksville, TN)

This machine sews beautifully. ........ but.... has no space for your hands to change needles, feet or clean.

Very disappointed in this machine. Have had it in for repairs 2 times now because it takes stitches when I am not sewing. Now the feed dogs don’t go up and down. I have only had this machine since May 2017 and now it is in the shop again.

Only lesson they gave me was how to try to work on it in such a small space, with my hands practically flat. Not fun and it takes forever to tear apart and clean because I have to unscrew 1/4 turn at a time.

Would not recommend.

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Aug 22, 2020
No space for working with hands
by: Debbie

I also agree with the comments above. There is no space for adults to get in there with their hands to change a needle, clean out bobbin area, etc. I have had bobbins that turned into nests and it's just impossible to do any work quickly. I have been sewing now for 53 years and this I have to say is the most aggravating thing I have found so far with this machine.

My advice would be instead of starting here with a new machine, go on and start somewhere that fits you physically as well as emotionally.

This is sized for a child's hands.

Apr 01, 2020
sew so
by: Anonymous

I agree with the post regarding comment on lack of space around needle area to machine...very tight here and the bulk in the curve of the machine does not help. It is a quiet machine, however I wanted something with a heavier feel and not so plastic. Hence, I went to Pfaff and purchased the Performance 5.2...louder than the Babylock, but feels much better.

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