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Baby Lock Soprano

by Marti
(Lincoln CA)

If you are thinking about buying a new Babylock Sewing Machine you may want to read this and think twice before you make your decision.

I purchased a Baby Lock Soprano on 10/4/2017 from a local sewing store with several locations in the greater Sacramento region.

I have sewn and quilted for over 40 years and have owned several different machines.

My Soprano worked right at first, then the bobbins would wind like a rats nest, I still have some as proof. I took it in for repair and was told by the scan and cut teacher I needed to take a class to learn how to wind a bobbin.

When the repairs came back I was told a small piece of thread under the winding mechanism was causing the problem. The bobbin winds perfectly now but it will not stop by itself, it just goes on and on, I have to hit the stop button to stop it.

I constantly have the issue of threading to sew and it won’t sew until I re-thread three or four times. I was in a class at the quilt store last Friday and this happened in class more than once. Also while I am sewing it will stop and the screen says select a pattern. I have to power off and restart to sew again. This also happened in class.

I traded in a Baby Lock Ellageo for this poor excuse for a sewing machine, do yourself a favor and look at something besides this model.

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Dec 16, 2022
Babylock Soprano 2021
by: Gail

Purchased a year ago as a back-up for my Pfaff Creative Sensation Pro that is in the shop more than at my home.

The Soprano is a great machine. It sews perfectly and piecing is wonderful. It has large multi-directional stitches and plenty of decorative options as well as pressure foot pivot. I love it.

Mar 11, 2022
Research before buying
by: Anonymous

I bought a Soprano in 2020. I am very disappointed as it has had so many issues.

Now this year, 2022 they said it needed a new part. Then after having my machine for a month, they sent it in for the repair at a facility out of state, as they could not get the stitches set right.

When I asked them what was wrong, they just said some other part was completely worn out. I told them the machine is only 2 years old!

I have been sewing for 50 years and have had machines that lasted much longer than this one.

So be careful when buying a machine. Research them completely.

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