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    If I want to start a hobby, can I start with this?

    Okay hi guys, I'm super new here but everyone seems proactive so I feel it's okay to ask about........sewing.

    Haha yea, I saw a super cute sewing machine and it's so MINI!
    It's a handheld sewing machine, that kind you can put in your bag.

    I never sewed to begin with, and I just wanted something super affordable to know if I like sewing.



    I got my info from yobireview.com


    Anyone has user experience to share?
    I'd like to know if it's practical enough to give me a taste of sewing.


    Have a good day y'all
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    My wife got one of these for the rare occasions where a sewing machine was needed.

    https://www.amerimark.com/health/hou...E&gclsrc=aw.ds

    Got it much cheaper on eBay however.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZiprHead View Post
    My wife got one of these for the rare occasions where a sewing machine was needed.

    https://www.amerimark.com/health/hou...E&gclsrc=aw.ds

    Got it much cheaper on eBay however.

    BTW, welcome to the board.
    Mrs Elixir used to sew professionally, so she has some great machines.
    I have this:



    Works for horse tack...

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    I find those handheld ones work "okay" if you want to see what it's like to make a thing. But because it is less tuned for tension, it will not make a great garment since the seams will sometimes be loose, sometimes tight. For that a simple desktop model is needed. The real machines will also go more rapidly and are easier to hold straight.


    But if you want to try, and make, say, a halloween costume, it is a cheap way to try and would be fun.
    Pin your pieces together well, because it's hard to hold things straight with a hand-held.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Symone View Post
    Okay hi guys, I'm super new here but everyone seems proactive so I feel it's okay to ask about........sewing.

    Haha yea, I saw a super cute sewing machine and it's so MINI!
    It's a handheld sewing machine, that kind you can put in your bag.

    I never sewed to begin with, and I just wanted something super affordable to know if I like sewing.



    I got my info from yobireview.com


    Anyone has user experience to share?
    I'd like to know if it's practical enough to give me a taste of sewing.


    Have a good day y'all
    Hi there!! Nice to meet you and have a good day to you too. I would say if you like sewing then yes this is a good way to start with. And i really like the hand machine this is so nice. I really like it. Mini machine.

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