Amazon: Singer Heavy Duty Extra-High Speed Sewing Machine Only $99.46 Shipped
This Heavy Duty machine can sew through just about anything – it features a top drop-in bobbin, drop feed for free-motion sewing, automatic four-step buttonhole, adjustable presser foot pressure and has 11 built-in stitches.
Check out what Hip2Save readers think of this machine…
I have this machine and really like it! It is my first one and has been great to learn on. It has little pictures and numbers to help you remember how to thread the bobbin – which is super helpful when you’re trying to learn!
It is not a super smooth or quiet machine – but it sews very well and easily! You can’t beat it for the price, especially for someone interested in starting to sew who isn’t ready to make a big investment in a fancy machine!
I also have this machine (thanks to a deal Collin posted here) and learned on it. It doesn’t have speed control, but I haven’t found that to be an issue. I just had to get used to how sensitive the pedal is. I also took a sewing 101 class at Jo-Ann Fabrics (which I think cost $35, but they give you some free supplies/materials and coupons) and I brought my machine and learned some more tips and tricks about this specific machine.