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Old 23rd August 2012, 12:50
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Default Best value overlocker for beginner?

Hi, I'm looking to buy my first overlocker, as I'm beginning to make clothes and would like a more professional finish. I also have a few project ideas that require the overlock stitch to show on the outside, therefore, the overlock stitch on my sewing machine (which I am currently using) is not suitable.

I'd love to have a machine that also does coverstitch, but they all seem very expensive.

Can anyone recommend a good brand, that's reasonably priced for what you get (i.e. extra feet for rolled hems etc.)? And also let me know where I can purchase one?

I am also wondering what features I should be looking for in an overlocker?

I've been looking at the Janome 9200D (my sewing machine is also Janome), as it is only £200 at John Lewis. However, there doesn't seem to be any additional feet included. I've also been watching a few on ebay, but I'm dubious about buying one second hand, without guarantee or manuals and having to thread it myself!

Thanks!
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