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Welcome to day 20 of our Holiday Giveaway! Win the HUSQVARNA VIKING® HICLASS™ E20 from HUSQVARNA VIKING®! Comment on this blog article by 9AM (EST) Monday, December 27th (that’s a full week) to be entered to win!

The HUSQVARNA VIKING® HICLASS™ E20 offers great features such as simple threading and an easy one-step buttonhole.

Thirty-two fun and practical stitches include utility stitches, decorative stitches, and stretch stitches. This is a great machine for someone who wants to make creative projects for the home, family and friends!

Comment to Win: How much money would you consider spending on a sewing machine?

Congratulations to etchedinthread who won the Fiskars Fabric Scissor Set!!

and Congratulations to norasgranddaughter who won a Singer Sewing Machine and Dress Form!!


This giveaway is sponsored by HUSQVARNA VIKING®


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    Dec 23, 2010, 03.05 PMby karynd

    I’d go up to $300.

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    Dec 23, 2010, 02.53 PMby Anna Nguyen

    Me win! :)

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    Dec 23, 2010, 02.52 PMby obimom

    I currently have an old Bernina I bought new when my kids were babies. Lots of stitches later (the “baby” is now 26) I’m looking at a new 730 which is a sewing and embroidery machine for upwards of 5 grand. Although I visit it often, I’m waiting for the after holiday sale of used machines to see what shows up.

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    Dec 23, 2010, 02.40 PMby cocogone

    My presser foot keeps falling off so a new machine would be nice even though there are probably more deserving winners. I’m sorry I missed the prizes with threads and I hope there are thread prizes in the future

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    Dec 23, 2010, 01.59 PMby mellybelly81

    I would probably spend between $200-$300 as I only sew as a hobby at the moment. My 20+ year inherited Janome does well, but it only has basic stitches so if I ever decide to get a little more adventurous I would look at a newer version.

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    Dec 23, 2010, 01.57 PMby artthread

    I would pay at least $700 for a good machine that I can count on that will last me for awhile and has many feet to go with it.

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    Dec 23, 2010, 12.35 PMby melorwil

    With quality machine costing several hundred dollars. If I had the money to spend I would consider anything up to $1000.

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    Dec 23, 2010, 12.15 PMby gramakris

    I really want a new sewing machine and if had the money save I would spend up to $500? I would also someday like to have an embroidery machine!

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    Dec 23, 2010, 12.11 PMby stagemom

    I’m on my second machine of my adult sewing life and only spent about $100 on the first and $200 on the second. My next machine…….haven’t decided yet, but would love to try a Husqvarna!

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    Dec 23, 2010, 12.06 PMby stagemom

    I’ve always stuck with a basic machine. I think it’s because about 40 years ago when I was the youngest of three daughters who all sewed our Daddy played “Santa” one year and bought us a brand name machine with all the bells and whistles…it cost about $500…a (fortune at the time)….We had nothing but trouble with it…the tension control was a nightmare, the bobbin thread was always tangling. Looking back it may have been operator error….lol. I’m only on my second machine of my adult years and ready for a new one. It would be fabulous to win this one!

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    Dec 23, 2010, 11.17 AMby neds

    I would spend around $500 on a basic machine and around $1000 for a flashy one. I sew a lot so would have to see what I could get.. I don’t mind second hand either!!

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    Dec 23, 2010, 10.33 AMby ipires

    It would depend. £500 for a basic solid not computerized machine.

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    Dec 23, 2010, 10.21 AMby Maggie Bagwash

    My Singer sewing machine belonged to my aunt and is older than me. I think it’s time I upgraded.

    Arounf £200 is probably my limit at the moment to buy a new one.

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    Dec 23, 2010, 09.53 AMby babacave

    My dream budget ? No limits! But normally up to 500$.

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    Dec 23, 2010, 09.51 AMby Jesy Anderson

    depends on where i am finically.. my sewing machine i have now i bought on sale for $80 from $175. Its my learning machine and has been wonderful, but i know i will eventually have to upgrade, I don’t think I could afford over $400 though, with the little one .. she comes first when it comes to the money I bring home.

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    Dec 23, 2010, 09.34 AMby funonadime

    I almost spent $350, but opted for the the $180. We are on a very tight budget and as much as I would have loved to get the $350 machine the $180 does the job and was easier on the pockets!

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    Dec 23, 2010, 08.48 AMby Lilysnanny

    I would love to have a fancy machine with all the bells and whistles to make my grand and greatgrandchildren nice warm clothes. Maybe $700-800. However realistically my budget says $300-400. There are quality machines to be had for that amount, but you have to stay with a dealer whos been around and has a solid reputation.

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    Dec 23, 2010, 08.37 AMby escorpio

    I spent approx.700 on mine. It’s pretty good so right now I don’t have the conscience to spend anything on a serger. I haven’t even thought about how much I would spend if I were to buy one.

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    Dec 23, 2010, 07.44 AMby ladyv355

    Love to win such a great machine. I’m sure it would make projects much more fun to complete.

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    Dec 23, 2010, 07.28 AMby lillesol

    I want to buy a new machine in January and would spent about 700-800 Euros. Greetings, julia

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    Dec 23, 2010, 06.54 AMby wardrobe-cat

    If money were no object, a professional job of upto $10,000. As it is I splashed out and spent $450 AUD on a Husquvarna. Love it. Everything i need, plus the ability to play with what’s there.The non-computerised one. I can’t bring myself to trust fully computerised machine (one I had some time ago blew it’s motor! It wasn’t even a year old).

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    Dec 23, 2010, 06.50 AMby karen2572

    I would spend up to $600-$800 on a sewing machine.

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    Dec 23, 2010, 05.40 AMby rilo

    Very recently I was considering $800, but as long as my Janome keeps plugging along, I probably won’t justify a new one until we’ve paid off school debts.

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    Dec 23, 2010, 05.36 AMby wheatgirl

    I had spend about $450 on a new sawing machine 10 yrs ago. It still works great! But my kid it taking over it now:) Would love to find one I like for about $500.

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    Dec 23, 2010, 05.35 AMby crzymom

    $500 for a new basic machine. A bit more for extra bells and whistles

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    Dec 23, 2010, 05.13 AMby deafmama

    Depends on how great the machine really is, but no more than $1000 USD

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    Dec 23, 2010, 05.03 AMby vbarrus

    I’ve spent up to $800 on a Janome. I know a good machine is worth a bunch if you can afford it. I’ve always wanted a Viking.

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    Dec 23, 2010, 04.52 AMby Glenda Embree

    I could never afford to spend more than about $250. I’d love to have a fabulous machine, but it’s just not in the budget.

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    Dec 23, 2010, 04.51 AMby barbaragharper

    $700 or maybe more. Mmm Would make a major investment if I knew it was easy to use, a workhorse and dependable. This week I am trying to finish up the Christmas presents and once again – when I really need it – my machine is broke down- so pulled the old single stitch backup machine from the attic and now it’s broke.

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    Dec 23, 2010, 04.47 AMby veithurst

    I like to think that I’m frugal (not cheap). So, I typically figure out what machine I want and then watch craigslist & ebay with the idea of buying my machine for 50% less than retail. You’ve got to be patient if you decide to try this route and expect your machine to be at least a year old. $600 out-of-pocket is about tops for me.

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