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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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    Nov 17, 2016, 04.45 AMby Clburgdorf

    If money was not a problem, I would spend $15,000 for the Epic.Since money is a problem, I would spend $1,500 on a sewing machine. Sewing at my house is a family affair. I usually have my daughter or my mom in my sewing room. They are either watching or giving me advice.

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    Dec 22, 2015, 04.48 AMby sew1ngfr1end777

    I would consider my sewing projects and designs that I want to incorporate in the project. I would consider what I like to make and all the patterns and designs I would like to create. I’m thinking about all the other creative things I made in the past and then think about what I would like to make ahead in the future. I would then look at the machine and see all of it’s benefits. Is it user friendly, easy to create designs on fabric, easy on the hands, easy to learn and understand, and plenty of open arm to hold my fabric. I would consider all possibilities. Finally, I would put in my two cents worth and begin my journey into the world of creative sewing.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 09.37 PMby Michele Schofield

    I would WANT to spend as much as possible. But in reality it would only be less than $200. I don’t have a lot of money right now.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 01.08 PMby MiaCB

    How much?

    Well,in my opinion whatever was worth the need. You see, in my case I grew up with my mother`s old Singer sewing machine, the very one I learned to sew (I am still an amateur), and we only kept it as its design it is very cool, still from the 60ies, built in a furniture case. It doesn`t do much, just the basics, but still…it is sometimes a matter of redefining our priorities on what we want to do, whether or not you want to simplify your creations, which is what we do to fit the machine’s capabilities. However, nothing stops us from wanting something that can provide more..that is why technology is here to help us out , and there is a price to pay for that. That is the question..can you afford it?

    So, after many (like I mean many) years dreaming about it, a long time wish is finally coming true. Going back to school (I am 45) to learn how the couture pros do it…for full 2 1/2 years with the top people in the industry, with a scholarship! Although learning the trade with pro equipment at school is awesome.. and it would be nice to have a new machine at home to practice and also start my own business. Which is the main goal.

    Anyway, that is my story so far! Thanks for the space!


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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.45 AMby Lindsey Duvall

    I’d pay $300 – $400.

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    Dec 19, 2011, 07.43 AMby nickipixie

    I am not sure how much I would spend on a sewing machine I was planning on buying one with my christmas money but that would only be 100 dollars but I wish I could spend more and get a cooler one with more complicated stitches and different settings. I was teaching myself to sew on my moms old sears sewing machine she had when she was my age (teenager) and was actually in the middle of trying to sew my family simple christmas gifts when it broke. Also I did not have a manual because they no longer sold them and it couldnt be fixed since I learned they no longer made parts.This would be so awesome if I could win this sewing machine. I would be so happy! please please please please please consider me:) and have a happy holiday. Also if anyone could reccomend a hand sewing book because it looks like that is what I will be doing for now or a very simple book explaining how to use a machine which hopefully I get. Because I bought a very expensive one and it ended up making no sense:( Thanks!

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    Dec 13, 2011, 09.33 PMby shoshana13

    I would pay 100$ for a sewing machine for learning, and much more for a machine (like Emerald 118) for an intermediate level.

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    Nov 30, 2011, 07.35 AMby Kristis

    I would be willing to spend $2500-3000 for a quality embroidery/sewing capable machine that is easy to use, produces great results and doesn’t require unexpected additional purchases of needed attachments. Want to be able to produce additional income, in addition to my “day job.” However, as a working farm family during a drought, not sure how that can happen. Would love to win a Viking to help things along. Thanks for the opportunity!

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    Nov 29, 2011, 11.08 PMby Tamah Burke

    see im a teenager and i dont have that much money and in saving most of my money for college.. i would spend about 200 -400 dollars on a sewing machine … dat like 4 years of saving to do

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    Nov 29, 2011, 11.08 PMby Tamah Burke

    see im a teenager and i dont have that much money and in saving most of my money for college.. i would spend about 200 -400 dollars on a sewing machine … dat like 4 years of saving to do

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    Nov 22, 2011, 05.27 AMby Jesus4Mayor

    I would be willing to spend quite a bit on a sewing machine.Around 1,000 or even more for a good, sterdy, and versatile model. I love to do all sorts of crafts so I would love to have one. Unfortunately I don’t and it will be quite a while before I can get one. Decent sewing machines can get so expensive.

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    Nov 20, 2011, 09.35 AMby Marcia Anderson

    If I had it I would spend between $1000-$2500 for a really good machine, but as it stands now I’m stuck with my horrible little basic $80 Singer machine ;0(

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    Nov 13, 2011, 04.04 AMby tdericks

    I would spend 1500.00 on a sewing machine, if I had the money.

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    Nov 9, 2011, 09.46 PMby sarahliden

    I would spend upwards of $2k on a quality new machine, if I had it to spend.

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    Nov 5, 2011, 02.08 PMby stitch3303

    I would spend up to $500.00 if I had it. Right now I use a 45 year old Kenmore that my mom used.

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    Nov 1, 2011, 02.55 AMby twosocks

    I have paid up to 400.00 for a sewing machine. I wore it out. I really really need that sewing machine.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 07.06 PMby stephiaffi

    I often shop on amazon. I like being able to buy exactly the book I want without having to traipse around every bookshop in town. I also buy most of my patterns online from the big pattern sites.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 04.50 PMby lizhonnun

    depends on the type of machine. I bought a basic sewing machine for my daughter for about 250 $ (that is 30.000 icelandic kronas)… I thought it was a good price for such a machine (Husquarna)

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    Dec 27, 2010, 02.41 PMby katemccauley

    I’ve spent as much as $3000, so that would pretty much be my limit!

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    Dec 27, 2010, 08.54 AMby yiphat

    I have just given birth to my second child; my big daughter is 2 years old. I want to be able to be there for them so I am not willing to work med hours outside the house. I took my mom sewing machine and started a small business. I would consider spending 700$ on a good, comfortable and reliable sewing machine. Thank you for the opportunity

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    Dec 27, 2010, 08.30 AMby ujosiili

    I’ve lost my hope on my 300 € basic machine, next one is going to be 600-800 € and hopefully works better…

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    Dec 27, 2010, 08.20 AMby Imenka Bezprezimenkovska

    because I don’t own a sewing machine, I’m expecting one as a present from my parents after New year (which is promised the last 3 years) and from inside information, I’m expecting them to spend 300 euros

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    Dec 27, 2010, 05.12 AMby zoe84

    I am actually in the market for a new machine right now. I am looking for a good one for under $500.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 05.10 AMby magpyesews

    I think it totally depends on what the machine is intended for. For myself, since I make quilts, clothes, and want to dabble in heavier things like denim and leather, would likely consider spending upwards of $400-500 on a high quality machine that I know will last for years. I think I would include in that not only the price of the machine but also any feet I know it would need to do what I want.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 04.26 AMby Nancysue

    I paid around $300 for my HUSQVARNA Madison machine! I love the more powerful engines over the fancy LED computerized stitches anytime. I’d pay up to $500 to restore all metal vintage machines.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 03.45 AMby kraft4fun

    Just saw a video clip of HUSQVARNA VIKING® HICLASS™ E20 on Husqvarna VIKING website. It’s amazing to see what can be accomplished with this sewing machine. I hoping I don’t have to spend money a sewing machine. Keeping my fingers and toes crossed and praying to win the beautiful HUSQVARNA VIKING sewing machine. Thank you for giving this opportunity!!!

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    Dec 27, 2010, 03.40 AMby nadinewoods

    I wouldn’t hesitate to spend several thousand dollars on a machine if it were in my budget, it had all the features that I wanted, & it was a good quality machine that would last me for years. The machine I have now is over 10 years old and was worth every penny I paid for it. When I bought it, I wasn’t completely sure about spending so much money, but I really trusted my dealer and his opinion. After having used a nice machine for so many years, I realize just what a great investment a sewing machine really is!!!

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    Dec 27, 2010, 03.36 AMby jladyl

    My first machine cost 100$ and when I upgraded then next one was 300$, my next dream machine costs about 600$.

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    Dec 26, 2010, 11.53 PMby ggexpansive

    I think for a basic sewing machine with nothing extra should not cost more that $200.00 i would love to win !

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    Dec 26, 2010, 11.43 PMby chockisses25

    I spent around $250 for the sewing machine I’m using now. I think I would pay $300-$400 for a serger, but I’m hoping for a holiday deal!

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